Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 102 54
Rank change year-on-year -10 -48 +18
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 128 130 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.38% 2.35% 4.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.59% 5.68% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 79 93 113
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -10.20% -2.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,880
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £59,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,163 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.44% +4.33% -

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 2,290 2,287 2,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.64% 41.37% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,540 1,394 1,184
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +1.74% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,977 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £65,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +29 86 £62,500 +25.00% 8
Glasgow -6 25 £50,000 +16.28% 8
Fife +6 3 - -
Renfrewshire -3 1 £47,500 +37.68%
South Lanarkshire -3 1 £31,500 -25.88%
Strathclyde - 1 £36,500 -
East Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 77 (60.16%) Cisco
2 54 (42.19%) Firewall
3 42 (32.81%) VMware
3 42 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (32.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (30.47%) CCNP
4 39 (30.47%) Wireless
5 37 (28.91%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (28.91%) Presales
6 26 (20.31%) Microsoft
7 23 (17.97%) CCNA
7 23 (17.97%) Windows
7 23 (17.97%) WAN
7 23 (17.97%) Finance
8 22 (17.19%) Hybrid Cloud
9 21 (16.41%) Degree
9 21 (16.41%) Linux
10 20 (15.63%) ITIL
10 20 (15.63%) Juniper
10 20 (15.63%) Project Management
11 19 (14.84%) Network Security
11 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (14.06%) VMware NSX
13 17 (13.28%) F5
13 17 (13.28%) LAN
14 16 (12.50%) MPLS
15 15 (11.72%) CheckPoint
15 15 (11.72%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (10.16%) Windows Server

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 5 (3.91%) JBoss
1 5 (3.91%) nginx
2 4 (3.13%) WildFly
3 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (28.91%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (11.72%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (8.59%) SaaS
5 9 (7.03%) IaaS
6 8 (6.25%) Office 365
7 4 (3.13%) Akamai
7 4 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.56%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.78%) Route 53
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (42.19%) Firewall
2 39 (30.47%) Wireless
3 23 (17.97%) WAN
4 19 (14.84%) Network Security
5 17 (13.28%) LAN
6 16 (12.50%) MPLS
7 12 (9.38%) DNS
8 9 (7.03%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (5.47%) OSPF
9 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
10 6 (4.69%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (4.69%) HTTP
10 6 (4.69%) IPv4
10 6 (4.69%) VPN
11 4 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (3.13%) Kerberos
11 4 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (3.13%) Unified Communications
11 4 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.56%) Hudson
3 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (3.13%) Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Billing
4 3 (2.34%) Electronics
4 3 (2.34%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (27.34%) Architect
2 30 (23.44%) Network Engineer
3 24 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
4 22 (17.19%) Cisco Architect
5 17 (13.28%) Azure Architect
6 12 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) AWS Architect
7 11 (8.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) Project Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.47%) Data Centre Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Network Architect
11 6 (4.69%) Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Cisco Network Architect
11 6 (4.69%) Consultant
11 6 (4.69%) Firewall Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) IT Manager
11 6 (4.69%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) OAuth
1 4 (3.13%) OAuth2
1 4 (3.13%) SAML
2 2 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) LAMP
3 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.19%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.47%) NHS
4 6 (4.69%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 3 (2.34%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.34%) Replication
7 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.56%) Fintech
7 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) AS400
8 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.78%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.97%) Windows
2 21 (16.41%) Linux
3 13 (10.16%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.34%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.34%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) Debian
7 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.91%) Presales
2 20 (15.63%) ITIL
2 20 (15.63%) Project Management
3 15 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.38%) Service Management
5 11 (8.59%) Line Management
5 11 (8.59%) Programme Delivery
6 9 (7.03%) Data Privacy
6 9 (7.03%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.25%) DevOps
7 8 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.25%) Network Management
8 7 (5.47%) Change Management
8 7 (5.47%) Coaching
8 7 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.47%) People Management
8 7 (5.47%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.69%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.47%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.78%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) Perl
4 1 (0.78%) Python
4 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (30.47%) CCNP
3 23 (17.97%) CCNA
4 21 (16.41%) Degree
5 11 (8.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (8.59%) JNCIP
6 10 (7.81%) CCIE
7 7 (5.47%) CCIE Security
7 7 (5.47%) CCSA
7 7 (5.47%) CCSE
8 6 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.13%) CCDP
11 3 (2.34%) PMP
12 2 (1.56%) MCSE
12 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.78%) MCP
13 1 (0.78%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.06%) VMware NSX
3 11 (8.59%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.47%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.34%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.34%) vSphere
6 3 (2.34%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.78%) Docker
7 1 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.78%) iptables
7 1 (0.78%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) Puppet
1 8 (6.25%) vCenter Server
2 7 (5.47%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.13%) Ansible
3 4 (3.13%) Kibana
3 4 (3.13%) SCOM
4 3 (2.34%) PowerCLI
4 3 (2.34%) SCCM
5 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (60.16%) Cisco
2 42 (32.81%) VMware
3 26 (20.31%) Microsoft
4 20 (15.63%) Juniper
5 17 (13.28%) F5
6 15 (11.72%) CheckPoint
7 11 (8.59%) HP
8 7 (5.47%) Blue Coat
8 7 (5.47%) Brocade
8 7 (5.47%) Extreme Networks
8 7 (5.47%) Zscaler
9 6 (4.69%) Citrix
10 4 (3.13%) EMC
10 4 (3.13%) Google
11 3 (2.34%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.34%) Meraki
11 3 (2.34%) NEC
11 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.56%) Dell
13 1 (0.78%) IBM