The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Centre Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Specialist
Rank 126 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £41,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+57.57% -28.26%
Data Centre Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2219 1971 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 94.58% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1796 1322
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Centre Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Centre Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Centre Specialist Salary Trend in Birmingham

Data Centre Specialist
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Data Centre Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Centre Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) VMware

Data Centre Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Data Centre Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Centre Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) NetApp
1 1 (12.50%) VMware