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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 790 890 934
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 109 87 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.080% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.083% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 91 78 51
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.04% -10.00%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +84 105 £34,000 -15.00% 7
London +54 35 £34,227 -11.67% 4
South East +3 21 £34,000 -20.00%
East of England +21 18 £37,500 +29.31%
Hertfordshire +30 15 £25,000 -13.79%
West Midlands +10 15 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Birmingham -7 13 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Berkshire -3 12 £32,000 -11.11%
Hemel Hempstead +9 8 £25,000 +8.69%
City of London +58 7 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Slough +8 7 £25,000 -37.50%
North East - 7 £26,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 7 £40,000 -
Surrey +20 4 £34,000 -30.25%
North West +20 4 £52,000 +9.47%
East Midlands +10 4 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Manchester -3 4 £52,000 -5.45%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £26,000 -
Sunderland - 4 £26,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £25,000 -
Durham - 3 £24,000 - 1
Staines - 3 £34,000 -
Billingham - 3 £24,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £60,000 -
Nottingham +12 2 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +12 2 £40,000 -
Reading +4 2 £57,500 +59.72%
Farnborough - 2 £25,000 -
Bury - 2 £52,500 -

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 90 (39.47%) Cisco
3 70 (30.70%) Firewall
4 67 (29.39%) Windows
5 59 (25.88%) Linux
6 58 (25.44%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (24.56%) CCNA
8 48 (21.05%) VMware
9 46 (20.18%) ITIL
10 41 (17.98%) Microsoft
11 40 (17.54%) VPN
12 39 (17.11%) HP
13 38 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
14 36 (15.79%) CCNP
15 35 (15.35%) IPv4
15 35 (15.35%) IPv6
16 34 (14.91%) Telecoms
17 33 (14.47%) CCIE
18 31 (13.60%) Dell
18 31 (13.60%) CheckPoint
18 31 (13.60%) Data Centre Operations
19 30 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
19 30 (13.16%) Active Directory
19 30 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (12.28%) Unix
20 28 (12.28%) Cognos Impromptu
21 27 (11.84%) Windows Server
22 26 (11.40%) SAN
22 26 (11.40%) WAN
22 26 (11.40%) Retail

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 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.32%) CMS
3 3 (1.32%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (8.77%) assyst
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.77%) SaaS
3 14 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.75%) Office 365
7 3 (1.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (30.70%) Firewall
2 40 (17.54%) VPN
3 35 (15.35%) IPv4
3 35 (15.35%) IPv6
4 30 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (11.40%) SAN
5 26 (11.40%) WAN
6 25 (10.96%) LAN
7 23 (10.09%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (9.65%) Network Security
9 21 (9.21%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (8.77%) Wireless
11 18 (7.89%) Structured Cabling
12 16 (7.02%) Internet
13 15 (6.58%) DNS
14 9 (3.95%) NAS
15 8 (3.51%) Spanning Tree
15 8 (3.51%) TCP/IP
16 7 (3.07%) HTTP
17 5 (2.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.28%) Cognos Impromptu
2 6 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (1.75%) GIS
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (14.91%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.40%) Retail
3 24 (10.53%) Finance
4 6 (2.63%) Publishing
5 2 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (0.44%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 228 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.26%) Internet of Things
4 8 (3.51%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.07%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.19%) CMDB
6 5 (2.19%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.75%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.32%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.44%) AS400
10 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (29.39%) Windows
2 59 (25.88%) Linux
3 28 (12.28%) Unix
4 27 (11.84%) Windows Server
5 19 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.19%) CentOS
8 4 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.32%) Solaris
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.88%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.18%) ITIL
2 38 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 31 (13.60%) Data Centre Operations
4 25 (10.96%) Change Management
5 21 (9.21%) Network Monitoring
5 21 (9.21%) Service Management
6 20 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (8.77%) Network Architecture
6 20 (8.77%) Network Design
6 20 (8.77%) Network Management
6 20 (8.77%) Network Planning
6 20 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 17 (7.46%) Configuration Management
8 13 (5.70%) High Availability
9 11 (4.82%) E-Commerce
10 6 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.19%) Email Filtering
11 5 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (1.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.14%) SQL
2 7 (3.07%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.07%) Python
3 6 (2.63%) Ruby
4 5 (2.19%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.19%) PHP
5 2 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (25.44%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (24.56%) CCNA
3 36 (15.79%) CCNP
4 33 (14.47%) CCIE
5 20 (8.77%) CCIP
5 20 (8.77%) CCSP
6 16 (7.02%) Security Cleared
7 15 (6.58%) SC Cleared
8 14 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (5.26%) MCSE
10 9 (3.95%) Degree
11 7 (3.07%) MCSA
12 6 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.19%) A+ Certification
13 5 (2.19%) Dell Certification
13 5 (2.19%) HP ASE
14 4 (1.75%) MCITP
15 3 (1.32%) SAP Certification
16 2 (0.88%) JNCIA
16 2 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.96%) SLA
2 9 (3.95%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.32%) ISO22301
System Software
1 30 (13.16%) Active Directory
1 30 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.46%) vSphere
3 15 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.70%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.51%) Firmware
5 8 (3.51%) NFS
5 8 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.19%) XenServer
7 1 (0.44%) KVM
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.44%) Xen
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (10.53%) SCCM
1 24 (10.53%) SCOM
2 20 (8.77%) Tivoli
3 13 (5.70%) Puppet
4 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (3.07%) SCVMM
6 6 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.32%) Cacti
7 3 (1.32%) Pingdom
7 3 (1.32%) WSUS
8 1 (0.44%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.44%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.44%) Foglight
8 1 (0.44%) Graphite
8 1 (0.44%) MIIS
8 1 (0.44%) Nagios
8 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.44%) SCSM
8 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 90 (39.47%) Cisco
2 48 (21.05%) VMware
3 41 (17.98%) Microsoft
4 39 (17.11%) HP
5 31 (13.60%) CheckPoint
5 31 (13.60%) Dell
6 20 (8.77%) Juniper
7 8 (3.51%) EMC
7 8 (3.51%) F5
7 8 (3.51%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.07%) Remedy
9 6 (2.63%) Citrix
9 6 (2.63%) NetApp
10 5 (2.19%) IBM
10 5 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.19%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.75%) Meraki
11 4 (1.75%) ProCurve
11 4 (1.75%) Riverbed
11 4 (1.75%) Symantec
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