Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 96 116
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -28
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 43 45 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.13% 2.19% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.50% 6.25% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39 39 22
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £30,800 £24,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £48,750 £47,500
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 782 720 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.81% 35.09% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 613 579 716
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,735 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,900 £57,500
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -12 39 £40,000 +6.67% 10
West Wales +8 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 £43,500 -
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) Windows
3 22 (51.16%) VMware
4 21 (48.84%) ITIL
4 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
5 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
5 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
7 15 (34.88%) LAN
8 13 (30.23%) Finance
8 13 (30.23%) Advertising
8 13 (30.23%) DHCP
8 13 (30.23%) DNS
9 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
10 10 (23.26%) Cisco
10 10 (23.26%) WAN
10 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
10 10 (23.26%) Linux
10 10 (23.26%) SCCM
11 7 (16.28%) Firewall
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
12 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (13.95%) WLAN
12 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 5 (11.63%) High Availability
13 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012

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 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.65%) nginx
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) Office 365
4 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) LAN
2 13 (30.23%) DHCP
2 13 (30.23%) DNS
3 10 (23.26%) WAN
4 7 (16.28%) Firewall
5 6 (13.95%) WLAN
6 3 (6.98%) SAN
6 3 (6.98%) VoIP
7 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security
7 2 (4.65%) Skype
7 2 (4.65%) SNMP
7 2 (4.65%) VPN
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.33%) MPLS
8 1 (2.33%) VLAN
8 1 (2.33%) Wireless
8 1 (2.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (30.23%) Advertising
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Consultant
2 12 (27.91%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (25.58%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (20.93%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 9 (20.93%) Technical Support
5 8 (18.60%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (16.28%) Support Consultant
6 7 (16.28%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (16.28%) Technical Support Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
8 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Cloud Specialist
8 4 (9.30%) Data Centre Specialist
8 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Presales Specialist
8 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Architect
9 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) CCTV
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.26%) Linux
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) CentOS
6 2 (4.65%) Debian
6 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (11.63%) High Availability
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Presales
3 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Business Development
4 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.30%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) Release Management
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
6 2 (4.65%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNA
2 5 (11.63%) CCNP
3 4 (9.30%) CCDP
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) CCIE
5 1 (2.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) VMware
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Actifio
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) F5
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.33%) Veeam