The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Center
UK
Rank 105 79 73
Rank change year-on-year -26 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 2331 3556 3869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.78% 3.44% 3.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.23% 8.40% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1648 2441 2863
Median salary £50,375 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Data Centre is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32227 42353 41407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 40.97% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25923 33810 32696
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Centre as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the UK

Data Centre
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre.

Salary trend for Data Centre in the UK

Data Centre
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in the UK

Data Centre
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 2204 £52,500 +5.00% 229
London +12 945 £60,000 +6.19% 97
South East -22 466 £52,500 +5.00% 61
West Midlands -13 248 £47,500 +5.55% 15
Birmingham -10 164 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Berkshire -22 158 £55,000 +10.00% 16
North West -25 155 £44,000 -15.38% 18
East of England -11 154 £50,000 +8.10% 10
City of London +42 149 £52,500 -12.50% 23
Yorkshire -34 113 £45,000 - 12
Manchester +12 111 £47,500 -9.52% 12
South West -51 97 £42,000 -6.66% 8
Surrey -19 92 £51,250 +7.89% 10
West Yorkshire -3 86 £46,000 -8.00% 9
Hampshire -1 75 £50,000 - 11
Hertfordshire -8 73 £48,250 +7.22% 6
Leeds -5 63 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East Sussex +18 54 £41,500 -36.15% 2
Reading -27 54 £62,500 +10.61% 9
Scotland -46 53 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Essex +33 46 £50,000 +2.56%
Brighton +30 45 £41,500 -24.54% 1
East Midlands -75 39 £36,500 -14.11% 8
Slough +28 34 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Hatfield +32 30 £37,000 -38.33% 4
Bristol -30 29 £46,750 +10.00% 5
Gloucestershire +4 28 £31,500 -25.88%
Oxfordshire -4 27 £47,500 - 3
Edinburgh -44 27 £58,750 +11.90% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 24 £60,000 +33.33% 8

Data Centre
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 2030 (37.74%) Cisco
2 1588 (29.52%) VMware
3 1483 (27.57%) Windows
4 1424 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 1403 (26.08%) Firewall
6 1291 (24.00%) Finance
7 1235 (22.96%) ITIL
8 1188 (22.09%) Linux
9 1124 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1110 (20.64%) Cisco Certification
11 1084 (20.15%) WAN
12 930 (17.29%) LAN
13 894 (16.62%) Active Directory
14 820 (15.24%) Windows Server
15 813 (15.11%) CCNP
16 693 (12.88%) Degree
17 660 (12.27%) Citrix
18 640 (11.90%) MS Excel
19 631 (11.73%) DNS
20 624 (11.60%) VPN
21 601 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
22 598 (11.12%) Juniper
23 597 (11.10%) CheckPoint
24 590 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
25 586 (10.89%) SAN
26 579 (10.76%) Service Delivery
27 575 (10.69%) Presales
28 573 (10.65%) Network Security
29 564 (10.49%) Project Management
29 564 (10.49%) MPLS

Data Centre
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 378 (7.03%) MS Exchange
2 223 (4.15%) IIS
3 190 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 154 (2.86%) Apache
5 148 (2.75%) SharePoint
6 124 (2.31%) Skype for Business
7 118 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 94 (1.75%) OpenStack
9 81 (1.51%) Tomcat
10 57 (1.06%) JBoss
11 48 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
11 48 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
12 38 (0.71%) nginx
13 28 (0.52%) WebLogic
14 22 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 20 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
16 19 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 17 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.28%) Apache Spark
18 15 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 640 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 243 (4.52%) MS Office
3 120 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.73%) MS Project
6 7 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.074%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.056%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.056%) SPSS
9 2 (0.037%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.037%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 41 (0.76%) Sentinel
2 29 (0.54%) assyst
3 21 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.056%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.056%) Magento
8 3 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.037%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.037%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.037%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.019%) CA PPM
10 1 (0.019%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.019%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.019%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.019%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 601 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 590 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
3 290 (5.39%) Office 365
4 243 (4.52%) SaaS
5 231 (4.29%) IaaS
6 230 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
7 228 (4.24%) PaaS
8 71 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
9 33 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 31 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (0.28%) Google App Engine
13 14 (0.26%) G Suite
14 12 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.17%) OneDrive
16 8 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
16 8 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
17 7 (0.13%) Datadog
17 7 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1403 (26.08%) Firewall
2 1084 (20.15%) WAN
3 930 (17.29%) LAN
4 631 (11.73%) DNS
5 624 (11.60%) VPN
6 586 (10.89%) SAN
7 573 (10.65%) Network Security
8 564 (10.49%) MPLS
9 514 (9.56%) Wireless
10 513 (9.54%) BGP
11 504 (9.37%) OSPF
12 486 (9.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 459 (8.53%) Cisco ASA
14 451 (8.38%) TCP/IP
15 442 (8.22%) DHCP
16 299 (5.56%) VoIP
17 217 (4.03%) IPsec
18 196 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
19 187 (3.48%) Internet
20 176 (3.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 221 (4.11%) MySQL
3 81 (1.51%) Big Data
4 66 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 58 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (1.02%) DB2
6 55 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 53 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 48 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 42 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 38 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 33 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
14 28 (0.52%) Relational Database
14 28 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
16 24 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (0.43%) Redis
18 21 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 126 (2.34%) Git (software)
2 97 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 49 (0.91%) Subversion
4 40 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 25 (0.46%) JIRA
6 23 (0.43%) Hudson
7 21 (0.39%) Ant
8 16 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (0.28%) JUnit
9 15 (0.28%) TeamCity
10 13 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (0.24%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.19%) Maven
11 10 (0.19%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.15%) Artifactory
12 8 (0.15%) Automake
12 8 (0.15%) CMake
12 8 (0.15%) Grunt
13 6 (0.11%) GitLab
13 6 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1291 (24.00%) Finance
2 483 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 336 (6.25%) Retail
4 312 (5.80%) Banking
5 166 (3.09%) Marketing
6 105 (1.95%) Billing
7 91 (1.69%) Publishing
8 71 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 69 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 67 (1.25%) Legal
11 62 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 50 (0.93%) Law
13 48 (0.89%) Games
14 45 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.59%) Back Office
16 29 (0.54%) Advertising
17 22 (0.41%) Electronics
18 19 (0.35%) German Language
19 16 (0.30%) Military
20 13 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 843 (15.67%) Network Engineer
2 738 (13.72%) Architect
3 381 (7.08%) Consultant
4 338 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 324 (6.02%) Analyst
6 283 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 273 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 263 (4.89%) Support Engineer
9 258 (4.80%) Infrastructure Manager
10 251 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
11 248 (4.61%) Administrator
12 231 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
13 226 (4.20%) IT Manager
14 215 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 210 (3.90%) Data Centre Engineer
16 167 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
17 166 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
18 163 (3.03%) Network Consultant
19 157 (2.92%) Service Manager
20 147 (2.73%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (2.45%) Web Services
2 115 (2.14%) Middleware
3 83 (1.54%) 802.1X
4 79 (1.47%) .NET
5 65 (1.21%) HTML
6 60 (1.12%) CSS
7 55 (1.02%) LAMP
8 52 (0.97%) AngularJS
9 49 (0.91%) HTML5
10 43 (0.80%) Flash
11 39 (0.73%) XML
12 33 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
13 29 (0.54%) J2EE
14 27 (0.50%) jQuery
14 27 (0.50%) REST
15 24 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (0.43%) JSON
17 20 (0.37%) OpenDaylight
17 20 (0.37%) Sensu
17 20 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 328 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 324 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 241 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 145 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 128 (2.38%) Public Cloud
6 125 (2.32%) CMDB
7 123 (2.29%) Clustering
7 123 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 95 (1.77%) Private Cloud
9 91 (1.69%) Replication
10 87 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 75 (1.39%) Virtual Team
12 63 (1.17%) Fintech
13 60 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
14 57 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
15 55 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
16 53 (0.99%) PKI
17 50 (0.93%) Fat Client
17 50 (0.93%) Thin Client
18 35 (0.65%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1483 (27.57%) Windows
2 1188 (22.09%) Linux
3 820 (15.24%) Windows Server
4 443 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 439 (8.16%) Unix
6 415 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 273 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 168 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 155 (2.88%) Windows 7
10 114 (2.12%) CentOS
11 88 (1.64%) Solaris
12 75 (1.39%) Windows 10
13 58 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 44 (0.82%) AIX
15 38 (0.71%) Windows 8
16 37 (0.69%) Debian
17 30 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
18 21 (0.39%) Android
19 15 (0.28%) VMS
20 14 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1235 (22.96%) ITIL
2 579 (10.76%) Service Delivery
3 575 (10.69%) Presales
4 564 (10.49%) Project Management
5 489 (9.09%) Migration
6 455 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 450 (8.37%) PRINCE2
8 417 (7.75%) Service Management
9 397 (7.38%) Change Management
10 394 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
11 386 (7.18%) DevOps
12 372 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 339 (6.30%) Network Design
14 329 (6.12%) Mentoring
15 317 (5.89%) IT Strategy
16 295 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 285 (5.30%) Load Balancing
18 279 (5.19%) Line Management
19 268 (4.98%) Configuration Management
20 254 (4.72%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 452 (8.40%) SQL
2 293 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 269 (5.00%) Python
4 231 (4.29%) Perl
5 220 (4.09%) Java
6 170 (3.16%) Bash Shell
7 109 (2.03%) C
8 94 (1.75%) Ruby
9 82 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 76 (1.41%) C#
11 55 (1.02%) PHP
12 49 (0.91%) C++
13 46 (0.86%) Shell Script
14 30 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 20 (0.37%) Scala
16 18 (0.33%) Korn
17 15 (0.28%) Go
17 15 (0.28%) VBScript
18 14 (0.26%) Bourne shell
19 9 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1110 (20.64%) Cisco Certification
2 813 (15.11%) CCNP
3 693 (12.88%) Degree
4 536 (9.96%) CCNA
5 382 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 300 (5.58%) CCIE
7 266 (4.95%) MCSE
8 220 (4.09%) Security Cleared
9 193 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
10 136 (2.53%) CISSP
11 134 (2.49%) CCSA
12 133 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 130 (2.42%) MCSA
14 129 (2.40%) SC Cleared
15 108 (2.01%) MCP
16 102 (1.90%) PMP
17 97 (1.80%) ISEB
18 90 (1.67%) CCSP
19 87 (1.62%) CCSE
20 84 (1.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 395 (7.34%) SLA
2 195 (3.63%) PCI DSS
3 140 (2.60%) QA
4 124 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
6 36 (0.67%) PMO
7 30 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 27 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
9 17 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 16 (0.30%) GPG13
10 16 (0.30%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.26%) RMADS
12 12 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.15%) ISO22301
14 7 (0.13%) COBIT
15 6 (0.11%) Data Quality
15 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 6 (0.11%) PMBOK
16 5 (0.093%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.093%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1124 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 894 (16.62%) Active Directory
3 420 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 250 (4.65%) vSphere
5 156 (2.90%) XenApp
6 131 (2.44%) Docker
7 126 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
8 125 (2.32%) VMware ESX
9 98 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
10 79 (1.47%) Firmware
11 77 (1.43%) XenDesktop
12 69 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
13 53 (0.99%) vCloud
14 37 (0.69%) KVM
14 37 (0.69%) VMware Server
15 32 (0.59%) Xen
16 30 (0.56%) NFS
17 29 (0.54%) Terminal Services
18 26 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
18 26 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 342 (6.36%) SCCM
2 266 (4.95%) Puppet
3 212 (3.94%) SCOM
4 179 (3.33%) Nagios
5 176 (3.27%) Ansible
6 136 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
7 101 (1.88%) FortiGate
8 84 (1.56%) NetBackup
9 79 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
10 65 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
11 64 (1.19%) SCVMM
12 54 (1.00%) Backup Exec
13 49 (0.91%) Salt
14 48 (0.89%) WSUS
15 47 (0.87%) Kubernetes
16 45 (0.84%) ZABBIX
17 43 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
18 32 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
19 30 (0.56%) logstash
20 28 (0.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2030 (37.74%) Cisco
2 1588 (29.52%) VMware
3 1424 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 660 (12.27%) Citrix
5 598 (11.12%) Juniper
6 597 (11.10%) CheckPoint
7 443 (8.24%) HP
8 352 (6.54%) Red Hat
9 350 (6.51%) NetApp
10 347 (6.45%) F5
11 339 (6.30%) Palo Alto
12 301 (5.60%) Oracle
13 224 (4.16%) SolarWinds
14 202 (3.76%) Fortinet
15 199 (3.70%) IBM
16 196 (3.64%) EMC
17 181 (3.36%) Splunk
18 145 (2.70%) Dell
19 88 (1.64%) Riverbed
20 87 (1.62%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
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Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Up to £40k basic with £60k OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent, please discuss
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North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
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Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Chertsey, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago