The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Centre Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Centre Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 252 246 234
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.056% 0.11% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.11% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £26,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,350 £23,925
10% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £25,000 £29,325
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £36,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +22.03%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Data Centre Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Data Centre Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 4 £24,500 -2.00%
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Data Centre Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) RHCT
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Cronacle
5 1 (14.29%) Xen
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Blog
5 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Data Centre Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) RHCT
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Cronacle
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) Plesk
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco