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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 812 894 926
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 106 81 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.074% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.077% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 86 76 56
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -17.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +56 102 £34,000 -15.00% 14
South East +16 32 £30,000 -27.27% 3
London +47 25 £50,000 +25.00% 7
East of England +52 24 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Hertfordshire +36 20 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Berkshire +3 16 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Hemel Hempstead +31 13 £25,000 +8.69%
Slough +14 11 £25,000 -28.57% 1
West Midlands +2 11 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Birmingham -1 9 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Surrey +25 7 £34,000 -17.07%
Bishop's Stortford - 7 £40,000 - 1
Staines - 5 £34,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
City of London +45 4 £33,125 -33.75% 2
North East - 4 £26,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £56,250 -
Sunderland - 4 £26,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £56,250 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £26,000 -
North West +15 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Abingdon - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £52,500 -
East Midlands +6 2 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £32,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £55,000 -
Bury - 2 £52,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £25,000 - 1
Redhill +17 1 - -

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 93 (39.74%) Cisco
3 78 (33.33%) Windows
4 75 (32.05%) Firewall
5 64 (27.35%) Linux
6 59 (25.21%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (24.36%) VMware
8 54 (23.08%) CCNA
9 49 (20.94%) ITIL
10 43 (18.38%) VPN
11 42 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 41 (17.52%) Telecoms
13 40 (17.09%) Capacity Planning
14 38 (16.24%) IPv4
14 38 (16.24%) IPv6
15 36 (15.38%) CCNP
15 36 (15.38%) HP
15 36 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (14.53%) Data Centre Operations
17 33 (14.10%) Windows Server
18 32 (13.68%) Dell
18 32 (13.68%) CCIE
19 31 (13.25%) Active Directory
19 31 (13.25%) Cognos Impromptu
20 29 (12.39%) Unix
21 28 (11.97%) SAN
21 28 (11.97%) CheckPoint
21 28 (11.97%) Cisco ASA
22 27 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
22 27 (11.54%) SCOM

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 7 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.28%) CMS
3 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (8.55%) assyst
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.84%) SaaS
3 12 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.28%) IaaS
7 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.85%) Office 365
8 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (32.05%) Firewall
2 43 (18.38%) VPN
3 38 (16.24%) IPv4
3 38 (16.24%) IPv6
4 28 (11.97%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (11.97%) SAN
5 27 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (10.26%) WAN
7 23 (9.83%) LAN
8 20 (8.55%) Network Security
9 17 (7.26%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (7.26%) Structured Cabling
10 16 (6.84%) Wireless
11 15 (6.41%) DNS
12 14 (5.98%) Internet
13 9 (3.85%) NAS
13 9 (3.85%) TCP/IP
14 8 (3.42%) Spanning Tree
15 7 (2.99%) HTTP
16 5 (2.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.25%) Cognos Impromptu
2 6 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.28%) GIS
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 41 (17.52%) Telecoms
2 27 (11.54%) Finance
3 26 (11.11%) Retail
4 6 (2.56%) Publishing
5 5 (2.14%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.28%) Web Services
2 1 (0.43%) MCollective
2 1 (0.43%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 234 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 26 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.56%) Internet of Things
4 7 (2.99%) EqualLogic
5 6 (2.56%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.14%) CMDB
6 5 (2.14%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.71%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.71%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.71%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.28%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.28%) User Experience
9 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (33.33%) Windows
2 64 (27.35%) Linux
3 33 (14.10%) Windows Server
4 29 (12.39%) Unix
5 18 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.56%) CentOS
8 3 (1.28%) Solaris
8 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.85%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.43%) Debian
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.94%) ITIL
2 40 (17.09%) Capacity Planning
3 34 (14.53%) Data Centre Operations
4 25 (10.68%) Change Management
4 25 (10.68%) Service Management
5 20 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (8.55%) Service Delivery
6 18 (7.69%) Network Design
6 18 (7.69%) Network Management
7 17 (7.26%) Configuration Management
7 17 (7.26%) High Availability
7 17 (7.26%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (6.84%) Network Architecture
8 16 (6.84%) Network Planning
9 12 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.42%) Information Security
10 8 (3.42%) Risk Management
11 6 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (2.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.84%) SQL
2 9 (3.85%) Python
3 8 (3.42%) Ruby
4 7 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.56%) PHP
6 5 (2.14%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (25.21%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (23.08%) CCNA
3 36 (15.38%) CCNP
4 32 (13.68%) CCIE
5 19 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (6.84%) CCIP
6 16 (6.84%) CCSP
6 16 (6.84%) MCSE
7 15 (6.41%) Degree
8 10 (4.27%) MCSA
8 10 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 9 (3.85%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.14%) A+ Certification
10 5 (2.14%) DBS Check
10 5 (2.14%) Dell Certification
10 5 (2.14%) HP ASE
10 5 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.14%) MCITP
11 3 (1.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.83%) SLA
2 14 (5.98%) QA
3 8 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.28%) ISO22301
System Software
1 36 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (13.25%) Active Directory
3 20 (8.55%) vSphere
4 12 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.70%) VMware ESX
6 10 (4.27%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.42%) Firmware
7 8 (3.42%) NFS
8 5 (2.14%) XenServer
9 1 (0.43%) KVM
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.43%) Xen
9 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (11.54%) SCOM
2 21 (8.97%) SCCM
3 20 (8.55%) Tivoli
4 15 (6.41%) Puppet
5 7 (2.99%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.14%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.28%) Cacti
8 3 (1.28%) Pingdom
8 3 (1.28%) WSUS
9 2 (0.85%) Graphite
10 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.43%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.43%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.43%) logstash
10 1 (0.43%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.43%) SELinux
Vendors
1 93 (39.74%) Cisco
2 57 (24.36%) VMware
3 42 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 36 (15.38%) HP
5 32 (13.68%) Dell
6 28 (11.97%) CheckPoint
7 17 (7.26%) Juniper
8 10 (4.27%) SolarWinds
9 8 (3.42%) F5
9 8 (3.42%) Symantec
10 7 (2.99%) EMC
11 6 (2.56%) Citrix
11 6 (2.56%) Remedy
11 6 (2.56%) SaltStack
12 5 (2.14%) NetApp
12 5 (2.14%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.71%) IBM
13 4 (1.71%) ProCurve
13 4 (1.71%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.28%) Brocade
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