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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Technician
Rank 834 883 832
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 41 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.007% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.007% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 40 7 26
Average salary £26,500 £22,500 £24,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,750 £22,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +12.50%
Data Centre Technician
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
97370 101347 93701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.19% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81930 82728 78452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Data Centre Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Centre Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Centre Technician
Salary Trend in England

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

Data Centre Technician Salary Trend in England

Data Centre Technician
Salary Histogram in England

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

Data Centre Technician Salary Histogram in England

Data Centre Technician
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 Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
South East - 24 £26,500 -
London +6 7 £25,000 +25.00%
West Midlands -11 7 £28,000 +24.44%
East of England - 3 £23,000 -
Data Centre Technician
UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 68 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 28 (41.18%) Windows
3 26 (38.24%) Linux
4 22 (32.35%) ITIL
5 20 (29.41%) SLA
5 20 (29.41%) Cisco
6 19 (27.94%) HP
6 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (20.59%) Asset Management
8 13 (19.12%) IBM
9 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.18%) Logistics
10 11 (16.18%) Change Control
11 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
11 10 (14.71%) UNIX
11 10 (14.71%) CCNA
12 9 (13.24%) FreeBSD
12 9 (13.24%) Dell
12 9 (13.24%) A+ Certification
12 9 (13.24%) Sun
12 9 (13.24%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (13.24%) Network+ Certification
12 9 (13.24%) Law
13 8 (11.76%) Legal
13 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
13 8 (11.76%) Backup Exec
13 8 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
13 8 (11.76%) Mainframe

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) IIS
1 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.24%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (10.29%) Firewall
3 7 (10.29%) VPN
4 5 (7.35%) IPv4
4 5 (7.35%) IPv6
4 5 (7.35%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.47%) SSH
6 1 (1.47%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (13.24%) Law
2 8 (11.76%) Legal
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 68 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Linux
3 10 (14.71%) UNIX
4 9 (13.24%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Debian
5 1 (1.47%) Fedora
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) ITIL
2 14 (20.59%) Asset Management
3 11 (16.18%) Logistics
3 11 (16.18%) Change Control
4 8 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.29%) Service Management
5 7 (10.29%) Data Centre Operations
6 6 (8.82%) Server Building
7 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.47%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.47%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.47%) Project Management
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.71%) CCNA
3 9 (13.24%) A+ Certification
3 9 (13.24%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.47%) Plesk
2 1 (1.47%) cPanel
2 1 (1.47%) Webmin
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Cisco
2 19 (27.94%) HP
3 13 (19.12%) IBM
4 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.24%) Sun
5 9 (13.24%) Dell
6 6 (8.82%) VMware
7 3 (4.41%) F5
7 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat