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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Technician
Rank 843 842 854
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 19 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.024% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 15
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £25,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
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
97560 95205 102446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.71% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81838 78046 88983
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 29 December 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
Yorkshire - 7 £27,500 -
London -1 5 £20,000 -37.00%
South East -11 5 £29,500 +18.00% 2
West Midlands - 2 £29,000 -
Data Centre Technician
UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) VMware
5 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (37.50%) MCSE
6 9 (37.50%) MCSA
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (37.50%) CCNA
7 8 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) Law
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (25.00%) HP
8 6 (25.00%) Dell
8 6 (25.00%) Citrix
8 6 (25.00%) A+ Certification
8 6 (25.00%) Sun
8 6 (25.00%) FreeBSD
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) vSphere
8 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) POP3
3 3 (12.50%) SMTP
3 3 (12.50%) IMAP
3 3 (12.50%) SSH
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 6 (25.00%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) FreeBSD
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Change Management
1 3 (12.50%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (37.50%) MCSE
2 9 (37.50%) MCSA
2 9 (37.50%) CCNA
3 6 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 6 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 13 (54.17%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) Sun
4 6 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) Dell
4 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) TOWER Software
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
Slough, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + +15% shift & 5% on call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago