Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 108 154
Rank change year-on-year -55 +46 -76
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 216 294 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.96% 2.90% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.03% 5.94% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 193 259 224
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £46,250 £34,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +4.55%

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 5,362 4,947 6,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.62% 48.79% 48.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,771 4,464 5,773
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 86 (39.81%) Cisco
2 72 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 72 (33.33%) LAN
3 71 (32.87%) Finance
4 68 (31.48%) Windows
5 63 (29.17%) WAN
6 62 (28.70%) Active Directory
7 61 (28.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 56 (25.93%) Firewall
9 52 (24.07%) VMware
10 51 (23.61%) Amazon AWS
11 49 (22.69%) Cisco Certification
12 47 (21.76%) Migration
13 43 (19.91%) Linux
14 41 (18.98%) Windows Server
15 39 (18.06%) Project Management
16 38 (17.59%) PowerShell
17 37 (17.13%) DNS
18 35 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (15.74%) ITIL
19 34 (15.74%) Citrix
20 32 (14.81%) MPLS
21 31 (14.35%) BGP
21 31 (14.35%) Wireless
22 28 (12.96%) CCNP
23 27 (12.50%) VPN
24 26 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
25 25 (11.57%) DHCP
25 25 (11.57%) MS Exchange
25 25 (11.57%) OSPF

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 25 (11.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.78%) IIS
4 5 (2.31%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.39%) Confluence
5 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) Drupal
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.46%) JBoss
7 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.46%) PrestaShop
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.93%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.46%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 61 (28.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (23.61%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (9.72%) IaaS
3 21 (9.72%) Office 365
4 18 (8.33%) SaaS
5 17 (7.87%) PaaS
6 10 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (3.24%) Serverless
9 6 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Akamai
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.46%) G Suite
11 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (33.33%) LAN
2 63 (29.17%) WAN
3 56 (25.93%) Firewall
4 37 (17.13%) DNS
5 32 (14.81%) MPLS
6 31 (14.35%) BGP
6 31 (14.35%) Wireless
7 27 (12.50%) VPN
8 25 (11.57%) DHCP
8 25 (11.57%) OSPF
9 23 (10.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (10.19%) Unified Communications
11 21 (9.72%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (9.26%) NX-OS
13 17 (7.87%) Network Security
14 16 (7.41%) SAN
15 15 (6.94%) EIGRP
16 11 (5.09%) IPsec
16 11 (5.09%) TCP/IP
16 11 (5.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.78%) Big Data
3 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.24%) JIRA
3 3 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.46%) Emacs
5 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.46%) WebStorm
General
1 71 (32.87%) Finance
2 21 (9.72%) Banking
3 16 (7.41%) Law
4 13 (6.02%) Marketing
5 12 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.09%) Legal
7 4 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.39%) Publishing
9 2 (0.93%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (19.91%) Network Engineer
2 26 (12.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (11.57%) Architect
4 24 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.72%) Infrastructure Manager
6 16 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (6.94%) Administrator
7 15 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (6.94%) Consultant
7 15 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) Analyst
9 13 (6.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 13 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (5.09%) IT Manager
12 10 (4.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (4.63%) Security Engineer
13 9 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
13 9 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.78%) Middleware
2 4 (1.85%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.85%) LDAP
2 4 (1.85%) Web Services
3 2 (0.93%) Flash
3 2 (0.93%) JSON
3 2 (0.93%) OAuth
3 2 (0.93%) OpenID
3 2 (0.93%) SAML
4 1 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.46%) LAMP
4 1 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.46%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.24%) Private Cloud
4 7 (3.24%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.85%) Fintech
6 4 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.39%) IPTV
7 3 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.93%) IVR
8 2 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.93%) User Experience
9 1 (0.46%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 68 (31.48%) Windows
2 43 (19.91%) Linux
3 41 (18.98%) Windows Server
4 18 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.94%) Unix
6 14 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.24%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.46%) AIX
11 1 (0.46%) CentOS
11 1 (0.46%) VyOS
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.76%) Migration
2 39 (18.06%) Project Management
3 34 (15.74%) ITIL
4 26 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (10.65%) PRINCE2
6 19 (8.80%) DevOps
6 19 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (7.87%) Network Design
8 16 (7.41%) Presales
9 14 (6.48%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.02%) Incident Management
11 12 (5.56%) High Availability
11 12 (5.56%) Load Balancing
12 11 (5.09%) Capacity Management
12 11 (5.09%) IT Strategy
12 11 (5.09%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (5.09%) Patch Management
12 11 (5.09%) Task Automation
13 10 (4.63%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.59%) PowerShell
2 17 (7.87%) Python
3 10 (4.63%) SQL
4 7 (3.24%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.24%) Perl
5 4 (1.85%) Ruby
6 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.39%) VBScript
7 2 (0.93%) C
7 2 (0.93%) PHP
7 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.46%) C#
8 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (22.69%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (12.96%) CCNP
3 24 (11.11%) CCNA
4 19 (8.80%) CCIE
5 18 (8.33%) Degree
6 11 (5.09%) CISSP
7 7 (3.24%) CCDA
7 7 (3.24%) CCDP
7 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (2.31%) CCSA
10 4 (1.85%) CCSP
10 4 (1.85%) CCVP
10 4 (1.85%) CISA
10 4 (1.85%) CISM
10 4 (1.85%) MCSE
11 3 (1.39%) CCIE Data Center
12 2 (0.93%) CCIE Security
12 2 (0.93%) CCIP
12 2 (0.93%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.63%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.78%) GDPR
4 5 (2.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.93%) PMO
6 1 (0.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 62 (28.70%) Active Directory
2 35 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 18 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (6.02%) vSphere
5 6 (2.78%) XenApp
5 6 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.31%) Docker
7 4 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.93%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.46%) Firmware
9 1 (0.46%) KVM
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.46%) NFS
9 1 (0.46%) vCloud
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (7.87%) SCCM
2 11 (5.09%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.70%) Ansible
4 5 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.31%) SCOM
5 4 (1.85%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.85%) Nagios
5 4 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.85%) TrustSec
6 3 (1.39%) EdgeSight
6 3 (1.39%) Puppet
6 3 (1.39%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.93%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.93%) Cacti
7 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 86 (39.81%) Cisco
2 72 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 52 (24.07%) VMware
4 34 (15.74%) Citrix
5 20 (9.26%) CheckPoint
6 17 (7.87%) F5
7 16 (7.41%) Juniper
8 11 (5.09%) Veeam
9 9 (4.17%) Arista
9 9 (4.17%) Palo Alto
10 7 (3.24%) Oracle
11 6 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.78%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.31%) Dell
12 5 (2.31%) Meraki
13 4 (1.85%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.85%) CA
13 4 (1.85%) HP
13 4 (1.85%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.85%) Siebel