The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 849 906 806
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -100
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 43 40 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.034% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.036% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 80
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £52,500 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+14.08% -1.38%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 27 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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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 +51 42 £40,000 +14.28% 12
London +41 20 £32,511 +0.03% 9
South East +19 15 £41,000 +17.14%
City of London +52 9 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Surrey +24 7 £41,000 -13.68%
East of England +17 5 £40,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Staines - 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £40,000 -
Berkshire -3 4 £50,000 +122.22%
Hampshire -1 2 £31,500 -10.00%
Reading - 2 £42,500 -
Redhill - 2 £41,000 -
Southampton - 2 £31,500 -
Greenwich - 2 £50,000 -
Derbyshire +10 1 - -
East Midlands +8 1 - -
Derby +7 1 - -
Slough -1 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £20,000 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 - 1
Crawley - 1 £41,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £41,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £20,000 -
South West - 1 £40,000 - 2

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 110 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 53 (48.18%) Windows
3 46 (41.82%) ITIL
3 46 (41.82%) Microsoft
4 42 (38.18%) Cisco
5 38 (34.55%) SAN
6 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
7 31 (28.18%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (27.27%) VMware
9 24 (21.82%) CCNP
10 23 (20.91%) HP
10 23 (20.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (16.36%) SLA
12 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
13 17 (15.45%) Firewall
14 16 (14.55%) Hyper-V
15 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (13.64%) SQL
15 15 (13.64%) Dell
16 14 (12.73%) vSphere
16 14 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (12.73%) Structured Cabling
17 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (11.82%) CCNA
17 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
17 13 (11.82%) DNS
17 13 (11.82%) Finance
18 12 (10.91%) DHCP

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.64%) Lync
2 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) S-PLUS
3 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) AWD
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (34.55%) SAN
2 23 (20.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (15.45%) Firewall
4 14 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (12.73%) Structured Cabling
5 13 (11.82%) DNS
6 12 (10.91%) DHCP
7 10 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 10 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (7.27%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.64%) LAN
9 4 (3.64%) Internet
10 3 (2.73%) FCoE
11 2 (1.82%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (1.82%) Wireless
11 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.82%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.82%) WAN
11 2 (1.82%) SNMP
11 2 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
2 1 (0.91%) MySQL
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.64%) Back Office
4 3 (2.73%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) French Language
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 110 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.09%) Replication
3 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.36%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.73%) iSeries
5 3 (2.73%) e-Health
5 3 (2.73%) AS400
6 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) DTV
7 1 (0.91%) Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (48.18%) Windows
2 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.09%) Linux
5 5 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.82%) UNIX
7 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.82%) ITIL
2 11 (10.00%) Migration
3 10 (9.09%) Project Management
3 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.36%) Performance Testing
5 7 (6.36%) Change Control
6 6 (5.45%) Network Design
6 6 (5.45%) Server Building
7 5 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.64%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (3.64%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (3.64%) Service Management
8 4 (3.64%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.64%) Security Hardening
9 3 (2.73%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.73%) Coaching
9 3 (2.73%) Server Hardening
9 3 (2.73%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.64%) SQL
2 11 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (21.82%) CCNP
3 13 (11.82%) CCNA
3 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.36%) A+ Certification
4 7 (6.36%) Degree
4 7 (6.36%) HP ASE
5 6 (5.45%) MCSE
6 5 (4.55%) MCSA
6 5 (4.55%) SAP Certification
6 5 (4.55%) Dell Certification
7 4 (3.64%) CCDP
8 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.73%) MCP
9 2 (1.82%) MCITP
9 2 (1.82%) Server+ Certification
9 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.36%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.45%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.91%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 14 (12.73%) vSphere
5 6 (5.45%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.55%) Firmware
7 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.73%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) SCCM
1 10 (9.09%) SCOM
2 5 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (4.55%) HP SIM
3 4 (3.64%) Nagios
3 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 42 (38.18%) Cisco
3 30 (27.27%) VMware
4 23 (20.91%) HP
5 15 (13.64%) Dell
6 12 (10.91%) NetApp
7 7 (6.36%) Citrix
7 7 (6.36%) CommVault
7 7 (6.36%) Oracle
7 7 (6.36%) FalconStor
7 7 (6.36%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.45%) SAP
8 6 (5.45%) IBM
9 4 (3.64%) Sun
9 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.64%) Remedy
10 3 (2.73%) Symantec
10 3 (2.73%) CA
11 2 (1.82%) Juniper
11 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
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