Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 98 30
Rank change year-on-year +30 -68 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 84 55 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.31% 2.04% 6.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.66% 4.91% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 68
Edinburgh median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £33,350 £24,750 £29,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £54,175 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.39% -5.26% -5.00%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,096 1,120 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 43.22% 41.62% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 703 639 538
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £67,875
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,349
% change year-on-year +7.95% +1.50% +8.37%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Edinburgh

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in Edinburgh

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 53 (63.10%) Cisco
2 39 (46.43%) Firewall
3 37 (44.05%) Wireless
4 34 (40.48%) VMware
5 32 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (38.10%) Presales
6 30 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (34.52%) CCNP
7 29 (34.52%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (26.19%) Network Security
9 20 (23.81%) Finance
10 17 (20.24%) VMware NSX
11 16 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (17.86%) Juniper
12 15 (17.86%) Linux
12 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (16.67%) WAN
13 14 (16.67%) F5
14 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
15 12 (14.29%) Windows
16 11 (13.10%) Project Management
16 11 (13.10%) Degree
16 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
16 11 (13.10%) Cisco Wireless
17 10 (11.90%) Programme Delivery
17 10 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
17 10 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
18 9 (10.71%) SQL Server

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (8.33%) JBoss
2 4 (4.76%) nginx
2 4 (4.76%) WildFly
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.71%) SaaS
4 5 (5.95%) IaaS
4 5 (5.95%) Office 365
5 4 (4.76%) Akamai
6 3 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 39 (46.43%) Firewall
2 37 (44.05%) Wireless
3 22 (26.19%) Network Security
4 14 (16.67%) WAN
5 11 (13.10%) Cisco Wireless
6 10 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (9.52%) LAN
8 7 (8.33%) MPLS
8 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.14%) IPv4
10 5 (5.95%) Wireless Security
11 4 (4.76%) DNS
11 4 (4.76%) HTTP
11 4 (4.76%) Kerberos
11 4 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (4.76%) VPN
11 4 (4.76%) Wireshark
12 3 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Local Government
4 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Architect
2 24 (28.57%) Cisco Architect
3 23 (27.38%) Cloud Architect
4 18 (21.43%) Network Engineer
5 17 (20.24%) Azure Architect
6 11 (13.10%) AWS Architect
7 10 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Cisco Network Architect
8 8 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Cisco Solutions Architect
8 8 (9.52%) Network Architect
8 8 (9.52%) Project Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Cisco Project Manager
10 5 (5.95%) IT Manager
10 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) SaaS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) OAuth
1 4 (4.76%) OAuth2
1 4 (4.76%) OpenID
1 4 (4.76%) SAML
2 2 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.19%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.19%) Fintech
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Linux
2 12 (14.29%) Windows
3 7 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.57%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) SmartOS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) Presales
2 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
3 11 (13.10%) Project Management
4 10 (11.90%) Programme Delivery
5 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.33%) DevOps
6 7 (8.33%) IT Strategy
7 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.95%) ITIL
8 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.76%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (4.76%) Data Privacy
9 4 (4.76%) Supplier Relationship Management
9 4 (4.76%) Threat Detection
10 3 (3.57%) Change Control
10 3 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (3.57%) Matrix Management
10 3 (3.57%) Scorecard
10 3 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) CCNP
1 29 (34.52%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.10%) Degree
3 10 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (9.52%) CCDP
4 8 (9.52%) CCNA
4 8 (9.52%) JNCIP
5 7 (8.33%) CCIE
5 7 (8.33%) CCIE Security
5 7 (8.33%) CCSA
5 7 (8.33%) CCSE
6 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.57%) PMP
7 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.19%) MCP
8 1 (1.19%) MCSE
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.19%) VCAP
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (20.24%) VMware NSX
2 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 7 (8.33%) vCenter Server
2 5 (5.95%) Puppet
3 4 (4.76%) Ansible
3 4 (4.76%) Kibana
3 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 53 (63.10%) Cisco
2 34 (40.48%) VMware
3 15 (17.86%) Juniper
4 14 (16.67%) F5
5 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 7 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.33%) Zscaler
7 3 (3.57%) Google
7 3 (3.57%) Meraki
8 2 (2.38%) Veritas
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix
9 1 (1.19%) EMC
9 1 (1.19%) IBM
9 1 (1.19%) NetApp