Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Center Operations
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 793 772 847
Rank change year-on-year -21 +75 -56
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre Operations 32 51 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.046% 0.075% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.082% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 43
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +19.40%
10th Percentile £33,000 £44,250 £32,456
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £94,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% -4.17% +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 63,222 62,369 75,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.73% 91.43% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51,154 51,749 64,430
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £34,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,275
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Central London -30 8 £67,500 +14.41% 1
West London +4 1 £32,500 -50.00%
East London - 1 £67,500 -
Data Centre Operations
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) ITIL
4 11 (34.38%) Degree
5 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
5 10 (31.25%) Linux
5 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 9 (28.13%) SAN
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) IIS
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
8 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
8 7 (21.88%) Project Management
8 7 (21.88%) VMware
8 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (21.88%) Big Data
9 6 (18.75%) Service Management
9 6 (18.75%) SQL
9 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
10 5 (15.63%) DNS
10 5 (15.63%) SLA
10 5 (15.63%) Web Services
10 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
10 5 (15.63%) IBM Notes
10 5 (15.63%) SharePoint

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 7 (21.88%) IIS
1 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) IBM Notes
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Concordance
1 5 (15.63%) Relativity
2 1 (3.13%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (6.25%) BGP
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) Skype
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) Big Data
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Law
1 5 (15.63%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Data Centre Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Data Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (15.63%) E-Discovery
5 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (15.63%) Presales
5 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Network Design
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps
7 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.25%) Information Management
8 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C++
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
2 5 (15.63%) PMP
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCDE
5 1 (3.13%) CCDP
5 1 (3.13%) CCIE
5 1 (3.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 4 (12.50%) COBIT
2 4 (12.50%) ISO 14001
2 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.25%) GCP
4 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) KVM
4 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Lotus
3 5 (15.63%) Nuix
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Veeam
5 3 (9.38%) F5
5 3 (9.38%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Capita
6 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.25%) Veritas
6 2 (6.25%) WorldPay
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Splunk