Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Center Operations
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 827 843
Rank change year-on-year +61 +16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre Operations 60 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.049% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.053% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 42 33 33
London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,375 £72,400 £93,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% +33.33%

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 63,539 68,492 74,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.75% 92.59% 92.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50,775 53,274 64,540
London median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +17 8 £70,000 +7.69% 1
South London - 3 £55,000 -
Central London -29 1 £70,000 +12.90%
East London - 1 £67,500 - 1
Data Centre Operations
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 60 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 40 (66.67%) Windows
3 34 (56.67%) Windows Server
4 31 (51.67%) Degree
5 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
6 23 (38.33%) SQL
7 22 (36.67%) IIS
7 22 (36.67%) ITIL
7 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 19 (31.67%) Linux
9 19 (31.67%) Service Delivery
10 15 (25.00%) VMware
10 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 15 (25.00%) .NET
10 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (25.00%) E-Discovery
11 14 (23.33%) SCCM
11 14 (23.33%) Presales
11 14 (23.33%) SAN
12 13 (21.67%) Lotus
12 13 (21.67%) Red Hat
12 13 (21.67%) Web Services
12 13 (21.67%) SharePoint
12 13 (21.67%) IBM Notes
12 13 (21.67%) Law
12 13 (21.67%) Legal
12 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Architecture

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 22 (36.67%) IIS
2 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 13 (21.67%) IBM Notes
3 13 (21.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Concordance
1 13 (21.67%) Relativity
2 2 (3.33%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (13.33%) Office 365
4 7 (11.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.33%) IaaS
6 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) SAN
2 7 (11.67%) Modbus
2 7 (11.67%) SNMP
2 7 (11.67%) WAN
3 6 (10.00%) DNS
4 5 (8.33%) Firewall
4 5 (8.33%) LAN
4 5 (8.33%) NAS
5 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.33%) BGP
6 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (3.33%) Internet
6 2 (3.33%) Multicast
6 2 (3.33%) Skype
6 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (21.67%) Law
1 13 (21.67%) Legal
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Applications Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Applications Support
3 9 (15.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Presales Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Data Centre Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Data Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) CMDB
2 8 (13.33%) Replication
3 5 (8.33%) NHS
4 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.00%) AS400
5 3 (5.00%) Fintech
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 40 (66.67%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 19 (31.67%) Linux
4 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Unix
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) ITIL
2 19 (31.67%) Service Delivery
3 15 (25.00%) E-Discovery
4 14 (23.33%) Presales
5 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (21.67%) Process Improvement
5 13 (21.67%) Virtual Environments
6 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 10 (16.67%) Project Management
9 9 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (11.67%) BCP
10 7 (11.67%) Business Continuity
10 7 (11.67%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (11.67%) Facilities Management
10 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (11.67%) ITSM
10 7 (11.67%) Service Management
11 6 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) C++
3 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 8 (13.33%) PMP
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CCDE
5 2 (3.33%) CCDP
5 2 (3.33%) CCIE
5 2 (3.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) COBIT
1 5 (8.33%) ISO 14001
1 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) KVM
3 5 (8.33%) XenApp
3 5 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) SCCM
2 8 (13.33%) SCOM
3 3 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) VMware
3 13 (21.67%) Lotus
3 13 (21.67%) Nuix
3 13 (21.67%) Red Hat
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix
5 8 (13.33%) Cisco
6 5 (8.33%) EMC
7 4 (6.67%) F5
8 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.00%) Symantec
9 2 (3.33%) Capita
9 2 (3.33%) CommVault
9 2 (3.33%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.33%) McAfee
9 2 (3.33%) NetApp
9 2 (3.33%) Progress
9 2 (3.33%) Splunk
9 2 (3.33%) Veeam