Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
England > London
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 155 138
Rank change year-on-year +10 -17 -32
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 1,151 1,365 1,758
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.38% 2.24% 2.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.76% 5.40% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 955 995 1,362
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +5.77%

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 19,989 25,287 29,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.27% 41.48% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15,411 19,767 23,632
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,923 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +7 223 £75,000 +16.73% 54
South London +8 49 £57,500 +9.52% 5
West London -32 38 £45,000 -18.18% 11
East London -5 18 £56,500 -9.60% 6
North London -11 5 £47,500 -10.80% 4
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 412 (35.79%) Microsoft
2 391 (33.97%) Azure
3 345 (29.97%) AWS
4 333 (28.93%) Finance
5 322 (27.98%) Windows
6 308 (26.76%) Cisco
7 303 (26.32%) VMware
8 280 (24.33%) Firewall
9 258 (22.42%) Active Directory
10 255 (22.15%) Linux
11 232 (20.16%) Office 365
12 224 (19.46%) WAN
13 203 (17.64%) Cisco Certification
14 196 (17.03%) Migration
14 196 (17.03%) DevOps
14 196 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 178 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
16 173 (15.03%) LAN
17 167 (14.51%) ITIL
18 159 (13.81%) Project Management
19 151 (13.12%) Windows Server
20 148 (12.86%) CCNP
21 146 (12.68%) VPN
22 138 (11.99%) Project Delivery
23 136 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 135 (11.73%) TCP/IP
25 132 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
26 125 (10.86%) MPLS
27 124 (10.77%) Python
28 115 (9.99%) SQL

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 56 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.74%) MS Exchange
3 34 (2.95%) IIS
4 31 (2.69%) Skype for Business
5 28 (2.43%) Confluence
6 22 (1.91%) Apache
6 22 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.82%) CMS
8 18 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (1.22%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.70%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.43%) Mule
14 4 (0.35%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.35%) DataSynapse
15 3 (0.26%) Anypoint
16 2 (0.17%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 95 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.35%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.087%) Maya
8 1 (0.087%) NUKE
8 1 (0.087%) Revit
8 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.087%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.087%) Relativity
2 1 (0.087%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.087%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 391 (33.97%) Azure
2 345 (29.97%) AWS
3 232 (20.16%) Office 365
4 89 (7.73%) PaaS
5 79 (6.86%) IaaS
6 69 (5.99%) GCP
7 35 (3.04%) SaaS
8 29 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 11 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (0.96%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.70%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.52%) GitHub
14 6 (0.52%) Power Platform
14 6 (0.52%) Serverless
15 5 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.35%) DigitalOcean
16 4 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 280 (24.33%) Firewall
2 224 (19.46%) WAN
3 173 (15.03%) LAN
4 146 (12.68%) VPN
5 135 (11.73%) TCP/IP
6 125 (10.86%) MPLS
7 115 (9.99%) BGP
8 104 (9.04%) SAN
9 101 (8.77%) Network Security
10 96 (8.34%) DHCP
10 96 (8.34%) DNS
11 89 (7.73%) Internet
12 86 (7.47%) OSPF
13 77 (6.69%) Wireless
14 64 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 63 (5.47%) Cisco ASA
16 61 (5.30%) Wi-Fi
17 56 (4.87%) Unified Communications
18 51 (4.43%) SSL
19 46 (4.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.00%) MySQL
3 21 (1.82%) Big Data
4 20 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
4 20 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 16 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.04%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.87%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.52%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.52%) Power BI
12 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (4.34%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.65%) JIRA
4 17 (1.48%) git-flow
4 17 (1.48%) RSpec
5 12 (1.04%) Moq
5 12 (1.04%) NUnit
6 10 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.70%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.52%) Maven
8 6 (0.52%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (0.17%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.17%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.087%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.087%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 333 (28.93%) Finance
2 108 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 101 (8.77%) Banking
4 31 (2.69%) Public Sector
5 28 (2.43%) Legal
6 26 (2.26%) Retail
7 19 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.39%) Law
8 16 (1.39%) Marketing
9 12 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.04%) Japanese Language
9 12 (1.04%) Publishing
10 9 (0.78%) Back Office
11 8 (0.70%) Games
12 6 (0.52%) Local Government
13 5 (0.43%) German Language
13 5 (0.43%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.35%) Front Office
14 4 (0.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 190 (16.51%) Network Engineer
2 140 (12.16%) Architect
3 101 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 99 (8.60%) Infrastructure Manager
5 91 (7.91%) Project Manager
6 83 (7.21%) Consultant
7 59 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 57 (4.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 52 (4.52%) Senior Network Engineer
10 40 (3.48%) Administrator
11 39 (3.39%) Data Centre Manager
12 38 (3.30%) Analyst
13 36 (3.13%) Technical Leader
14 34 (2.95%) Migration Manager
14 34 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
15 33 (2.87%) IT Engineer
16 32 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (2.78%) Support Engineer
17 31 (2.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
17 31 (2.69%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.78%) .NET
2 40 (3.48%) 802.1X
3 27 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
4 26 (2.26%) Web Services
5 22 (1.91%) .NET Core
6 21 (1.82%) CSS
7 19 (1.65%) REST
8 17 (1.48%) Middleware
9 14 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (1.22%) Redux
10 11 (0.96%) Spring
11 10 (0.87%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.87%) Kafka
11 10 (0.87%) LDAP
12 9 (0.78%) XMPP
13 8 (0.70%) Entity Framework
13 8 (0.70%) HTML
13 8 (0.70%) jQuery
13 8 (0.70%) React
13 8 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.34%) Public Cloud
2 44 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
2 44 (3.82%) Management Information System
2 44 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 39 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
6 24 (2.09%) Cloud Native
7 23 (2.00%) Replication
8 22 (1.91%) Virtual Team
9 17 (1.48%) Clustering
9 17 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 17 (1.48%) Private Cloud
10 16 (1.39%) Driving Licence
10 16 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (1.13%) EMC VNX
12 13 (1.13%) User Experience
13 12 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 322 (27.98%) Windows
2 255 (22.15%) Linux
3 151 (13.12%) Windows Server
4 49 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 44 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (3.21%) Windows 7
8 29 (2.52%) Windows Server 2016
9 24 (2.09%) CentOS
10 23 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (1.91%) Unix
12 14 (1.22%) Windows 8
13 13 (1.13%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.04%) VMS
15 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.87%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.78%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.70%) Android
18 8 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
19 4 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (17.03%) DevOps
1 196 (17.03%) Migration
2 178 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (14.51%) ITIL
4 159 (13.81%) Project Management
5 138 (11.99%) Project Delivery
6 136 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 132 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
8 92 (7.99%) Presales
9 87 (7.56%) Load Balancing
10 78 (6.78%) Network Design
11 73 (6.34%) Service Delivery
12 71 (6.17%) Change Management
13 68 (5.91%) Information Security
14 67 (5.82%) Fintech
15 65 (5.65%) PRINCE2
16 64 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
17 57 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
18 49 (4.26%) Analytics
18 49 (4.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 124 (10.77%) Python
2 115 (9.99%) SQL
3 113 (9.82%) PowerShell
4 52 (4.52%) Ruby
5 51 (4.43%) Java
6 41 (3.56%) C#
7 37 (3.21%) Bash Shell
8 25 (2.17%) Go
8 25 (2.17%) Perl
9 18 (1.56%) C++
9 18 (1.56%) JavaScript
10 10 (0.87%) Scala
11 9 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.70%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.52%) C
13 6 (0.52%) Java 8
13 6 (0.52%) PHP
13 6 (0.52%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.26%) VBScript
15 2 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 203 (17.64%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (12.86%) CCNP
3 93 (8.08%) Degree
4 71 (6.17%) CCIE
5 69 (5.99%) CCNA
6 41 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 32 (2.78%) MCSE
9 27 (2.35%) Security Cleared
10 26 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 22 (1.91%) SC Cleared
12 21 (1.82%) CISSP
13 18 (1.56%) CCSA
14 14 (1.22%) CCDP
14 14 (1.22%) MCP
14 14 (1.22%) PMI Certification
15 13 (1.13%) CISM
15 13 (1.13%) DBS Check
16 12 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
17 11 (0.96%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.56%) SLA
2 30 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (1.13%) QA
5 12 (1.04%) GDPR
6 8 (0.70%) NIST
7 7 (0.61%) PMO
7 7 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.52%) COBIT
9 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.35%) BS25999
10 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.17%) NCSC
12 1 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.087%) PSD2
System Software
1 258 (22.42%) Active Directory
2 196 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (9.12%) Hyper-V
4 87 (7.56%) Docker
5 62 (5.39%) vSphere
6 44 (3.82%) XenApp
7 37 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
9 31 (2.69%) XenDesktop
10 23 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
11 17 (1.48%) Terminal Server
12 12 (1.04%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.61%) Firmware
13 7 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.43%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.35%) HDFS
15 4 (0.35%) KVM
15 4 (0.35%) OpenAM
15 4 (0.35%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 102 (8.86%) Ansible
2 81 (7.04%) SCCM
3 64 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 56 (4.87%) Puppet
5 52 (4.52%) Terraform
6 47 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (2.26%) SCOM
8 22 (1.91%) Packer
9 20 (1.74%) Salt
9 20 (1.74%) vCenter Server
10 19 (1.65%) Prometheus
11 17 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
11 17 (1.48%) Consul
11 17 (1.48%) Icinga
12 16 (1.39%) SCVMM
13 13 (1.13%) Avamar
14 12 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
14 12 (1.04%) WSUS
15 10 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 412 (35.79%) Microsoft
2 308 (26.76%) Cisco
3 303 (26.32%) VMware
4 111 (9.64%) Citrix
5 108 (9.38%) Palo Alto
6 69 (5.99%) F5
7 65 (5.65%) CheckPoint
8 60 (5.21%) HP
9 59 (5.13%) SolarWinds
10 53 (4.60%) Juniper
11 51 (4.43%) Meraki
12 44 (3.82%) Google
13 42 (3.65%) EMC
14 36 (3.13%) NetApp
15 34 (2.95%) Oracle
16 32 (2.78%) IBM
17 28 (2.43%) Red Hat
18 25 (2.17%) Dell
19 22 (1.91%) Veeam
20 21 (1.82%) BT