Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 110 57
Rank change year-on-year -4 -53 -4
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 127 126 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.38% 2.25% 4.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.55% 5.55% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 86 93 115
Scotland median annual salary £54,425 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.94% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,875 £31,250 £29,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £59,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,289 2,269 2,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.87% 40.55% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,480 1,393 1,167
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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
Edinburgh +34 85 £65,000 +23.81% 14
Glasgow +2 32 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Fife +4 3 - -
West Lothian -23 2 - - 4
Lanarkshire +2 1 £46,000 +41.54%
South Lanarkshire 0 1 £31,500 -25.88%
East Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 66 (51.97%) Cisco
2 47 (37.01%) Firewall
3 42 (33.07%) VMware
4 39 (30.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (29.13%) Presales
6 36 (28.35%) Amazon AWS
7 33 (25.98%) Wireless
7 33 (25.98%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (24.41%) CCNP
9 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
10 28 (22.05%) Finance
11 26 (20.47%) Linux
11 26 (20.47%) Network Security
12 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (19.69%) WAN
13 24 (18.90%) Windows
13 24 (18.90%) Project Management
14 22 (17.32%) ITIL
14 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (15.75%) Degree
15 20 (15.75%) LAN
16 18 (14.17%) Hybrid Cloud
17 17 (13.39%) Mentoring
17 17 (13.39%) SaaS
18 14 (11.02%) PRINCE2
18 14 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (11.02%) Cisco Wireless
19 13 (10.24%) Windows Server
19 13 (10.24%) VMware NSX
19 13 (10.24%) IaaS

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 (5.51%) JBoss
2 4 (3.15%) Apache
2 4 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.15%) nginx
2 4 (3.15%) WildFly
3 3 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (30.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (28.35%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (13.39%) SaaS
4 13 (10.24%) IaaS
5 10 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (7.87%) Office 365
6 6 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (3.15%) Akamai
7 4 (3.15%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.15%) Serverless
8 3 (2.36%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (37.01%) Firewall
2 33 (25.98%) Wireless
3 26 (20.47%) Network Security
4 25 (19.69%) WAN
5 20 (15.75%) LAN
6 14 (11.02%) Cisco Wireless
7 10 (7.87%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (7.09%) DNS
8 9 (7.09%) Wireless Security
9 8 (6.30%) MPLS
9 8 (6.30%) Unified Communications
10 7 (5.51%) Skype
10 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
11 6 (4.72%) IPv4
12 5 (3.94%) VPN
13 4 (3.15%) HTTP
13 4 (3.15%) Kerberos
13 4 (3.15%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (3.15%) SAN
13 4 (3.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (3.15%) MySQL
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.57%) OpenTSDB
3 2 (1.57%) Parquet
3 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.57%) Hudson
General
1 28 (22.05%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Billing
3 5 (3.94%) Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Electronics
5 3 (2.36%) Law
6 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (31.50%) Architect
2 25 (19.69%) Cisco Architect
3 22 (17.32%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (12.60%) Network Engineer
4 16 (12.60%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (11.02%) Network Architect
6 13 (10.24%) Azure Architect
6 13 (10.24%) Cisco Network Architect
7 11 (8.66%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 11 (8.66%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.30%) Senior Manager
8 8 (6.30%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Administrator
9 7 (5.51%) AWS Architect
9 7 (5.51%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (4.72%) Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Data Centre Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.72%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) Middleware
2 4 (3.15%) OAuth
2 4 (3.15%) OAuth2
2 4 (3.15%) OpenID
2 4 (3.15%) SAML
3 2 (1.57%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.57%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (1.57%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.57%) Kafka
3 2 (1.57%) PostGIS
3 2 (1.57%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.57%) Samza
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (8.66%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.30%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.15%) Replication
5 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.57%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.57%) Clustering
6 2 (1.57%) Fintech
6 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) AS400
7 1 (0.79%) CCTV
7 1 (0.79%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.79%) Optoelectronics
7 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Linux
2 24 (18.90%) Windows
3 13 (10.24%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.94%) Unix
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.36%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.57%) SmartOS
7 2 (1.57%) SUSE
8 1 (0.79%) AIX
8 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.13%) Presales
2 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.90%) Project Management
4 22 (17.32%) ITIL
5 17 (13.39%) Mentoring
6 14 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (11.02%) PRINCE2
7 11 (8.66%) DevOps
8 10 (7.87%) Matrix Management
8 10 (7.87%) Programme Delivery
8 10 (7.87%) Service Delivery
8 10 (7.87%) Six Sigma
9 9 (7.09%) Change Management
9 9 (7.09%) Data Privacy
9 9 (7.09%) Line Management
10 8 (6.30%) Service Management
10 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.51%) IT Strategy
12 6 (4.72%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.30%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.94%) C#
3 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.15%) Ruby
3 4 (3.15%) SQL
4 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.36%) VBScript
5 2 (1.57%) Java
5 2 (1.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (25.98%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (24.41%) CCNP
3 20 (15.75%) Degree
4 11 (8.66%) CCDP
4 11 (8.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (7.87%) CCIE
6 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (5.51%) CCIE Security
7 7 (5.51%) CCNA
7 7 (5.51%) CCSA
7 7 (5.51%) CCSE
8 5 (3.94%) PMP
8 5 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.15%) JNCIP
9 4 (3.15%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.57%) MCSE
10 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.57%) PhD
11 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.24%) VMware NSX
3 10 (7.87%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.36%) BitLocker
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.36%) vSphere
5 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.57%) HDFS
7 1 (0.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.79%) Firmware
7 1 (0.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) Puppet
2 7 (5.51%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.51%) vCenter Server
3 6 (4.72%) Ansible
3 6 (4.72%) Kibana
4 4 (3.15%) SCCM
4 4 (3.15%) SCOM
5 3 (2.36%) PowerCLI
5 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.57%) logstash
6 2 (1.57%) Mesos
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 66 (51.97%) Cisco
2 42 (33.07%) VMware
3 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.24%) Juniper
5 10 (7.87%) F5
6 9 (7.09%) HP
7 8 (6.30%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.51%) Blue Coat
8 7 (5.51%) NEC
8 7 (5.51%) Zscaler
9 6 (4.72%) Citrix
9 6 (4.72%) Google
10 5 (3.94%) Dell
10 5 (3.94%) EMC
11 4 (3.15%) Brocade
11 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.36%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.36%) Meraki
13 2 (1.57%) Veritas
14 1 (0.79%) NetApp