The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Specialist
Rank 904 908 891
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 7 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.012% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 2
Average salary £55,000 £71,250 £150,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.80% -52.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £28,250 £150,000
% change year-on-year
+94.69% -81.16%
Data Centre Specialist
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Data Centre Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Centre Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Data Centre Specialist Salary Trend in England

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Data Centre Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Data Centre Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
South East -1 7 £55,000 +107.54%
Data Centre Specialist
UK

Data Centre Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 14 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (85.71%) EMC
3 10 (71.43%) HP
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
5 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (50.00%) NAS
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle
6 7 (50.00%) SAN
7 6 (42.86%) NetApp
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (42.86%) ITIL
7 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 5 (35.71%) LAN
8 5 (35.71%) WAN
8 5 (35.71%) Linux
8 5 (35.71%) MCSE
8 5 (35.71%) MCSA
8 5 (35.71%) Service Management
8 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (35.71%) ITSM
8 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
8 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
8 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (35.71%) Degree
8 5 (35.71%) vSphere
8 5 (35.71%) High Availability
8 5 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012

Data Centre Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) NAS
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) FabricPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) ITSM
2 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) MCSA
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) EMC
2 10 (71.43%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) IBM