Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 157 153
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,250 1,529 1,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.27% 2.24% 2.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.48% 5.21% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1,165 1,398
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.30% +1.30%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.96%

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 22,800 29,321 34,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.38% 42.86% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17,730 22,494 23,887
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -3 270 £65,000 - 47
West London -17 65 £55,000 +17.65% 28
East London +50 46 £74,000 +59.14% 18
South London +4 40 £58,000 +16.00% 13
North London -5 5 £42,495 -0.01% 3
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 376 (30.08%) Azure
2 365 (29.20%) AWS
3 349 (27.92%) Cisco
4 316 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
5 295 (23.60%) Windows
6 293 (23.44%) Finance
7 292 (23.36%) Cisco Certification
8 281 (22.48%) DevOps
9 265 (21.20%) Linux
10 261 (20.88%) VMware
11 254 (20.32%) WAN
12 245 (19.60%) Firewall
13 230 (18.40%) Microsoft
14 227 (18.16%) LAN
15 208 (16.64%) CCNP
16 198 (15.84%) Project Management
17 195 (15.60%) Active Directory
18 179 (14.32%) Docker
19 177 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
20 173 (13.84%) Python
20 173 (13.84%) ITIL
21 172 (13.76%) Office 365
22 157 (12.56%) Windows Server
23 152 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 147 (11.76%) Migration
25 146 (11.68%) Banking
26 141 (11.28%) Network Security
27 140 (11.20%) Ansible
27 140 (11.20%) MPLS
28 135 (10.80%) Kubernetes

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 49 (3.92%) Skype for Business
2 47 (3.76%) IIS
3 37 (2.96%) MS Exchange
4 29 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 26 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 16 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.28%) Confluence
6 16 (1.28%) SAS
7 13 (1.04%) Apache
7 13 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.24%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.28%) SPSS
3 15 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.56%) Stata
7 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.32%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.080%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.080%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.080%) Relativity
2 1 (0.080%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.080%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 376 (30.08%) Azure
2 365 (29.20%) AWS
3 172 (13.76%) Office 365
4 116 (9.28%) IaaS
5 81 (6.48%) PaaS
6 60 (4.80%) Power Platform
7 57 (4.56%) GCP
8 52 (4.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 49 (3.92%) SaaS
10 28 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (1.92%) OpenShift
12 21 (1.68%) GitHub
13 13 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
13 13 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (0.96%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (0.72%) Azure Machine Learning
16 9 (0.72%) Serverless
17 7 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 7 (0.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 254 (20.32%) WAN
2 245 (19.60%) Firewall
3 227 (18.16%) LAN
4 141 (11.28%) Network Security
5 140 (11.20%) MPLS
6 133 (10.64%) VPN
7 111 (8.88%) Wireless
8 108 (8.64%) SAN
9 97 (7.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 76 (6.08%) DNS
11 72 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
12 71 (5.68%) WLAN
13 69 (5.52%) BGP
14 63 (5.04%) TCP/IP
15 60 (4.80%) OSPF
16 58 (4.64%) Internet
17 54 (4.32%) VLAN
18 53 (4.24%) Skype
19 52 (4.16%) DHCP
20 51 (4.08%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (4.80%) Power BI
4 56 (4.48%) Big Data
4 56 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (2.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 18 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (1.28%) Data Mart
9 16 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (1.12%) MySQL
10 14 (1.12%) QlikView
10 14 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.04%) DB2
12 11 (0.88%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (5.52%) Jenkins
2 50 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.76%) JIRA
4 14 (1.12%) GitLab
5 11 (0.88%) Maven
6 10 (0.80%) Travis CI
7 9 (0.72%) RSpec
8 8 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.56%) git-flow
9 7 (0.56%) JUnit
9 7 (0.56%) Subversion
10 6 (0.48%) Mockito
10 6 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.32%) Selenium
12 4 (0.32%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.24%) AdminStudio
13 3 (0.24%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.24%) Gradle
General
1 293 (23.44%) Finance
2 146 (11.68%) Banking
3 76 (6.08%) Public Sector
4 67 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.96%) Marketing
6 30 (2.40%) Retail
7 28 (2.24%) Legal
8 16 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.28%) Law
8 16 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.20%) Billing
10 14 (1.12%) Back Office
10 14 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.72%) Publishing
12 8 (0.64%) Advertising
13 7 (0.56%) French Language
13 7 (0.56%) Games
14 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.48%) Local Government
14 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (14.72%) Architect
2 145 (11.60%) Network Engineer
3 134 (10.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 92 (7.36%) Consultant
4 92 (7.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 63 (5.04%) Analyst
5 63 (5.04%) Project Manager
6 61 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 58 (4.64%) Cisco Engineer
8 54 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
9 53 (4.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 53 (4.24%) Senior Network Engineer
9 53 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
10 51 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
10 51 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
10 51 (4.08%) Network Consultant
11 50 (4.00%) IT Manager
12 43 (3.44%) Network Architect
13 42 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
14 41 (3.28%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.56%) .NET
1 32 (2.56%) Web Services
2 24 (1.92%) Kafka
3 22 (1.76%) JSON
4 21 (1.68%) LDAP
5 16 (1.28%) CSS
5 16 (1.28%) React
6 15 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (1.20%) REST
7 11 (0.88%) .NET Framework
7 11 (0.88%) AngularJS
7 11 (0.88%) Node.js
7 11 (0.88%) XML
8 10 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (0.80%) LAMP
8 10 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (0.72%) Entity Framework
9 9 (0.72%) Middleware
9 9 (0.72%) Spring
9 9 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.84%) Public Cloud
3 58 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 50 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 50 (4.00%) Replication
5 40 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 29 (2.32%) Clustering
7 27 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 26 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (1.92%) Private Cloud
9 24 (1.92%) User Experience
10 22 (1.76%) Virtual Team
11 20 (1.60%) Cloud Native
11 20 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (1.28%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.88%) NHS
14 10 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.80%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.80%) Hedge funds
14 10 (0.80%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 295 (23.60%) Windows
2 265 (21.20%) Linux
3 157 (12.56%) Windows Server
4 47 (3.76%) Windows 10
4 47 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (3.44%) Unix
6 40 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (2.16%) Windows 7
9 25 (2.00%) CentOS
10 21 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.44%) Android
11 18 (1.44%) Mac OS
12 15 (1.20%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.56%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.48%) Debian
15 6 (0.48%) VMS
16 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (22.48%) DevOps
3 198 (15.84%) Project Management
4 173 (13.84%) ITIL
5 152 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 147 (11.76%) Migration
7 134 (10.72%) Presales
8 103 (8.24%) Fintech
9 102 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 99 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
11 95 (7.60%) Configuration Management
12 90 (7.20%) Cybersecurity
13 84 (6.72%) Change Management
14 82 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
15 76 (6.08%) Service Management
16 68 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 66 (5.28%) Technical Leadership
18 64 (5.12%) Information Security
19 63 (5.04%) Project Delivery
20 61 (4.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 173 (13.84%) Python
2 120 (9.60%) PowerShell
3 119 (9.52%) SQL
4 61 (4.88%) Ruby
5 55 (4.40%) Java
6 51 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 36 (2.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 33 (2.64%) Go
9 31 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 27 (2.16%) JavaScript
11 21 (1.68%) R
12 19 (1.52%) Perl
13 16 (1.28%) C#
14 13 (1.04%) C++
15 12 (0.96%) PHP
16 11 (0.88%) C
16 11 (0.88%) Kotlin
17 10 (0.80%) Scala
18 8 (0.64%) Java 8
18 8 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 292 (23.36%) Cisco Certification
2 208 (16.64%) CCNP
3 126 (10.08%) Degree
4 124 (9.92%) CCNA
5 75 (6.00%) CCIE
6 51 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 31 (2.48%) Security Cleared
8 27 (2.16%) CISSP
9 24 (1.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 24 (1.92%) MCSE
10 23 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (1.60%) MCP
11 20 (1.60%) PMP
12 19 (1.52%) AWS Certification
12 19 (1.52%) SC Cleared
13 17 (1.36%) CCDA
13 17 (1.36%) MCSA
14 16 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.52%) SLA
2 23 (1.84%) PMO
2 23 (1.84%) QA
3 18 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.28%) GDPR
5 12 (0.96%) COBIT
6 9 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.48%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.48%) NIST
8 6 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.080%) ISO 15022
12 1 (0.080%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 195 (15.60%) Active Directory
2 179 (14.32%) Docker
3 177 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 47 (3.76%) Hyper-V
6 43 (3.44%) vSphere
7 23 (1.84%) XenApp
8 17 (1.36%) VMware NSX
9 13 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.88%) NFS
10 11 (0.88%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.80%) Firmware
12 9 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 7 (0.56%) HDFS
14 6 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 6 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.48%) vCloud
14 6 (0.48%) Xen
15 5 (0.40%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 140 (11.20%) Ansible
2 135 (10.80%) Kubernetes
3 108 (8.64%) Terraform
4 98 (7.84%) Puppet
5 97 (7.76%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (4.32%) SCCM
7 45 (3.60%) Cisco Prime
8 43 (3.44%) Salt
9 40 (3.20%) Nagios
10 25 (2.00%) SCOM
11 17 (1.36%) Packer
12 16 (1.28%) Stealthwatch
13 11 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
13 11 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
13 11 (0.88%) Consul
13 11 (0.88%) Prometheus
14 10 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
15 9 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
15 9 (0.72%) Icinga
15 9 (0.72%) Oozie
Vendors
1 349 (27.92%) Cisco
2 261 (20.88%) VMware
3 230 (18.40%) Microsoft
4 89 (7.12%) Citrix
5 72 (5.76%) F5
6 68 (5.44%) EMC
7 63 (5.04%) Palo Alto
8 61 (4.88%) Dell
9 52 (4.16%) CheckPoint
10 50 (4.00%) Juniper
10 50 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 44 (3.52%) Meraki
12 40 (3.20%) HP
12 40 (3.20%) SolarWinds
13 33 (2.64%) NetApp
14 31 (2.48%) Oracle
15 29 (2.32%) Fortinet
16 28 (2.24%) Google
17 26 (2.08%) Apple
18 25 (2.00%) Veeam