Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 152 143
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 -37
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,211 1,441 1,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.38% 2.29% 2.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.76% 5.47% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1,032 1,350
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £96,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% - +6.80%

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 21,020 26,354 30,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.32% 41.96% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16,319 20,585 23,699
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +7 252 £72,500 +16.00% 45
South London -4 56 £67,500 +28.57% 7
West London -20 50 £45,000 -18.18% 25
East London +4 21 £72,250 +15.60% 21
North London -9 6 £26,000 -51.17% 4
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 418 (34.52%) Azure
2 412 (34.02%) Microsoft
3 371 (30.64%) AWS
4 360 (29.73%) Windows
5 353 (29.15%) Finance
6 298 (24.61%) VMware
7 295 (24.36%) Firewall
8 292 (24.11%) Cisco
9 280 (23.12%) Linux
10 269 (22.21%) Active Directory
11 250 (20.64%) WAN
12 245 (20.23%) Office 365
13 225 (18.58%) Cisco Certification
14 221 (18.25%) DevOps
15 219 (18.08%) LAN
16 202 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
17 201 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
18 192 (15.85%) ITIL
19 187 (15.44%) Migration
20 176 (14.53%) CCNP
21 175 (14.45%) VPN
22 161 (13.29%) Windows Server
23 158 (13.05%) Project Management
24 147 (12.14%) TCP/IP
25 144 (11.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 131 (10.82%) Project Delivery
27 129 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
28 124 (10.24%) MPLS
28 124 (10.24%) Banking
29 122 (10.07%) Citrix

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 50 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 44 (3.63%) MS Exchange
3 37 (3.06%) IIS
4 25 (2.06%) Skype for Business
5 22 (1.82%) Confluence
6 19 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.16%) OpenStack
9 13 (1.07%) Apache
9 13 (1.07%) CMS
9 13 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.99%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.50%) Mule
13 4 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.25%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.17%) Jupyter
Applications
1 91 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.41%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.33%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.083%) Maya
8 1 (0.083%) NUKE
8 1 (0.083%) Revit
8 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.083%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.083%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.083%) Relativity
2 1 (0.083%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.083%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 418 (34.52%) Azure
2 371 (30.64%) AWS
3 245 (20.23%) Office 365
4 90 (7.43%) PaaS
5 89 (7.35%) IaaS
6 77 (6.36%) GCP
7 33 (2.73%) SaaS
8 26 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (1.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 11 (0.91%) GitHub
12 11 (0.91%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.58%) Power Platform
14 6 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.50%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.41%) Serverless
16 4 (0.33%) Akamai
16 4 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 295 (24.36%) Firewall
2 250 (20.64%) WAN
3 219 (18.08%) LAN
4 175 (14.45%) VPN
5 147 (12.14%) TCP/IP
6 124 (10.24%) MPLS
7 111 (9.17%) SAN
8 105 (8.67%) BGP
9 86 (7.10%) Internet
10 85 (7.02%) DNS
11 84 (6.94%) Network Security
12 81 (6.69%) OSPF
12 81 (6.69%) Wireless
13 80 (6.61%) DHCP
14 70 (5.78%) Cisco ASA
15 67 (5.53%) Cisco Nexus
16 65 (5.37%) Wi-Fi
17 56 (4.62%) SSL
18 53 (4.38%) VLAN
19 50 (4.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.64%) Big Data
3 24 (1.98%) MySQL
4 18 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 17 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 17 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.07%) DB2
8 11 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (0.83%) Apache Hive
9 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.58%) HBase
12 7 (0.58%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.58%) Power BI
12 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (3.22%) Jenkins
2 37 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.73%) JIRA
4 18 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 11 (0.91%) git-flow
5 11 (0.91%) RSpec
5 11 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 9 (0.74%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.66%) Moq
7 8 (0.66%) NUnit
8 7 (0.58%) Maven
8 7 (0.58%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.17%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (0.17%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.17%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.083%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.083%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 353 (29.15%) Finance
2 124 (10.24%) Banking
3 108 (8.92%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.56%) Public Sector
5 28 (2.31%) Legal
6 26 (2.15%) Retail
7 22 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.73%) Law
9 16 (1.32%) Marketing
10 14 (1.16%) Back Office
11 12 (0.99%) Games
12 10 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.74%) Japanese Language
14 8 (0.66%) Publishing
15 6 (0.50%) Local Government
16 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.41%) Police
17 2 (0.17%) Advertising
17 2 (0.17%) Billing
17 2 (0.17%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 184 (15.19%) Network Engineer
2 150 (12.39%) Architect
3 115 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 98 (8.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 88 (7.27%) Project Manager
6 71 (5.86%) Consultant
7 64 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 55 (4.54%) Analyst
8 55 (4.54%) Senior Network Engineer
9 52 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 45 (3.72%) Support Engineer
11 38 (3.14%) IT Manager
12 37 (3.06%) Administrator
13 36 (2.97%) Data Centre Manager
14 34 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
15 33 (2.73%) Azure Architect
15 33 (2.73%) Infrastructure Architect
16 31 (2.56%) IT Engineer
16 31 (2.56%) Migration Manager
17 29 (2.39%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.46%) .NET
2 35 (2.89%) 802.1X
3 29 (2.39%) Web Services
4 24 (1.98%) CSS
4 24 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
5 20 (1.65%) .NET Core
6 19 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (1.57%) Middleware
7 15 (1.24%) .NET Framework
7 15 (1.24%) Kafka
7 15 (1.24%) LDAP
7 15 (1.24%) REST
8 13 (1.07%) Entity Framework
8 13 (1.07%) jQuery
8 13 (1.07%) React
8 13 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (0.83%) Redux
9 10 (0.83%) Spring
10 8 (0.66%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.27%) Public Cloud
2 51 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (3.72%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 30 (2.48%) Replication
7 28 (2.31%) Cloud Native
8 24 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 24 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 23 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
10 20 (1.65%) Driving Licence
11 19 (1.57%) Private Cloud
12 17 (1.40%) Clustering
13 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
14 14 (1.16%) User Experience
15 13 (1.07%) N-Tier
16 12 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 360 (29.73%) Windows
2 280 (23.12%) Linux
3 161 (13.29%) Windows Server
4 70 (5.78%) Windows 10
5 50 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (4.05%) Windows 7
7 40 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (2.06%) Unix
10 22 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 21 (1.73%) CentOS
12 20 (1.65%) Mac OS X
13 17 (1.40%) VMS
14 14 (1.16%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.83%) Android
16 10 (0.83%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.66%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.17%) Debian
18 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (18.25%) DevOps
2 202 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (15.85%) ITIL
4 187 (15.44%) Migration
5 158 (13.05%) Project Management
6 144 (11.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 131 (10.82%) Project Delivery
8 129 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
9 96 (7.93%) Load Balancing
10 89 (7.35%) Presales
11 86 (7.10%) Fintech
12 85 (7.02%) Change Management
13 81 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 81 (6.69%) Information Security
14 78 (6.44%) PRINCE2
15 68 (5.62%) Network Design
16 66 (5.45%) Service Delivery
16 66 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 64 (5.28%) Cybersecurity
18 61 (5.04%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 118 (9.74%) PowerShell
2 112 (9.25%) Python
3 104 (8.59%) SQL
4 53 (4.38%) Bash Shell
5 52 (4.29%) Ruby
6 50 (4.13%) Java
7 38 (3.14%) C#
8 33 (2.73%) Go
9 24 (1.98%) JavaScript
10 23 (1.90%) Perl
11 17 (1.40%) C++
12 16 (1.32%) C
13 12 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.58%) Java 8
14 7 (0.58%) Scala
14 7 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.50%) PHP
16 5 (0.41%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.17%) VB
17 2 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 225 (18.58%) Cisco Certification
2 176 (14.53%) CCNP
3 104 (8.59%) Degree
4 91 (7.51%) CCNA
5 78 (6.44%) CCIE
6 44 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (2.39%) MCSE
9 27 (2.23%) Security Cleared
10 24 (1.98%) CCSA
10 24 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 23 (1.90%) CISSP
12 22 (1.82%) SC Cleared
13 19 (1.57%) MCP
14 16 (1.32%) CCDP
15 15 (1.24%) CCSE
15 15 (1.24%) MCITP
15 15 (1.24%) MCSA
16 14 (1.16%) AWS Certification
17 13 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.95%) SLA
2 29 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.49%) QA
4 13 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.99%) PMO
6 11 (0.91%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.74%) GDPR
8 8 (0.66%) NIST
9 6 (0.50%) COBIT
10 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.17%) NCSC
14 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.083%) PSD2
System Software
1 269 (22.21%) Active Directory
2 201 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 91 (7.51%) Docker
5 62 (5.12%) vSphere
6 47 (3.88%) XenApp
7 43 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (2.31%) XenDesktop
10 21 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (1.16%) Terminal Server
12 11 (0.91%) VMware NSX
13 10 (0.83%) Firmware
14 7 (0.58%) HDFS
15 6 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 4 (0.33%) KVM
17 4 (0.33%) OpenAM
17 4 (0.33%) OpenIDM
17 4 (0.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 84 (6.94%) Ansible
2 83 (6.85%) SCCM
3 67 (5.53%) Kubernetes
4 56 (4.62%) Puppet
5 50 (4.13%) Terraform
6 46 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (2.15%) SCOM
8 19 (1.57%) SCVMM
9 17 (1.40%) Packer
9 17 (1.40%) Salt
10 16 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (1.16%) Nagios
12 13 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (1.07%) Prometheus
12 13 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
12 13 (1.07%) vCenter Server
13 11 (0.91%) Avamar
13 11 (0.91%) Consul
13 11 (0.91%) Icinga
13 11 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 412 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 298 (24.61%) VMware
3 292 (24.11%) Cisco
4 122 (10.07%) Citrix
5 116 (9.58%) Palo Alto
6 80 (6.61%) F5
7 70 (5.78%) CheckPoint
8 61 (5.04%) Meraki
9 55 (4.54%) Juniper
9 55 (4.54%) SolarWinds
10 51 (4.21%) HP
11 43 (3.55%) Google
12 36 (2.97%) Red Hat
13 32 (2.64%) Oracle
14 26 (2.15%) EMC
15 25 (2.06%) NetApp
15 25 (2.06%) Veeam
16 23 (1.90%) AppDynamics
16 23 (1.90%) IBM
17 21 (1.73%) Extreme Networks