Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 75 118
Rank change year-on-year -13 +43 -29
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 28 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.77% 2.61% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.73% 8.49% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 25
South Wales median annual salary £38,625 £33,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.05% -26.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £30,300 £19,840 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £49,500 £52,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +18.62%

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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 592 424 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 37.49% 30.77% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 502 380 631
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in South Wales

Data Centre
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre in South Wales.

Salary trend for Data Centre in South Wales

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in South Wales

Data Centre
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Cardiff -27 16 £37,000 +4.96% 2
Newport +6 7 £40,000 +66.67% 1
Bridgend - 3 - - 3
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £32,000 -
Data Centre
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 13 (46.43%) LAN
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) WAN
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (25.00%) WLAN
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (25.00%) Presales
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 6 (21.43%) CCNP
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 6 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) CCNA
8 4 (14.29%) CCDP
8 4 (14.29%) SLA
8 4 (14.29%) DNS
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (14.29%) DHCP
8 4 (14.29%) Clustering
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (14.29%) High Availability
8 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.29%) Marketing

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.14%) nginx
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) LAN
2 10 (35.71%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) WLAN
4 6 (21.43%) Firewall
5 4 (14.29%) DHCP
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless Security
7 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) MPLS
7 1 (3.57%) SAN
7 1 (3.57%) Skype
7 1 (3.57%) SNMP
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Advertising
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Support
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 4 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Presales Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
1 4 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) Debian
6 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Presales
2 6 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Business Development
3 4 (14.29%) High Availability
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Service Design
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) PQQ
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Management
6 1 (3.57%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) CCNP
3 5 (17.86%) CCNA
4 4 (14.29%) CCDP
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) CCIE
6 2 (7.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
7 1 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Veeam