Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 189 140 152
Rank change year-on-year -49 +12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 496 1,216 1,423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.79% 2.39% 2.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.33% 5.79% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 504 1,027 1,080
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £38,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £96,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 11,461 21,015 26,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.46% 41.34% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9,227 16,528 20,771
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £113,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 -18 92 £77,000 +6.21% 34
West London +42 18 £53,063 +6.13% 13
South London -13 7 £72,500 +9.43% 5
East London +1 1 £40,000 -44.64% 11
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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.

1 172 (34.68%) VMware
2 167 (33.67%) Microsoft
3 151 (30.44%) Finance
4 150 (30.24%) AWS
5 138 (27.82%) Azure
6 127 (25.60%) Linux
7 123 (24.80%) Cisco
7 123 (24.80%) Firewall
8 117 (23.59%) Windows
9 101 (20.36%) Migration
10 94 (18.95%) DevOps
11 88 (17.74%) Python
12 87 (17.54%) WAN
12 87 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 83 (16.73%) PowerShell
14 76 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
15 75 (15.12%) Microsoft 365
16 73 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
17 68 (13.71%) Active Directory
18 67 (13.51%) TCP/IP
18 67 (13.51%) LAN
19 64 (12.90%) Ansible
20 62 (12.50%) GCP
21 61 (12.30%) Presales
22 60 (12.10%) Degree
22 60 (12.10%) Network Security
23 58 (11.69%) Docker
24 56 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
25 55 (11.09%) DNS
25 55 (11.09%) ITIL

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 (4.03%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.23%) Apache
4 9 (1.81%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.61%) IIS
6 7 (1.41%) nginx
6 7 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.21%) ejabberd
7 6 (1.21%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.01%) WordPress
9 4 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.60%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 150 (30.24%) AWS
2 138 (27.82%) Azure
3 75 (15.12%) Microsoft 365
4 62 (12.50%) GCP
5 49 (9.88%) IaaS
6 45 (9.07%) PaaS
7 41 (8.27%) SaaS
8 20 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (2.22%) Serverless
12 9 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (1.61%) Power Platform
14 5 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.81%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 4 (0.81%) Mimecast
16 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
17 2 (0.40%) GitHub
17 2 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 123 (24.80%) Firewall
2 87 (17.54%) WAN
3 67 (13.51%) LAN
3 67 (13.51%) TCP/IP
4 60 (12.10%) Network Security
5 55 (11.09%) BGP
5 55 (11.09%) DNS
6 43 (8.67%) OSPF
7 40 (8.06%) Wireless
8 36 (7.26%) MPLS
8 36 (7.26%) SAN
8 36 (7.26%) VPN
9 34 (6.85%) DHCP
10 28 (5.65%) Multicast
11 22 (4.44%) Internet
11 22 (4.44%) VSAN
12 19 (3.83%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (3.63%) SNMP
14 17 (3.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.84%) Big Data
3 16 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (2.62%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (1.81%) MariaDB
7 8 (1.61%) Power BI
8 7 (1.41%) Blockchain
9 6 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.01%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.01%) OLTP
11 4 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (0.81%) HBase
11 4 (0.81%) MySQL
12 3 (0.60%) BigQuery
12 3 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (8.27%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.61%) GitLab
4 7 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (1.21%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.01%) Maven
7 4 (0.81%) Ant
7 4 (0.81%) Gradle
8 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.60%) Selenium
9 2 (0.40%) GCC
9 2 (0.40%) JIRA
9 2 (0.40%) JMeter
9 2 (0.40%) JUnit
9 2 (0.40%) REST Assured
9 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.20%) CF BOSH
10 1 (0.20%) IBM UrbanCode
10 1 (0.20%) IDA Disassembler
10 1 (0.20%) Spinnaker
General
1 151 (30.44%) Finance
2 51 (10.28%) Telecoms
3 46 (9.27%) Banking
4 15 (3.02%) Public Sector
5 12 (2.42%) Retail
6 7 (1.41%) Games
6 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.41%) Marketing
7 6 (1.21%) Electronics
7 6 (1.21%) Front Office
8 5 (1.01%) Advertising
8 5 (1.01%) Law
9 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.81%) Police
10 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (19.15%) Architect
2 60 (12.10%) Network Engineer
3 37 (7.46%) Consultant
4 35 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (5.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 26 (5.24%) Network Architect
8 25 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
9 24 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
10 21 (4.23%) Azure Architect
10 21 (4.23%) Senior Architect
11 19 (3.83%) Migration Architect
11 19 (3.83%) Security Architect
12 18 (3.63%) Cloud Architect
12 18 (3.63%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (3.43%) IT Manager
13 17 (3.43%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
14 16 (3.23%) Developer
14 16 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.23%) JSON
2 15 (3.02%) Web Services
3 14 (2.82%) REST
4 13 (2.62%) .NET
5 10 (2.02%) .NET Core
5 10 (2.02%) XMPP
6 9 (1.81%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (1.81%) Gherkin
7 8 (1.61%) LDAP
8 7 (1.41%) React
8 7 (1.41%) Vert.x
9 6 (1.21%) Apache Thrift
10 5 (1.01%) Apache Flex
10 5 (1.01%) LAMP
10 5 (1.01%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (1.01%) XML
10 5 (1.01%) XSD
11 4 (0.81%) Guice
11 4 (0.81%) Lucene
11 4 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.47%) Public Cloud
2 39 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 25 (5.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 19 (3.83%) Virtual Team
6 15 (3.02%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.62%) Client/Server
7 13 (2.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.02%) EMC VNXe
9 10 (2.02%) FlexPod
9 10 (2.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 9 (1.81%) CMDB
10 9 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.41%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (1.41%) Fibre Optics
12 6 (1.21%) Clustering
12 6 (1.21%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 127 (25.60%) Linux
2 117 (23.59%) Windows
3 53 (10.69%) Windows Server
4 27 (5.44%) Windows 10
5 23 (4.64%) Unix
6 18 (3.63%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.82%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.61%) CentOS
12 6 (1.21%) Debian
13 5 (1.01%) Fedora
14 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.60%) VMS
15 3 (0.60%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.20%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (20.36%) Migration
2 94 (18.95%) DevOps
3 73 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (12.30%) Presales
5 56 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (11.09%) ITIL
7 46 (9.27%) Service Delivery
8 44 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 44 (8.87%) Mentoring
9 38 (7.66%) Information Security
9 38 (7.66%) Project Delivery
10 37 (7.46%) Microservices
11 34 (6.85%) Project Management
12 32 (6.45%) Computer Science
13 31 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (6.25%) People Management
13 31 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
14 30 (6.05%) Load Balancing
15 29 (5.85%) Analytics
16 28 (5.65%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 88 (17.74%) Python
2 83 (16.73%) PowerShell
3 41 (8.27%) Java
3 41 (8.27%) SQL
4 26 (5.24%) Bash Shell
5 20 (4.03%) C#
6 17 (3.43%) Perl
7 15 (3.02%) C
7 15 (3.02%) Go
8 13 (2.62%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.42%) PHP
10 10 (2.02%) R
10 10 (2.02%) Ruby
11 8 (1.61%) C++
12 7 (1.41%) Clojure
12 7 (1.41%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.81%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.60%) AWK
14 3 (0.60%) Lisp
14 3 (0.60%) sed
Qualifications
1 76 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (12.10%) Degree
3 44 (8.87%) CCNP
4 36 (7.26%) CCIE
5 32 (6.45%) CCNA
6 24 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (4.23%) CISSP
9 19 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (3.02%) CISM
10 15 (3.02%) MCITP
10 15 (3.02%) SC Cleared
10 15 (3.02%) Security Cleared
11 11 (2.22%) MCSE
12 10 (2.02%) CISA
12 10 (2.02%) JNCIA
12 10 (2.02%) MCSA
13 9 (1.81%) AWS Certification
13 9 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.42%) SLA
2 8 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.61%) NIST
3 6 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.40%) GDPR
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) GLBA
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) SAS 70
System Software
1 87 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (13.71%) Active Directory
3 58 (11.69%) Docker
4 36 (7.26%) vSphere
5 30 (6.05%) Hyper-V
6 22 (4.44%) VMware NSX
7 16 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.02%) KVM
9 12 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (2.42%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.81%) Postfix
10 9 (1.81%) vCloud
11 7 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (1.21%) iptables
12 6 (1.21%) Kamailio
12 6 (1.21%) QEMU
13 5 (1.01%) DFS Replication
13 5 (1.01%) Firmware
13 5 (1.01%) XenApp
14 4 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 64 (12.90%) Ansible
2 54 (10.89%) Terraform
3 51 (10.28%) Kubernetes
4 36 (7.26%) SCCM
5 31 (6.25%) Puppet
6 30 (6.05%) vCenter Server
7 21 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (3.02%) vRealize
9 13 (2.62%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (2.22%) FortiGate
11 11 (2.22%) HAProxy
12 10 (2.02%) Grafana
13 9 (1.81%) Galera Cluster
14 8 (1.61%) Packer
14 8 (1.61%) ZABBIX
15 7 (1.41%) SCOM
16 6 (1.21%) Icinga
17 5 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
17 5 (1.01%) Mesos
Vendors
1 172 (34.68%) VMware
2 167 (33.67%) Microsoft
3 123 (24.80%) Cisco
4 42 (8.47%) Citrix
5 39 (7.86%) Google
6 38 (7.66%) HP
7 37 (7.46%) Dell
8 33 (6.65%) EMC
9 28 (5.65%) Juniper
10 26 (5.24%) Fortinet
11 25 (5.04%) SolarWinds
12 24 (4.84%) Palo Alto
13 21 (4.23%) CheckPoint
13 21 (4.23%) F5
13 21 (4.23%) Red Hat
14 19 (3.83%) Splunk
15 15 (3.02%) NetApp
16 14 (2.82%) IBM
16 14 (2.82%) Oracle
17 10 (2.02%) Veeam