Data Centre Jobs in Scotland

Data Center
UK > Scotland

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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 211 142 172
Rank change year-on-year -69 +30 -52
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 36 87 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 1.79% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 4.33% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 44
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,875 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £42,500 £53,750
Median % change year-on-year +29.41% -20.93% -17.94%
75th Percentile £72,450 £59,375 £75,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 -
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,544 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.42% +4.63% -8.33%

All Generic Skills
Scotland

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,011 2,008 2,585
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 42.04% 41.38% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 724 891 935
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £59,526 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.60% +13.38% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,433 £76,943 £67,500
90th Percentile £83,964 £95,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.84% +3.33%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Scotland

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Scotland.

Salary trend for Data Centre in Scotland

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in Scotland over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

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 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +34 22 £44,500 -46.06% 17
Glasgow -104 11 £60,500 +61.33% 13
Fife 0 2 - - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £70,000 - 1
Data Centre
UK

Data Centre
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Azure
2 6 (16.67%) AWS
2 6 (16.67%) IaaS
3 3 (8.33%) PaaS
4 2 (5.56%) GCP
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Azure AKS
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Entra ID
5 1 (2.78%) GitHub
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Purview
5 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.78%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) OSPF
2 7 (19.44%) VPN
2 7 (19.44%) WAN
3 6 (16.67%) BGP
3 6 (16.67%) IPsec
4 5 (13.89%) DHCP
4 5 (13.89%) DNS
4 5 (13.89%) LAN
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (11.11%) HSRP
5 4 (11.11%) MPLS
5 4 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) VLAN
5 4 (11.11%) VRRP
6 2 (5.56%) SAN
6 2 (5.56%) SD-WAN
6 2 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) Maven
1 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) IT Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Senior
2 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Technician
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Presales Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Lead
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) CCTV
2 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.56%) Onboarding
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.78%) IoT
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Reality
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Debian
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Agile
2 4 (11.11%) Customer Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Customer Service
2 4 (11.11%) DevOps
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (11.11%) ITSM
2 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
2 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (8.33%) Decision-Making
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Network Design
3 3 (8.33%) Presales
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Design
4 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) CCIE
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) RHCT
5 2 (5.56%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.78%) CISA
6 1 (2.78%) CISSP
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) KVM
3 2 (5.56%) VMware NSX
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.56%) Terraform
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) Progress Chef
3 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Juniper
4 4 (11.11%) Meraki
4 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) ConnectWise
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam