Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 38 24
Rank change year-on-year -75 -14 +37
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 34 121 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.30% 5.31% 7.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 14.76% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 61 113
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £39,057 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.62% -21.89% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,178 £30,100
90th Percentile £73,250 £67,500 £59,800
Scotland median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.63% -20.00% +25.00%

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 1045 820 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.90% 36.01% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 617 539 720
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,711 £28,200 £25,950
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,705 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.19% +1.19% +5.00%

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 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 17 (50.00%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) LAN
2 16 (47.06%) WAN
2 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 16 (47.06%) Finance
3 13 (38.24%) Linux
3 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 11 (32.35%) Unix
4 11 (32.35%) Puppet
4 11 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (26.47%) Firewall
7 8 (23.53%) VMware
7 8 (23.53%) Network Security
7 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) SAN
8 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
8 7 (20.59%) MPLS
8 7 (20.59%) Scrum
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) TOGAF
9 6 (17.65%) Replication
9 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
9 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) EMC
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft

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 5 (14.71%) Apache
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (14.71%) JBoss
1 5 (14.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) LAN
1 16 (47.06%) WAN
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
3 8 (23.53%) Network Security
4 7 (20.59%) MPLS
4 7 (20.59%) SAN
5 6 (17.65%) DNS
6 5 (14.71%) GPRS
6 5 (14.71%) SMS
7 4 (11.76%) DHCP
7 4 (11.76%) VoIP
7 4 (11.76%) VPN
7 4 (11.76%) Wireless
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.88%) BGP
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.88%) OSPF
9 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
9 2 (5.88%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Architect
1 9 (26.47%) Network Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Consultant
2 5 (14.71%) Linux Consultant
2 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Unix Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) CGI
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Replication
2 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.88%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Unix
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 5 (14.71%) AIX
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.94%) SmartOS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Scrum
3 7 (20.59%) TOGAF
4 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
5 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.71%) High Availability
5 5 (14.71%) Identity Management
5 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
5 5 (14.71%) Programme Delivery
5 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
5 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Runbook
5 5 (14.71%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.71%) C
3 5 (14.71%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) PHP
3 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCIE
3 3 (8.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.88%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.94%) CCIE Data Center
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) RHEV
4 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.76%) XenApp
5 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (32.35%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Ansible
2 5 (14.71%) Control-M
2 5 (14.71%) Rundeck
2 5 (14.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (8.82%) SCCM
3 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 3 (8.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (8.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.88%) Iperf
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.65%) EMC
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) Remedy
5 5 (14.71%) Varonis
6 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.82%) CA
7 3 (8.82%) F5
7 3 (8.82%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) Symantec
8 2 (5.88%) CyberArk
8 2 (5.88%) Juniper
9 1 (2.94%) Apple
9 1 (2.94%) Charles River
9 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.94%) Huawei