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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 865 803 815
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 28 74 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.070% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.074% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 22 65 69
Average salary £48,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £29,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+81.03% -27.50%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 19 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 28 August 2014. 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 -71 28 £48,000 +47.69% 11
London -18 13 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £52,500 +66.66%
East of England -12 5 £52,500 +53.28%
West Midlands -1 4 £38,500 +18.46% 2
Birmingham - 4 £38,500 - 2
City of London -6 3 £48,500 +17.57% 2
South East -44 2 £25,000 -13.79% 3
Corby +7 1 £52,500 +65.35%
Berkshire 0 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Manchester -15 1 £20,000 -21.56%
Northamptonshire -20 1 £52,500 +65.35%
East Midlands -22 1 £52,500 +19.31%
North West -31 1 £20,000 -21.56%
Yorkshire -36 1 - - 1
Barnsley - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 33 (47.14%) HP
2 28 (40.00%) SAN
3 27 (38.57%) Windows
4 19 (27.14%) Firewall
5 18 (25.71%) Linux
6 17 (24.29%) VMware
7 15 (21.43%) NAS
8 14 (20.00%) Finance
8 14 (20.00%) Cisco
8 14 (20.00%) ITIL
9 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
11 11 (15.71%) CCNA
11 11 (15.71%) C
11 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (15.71%) 3PAR
12 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.86%) CCNP
13 9 (12.86%) MPLS
13 9 (12.86%) CheckPoint
14 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
15 7 (10.00%) LAN
15 7 (10.00%) WAN
15 7 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
16 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (8.57%) Change Control
16 6 (8.57%) IBM
16 6 (8.57%) OSPF

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
2 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 28 (40.00%) SAN
2 19 (27.14%) Firewall
3 15 (21.43%) NAS
4 9 (12.86%) MPLS
5 7 (10.00%) LAN
5 7 (10.00%) WAN
6 6 (8.57%) OSPF
7 4 (5.71%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (4.29%) IPv6
8 3 (4.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.29%) Modbus
9 2 (2.86%) Multicast
9 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.86%) BGP
9 2 (2.86%) Wireless
9 2 (2.86%) VoIP
9 2 (2.86%) Internet
10 1 (1.43%) DMZ
10 1 (1.43%) VPN
10 1 (1.43%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) German Language
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) PACS
1 4 (5.71%) LIMS
2 3 (4.29%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 18 (25.71%) Linux
3 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) AIX
6 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.43%) UNIX
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (8.57%) Change Control
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.71%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.71%) Change Management
7 3 (4.29%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.29%) Service Management
7 3 (4.29%) Performance Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.29%) Network Management
8 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.86%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.86%) Migration
8 2 (2.86%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) C
2 3 (4.29%) Perl
2 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.71%) CCNA
3 9 (12.86%) CCNP
4 5 (7.14%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.71%) MCSE
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.29%) MCP
6 3 (4.29%) RHCT
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.71%) XenApp
4 4 (5.71%) XenServer
4 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.43%) Cronacle
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCOM
2 4 (5.71%) SCOrch
2 4 (5.71%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.29%) Nagios
3 3 (4.29%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (4.29%) Zenoss
4 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.43%) WSUS
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) HP
2 17 (24.29%) VMware
3 14 (20.00%) Cisco
4 11 (15.71%) 3PAR
5 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.86%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.57%) IBM
8 5 (7.14%) EMC
8 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.71%) Citrix
9 4 (5.71%) Compaq
9 4 (5.71%) NetApp
9 4 (5.71%) Juniper
10 2 (2.86%) F5
10 2 (2.86%) Symantec
10 2 (2.86%) Dell
11 1 (1.43%) Nokia
11 1 (1.43%) Reuters
11 1 (1.43%) McAfee
11 1 (1.43%) CommVault
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