Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 114 104
Rank change year-on-year -33 -10 -46
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 75 120 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.44% 2.17% 2.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.11% 5.90% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 63 72 93
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 1,825 2,034 1,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.16% 36.85% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,197 1,380 1,211
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,900 £30,738 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -47 28 £70,000 +40.00% 5
Glasgow +30 24 £39,500 -21.00% 7
Aberdeen - 9 £44,676 -
Renfrewshire +4 7 £30,000 -45.45% 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 £19,000 - 1
Dundee - 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 2 £47,500 -
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 25 (33.33%) Presales
2 22 (29.33%) Cisco
3 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (26.67%) Linux
4 20 (26.67%) Technical Leadership
5 18 (24.00%) ITIL
5 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (21.33%) Windows
7 15 (20.00%) Firewall
7 15 (20.00%) VMware
7 15 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 13 (17.33%) Analytics
8 13 (17.33%) Data Analytics
8 13 (17.33%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
8 13 (17.33%) LAN
9 12 (16.00%) WAN
10 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
10 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (14.67%) ITSM
10 11 (14.67%) Migration
10 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (14.67%) SDLC
10 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
11 10 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (13.33%) CCNP
11 10 (13.33%) Red Hat
11 10 (13.33%) Internet

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 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (12.00%) SaaS
5 5 (6.67%) IaaS
6 4 (5.33%) Office 365
7 1 (1.33%) G Suite
7 1 (1.33%) GitHub
7 1 (1.33%) PaaS
7 1 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) Firewall
2 13 (17.33%) LAN
3 12 (16.00%) WAN
4 10 (13.33%) Internet
5 8 (10.67%) Network Security
5 8 (10.67%) Wireless
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (9.33%) Wireless Security
7 6 (8.00%) VoIP
8 5 (6.67%) Intranet
9 4 (5.33%) Skype
9 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.67%) HTTP
10 2 (2.67%) VPN
11 1 (1.33%) DHCP
11 1 (1.33%) DNS
11 1 (1.33%) FWSM
11 1 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.33%) IPsec
11 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) GIS
1 5 (6.67%) MySQL
1 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (13.33%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) French Language
3 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) German Language
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Architect
2 20 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Senior Architect
4 8 (10.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco Network Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Network Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Digital Content Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.67%) Kafka
1 2 (2.67%) Node.js
1 2 (2.67%) Spring
2 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 9 (12.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.67%) Replication
3 4 (5.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Blog
5 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Linux
2 16 (21.33%) Windows
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.67%) CentOS
5 5 (6.67%) Debian
6 4 (5.33%) SUSE
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Presales
2 20 (26.67%) Technical Leadership
3 18 (24.00%) ITIL
4 15 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 13 (17.33%) Analytics
5 13 (17.33%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (17.33%) Data Analytics
6 11 (14.67%) ITSM
6 11 (14.67%) Migration
6 11 (14.67%) SDLC
6 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
7 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.00%) Data Privacy
9 7 (9.33%) Case Management
9 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.33%) Project Management
9 7 (9.33%) Service Management
10 6 (8.00%) Change Management
10 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) Perl
1 3 (4.00%) Ruby
2 2 (2.67%) Elixir
2 2 (2.67%) Go
2 2 (2.67%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (13.33%) CCNP
4 7 (9.33%) CCDP
5 5 (6.67%) Degree
5 5 (6.67%) MCSA
5 5 (6.67%) MCSE
5 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.67%) RHCT
6 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (4.00%) CCNA
8 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.33%) CCIE
9 1 (1.33%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.33%) LPIC
9 1 (1.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.67%) KVM
3 5 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.67%) Docker
5 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Puppet
2 5 (6.67%) Terraform
3 2 (2.67%) Avamar
3 2 (2.67%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.67%) Kibana
3 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.67%) logstash
3 2 (2.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.33%) Ansible
4 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Cisco
2 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.00%) VMware
4 10 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.00%) Citrix
6 4 (5.33%) Dell
6 4 (5.33%) EMC
6 4 (5.33%) NEC
7 2 (2.67%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.67%) Asigra
7 2 (2.67%) Brocade
7 2 (2.67%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.67%) F5
7 2 (2.67%) HP
7 2 (2.67%) Intel
7 2 (2.67%) NetApp
7 2 (2.67%) Veeam
7 2 (2.67%) Zerto
8 1 (1.33%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.33%) Palo Alto