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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Technician
Rank 831 881 823
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 40 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.008% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.009% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 39 6 29
Average salary £26,250 £24,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,750 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+2.91% +28.75%
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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
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 £26,750 £26,500
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 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 29 July 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 29 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
South East - 24 £26,500 - 2
London +25 5 £25,000 +6.38% 1
West Midlands -9 4 £28,000 +24.44% 1
South West - 4 £24,500 -
East of England +1 3 £23,000 -
Data Centre Technician
UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 69 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 33 (47.83%) Windows
3 29 (42.03%) Linux
4 19 (27.54%) SLA
4 19 (27.54%) Cisco
4 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (24.64%) HP
5 17 (24.64%) ITIL
6 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
7 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 12 (17.39%) IBM
7 12 (17.39%) Asset Management
8 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
8 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
9 10 (14.49%) Sun
9 10 (14.49%) UNIX
9 10 (14.49%) FreeBSD
9 10 (14.49%) Dell
9 10 (14.49%) A+ Certification
9 10 (14.49%) Law
9 10 (14.49%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (14.49%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (13.04%) Change Control
10 9 (13.04%) Logistics
10 9 (13.04%) VMware
10 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
10 9 (13.04%) CCNA
11 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
11 8 (11.59%) Mainframe
11 8 (11.59%) Cognos Impromptu

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.49%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (7.25%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 5 (7.25%) VPN
4 4 (5.80%) IPv4
4 4 (5.80%) IPv6
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.49%) Law
3 8 (11.59%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 69 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) FreeBSD
3 10 (14.49%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Debian
5 1 (1.45%) Fedora
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Asset Management
3 9 (13.04%) Logistics
3 9 (13.04%) Change Control
4 8 (11.59%) Server Building
4 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.14%) Service Management
5 7 (10.14%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.45%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.45%) Project Management
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) A+ Certification
2 10 (14.49%) Network+ Certification
3 9 (13.04%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.45%) Plesk
2 1 (1.45%) cPanel
2 1 (1.45%) Webmin
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Cisco
2 17 (24.64%) HP
3 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.39%) IBM
5 10 (14.49%) Sun
5 10 (14.49%) Dell
6 9 (13.04%) VMware
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix
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