Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 78 110
Rank change year-on-year +9 +32 -30
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 44 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.84% 2.43% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.07% 7.97% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 19
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,800 £22,370 £25,500
90th Percentile £43,350 £48,750 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -

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 545 414 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 35.16% 30.51% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 441 359 577
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 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
Newport +25 23 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Cardiff -20 16 £37,000 -1.33% 4
Bridgend - 3 £35,000 - 2
Monmouthshire - 1 £47,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £32,000 -
Data Centre
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (65.91%) Windows
3 28 (63.64%) VMware
4 26 (59.09%) Active Directory
5 25 (56.82%) ITIL
6 22 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
8 15 (34.09%) Advertising
8 15 (34.09%) Linux
9 14 (31.82%) DHCP
9 14 (31.82%) DNS
10 12 (27.27%) LAN
10 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
11 11 (25.00%) SCCM
11 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 11 (25.00%) Finance
11 11 (25.00%) Cisco
12 9 (20.45%) WAN
13 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
14 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 6 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
14 6 (13.64%) Firewall
15 5 (11.36%) SLA
15 5 (11.36%) Citrix
16 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (9.09%) CCNP

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 22 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DHCP
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 12 (27.27%) LAN
3 9 (20.45%) WAN
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall
5 4 (9.09%) VoIP
5 4 (9.09%) WLAN
6 3 (6.82%) Skype
6 3 (6.82%) SNMP
7 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.55%) Network Security
7 2 (4.55%) SAN
8 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
8 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (34.09%) Advertising
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Consultant
2 15 (34.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (31.82%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 11 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 10 (22.73%) Technical Support
6 9 (20.45%) Support Consultant
6 9 (20.45%) Technical Support Consultant
7 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
8 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
10 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (6.82%) Analyst
10 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) CCTV
3 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) Fintech
3 1 (2.27%) LIMS
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 15 (34.09%) Linux
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) CentOS
7 2 (4.55%) Debian
7 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Release Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) SIEM
7 1 (2.27%) Change Management
7 1 (2.27%) ITSM
7 1 (2.27%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.27%) Service Management
7 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) CCDP
1 4 (9.09%) CCNA
1 4 (9.09%) CCNP
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (63.64%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (11.36%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Sage
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam