The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 126 147 139
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.59%
Data Centre Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1797 2338 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.88% 95.31% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1602 1697
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Data Centre Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) CCIE
2 13 (76.47%) CCNP
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
3 11 (64.71%) Network Design
4 8 (47.06%) Network Planning
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (47.06%) Network Security
4 8 (47.06%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) CCIP
4 8 (47.06%) CCNA
4 8 (47.06%) CCSP
4 8 (47.06%) C
4 8 (47.06%) SaaS
4 8 (47.06%) Network Architecture
4 8 (47.06%) Network Management
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (47.06%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) iSCSI
6 5 (29.41%) Wall Street Systems
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Juniper
6 5 (29.41%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (29.41%) OpenStack

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) AutoCAD
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Nexus
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (47.06%) Network Security
2 8 (47.06%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (29.41%) iSCSI
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Network Design
2 8 (47.06%) Network Architecture
2 8 (47.06%) Network Management
2 8 (47.06%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (47.06%) Network Planning
3 3 (17.65%) CAD
3 3 (17.65%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CCIE
1 13 (76.47%) CCNP
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCIP
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
2 8 (47.06%) CCSP
3 3 (17.65%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
1 5 (29.41%) XenServer
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) Wall Street Systems
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft