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UK Data Infrastructure Economy

Understand the UK’s Data Infrastructure economy and the companies involved in data centre cooling, data storage, hardware development and more. View sector insights, key metrics and download our free report today.

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What is Data Infrastructure?

Data Infrastructure is a digital infrastructure that promotes data consumption and sharing. Data Infrastructure is normally made up of several different components such as hardware, software, services and more, all of which allow organisations to create and manage their data.

Data Infrastructure plays a vital role in our modern society and economy, allowing the UK’s businesses and organisations to get the most value from their data. Some examples of companies that make up the UK’s broad Data Infrastructure sector include those working in data centre cooling, hardware suppliers, software developers and data store providers.

Data Infrastructure sector summary

Key information you should know about the Data Infrastructure sector from our AI-driven platform of over 5 million companies:

  • The Data Infrastructure sector has not received additional investor attention in recent years and the amount of venture capital funding is not increasing as fast as our other emerging economy sectors.
  • On average the roles advertised in this sector are 9.62% higher than the UK’s average salary.
  • Data Infrastructure has turnover of £104.75bn, meaning it is our 11th largest RTIC, and our 27th fastest growing sector.
10,151
COMPANIES CONSIDERED
£107.2bn
TOTAL TURNOVER
249,789
TOTAL EMPLOYEES
£47.6bn
TOTAL INVESTMENT FUNDING
£166.2m
TOTAL INNOVATE UK GRANT FUNDING
6.6%
AVERAGE COMPANY GROWTH PER YEAR

Data Infrastructure verticals

Our Data Infrastructure RTIC is made up of 7 individual industry verticals, including verticals such as Data Centre Cooling, Data Centres, Data Infrastructure Hardware. You can find out more about the verticals by buying a report, visualising the sector on our platform, or by downloading the data.

  • Sector Code Description Records
  • RTIC0007 Data Infrastructure 10151 companies

    Companies involved in; Data Centre Cooling, Data Centres, Data Storage, Data Infrastructure Hardware, Data Infrastructure Services, Data Infrastructure Software, Trusted Execution Environments.

    • Data Infrastructure: Data Centre Cooling

      Companies developing and providing highly efficient cooling technologies for data centres.

      204 companies
    • Data Infrastructure: Data Centres

      Companies providing the technological resources to process the information coming from one or various organisations.

      1064 companies
    • Data Infrastructure: Data Infrastructure Hardware

      Companies providing and developing hardware and infrastructural components that make possible systematic data transfer.

      3477 companies
    • Data Infrastructure: Data Infrastructure Services

      Companies offering complementary services for overall data practice.

      6118 companies
    • Data Infrastructure: Data Infrastructure Software

      Companies developing and commercialising software that contribute to efficient data management, transfer and storage -among others.

      2180 companies
    • Data Infrastructure: Data Storage

      Companies focusing in the provision of data governance and storage services.

      2420 companies
    • Data Infrastructure: Trusted Execution Environments

      Companies structuring secure locations within a principal processor, ensuring that the information is protected.

      450 companies

Data Infrastructure industry growth

We estimate that the UK Data Infrastructure sector could be worth approximately £144.2bn by 2027, based on the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6%. Below you can see the five year turnover forecast for the RTIC from 2023 to 2027.

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– Summary of RTIC data & industry performance
– Overview of key verticals
– Geographic analysis & breakdown
– Key insights & trends

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