Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Data Centre Operations skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre Operations over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Center Operations
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 713 816 830
Rank change year-on-year +103 +14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre Operations 87 37 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.050% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.053% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 66 26 21
London median annual salary £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.77% +1.79% +7.69%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,625 £51,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £96,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +6.80%

Data Centre Operations is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 61,344 69,345 69,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 92.80% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 49,596 53,358 59,717
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Data Centre Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Data Centre Operations as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Operations in London

Data Centre Operations
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre Operations in London.

Salary trend for Data Centre Operations in London

Data Centre Operations
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Operations in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Operations in London

Data Centre Operations
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Operations within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London +29 13 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Central London +1 8 £95,000 +40.74%
East London - 5 £70,000 - 1
South London - 4 £55,000 -
Data Centre Operations
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing Data Centre Operations 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 London region with a requirement for Data Centre Operations.

1 87 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 59 (67.82%) Windows
3 48 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 45 (51.72%) Windows Server
5 41 (47.13%) Active Directory
6 36 (41.38%) Degree
7 32 (36.78%) SQL
8 29 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (32.18%) ITIL
9 28 (32.18%) Linux
9 28 (32.18%) Service Delivery
10 26 (29.89%) VMware
10 26 (29.89%) WAN
11 24 (27.59%) IIS
12 23 (26.44%) Business Continuity
12 23 (26.44%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (24.14%) LAN
14 20 (22.99%) Project Management
14 20 (22.99%) Office 365
15 19 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (21.84%) Systems Analysis
15 19 (21.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (20.69%) Finance
16 18 (20.69%) Red Hat
17 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
17 17 (19.54%) Web Services
17 17 (19.54%) SCCM
18 16 (18.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (18.39%) DNS

Data Centre Operations
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 24 (27.59%) IIS
2 12 (13.79%) IBM Notes
2 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.75%) Apache
3 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Concordance
1 12 (13.79%) Relativity
2 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.15%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 29 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (22.99%) Office 365
3 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (6.90%) SaaS
6 5 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.75%) Amazon S3
6 5 (5.75%) IaaS
6 5 (5.75%) PaaS
6 5 (5.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.89%) WAN
2 21 (24.14%) LAN
3 16 (18.39%) DNS
3 16 (18.39%) SAN
4 15 (17.24%) DHCP
5 14 (16.09%) Firewall
6 12 (13.79%) Modbus
6 12 (13.79%) SNMP
7 9 (10.34%) Unified Communications
8 8 (9.20%) VLAN
9 7 (8.05%) Multicast
9 7 (8.05%) VoIP
10 5 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (5.75%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (5.75%) iSCSI
10 5 (5.75%) MPLS
10 5 (5.75%) SSH
10 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
10 5 (5.75%) VPN
10 5 (5.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Legal
3 12 (13.79%) Law
3 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Applications Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Applications Support
3 11 (12.64%) Applications Support Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Presales Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.60%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.60%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) Web Services
2 12 (13.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 87 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (17.24%) Replication
3 13 (14.94%) CMDB
4 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.75%) Derivative
5 5 (5.75%) NHS
6 3 (3.45%) AS400
6 3 (3.45%) Clustering
7 2 (2.30%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.15%) Fintech
8 1 (1.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 59 (67.82%) Windows
2 45 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 28 (32.18%) Linux
4 16 (18.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.75%) CentOS
6 5 (5.75%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (3.45%) Unix
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) ITIL
1 28 (32.18%) Service Delivery
2 23 (26.44%) Business Continuity
2 23 (26.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (22.99%) Project Management
4 19 (21.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (21.84%) Systems Analysis
5 15 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (17.24%) Presales
5 15 (17.24%) Virtual Environments
6 14 (16.09%) E-Discovery
7 12 (13.79%) BCP
7 12 (13.79%) Business Continuity Planning
7 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (13.79%) Facilities Management
7 12 (13.79%) Infrastructure Management
7 12 (13.79%) ITSM
7 12 (13.79%) Process Improvement
8 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) C++
3 3 (3.45%) C
4 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (41.38%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) MCSE
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 6 (6.90%) PMP
5 5 (5.75%) CCNA
6 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.45%) VCP6
7 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.15%) CCDP
9 1 (1.15%) CCIE
9 1 (1.15%) CCNP
9 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.15%) OCP
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.15%) RHCE
9 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) COBIT
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.30%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (47.13%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.20%) XenApp
4 5 (5.75%) NFS
4 5 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.75%) VMFS
4 5 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.75%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.45%) DFS Replication
5 3 (3.45%) vSphere
6 2 (2.30%) KVM
7 1 (1.15%) Postfix
7 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) SCCM
2 8 (9.20%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (9.20%) SCOM
3 6 (6.90%) Nagios
4 5 (5.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (5.75%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.89%) VMware
3 18 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 15 (17.24%) Cisco
5 12 (13.79%) Citrix
5 12 (13.79%) Lotus
5 12 (13.79%) Nuix
6 11 (12.64%) EMC
7 8 (9.20%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.90%) NetApp
9 5 (5.75%) Avaya
9 5 (5.75%) Brocade
9 5 (5.75%) HP
9 5 (5.75%) RedGate
9 5 (5.75%) Symantec
9 5 (5.75%) Veeam
9 5 (5.75%) WatchGuard
10 4 (4.60%) Dell
11 3 (3.45%) IBM
11 3 (3.45%) Sun