The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Data Centre Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Engineer
UK
Rank 766 842 843
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 96 110 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 69 92 91
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-30.55% -10.00%

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Data Centre Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 within the UK.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 95 £30,000 -20.00% 15
London +87 51 £54,500 +14.73% 4
South East +62 24 £27,000 -28.00% 4
Berkshire +48 14 £25,750 -60.38% 2
City of London +28 8 £23,750 -40.62% 1
Reading +42 7 £57,500 -11.53% 1
North West -20 7 £30,000 -40.00% 4
West Midlands +21 6 £30,000 -33.33%
Birmingham +19 6 £30,000 -
East of England +10 6 £25,000 -23.07%
Hertfordshire +4 6 £25,000 -13.04%
Hemel Hempstead +3 6 £25,000 +8.69%
Manchester -14 6 £28,000 -13.84% 2
Slough +31 5 £25,000 - 1
Surrey +42 4 £52,500 +43.83%
Hampshire +19 4 £23,000 -44.24% 1
Portsmouth - 4 £23,000 -
Maidenhead +7 2 £21,500 -4.44%
Milton Keynes - 2 £38,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £38,750 - 1
Redhill +9 1 £28,000 -23.28%
East Midlands +8 1 £25,000 +6.38% 2
Nottingham +1 1 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £29,000 -

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Data Centre Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 237 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 87 (36.71%) Cisco
3 76 (32.07%) Windows
4 54 (22.78%) Linux
5 53 (22.36%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (19.41%) Firewall
7 44 (18.57%) VMware
8 43 (18.14%) CCNA
9 39 (16.46%) SLA
9 39 (16.46%) Windows Server
10 37 (15.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (15.19%) ITIL
12 35 (14.77%) CCNP
13 32 (13.50%) Finance
14 31 (13.08%) Unix
15 30 (12.66%) Dell
15 30 (12.66%) SaaS
16 29 (12.24%) Microsoft
16 29 (12.24%) Wireless
17 28 (11.81%) CheckPoint
17 28 (11.81%) CCIE
17 28 (11.81%) Network Security
18 27 (11.39%) SCCM
18 27 (11.39%) Cisco IOS
18 27 (11.39%) Active Directory
19 26 (10.97%) HP
19 26 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (10.97%) Network Monitoring
20 25 (10.55%) Network Architecture
20 25 (10.55%) Network Design

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.11%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.69%) IIS
5 2 (0.84%) Apache
5 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.42%) nginx
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (9.70%) MS Office
2 11 (4.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (6.33%) assyst
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.66%) SaaS
2 11 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.53%) Office 365
4 5 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (19.41%) Firewall
2 37 (15.61%) Cisco Nexus
3 29 (12.24%) Wireless
4 28 (11.81%) Network Security
5 27 (11.39%) Cisco IOS
6 22 (9.28%) VPN
7 21 (8.86%) WAN
8 20 (8.44%) LAN
9 15 (6.33%) IPv4
9 15 (6.33%) IPv6
10 12 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (5.06%) Structured Cabling
11 11 (4.64%) BGP
12 10 (4.22%) SAN
13 9 (3.80%) OSPF
14 7 (2.95%) TCP/IP
15 6 (2.53%) Internet
16 5 (2.11%) LDAP
16 5 (2.11%) Skype
17 4 (1.69%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.59%) Cognos Impromptu
2 5 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.69%) GIS
4 2 (0.84%) MySQL
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 32 (13.50%) Finance
2 22 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.86%) Retail
4 11 (4.64%) Banking
5 10 (4.22%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.80%) Publishing
7 4 (1.69%) Law
8 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.84%) Flash
1 2 (0.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 237 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.53%) Fintech
4 5 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.69%) EMC VNX
5 4 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.42%) CMDB
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (32.07%) Windows
2 54 (22.78%) Linux
3 39 (16.46%) Windows Server
4 31 (13.08%) Unix
5 22 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.22%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.95%) AIX
8 7 (2.95%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.53%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.84%) CentOS
12 1 (0.42%) Debian
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.19%) ITIL
2 26 (10.97%) Network Monitoring
3 25 (10.55%) Network Architecture
3 25 (10.55%) Network Design
3 25 (10.55%) Network Planning
4 24 (10.13%) Network Management
5 19 (8.02%) Capacity Planning
5 19 (8.02%) Change Management
6 18 (7.59%) Process Improvement
6 18 (7.59%) Service Management
7 16 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (6.75%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.22%) Asset Management
8 10 (4.22%) Data Centre Operations
9 7 (2.95%) Presales
10 6 (2.53%) Configuration Management
10 6 (2.53%) CRM
10 6 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (2.11%) DevOps
11 5 (2.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.33%) SQL
2 11 (4.64%) Python
3 7 (2.95%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.84%) C
5 2 (0.84%) VBScript
6 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.42%) PHP
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby
6 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (22.36%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (18.14%) CCNA
3 35 (14.77%) CCNP
4 28 (11.81%) CCIE
5 25 (10.55%) CCIP
5 25 (10.55%) CCSP
5 25 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (8.86%) Security Cleared
7 17 (7.17%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.64%) MCSE
9 10 (4.22%) MCSA
10 9 (3.80%) HND
11 8 (3.38%) CCA
11 8 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (3.38%) VCP5
12 7 (2.95%) Degree
13 6 (2.53%) MCITP
14 3 (1.27%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.27%) MCDST
14 3 (1.27%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (16.46%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.44%) vSphere
4 15 (6.33%) XenApp
5 11 (4.64%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.38%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.11%) Docker
8 4 (1.69%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.84%) Firmware
9 2 (0.84%) XenServer
10 1 (0.42%) KVM
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.42%) Varnish
10 1 (0.42%) vCloud
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (11.39%) SCCM
2 20 (8.44%) SCOM
3 15 (6.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.27%) cPanel
4 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.27%) Nagios
4 3 (1.27%) Plesk
5 2 (0.84%) Simpana
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.42%) Foglight
6 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 87 (36.71%) Cisco
2 44 (18.57%) VMware
3 30 (12.66%) Dell
4 29 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 28 (11.81%) CheckPoint
6 26 (10.97%) HP
7 19 (8.02%) NetApp
8 17 (7.17%) Citrix
8 17 (7.17%) EMC
9 12 (5.06%) IBM
10 10 (4.22%) Juniper
10 10 (4.22%) Oracle
10 10 (4.22%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.38%) Sun
12 7 (2.95%) Remedy
13 6 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (2.11%) SolidFire
15 4 (1.69%) Arista
15 4 (1.69%) Fortinet
16 2 (0.84%) Google
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Car, Oncall, Training, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Travel & Shift Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London
MI5
Salary: £33,398-£36,106
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Car, Oncall, Training, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance & training
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Cloudscope
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Cloudscope
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester Le Street, County Durham
ITPS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 DOE + Full Company Benefits + Perks
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £28000.0000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Shift Allowance of £2,000
Posted: 21 days ago
North West England
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago