The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 831 861 788
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 47 36 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.033% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.035% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 61
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +75.00%
Data Centre Engineer
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Data Centre Engineer Salary Trend in England

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Data Centre Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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 +38 23 £32,511 -31.55% 5
South East +15 16 £35,000 - 2
East of England +5 4 £31,500 -40.00%
South West - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands -6 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Data Centre Engineer
UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Data Centre Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 93 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 45 (48.39%) ITIL
3 35 (37.63%) Windows
4 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 25 (26.88%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (24.73%) Cisco
7 22 (23.66%) SLA
8 20 (21.51%) SAN
9 18 (19.35%) CCNA
10 16 (17.20%) HP
11 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
11 15 (16.13%) VMware
12 14 (15.05%) Linux
12 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Management
12 14 (15.05%) Change Control
13 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
13 13 (13.98%) Dell
14 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (12.90%) Structured Cabling
15 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (11.83%) Hyper-V
15 11 (11.83%) Performance Testing
15 11 (11.83%) CCNP
15 11 (11.83%) DNS
15 11 (11.83%) DHCP
15 11 (11.83%) Finance
15 11 (11.83%) Firewall
16 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Data Centre Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.08%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.08%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) SAN
2 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
3 12 (12.90%) Structured Cabling
4 11 (11.83%) DNS
4 11 (11.83%) DHCP
4 11 (11.83%) Firewall
5 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (7.53%) WAN
6 7 (7.53%) LAN
6 7 (7.53%) VPN
7 6 (6.45%) Ethernet
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.38%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (4.30%) Wireless
9 4 (4.30%) IPv4
9 4 (4.30%) IPv6
10 3 (3.23%) Internet
10 3 (3.23%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.23%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (2.15%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Electronics
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 93 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) FlexPod
4 3 (3.23%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.15%) DTV
5 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) AS400
6 1 (1.08%) iSeries
6 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.08%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Windows
2 14 (15.05%) Linux
3 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) UNIX
6 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.08%) CentOS
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.08%) Solaris
8 1 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) ITIL
2 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Management
2 14 (15.05%) Change Control
3 11 (11.83%) Performance Testing
4 9 (9.68%) Asset Management
5 8 (8.60%) Logistics
6 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.45%) Server Building
7 5 (5.38%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.30%) Migration
8 4 (4.30%) Project Management
8 4 (4.30%) Service Management
8 4 (4.30%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (3.23%) Server Hardening
9 3 (3.23%) Security Hardening
9 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.23%) C
4 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.08%) Python
4 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (26.88%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.35%) CCNA
3 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.83%) CCNP
5 7 (7.53%) A+ Certification
6 6 (6.45%) Degree
7 5 (5.38%) Dell Certification
7 5 (5.38%) SAP Certification
7 5 (5.38%) MCSE
7 5 (5.38%) HP ASE
8 4 (4.30%) CCDP
8 4 (4.30%) MCITP
9 3 (3.23%) MCSA
10 2 (2.15%) Server+ Certification
10 2 (2.15%) MCDST
10 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.08%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.66%) SLA
2 6 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.83%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.53%) vSphere
5 5 (5.38%) Firmware
5 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.23%) VMware Server
6 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) SCOM
3 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.15%) Nagios
5 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.08%) Puppet
5 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.73%) Cisco
3 16 (17.20%) HP
4 15 (16.13%) VMware
5 13 (13.98%) Dell
6 7 (7.53%) SAP
6 7 (7.53%) Citrix
7 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.38%) NetApp
8 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.38%) Remedy
9 4 (4.30%) CommVault
9 4 (4.30%) Oracle
9 4 (4.30%) Sun
9 4 (4.30%) F5
10 3 (3.23%) FalconStor
10 3 (3.23%) IBM
10 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.08%) Juniper
11 1 (1.08%) CA
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