The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Centre Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Centre Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Architect
Rank 877 871 883
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 27 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 7
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £50,250 £73,750
% change year-on-year
+24.37% -31.86%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Data Centre Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Centre Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect within the UK.

Data Centre Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Data Centre Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(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
England -16 24 £70,000 +33.33% 1
London -17 13 £80,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +12 11 £55,000 +9.45%
Birmingham - 11 £55,000 -
City of London - 5 £100,000 -

Data Centre Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (46.51%) Linux
3 19 (44.19%) UNIX
4 18 (41.86%) SAN
4 18 (41.86%) Migration
5 17 (39.53%) EMC
5 17 (39.53%) Windows
6 15 (34.88%) Flash
6 15 (34.88%) Replication
6 15 (34.88%) SRDF
6 15 (34.88%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (32.56%) Cisco
8 12 (27.91%) VMware
8 12 (27.91%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
10 8 (18.60%) Symantec
10 8 (18.60%) Project Management
11 7 (16.28%) Citrix
11 7 (16.28%) Finance
11 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (13.95%) Business Development
13 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (11.63%) Unisys
13 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
14 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
14 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
14 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (6.98%) Firewall

Data Centre Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (4.65%) Multicast
3 2 (4.65%) WAAS
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.65%) MPLS
3 2 (4.65%) OSPF
3 2 (4.65%) BGP
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) IPv6
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) SSH
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) Flash
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Replication
2 12 (27.91%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) GIS
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 19 (44.19%) UNIX
3 17 (39.53%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) HPUX
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Migration
2 15 (34.88%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (18.60%) Project Management
4 6 (13.95%) Business Development
4 6 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL
7 1 (2.33%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) CCNP
1 2 (4.65%) CCDP
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.65%) JNCIS
1 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) SRDF
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) EMC
3 14 (32.56%) Cisco
4 12 (27.91%) VMware
5 8 (18.60%) Symantec
6 7 (16.28%) Citrix
7 5 (11.63%) Unisys
8 3 (6.98%) Juniper
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle
9 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.65%) F5
10 1 (2.33%) BT
10 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.33%) Isilon
10 1 (2.33%) HP
10 1 (2.33%) Dell
10 1 (2.33%) Sybase
10 1 (2.33%) IBM
10 1 (2.33%) Hitachi