Period
to 18 December 2018

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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 143 112
Rank change year-on-year -4 -31 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,566 1,813 2,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.36% 2.46% 2.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.14% 5.18% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,425 1,586
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,200 £36,166
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 30,447 34,993 32,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.91% 47.39% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23,917 25,628 27,791
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £93,750 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 -6 318 £65,000 +13.04% 47
West London +57 116 £55,000 - 37
South London -1 51 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East London -20 20 £46,500 -22.50% 18
North London +7 2 £64,500 -7.86% 3
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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.

1 489 (31.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 468 (29.89%) Finance
3 455 (29.05%) Windows
4 453 (28.93%) Amazon AWS
5 437 (27.91%) VMware
6 412 (26.31%) Cisco
7 409 (26.12%) Microsoft
8 405 (25.86%) Firewall
9 344 (21.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 343 (21.90%) Active Directory
11 310 (19.80%) DevOps
12 301 (19.22%) WAN
13 285 (18.20%) Linux
14 280 (17.88%) Python
14 280 (17.88%) ITIL
15 259 (16.54%) Cisco Certification
16 256 (16.35%) Project Management
17 249 (15.90%) Office 365
18 238 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
19 237 (15.13%) Windows Server
20 233 (14.88%) LAN
21 222 (14.18%) Migration
22 199 (12.71%) Degree
23 196 (12.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 187 (11.94%) Ansible
25 180 (11.49%) CCNP
26 179 (11.43%) PowerShell
27 177 (11.30%) Hyper-V
27 177 (11.30%) VPN
27 177 (11.30%) DNS

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
1 127 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 64 (4.09%) IIS
3 61 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 53 (3.38%) OpenStack
5 50 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (1.66%) Apache
8 25 (1.60%) Skype for Business
8 25 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 22 (1.40%) CMS
10 19 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (0.89%) Confluence
13 12 (0.77%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.38%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.38%) Commerce Server
16 6 (0.38%) JBoss
17 5 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 107 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.77%) Snapchat
6 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.45%) Revit
8 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Relativity
1 9 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.51%) Concordance
3 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.19%) PlanetPress Connect
4 3 (0.19%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.13%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.064%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.064%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 489 (31.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 453 (28.93%) Amazon AWS
3 249 (15.90%) Office 365
4 118 (7.54%) SaaS
5 78 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
6 76 (4.85%) IaaS
7 67 (4.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 66 (4.21%) PaaS
9 42 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
10 28 (1.79%) Amazon S3
11 27 (1.72%) Mimecast
12 22 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (1.40%) G Suite
13 17 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (0.83%) Serverless
14 13 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (0.70%) Route 53
16 8 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
16 8 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 405 (25.86%) Firewall
2 301 (19.22%) WAN
3 233 (14.88%) LAN
4 177 (11.30%) DNS
4 177 (11.30%) VPN
5 160 (10.22%) Wireless
6 139 (8.88%) MPLS
7 136 (8.68%) Network Security
8 131 (8.37%) DHCP
9 127 (8.11%) BGP
10 118 (7.54%) Unified Communications
11 114 (7.28%) Cisco Nexus
12 108 (6.90%) TCP/IP
13 102 (6.51%) OSPF
14 91 (5.81%) VoIP
15 89 (5.68%) SAN
16 75 (4.79%) Cisco ASA
17 70 (4.47%) VLAN
18 67 (4.28%) Internet
19 65 (4.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.21%) Big Data
3 32 (2.04%) MySQL
4 25 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
5 23 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 21 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 18 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (0.64%) Couchbase
11 10 (0.64%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.57%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.51%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 89 (5.68%) Jenkins
2 65 (4.15%) Maven
3 62 (3.96%) Gradle
4 58 (3.70%) Ant
4 58 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 40 (2.55%) JIRA
6 33 (2.11%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.51%) GitLab
9 8 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.32%) Subversion
12 4 (0.26%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.19%) JUnit
13 3 (0.19%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.13%) AdminStudio
14 2 (0.13%) InstallShield
General
1 468 (29.89%) Finance
2 143 (9.13%) Banking
3 115 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 86 (5.49%) Retail
5 72 (4.60%) Financial Institution
6 47 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 40 (2.55%) Legal
8 34 (2.17%) Law
9 23 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.40%) German Language
10 22 (1.40%) Marketing
11 21 (1.34%) French Language
11 21 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (1.15%) Publishing
13 17 (1.09%) Spanish Language
14 15 (0.96%) Billing
15 12 (0.77%) Advertising
16 11 (0.70%) Private Banking
17 10 (0.64%) Front Office
17 10 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 182 (11.62%) Network Engineer
2 181 (11.56%) Architect
3 139 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 109 (6.96%) Project Manager
5 107 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 97 (6.19%) Infrastructure Manager
7 94 (6.00%) Consultant
8 70 (4.47%) Analyst
9 68 (4.34%) Cloud Engineer
10 62 (3.96%) Programme Manager
11 59 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 59 (3.77%) IT Manager
12 57 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
12 57 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
13 55 (3.51%) Security Engineer
14 54 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
15 53 (3.38%) Support Engineer
16 52 (3.32%) Administrator
17 47 (3.00%) Cisco Engineer
18 44 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (6.39%) .NET
2 63 (4.02%) Web Services
3 61 (3.90%) Middleware
4 28 (1.79%) XMPP
5 22 (1.40%) 802.1X
6 18 (1.15%) MDX
7 16 (1.02%) Kafka
8 15 (0.96%) JSON
9 14 (0.89%) LDAP
10 12 (0.77%) LAMP
10 12 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (0.64%) REST
12 9 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (0.57%) React
13 7 (0.45%) .NET Framework
14 6 (0.38%) Sensu
14 6 (0.38%) XML
15 5 (0.32%) jQuery
15 5 (0.32%) LAPP Stack
15 5 (0.32%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 103 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 75 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
5 67 (4.28%) Management Information System
6 66 (4.21%) Public Cloud
7 53 (3.38%) Clustering
8 51 (3.26%) Private Cloud
9 42 (2.68%) Hedge funds
10 39 (2.49%) PKI
11 30 (1.92%) Fintech
11 30 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
12 21 (1.34%) CMDB
13 20 (1.28%) Replication
14 18 (1.15%) NHS
15 17 (1.09%) Data Structures
16 14 (0.89%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
16 14 (0.89%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.83%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 455 (29.05%) Windows
2 285 (18.20%) Linux
3 237 (15.13%) Windows Server
4 115 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (5.87%) Unix
6 91 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (3.90%) Windows 7
8 54 (3.45%) Windows 10
9 37 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (2.11%) CentOS
11 29 (1.85%) Mac OS X
12 26 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (1.53%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.83%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (0.64%) Solaris
16 8 (0.51%) SUSE
17 6 (0.38%) AIX
17 6 (0.38%) Debian
17 6 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (19.80%) DevOps
2 280 (17.88%) ITIL
3 256 (16.35%) Project Management
4 238 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (14.18%) Migration
6 196 (12.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 170 (10.86%) Configuration Management
8 149 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
9 127 (8.11%) Service Delivery
10 118 (7.54%) Service Management
11 110 (7.02%) PRINCE2
12 108 (6.90%) IT Strategy
12 108 (6.90%) Presales
13 107 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
14 104 (6.64%) Kalman Filter
14 104 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 94 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 80 (5.11%) Data Centre Operations
17 76 (4.85%) Change Management
17 76 (4.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 280 (17.88%) Python
2 179 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 171 (10.92%) SQL
4 139 (8.88%) Ruby
5 106 (6.77%) Bash Shell
6 73 (4.66%) Java
7 58 (3.70%) Perl
8 41 (2.62%) C++
9 37 (2.36%) Shell Script
10 29 (1.85%) C
11 27 (1.72%) C#
12 19 (1.21%) JavaScript
13 18 (1.15%) PHP
14 11 (0.70%) Go
14 11 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.45%) Scala
16 6 (0.38%) VB
17 5 (0.32%) Erlang
18 4 (0.26%) Apex Code
18 4 (0.26%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 259 (16.54%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (12.71%) Degree
3 180 (11.49%) CCNP
4 97 (6.19%) CCIE
5 96 (6.13%) CCNA
6 58 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
8 42 (2.68%) MCSE
9 36 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
10 33 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 27 (1.72%) PMI Certification
12 24 (1.53%) PMP
13 21 (1.34%) MCP
13 21 (1.34%) Security Cleared
14 20 (1.28%) CISSP
15 18 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 16 (1.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 16 (1.02%) SC Cleared
17 15 (0.96%) CCDP
17 15 (0.96%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.09%) PMO
2 51 (3.26%) SLA
3 47 (3.00%) PCI DSS
4 41 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (2.55%) GDPR
6 33 (2.11%) QA
7 14 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.70%) COBIT
9 9 (0.57%) HIPAA
10 7 (0.45%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.19%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.13%) Basel III
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.064%) EMIR
System Software
1 344 (21.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 343 (21.90%) Active Directory
3 177 (11.30%) Hyper-V
4 155 (9.90%) Docker
5 42 (2.68%) VMware NSX
6 34 (2.17%) vSphere
7 33 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
9 20 (1.28%) XenApp
9 20 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 18 (1.15%) VMware Server
11 17 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.77%) DFS Replication
12 12 (0.77%) Snort
12 12 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (0.64%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.38%) Firmware
14 6 (0.38%) NFS
15 5 (0.32%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.32%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 187 (11.94%) Ansible
2 161 (10.28%) Puppet
3 101 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (6.32%) SCCM
5 95 (6.07%) Kubernetes
6 68 (4.34%) Nagios
7 66 (4.21%) SCOM
8 41 (2.62%) Cisco Prime
9 40 (2.55%) Cisco CUCM
10 35 (2.23%) Salt
10 35 (2.23%) Terraform
11 30 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
12 25 (1.60%) FortiGate
13 19 (1.21%) ZABBIX
14 18 (1.15%) Nessus
14 18 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
15 17 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
16 15 (0.96%) Backup Exec
17 14 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
18 13 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 437 (27.91%) VMware
2 412 (26.31%) Cisco
3 409 (26.12%) Microsoft
4 128 (8.17%) F5
5 108 (6.90%) Citrix
6 98 (6.26%) HP
7 94 (6.00%) EMC
8 93 (5.94%) Palo Alto
9 92 (5.87%) Dell
10 87 (5.56%) NetApp
11 79 (5.04%) CheckPoint
11 79 (5.04%) SolarWinds
11 79 (5.04%) Splunk
12 77 (4.92%) Google
13 68 (4.34%) Juniper
14 56 (3.58%) Meraki
15 49 (3.13%) Red Hat
16 42 (2.68%) Symantec
17 37 (2.36%) Oracle
18 29 (1.85%) Veeam