Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 95 122
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 -33
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 36 42 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.79% 2.16% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.43% 6.37% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 25
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +18.62%
10th Percentile £30,900 £22,960 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £48,000 £52,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 812 659 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.38% 33.90% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 631 559 745
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Wales

Data Centre
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Data Centre in Wales

Data Centre
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Wales over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Centre in Wales

Data Centre
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 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
South Wales -8 28 £38,625 +17.94% 5
West Wales +9 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Mid Wales - 1 £43,500 -
Data Centre
UK

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

1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 14 (38.89%) LAN
3 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (33.33%) Finance
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco
6 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
6 11 (30.56%) ITIL
6 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
7 10 (27.78%) WAN
8 8 (22.22%) DHCP
8 8 (22.22%) DNS
8 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (22.22%) Project Management
8 8 (22.22%) Firewall
8 8 (22.22%) Clustering
8 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
9 7 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (19.44%) Presales
9 7 (19.44%) Citrix
9 7 (19.44%) WLAN
10 6 (16.67%) CCNP
10 6 (16.67%) Service Management
10 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (16.67%) Office 365
4 4 (11.11%) Mimecast
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) LAN
2 10 (27.78%) WAN
3 8 (22.22%) DHCP
3 8 (22.22%) DNS
3 8 (22.22%) Firewall
4 7 (19.44%) WLAN
5 5 (13.89%) SAN
6 3 (8.33%) Network Security
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 2 (5.56%) Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) Wireless Security
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.78%) MPLS
8 1 (2.78%) Skype
8 1 (2.78%) SNMP
8 1 (2.78%) VLAN
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Advertising
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (19.44%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Technical Support
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 4 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Data Centre Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (11.11%) Presales Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CGI
2 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
2 4 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) CentOS
5 2 (5.56%) Debian
5 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (22.22%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Presales
4 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.67%) High Availability
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Service Management
5 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
5 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.11%) Business Development
6 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) CCNP
3 5 (13.89%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) CCDP
4 4 (11.11%) MCSA
5 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) CCIE
6 2 (5.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) OCP
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (2.78%) RHCE
7 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (11.11%) SCOrch
3 4 (11.11%) SCSM
4 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) Actifio
5 4 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Veeam