Data Centre Jobs in London

Data Center
England > London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 21 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 179 163 264
Rank change year-on-year -16 +101 -49
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 440 757 1,128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.86% 2.26% 1.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.59% 4.88% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 353 516 725
10th Percentile £39,000 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +2.94%
75th Percentile £82,500 £97,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £115,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £58,850
% change year-on-year -12.50% +1.95% +2.62%

All Generic Skills
London

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable Skills 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 generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 9,595 15,508 35,666
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 40.62% 46.32% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6,770 10,528 15,495
10th Percentile £37,500 £44,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £76,391 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.82% +1.85% +3.45%
75th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £96,250
90th Percentile £130,000 £122,500 £120,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in London

Data Centre
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in London.

Salary trend for Data Centre in London

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in London over the 6 months to 21 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in London

Data Centre
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 21 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Central London -42 47 £72,500 +3.57% 28
West London -15 18 £50,000 -7.41% 21
East London +2 4 £61,250 +6.52% 40
North London -4 2 £30,000 - 5
South London -7 1 £67,500 +35.00% 7
Data Centre
England

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (5.45%) Microsoft Exchange
2 21 (4.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.82%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.59%) Apache
5 6 (1.36%) IIS
6 5 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.91%) Confluence
8 3 (0.68%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.68%) nginx
8 3 (0.68%) SAS
9 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 22 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.68%) SPSS
5 1 (0.23%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Primavera
2 1 (0.23%) Aladdin
2 1 (0.23%) C-CURE
2 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 131 (29.77%) Azure
2 86 (19.55%) AWS
3 80 (18.18%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (5.91%) SaaS
5 24 (5.45%) IaaS
6 21 (4.77%) PaaS
7 12 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.73%) GCP
8 11 (2.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 10 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (2.27%) Amazon S3
9 10 (2.27%) AWS Direct Connect
10 9 (2.05%) Entra ID
11 8 (1.82%) Rubrik
12 5 (1.14%) Datadog
12 5 (1.14%) GitHub
12 5 (1.14%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.68%) Azure DevOps
13 3 (0.68%) Azure Stack
13 3 (0.68%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 139 (31.59%) Firewall
2 104 (23.64%) LAN
2 104 (23.64%) WAN
3 86 (19.55%) VPN
4 74 (16.82%) DNS
5 72 (16.36%) MPLS
6 57 (12.95%) Network Security
7 51 (11.59%) BGP
8 50 (11.36%) DHCP
9 48 (10.91%) VLAN
10 46 (10.45%) Wireless
11 44 (10.00%) OSPF
12 42 (9.55%) Wi-Fi
13 40 (9.09%) Internet
14 36 (8.18%) SD-WAN
15 31 (7.05%) TCP/IP
16 26 (5.91%) SAN
17 21 (4.77%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (4.55%) IPsec
18 20 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.59%) BigQuery
6 5 (1.14%) DB2
6 5 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.14%) Tableau
7 4 (0.91%) Power BI
8 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.68%) Big Data
8 3 (0.68%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.68%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (0.68%) GIS
8 3 (0.68%) Metadata
8 3 (0.68%) MySQL
8 3 (0.68%) Spatial Data
9 2 (0.45%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (3.18%) JIRA
2 5 (1.14%) Git
3 3 (0.68%) Subversion
4 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 117 (26.59%) Social Skills
2 100 (22.73%) Finance
3 47 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (8.41%) Banking
5 27 (6.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 27 (6.14%) Law
6 26 (5.91%) Telecoms
7 21 (4.77%) Legal
8 16 (3.64%) Billing
9 12 (2.73%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.73%) Public Sector
9 12 (2.73%) Retail
10 8 (1.82%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.36%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (1.36%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (0.91%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (0.91%) Publishing
13 3 (0.68%) Front Office
13 3 (0.68%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 81 (18.41%) Network Engineer
2 78 (17.73%) Senior
3 59 (13.41%) Architect
4 38 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (7.95%) Project Manager
6 28 (6.36%) Analyst
7 27 (6.14%) Data Centre Engineer
8 25 (5.68%) Data Centre Manager
9 24 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 24 (5.45%) IT Manager
9 24 (5.45%) Lead
10 23 (5.23%) Senior Network Engineer
11 21 (4.77%) Consultant
12 20 (4.55%) Security Engineer
13 18 (4.09%) Senior Architect
14 17 (3.86%) Infrastructure Manager
15 16 (3.64%) Data Centre Project Manager
16 15 (3.41%) Network Security Engineer
16 15 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
17 12 (2.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.36%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.05%) XML
3 8 (1.82%) SAML
4 7 (1.59%) HTML
4 7 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (1.36%) Kafka
6 5 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (1.14%) XMPP
6 5 (1.14%) YAML
7 4 (0.91%) .NET
8 3 (0.68%) JSON
8 3 (0.68%) Middleware
9 2 (0.45%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.45%) LDAP
9 2 (0.45%) RESTful
9 2 (0.45%) Web Services
9 2 (0.45%) XSD
9 2 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.82%) Public Cloud
2 25 (5.68%) Replication
3 23 (5.23%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (2.95%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (2.05%) Legacy Systems
6 9 (2.05%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.82%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.82%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.59%) Clustering
9 6 (1.36%) AS400
9 6 (1.36%) Onboarding
10 5 (1.14%) Blog
10 5 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.14%) Distributed Systems
11 4 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.68%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 100 (22.73%) Windows
2 80 (18.18%) Linux
3 31 (7.05%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (3.41%) Windows 10
6 12 (2.73%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.73%) Unix
7 11 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.50%) SUSE
8 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) Debian
12 1 (0.23%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 62 (14.09%) ITIL
3 56 (12.73%) Roadmaps
4 55 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 51 (11.59%) Cybersecurity
6 47 (10.68%) Project Management
7 43 (9.77%) Agile
8 39 (8.86%) Project Delivery
9 38 (8.64%) DevOps
9 38 (8.64%) Migration
9 38 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (7.95%) Infrastructure Management
10 35 (7.95%) Network Design
11 33 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (7.50%) Load Balancing
12 31 (7.05%) Technology Roadmap
13 30 (6.82%) Presales
14 28 (6.36%) Technical Leadership
15 26 (5.91%) Infrastructure as Code
16 25 (5.68%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.27%) PowerShell
2 49 (11.14%) Python
3 31 (7.05%) SQL
4 11 (2.50%) Bash
5 10 (2.27%) RPG
6 7 (1.59%) C#
6 7 (1.59%) Go
6 7 (1.59%) Java
6 7 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.14%) PHP
8 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.45%) Perl
9 2 (0.45%) Ruby
9 2 (0.45%) Scala
9 2 (0.45%) XPath
10 1 (0.23%) Korn
10 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (15.45%) Degree
2 51 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (9.09%) CCNP
4 28 (6.36%) CCNA
5 22 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (4.55%) MCSA
7 16 (3.64%) APMP
7 16 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 15 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (3.18%) MCSE
10 12 (2.73%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.05%) CCIE
12 7 (1.59%) Azure Certification
13 6 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (1.14%) AWS Certification
14 5 (1.14%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.14%) RHCA
14 5 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
15 4 (0.91%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.64%) SLA
2 8 (1.82%) GDPR
3 7 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.36%) NCSC
5 5 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.68%) QA
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 84 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 39 (8.86%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (6.59%) vSphere
5 20 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.41%) Docker
7 11 (2.50%) Firmware
7 11 (2.50%) vCloud
8 9 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.68%) KVM
11 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.45%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.23%) IAG
12 1 (0.23%) LXC
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.23%) NFS
12 1 (0.23%) Postfix
12 1 (0.23%) Xen
12 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 19 (4.32%) Terraform
3 17 (3.86%) WSUS
4 16 (3.64%) Ansible
5 11 (2.50%) SCOM
6 9 (2.05%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (1.82%) Progress Chef
7 8 (1.82%) Puppet
8 7 (1.59%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (1.14%) Pingdom
9 5 (1.14%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.91%) Nessus
10 4 (0.91%) vRealize
10 4 (0.91%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 3 (0.68%) Grafana
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.68%) SCCM
11 3 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 118 (26.82%) Microsoft
2 106 (24.09%) VMware
3 103 (23.41%) Cisco
4 43 (9.77%) Juniper
5 39 (8.86%) Palo Alto
6 36 (8.18%) Veeam
7 33 (7.50%) Citrix
8 32 (7.27%) Dell
9 30 (6.82%) HP
10 27 (6.14%) CheckPoint
11 24 (5.45%) SolarWinds
12 23 (5.23%) Fortinet
13 22 (5.00%) NetApp
14 21 (4.77%) IBM
15 19 (4.32%) F5
16 18 (4.09%) Red Hat
17 17 (3.86%) Google
17 17 (3.86%) Ruckus Wireless
18 16 (3.64%) Oracle
19 11 (2.50%) Fujitsu