Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 147 144
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 -32
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,204 1,572 1,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.26% 2.37% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.42% 5.60% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1,155 1,434
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +1.85% +8.00%

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 22,202 28,095 33,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.72% 42.30% 44.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17,309 21,897 23,908
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £93,750
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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +4 276 £72,500 +11.54% 62
West London -34 58 £55,000 - 18
South London +2 47 £67,500 +22.73% 4
East London +33 38 £75,500 +62.37% 22
North London +8 8 £31,252 -51.55% 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 384 (31.89%) Azure
2 358 (29.73%) AWS
3 347 (28.82%) Windows
4 320 (26.58%) Finance
5 310 (25.75%) Microsoft
6 287 (23.84%) Cisco
7 279 (23.17%) Linux
8 263 (21.84%) Firewall
9 257 (21.35%) VMware
10 250 (20.76%) Cisco Certification
10 250 (20.76%) DevOps
11 243 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
12 235 (19.52%) Active Directory
13 230 (19.10%) LAN
14 224 (18.60%) WAN
15 216 (17.94%) Office 365
16 190 (15.78%) CCNP
17 183 (15.20%) ITIL
18 177 (14.70%) VMware Infrastructure
19 167 (13.87%) Windows Server
20 163 (13.54%) Banking
20 163 (13.54%) Migration
21 155 (12.87%) VPN
22 147 (12.21%) Project Management
23 139 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 121 (10.05%) Fintech
25 120 (9.97%) MPLS
26 119 (9.88%) PowerShell
27 118 (9.80%) Degree
28 112 (9.30%) Python

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 46 (3.82%) IIS
2 31 (2.57%) MS Exchange
3 30 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.66%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 16 (1.33%) Confluence
6 16 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.91%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.66%) Apache
10 8 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.50%) Mule
13 3 (0.25%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.17%) Jupyter
14 2 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 82 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.33%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.083%) Maya
8 1 (0.083%) NUKE
8 1 (0.083%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.083%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.083%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.083%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.083%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.083%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 384 (31.89%) Azure
2 358 (29.73%) AWS
3 216 (17.94%) Office 365
4 90 (7.48%) PaaS
5 81 (6.73%) IaaS
6 74 (6.15%) GCP
7 39 (3.24%) SaaS
8 32 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 18 (1.50%) Power Platform
12 17 (1.41%) GitHub
13 11 (0.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 11 (0.91%) OpenShift
14 10 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.83%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.75%) OneDrive
16 5 (0.42%) Serverless
16 5 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 4 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 263 (21.84%) Firewall
2 230 (19.10%) LAN
3 224 (18.60%) WAN
4 155 (12.87%) VPN
5 120 (9.97%) MPLS
6 110 (9.14%) TCP/IP
7 108 (8.97%) SAN
8 101 (8.39%) Network Security
9 90 (7.48%) BGP
10 86 (7.14%) Wireless
11 77 (6.40%) Internet
12 73 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 69 (5.73%) DNS
14 66 (5.48%) OSPF
15 61 (5.07%) VLAN
16 58 (4.82%) SSL
17 54 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
18 51 (4.24%) DHCP
19 46 (3.82%) WLAN
20 40 (3.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.82%) Big Data
3 22 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 20 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (1.50%) Power BI
7 16 (1.33%) MySQL
7 16 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 15 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.00%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.00%) DB2
10 12 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (1.00%) Sqoop
11 11 (0.91%) Relational Database
12 10 (0.83%) HBase
Development Applications
1 45 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 30 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.24%) JIRA
4 18 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (0.83%) Maven
6 8 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (0.58%) SonarQube
8 6 (0.50%) Moq
8 6 (0.50%) NUnit
8 6 (0.50%) RSpec
8 6 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.42%) JUnit
10 4 (0.33%) CircleCI
10 4 (0.33%) git-flow
10 4 (0.33%) Mockito
11 3 (0.25%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.25%) GitLab
11 3 (0.25%) Gradle
11 3 (0.25%) Selenium
11 3 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 320 (26.58%) Finance
2 163 (13.54%) Banking
3 99 (8.22%) Telecoms
4 44 (3.65%) Public Sector
5 29 (2.41%) Law
6 28 (2.33%) Retail
7 27 (2.24%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.83%) Back Office
9 21 (1.74%) Legal
10 15 (1.25%) Marketing
11 11 (0.91%) Games
12 10 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.66%) French Language
14 7 (0.58%) Local Government
15 6 (0.50%) Front Office
15 6 (0.50%) Police
16 4 (0.33%) Billing
16 4 (0.33%) Fire and Rescue
16 4 (0.33%) German Language
16 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 163 (13.54%) Network Engineer
2 161 (13.37%) Architect
3 113 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 76 (6.31%) Infrastructure Manager
5 71 (5.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 67 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 65 (5.40%) Consultant
8 59 (4.90%) Analyst
8 59 (4.90%) Senior Network Engineer
9 46 (3.82%) IT Manager
10 44 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
10 44 (3.65%) Support Engineer
11 43 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 32 (2.66%) Azure Architect
13 31 (2.57%) Developer
14 30 (2.49%) IT Engineer
15 29 (2.41%) Technical Leader
16 28 (2.33%) Administrator
16 28 (2.33%) Network Architect
17 27 (2.24%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (4.24%) .NET
2 47 (3.90%) Web Services
3 29 (2.41%) CSS
4 24 (1.99%) Kafka
5 22 (1.83%) React
5 22 (1.83%) REST
6 21 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (1.66%) .NET Framework
7 20 (1.66%) Elastic Stack
8 18 (1.50%) 802.1X
8 18 (1.50%) Entity Framework
8 18 (1.50%) jQuery
8 18 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (1.41%) .NET Core
9 17 (1.41%) LDAP
10 16 (1.33%) Middleware
11 15 (1.25%) Spring
12 14 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (0.91%) SAML
14 10 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 62 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.16%) Replication
5 36 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 34 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 31 (2.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 27 (2.24%) Clustering
9 27 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (2.16%) Cloud Native
11 21 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (1.50%) Driving Licence
13 17 (1.41%) N-Tier
13 17 (1.41%) Private Cloud
13 17 (1.41%) User Experience
13 17 (1.41%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.08%) Fixed Income
15 9 (0.75%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.66%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 347 (28.82%) Windows
2 279 (23.17%) Linux
3 167 (13.87%) Windows Server
4 71 (5.90%) Windows 10
5 46 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (3.74%) Unix
7 40 (3.32%) Windows 7
8 30 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (2.16%) Windows 8
11 18 (1.50%) Android
11 18 (1.50%) CentOS
11 18 (1.50%) VMS
12 17 (1.41%) Mac OS
12 17 (1.41%) Mac OS X
13 13 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.33%) Debian
15 4 (0.33%) zOS
16 1 (0.083%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (20.76%) DevOps
2 243 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (15.20%) ITIL
4 163 (13.54%) Migration
5 147 (12.21%) Project Management
6 139 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 121 (10.05%) Fintech
8 109 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
9 96 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 90 (7.48%) Presales
11 89 (7.39%) Change Management
12 82 (6.81%) Project Delivery
13 74 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 72 (5.98%) PRINCE2
15 69 (5.73%) Service Management
16 67 (5.56%) Microservices
17 65 (5.40%) Load Balancing
18 64 (5.32%) Business Continuity
18 64 (5.32%) Information Security
19 63 (5.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 119 (9.88%) PowerShell
2 112 (9.30%) Python
3 109 (9.05%) SQL
4 51 (4.24%) Java
5 46 (3.82%) Bash Shell
6 39 (3.24%) Ruby
7 36 (2.99%) Go
8 31 (2.57%) C#
8 31 (2.57%) JavaScript
9 13 (1.08%) Perl
10 12 (1.00%) C
10 12 (1.00%) Scala
11 11 (0.91%) Java 8
11 11 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.75%) C++
12 9 (0.75%) Kotlin
13 8 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.25%) R
15 2 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 250 (20.76%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (15.78%) CCNP
3 118 (9.80%) Degree
4 103 (8.55%) CCNA
5 82 (6.81%) CCIE
6 49 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (2.49%) Security Cleared
8 26 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (1.91%) MCP
10 22 (1.83%) CISSP
10 22 (1.83%) MCSE
10 22 (1.83%) SC Cleared
11 20 (1.66%) CCSA
12 19 (1.58%) CCSE
12 19 (1.58%) MCITP
13 17 (1.41%) CCDP
14 16 (1.33%) AWS Certification
14 16 (1.33%) PMP
15 14 (1.16%) MCSA
16 13 (1.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.40%) SLA
2 27 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (2.24%) QA
3 20 (1.66%) PMO
4 14 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.91%) GDPR
6 9 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.50%) COBIT
7 6 (0.50%) NIST
8 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.17%) NCSC
12 1 (0.083%) ISO 15022
12 1 (0.083%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.083%) PSD2
System Software
1 235 (19.52%) Active Directory
2 177 (14.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (9.14%) Docker
4 78 (6.48%) Hyper-V
5 54 (4.49%) vSphere
6 36 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (2.91%) XenApp
8 19 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (1.16%) Firmware
9 14 (1.16%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.83%) HDFS
12 9 (0.75%) VMware NSX
13 8 (0.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.42%) OpenAM
14 5 (0.42%) ProxySG
14 5 (0.42%) Xen
15 4 (0.33%) OpenDJ
15 4 (0.33%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 90 (7.48%) Ansible
2 83 (6.89%) Kubernetes
3 72 (5.98%) SCCM
4 69 (5.73%) Puppet
5 62 (5.15%) Terraform
6 59 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (1.99%) SCOM
8 19 (1.58%) Nagios
9 17 (1.41%) SCVMM
10 16 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
12 14 (1.16%) Salt
13 13 (1.08%) Packer
14 12 (1.00%) Oozie
15 10 (0.83%) Ambari
15 10 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
16 9 (0.75%) EdgeSight
16 9 (0.75%) WSUS
17 8 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
18 7 (0.58%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 310 (25.75%) Microsoft
2 287 (23.84%) Cisco
3 257 (21.35%) VMware
4 107 (8.89%) Citrix
5 105 (8.72%) Palo Alto
6 73 (6.06%) F5
7 63 (5.23%) CheckPoint
8 59 (4.90%) Juniper
9 51 (4.24%) Meraki
10 40 (3.32%) SolarWinds
11 37 (3.07%) HP
12 36 (2.99%) Google
13 34 (2.82%) EMC
14 33 (2.74%) Red Hat
15 31 (2.57%) Oracle
16 29 (2.41%) Fortinet
17 26 (2.16%) Splunk
18 24 (1.99%) Dell
18 24 (1.99%) IBM
18 24 (1.99%) Veeam