Period
to

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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 254 203 148
Rank change year-on-year -51 -55 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,121 598 912
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.59% 1.74% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 4.17% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 714 471 714
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £51,794 £52,500 £53,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £58,850 £57,257 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.78% -0.42% +6.98%

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,743 14,341 15,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.40% 41.70% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14,353 10,013 12,194
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%

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 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +68 204 £70,000 -9.39% 24
East London -39 25 £40,000 -38.46% 9
South London -34 23 £52,500 -27.59% 6
West London -96 8 £55,000 -10.20% 8
North London -36 1 £31,750 -63.71%
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 353 (31.49%) AWS
2 343 (30.60%) Azure
3 324 (28.90%) Microsoft
4 309 (27.56%) Finance
5 302 (26.94%) Social Skills
6 266 (23.73%) Cisco
7 256 (22.84%) Firewall
8 229 (20.43%) Windows
9 220 (19.63%) Linux
10 214 (19.09%) Agile
11 212 (18.91%) WAN
12 204 (18.20%) VMware
13 191 (17.04%) Cybersecurity
14 185 (16.50%) DevOps
15 180 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
16 172 (15.34%) Migration
17 162 (14.45%) Python
18 161 (14.36%) Active Directory
19 160 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 153 (13.65%) Project Management
21 150 (13.38%) Kubernetes
22 145 (12.93%) CI/CD
23 141 (12.58%) VPN
24 140 (12.49%) LAN
25 139 (12.40%) Microsoft 365
26 132 (11.78%) Network Security
26 132 (11.78%) Public Cloud
27 129 (11.51%) Terraform
28 128 (11.42%) CCNP
29 125 (11.15%) Mentoring

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 (3.84%) OpenStack
2 41 (3.66%) IIS
3 21 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.78%) IBM Notes
5 19 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 16 (1.43%) Apache
6 16 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.71%) CMS
9 8 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.54%) Confluence
11 6 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.18%) JBoss
12 2 (0.18%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.089%) SAS
Applications
1 85 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) SAP GTS
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.089%) Kondor
3 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.089%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.089%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 353 (31.49%) AWS
2 343 (30.60%) Azure
3 139 (12.40%) Microsoft 365
4 124 (11.06%) GCP
5 111 (9.90%) Cloud Computing
6 94 (8.39%) IaaS
7 85 (7.58%) PaaS
8 82 (7.31%) SaaS
9 40 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 32 (2.85%) Serverless
11 27 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 23 (2.05%) Amazon EKS
14 21 (1.87%) WhatsApp
15 17 (1.52%) Mimecast
16 16 (1.43%) Datadog
17 14 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
18 11 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
19 10 (0.89%) Power Platform
20 9 (0.80%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 256 (22.84%) Firewall
2 212 (18.91%) WAN
3 141 (12.58%) VPN
4 140 (12.49%) LAN
5 132 (11.78%) Network Security
6 112 (9.99%) DNS
7 107 (9.55%) BGP
8 102 (9.10%) MPLS
9 87 (7.76%) TCP/IP
10 73 (6.51%) VoIP
11 70 (6.24%) OSPF
12 69 (6.16%) Wireless
13 58 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
14 57 (5.08%) DHCP
14 57 (5.08%) SSL
15 54 (4.82%) SAN
16 48 (4.28%) IPsec
17 46 (4.10%) SD-WAN
18 42 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
19 41 (3.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.03%) Big Data
2 33 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 21 (1.87%) Couchbase
4 19 (1.69%) MySQL
5 18 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.80%) Data Lake
9 9 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.62%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.54%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.45%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.36%) BigQuery
14 4 (0.36%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 39 (3.48%) Jenkins
2 35 (3.12%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.78%) JIRA
4 11 (0.98%) Bitbucket
4 11 (0.98%) Burp Suite
4 11 (0.98%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.80%) Robot Framework
6 8 (0.71%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (0.45%) webpack
9 3 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.27%) GitLab
9 3 (0.27%) Moq
9 3 (0.27%) NUnit
10 2 (0.18%) Ant
10 2 (0.18%) Gradle
10 2 (0.18%) JUnit
10 2 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 309 (27.56%) Finance
2 302 (26.94%) Social Skills
3 109 (9.72%) Banking
4 102 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (6.60%) Telecoms
6 70 (6.24%) Presentation Skills
7 69 (6.16%) Public Sector
8 51 (4.55%) Law
9 50 (4.46%) Organisational Skills
10 49 (4.37%) Legal
11 34 (3.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 33 (2.94%) Investment Banking
13 32 (2.85%) Marketing
14 30 (2.68%) Retail
15 24 (2.14%) Esports
16 14 (1.25%) Financial Institution
17 12 (1.07%) Documentation Skills
18 7 (0.62%) Games
19 6 (0.54%) Advertising
20 4 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 214 (19.09%) Architect
2 165 (14.72%) Network Engineer
3 112 (9.99%) Solutions Architect
4 94 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 82 (7.31%) Project Manager
6 65 (5.80%) Cloud Architect
7 63 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
8 53 (4.73%) Senior Network Engineer
8 53 (4.73%) Support Engineer
9 51 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
10 49 (4.37%) Security Engineer
11 45 (4.01%) Cloud Engineer
12 40 (3.57%) Desktop Support
13 38 (3.39%) Developer
14 33 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
14 33 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 33 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
15 31 (2.77%) Consultant
16 30 (2.68%) Infrastructure Architect
17 29 (2.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.66%) RESTful
2 40 (3.57%) JSON
3 33 (2.94%) .NET
3 33 (2.94%) Node.js
4 22 (1.96%) REST
5 21 (1.87%) Socket.IO
5 21 (1.87%) WebRTC
6 18 (1.61%) XML
7 16 (1.43%) Web Services
8 14 (1.25%) 802.1X
9 12 (1.07%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.98%) LDAP
11 10 (0.89%) SAML
12 9 (0.80%) React
13 8 (0.71%) Flash
13 8 (0.71%) SOAP
13 8 (0.71%) Spring
14 7 (0.62%) CSS
14 7 (0.62%) HTML
14 7 (0.62%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 132 (11.78%) Public Cloud
2 69 (6.16%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (6.07%) IoT
4 58 (5.17%) Cloud Native
5 53 (4.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 49 (4.37%) Private Cloud
7 35 (3.12%) Blackberry
7 35 (3.12%) Blockchain
7 35 (3.12%) Management Information System
8 34 (3.03%) iPhone
9 30 (2.68%) Legacy Applications
10 29 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.87%) User Experience
12 20 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
13 17 (1.52%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 15 (1.34%) Replication
15 14 (1.25%) Fibre Optics
16 13 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 229 (20.43%) Windows
2 220 (19.63%) Linux
3 73 (6.51%) Windows 10
4 55 (4.91%) Windows Server
5 41 (3.66%) Windows Server 2016
6 37 (3.30%) Unix
6 37 (3.30%) Windows 7
7 36 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (1.78%) Mac OS
10 18 (1.61%) CentOS
11 17 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
12 15 (1.34%) Ubuntu
13 13 (1.16%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.98%) Kali Linux
15 10 (0.89%) SUSE
16 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.36%) Solaris
17 4 (0.36%) VMS
17 4 (0.36%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (19.09%) Agile
2 191 (17.04%) Cybersecurity
3 185 (16.50%) DevOps
4 172 (15.34%) Migration
5 153 (13.65%) Project Management
6 145 (12.93%) CI/CD
7 125 (11.15%) Mentoring
8 122 (10.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 119 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
10 112 (9.99%) ITIL
10 112 (9.99%) Project Delivery
11 103 (9.19%) Infrastructure as Code
12 93 (8.30%) Presales
13 90 (8.03%) Information Security
14 87 (7.76%) Analytics
15 86 (7.67%) Coaching
16 85 (7.58%) PRINCE2
17 83 (7.40%) Software Licensing
18 75 (6.69%) Collaborative Working
19 73 (6.51%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 162 (14.45%) Python
2 74 (6.60%) SQL
3 70 (6.24%) PowerShell
4 59 (5.26%) Java
5 44 (3.93%) JavaScript
6 38 (3.39%) Go
7 33 (2.94%) C#
8 32 (2.85%) Ruby
9 31 (2.77%) C
10 30 (2.68%) Bash
11 12 (1.07%) PHP
12 10 (0.89%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.71%) C++
14 5 (0.45%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.36%) OCaml
16 3 (0.27%) Perl
16 3 (0.27%) VBScript
17 1 (0.089%) R
17 1 (0.089%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.089%) VBA
Qualifications
1 180 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (11.42%) CCNP
3 123 (10.97%) Degree
4 80 (7.14%) CCIE
5 61 (5.44%) CCNA
6 60 (5.35%) Security Cleared
7 39 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 39 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 31 (2.77%) SC Cleared
10 27 (2.41%) CISSP
11 25 (2.23%) CISM
12 21 (1.87%) CCDP
13 19 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (1.61%) JNCIP
15 17 (1.52%) MCSA
16 16 (1.43%) MCITP
16 16 (1.43%) PMI Certification
17 15 (1.34%) MCDST
17 15 (1.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.93%) GDPR
2 42 (3.75%) SLA
3 25 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.14%) PMO
5 18 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (1.61%) PCI DSS
6 12 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 7 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.62%) GxP
7 7 (0.62%) QA
8 5 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.36%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.27%) NCSC
10 3 (0.27%) NIST
11 1 (0.089%) COBIT
System Software
1 161 (14.36%) Active Directory
2 160 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (10.08%) Docker
4 46 (4.10%) vSphere
5 32 (2.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 31 (2.77%) Hyper-V
7 26 (2.32%) VMware NSX
8 25 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (1.52%) KVM
10 13 (1.16%) LXC
10 13 (1.16%) XenApp
11 11 (0.98%) ProxySG
12 10 (0.89%) Xen
13 9 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.80%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.36%) NFS
14 4 (0.36%) oVirt
14 4 (0.36%) RHEV
15 3 (0.27%) Firmware
16 2 (0.18%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 150 (13.38%) Kubernetes
2 129 (11.51%) Terraform
3 123 (10.97%) Ansible
4 46 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (3.03%) Puppet
6 33 (2.94%) Nagios
7 25 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 21 (1.87%) Grafana
9 20 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (1.78%) Salt
10 17 (1.52%) vCenter Server
11 15 (1.34%) ServiceCenter
12 13 (1.16%) Prometheus
13 12 (1.07%) QRadar
14 11 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
14 11 (0.98%) SCCM
15 10 (0.89%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.80%) FortiGate
16 9 (0.80%) Mesos
17 8 (0.71%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 324 (28.90%) Microsoft
2 266 (23.73%) Cisco
3 204 (18.20%) VMware
4 110 (9.81%) Citrix
5 104 (9.28%) Apple
6 86 (7.67%) Adobe
7 83 (7.40%) Palo Alto
8 75 (6.69%) F5
9 73 (6.51%) Juniper
10 69 (6.16%) Dell
11 61 (5.44%) HP
12 48 (4.28%) Google
13 47 (4.19%) Red Hat
14 46 (4.10%) Bloomberg
14 46 (4.10%) Fortinet
15 45 (4.01%) CheckPoint
16 43 (3.84%) SolarWinds
17 28 (2.50%) IBM
17 28 (2.50%) Meraki
18 26 (2.32%) Oracle