Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 151 147
Rank change year-on-year -19 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 443 1,244 1,577
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.04% 2.30% 2.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.87% 5.49% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 416 985 1,234
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £50,000 £40,000 £38,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +2.80%

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 9,097 22,673 28,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.92% 41.84% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7,606 17,657 22,167
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £107,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 29 November 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 29 November 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 +35 128 £77,500 +6.90% 19
West London +35 9 £52,500 -8.70% 11
South London +10 8 £57,500 -2.54% 2
North London +28 3 £52,500 +67.99% 1
East London -5 3 £60,000 -20.53% 10
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 149 (33.63%) Finance
2 141 (31.83%) Microsoft
3 122 (27.54%) VMware
4 119 (26.86%) Cisco
5 117 (26.41%) Linux
6 110 (24.83%) Azure
7 107 (24.15%) Firewall
8 103 (23.25%) Migration
9 100 (22.57%) AWS
10 99 (22.35%) Windows
11 93 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
11 93 (20.99%) DevOps
12 92 (20.77%) WAN
13 71 (16.03%) Python
14 70 (15.80%) BGP
15 65 (14.67%) OSPF
15 65 (14.67%) Office 365
16 63 (14.22%) PowerShell
17 60 (13.54%) LAN
17 60 (13.54%) TCP/IP
17 60 (13.54%) DNS
18 58 (13.09%) Active Directory
19 57 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
20 56 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
21 54 (12.19%) CCNP
22 53 (11.96%) ITIL
22 53 (11.96%) Multicast
23 50 (11.29%) Ansible
23 50 (11.29%) Banking
24 48 (10.84%) DHCP

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 15 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.13%) Apache
4 5 (1.13%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.13%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.68%) CloudStack
6 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.68%) IIS
6 3 (0.68%) WordPress
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.23%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.23%) Moodle
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.35%) Acrobat
3 6 (1.35%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 110 (24.83%) Azure
2 100 (22.57%) AWS
3 65 (14.67%) Office 365
4 47 (10.61%) IaaS
5 46 (10.38%) PaaS
6 31 (7.00%) SaaS
7 19 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (4.29%) GCP
8 10 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.35%) Serverless
12 4 (0.90%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (0.68%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (0.68%) Heroku
13 3 (0.68%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.68%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 107 (24.15%) Firewall
2 92 (20.77%) WAN
3 70 (15.80%) BGP
4 65 (14.67%) OSPF
5 60 (13.54%) DNS
5 60 (13.54%) LAN
5 60 (13.54%) TCP/IP
6 53 (11.96%) Multicast
7 48 (10.84%) DHCP
8 47 (10.61%) Network Security
9 45 (10.16%) Wireless
10 40 (9.03%) VPN
11 37 (8.35%) SAN
12 35 (7.90%) MPLS
13 32 (7.22%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (7.00%) IGMP
15 27 (6.09%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (6.09%) Cisco IOS
16 25 (5.64%) Wi-Fi
17 22 (4.97%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (2.71%) Big Data
4 10 (2.26%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.35%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.13%) HBase
7 5 (1.13%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.13%) MySQL
7 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.68%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.68%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.68%) Power BI
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.45%) Redis
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (5.87%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (1.58%) GitLab
5 6 (1.35%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.13%) JIRA
6 5 (1.13%) Selenium
7 4 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.68%) JMeter
8 3 (0.68%) JUnit
8 3 (0.68%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.45%) IBM UrbanCode
9 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.23%) REST Assured
10 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 149 (33.63%) Finance
2 50 (11.29%) Banking
3 47 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.29%) Financial Institution
5 17 (3.84%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.26%) Retail
7 7 (1.58%) Front Office
7 7 (1.58%) Police
8 5 (1.13%) Legal
9 4 (0.90%) Advertising
9 4 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.68%) Law
11 2 (0.45%) French Language
11 2 (0.45%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Marketing
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (17.38%) Architect
2 60 (13.54%) Network Engineer
3 44 (9.93%) Consultant
3 44 (9.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 31 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (6.32%) Network Architect
6 25 (5.64%) Cisco Engineer
7 24 (5.42%) Infrastructure Architect
8 21 (4.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 21 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 20 (4.51%) IT Manager
10 19 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
11 18 (4.06%) Migration Architect
11 18 (4.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 18 (4.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 15 (3.39%) IT Engineer
12 15 (3.39%) Senior Architect
13 14 (3.16%) Azure Architect
13 14 (3.16%) Data Architect
13 14 (3.16%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.26%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.03%) JSON
2 9 (2.03%) React
2 9 (2.03%) Vert.x
2 9 (2.03%) Web Services
3 8 (1.81%) Apache Thrift
3 8 (1.81%) LDAP
4 7 (1.58%) Middleware
4 7 (1.58%) Spring
5 6 (1.35%) XMPP
6 5 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (1.13%) Guice
6 5 (1.13%) Kafka
6 5 (1.13%) Lucene
6 5 (1.13%) Protocol Buffers
6 5 (1.13%) YAML
7 4 (0.90%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.90%) REST
8 3 (0.68%) LAMP
8 3 (0.68%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.87%) Public Cloud
2 21 (4.74%) Private Cloud
3 20 (4.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.03%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.81%) CMDB
9 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.81%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.81%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.35%) EMC VNXe
10 6 (1.35%) FlexPod
10 6 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 5 (1.13%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.90%) Equities
12 4 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.68%) BYOD
13 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 117 (26.41%) Linux
2 99 (22.35%) Windows
3 43 (9.71%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.74%) Windows 10
5 14 (3.16%) Unix
6 13 (2.93%) CentOS
6 13 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.71%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.68%) Fedora
10 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.45%) Solaris
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (23.25%) Migration
2 93 (20.99%) DevOps
3 56 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (11.96%) ITIL
5 45 (10.16%) Project Delivery
6 38 (8.58%) Information Security
7 37 (8.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 37 (8.35%) Presales
8 34 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (7.22%) Load Balancing
10 29 (6.55%) Low Latency
10 29 (6.55%) Network Monitoring
10 29 (6.55%) Project Management
11 25 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (5.42%) Microservices
12 24 (5.42%) Service Delivery
13 23 (5.19%) Infrastructure as Code
13 23 (5.19%) ITIL V3
14 21 (4.74%) Business Continuity
14 21 (4.74%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.03%) Python
2 63 (14.22%) PowerShell
3 29 (6.55%) SQL
4 27 (6.09%) Java
5 14 (3.16%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.48%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.48%) C
7 10 (2.26%) Go
8 9 (2.03%) Ruby
9 8 (1.81%) Perl
10 5 (1.13%) C#
11 4 (0.90%) C++
12 3 (0.68%) Clojure
12 3 (0.68%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.68%) Lisp
12 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.68%) VBA
13 2 (0.45%) PHP
13 2 (0.45%) R
14 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 93 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (12.19%) CCNP
3 41 (9.26%) CCIE
4 36 (8.13%) CCNA
4 36 (8.13%) Degree
5 29 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (3.39%) CISSP
7 14 (3.16%) MCITP
8 13 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (2.71%) MCSE
9 12 (2.71%) Security Cleared
10 11 (2.48%) CISM
11 10 (2.26%) AWS Certification
11 10 (2.26%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.81%) MCP
13 8 (1.81%) PMP
14 7 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (1.58%) RIBA
15 6 (1.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.26%) SLA
2 9 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.35%) GDPR
4 5 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.13%) NIST
4 5 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.45%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.23%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 58 (13.09%) Active Directory
2 57 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.35%) Docker
4 33 (7.45%) vSphere
5 27 (6.09%) Hyper-V
6 17 (3.84%) VMware NSX
7 12 (2.71%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.03%) vCloud
10 7 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.13%) XenApp
12 4 (0.90%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.68%) Firmware
13 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.23%) Samba
14 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (11.29%) Ansible
2 35 (7.90%) Terraform
3 28 (6.32%) SCCM
4 25 (5.64%) Kubernetes
5 24 (5.42%) vCenter Server
6 22 (4.97%) Microsoft Intune
6 22 (4.97%) Puppet
7 20 (4.51%) Grafana
8 15 (3.39%) vRealize
9 12 (2.71%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (1.58%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.35%) Packer
13 5 (1.13%) FortiGate
13 5 (1.13%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
15 3 (0.68%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.68%) Icinga
15 3 (0.68%) Marathon
Vendors
1 141 (31.83%) Microsoft
2 122 (27.54%) VMware
3 119 (26.86%) Cisco
4 39 (8.80%) CheckPoint
5 38 (8.58%) Citrix
6 36 (8.13%) F5
7 34 (7.67%) Palo Alto
8 31 (7.00%) EMC
9 28 (6.32%) Dell
10 26 (5.87%) Fortinet
10 26 (5.87%) Splunk
11 25 (5.64%) HP
12 19 (4.29%) Infoblox
13 16 (3.61%) Google
13 16 (3.61%) SolarWinds
14 15 (3.39%) Brocade
15 14 (3.16%) Oracle
16 13 (2.93%) IBM
16 13 (2.93%) NetApp
16 13 (2.93%) Red Hat