Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 151 156
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -18
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 791 1,363 1,640
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.40% 2.32% 2.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.70% 5.62% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 663 1,007 1,240
Median annual salary £65,000 £63,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.36% +1.60% +4.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,026 £38,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 13,883 24,242 30,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.20% 41.21% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10,816 19,019 23,796
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,412 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.00% -

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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 +7 165 £82,500 +29.92% 15
South London +12 44 £57,500 +9.52% 4
West London +9 23 £57,500 +4.55% 1
East London -14 12 £58,000 -7.20% 2
North London +1 3 £53,750 +13.16% 2
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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.

1 301 (38.05%) Microsoft
2 268 (33.88%) Cisco
3 258 (32.62%) Azure
4 250 (31.61%) Finance
5 244 (30.85%) AWS
6 228 (28.82%) Windows
7 220 (27.81%) VMware
8 208 (26.30%) Firewall
9 180 (22.76%) Active Directory
10 175 (22.12%) Linux
11 161 (20.35%) WAN
12 153 (19.34%) Office 365
13 145 (18.33%) Migration
14 139 (17.57%) Cisco Certification
14 139 (17.57%) DevOps
15 132 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 127 (16.06%) Windows Server
17 124 (15.68%) BGP
18 113 (14.29%) ITIL
19 112 (14.16%) Project Delivery
20 107 (13.53%) Python
21 100 (12.64%) LAN
21 100 (12.64%) Project Management
22 99 (12.52%) DNS
23 98 (12.39%) OSPF
24 96 (12.14%) MPLS
25 93 (11.76%) CCNP
25 93 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
25 93 (11.76%) Ansible
26 90 (11.38%) TCP/IP

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 43 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.30%) IIS
3 31 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 27 (3.41%) Confluence
5 25 (3.16%) Skype for Business
6 21 (2.65%) Apache
7 20 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (2.40%) CMS
9 14 (1.77%) OpenStack
10 12 (1.52%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (1.26%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.51%) DataSynapse
13 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.51%) nginx
14 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 64 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.38%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.38%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.38%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.13%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 258 (32.62%) Azure
2 244 (30.85%) AWS
3 153 (19.34%) Office 365
4 71 (8.98%) IaaS
5 69 (8.72%) PaaS
6 43 (5.44%) GCP
6 43 (5.44%) SaaS
7 34 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (1.52%) Amazon S3
10 10 (1.26%) DigitalOcean
10 10 (1.26%) Heroku
11 6 (0.76%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.63%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.63%) Serverless
12 5 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.51%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 208 (26.30%) Firewall
2 161 (20.35%) WAN
3 124 (15.68%) BGP
4 100 (12.64%) LAN
5 99 (12.52%) DNS
6 98 (12.39%) OSPF
7 96 (12.14%) MPLS
8 90 (11.38%) TCP/IP
9 87 (11.00%) Network Security
10 86 (10.87%) VPN
11 83 (10.49%) DHCP
12 58 (7.33%) SAN
13 57 (7.21%) Wi-Fi
13 57 (7.21%) Wireless
14 56 (7.08%) Internet
15 53 (6.70%) Cisco Nexus
16 50 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
17 48 (6.07%) Multicast
18 45 (5.69%) Cisco IOS
19 42 (5.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (2.53%) MySQL
2 20 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.28%) RDBMS
4 17 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.76%) Big Data
9 5 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.51%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.13%) DB2
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (5.44%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.65%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.64%) JIRA
4 11 (1.39%) git-flow
4 11 (1.39%) RSpec
5 9 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (0.76%) Moq
6 6 (0.76%) NUnit
6 6 (0.76%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.76%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.38%) Selenium
8 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.25%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.13%) SonarQube
General
1 250 (31.61%) Finance
2 79 (9.99%) Telecoms
3 54 (6.83%) Banking
4 24 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 19 (2.40%) Public Sector
6 16 (2.02%) Legal
7 14 (1.77%) Retail
8 12 (1.52%) Publishing
9 11 (1.39%) Marketing
10 9 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.14%) Japanese Language
11 7 (0.88%) German Language
12 6 (0.76%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.51%) Back Office
13 4 (0.51%) Front Office
14 3 (0.38%) Games
14 3 (0.38%) Local Government
14 3 (0.38%) Police
15 2 (0.25%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 154 (19.47%) Network Engineer
2 97 (12.26%) Architect
3 73 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 62 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 59 (7.46%) Consultant
6 54 (6.83%) Infrastructure Manager
7 47 (5.94%) Project Manager
8 42 (5.31%) Administrator
9 37 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
10 35 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
11 31 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
11 31 (3.92%) IT Engineer
12 30 (3.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 27 (3.41%) Data Architect
14 26 (3.29%) Cisco Engineer
14 26 (3.29%) Data Centre Architect
14 26 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
15 25 (3.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 25 (3.16%) Data Migration Architect
15 25 (3.16%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.80%) 802.1X
2 21 (2.65%) .NET
3 15 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
4 14 (1.77%) XMPP
5 12 (1.52%) REST
6 11 (1.39%) Middleware
7 10 (1.26%) LDAP
8 9 (1.14%) Web Services
9 8 (1.01%) Redux
10 7 (0.88%) .NET Core
11 6 (0.76%) Kafka
12 5 (0.63%) CSS
12 5 (0.63%) Spring
12 5 (0.63%) YAML
13 4 (0.51%) Akka
13 4 (0.51%) JSON
13 4 (0.51%) LESS
13 4 (0.51%) Sass
14 3 (0.38%) HTML
15 2 (0.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.60%) Public Cloud
2 37 (4.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 27 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
4 22 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.28%) EMC VNX
6 18 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.28%) Replication
7 17 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (2.15%) Private Cloud
8 13 (1.64%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (1.39%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.14%) Clustering
12 9 (1.14%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.01%) EMC VMAX
14 6 (0.76%) IBM XIV
14 6 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 228 (28.82%) Windows
2 175 (22.12%) Linux
3 127 (16.06%) Windows Server
4 47 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (3.54%) CentOS
7 24 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 22 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (2.53%) Windows 7
10 19 (2.40%) Unix
10 19 (2.40%) Windows Server 2016
11 14 (1.77%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (1.14%) Windows 8
14 8 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
16 5 (0.63%) Solaris
17 3 (0.38%) Android
17 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (18.33%) Migration
2 139 (17.57%) DevOps
3 113 (14.29%) ITIL
4 112 (14.16%) Project Delivery
5 100 (12.64%) Project Management
6 93 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 76 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
9 60 (7.59%) Load Balancing
10 57 (7.21%) Presales
11 53 (6.70%) Fintech
12 50 (6.32%) Network Design
13 48 (6.07%) Information Security
13 48 (6.07%) Service Delivery
14 42 (5.31%) Change Management
14 42 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
15 41 (5.18%) Network Monitoring
16 40 (5.06%) Technical Leadership
17 38 (4.80%) Continuous Delivery
17 38 (4.80%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 107 (13.53%) Python
2 84 (10.62%) PowerShell
3 70 (8.85%) SQL
4 36 (4.55%) Ruby
5 29 (3.67%) Java
6 23 (2.91%) Bash Shell
7 19 (2.40%) C#
7 19 (2.40%) Go
8 17 (2.15%) Perl
9 12 (1.52%) C++
10 9 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.88%) C
13 6 (0.76%) PHP
14 5 (0.63%) Scala
15 3 (0.38%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.25%) Korn
16 2 (0.25%) R
16 2 (0.25%) VBScript
17 1 (0.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 139 (17.57%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (11.76%) CCNP
3 57 (7.21%) Degree
4 43 (5.44%) CCNA
5 38 (4.80%) CCIE
6 28 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (2.91%) MCSE
8 20 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (1.77%) Security Cleared
11 13 (1.64%) CISSP
12 12 (1.52%) CCSA
12 12 (1.52%) CISM
12 12 (1.52%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (1.26%) MCT
14 9 (1.14%) CCDP
14 9 (1.14%) MCP
15 8 (1.01%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (2.40%) SLA
2 13 (1.64%) GDPR
3 12 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (1.39%) QA
5 5 (0.63%) COBIT
6 4 (0.51%) BS25999
6 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.38%) NIST
7 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 180 (22.76%) Active Directory
2 132 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (9.61%) Hyper-V
4 61 (7.71%) Docker
5 40 (5.06%) vSphere
6 29 (3.67%) XenApp
7 25 (3.16%) XenDesktop
8 21 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (2.02%) Terminal Server
9 16 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.88%) NFS
12 6 (0.76%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.63%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.51%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.25%) KVM
15 2 (0.25%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 93 (11.76%) Ansible
2 64 (8.09%) SCCM
3 51 (6.45%) Terraform
4 48 (6.07%) Kubernetes
5 40 (5.06%) Puppet
6 35 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (3.03%) SCOM
8 21 (2.65%) Packer
9 19 (2.40%) SCVMM
10 14 (1.77%) Cisco CUCM
11 13 (1.64%) vCenter Server
12 12 (1.52%) Avamar
12 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
12 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (1.52%) Prometheus
13 11 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
13 11 (1.39%) Consul
13 11 (1.39%) Icinga
13 11 (1.39%) Salt
14 10 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 301 (38.05%) Microsoft
2 268 (33.88%) Cisco
3 220 (27.81%) VMware
4 85 (10.75%) Citrix
5 73 (9.23%) Palo Alto
6 72 (9.10%) CheckPoint
7 61 (7.71%) HP
8 60 (7.59%) F5
9 50 (6.32%) EMC
10 39 (4.93%) IBM
11 37 (4.68%) SolarWinds
12 36 (4.55%) Juniper
13 35 (4.42%) Dell
14 33 (4.17%) Oracle
15 28 (3.54%) Infoblox
15 28 (3.54%) NetApp
16 27 (3.41%) Google
17 26 (3.29%) Red Hat
18 25 (3.16%) Meraki
19 24 (3.03%) Huawei