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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Architect
Rank 861 860 845
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 15 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.006% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 19
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £58,250 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,750 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,520 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +24 10 £70,000 -8.19%
East of England - 2 £65,000 -
West Midlands -20 1 £57,500 -2.12%
South West - 1 £57,500 -
Data Centre Architect
UK

Data Centre Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Cisco
3 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
4 10 (25.64%) Citrix
4 10 (25.64%) Project Management
5 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.08%) Finance
6 8 (20.51%) UNIX
7 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 7 (17.95%) Symantec
7 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
7 7 (17.95%) Business Development
8 6 (15.38%) Degree
8 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 6 (15.38%) Windows
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 5 (12.82%) SAN
9 5 (12.82%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) Firewall
9 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (10.26%) Change Control
10 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.26%) Coaching
10 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
10 4 (10.26%) EMC
10 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
11 3 (7.69%) HP
11 3 (7.69%) WAN

Data Centre Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.13%) MS Office
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) NAS
2 3 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) IPv6
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) MPLS
3 2 (5.13%) OSPF
3 2 (5.13%) BGP
3 2 (5.13%) Multicast
3 2 (5.13%) WAAS
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.13%) GIS
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Physics
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) UNIX
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Project Management
2 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
2 7 (17.95%) Business Development
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Change Control
5 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) Coaching
6 3 (7.69%) Data Transformation
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.13%) Product Marketing
7 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.13%) Data Management
7 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (5.13%) Product Management
7 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) Xen
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.56%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) OpenView
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Cisco
3 10 (25.64%) Citrix
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.95%) Symantec
6 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.26%) EMC
7 3 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) Juniper
9 1 (2.56%) NetApp
9 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) BT
9 1 (2.56%) Isilon