Period
to 26 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 137 155
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 -42
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 150 229 217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.17% 2.28% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.32% 5.53% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 128 214 197
Median annual salary £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% - +18.18%
10th Percentile £45,350 £43,825 £47,200
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £88,000
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £60,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +27.57% -6.54% +18.18%

Data Centre is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,822 4,140 4,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.82% 41.17% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,443 3,666 4,000
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the City of London

Data Centre
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Centre in the City of London

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 56 (37.33%) Finance
2 49 (32.67%) AWS
3 46 (30.67%) Azure
4 41 (27.33%) Linux
5 40 (26.67%) Cisco
6 39 (26.00%) Microsoft
6 39 (26.00%) Windows
6 39 (26.00%) Firewall
7 37 (24.67%) DevOps
8 34 (22.67%) Python
8 34 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (20.67%) Public Cloud
10 29 (19.33%) Degree
11 28 (18.67%) DHCP
12 27 (18.00%) DNS
12 27 (18.00%) Active Directory
12 27 (18.00%) Project Management
13 26 (17.33%) VMware
14 22 (14.67%) Ansible
15 21 (14.00%) Office 365
16 20 (13.33%) Docker
16 20 (13.33%) Fintech
16 20 (13.33%) Windows Server
16 20 (13.33%) BGP
16 20 (13.33%) WAN
17 19 (12.67%) TCP/IP
17 19 (12.67%) OSPF
17 19 (12.67%) Banking
17 19 (12.67%) Release Management
17 19 (12.67%) PowerShell

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (12.00%) Apache
2 16 (10.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.67%) IIS
5 3 (2.00%) Confluence
6 2 (1.33%) nginx
7 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.00%) Acrobat
3 3 (2.00%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.67%) Maya
4 1 (0.67%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 49 (32.67%) AWS
2 46 (30.67%) Azure
3 21 (14.00%) Office 365
4 12 (8.00%) IaaS
5 10 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (6.67%) GCP
6 7 (4.67%) PaaS
7 4 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.00%) OneDrive
8 3 (2.00%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.00%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.33%) SaaS
10 1 (0.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.00%) Firewall
2 28 (18.67%) DHCP
3 27 (18.00%) DNS
4 20 (13.33%) BGP
4 20 (13.33%) WAN
5 19 (12.67%) OSPF
5 19 (12.67%) TCP/IP
6 16 (10.67%) MPLS
6 16 (10.67%) VPN
7 15 (10.00%) Multicast
7 15 (10.00%) Wireless
8 13 (8.67%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (8.67%) Network Security
9 12 (8.00%) SAN
10 10 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (6.67%) Unified Communications
11 9 (6.00%) LAN
11 9 (6.00%) NX-OS
11 9 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (5.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.00%) MySQL
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (12.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.00%) git-flow
2 15 (10.00%) RSpec
3 7 (4.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.33%) JIRA
5 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.67%) Selenium
6 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (37.33%) Finance
2 19 (12.67%) Banking
3 12 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.00%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.00%) German Language
5 6 (4.00%) Italian Language
5 6 (4.00%) Legal
6 5 (3.33%) Retail
7 3 (2.00%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 19 (12.67%) Architect
3 17 (11.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.33%) Consultant
7 7 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.00%) Network Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Security Consultant
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.67%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (3.33%) .NET
2 5 (3.33%) .NET Core
2 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (3.33%) CSS
2 5 (3.33%) HTML
2 5 (3.33%) REST
3 4 (2.67%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.00%) Kafka
4 3 (2.00%) Middleware
5 1 (0.67%) JSON
5 1 (0.67%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.67%) Spring
5 1 (0.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.67%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (5.33%) Cloud Native
4 7 (4.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.33%) Replication
6 4 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.00%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.33%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.33%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.67%) Animation
9 1 (0.67%) Clustering
9 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.33%) Linux
2 39 (26.00%) Windows
3 20 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.67%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.67%) AIX
10 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.67%) DevOps
2 34 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.00%) Project Management
4 20 (13.33%) Fintech
5 19 (12.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (12.67%) Release Management
6 18 (12.00%) Infrastructure Automation
7 15 (10.00%) Insurtech
7 15 (10.00%) Scrum
8 13 (8.67%) Presales
8 13 (8.67%) Project Delivery
9 11 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (6.67%) ITIL
10 10 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.33%) Decision-Making
11 8 (5.33%) Information Security
11 8 (5.33%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.33%) Microservices
11 8 (5.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.67%) Python
2 19 (12.67%) PowerShell
3 16 (10.67%) Java
3 16 (10.67%) Ruby
4 13 (8.67%) C++
4 13 (8.67%) Perl
5 8 (5.33%) SQL
6 7 (4.67%) C#
7 6 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.00%) Go
9 3 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.67%) C
10 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (19.33%) Degree
2 17 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.67%) CCNP
4 4 (2.67%) CCIE
5 3 (2.00%) BICSI RCDD
5 3 (2.00%) CCNA
5 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.00%) RIBA
6 2 (1.33%) MCSE
7 1 (0.67%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.67%) MCITP
7 1 (0.67%) MCP
7 1 (0.67%) MCSA
7 1 (0.67%) RHCE
7 1 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.67%) VCAP
7 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) NIST
1 5 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) PMO
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 27 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.33%) Docker
3 15 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.67%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.67%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.00%) vSphere
6 6 (4.00%) XenApp
6 6 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.00%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.67%) LXC
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (14.67%) Ansible
2 19 (12.67%) Kubernetes
3 18 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (10.00%) Consul
4 15 (10.00%) Icinga
4 15 (10.00%) Packer
4 15 (10.00%) Prometheus
4 15 (10.00%) Puppet
5 14 (9.33%) Salt
6 8 (5.33%) Terraform
7 5 (3.33%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (3.33%) vCenter Server
7 5 (3.33%) vRealize
8 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (2.00%) Nagios
9 3 (2.00%) SCCM
10 2 (1.33%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (26.67%) Cisco
2 39 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (17.33%) VMware
4 17 (11.33%) CheckPoint
4 17 (11.33%) F5
5 12 (8.00%) Citrix
6 11 (7.33%) Juniper
7 9 (6.00%) Infoblox
7 9 (6.00%) Meraki
7 9 (6.00%) Palo Alto
8 8 (5.33%) SolarWinds
9 7 (4.67%) Arista
9 7 (4.67%) Veeam
10 6 (4.00%) Oracle
11 5 (3.33%) ForeScout
11 5 (3.33%) HP
12 4 (2.67%) Adobe
12 4 (2.67%) IBM
12 4 (2.67%) Nokia
13 3 (2.00%) Fortinet