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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 820 897 941
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 128 88 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.078% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.081% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 99 67 47
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £26,700 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.03%

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
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 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +70 120 £37,500 -11.76% 10
London +16 45 £52,500 +16.66% 2
South East +18 36 £37,500 -9.63% 6
West Midlands - 19 £32,000 -
Berkshire +29 17 £57,500 +31.42% 4
Surrey +6 16 £36,500 +32.72% 1
Hertfordshire +25 14 £28,500 -36.66%
East of England +21 14 £28,500 -36.66%
Birmingham - 12 - -
Reading +23 8 £57,500 +35.29%
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £25,000 -
Slough +4 7 £32,000 -14.66% 2
South Wales - 7 £34,000 -
Newport - 7 £34,000 -
Wales - 7 £34,000 -
City of London +56 6 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Woking +12 5 £30,000 +9.09%
Malvern - 5 - -
Worcestershire - 5 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £37,500 -
Warrington - 3 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £50,000 -
North West - 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands +13 2 £27,250 -
Herefordshire - 2 £32,000 -
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £24,750 - 1
Guildford - 2 £67,500 -
Middlesex +10 1 £30,000 -42.85%
Hampshire +6 1 £43,000 +34.37% 1

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 237 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 106 (44.73%) Cisco
3 101 (42.62%) Windows
4 86 (36.29%) VMware
5 78 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (31.22%) Firewall
7 59 (24.89%) Linux
8 57 (24.05%) CCNP
9 54 (22.78%) CCNA
10 47 (19.83%) ITIL
11 45 (18.99%) Windows Server
12 40 (16.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (16.88%) Microsoft
12 40 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (15.61%) SAN
14 36 (15.19%) CCIE
15 35 (14.77%) HP
16 34 (14.35%) CheckPoint
17 33 (13.92%) Active Directory
18 31 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (13.08%) Data Centre Operations
18 31 (13.08%) Finance
19 29 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
20 27 (11.39%) Dell
21 26 (10.97%) LAN
21 26 (10.97%) Telecoms
22 24 (10.13%) VPN
22 24 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (10.13%) Degree

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (2.11%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.27%) Apache
4 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.84%) CMS
5 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.42%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.11%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) MS Project
4 3 (1.27%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.06%) assyst
2 8 (3.38%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.75%) SaaS
2 12 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.11%) IaaS
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.84%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 74 (31.22%) Firewall
2 40 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
2 40 (16.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 37 (15.61%) SAN
4 26 (10.97%) LAN
5 24 (10.13%) VPN
6 20 (8.44%) IPv4
6 20 (8.44%) IPv6
6 20 (8.44%) WAN
7 19 (8.02%) Network Security
8 18 (7.59%) TCP/IP
9 17 (7.17%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (7.17%) Wireless
10 13 (5.49%) SNMP
10 13 (5.49%) Structured Cabling
11 10 (4.22%) DNS
11 10 (4.22%) Internet
11 10 (4.22%) NAS
11 10 (4.22%) Wireshark
12 8 (3.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.44%) Cognos Impromptu
2 15 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.42%) Maven
General
1 31 (13.08%) Finance
2 26 (10.97%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.49%) Retail
4 5 (2.11%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Electronics
5 1 (0.42%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.84%) REST
1 2 (0.84%) SOAP
1 2 (0.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.42%) MCollective
2 1 (0.42%) Middleware
2 1 (0.42%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 237 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.91%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (4.64%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.80%) EqualLogic
5 9 (3.80%) Internet of Things
6 6 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.69%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.27%) Clustering
9 3 (1.27%) CMDB
9 3 (1.27%) User Experience
10 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.84%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 101 (42.62%) Windows
2 59 (24.89%) Linux
3 45 (18.99%) Windows Server
4 31 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (7.59%) Unix
7 8 (3.38%) CentOS
7 8 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.27%) Debian
9 3 (1.27%) Solaris
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.27%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.42%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.42%) SUSE
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.83%) ITIL
2 31 (13.08%) Data Centre Operations
3 22 (9.28%) Network Design
4 19 (8.02%) Network Management
4 19 (8.02%) Service Management
5 18 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
6 16 (6.75%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (6.75%) Network Architecture
6 16 (6.75%) Network Planning
7 15 (6.33%) Migration
8 14 (5.91%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.06%) Change Management
9 12 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (5.06%) High Availability
9 12 (5.06%) ITIL V3
9 12 (5.06%) Load Balancing
10 9 (3.80%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.38%) CRM
11 8 (3.38%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (2.95%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.49%) C
2 9 (3.80%) Python
3 8 (3.38%) Ruby
4 6 (2.53%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.53%) PHP
4 6 (2.53%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.53%) SQL
5 2 (0.84%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 78 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (24.05%) CCNP
3 54 (22.78%) CCNA
4 36 (15.19%) CCIE
5 29 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (10.13%) Degree
7 21 (8.86%) MCSE
8 20 (8.44%) MCSA
9 16 (6.75%) CCIP
9 16 (6.75%) CCSP
9 16 (6.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.95%) MCITP
11 5 (2.11%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.11%) DBS Check
11 5 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.11%) MCTS
11 5 (2.11%) Server+ Certification
12 4 (1.69%) RHCE
13 3 (1.27%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.27%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.28%) SLA
2 9 (3.80%) QA
3 5 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (13.92%) Active Directory
3 19 (8.02%) vSphere
4 13 (5.49%) Hyper-V
5 12 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (4.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 9 (3.80%) XenApp
8 8 (3.38%) XenServer
9 6 (2.53%) NFS
10 4 (1.69%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.84%) Firmware
12 1 (0.42%) KVM
12 1 (0.42%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (8.86%) SCOM
2 16 (6.75%) SCCM
3 14 (5.91%) Puppet
4 12 (5.06%) Tivoli
5 11 (4.64%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.53%) Cisco LMS
7 6 (2.53%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (1.69%) Cacti
8 4 (1.69%) cPanel
8 4 (1.69%) Nagios
8 4 (1.69%) Pingdom
8 4 (1.69%) Plesk
8 4 (1.69%) WSUS
9 2 (0.84%) Ansible
9 2 (0.84%) Graphite
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.84%) WMI
9 2 (0.84%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 106 (44.73%) Cisco
2 86 (36.29%) VMware
3 40 (16.88%) Microsoft
4 35 (14.77%) HP
5 34 (14.35%) CheckPoint
6 27 (11.39%) Dell
7 17 (7.17%) Citrix
8 16 (6.75%) EMC
9 14 (5.91%) Juniper
9 14 (5.91%) SolarWinds
10 13 (5.49%) F5
11 9 (3.80%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.80%) Symantec
12 8 (3.38%) SAP
13 6 (2.53%) Brocade
13 6 (2.53%) SaltStack
13 6 (2.53%) Supermicro
14 5 (2.11%) Remedy
14 5 (2.11%) Wall Street Systems
15 4 (1.69%) Avaya
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £18,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car, bonus, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Host Europe Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum 25 days annual leave, pension, free
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £32k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago