Period
to 26 November 2021

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 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 104 134
Rank change year-on-year -76 +30 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 75 107 236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.21% 2.68% 2.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.27% 7.09% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 68 86 185
10th Percentile £42,250 £46,125 £44,000
25th Percentile £60,125 £62,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £78,750 £82,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +17.86% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £89,281 £87,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £82,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -15.15% +13.79% +3.57%

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 2,297 1,510 3,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.19% 37.76% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,048 1,332 3,206
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £39,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.06%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%

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 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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 27 (36.00%) Azure
2 26 (34.67%) AWS
3 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 24 (32.00%) Cisco
5 21 (28.00%) Social Skills
6 19 (25.33%) Kubernetes
7 18 (24.00%) Public Cloud
7 18 (24.00%) VMware
7 18 (24.00%) Windows
8 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
9 16 (21.33%) Terraform
10 15 (20.00%) Docker
10 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (18.67%) Firewall
11 14 (18.67%) DNS
12 13 (17.33%) Degree
13 12 (16.00%) WAN
13 12 (16.00%) Python
13 12 (16.00%) Linux
14 11 (14.67%) ITIL
14 11 (14.67%) Finance
14 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
14 11 (14.67%) IaaS
14 11 (14.67%) GCP
15 10 (13.33%) Coaching
15 10 (13.33%) Microsoft 365
15 10 (13.33%) SaaS
15 10 (13.33%) Fortinet
15 10 (13.33%) Cloud Computing

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 2 (2.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.00%) Acrobat
2 3 (4.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.00%) Azure
2 26 (34.67%) AWS
3 11 (14.67%) GCP
3 11 (14.67%) IaaS
4 10 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (13.33%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (13.33%) SaaS
5 7 (9.33%) PaaS
6 5 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (5.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (4.00%) Serverless
9 2 (2.67%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.67%) AWS Fargate
9 2 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (1.33%) Cohesity
10 1 (1.33%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) DNS
1 14 (18.67%) Firewall
2 12 (16.00%) WAN
3 10 (13.33%) LAN
4 9 (12.00%) Ethernet
5 8 (10.67%) DHCP
6 7 (9.33%) SD-WAN
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (6.67%) Network Security
8 3 (4.00%) SAN
8 3 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.67%) DWDM
9 2 (2.67%) Internet
9 2 (2.67%) SNMP
9 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.67%) VoIP
9 2 (2.67%) VPN
9 2 (2.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
1 5 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (5.33%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.33%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.67%) Moq
2 2 (2.67%) NUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) Gradle
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 21 (28.00%) Social Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Advertising
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.33%) Fire and Rescue
6 1 (1.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Architect
2 13 (17.33%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (16.00%) Network Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Developer
5 5 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) .NET Core
3 5 (6.67%) JSON
4 3 (4.00%) React
5 2 (2.67%) CSS
5 2 (2.67%) LESS
5 2 (2.67%) Redux
5 2 (2.67%) Sass
6 1 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.33%) Flash
6 1 (1.33%) REST
6 1 (1.33%) RESTful
6 1 (1.33%) Velocity
6 1 (1.33%) Vert.x
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.33%) Replication
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.67%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Linux
3 6 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.33%) Unix
5 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.33%) CentOS
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.33%) SUSE
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.67%) ITIL
2 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (13.33%) Coaching
3 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (13.33%) Migration
4 9 (12.00%) Analytics
4 9 (12.00%) Presales
4 9 (12.00%) Scrum
5 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.33%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (9.33%) Change Management
6 7 (9.33%) Data Management
7 6 (8.00%) Data Pipeline
7 6 (8.00%) DevOps
7 6 (8.00%) Information Security
7 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) Python
2 9 (12.00%) Java
3 7 (9.33%) C#
4 6 (8.00%) SQL
5 4 (5.33%) Go
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 9 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.67%) CCNP
3 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) CCIE
4 5 (6.67%) Master's Degree
5 3 (4.00%) BICSI RCDD
5 3 (4.00%) RIBA
6 2 (2.67%) CCNA
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.33%) GDPR
4 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.33%) NIST
4 1 (1.33%) QA
4 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.00%) Docker
2 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.67%) vSphere
4 5 (6.67%) VMware NSX
5 4 (5.33%) KVM
5 4 (5.33%) XenApp
5 4 (5.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.33%) Firmware
7 1 (1.33%) LXC
7 1 (1.33%) NFS
7 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (25.33%) Kubernetes
2 16 (21.33%) Terraform
3 8 (10.67%) Ansible
4 6 (8.00%) Puppet
5 5 (6.67%) FortiGate
5 5 (6.67%) Grafana
6 4 (5.33%) Consul
6 4 (5.33%) Packer
6 4 (5.33%) Prometheus
6 4 (5.33%) SCCM
7 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.67%) Rundeck
8 2 (2.67%) SCOM
8 2 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.67%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (1.33%) Istio
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.00%) Cisco
3 18 (24.00%) VMware
4 10 (13.33%) Citrix
4 10 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 8 (10.67%) Dell
5 8 (10.67%) SolarWinds
6 7 (9.33%) Juniper
7 6 (8.00%) Arista
7 6 (8.00%) Aruba
7 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.00%) Google
8 5 (6.67%) CA
8 5 (6.67%) F5
8 5 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.00%) Adobe
9 3 (4.00%) CommVault
9 3 (4.00%) HP
9 3 (4.00%) NetApp
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle