Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Center
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 119 118
Rank change year-on-year +41 -1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Data Centre 46 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.63% 1.05% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.24% 2.90% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 43 14 23
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £31,200 £30,750 £19,600
90th Percentile £47,750 £48,750 £49,500
UK median annual salary £54,425 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +7.84% +2.00%

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 635 690 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 36.29% 36.14% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 496 500 658
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,725
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.03% +7.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,850 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,203
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.62% +0.41%

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 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
South Wales +32 45 £40,000 - 7
Data Centre
UK

For the 6 months to 18 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 29 (63.04%) VMware
3 28 (60.87%) Windows
4 25 (54.35%) ITIL
5 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 22 (47.83%) MS Exchange
7 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
9 16 (34.78%) Linux
10 14 (30.43%) DHCP
10 14 (30.43%) DNS
10 14 (30.43%) Advertising
10 14 (30.43%) Cisco
11 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
11 10 (21.74%) LAN
12 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
12 9 (19.57%) WAN
12 9 (19.57%) Firewall
12 9 (19.57%) SCCM
13 8 (17.39%) Finance
13 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
14 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
14 7 (15.22%) Citrix
14 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (10.87%) SLA
16 5 (10.87%) CCNP

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 22 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) DHCP
1 14 (30.43%) DNS
2 10 (21.74%) LAN
3 9 (19.57%) Firewall
3 9 (19.57%) WAN
4 5 (10.87%) WLAN
5 4 (8.70%) Skype
5 4 (8.70%) SNMP
5 4 (8.70%) VoIP
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.52%) SAN
7 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.35%) Network Security
8 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.17%) VLAN
8 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (30.43%) Advertising
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
3 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Consultant
2 13 (28.26%) Technical Consultant
3 12 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 11 (23.91%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 10 (21.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 7 (15.22%) Support Consultant
7 7 (15.22%) Technical Support
7 7 (15.22%) Technical Support Consultant
8 6 (13.04%) Analyst
8 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
8 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
9 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) CCTV
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) LIMS
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 16 (34.78%) Linux
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.35%) CentOS
7 2 (4.35%) Debian
7 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.70%) Release Management
5 3 (6.52%) Network Design
5 3 (6.52%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) Change Control
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) SIEM
7 1 (2.17%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.17%) Service Management
7 1 (2.17%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CCDP
1 5 (10.87%) CCNA
1 5 (10.87%) CCNP
1 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) XenApp
5 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 29 (63.04%) VMware
3 14 (30.43%) Cisco
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) Sage
6 1 (2.17%) Veeam