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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 805 818 827
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 61 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.055% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.058% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 45 46 57
Average salary £42,500 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £23,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 61 £42,500 +36.00% 15
London -3 28 £50,000 +81.81% 5
South East -21 15 £34,500 +26.60% 2
East of England 0 9 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Berkshire -2 9 £40,000 +33.33%
City of London - 9 £45,000 -
Slough - 7 £40,000 -
Hampshire -28 5 £30,500 +29.78% 2
Southampton - 5 £30,500 - 1
Bedford +17 4 £42,500 +30.76%
Bedfordshire +14 4 £42,500 +30.76%
South West - 4 £22,500 - 1
West Midlands -7 3 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Birmingham -10 3 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Bristol - 3 £22,500 -
Essex - 3 £30,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,000 -
Northampton - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Surrey -16 1 £42,500 -2.29%
Hertfordshire - 1 £34,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £43,000 -

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (36.00%) Windows
2 34 (34.00%) Cisco
3 29 (29.00%) SAN
4 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 23 (23.00%) ITIL
7 23 (23.00%) VMware
8 22 (22.00%) CCNP
8 22 (22.00%) HP
9 21 (21.00%) Finance
10 20 (20.00%) Project Management
10 20 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (16.00%) Linux
12 14 (14.00%) MS Excel
12 14 (14.00%) Migration
12 14 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (12.00%) Dell
15 11 (11.00%) Structured Cabling
16 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
16 10 (10.00%) MS Office
17 9 (9.00%) SQL
17 9 (9.00%) Firewall
17 9 (9.00%) SCOM
17 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Management
18 8 (8.00%) Business Continuity
18 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
18 8 (8.00%) NetApp

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (4.00%) Lync
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.00%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) AWD
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.00%) SAN
2 20 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (11.00%) Structured Cabling
5 9 (9.00%) Firewall
6 6 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (5.00%) LAN
8 3 (3.00%) MPLS
8 3 (3.00%) OSPF
8 3 (3.00%) WAN
8 3 (3.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.00%) DNS
9 2 (2.00%) FCoE
9 2 (2.00%) DHCP
9 2 (2.00%) Internet
10 1 (1.00%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.00%) BGP
10 1 (1.00%) Network Security
10 1 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) French Language
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Replication
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Derivative
2 4 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.00%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.00%) iSeries
4 2 (2.00%) e-Health
4 2 (2.00%) AS400
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Life Science
5 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Linux
3 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) ITIL
2 20 (20.00%) Project Management
3 14 (14.00%) Migration
4 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 6 (6.00%) Workflow
7 5 (5.00%) Network Design
7 5 (5.00%) Time Management
8 4 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.00%) Change Control
8 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.00%) Change Management
10 2 (2.00%) Coaching
10 2 (2.00%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.00%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (2.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.00%) SQL
2 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (22.00%) CCNP
3 7 (7.00%) CCNA
3 7 (7.00%) Degree
4 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.00%) MCP
5 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.00%) HP ASE
6 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.00%) MCSE
6 2 (2.00%) MCSA
6 2 (2.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.00%) Dell Certification
7 1 (1.00%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.00%) CCIE
7 1 (1.00%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (1.00%) MCITP
7 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.00%) vSphere
5 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.00%) vCloud
6 1 (1.00%) Firmware
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) SCOM
2 6 (6.00%) SCCM
3 5 (5.00%) Puppet
4 4 (4.00%) Cacti
4 4 (4.00%) HP SIM
4 4 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (4.00%) OpenView
4 4 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (3.00%) Nagios
5 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Cisco
2 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (23.00%) VMware
4 22 (22.00%) HP
5 12 (12.00%) Dell
6 8 (8.00%) NetApp
7 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.00%) Fidessa
9 4 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.00%) FalconStor
9 4 (4.00%) Splunk
9 4 (4.00%) IBM
9 4 (4.00%) Oracle
9 4 (4.00%) CommVault
10 3 (3.00%) Citrix
10 3 (3.00%) Symantec
10 3 (3.00%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.00%) Veeam
11 2 (2.00%) Brocade
11 2 (2.00%) Sun
East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + £2000 shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Shift allowance 25%, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago