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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 821 832 867
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 114 105 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.099% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 99 85 54
Average salary £38,000 £40,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.74% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,250 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.11%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +27 105 £39,000 -8.23% 13
South East +33 42 £39,000 +4.00% 2
London -8 29 £47,500 +5.55% 5
East of England +5 20 £30,500 -26.94% 2
Hertfordshire +17 16 £25,750 -34.81% 2
Berkshire -8 15 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Surrey +23 14 £32,500 -7.14% 1
South Wales - 8 £35,000 -
Wales - 8 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +13 7 £23,500 -
Reading +12 7 £65,000 -
East Midlands +9 7 £23,500 - 1
Nottingham +8 7 £23,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £23,000 -
Newport - 7 £34,000 -
West Sussex -2 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Woking +3 5 £29,000 -17.14%
Maidenhead -2 5 £22,500 +21.62% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 5 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire +20 4 £41,250 +27.90%
Crawley +2 4 £45,000 +5.88%
City of London +41 3 £40,000 -31.33% 1
Slough -5 3 - -
West Midlands -14 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £44,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £28,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £44,000 -
Guildford - 3 £32,500 -
North West +25 2 £32,750 -18.12% 1
Manchester +18 2 £32,750 -18.12%

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 102 (43.97%) Windows
3 86 (37.07%) VMware
4 84 (36.21%) Cisco
5 74 (31.90%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (23.28%) Microsoft
7 53 (22.84%) CCNP
7 53 (22.84%) Windows Server
8 52 (22.41%) Linux
9 44 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (18.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (18.10%) ITIL
12 41 (17.67%) Firewall
13 39 (16.81%) Finance
14 38 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (14.66%) HP
17 33 (14.22%) Data Centre Operations
18 31 (13.36%) Active Directory
19 29 (12.50%) CCNA
20 27 (11.64%) Load Balancing
21 26 (11.21%) Dell
21 26 (11.21%) LAN
22 25 (10.78%) Degree
23 24 (10.34%) SAN
23 24 (10.34%) ITIL V3
24 23 (9.91%) Citrix
25 22 (9.48%) SLA
25 22 (9.48%) vSphere
26 21 (9.05%) VPN

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (3.88%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.59%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.86%) Apache
4 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (6.03%) MS Project
2 12 (5.17%) AutoCAD
3 7 (3.02%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.59%) MS Office
5 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.45%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.16%) IaaS
2 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.29%) SaaS
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.67%) Firewall
2 36 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (11.21%) LAN
4 24 (10.34%) SAN
5 21 (9.05%) VPN
6 19 (8.19%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (7.76%) MPLS
8 17 (7.33%) IPv4
8 17 (7.33%) IPv6
9 16 (6.90%) BGP
9 16 (6.90%) WAN
10 15 (6.47%) DNS
10 15 (6.47%) OSPF
10 15 (6.47%) Wireshark
11 14 (6.03%) TCP/IP
12 13 (5.60%) SNMP
13 12 (5.17%) DWDM
13 12 (5.17%) VPLS
14 10 (4.31%) DHCP
15 8 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.33%) Cognos Impromptu
2 15 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.59%) MySQL
4 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.43%) Maven
1 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (16.81%) Finance
2 21 (9.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.29%) Legal
4 2 (0.86%) Electronics
4 2 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.29%) .NET
2 2 (0.86%) Middleware
2 2 (0.86%) REST
2 2 (0.86%) SOAP
3 1 (0.43%) COM
3 1 (0.43%) Sensu
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 232 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (4.74%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.16%) Clustering
6 5 (2.16%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.16%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.72%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.86%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.86%) IVR
8 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.43%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
9 1 (0.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 102 (43.97%) Windows
2 53 (22.84%) Windows Server
3 52 (22.41%) Linux
4 44 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (18.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.31%) Unix
8 6 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.16%) CentOS
10 4 (1.72%) AIX
10 4 (1.72%) Debian
10 4 (1.72%) Solaris
11 2 (0.86%) SUSE
12 1 (0.43%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.10%) ITIL
2 33 (14.22%) Data Centre Operations
3 27 (11.64%) Load Balancing
4 24 (10.34%) ITIL V3
5 21 (9.05%) Migration
6 16 (6.90%) Network Design
7 13 (5.60%) CAD
7 13 (5.60%) Change Control
8 12 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 10 (4.31%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.31%) Service Management
10 8 (3.45%) CRM
10 8 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (2.59%) CAFM
11 6 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.59%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.16%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.16%) High Availability
12 5 (2.16%) Project Management
13 4 (1.72%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.05%) C
2 7 (3.02%) Python
3 5 (2.16%) Perl
3 5 (2.16%) SQL
4 3 (1.29%) PHP
5 2 (0.86%) Java
5 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.86%) Ruby
5 2 (0.86%) Tcl
6 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (31.90%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (22.84%) CCNP
3 29 (12.50%) CCNA
4 25 (10.78%) Degree
5 21 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.47%) CCIE
7 12 (5.17%) A+ Certification
7 12 (5.17%) MCSA
7 12 (5.17%) NVQ Level 3
7 12 (5.17%) Server+ Certification
8 10 (4.31%) MCITP
9 8 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.02%) MCSE
11 5 (2.16%) MCTS
12 2 (0.86%) RHCE
12 2 (0.86%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.43%) NCDA
13 1 (0.43%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.48%) SLA
2 4 (1.72%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) SAS 70
System Software
1 38 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (13.36%) Active Directory
3 22 (9.48%) vSphere
4 14 (6.03%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.60%) XenApp
6 12 (5.17%) VMware ESX
7 11 (4.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 6 (2.59%) XenServer
9 4 (1.72%) NFS
10 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.43%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.43%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 12 (5.17%) Cisco LMS
1 12 (5.17%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (2.59%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.59%) SCOM
3 5 (2.16%) Nagios
3 5 (2.16%) SCCM
4 4 (1.72%) cPanel
4 4 (1.72%) Plesk
4 4 (1.72%) Puppet
4 4 (1.72%) WSUS
5 3 (1.29%) Cacti
5 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (1.29%) WMI
6 2 (0.86%) Ansible
6 2 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.86%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.43%) Graphite
7 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.43%) SCSM
7 1 (0.43%) SELinux
Vendors
1 86 (37.07%) VMware
2 84 (36.21%) Cisco
3 54 (23.28%) Microsoft
4 34 (14.66%) HP
5 26 (11.21%) Dell
6 23 (9.91%) Citrix
7 16 (6.90%) EMC
7 16 (6.90%) F5
8 15 (6.47%) CheckPoint
9 14 (6.03%) Riverbed
10 11 (4.74%) Juniper
11 9 (3.88%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.45%) SAP
13 7 (3.02%) Palo Alto
13 7 (3.02%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.59%) Supermicro
14 6 (2.59%) Wall Street Systems
15 5 (2.16%) Avaya
16 4 (1.72%) IBM
16 4 (1.72%) Symantec
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