The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Architect
Rank 868 879 894
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 26 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.001% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 7
Average salary £70,000 - £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 - £70,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Data Centre Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Top 8 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 27 August 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 -30 23 £70,000 -
London +1 15 £70,000 -
City of London +17 5 £100,000 -
West Midlands - 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 - -
Cambridge - 2 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £65,000 -
East of England - 2 £65,000 -

Data Centre Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) UNIX
4 10 (24.39%) Windows
4 10 (24.39%) Linux
4 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
4 10 (24.39%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Finance
5 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (19.51%) Migration
6 8 (19.51%) Symantec
6 8 (19.51%) EMC
6 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 8 (19.51%) SAN
7 7 (17.07%) Business Development
8 6 (14.63%) Degree
8 6 (14.63%) SRDF
8 6 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (14.63%) Replication
8 6 (14.63%) Flash
9 5 (12.20%) Firewall
9 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
10 4 (9.76%) Change Control
10 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
10 4 (9.76%) ITIL
11 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2

Data Centre Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) SAN
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) IPv6
4 2 (4.88%) VoIP
4 2 (4.88%) MPLS
4 2 (4.88%) OSPF
4 2 (4.88%) BGP
4 2 (4.88%) Multicast
4 2 (4.88%) WAAS
4 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.44%) NAS
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Replication
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.88%) GIS
5 1 (2.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) UNIX
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) HPUX
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Project Management
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 7 (17.07%) Business Development
4 6 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.76%) Change Control
5 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.32%) Time Management
6 3 (7.32%) Data Transformation
7 2 (4.88%) Product Marketing
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.88%) Product Management
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.44%) BCP
8 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
3 2 (4.88%) CCDP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) JNCIS
3 2 (4.88%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) SRDF
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) OpenView
1 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco
3 8 (19.51%) EMC
3 8 (19.51%) Citrix
3 8 (19.51%) Symantec
4 3 (7.32%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.88%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) Isilon
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) BT
6 1 (2.44%) Sybase
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat