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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 718 836 897
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 147 133 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 104 122 70
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -5.00%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 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 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +90 144 £35,000 -7.89% 15
London +95 60 £38,000 -23.23% 5
South East +47 37 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Berkshire +38 24 £57,500 +51.31% 2
Reading +33 20 £57,500 +51.31% 2
West Midlands -12 11 £33,500 +3.07% 1
East of England +15 10 £42,500 +65.04%
Manchester -8 10 £42,500 +29.77% 4
North West -11 10 £42,500 +29.77% 4
South West +8 9 £27,750 -26.97% 2
Birmingham - 9 £70,000 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £23,000 -
City of London +35 6 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Portsmouth - 6 £23,000 -
Wiltshire +13 5 £28,000 -26.31%
North East - 5 £24,500 -
Swindon +10 4 £27,750 -26.97%
Surrey +8 4 £39,500 -28.18%
Hemel Hempstead 0 4 £25,000 +8.69%
Hertfordshire -1 4 £25,000 -2.91%
Suffolk -6 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £60,000 -
Durham - 4 £24,750 -
Slough +21 3 £27,500 +19.56%
Billingham - 3 £25,000 -
East Midlands +15 2 £40,000 +70.21%
Woking +9 2 £39,500 -12.22%
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £40,000 +70.21%
Nottingham 0 2 £40,000 +70.21%
St Ives - 2 - -

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 252 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 92 (36.51%) Cisco
3 81 (32.14%) Windows
4 58 (23.02%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (21.43%) CCNA
6 53 (21.03%) Firewall
7 50 (19.84%) Linux
8 49 (19.44%) ITIL
9 48 (19.05%) VMware
10 46 (18.25%) Microsoft
11 43 (17.06%) Windows Server
12 41 (16.27%) SLA
13 40 (15.87%) Active Directory
14 35 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
14 35 (13.89%) HP
14 35 (13.89%) CCNP
15 34 (13.49%) Finance
15 34 (13.49%) Security Cleared
16 32 (12.70%) SCCM
16 32 (12.70%) Dell
17 31 (12.30%) Unix
17 31 (12.30%) WAN
17 31 (12.30%) Cisco Nexus
18 29 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (11.51%) SC Cleared
18 29 (11.51%) Retail
18 29 (11.51%) CCIE
18 29 (11.51%) Telecoms
19 28 (11.11%) CheckPoint
19 28 (11.11%) LAN

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 8 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (2.38%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.98%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.19%) IIS
5 2 (0.79%) Apache
5 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (9.13%) MS Office
2 17 (6.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (7.54%) assyst
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.11%) SaaS
2 20 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.38%) Office 365
7 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.40%) IaaS
8 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (21.03%) Firewall
2 31 (12.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 31 (12.30%) WAN
3 28 (11.11%) LAN
4 27 (10.71%) Wireless
5 26 (10.32%) Network Security
6 25 (9.92%) Cisco IOS
6 25 (9.92%) VPN
7 19 (7.54%) IPv4
7 19 (7.54%) IPv6
7 19 (7.54%) Structured Cabling
8 16 (6.35%) Internet
9 12 (4.76%) BGP
9 12 (4.76%) SAN
10 10 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.78%) DNS
11 7 (2.78%) OSPF
11 7 (2.78%) TCP/IP
12 6 (2.38%) Skype
12 6 (2.38%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.56%) Cognos Impromptu
2 7 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (2.38%) GIS
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 34 (13.49%) Finance
2 29 (11.51%) Retail
2 29 (11.51%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.56%) Publishing
4 7 (2.78%) Banking
5 6 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.19%) Web Services
2 2 (0.79%) Flash
3 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 252 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.97%) EMC VNX
4 9 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.38%) Internet of Things
6 5 (1.98%) Fintech
7 3 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.79%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.40%) AS400
9 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (32.14%) Windows
2 50 (19.84%) Linux
3 43 (17.06%) Windows Server
4 31 (12.30%) Unix
5 27 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.37%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.17%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.78%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.38%) AIX
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.44%) ITIL
2 35 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
3 26 (10.32%) Change Management
4 24 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 23 (9.13%) Network Architecture
5 23 (9.13%) Network Design
5 23 (9.13%) Network Planning
6 22 (8.73%) Process Improvement
7 21 (8.33%) Network Management
7 21 (8.33%) Service Management
8 20 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (7.94%) Service Delivery
9 12 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.37%) High Availability
10 11 (4.37%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.57%) Asset Management
11 9 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
11 9 (3.57%) E-Commerce
12 7 (2.78%) Presales
13 6 (2.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.92%) SQL
2 10 (3.97%) Python
3 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.19%) C
6 2 (0.79%) VBScript
7 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (23.02%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (21.43%) CCNA
3 35 (13.89%) CCNP
4 34 (13.49%) Security Cleared
5 29 (11.51%) CCIE
5 29 (11.51%) SC Cleared
6 23 (9.13%) CCIP
6 23 (9.13%) CCSP
7 18 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.17%) Degree
8 8 (3.17%) MCSE
9 6 (2.38%) MCITP
9 6 (2.38%) MCSA
10 5 (1.98%) CCA
10 5 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.98%) VCP5
11 3 (1.19%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.19%) HND
11 3 (1.19%) MCDST
12 2 (0.79%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.27%) SLA
2 4 (1.59%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) ISO22301
System Software
1 40 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 29 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (9.13%) vSphere
4 14 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.76%) XenApp
6 9 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.98%) Docker
7 5 (1.98%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.19%) Firmware
9 2 (0.79%) XenServer
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (12.70%) SCCM
2 26 (10.32%) SCOM
3 19 (7.54%) Tivoli
4 11 (4.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (2.78%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.79%) Foglight
6 2 (0.79%) Simpana
6 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.40%) MIIS
7 1 (0.40%) SCSM
7 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (36.51%) Cisco
2 48 (19.05%) VMware
3 46 (18.25%) Microsoft
4 35 (13.89%) HP
5 32 (12.70%) Dell
6 28 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 20 (7.94%) EMC
8 16 (6.35%) NetApp
9 14 (5.56%) Juniper
10 13 (5.16%) Citrix
11 10 (3.97%) IBM
11 10 (3.97%) Oracle
12 8 (3.17%) F5
12 8 (3.17%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.17%) Sun
13 7 (2.78%) Remedy
14 5 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.98%) SolidFire
15 4 (1.59%) ProCurve
15 4 (1.59%) Riverbed
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