Period
to 16 August 2018

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

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 150 127
Rank change year-on-year -4 -23 -28
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,575 1,771 2,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.27% 2.39% 2.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.68% 4.83% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,361 1,616
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,770 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.19% +0.47% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £89,600 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +4.48%

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 33,650 36,671 38,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.59% 49.57% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26,024 26,819 32,819
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 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in London

Data Centre
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in London

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 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
Central London -42 281 £65,000 +18.18% 31
West London +52 113 £47,500 -5.00% 30
South London -9 31 £52,500 +69.35% 8
East London -7 25 £46,500 -31.11% 15
North London +8 10 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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.

1 523 (33.21%) Cisco
2 471 (29.90%) Windows
3 464 (29.46%) Finance
4 426 (27.05%) Amazon AWS
5 383 (24.32%) VMware
6 359 (22.79%) Microsoft
7 347 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 342 (21.71%) Linux
9 319 (20.25%) Firewall
10 317 (20.13%) WAN
11 303 (19.24%) Cisco Certification
12 289 (18.35%) Degree
13 280 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 271 (17.21%) ITIL
15 266 (16.89%) Active Directory
16 263 (16.70%) Project Management
17 246 (15.62%) LAN
18 245 (15.56%) Wireless
19 238 (15.11%) Migration
20 229 (14.54%) DevOps
21 225 (14.29%) Python
22 214 (13.59%) Banking
23 211 (13.40%) CCNP
24 209 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
25 206 (13.08%) Windows Server
26 203 (12.89%) VPN
27 201 (12.76%) Office 365
28 181 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
29 180 (11.43%) CCNA
30 176 (11.17%) F5

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
1 126 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 79 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 78 (4.95%) OpenStack
4 57 (3.62%) IIS
5 55 (3.49%) Skype for Business
6 53 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 46 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 25 (1.59%) Apache
10 16 (1.02%) Confluence
11 14 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (0.83%) IBM Notes
13 12 (0.76%) SugarCRM
14 11 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.57%) SAS
16 7 (0.44%) nginx
17 6 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
18 5 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.32%) CMS
18 5 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 90 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.19%) Stata
7 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.063%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (0.89%) Relativity
2 13 (0.83%) Concordance
3 9 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.13%) Ringtail
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.063%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.063%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.063%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.063%) Magento
6 1 (0.063%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.063%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.063%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 426 (27.05%) Amazon AWS
2 347 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 201 (12.76%) Office 365
4 82 (5.21%) IaaS
5 77 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
6 65 (4.13%) SaaS
7 55 (3.49%) PaaS
8 43 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 40 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 19 (1.21%) Amazon S3
12 19 (1.21%) G Suite
13 17 (1.08%) GitHub
14 14 (0.89%) Mimecast
14 14 (0.89%) OpenShift
15 13 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (0.83%) Serverless
16 10 (0.63%) OneDrive
16 10 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 319 (20.25%) Firewall
2 317 (20.13%) WAN
3 246 (15.62%) LAN
4 245 (15.56%) Wireless
5 203 (12.89%) VPN
6 161 (10.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 154 (9.78%) MPLS
8 144 (9.14%) Network Security
9 128 (8.13%) BGP
10 124 (7.87%) DNS
11 114 (7.24%) Cisco ASA
12 110 (6.98%) SAN
13 99 (6.29%) Unified Communications
14 98 (6.22%) OSPF
15 97 (6.16%) TCP/IP
16 96 (6.10%) DHCP
17 67 (4.25%) VoIP
18 59 (3.75%) VPLS
19 57 (3.62%) Cisco Wireless
20 52 (3.30%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (7.68%) Big Data
1 121 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.86%) MySQL
3 33 (2.10%) NoSQL
4 28 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 20 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (0.83%) Blockchain
9 13 (0.83%) DB2
10 11 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (0.63%) OLAP
12 9 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (0.57%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
13 8 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (2.92%) Jenkins
2 42 (2.67%) JIRA
3 40 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.02%) TeamCity
6 14 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (0.76%) Maven
8 10 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (0.57%) Subversion
10 8 (0.51%) JUnit
11 6 (0.38%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.32%) Buildbot
12 5 (0.32%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.25%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.25%) GitLab
13 4 (0.25%) Gradle
13 4 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
14 3 (0.19%) gulp
14 3 (0.19%) RStudio
General
1 464 (29.46%) Finance
2 214 (13.59%) Banking
3 129 (8.19%) Telecoms
4 89 (5.65%) Retail
5 79 (5.02%) Investment Banking
6 65 (4.13%) Legal
7 61 (3.87%) Manufacturing
8 60 (3.81%) Financial Institution
9 59 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 51 (3.24%) Law
11 39 (2.48%) Marketing
12 32 (2.03%) German Language
13 23 (1.46%) Italian Language
14 17 (1.08%) Games
15 16 (1.02%) Billing
16 15 (0.95%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.76%) Advertising
17 12 (0.76%) Japanese Language
18 10 (0.63%) Private Banking
19 9 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 237 (15.05%) Architect
2 214 (13.59%) Network Engineer
3 138 (8.76%) Project Manager
4 118 (7.49%) Infrastructure Manager
5 113 (7.17%) Solutions Architect
6 105 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 100 (6.35%) Analyst
8 94 (5.97%) Consultant
9 74 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 72 (4.57%) Cisco Engineer
11 71 (4.51%) IT Manager
12 68 (4.32%) Technical Architect
13 65 (4.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 64 (4.06%) Security Engineer
15 62 (3.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 61 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
17 57 (3.62%) Support Engineer
18 52 (3.30%) Network Security Engineer
19 51 (3.24%) Cisco Architect
19 51 (3.24%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (5.59%) Middleware
2 77 (4.89%) Web Services
3 57 (3.62%) .NET
4 32 (2.03%) XML
5 29 (1.84%) JSON
6 26 (1.65%) LDAP
7 18 (1.14%) 802.1X
7 18 (1.14%) Kafka
8 17 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (0.83%) HTML
9 13 (0.83%) LAMP
9 13 (0.83%) SOAP
10 11 (0.70%) REST
10 11 (0.70%) RESTful
11 10 (0.63%) Spring
12 9 (0.57%) WSDL
13 8 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (0.51%) XMPP
14 7 (0.44%) LAPP Stack
14 7 (0.44%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 89 (5.65%) Public Cloud
4 86 (5.46%) Computer Science
5 70 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
6 55 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 54 (3.43%) Cyberthreat
8 49 (3.11%) Fintech
9 45 (2.86%) Private Cloud
10 43 (2.73%) Hedge funds
11 37 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (1.90%) Clustering
13 29 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 25 (1.59%) PKI
15 23 (1.46%) Client/Server
16 21 (1.33%) Fixed Income
16 21 (1.33%) Mobile App
17 19 (1.21%) Driving Licence
17 19 (1.21%) Replication
17 19 (1.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 471 (29.90%) Windows
2 342 (21.71%) Linux
3 206 (13.08%) Windows Server
4 117 (7.43%) Unix
5 94 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 80 (5.08%) Windows 10
8 59 (3.75%) Windows 7
9 47 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (2.16%) Mac OS X
11 24 (1.52%) CentOS
12 20 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 20 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 20 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.83%) Solaris
14 12 (0.76%) Debian
15 11 (0.70%) AIX
15 11 (0.70%) Android
16 9 (0.57%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (17.21%) ITIL
2 263 (16.70%) Project Management
3 238 (15.11%) Migration
4 229 (14.54%) DevOps
5 209 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
6 181 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
7 154 (9.78%) Presales
8 146 (9.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 131 (8.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 122 (7.75%) Configuration Management
11 119 (7.56%) PRINCE2
12 110 (6.98%) IT Strategy
12 110 (6.98%) Service Management
13 109 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 107 (6.79%) High Availability
15 97 (6.16%) Network Design
16 94 (5.97%) Service Delivery
17 90 (5.71%) Change Management
18 86 (5.46%) Open Source
19 85 (5.40%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (14.29%) Python
2 160 (10.16%) SQL
3 115 (7.30%) PowerShell
4 102 (6.48%) Java
5 72 (4.57%) Ruby
6 50 (3.17%) C++
7 44 (2.79%) Perl
8 42 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 28 (1.78%) C
10 26 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 25 (1.59%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.14%) Erlang
13 13 (0.83%) C#
14 11 (0.70%) Go
14 11 (0.70%) Scala
15 9 (0.57%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.38%) PHP
17 5 (0.32%) Korn
18 2 (0.13%) C-shell
18 2 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 303 (19.24%) Cisco Certification
2 289 (18.35%) Degree
3 211 (13.40%) CCNP
4 180 (11.43%) CCNA
5 108 (6.86%) CCIE
6 77 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (3.37%) MCSE
8 47 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
9 45 (2.86%) TOGAF Certification
10 40 (2.54%) CISSP
11 33 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (2.03%) MCP
12 32 (2.03%) MCSA
13 31 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (1.65%) PMI Certification
14 26 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 25 (1.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 25 (1.59%) PMP
16 21 (1.33%) CCIE Data Center
16 21 (1.33%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.70%) SLA
2 71 (4.51%) PCI DSS
3 53 (3.37%) PMO
4 41 (2.60%) QA
5 30 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (1.40%) GDPR
7 18 (1.14%) COBIT
8 5 (0.32%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
9 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.25%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.19%) GCP
10 3 (0.19%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
System Software
1 280 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 266 (16.89%) Active Directory
3 104 (6.60%) Docker
4 68 (4.32%) Hyper-V
5 39 (2.48%) VMware NSX
6 30 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (1.90%) vSphere
7 29 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (1.59%) XenApp
9 22 (1.40%) VMware Server
10 19 (1.21%) KVM
11 17 (1.08%) XenDesktop
12 16 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.51%) Firmware
13 8 (0.51%) vCloud
13 8 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (0.44%) QEMU
15 6 (0.38%) iptables
16 4 (0.25%) LXC
16 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 148 (9.40%) Ansible
2 127 (8.06%) Puppet
3 108 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (5.40%) SCCM
5 78 (4.95%) Kubernetes
6 68 (4.32%) Nagios
7 50 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
8 42 (2.67%) Salt
9 28 (1.78%) FortiGate
10 26 (1.65%) SCOM
11 23 (1.46%) Stealthwatch
12 20 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
12 20 (1.27%) ZABBIX
13 19 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
14 18 (1.14%) CloudForms
15 15 (0.95%) HP UCMDB
16 14 (0.89%) Terraform
17 13 (0.83%) Grafana
17 13 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
17 13 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 523 (33.21%) Cisco
2 383 (24.32%) VMware
3 359 (22.79%) Microsoft
4 176 (11.17%) F5
5 134 (8.51%) Citrix
5 134 (8.51%) EMC
6 122 (7.75%) HP
7 118 (7.49%) NetApp
8 110 (6.98%) Dell
9 102 (6.48%) Splunk
10 99 (6.29%) SolarWinds
11 80 (5.08%) Meraki
12 75 (4.76%) Juniper
13 74 (4.70%) Red Hat
14 71 (4.51%) CheckPoint
15 69 (4.38%) Google
16 59 (3.75%) Oracle
17 58 (3.68%) Palo Alto
18 35 (2.22%) IBM
19 33 (2.10%) Veeam