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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Architect
Rank 843 852 875
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 26 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.002% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 5
Average salary £68,750 £52,500 £110,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -52.27%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -25.00%
Data Centre Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Data Centre Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Centre Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Centre Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Data Centre Architect Salary Trend in England

Data Centre Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Data Centre Architect Salary Histogram in England

Data Centre Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 16 £70,000 -
West Midlands -1 7 £58,750 +11.90%
East of England - 2 £65,000 -
Data Centre Architect
UK

Data Centre Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Data Centre Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 14 (36.84%) VMware
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 10 (26.32%) Project Management
4 9 (23.68%) Finance
4 9 (23.68%) UNIX
4 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (21.05%) Citrix
5 8 (21.05%) Symantec
6 7 (18.42%) Windows
6 7 (18.42%) Linux
6 7 (18.42%) Business Development
7 6 (15.79%) Degree
8 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (13.16%) EMC
8 5 (13.16%) SAN
8 5 (13.16%) Firewall
8 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
9 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (10.53%) Change Control
9 4 (10.53%) Low Latency
10 3 (7.89%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (7.89%) Data Transformation
10 3 (7.89%) Hedge funds
10 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (7.89%) SRDF

Data Centre Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Data Centre Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) SAN
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) BGP
3 2 (5.26%) MPLS
3 2 (5.26%) OSPF
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
3 2 (5.26%) IPv6
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.26%) WAAS
3 2 (5.26%) Multicast
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.63%) NAS
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.89%) Hedge funds
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.89%) Replication
2 2 (5.26%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) UNIX
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) HPUX
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) Business Development
3 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Change Control
4 4 (10.53%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.89%) Data Transformation
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Time Management
5 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.26%) Product Marketing
6 2 (5.26%) Product Management
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CCNP
3 2 (5.26%) CCDP
3 2 (5.26%) JNCIS
3 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) SRDF
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) OpenView
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) VMware
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
3 8 (21.05%) Symantec
4 5 (13.16%) EMC
5 3 (7.89%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) Isilon
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Sybase
7 1 (2.63%) BT