Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 152 161
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 482 1,264 1,513
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.37% 2.28% 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.47% 5.50% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 420 916 1,224
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £51,125 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £94,375 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 8,809 22,962 29,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.28% 41.37% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,123 17,873 22,364
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.48% +1.90% +5.00%

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 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020. 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 +57 139 £82,500 +26.92% 14
South London +38 22 £57,500 -0.86% 2
West London +18 9 £62,500 +13.64% 7
East London -10 6 £59,000 -15.11% 2
North London +34 4 £52,500 +23.55%
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 167 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 158 (32.78%) Finance
3 153 (31.74%) Cisco
4 142 (29.46%) AWS
5 138 (28.63%) Azure
6 128 (26.56%) Firewall
7 121 (25.10%) VMware
8 119 (24.69%) Windows
9 116 (24.07%) Linux
10 107 (22.20%) Cisco Certification
11 101 (20.95%) BGP
12 100 (20.75%) WAN
12 100 (20.75%) DevOps
13 99 (20.54%) Migration
14 90 (18.67%) Active Directory
15 85 (17.63%) OSPF
16 76 (15.77%) Python
17 74 (15.35%) Windows Server
18 73 (15.15%) Office 365
19 70 (14.52%) CCNP
20 69 (14.32%) DNS
20 69 (14.32%) ITIL
21 61 (12.66%) LAN
21 61 (12.66%) Project Delivery
22 60 (12.45%) Ansible
22 60 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
22 60 (12.45%) PowerShell
23 58 (12.03%) Multicast
24 57 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
25 55 (11.41%) VPN

Data Centre
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 20 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.11%) IIS
4 11 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.07%) Apache
5 10 (2.07%) Confluence
6 9 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.45%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.24%) CloudStack
9 5 (1.04%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.83%) nginx
11 2 (0.41%) WordPress
12 1 (0.21%) CMS
12 1 (0.21%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.21%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.21%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.24%) Acrobat
3 6 (1.24%) AutoCAD
3 6 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.62%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 142 (29.46%) AWS
2 138 (28.63%) Azure
3 73 (15.15%) Office 365
4 49 (10.17%) IaaS
5 44 (9.13%) PaaS
6 37 (7.68%) SaaS
7 27 (5.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (4.98%) GCP
9 7 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.24%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.24%) DigitalOcean
10 6 (1.24%) Heroku
10 6 (1.24%) Mimecast
11 5 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.83%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.62%) Datadog
13 3 (0.62%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.62%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 128 (26.56%) Firewall
2 101 (20.95%) BGP
3 100 (20.75%) WAN
4 85 (17.63%) OSPF
5 69 (14.32%) DNS
6 61 (12.66%) LAN
7 58 (12.03%) Multicast
8 55 (11.41%) DHCP
8 55 (11.41%) VPN
9 53 (11.00%) MPLS
9 53 (11.00%) Network Security
10 51 (10.58%) TCP/IP
11 47 (9.75%) Wireless
12 42 (8.71%) SAN
13 38 (7.88%) Cisco IOS
14 34 (7.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 34 (7.05%) NX-OS
15 33 (6.85%) IGMP
16 30 (6.22%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (5.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.87%) MySQL
4 8 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.66%) RDBMS
4 8 (1.66%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.24%) Big Data
7 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.83%) HBase
8 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.41%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.94%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (1.24%) JIRA
5 5 (1.04%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.04%) GitLab
6 4 (0.83%) Selenium
7 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.41%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.21%) git-flow
9 1 (0.21%) JMeter
9 1 (0.21%) JUnit
9 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.21%) RSpec
9 1 (0.21%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (32.78%) Finance
2 51 (10.58%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.88%) Banking
4 30 (6.22%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.90%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.28%) Retail
7 7 (1.45%) Front Office
8 5 (1.04%) Back Office
8 5 (1.04%) Legal
8 5 (1.04%) Police
9 4 (0.83%) German Language
10 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.41%) French Language
11 2 (0.41%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (18.46%) Network Engineer
2 76 (15.77%) Architect
3 57 (11.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 42 (8.71%) Consultant
5 39 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 28 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 28 (5.81%) Network Architect
7 25 (5.19%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 25 (5.19%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 23 (4.77%) Infrastructure Architect
9 21 (4.36%) IT Engineer
10 19 (3.94%) Data Architect
11 18 (3.73%) Data Centre Architect
11 18 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.53%) Data Migration Architect
12 17 (3.53%) Migration Architect
12 17 (3.53%) Security Architect
12 17 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (3.32%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.94%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.07%) LDAP
3 9 (1.87%) Middleware
4 8 (1.66%) JSON
4 8 (1.66%) REST
5 7 (1.45%) Spring
5 7 (1.45%) Web Services
5 7 (1.45%) YAML
6 6 (1.24%) React
6 6 (1.24%) Vert.x
6 6 (1.24%) XMPP
7 5 (1.04%) Apache Thrift
7 5 (1.04%) Kafka
8 4 (0.83%) Guice
8 4 (0.83%) Lucene
8 4 (0.83%) Protocol Buffers
8 4 (0.83%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.62%) .NET
9 3 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.41%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.47%) Public Cloud
2 24 (4.98%) Hybrid Cloud
3 23 (4.77%) Private Cloud
4 19 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.66%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.66%) EMC VNX
7 8 (1.66%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.45%) EMC VMAX
8 7 (1.45%) Replication
9 6 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.24%) HP Storage
9 6 (1.24%) IBM XIV
10 5 (1.04%) Clustering
10 5 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.83%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 119 (24.69%) Windows
2 116 (24.07%) Linux
3 74 (15.35%) Windows Server
4 27 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (3.32%) Unix
8 15 (3.11%) CentOS
9 11 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.07%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.87%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.45%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.04%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.41%) Fedora
16 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.75%) DevOps
2 99 (20.54%) Migration
3 69 (14.32%) ITIL
4 61 (12.66%) Project Delivery
5 57 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 38 (7.88%) Information Security
8 35 (7.26%) Network Monitoring
9 34 (7.05%) Presales
10 30 (6.22%) Fintech
11 29 (6.02%) Load Balancing
11 29 (6.02%) Project Management
12 28 (5.81%) Service Delivery
13 25 (5.19%) ITIL V3
13 25 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (4.98%) Low Latency
15 23 (4.77%) Infrastructure as Code
15 23 (4.77%) Microservices
16 22 (4.56%) Change Management
16 22 (4.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 76 (15.77%) Python
2 60 (12.45%) PowerShell
3 37 (7.68%) SQL
4 18 (3.73%) Java
5 12 (2.49%) Ruby
6 10 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.87%) C
8 8 (1.66%) Go
9 7 (1.45%) Perl
10 5 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.83%) C#
11 4 (0.83%) C++
12 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.62%) VBA
13 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 107 (22.20%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (14.52%) CCNP
3 40 (8.30%) CCIE
4 38 (7.88%) Degree
5 32 (6.64%) CCNA
6 31 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (3.32%) MCSE
8 15 (3.11%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.49%) MCP
11 11 (2.28%) CISSP
12 10 (2.07%) MCITP
12 10 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.87%) AWS Certification
13 9 (1.87%) BICSI RCDD
13 9 (1.87%) CISM
13 9 (1.87%) PMP
14 7 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (1.45%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.28%) QA
3 10 (2.07%) SLA
4 6 (1.24%) GDPR
5 4 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.62%) COBIT
6 3 (0.62%) NIST
7 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.21%) SAS 70
System Software
1 90 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 60 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.47%) vSphere
5 29 (6.02%) Docker
6 14 (2.90%) VMware NSX
7 11 (2.28%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.07%) XenApp
9 9 (1.87%) vCloud
9 9 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.24%) NFS
11 5 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.83%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 60 (12.45%) Ansible
2 38 (7.88%) Terraform
3 36 (7.47%) SCCM
4 25 (5.19%) Puppet
5 20 (4.15%) Kubernetes
6 19 (3.94%) Grafana
6 19 (3.94%) Microsoft Intune
7 16 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (3.11%) vCenter Server
9 13 (2.70%) SCVMM
9 13 (2.70%) vRealize
10 9 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (1.66%) SCOM
12 7 (1.45%) Nagios
12 7 (1.45%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.45%) Packer
13 6 (1.24%) Backup Exec
14 5 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
14 5 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 167 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 153 (31.74%) Cisco
3 121 (25.10%) VMware
4 52 (10.79%) CheckPoint
5 49 (10.17%) F5
6 46 (9.54%) Palo Alto
7 41 (8.51%) Citrix
8 40 (8.30%) HP
9 33 (6.85%) EMC
10 30 (6.22%) Dell
11 29 (6.02%) Infoblox
12 28 (5.81%) Splunk
13 27 (5.60%) IBM
14 25 (5.19%) Fortinet
15 22 (4.56%) Oracle
16 21 (4.36%) Google
17 19 (3.94%) SolarWinds
18 14 (2.90%) ForeScout
18 14 (2.90%) Remedy
19 13 (2.70%) Arista