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

Data Center
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 102 47
Rank change year-on-year -7 -55 +44
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 137 122 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.40% 2.34% 5.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.89% 5.72% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 73 90 143
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.51% -2.50% +12.36%
10th Percentile £35,050 £26,150 £29,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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 2,325 2,133 2,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.72% 40.99% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,532 1,347 1,374
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,700 £75,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% -1.89% +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 July 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 July 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 -4 71 £52,500 -2.33% 10
Glasgow -3 47 £49,500 +10.00% 2
Midlothian - 3 - -
Renfrewshire -1 2 £55,000 +9.18% 1
West Lothian -2 1 £31,000 +12.73%
Strathclyde - 1 £36,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 - 1
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 71 (51.82%) Cisco
2 65 (47.45%) Firewall
3 39 (28.47%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (27.74%) VMware
5 36 (26.28%) CCNP
6 35 (25.55%) Wireless
6 35 (25.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (24.82%) Microsoft
8 33 (24.09%) Linux
9 32 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (22.63%) Presales
11 28 (20.44%) Windows
12 27 (19.71%) CCNA
13 23 (16.79%) TCP/IP
13 23 (16.79%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (16.06%) Hyper-V
14 22 (16.06%) WAN
15 21 (15.33%) LAN
15 21 (15.33%) Active Directory
15 21 (15.33%) ITIL
15 21 (15.33%) Finance
15 21 (15.33%) Service Management
16 20 (14.60%) Unix
17 19 (13.87%) Oracle
17 19 (13.87%) SQL
17 19 (13.87%) DNS
17 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (13.87%) Load Balancing
17 19 (13.87%) Network Security

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 14 (10.22%) JBoss
2 13 (9.49%) Apache
2 13 (9.49%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.76%) iPlanet
3 12 (8.76%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (8.76%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.84%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.65%) nginx
6 2 (1.46%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.46%) WildFly
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 35 (25.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (16.79%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (11.68%) SaaS
5 13 (9.49%) IaaS
6 9 (6.57%) Office 365
7 8 (5.84%) PaaS
8 4 (2.92%) Akamai
8 4 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.92%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.46%) Route 53
10 2 (1.46%) Serverless
10 2 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.73%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 65 (47.45%) Firewall
2 35 (25.55%) Wireless
3 23 (16.79%) TCP/IP
4 22 (16.06%) WAN
5 21 (15.33%) LAN
6 19 (13.87%) DNS
6 19 (13.87%) Network Security
7 15 (10.95%) VPN
8 14 (10.22%) HTTP
9 13 (9.49%) MPLS
10 10 (7.30%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (6.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (6.57%) OSPF
12 8 (5.84%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (5.11%) IPsec
13 7 (5.11%) SAN
13 7 (5.11%) SMTP
14 5 (3.65%) SSL
14 5 (3.65%) Wireshark
15 4 (2.92%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.38%) MySQL
3 3 (2.19%) Big Data
3 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.46%) OpenTSDB
4 2 (1.46%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.46%) Subversion
General
1 21 (15.33%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Retail
3 4 (2.92%) Law
3 4 (2.92%) Local Government
4 2 (1.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (20.44%) Architect
2 27 (19.71%) Network Engineer
3 19 (13.87%) Cisco Architect
4 14 (10.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (9.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Azure Architect
6 12 (8.76%) Build Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Migration Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Project Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.76%) Unix Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) AWS Architect
8 9 (6.57%) Network Architect
9 8 (5.84%) Administrator
9 8 (5.84%) Cisco Network Architect
10 7 (5.11%) IT Manager
10 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Cisco Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) J2EE
2 5 (3.65%) Web Services
3 4 (2.92%) OAuth
3 4 (2.92%) OAuth2
3 4 (2.92%) SAML
4 3 (2.19%) CSS
4 3 (2.19%) HTML
4 3 (2.19%) JSON
5 2 (1.46%) .NET
5 2 (1.46%) Apache Flex
5 2 (1.46%) Apache Thrift
5 2 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.46%) Java EE
5 2 (1.46%) Kafka
5 2 (1.46%) PostGIS
5 2 (1.46%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (1.46%) RESTful
5 2 (1.46%) Samza
5 2 (1.46%) SOAP
5 2 (1.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Clustering
2 14 (10.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (8.76%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (7.30%) Public Cloud
5 9 (6.57%) NHS
6 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.65%) Replication
8 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.19%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.46%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.73%) Blog
11 1 (0.73%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.73%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.73%) PMI
11 1 (0.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.09%) Linux
2 28 (20.44%) Windows
3 20 (14.60%) Unix
4 16 (11.68%) Windows Server
5 13 (9.49%) AIX
5 13 (9.49%) Solaris
6 12 (8.76%) HPUX
7 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.92%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.73%) Debian
10 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.63%) Presales
2 21 (15.33%) ITIL
2 21 (15.33%) Service Management
3 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.87%) Load Balancing
4 17 (12.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (12.41%) High Availability
5 16 (11.68%) Collaborative Working
6 15 (10.95%) ITSM
7 14 (10.22%) DevOps
8 13 (9.49%) Migration
8 13 (9.49%) Project Management
8 13 (9.49%) Tech Ops
9 12 (8.76%) Converged Infrastructure
9 12 (8.76%) Programme Management
9 12 (8.76%) Runbook
9 12 (8.76%) TOGAF
10 10 (7.30%) Network Management
10 10 (7.30%) Programme Delivery
11 9 (6.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.87%) SQL
2 9 (6.57%) Python
3 8 (5.84%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.11%) Perl
4 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.65%) C#
5 5 (3.65%) Java
5 5 (3.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.46%) PHP
7 2 (1.46%) Ruby
8 1 (0.73%) C
8 1 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (28.47%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (26.28%) CCNP
3 27 (19.71%) CCNA
4 13 (9.49%) JNCIP
5 9 (6.57%) Degree
6 7 (5.11%) CCIE
7 6 (4.38%) CCDP
8 4 (2.92%) CCIE Security
8 4 (2.92%) CCSA
8 4 (2.92%) CCSE
8 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.46%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.73%) CCIP
10 1 (0.73%) MCSE
10 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.73%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.76%) QA
2 9 (6.57%) SLA
3 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.73%) GDPR
4 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (16.06%) Hyper-V
1 22 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (15.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.49%) VMware NSX
4 12 (8.76%) KVM
4 12 (8.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.46%) Docker
5 2 (1.46%) HDFS
6 1 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Postfix
6 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (9.49%) Ansible
2 11 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.03%) Puppet
3 6 (4.38%) Kibana
3 6 (4.38%) SCOM
4 5 (3.65%) SCCM
5 4 (2.92%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.92%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.46%) logstash
6 2 (1.46%) Mesos
6 2 (1.46%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.73%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.73%) Nessus
7 1 (0.73%) Nmap
7 1 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.73%) vRealize
Vendors
1 71 (51.82%) Cisco
2 38 (27.74%) VMware
3 34 (24.82%) Microsoft
4 19 (13.87%) Oracle
5 18 (13.14%) CheckPoint
6 16 (11.68%) F5
7 14 (10.22%) HP
7 14 (10.22%) Juniper
8 12 (8.76%) Cognizant
8 12 (8.76%) PlateSpin
8 12 (8.76%) Sun
8 12 (8.76%) Veritas
9 9 (6.57%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (4.38%) Veeam
11 5 (3.65%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.92%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.92%) Brocade
12 4 (2.92%) IBM
12 4 (2.92%) Meraki
12 4 (2.92%) Zscaler