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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 869 827 792
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 35 52 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.048% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.051% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 96
Average salary £35,000 £30,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.70% -3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -3.33%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 18 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 21 October 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 -33 34 £36,000 +24.13% 4
London -20 15 £45,000 - 2
South East -5 9 £37,000 +27.58% 2
City of London +11 7 £55,000 +22.22% 2
North West -11 5 £20,500 -19.60%
Manchester -20 5 £20,500 -19.60%
Surrey - 5 £37,000 - 1
Berkshire +4 2 £29,250 -
Hampshire -7 2 £40,500 +39.65% 1
West Midlands - 2 £39,250 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £39,250 -
East of England - 2 £52,500 -
South Yorkshire -21 1 - -
Yorkshire -33 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £33,500 -
Staines - 1 £37,000 -

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (44.00%) HP
2 22 (29.33%) SAN
2 22 (29.33%) Windows
3 20 (26.67%) Linux
3 20 (26.67%) Finance
4 19 (25.33%) Cisco
5 17 (22.67%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (20.00%) Firewall
6 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (18.67%) CCNP
8 13 (17.33%) VMware
9 12 (16.00%) CCNA
9 12 (16.00%) C
9 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (14.67%) MPLS
10 11 (14.67%) Project Management
10 11 (14.67%) NAS
10 11 (14.67%) 3PAR
11 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
11 10 (13.33%) ITIL
12 8 (10.67%) Degree
12 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (10.67%) OSPF
12 8 (10.67%) LAN
12 8 (10.67%) WAN
12 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (10.67%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (9.33%) Structured Cabling
13 7 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.33%) SAN
2 15 (20.00%) Firewall
3 11 (14.67%) MPLS
3 11 (14.67%) NAS
4 8 (10.67%) OSPF
4 8 (10.67%) LAN
4 8 (10.67%) WAN
5 7 (9.33%) Structured Cabling
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.00%) Modbus
7 3 (4.00%) BGP
7 3 (4.00%) IPv6
8 2 (2.67%) Wireless
8 2 (2.67%) VoIP
8 2 (2.67%) Multicast
9 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.33%) Internet
9 1 (1.33%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
2 4 (5.33%) German Language
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.33%) NHS
3 1 (1.33%) Derivative
3 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.33%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.00%) AIX
7 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.33%) UNIX
8 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (14.67%) Project Management
3 10 (13.33%) ITIL
4 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (10.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (9.33%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.67%) Workflow
6 5 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (5.33%) Performance Testing
7 4 (5.33%) Time Management
7 4 (5.33%) Network Management
8 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.00%) Change Control
8 3 (4.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.67%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.33%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.33%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) C
2 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.67%) CCNP
3 12 (16.00%) CCNA
4 8 (10.67%) Degree
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.33%) Dell Certification
6 1 (1.33%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCIE
6 1 (1.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.33%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Firmware
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
2 3 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (4.00%) Zenoss
2 3 (4.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (4.00%) Nagios
2 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) SCOM
3 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.33%) Cacti
4 1 (1.33%) OpenView
4 1 (1.33%) WSUS
4 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) HP
2 19 (25.33%) Cisco
3 13 (17.33%) VMware
4 11 (14.67%) 3PAR
5 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.00%) Dell
7 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.67%) IBM
7 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.33%) Fidessa
9 3 (4.00%) EMC
10 2 (2.67%) SAP
10 2 (2.67%) NetApp
10 2 (2.67%) F5
11 1 (1.33%) Splunk
11 1 (1.33%) Reuters
11 1 (1.33%) McAfee
11 1 (1.33%) Nokia
11 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum + £5k bonus + £3k car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: Highly Competitive in Market
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago