Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 46 43
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 25 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.98% 3.07% 2.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.23% 6.67% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £27,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +8.55% +8.57%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,975 £32,300
90th Percentile £68,750 £48,750 £49,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 189 210 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.22% 46.05% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 130 153 91
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £20,450 £21,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £67,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Northern Ireland

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in Northern Ireland

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Northern Ireland

Data Centre
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
County Antrim +9 20 £21,000 -26.32% 2
County Londonderry - 4 £67,500 -
County Armagh +2 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 16 (64.00%) Windows
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (52.00%) MCSA
5 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (48.00%) ITIL
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco
5 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (44.00%) Incident Management
6 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
6 11 (44.00%) LAN
6 11 (44.00%) WAN
7 10 (40.00%) VPN
7 10 (40.00%) MCP
7 10 (40.00%) Apple
7 10 (40.00%) HP
7 10 (40.00%) Dell
7 10 (40.00%) Reuters
7 10 (40.00%) Bloomberg
7 10 (40.00%) Remedy
7 10 (40.00%) Blackberry
7 10 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (40.00%) MCDST

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 10 (40.00%) Network Security
3 10 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) DMZ
5 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) SNMP
5 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Contracts Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Data Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Facilities Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Graduate
5 1 (4.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) RESTful
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (16.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 4 (16.00%) Operations Management
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.00%) Decision-Making
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Microservices
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) MCSA
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (40.00%) MCDST
2 10 (40.00%) MCITP
2 10 (40.00%) MCP
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (40.00%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) Apple
3 10 (40.00%) Bloomberg
3 10 (40.00%) Dell
3 10 (40.00%) HP
3 10 (40.00%) Remedy
3 10 (40.00%) Reuters
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) BT
6 1 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter