Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 57 45
Rank change year-on-year -66 -12 +50
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 115 190 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.04% 3.82% 4.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.17% 10.27% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 85 113 157
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,036 £29,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £59,750 £63,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 2225 1850 2698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.53% 37.24% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1406 1110 1588
Scotland median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.12% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,975 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,825
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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
Glasgow -35 37 £45,000 -8.16% 7
Edinburgh -77 34 £60,000 +53.62% 3
North Lanarkshire 0 7 £47,500 -29.10%
Inverclyde +2 6 £37,500 - 1
West Lothian - 5 - - 1
Aberdeen 0 3 £43,500 -15.53%
South Lanarkshire -7 3 £42,500 +7.59%
Dundee - 3 £43,500 -
Renfrewshire +5 2 £34,500 -1.43%
Fife 0 1 £33,750 -
Lanarkshire -4 1 £32,500 -27.78%
Highlands - 1 £23,175 -
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 61 (53.04%) Cisco
2 49 (42.61%) Firewall
3 40 (34.78%) ITIL
4 38 (33.04%) Windows
5 37 (32.17%) LAN
6 36 (31.30%) WAN
7 35 (30.43%) Linux
7 35 (30.43%) VMware
8 33 (28.70%) Active Directory
9 29 (25.22%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
11 27 (23.48%) PowerShell
12 25 (21.74%) Finance
13 24 (20.87%) VPN
13 24 (20.87%) CCIE
13 24 (20.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (20.87%) Puppet
13 24 (20.87%) Opscode Chef
14 22 (19.13%) MPLS
14 22 (19.13%) CheckPoint
15 21 (18.26%) SAN
15 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (18.26%) Windows Server
16 20 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
16 20 (17.39%) Hyper-V
16 20 (17.39%) Network Design
17 19 (16.52%) Network Security
17 19 (16.52%) SCCM
17 19 (16.52%) Red Hat
17 19 (16.52%) Capacity Planning

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 15 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (7.83%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.22%) IBM Domino
4 5 (4.35%) Apache
4 5 (4.35%) JBoss
4 5 (4.35%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.17%) Office 365
3 12 (10.43%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.22%) SaaS
5 4 (3.48%) IaaS
6 2 (1.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (42.61%) Firewall
2 37 (32.17%) LAN
3 36 (31.30%) WAN
4 24 (20.87%) VPN
5 22 (19.13%) MPLS
6 21 (18.26%) SAN
7 19 (16.52%) Network Security
8 18 (15.65%) Wireless
9 15 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (10.43%) Cisco IPT
10 12 (10.43%) IP Telephony
11 11 (9.57%) DNS
11 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
12 10 (8.70%) BGP
13 8 (6.96%) OSPF
14 6 (5.22%) DHCP
14 6 (5.22%) NAS
14 6 (5.22%) VLAN
15 5 (4.35%) GPRS
15 5 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Retail
3 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (22.61%) Architect
2 20 (17.39%) Network Architect
3 17 (14.78%) Network Engineer
4 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) Consultant
5 11 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Administrator
6 8 (6.96%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) IP Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Senior IP Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) REST
2 5 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (1.74%) CGI
4 1 (0.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.87%) OpenID
4 1 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.87%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.83%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.22%) Clustering
3 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.22%) Replication
4 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.74%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.74%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.74%) PKI
5 2 (1.74%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.04%) Windows
2 35 (30.43%) Linux
3 21 (18.26%) Windows Server
3 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 15 (13.04%) Unix
5 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.35%) AIX
8 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.87%) CentOS
9 1 (0.87%) Debian
9 1 (0.87%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) ITIL
2 20 (17.39%) Network Design
2 20 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
3 19 (16.52%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.78%) Scrum
5 17 (14.78%) TOGAF
6 15 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 15 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.30%) Network Segmentation
9 12 (10.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (10.43%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (10.43%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (9.57%) Configuration Management
11 9 (7.83%) Change Management
12 8 (6.96%) Load Balancing
12 8 (6.96%) Release Management
13 7 (6.09%) Problem Management
13 7 (6.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.48%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.17%) SQL
3 9 (7.83%) Python
4 8 (6.96%) Perl
5 5 (4.35%) C
5 5 (4.35%) Java
5 5 (4.35%) PHP
5 5 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (20.87%) CCIE
3 13 (11.30%) CCNP
4 12 (10.43%) CISSP
5 7 (6.09%) Degree
5 7 (6.09%) JNCIP
5 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.35%) APMP
6 5 (4.35%) CCIP
6 5 (4.35%) JNCIE
6 5 (4.35%) MCSE
6 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.48%) CCNA
7 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.61%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.87%) CCDE
10 1 (0.87%) CCIE Data Center
10 1 (0.87%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (28.70%) Active Directory
2 24 (20.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.22%) Terminal Server
4 6 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.22%) XenApp
5 5 (4.35%) RHEV
6 4 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.61%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.87%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (20.87%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (20.87%) Puppet
2 19 (16.52%) SCCM
3 18 (15.65%) Ansible
4 11 (9.57%) SCOM
5 7 (6.09%) FortiGate
5 7 (6.09%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 5 (4.35%) Control-M
6 5 (4.35%) Rundeck
6 5 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.74%) Iperf
8 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.87%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.87%) Nagios
9 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (53.04%) Cisco
2 35 (30.43%) VMware
3 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
4 22 (19.13%) CheckPoint
5 19 (16.52%) Red Hat
6 16 (13.91%) Juniper
7 15 (13.04%) Citrix
7 15 (13.04%) Varonis
8 12 (10.43%) CyberArk
8 12 (10.43%) Fortinet
9 11 (9.57%) Charles River
10 10 (8.70%) F5
11 7 (6.09%) EMC
11 7 (6.09%) NetApp
11 7 (6.09%) SolarWinds
11 7 (6.09%) Trend Micro
12 6 (5.22%) Lotus
12 6 (5.22%) Oracle
13 5 (4.35%) HP
13 5 (4.35%) Remedy