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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 804 890 913
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 119 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.066% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.069% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 93 58 52
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,200 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-24.70% +21.42%

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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +68 112 £41,500 -2.35% 9
South East +39 40 £38,250 -10.00% 3
London +27 40 £57,500 +36.90%
Berkshire +33 23 £45,000 +2.85% 2
East of England +38 14 £25,000 -47.36% 2
Hertfordshire +32 13 £25,000 -47.36% 2
West Midlands +1 13 £32,000 -48.38% 3
Slough +17 12 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Surrey +14 10 £36,500 -10.97%
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £25,000 - 1
Birmingham - 10 - - 1
Reading +23 9 £57,500 +35.29%
Newport - 5 £34,000 -
South Wales - 5 £34,000 -
Wales - 5 £34,000 -
City of London +62 4 £48,750 -11.36%
Hampshire +11 3 £43,000 +36.50% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £37,500 - 1
Abingdon - 3 - -
East Midlands +12 2 £31,000 - 1
Staines +6 2 £26,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £32,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £31,000 - 1
Camberley - 2 £65,000 -
Enfield - 2 £22,500 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £67,500 -
Woking - 2 £30,000 -
Middlesex +7 1 £30,000 -42.85%

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 101 (44.10%) Cisco
3 94 (41.05%) Windows
4 78 (34.06%) VMware
5 74 (32.31%) Firewall
6 70 (30.57%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (27.95%) Linux
8 53 (23.14%) CCNA
9 49 (21.40%) CCNP
10 48 (20.96%) ITIL
11 40 (17.47%) Windows Server
12 39 (17.03%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (16.59%) Microsoft
14 37 (16.16%) CCIE
15 36 (15.72%) SAN
15 36 (15.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (14.85%) Data Centre Operations
16 34 (14.85%) CheckPoint
16 34 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 33 (14.41%) HP
18 30 (13.10%) Telecoms
19 29 (12.66%) Active Directory
19 29 (12.66%) VPN
20 27 (11.79%) Dell
21 26 (11.35%) IPv4
21 26 (11.35%) IPv6
21 26 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
22 25 (10.92%) Finance
23 24 (10.48%) Cognos Impromptu
24 23 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification

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 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.18%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.31%) Apache
4 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS Office
3 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.68%) assyst
2 6 (2.62%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.99%) SaaS
2 15 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.18%) IaaS
5 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.87%) Office 365
7 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (32.31%) Firewall
2 39 (17.03%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (15.72%) Cisco Nexus
3 36 (15.72%) SAN
4 29 (12.66%) VPN
5 26 (11.35%) IPv4
5 26 (11.35%) IPv6
6 19 (8.30%) Network Security
7 17 (7.42%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (7.42%) LAN
7 17 (7.42%) WAN
7 17 (7.42%) Wireless
8 16 (6.99%) Structured Cabling
8 16 (6.99%) TCP/IP
9 11 (4.80%) NAS
10 10 (4.37%) DNS
11 9 (3.93%) Internet
11 9 (3.93%) SNMP
12 7 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.48%) Cognos Impromptu
2 12 (5.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.31%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (2.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 30 (13.10%) Telecoms
2 25 (10.92%) Finance
3 15 (6.55%) Retail
4 5 (2.18%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.87%) Web Services
2 1 (0.44%) MCollective
2 1 (0.44%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 229 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.24%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (4.37%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.93%) EqualLogic
5 9 (3.93%) Internet of Things
6 7 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.18%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.75%) CMDB
10 3 (1.31%) Clustering
10 3 (1.31%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.31%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.31%) User Experience
11 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 94 (41.05%) Windows
2 64 (27.95%) Linux
3 40 (17.47%) Windows Server
4 26 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (8.73%) Unix
6 18 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.06%) CentOS
9 3 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.31%) Solaris
9 3 (1.31%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.31%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.31%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.31%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.44%) Debian
11 1 (0.44%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.96%) ITIL
2 34 (14.85%) Data Centre Operations
3 21 (9.17%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (8.73%) Service Management
5 19 (8.30%) Network Design
5 19 (8.30%) Network Management
6 18 (7.86%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (6.99%) Network Architecture
7 16 (6.99%) Network Planning
8 14 (6.11%) Service Delivery
9 13 (5.68%) Change Management
9 13 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (5.68%) High Availability
10 11 (4.80%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.93%) Migration
11 9 (3.93%) Risk Management
12 8 (3.49%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.49%) Information Security
13 7 (3.06%) ITIL V3
13 7 (3.06%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.37%) C
1 10 (4.37%) Python
2 9 (3.93%) Ruby
3 7 (3.06%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.06%) PHP
3 7 (3.06%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (30.57%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (23.14%) CCNA
3 49 (21.40%) CCNP
4 37 (16.16%) CCIE
5 23 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (9.61%) Degree
7 19 (8.30%) MCSE
8 16 (6.99%) CCIP
8 16 (6.99%) CCSP
9 14 (6.11%) MCSA
9 14 (6.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.18%) DBS Check
10 5 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.18%) MCITP
11 4 (1.75%) RHCE
12 3 (1.31%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.31%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.87%) Dell Certification
13 2 (0.87%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.87%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.86%) SLA
2 11 (4.80%) QA
3 5 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (12.66%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.99%) vSphere
4 14 (6.11%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (4.37%) XenServer
7 8 (3.49%) NFS
8 7 (3.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (3.06%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.06%) XenApp
9 5 (2.18%) Firmware
10 1 (0.44%) KVM
10 1 (0.44%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (9.61%) SCOM
2 17 (7.42%) SCCM
3 16 (6.99%) Puppet
4 13 (5.68%) Tivoli
5 8 (3.49%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.75%) Cacti
6 4 (1.75%) Nagios
6 4 (1.75%) Pingdom
7 3 (1.31%) cPanel
7 3 (1.31%) Plesk
8 2 (0.87%) Ansible
8 2 (0.87%) Graphite
8 2 (0.87%) WSUS
8 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.44%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.44%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 101 (44.10%) Cisco
2 78 (34.06%) VMware
3 38 (16.59%) Microsoft
4 34 (14.85%) CheckPoint
5 33 (14.41%) HP
6 27 (11.79%) Dell
7 16 (6.99%) Citrix
8 14 (6.11%) Juniper
8 14 (6.11%) SolarWinds
9 11 (4.80%) EMC
10 9 (3.93%) F5
10 9 (3.93%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.49%) Symantec
12 7 (3.06%) SaltStack
13 6 (2.62%) Remedy
13 6 (2.62%) SAP
14 5 (2.18%) Supermicro
14 5 (2.18%) Wall Street Systems
15 4 (1.75%) AppDynamics
15 4 (1.75%) Dell Compellent
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