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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 833 868 812
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 58 28 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.024% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.026% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 64
Average salary £36,750 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.63% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £52,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-29.04% +81.03%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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 58 £36,750 -22.63% 12
South East +35 31 £37,500 +50.00% 2
London +20 20 £33,755 -3.55% 2
Berkshire +30 17 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Surrey - 10 £55,000 - 1
Slough - 10 £35,000 -
Reading - 5 £37,000 -
Reigate - 5 £55,000 - 1
Woking - 4 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £26,500 -
City of London +28 3 £37,500 -22.68%
East of England +8 3 £35,000 -33.33% 3
South West - 3 £38,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £29,750 -
Maidenhead - 2 £25,500 - 1
East Midlands +12 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Manchester +9 1 £55,000 +175.00% 1
North West -2 1 £55,000 +175.00% 1
West Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £38,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £21,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £37,500 -
Devon - 1 £22,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £43,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £21,000 -
Newbury - 1 £38,000 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
Crawley - 1 £32,500 -
Croydon - 1 £42,500 -

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 45 (44.55%) ITIL
3 33 (32.67%) Windows
4 31 (30.69%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (23.76%) Cisco
6 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
7 20 (19.80%) SLA
8 19 (18.81%) HP
8 19 (18.81%) VMware
9 18 (17.82%) CCNA
10 17 (16.83%) Change Control
11 16 (15.84%) Dell
11 16 (15.84%) Linux
12 15 (14.85%) SAN
12 15 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (13.86%) CCNP
13 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
14 13 (12.87%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (11.88%) Infrastructure Management
15 12 (11.88%) Hyper-V
15 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (11.88%) Finance
16 11 (10.89%) Service Delivery
16 11 (10.89%) Asset Management
16 11 (10.89%) DHCP
16 11 (10.89%) DNS
17 10 (9.90%) Logistics
17 10 (9.90%) Data Centre Operations
18 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Office
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
3 1 (0.99%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) SAN
2 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (10.89%) DNS
4 11 (10.89%) DHCP
5 9 (8.91%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (6.93%) WAN
6 7 (6.93%) VPN
7 6 (5.94%) Ethernet
7 6 (5.94%) IPv4
7 6 (5.94%) IPv6
7 6 (5.94%) Firewall
8 5 (4.95%) VPLS
8 5 (4.95%) MPLS
8 5 (4.95%) OSPF
8 5 (4.95%) BGP
8 5 (4.95%) LAN
9 4 (3.96%) VoIP
9 4 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (1.98%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Electronics
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.94%) FlexPod
2 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) DTV
3 2 (1.98%) IVR
4 1 (0.99%) e-Health
4 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.67%) Windows
2 16 (15.84%) Linux
3 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.94%) UNIX
6 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.98%) CentOS
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.99%) Debian
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.55%) ITIL
2 17 (16.83%) Change Control
3 12 (11.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (10.89%) Service Delivery
4 11 (10.89%) Asset Management
5 10 (9.90%) Logistics
5 10 (9.90%) Data Centre Operations
6 9 (8.91%) Performance Testing
7 7 (6.93%) Capacity Management
8 6 (5.94%) Server Building
8 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.95%) Network Design
9 5 (4.95%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.95%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.95%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.95%) Service Management
10 4 (3.96%) Change Management
11 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.97%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) C
2 2 (1.98%) Python
3 1 (0.99%) Ruby
3 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.99%) Perl
3 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (30.69%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (17.82%) CCNA
3 14 (13.86%) CCNP
4 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (8.91%) A+ Certification
6 6 (5.94%) MCSE
6 6 (5.94%) MCITP
7 5 (4.95%) Degree
7 5 (4.95%) HP ASE
7 5 (4.95%) SAP Certification
7 5 (4.95%) Dell Certification
8 4 (3.96%) Server+ Certification
8 4 (3.96%) CCDP
9 2 (1.98%) MCDST
9 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.99%) ISEB
10 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.99%) NCDA
10 1 (0.99%) NCIE
10 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.80%) SLA
2 6 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.94%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.99%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.88%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.93%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.93%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.95%) Firmware
4 5 (4.95%) vSphere
5 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.97%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.99%) XenApp
6 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) SCCM
2 5 (4.95%) SCOM
3 3 (2.97%) Puppet
4 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.99%) WMI
5 1 (0.99%) WSUS
5 1 (0.99%) Nagios
5 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Cisco
2 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.81%) HP
3 19 (18.81%) VMware
4 16 (15.84%) Dell
5 7 (6.93%) SAP
5 7 (6.93%) Citrix
6 6 (5.94%) NetApp
7 5 (4.95%) Riverbed
8 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.96%) Remedy
9 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.98%) F5
10 2 (1.98%) Dialogic
10 2 (1.98%) Symantec
10 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.98%) Sun
10 2 (1.98%) Avaya
10 2 (1.98%) Juniper
10 2 (1.98%) Genesys
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000 + Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £55,000 basic + £12% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 4k on call
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £24,000 - £28,000 Depending on Experience + Full Benefits (See below)
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago