The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Technician
Rank 444 454 442
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 4 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.048% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.049% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Average salary £22,500 £28,750 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +22.34%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £29,250 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +36.04%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Data Centre Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Data Centre Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Centre Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Data Centre Technician Salary Trend in the South East

Data Centre Technician
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Berkshire -15 4 £22,500 -21.73%
Data Centre Technician
England

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 23 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Cognos Impromptu
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) IPv4
5 5 (21.74%) IPv6
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) cPanel
6 4 (17.39%) MySQL
6 4 (17.39%) Supermicro
6 4 (17.39%) Plesk
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) Dell
6 4 (17.39%) FTP
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
9 1 (4.35%) Ticket Management
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.35%) SAS 70
9 1 (4.35%) vSphere
9 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (4.35%) Change Control

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) IPv4
1 5 (21.74%) IPv6
1 5 (21.74%) VPN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) FTP
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Cognos Impromptu
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Debian
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
1 1 (4.35%) Change Control
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL
1 1 (4.35%) Logistics
1 1 (4.35%) Security Patching
1 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (4.35%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SAS 70
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) cPanel
1 4 (17.39%) Plesk
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (4.35%) WMI
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Dell
2 4 (17.39%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Supermicro
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro