Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 242 162 147
Rank change year-on-year -80 -15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 777 420 1,262
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.52% 2.11% 2.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 5.29% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 587 321 943
10th Percentile £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £58,750 £52,056
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year -2.65% +1.80% +0.91%

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 22,708 7,936 20,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.56% 39.87% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13,417 6,715 16,373
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,021 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £94,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +3.77%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 -82 96 £75,000 -9.09% 56
West London -59 28 £52,500 -16.00% 16
East London +2 23 £60,941 +1.57% 11
South London -29 12 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 221 (28.44%) Linux
2 214 (27.54%) Social Skills
3 212 (27.28%) Cisco
4 208 (26.77%) Azure
5 207 (26.64%) Microsoft
6 181 (23.29%) Windows
7 165 (21.24%) Finance
8 160 (20.59%) AWS
9 152 (19.56%) Migration
10 149 (19.18%) Kubernetes
11 148 (19.05%) Firewall
12 138 (17.76%) Python
12 138 (17.76%) Docker
13 135 (17.37%) Degree
14 134 (17.25%) VMware
15 122 (15.70%) ITIL
16 120 (15.44%) Cisco Certification
16 120 (15.44%) DevOps
17 110 (14.16%) Active Directory
18 105 (13.51%) Terraform
19 104 (13.38%) WAN
19 104 (13.38%) Project Management
20 102 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
21 100 (12.87%) Microsoft 365
22 99 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
23 93 (11.97%) CCNP
24 89 (11.45%) SaaS
25 85 (10.94%) Git (software)
25 85 (10.94%) Project Delivery
26 83 (10.68%) LAN

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 51 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.70%) nginx
3 20 (2.57%) IIS
4 17 (2.19%) Confluence
5 14 (1.80%) Apache
5 14 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.67%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.03%) CMS
9 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.51%) WordPress
12 3 (0.39%) Drupal
13 2 (0.26%) Kentico
13 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.26%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 30 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.39%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 208 (26.77%) Azure
2 160 (20.59%) AWS
3 100 (12.87%) Microsoft 365
4 89 (11.45%) SaaS
5 61 (7.85%) IaaS
6 59 (7.59%) GCP
6 59 (7.59%) PaaS
7 45 (5.79%) GitHub
8 43 (5.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 37 (4.76%) OneDrive
10 24 (3.09%) Amazon EKS
11 23 (2.96%) Serverless
12 21 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
12 21 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (1.67%) Amazon S3
16 12 (1.54%) Google Compute Engine
17 9 (1.16%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 148 (19.05%) Firewall
2 104 (13.38%) WAN
3 83 (10.68%) LAN
4 81 (10.42%) VPN
5 75 (9.65%) BGP
6 74 (9.52%) DNS
7 72 (9.27%) MPLS
8 61 (7.85%) TCP/IP
9 59 (7.59%) OSPF
10 54 (6.95%) Network Security
11 50 (6.44%) Internet
12 44 (5.66%) HTTP
13 40 (5.15%) Multicast
14 34 (4.38%) DHCP
14 34 (4.38%) VoIP
15 32 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
16 31 (3.99%) VLAN
17 30 (3.86%) SAN
18 29 (3.73%) Broadband
19 26 (3.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 34 (4.38%) MySQL
4 31 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (3.86%) MongoDB
6 29 (3.73%) Big Data
7 16 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (1.54%) Data Lake
9 12 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.90%) BigQuery
12 7 (0.90%) Redis
13 6 (0.77%) DB2
13 6 (0.77%) MariaDB
13 6 (0.77%) Metadata
14 5 (0.64%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 85 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 63 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 38 (4.89%) JIRA
4 19 (2.45%) Maven
5 15 (1.93%) GitLab
6 12 (1.54%) webpack
7 9 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (1.16%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.03%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.90%) SonarQube
9 7 (0.90%) Visual Studio Code
10 6 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.77%) GDB
10 6 (0.77%) JUnit
10 6 (0.77%) Valgrind
11 5 (0.64%) Ant
11 5 (0.64%) Gradle
11 5 (0.64%) RSpec
12 4 (0.51%) eggPlant
13 3 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 214 (27.54%) Social Skills
2 165 (21.24%) Finance
3 57 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 47 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.12%) Documentation Skills
6 28 (3.60%) Financial Institution
6 28 (3.60%) Retail
7 23 (2.96%) Banking
8 20 (2.57%) Organisational Skills
9 19 (2.45%) Presentation Skills
10 11 (1.42%) Legal
11 10 (1.29%) Advertising
11 10 (1.29%) Law
12 9 (1.16%) Games
13 8 (1.03%) Billing
13 8 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 8 (1.03%) Influencing Skills
14 7 (0.90%) Marketing
15 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 103 (13.26%) Architect
2 94 (12.10%) Network Engineer
3 44 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (5.02%) Developer
5 35 (4.50%) Project Manager
6 30 (3.86%) Consultant
6 30 (3.86%) Infrastructure Manager
7 29 (3.73%) Cloud Architect
8 26 (3.35%) Analyst
9 25 (3.22%) Cloud Engineer
10 23 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (2.83%) Cisco Engineer
12 21 (2.70%) Principal Engineer
12 21 (2.70%) Software Engineer
13 20 (2.57%) Infrastructure Architect
13 20 (2.57%) Principal Network Engineer
13 20 (2.57%) Technical Architect
14 19 (2.45%) Senior Network Engineer
14 19 (2.45%) Support Engineer
15 18 (2.32%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.02%) JSON
2 38 (4.89%) Node.js
3 35 (4.50%) Web Services
4 34 (4.38%) Spring
4 34 (4.38%) Spring Boot
5 31 (3.99%) .NET
5 31 (3.99%) React
6 30 (3.86%) Kafka
7 28 (3.60%) XML
8 27 (3.47%) REST
9 21 (2.70%) RESTful
10 19 (2.45%) .NET Core
11 18 (2.32%) CSS
12 16 (2.06%) Apache Camel
12 16 (2.06%) PyTorch
12 16 (2.06%) TensorFlow
13 14 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
13 14 (1.80%) Redux
14 13 (1.67%) HTML
15 9 (1.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.78%) Public Cloud
2 39 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.50%) Virtual Team
4 28 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 28 (3.60%) Private Cloud
4 28 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 21 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.19%) Fibre Optics
6 17 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
7 16 (2.06%) User Experience
8 15 (1.93%) Cloud Native
8 15 (1.93%) Replication
9 12 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.29%) PKI
12 9 (1.16%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 221 (28.44%) Linux
2 181 (23.29%) Windows
3 64 (8.24%) Windows 10
3 64 (8.24%) Windows Server
4 37 (4.76%) Unix
5 33 (4.25%) CentOS
6 25 (3.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 21 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.80%) Debian
10 13 (1.67%) Android
11 12 (1.54%) Mac OS X
11 12 (1.54%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.90%) CatOS
12 7 (0.90%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.90%) SUSE
12 7 (0.90%) VMS
13 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (19.56%) Migration
2 122 (15.70%) ITIL
3 120 (15.44%) DevOps
4 104 (13.38%) Project Management
5 102 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (10.94%) Project Delivery
7 71 (9.14%) Microservices
7 71 (9.14%) Presales
8 69 (8.88%) Computer Science
9 66 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 65 (8.37%) Network Design
11 62 (7.98%) Software Engineering
12 60 (7.72%) Mentoring
13 56 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 53 (6.82%) Analytics
15 52 (6.69%) Low Latency
16 47 (6.05%) Information Security
17 46 (5.92%) Service Delivery
18 44 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
19 43 (5.53%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 138 (17.76%) Python
2 79 (10.17%) Java
3 64 (8.24%) SQL
4 51 (6.56%) Bash Shell
5 50 (6.44%) PowerShell
6 48 (6.18%) Go
7 46 (5.92%) JavaScript
8 35 (4.50%) C#
9 26 (3.35%) Shell Script
10 22 (2.83%) C
10 22 (2.83%) C++
10 22 (2.83%) Perl
10 22 (2.83%) Ruby
11 15 (1.93%) Rust
12 12 (1.54%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.42%) PHP
14 9 (1.16%) VB
14 9 (1.16%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.26%) Clojure
15 2 (0.26%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 135 (17.37%) Degree
2 120 (15.44%) Cisco Certification
3 93 (11.97%) CCNP
4 63 (8.11%) CCIE
5 39 (5.02%) CCNA
6 37 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (2.57%) JNCIA
8 15 (1.93%) Security Cleared
9 14 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.67%) Master's Degree
11 12 (1.54%) CCIE Service Provider
11 12 (1.54%) RHCE
11 12 (1.54%) RHCSA
12 11 (1.42%) MCSA
12 11 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
13 10 (1.29%) CCDP
14 9 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.90%) CISSP
15 7 (0.90%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.95%) SLA
2 23 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (2.32%) NIST
5 16 (2.06%) QA
6 8 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.90%) GDPR
8 6 (0.77%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.51%) PMO
11 2 (0.26%) Accessibility
11 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.26%) PSD2
12 1 (0.13%) GRC
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 138 (17.76%) Docker
2 110 (14.16%) Active Directory
3 99 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (5.92%) vSphere
5 31 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (2.96%) XenApp
7 22 (2.83%) XenDesktop
8 20 (2.57%) KVM
9 17 (2.19%) Firmware
9 17 (2.19%) VMware NSX
10 15 (1.93%) Hyper-V
11 13 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (1.42%) BitLocker
13 10 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.26%) iptables
15 2 (0.26%) QEMU
16 1 (0.13%) LXC
16 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
16 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 149 (19.18%) Kubernetes
2 105 (13.51%) Terraform
3 66 (8.49%) Ansible
4 65 (8.37%) Puppet
5 37 (4.76%) Nagios
6 36 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (3.22%) SCCM
8 20 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
9 19 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
9 19 (2.45%) Grafana
10 18 (2.32%) SCOM
11 17 (2.19%) HAProxy
12 16 (2.06%) ZABBIX
13 15 (1.93%) Packer
14 11 (1.42%) Prometheus
15 9 (1.16%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.90%) Cacti
17 6 (0.77%) FortiGate
17 6 (0.77%) Galera Cluster
17 6 (0.77%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 212 (27.28%) Cisco
2 207 (26.64%) Microsoft
3 134 (17.25%) VMware
4 55 (7.08%) SolarWinds
5 51 (6.56%) Dell
6 48 (6.18%) Palo Alto
7 45 (5.79%) Citrix
8 44 (5.66%) Juniper
9 38 (4.89%) HP
10 35 (4.50%) Google
10 35 (4.50%) IBM
11 32 (4.12%) Red Hat
12 31 (3.99%) Oracle
13 25 (3.22%) Fortinet
13 25 (3.22%) ServiceNow
14 24 (3.09%) CheckPoint
15 22 (2.83%) F5
15 22 (2.83%) Meraki
15 22 (2.83%) Nokia
16 19 (2.45%) Apple