Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 135 128
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 -39
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,600 1,812 2,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.31% 2.60% 2.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.77% 5.50% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,382 1,632
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,790 £35,050 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 33,553 32,953 39,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.53% 47.24% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26,218 26,249 33,198
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,783 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.44% -0.44% +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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -51 273 £65,000 +18.18% 46
West London +3 91 £47,500 -5.00% 25
East London +11 36 £52,500 -25.00% 8
South London -12 25 £46,500 +16.25% 6
North London +11 12 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 569 (35.56%) Cisco
2 502 (31.38%) Windows
3 476 (29.75%) Finance
4 435 (27.19%) VMware
5 406 (25.38%) Amazon AWS
6 357 (22.31%) Microsoft
7 345 (21.56%) Linux
8 326 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 319 (19.94%) WAN
10 317 (19.81%) Firewall
11 310 (19.38%) Degree
12 305 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 304 (19.00%) Cisco Certification
14 275 (17.19%) LAN
15 266 (16.63%) Migration
16 265 (16.56%) Active Directory
17 258 (16.13%) Wireless
18 249 (15.56%) Project Management
19 237 (14.81%) ITIL
20 233 (14.56%) DevOps
21 223 (13.94%) Banking
22 222 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
23 205 (12.81%) Windows Server
23 205 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
24 199 (12.44%) CCNP
25 196 (12.25%) Python
26 195 (12.19%) VPN
27 194 (12.13%) F5
28 183 (11.44%) CCNA
29 177 (11.06%) Presales

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
1 119 (7.44%) MS Exchange
2 88 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 62 (3.88%) Skype for Business
4 55 (3.44%) IIS
5 51 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 47 (2.94%) OpenStack
7 46 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (1.56%) Apache
9 22 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 18 (1.13%) Confluence
11 16 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.00%) SAS
12 9 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.50%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.50%) nginx
13 8 (0.50%) SugarCRM
14 6 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 65 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (0.63%) Relativity
2 9 (0.56%) Concordance
2 9 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.13%) Ringtail
5 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.063%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.063%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.063%) Magento
5 1 (0.063%) Misys Opics
5 1 (0.063%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.063%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 406 (25.38%) Amazon AWS
2 326 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (9.63%) Office 365
4 118 (7.38%) IaaS
5 89 (5.56%) SaaS
6 81 (5.06%) PaaS
7 63 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 30 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (1.31%) GitHub
12 21 (1.31%) OpenShift
13 14 (0.88%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (0.81%) OneDrive
14 13 (0.81%) Serverless
15 12 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
17 9 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 319 (19.94%) WAN
2 317 (19.81%) Firewall
3 275 (17.19%) LAN
4 258 (16.13%) Wireless
5 195 (12.19%) VPN
6 158 (9.88%) Network Security
7 146 (9.13%) MPLS
8 138 (8.63%) DNS
8 138 (8.63%) SAN
9 127 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 116 (7.25%) Unified Communications
11 109 (6.81%) BGP
12 101 (6.31%) DHCP
13 91 (5.69%) OSPF
14 87 (5.44%) TCP/IP
15 83 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
16 72 (4.50%) VoIP
17 62 (3.88%) Wireless Security
18 59 (3.69%) Ethernet
19 58 (3.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (9.25%) Big Data
2 140 (8.75%) SQL Server
3 58 (3.63%) MySQL
4 38 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 36 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 34 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 18 (1.13%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.00%) OLAP
10 16 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
10 16 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (0.88%) DB2
11 14 (0.88%) Redis
11 14 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (0.81%) Blockchain
13 12 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 47 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.13%) JIRA
4 23 (1.44%) TeamCity
5 21 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.00%) Maven
8 12 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (0.75%) Subversion
9 9 (0.56%) JUnit
10 7 (0.44%) Gradle
11 6 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.38%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.38%) FitNesse
11 6 (0.38%) gulp
11 6 (0.38%) Mockito
12 5 (0.31%) Buildbot
12 5 (0.31%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.31%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.25%) Artifactory
General
1 476 (29.75%) Finance
2 223 (13.94%) Banking
3 131 (8.19%) Telecoms
4 111 (6.94%) Retail
5 86 (5.38%) Investment Banking
6 82 (5.13%) Manufacturing
7 81 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 68 (4.25%) Financial Institution
9 67 (4.19%) Marketing
10 66 (4.13%) Legal
11 54 (3.38%) Law
12 30 (1.88%) Games
12 30 (1.88%) German Language
13 29 (1.81%) Italian Language
14 18 (1.13%) Billing
15 15 (0.94%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.50%) Back Office
16 8 (0.50%) Japanese Language
17 7 (0.44%) Advertising
18 5 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 277 (17.31%) Architect
2 197 (12.31%) Network Engineer
3 137 (8.56%) Solutions Architect
4 121 (7.56%) Consultant
5 119 (7.44%) Project Manager
6 114 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 107 (6.69%) Analyst
8 105 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
9 90 (5.63%) Technical Architect
10 72 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
11 69 (4.31%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 64 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 64 (4.00%) IT Manager
13 58 (3.63%) Administrator
13 58 (3.63%) Cisco Architect
14 56 (3.50%) Cisco Engineer
15 51 (3.19%) Security Engineer
16 50 (3.13%) Support Engineer
17 49 (3.06%) Network Architect
18 48 (3.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (5.88%) Middleware
2 88 (5.50%) Web Services
3 81 (5.06%) .NET
4 48 (3.00%) XML
5 46 (2.88%) JSON
6 34 (2.13%) LDAP
7 29 (1.81%) SOAP
8 28 (1.75%) Kafka
9 23 (1.44%) HTML
10 22 (1.38%) REST
11 19 (1.19%) 802.1X
12 17 (1.06%) Spring
12 17 (1.06%) WSDL
13 16 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (0.88%) CSS
14 14 (0.88%) RESTful
15 12 (0.75%) LAMP
15 12 (0.75%) React
16 10 (0.63%) Node.js
17 9 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (6.81%) Public Cloud
3 101 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 92 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 62 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
6 59 (3.69%) Private Cloud
7 58 (3.63%) Cyberthreat
8 51 (3.19%) Fintech
9 40 (2.50%) Hedge funds
10 38 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (2.38%) Mobile App
11 32 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 32 (2.00%) Virtual Team
12 30 (1.88%) Clustering
13 26 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
13 26 (1.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 24 (1.50%) Replication
15 22 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
16 21 (1.31%) Client/Server
16 21 (1.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 502 (31.38%) Windows
2 345 (21.56%) Linux
3 205 (12.81%) Windows Server
4 123 (7.69%) Unix
5 99 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 85 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (4.31%) Windows 10
8 47 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 44 (2.75%) Windows 7
10 25 (1.56%) Mac OS X
11 24 (1.50%) CentOS
12 23 (1.44%) Solaris
13 21 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (1.25%) Ubuntu
15 16 (1.00%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.94%) AIX
17 14 (0.88%) Android
18 12 (0.75%) Debian
19 11 (0.69%) Windows XP
20 9 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (16.63%) Migration
2 249 (15.56%) Project Management
3 237 (14.81%) ITIL
4 233 (14.56%) DevOps
5 222 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
6 205 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
7 177 (11.06%) Presales
8 154 (9.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 118 (7.38%) Analytics
10 116 (7.25%) High Availability
10 116 (7.25%) Network Design
11 110 (6.88%) PRINCE2
12 95 (5.94%) IT Strategy
13 92 (5.75%) Service Management
14 91 (5.69%) Risk Management
15 88 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 86 (5.38%) Change Management
16 86 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 84 (5.25%) Configuration Management
17 84 (5.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 196 (12.25%) Python
2 172 (10.75%) SQL
3 117 (7.31%) PowerShell
4 109 (6.81%) Java
5 56 (3.50%) Ruby
6 55 (3.44%) Perl
7 49 (3.06%) Bash Shell
8 44 (2.75%) C++
9 34 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 31 (1.94%) C
11 30 (1.88%) JavaScript
12 17 (1.06%) C#
12 17 (1.06%) Erlang
13 14 (0.88%) Scala
14 12 (0.75%) Go
15 7 (0.44%) PHP
16 6 (0.38%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.25%) Korn
17 4 (0.25%) VBScript
18 2 (0.13%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 310 (19.38%) Degree
2 304 (19.00%) Cisco Certification
3 199 (12.44%) CCNP
4 183 (11.44%) CCNA
5 124 (7.75%) CCIE
6 69 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (3.44%) TOGAF Certification
8 48 (3.00%) MCSE
9 43 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 39 (2.44%) CCDP
11 38 (2.38%) CISSP
12 32 (2.00%) MCSA
13 31 (1.94%) VCDX
14 30 (1.88%) CCIE Data Center
14 30 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 27 (1.69%) CCIE Service Provider
16 22 (1.38%) Security Cleared
17 21 (1.31%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 21 (1.31%) CCIE Security
17 21 (1.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.75%) SLA
2 63 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 50 (3.13%) QA
4 42 (2.63%) PMO
5 41 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (1.63%) GDPR
7 23 (1.44%) COBIT
8 12 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.50%) SAS 70
10 6 (0.38%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.31%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
12 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.25%) PA-DSS
13 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.19%) GCP
13 3 (0.19%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.063%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 305 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 265 (16.56%) Active Directory
3 73 (4.56%) Docker
4 70 (4.38%) Hyper-V
5 51 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (2.69%) VMware NSX
7 41 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
8 40 (2.50%) vSphere
9 23 (1.44%) XenApp
10 20 (1.25%) KVM
11 13 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (0.81%) VMware Server
12 12 (0.75%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.63%) Firmware
14 9 (0.56%) iptables
15 6 (0.38%) LXC
15 6 (0.38%) QEMU
15 6 (0.38%) vCloud
16 5 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 123 (7.69%) Ansible
2 121 (7.56%) Puppet
3 89 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (4.81%) SCCM
5 61 (3.81%) Nagios
6 47 (2.94%) Kubernetes
7 25 (1.56%) SCOM
8 24 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
9 18 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
9 18 (1.13%) ZABBIX
10 17 (1.06%) CloudForms
10 17 (1.06%) Grafana
11 15 (0.94%) Backup Exec
11 15 (0.94%) FortiGate
11 15 (0.94%) Salt
11 15 (0.94%) Stealthwatch
11 15 (0.94%) vCenter Server
11 15 (0.94%) vRealize
12 14 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
13 13 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 569 (35.56%) Cisco
2 435 (27.19%) VMware
3 357 (22.31%) Microsoft
4 194 (12.13%) F5
5 163 (10.19%) Citrix
6 157 (9.81%) EMC
7 151 (9.44%) NetApp
8 136 (8.50%) HP
9 128 (8.00%) Splunk
10 127 (7.94%) Dell
11 83 (5.19%) CheckPoint
12 82 (5.13%) Juniper
13 78 (4.88%) Red Hat
14 72 (4.50%) Oracle
15 61 (3.81%) Google
15 61 (3.81%) SolarWinds
16 59 (3.69%) Meraki
17 55 (3.44%) Palo Alto
18 43 (2.69%) Cognizant
19 41 (2.56%) Veeam