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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 859 779 814
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 29 74 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.074% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.079% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 23 65 66
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £29,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+81.03% -27.50%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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 -12 14 £35,000 -22.22% 3
East of England -12 5 £52,500 +53.28%
West Midlands -9 4 £38,500 +18.46% 2
South East -36 2 £25,000 -13.79% 2
North West -19 1 £20,000 -21.56%
East Midlands -28 1 £52,500 +19.31%
Yorkshire -51 1 - -
Data Centre Engineer
UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 31 (45.59%) HP
2 25 (36.76%) SAN
3 24 (35.29%) Windows
4 17 (25.00%) Firewall
5 16 (23.53%) Linux
6 15 (22.06%) VMware
7 14 (20.59%) Cisco
8 13 (19.12%) Finance
8 13 (19.12%) NAS
9 12 (17.65%) ITIL
9 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
10 11 (16.18%) CCNA
10 11 (16.18%) C
10 11 (16.18%) 3PAR
11 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (13.24%) CCNP
12 9 (13.24%) MPLS
12 9 (13.24%) CheckPoint
13 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
13 7 (10.29%) LAN
13 7 (10.29%) WAN
13 7 (10.29%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
14 6 (8.82%) IBM
14 6 (8.82%) OSPF
15 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
15 5 (7.35%) EMC

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.76%) SAN
2 17 (25.00%) Firewall
3 13 (19.12%) NAS
4 9 (13.24%) MPLS
5 7 (10.29%) LAN
5 7 (10.29%) WAN
6 6 (8.82%) OSPF
7 4 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.41%) Modbus
8 3 (4.41%) IPv6
9 2 (2.94%) Internet
9 2 (2.94%) VoIP
9 2 (2.94%) BGP
9 2 (2.94%) Wireless
9 2 (2.94%) Multicast
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.47%) VLAN
10 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) German Language
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Firmware
2 2 (2.94%) LIMS
2 2 (2.94%) PACS
3 1 (1.47%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Linux
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.41%) AIX
5 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) Android
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) ITIL
1 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 7 (10.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (5.88%) Change Control
4 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.41%) Project Management
5 3 (4.41%) Service Management
5 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.41%) Network Management
6 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.94%) Migration
6 2 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.94%) Change Management
6 2 (2.94%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) C
2 3 (4.41%) Perl
2 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
4 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.18%) CCNA
3 9 (13.24%) CCNP
4 5 (7.35%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) MCP
5 3 (4.41%) RHCT
6 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.94%) MCSE
7 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) XenApp
3 2 (2.94%) XenServer
3 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.47%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) SCOM
2 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
2 4 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.88%) SCCM
3 3 (4.41%) Nagios
3 3 (4.41%) Zenoss
3 3 (4.41%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.47%) WSUS
5 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) HP
2 15 (22.06%) VMware
3 14 (20.59%) Cisco
4 11 (16.18%) 3PAR
5 9 (13.24%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.82%) IBM
8 5 (7.35%) EMC
9 4 (5.88%) NetApp
10 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.94%) Citrix
11 2 (2.94%) Juniper
11 2 (2.94%) Compaq
11 2 (2.94%) Dell
11 2 (2.94%) Symantec
11 2 (2.94%) F5
12 1 (1.47%) Brocade
12 1 (1.47%) McAfee
12 1 (1.47%) Reuters
12 1 (1.47%) Sun
Woking
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
MI5
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Mi5
Salary: From £27,980 to £37,041 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago