The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Technician
Rank 626 649 596
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 7 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.009% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 7
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +12.50%
Data Centre Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Centre Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Centre Technician Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Centre Technician
Salary Trend in London

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

Data Centre Technician Salary Trend in London

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 19 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) Sun
4 12 (63.16%) HP
4 12 (63.16%) Dell
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (63.16%) A+ Certification
4 12 (63.16%) FreeBSD
4 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
4 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
4 12 (63.16%) Law
4 12 (63.16%) Network+ Certification
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Legal
5 2 (10.53%) TOWER Software
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.26%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.26%) IIS

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 12 (63.16%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) FreeBSD
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Debian
4 1 (5.26%) Fedora
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (63.16%) A+ Certification
1 12 (63.16%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Plesk
1 1 (5.26%) cPanel
1 1 (5.26%) Webmin
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Sun
3 12 (63.16%) HP
3 12 (63.16%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) TOWER Software