Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 144 105
Rank change year-on-year -9 -39 +21
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,365 1,708 2,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.24% 2.44% 2.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.95% 5.37% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,245 1,531
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +6.19%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £53,250 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -3.18% +6.80% +3.00%

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 27,567 31,833 30,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.33% 45.47% 44.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21,832 25,483 25,503
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,140 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.69% +0.28% -

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 -7 271 £62,500 +0.40% 26
West London +24 79 £50,000 +5.26% 8
South London +18 60 £52,500 +5.00% 4
East London +3 30 £62,500 +19.05% 8
North London +16 3 £47,500 -24.00% 3
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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.

1 459 (33.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 442 (32.38%) VMware
3 437 (32.01%) Amazon AWS
4 422 (30.92%) Cisco
5 392 (28.72%) Windows
6 388 (28.42%) Finance
7 370 (27.11%) Firewall
8 345 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 341 (24.98%) Microsoft
9 341 (24.98%) DevOps
10 338 (24.76%) Active Directory
11 293 (21.47%) WAN
12 286 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
13 278 (20.37%) Python
14 277 (20.29%) Linux
15 265 (19.41%) Cisco Certification
16 241 (17.66%) ITIL
17 228 (16.70%) Ansible
18 220 (16.12%) Project Management
19 209 (15.31%) Docker
20 206 (15.09%) LAN
21 192 (14.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 188 (13.77%) Office 365
23 187 (13.70%) PowerShell
24 186 (13.63%) Puppet
25 185 (13.55%) Migration
26 183 (13.41%) Windows Server
27 175 (12.82%) Degree
28 174 (12.75%) CCNP
29 163 (11.94%) Configuration Management

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 77 (5.64%) MS Exchange
2 67 (4.91%) IIS
3 59 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 49 (3.59%) Apache
5 48 (3.52%) Tomcat
6 37 (2.71%) OpenStack
7 33 (2.42%) Confluence
8 31 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (1.90%) Skype for Business
10 15 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.95%) CMS
11 13 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.51%) SAS
15 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.29%) Commerce Server
16 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.51%) SPSS
6 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.29%) Revit
8 2 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.15%) Workfront
3 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.073%) Magento
3 1 (0.073%) Relativity
3 1 (0.073%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 459 (33.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 437 (32.01%) Amazon AWS
3 188 (13.77%) Office 365
4 134 (9.82%) IaaS
5 94 (6.89%) SaaS
6 80 (5.86%) PaaS
7 70 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
8 65 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 35 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (1.47%) Amazon S3
11 19 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.88%) OpenShift
14 11 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
15 10 (0.73%) Serverless
16 8 (0.59%) Mimecast
17 7 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
17 7 (0.51%) Route 53
18 6 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
18 6 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 370 (27.11%) Firewall
2 293 (21.47%) WAN
3 206 (15.09%) LAN
4 161 (11.79%) VPN
5 149 (10.92%) SAN
6 139 (10.18%) Network Security
7 138 (10.11%) MPLS
8 137 (10.04%) Wireless
9 134 (9.82%) DNS
10 86 (6.30%) Unified Communications
11 84 (6.15%) DHCP
12 77 (5.64%) OSPF
13 75 (5.49%) BGP
14 69 (5.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 68 (4.98%) Cisco ASA
15 68 (4.98%) TCP/IP
16 61 (4.47%) VoIP
17 60 (4.40%) Internet
18 46 (3.37%) SSL
19 45 (3.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.96%) Big Data
3 25 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 17 (1.25%) MySQL
7 15 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (0.95%) Power BI
9 12 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (0.81%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.81%) QlikView
11 10 (0.73%) Data Mart
11 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.59%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 113 (8.28%) Jenkins
2 75 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 53 (3.88%) Maven
4 52 (3.81%) Ant
4 52 (3.81%) Gradle
4 52 (3.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 46 (3.37%) JIRA
6 28 (2.05%) git-flow
6 28 (2.05%) RSpec
7 11 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (0.73%) Travis CI
9 6 (0.44%) MSI
9 6 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.44%) Subversion
10 4 (0.29%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.29%) GitLab
10 4 (0.29%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 388 (28.42%) Finance
2 93 (6.81%) Retail
3 69 (5.05%) Banking
4 65 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 59 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.71%) Marketing
7 36 (2.64%) Legal
8 23 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (1.54%) Publishing
10 18 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.88%) Law
12 11 (0.81%) Back Office
12 11 (0.81%) Billing
12 11 (0.81%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.59%) French Language
14 7 (0.51%) Advertising
14 7 (0.51%) Games
15 5 (0.37%) Japanese Language
15 5 (0.37%) Local Government
16 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 174 (12.75%) Architect
2 155 (11.36%) Network Engineer
3 150 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 131 (9.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 99 (7.25%) Consultant
6 98 (7.18%) AWS Engineer
7 83 (6.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 70 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 68 (4.98%) Cloud Engineer
10 67 (4.91%) AWS DevOps
11 63 (4.62%) Analyst
12 62 (4.54%) Systems Engineer
13 59 (4.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 55 (4.03%) Administrator
15 54 (3.96%) Security Engineer
16 53 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
17 52 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
18 50 (3.66%) Cloud Architect
18 50 (3.66%) Network Architect
18 50 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (5.42%) .NET
2 38 (2.78%) Web Services
3 34 (2.49%) Elastic Stack
4 29 (2.12%) Middleware
5 26 (1.90%) JSON
6 21 (1.54%) LDAP
7 17 (1.25%) XMPP
8 14 (1.03%) REST
9 13 (0.95%) Kafka
9 13 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (0.88%) YAML
11 11 (0.81%) 802.1X
12 10 (0.73%) Software Packaging
13 9 (0.66%) Flask
14 8 (0.59%) LAMP
15 7 (0.51%) RESTful
16 6 (0.44%) AngularJS
16 6 (0.44%) Node.js
17 5 (0.37%) Sensu
17 5 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (9.45%) Public Cloud
2 77 (5.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 76 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 71 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
7 49 (3.59%) Private Cloud
8 39 (2.86%) Clustering
9 36 (2.64%) Virtual Team
10 34 (2.49%) Hedge funds
10 34 (2.49%) Replication
11 29 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
12 25 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 21 (1.54%) CMDB
14 20 (1.47%) EMC VNX
15 18 (1.32%) Blackberry
15 18 (1.32%) Fintech
15 18 (1.32%) PKI
16 12 (0.88%) Cloud Native
17 11 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 392 (28.72%) Windows
2 277 (20.29%) Linux
3 183 (13.41%) Windows Server
4 78 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (3.52%) Windows 10
7 40 (2.93%) Unix
8 38 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 34 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (1.90%) CentOS
11 25 (1.83%) Ubuntu
12 24 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.95%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.66%) Debian
15 6 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.37%) SUSE
17 4 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.29%) Solaris
17 4 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (24.98%) DevOps
2 286 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (17.66%) ITIL
4 220 (16.12%) Project Management
5 192 (14.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 185 (13.55%) Migration
7 163 (11.94%) Configuration Management
8 137 (10.04%) Presales
9 129 (9.45%) Cybersecurity
10 128 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
11 106 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 100 (7.33%) Service Delivery
13 89 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
14 82 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 80 (5.86%) Service Management
16 79 (5.79%) Change Management
17 71 (5.20%) Network Design
18 69 (5.05%) TOGAF
19 65 (4.76%) PRINCE2
20 63 (4.62%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 278 (20.37%) Python
2 187 (13.70%) PowerShell
3 147 (10.77%) Ruby
4 129 (9.45%) SQL
5 117 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 77 (5.64%) Perl
7 73 (5.35%) Java
8 50 (3.66%) C++
9 22 (1.61%) C
9 22 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 20 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 12 (0.88%) C#
11 12 (0.88%) Go
11 12 (0.88%) JavaScript
11 12 (0.88%) PHP
12 9 (0.66%) R
13 6 (0.44%) VB
14 4 (0.29%) F#
14 4 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 265 (19.41%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (12.82%) Degree
3 174 (12.75%) CCNP
4 100 (7.33%) CCIE
5 95 (6.96%) CCNA
6 41 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (2.64%) Security Cleared
9 32 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 30 (2.20%) MCSE
11 22 (1.61%) CISSP
11 22 (1.61%) SC Cleared
12 21 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (1.47%) CCDP
14 19 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
15 16 (1.17%) APMP
16 15 (1.10%) MCSA
17 14 (1.03%) JNCIE
18 11 (0.81%) CCDA
18 11 (0.81%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.35%) SLA
2 43 (3.15%) GDPR
3 37 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.83%) QA
5 24 (1.76%) PCI DSS
6 19 (1.39%) PMO
7 18 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 17 (1.25%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.66%) COBIT
10 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.073%) EMIR
13 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.073%) MiFID
13 1 (0.073%) NIST 800
System Software
1 345 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 338 (24.76%) Active Directory
3 209 (15.31%) Docker
4 133 (9.74%) Hyper-V
5 60 (4.40%) Virtual Servers
6 45 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 37 (2.71%) vSphere
9 29 (2.12%) VMware NSX
10 26 (1.90%) XenApp
11 22 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
12 17 (1.25%) DFS Replication
13 13 (0.95%) Firmware
13 13 (0.95%) Snort
14 11 (0.81%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.66%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.59%) Terminal Services
18 7 (0.51%) XenServer
19 6 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 228 (16.70%) Ansible
2 186 (13.63%) Puppet
3 137 (10.04%) Opscode Chef
4 130 (9.52%) Kubernetes
5 77 (5.64%) SCCM
6 73 (5.35%) Nagios
7 67 (4.91%) Terraform
8 62 (4.54%) Salt
9 41 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
9 41 (3.00%) Prometheus
10 40 (2.93%) SCOM
11 32 (2.34%) Packer
12 30 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
13 29 (2.12%) Consul
14 28 (2.05%) Icinga
15 22 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
15 22 (1.61%) vCenter Server
16 21 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
17 19 (1.39%) Nessus
18 14 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 442 (32.38%) VMware
2 422 (30.92%) Cisco
3 341 (24.98%) Microsoft
4 121 (8.86%) Palo Alto
5 120 (8.79%) Citrix
6 103 (7.55%) EMC
6 103 (7.55%) F5
7 89 (6.52%) Dell
8 85 (6.23%) HP
9 84 (6.15%) NetApp
10 80 (5.86%) CheckPoint
11 69 (5.05%) Splunk
12 56 (4.10%) SolarWinds
13 55 (4.03%) Meraki
14 52 (3.81%) Juniper
15 45 (3.30%) Google
16 36 (2.64%) Fortinet
17 33 (2.42%) EqualLogic
18 32 (2.34%) Red Hat
19 31 (2.27%) Cognizant