Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 150 126
Rank change year-on-year -2 -24 -20
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,572 1,780 1,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.31% 2.38% 2.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.74% 4.72% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,185 1,404 1,538
London median annual salary £62,500 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.84% +1.74% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £82,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 33,169 37,719 35,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.74% 50.53% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25,881 26,878 30,388
London median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -13 327 £70,000 +27.27% 48
West London +61 116 £50,000 -9.09% 27
South London +4 31 £53,750 +37.04% 8
East London -1 24 £56,250 -6.25% 21
North London +8 8 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 465 (29.58%) Finance
2 461 (29.33%) Windows
3 444 (28.24%) Cisco
4 418 (26.59%) Amazon AWS
5 396 (25.19%) Microsoft
6 392 (24.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 373 (23.73%) VMware
8 364 (23.16%) Firewall
9 322 (20.48%) Linux
10 307 (19.53%) Active Directory
11 295 (18.77%) WAN
12 290 (18.45%) ITIL
13 283 (18.00%) Project Management
14 281 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 273 (17.37%) Cisco Certification
16 267 (16.98%) DevOps
17 240 (15.27%) Python
18 239 (15.20%) Degree
19 236 (15.01%) Office 365
20 234 (14.89%) Windows Server
21 229 (14.57%) Migration
22 224 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
23 223 (14.19%) LAN
24 196 (12.47%) Banking
25 195 (12.40%) CCNP
26 192 (12.21%) VPN
27 183 (11.64%) SQL
28 182 (11.58%) Wireless
29 166 (10.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
30 160 (10.18%) 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
1 146 (9.29%) MS Exchange
2 68 (4.33%) IIS
3 65 (4.13%) OpenStack
4 53 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (3.31%) SharePoint
6 41 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 37 (2.35%) Skype for Business
8 22 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 20 (1.27%) Apache
9 20 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (1.21%) IBM Notes
11 14 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (0.70%) CMS
13 10 (0.64%) Confluence
14 8 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.51%) SugarCRM
15 7 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.45%) JBoss
16 5 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 109 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.25%) Revit
7 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) Stata
8 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.13%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 17 (1.08%) Concordance
1 17 (1.08%) Relativity
2 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) PlanetPress Connect
3 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.19%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.13%) Bankmaster
4 2 (0.13%) Magento
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.13%) Ringtail
5 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.064%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.064%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 418 (26.59%) Amazon AWS
2 392 (24.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 236 (15.01%) Office 365
4 89 (5.66%) SaaS
5 68 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
6 64 (4.07%) IaaS
7 53 (3.37%) PaaS
8 47 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 45 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
10 29 (1.84%) G Suite
11 28 (1.78%) Amazon S3
12 25 (1.59%) Mimecast
13 17 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (1.02%) GitHub
15 13 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (0.64%) CloudFront
17 9 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 9 (0.57%) OneDrive
17 9 (0.57%) Route 53
18 8 (0.51%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 364 (23.16%) Firewall
2 295 (18.77%) WAN
3 223 (14.19%) LAN
4 192 (12.21%) VPN
5 182 (11.58%) Wireless
6 160 (10.18%) DNS
7 151 (9.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 147 (9.35%) MPLS
9 144 (9.16%) BGP
10 135 (8.59%) Network Security
11 123 (7.82%) DHCP
12 118 (7.51%) TCP/IP
13 112 (7.12%) OSPF
14 108 (6.87%) Unified Communications
15 106 (6.74%) Cisco ASA
16 80 (5.09%) SAN
17 78 (4.96%) VLAN
18 73 (4.64%) VoIP
19 65 (4.13%) IPsec
20 56 (3.56%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 85 (5.41%) Big Data
3 34 (2.16%) MySQL
3 34 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 27 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 17 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (0.83%) DB2
10 12 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.45%) Amazon Aurora
13 7 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.45%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 69 (4.39%) Jenkins
2 45 (2.86%) Maven
3 37 (2.35%) Gradle
4 33 (2.10%) Ant
4 33 (2.10%) JIRA
4 33 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 25 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 20 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (0.64%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.51%) GitLab
8 8 (0.51%) JUnit
8 8 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (0.45%) Subversion
10 6 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (0.25%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.19%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.19%) gulp
12 3 (0.19%) RStudio
General
1 465 (29.58%) Finance
2 196 (12.47%) Banking
3 131 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 82 (5.22%) Investment Banking
5 77 (4.90%) Financial Institution
6 63 (4.01%) Retail
7 54 (3.44%) Legal
8 48 (3.05%) Law
9 37 (2.35%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.91%) German Language
11 29 (1.84%) Marketing
12 26 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (1.08%) French Language
14 15 (0.95%) Advertising
14 15 (0.95%) Italian Language
15 14 (0.89%) Multimedia
15 14 (0.89%) Spanish Language
16 13 (0.83%) Private Banking
17 11 (0.70%) Games
18 10 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 198 (12.60%) Network Engineer
2 196 (12.47%) Architect
3 130 (8.27%) Project Manager
4 121 (7.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 101 (6.42%) Infrastructure Manager
6 100 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 87 (5.53%) Analyst
8 85 (5.41%) Consultant
9 72 (4.58%) Support Engineer
10 69 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
11 65 (4.13%) Cloud Engineer
12 64 (4.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 63 (4.01%) Cisco Engineer
14 61 (3.88%) IT Manager
15 58 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
16 53 (3.37%) Cloud Architect
16 53 (3.37%) Security Engineer
17 52 (3.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 52 (3.31%) Programme Manager
18 48 (3.05%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (5.15%) .NET
1 81 (5.15%) Middleware
2 80 (5.09%) Web Services
3 23 (1.46%) LDAP
4 21 (1.34%) 802.1X
5 19 (1.21%) XMPP
6 17 (1.08%) XML
7 15 (0.95%) Kafka
7 15 (0.95%) MDX
7 15 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (0.83%) JSON
9 12 (0.76%) LAMP
10 10 (0.64%) React
11 8 (0.51%) REST
11 8 (0.51%) RESTful
11 8 (0.51%) Spring
12 7 (0.45%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (0.38%) HTML
14 5 (0.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 102 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (5.28%) Hybrid Cloud
3 79 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
4 75 (4.77%) Management Information System
5 68 (4.33%) Public Cloud
6 67 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (4.13%) Computer Science
8 51 (3.24%) Fintech
9 48 (3.05%) Clustering
10 47 (2.99%) Hedge funds
11 42 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
12 41 (2.61%) PKI
13 34 (2.16%) Private Cloud
14 21 (1.34%) Replication
15 19 (1.21%) Derivative
16 18 (1.15%) CMDB
16 18 (1.15%) NHS
17 17 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 15 (0.95%) Driving Licence
18 15 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 461 (29.33%) Windows
2 322 (20.48%) Linux
3 234 (14.89%) Windows Server
4 116 (7.38%) Unix
5 101 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 100 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (4.01%) Windows 10
8 60 (3.82%) Windows 7
9 44 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (2.35%) Mac OS X
11 27 (1.72%) CentOS
12 26 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (1.21%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.83%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.57%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.57%) Solaris
16 8 (0.51%) AIX
16 8 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
17 7 (0.45%) SUSE
18 5 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (18.45%) ITIL
2 283 (18.00%) Project Management
3 267 (16.98%) DevOps
4 229 (14.57%) Migration
5 224 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
6 166 (10.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 156 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
8 147 (9.35%) Configuration Management
9 132 (8.40%) Service Management
10 130 (8.27%) IT Strategy
11 127 (8.08%) PRINCE2
12 119 (7.57%) Service Delivery
13 116 (7.38%) Presales
14 106 (6.74%) High Availability
15 95 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 92 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
17 82 (5.22%) Change Management
17 82 (5.22%) Open Source
18 80 (5.09%) Data Centre Operations
19 77 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 240 (15.27%) Python
2 183 (11.64%) SQL
3 133 (8.46%) PowerShell
4 113 (7.19%) Ruby
5 92 (5.85%) Java
6 72 (4.58%) Bash Shell
7 51 (3.24%) C++
8 43 (2.74%) Perl
9 31 (1.97%) C
10 25 (1.59%) C#
11 23 (1.46%) JavaScript
12 22 (1.40%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.08%) Go
14 16 (1.02%) Erlang
15 13 (0.83%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.76%) PHP
17 11 (0.70%) Scala
18 5 (0.32%) Korn
19 4 (0.25%) C-shell
20 3 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 273 (17.37%) Cisco Certification
2 239 (15.20%) Degree
3 195 (12.40%) CCNP
4 150 (9.54%) CCNA
5 80 (5.09%) CCIE
6 77 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (3.63%) MCSE
8 41 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 40 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (1.97%) CISSP
11 31 (1.97%) MCP
12 29 (1.84%) PMI Certification
13 27 (1.72%) PMP
13 27 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 26 (1.65%) MCSA
15 21 (1.34%) Security Cleared
16 20 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
17 16 (1.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 16 (1.02%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.71%) PMO
2 58 (3.69%) SLA
3 47 (2.99%) PCI DSS
4 29 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.72%) GDPR
6 25 (1.59%) QA
7 15 (0.95%) COBIT
8 5 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.32%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.25%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.19%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.19%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.13%) Basel III
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
System Software
1 307 (19.53%) Active Directory
2 281 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (8.97%) Hyper-V
4 128 (8.14%) Docker
5 39 (2.48%) VMware NSX
6 30 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (1.91%) vSphere
7 24 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (1.27%) XenApp
9 17 (1.08%) VMware Server
9 17 (1.08%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.64%) KVM
12 8 (0.51%) vCloud
13 7 (0.45%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.38%) DFS Replication
14 6 (0.38%) Firmware
14 6 (0.38%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.32%) NFS
15 5 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 159 (10.11%) Ansible
2 132 (8.40%) Puppet
3 93 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (5.73%) SCCM
5 80 (5.09%) Kubernetes
6 68 (4.33%) Nagios
7 54 (3.44%) Cisco Prime
8 49 (3.12%) SCOM
9 35 (2.23%) Salt
10 32 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
10 32 (2.04%) FortiGate
11 27 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
12 22 (1.40%) Terraform
13 20 (1.27%) Stealthwatch
14 18 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
14 18 (1.15%) ZABBIX
15 15 (0.95%) vRealize
16 14 (0.89%) Backup Exec
17 13 (0.83%) HP UCMDB
18 12 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 444 (28.24%) Cisco
2 396 (25.19%) Microsoft
3 373 (23.73%) VMware
4 144 (9.16%) F5
5 104 (6.62%) Citrix
6 101 (6.42%) SolarWinds
7 97 (6.17%) HP
8 87 (5.53%) EMC
9 80 (5.09%) NetApp
10 79 (5.03%) Dell
11 78 (4.96%) Juniper
12 73 (4.64%) Meraki
13 70 (4.45%) Google
14 65 (4.13%) Splunk
15 61 (3.88%) Red Hat
16 60 (3.82%) Palo Alto
17 58 (3.69%) CheckPoint
18 45 (2.86%) Oracle
19 36 (2.29%) Arista
20 34 (2.16%) Symantec