Period
to 24 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 118 65
Rank change year-on-year +10 -53 -27
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 121 125 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.36% 2.24% 3.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.04% 6.00% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 90 96 111
Scotland median annual salary £53,213 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.43% +2.04% -6.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,875 £31,178
90th Percentile £73,875 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,002 2,083 1,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.12% 37.26% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,264 1,364 1,031
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Scotland

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in Scotland

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Scotland

Data Centre
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. 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
Edinburgh +33 76 £65,000 +18.18% 14
Glasgow -5 35 £51,000 +4.62% 5
West Lothian -18 5 £40,000 -
Fife - 3 - -
South Lanarkshire +2 1 £31,500 -25.88%
East Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 54 (44.63%) Cisco
2 42 (34.71%) Firewall
3 36 (29.75%) Presales
4 33 (27.27%) VMware
4 33 (27.27%) CCNP
4 33 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (26.45%) Wireless
5 32 (26.45%) Technical Leadership
6 30 (24.79%) WAN
7 29 (23.97%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (21.49%) Mentoring
10 25 (20.66%) LAN
10 25 (20.66%) Microsoft
10 25 (20.66%) Network Security
11 23 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (17.36%) ITIL
14 20 (16.53%) Cisco Wireless
15 18 (14.88%) Finance
15 18 (14.88%) SaaS
16 17 (14.05%) Degree
16 17 (14.05%) Wireless Security
16 17 (14.05%) Project Management
16 17 (14.05%) CCDP
17 16 (13.22%) Linux
17 16 (13.22%) Windows
18 14 (11.57%) DevOps
19 13 (10.74%) C#

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.96%) JBoss
3 5 (4.13%) Apache
3 5 (4.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.65%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.65%) IIS
4 2 (1.65%) WildFly
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.97%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (14.88%) SaaS
4 10 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (8.26%) IaaS
5 7 (5.79%) Office 365
6 5 (4.13%) Amazon S3
6 5 (4.13%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (4.13%) Serverless
7 4 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.48%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.65%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (1.65%) PaaS
10 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (34.71%) Firewall
2 32 (26.45%) Wireless
3 30 (24.79%) WAN
4 25 (20.66%) LAN
4 25 (20.66%) Network Security
5 20 (16.53%) Cisco Wireless
6 17 (14.05%) Wireless Security
7 7 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.79%) DNS
7 7 (5.79%) MPLS
7 7 (5.79%) Skype
7 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.79%) Unified Communications
8 6 (4.96%) IPv4
9 4 (3.31%) SAN
10 3 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.48%) HTTP
10 3 (2.48%) Internet
10 3 (2.48%) VPN
11 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) MySQL
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.13%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.65%) OpenTSDB
4 2 (1.65%) Parquet
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Hudson
1 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Billing
3 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Electronics
5 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) Architect
2 23 (19.01%) Cisco Architect
3 22 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (14.05%) Cisco Network Architect
4 17 (14.05%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 17 (14.05%) Network Architect
5 16 (13.22%) Administrator
6 14 (11.57%) Cloud Architect
7 12 (9.92%) Network Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.61%) IT Administrator
9 8 (6.61%) Senior Manager
10 7 (5.79%) Senior Project Manager
11 6 (4.96%) Azure Architect
11 6 (4.96%) Data Centre Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Network Design Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) Cisco Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
12 4 (3.31%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) Middleware
2 3 (2.48%) LDAP
2 3 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.65%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.65%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (1.65%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.65%) Kafka
3 2 (1.65%) PostGIS
3 2 (1.65%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (1.65%) Samza
3 2 (1.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (8.26%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) Optoelectronics
4 4 (3.31%) Replication
5 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.48%) Clustering
5 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.65%) Fintech
6 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) AS400
7 1 (0.83%) CCTV
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) PMI
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Linux
1 16 (13.22%) Windows
2 8 (6.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.96%) Unix
3 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.48%) SmartOS
7 2 (1.65%) SUSE
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) AIX
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) Presales
2 32 (26.45%) Technical Leadership
3 26 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.49%) Mentoring
4 22 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (17.36%) ITIL
6 17 (14.05%) Project Management
7 14 (11.57%) DevOps
8 11 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 11 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 10 (8.26%) Six Sigma
10 9 (7.44%) Change Management
10 9 (7.44%) Incident Management
10 9 (7.44%) Line Management
10 9 (7.44%) Matrix Management
10 9 (7.44%) Service Management
11 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
11 8 (6.61%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.61%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (6.61%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.74%) C#
2 12 (9.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.61%) VBScript
4 5 (4.13%) Python
4 5 (4.13%) Ruby
5 4 (3.31%) SQL
6 3 (2.48%) C++
6 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (27.27%) CCNP
1 33 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.05%) CCDP
2 17 (14.05%) Degree
3 8 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (5.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (4.96%) CCNA
6 5 (4.13%) PMP
7 4 (3.31%) CCIE
7 4 (3.31%) CCIE Security
7 4 (3.31%) CCSA
7 4 (3.31%) CCSE
7 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.31%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.65%) CISSP
9 2 (1.65%) PhD
9 2 (1.65%) SSCP
10 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 23 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.96%) VMware NSX
4 3 (2.48%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.48%) vSphere
4 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.65%) HDFS
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) iptables
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) Puppet
2 6 (4.96%) vCenter Server
3 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.31%) Ansible
4 4 (3.31%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.31%) SCCM
5 3 (2.48%) PowerCLI
5 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (2.48%) SCOM
6 2 (1.65%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.65%) Kibana
6 2 (1.65%) logstash
6 2 (1.65%) Mesos
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) Cisco
2 33 (27.27%) VMware
3 25 (20.66%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.74%) HP
5 10 (8.26%) F5
6 9 (7.44%) Juniper
7 8 (6.61%) Citrix
8 7 (5.79%) NEC
9 6 (4.96%) Google
10 4 (3.31%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.31%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.31%) Cognizant
10 4 (3.31%) Dell
10 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.31%) Zscaler
11 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.48%) Brocade
11 3 (2.48%) EMC
11 3 (2.48%) Veritas
12 2 (1.65%) MobileIron