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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 827 821 801
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 53 58 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.054% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.057% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 84
Average salary £43,000 £28,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.21% -24.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 26 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 24 December 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 -3 52 £43,000 +56.36% 12
London -16 27 £55,000 +100.00% 4
South East -7 15 £35,750 +30.00% 3
City of London +21 10 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +13 7 £33,500 +11.66%
Surrey 0 6 £42,500 +88.88%
Slough - 4 - -
East of England -17 3 £42,500 +30.76% 2
South West - 3 £22,500 - 1
North West -13 2 £21,500 -42.28%
Manchester -15 2 £21,500 -42.28%
Hampshire -21 2 £34,250 +45.74% 3
Birmingham - 2 £38,750 - 1
Bristol - 2 £22,500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £38,750 - 1
Bedford +5 1 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Bedfordshire +4 1 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Reading +3 1 £33,500 +11.66%
Southampton - 1 £30,500 - 2
Woking - 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £34,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £43,000 -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £42,500 -
Newmarket - 1 £43,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £18,500 -

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (29.27%) Windows
1 24 (29.27%) Cisco
1 24 (29.27%) SAN
2 21 (25.61%) HP
2 21 (25.61%) Finance
3 19 (23.17%) Project Management
4 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.73%) VMware
5 16 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (18.29%) Linux
6 15 (18.29%) CCNP
7 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
7 13 (15.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (14.63%) ITIL
8 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (13.41%) Hyper-V
9 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (12.20%) Migration
10 10 (12.20%) Business Continuity
10 10 (12.20%) Structured Cabling
11 9 (10.98%) Dell
12 8 (9.76%) SCOM
12 8 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (8.54%) Firewall
13 7 (8.54%) 3PAR
14 6 (7.32%) C
14 6 (7.32%) MS Office
14 6 (7.32%) MS Excel

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (2.44%) Lync
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) SAN
2 13 (15.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (12.20%) Structured Cabling
4 8 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (8.54%) Firewall
6 5 (6.10%) NAS
6 5 (6.10%) MPLS
6 5 (6.10%) OSPF
6 5 (6.10%) LAN
6 5 (6.10%) WAN
7 3 (3.66%) BGP
8 2 (2.44%) IPv6
8 2 (2.44%) Internet
8 2 (2.44%) VoIP
8 2 (2.44%) Multicast
9 1 (1.22%) DMZ
9 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.22%) DNS
9 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.22%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Replication
2 4 (4.88%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.88%) Derivative
3 2 (2.44%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 15 (18.29%) Linux
3 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.22%) UNIX
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Project Management
2 12 (14.63%) ITIL
3 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (12.20%) Migration
4 10 (12.20%) Business Continuity
5 6 (7.32%) Workflow
6 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.10%) Time Management
7 4 (4.88%) Change Control
7 4 (4.88%) Performance Testing
7 4 (4.88%) Network Design
8 2 (2.44%) Change Management
8 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.44%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.44%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.22%) Network Management
9 1 (1.22%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.22%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) C
2 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.29%) CCNP
3 6 (7.32%) Degree
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
5 3 (3.66%) HP ASE
6 2 (2.44%) MCP
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.44%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) Dell Certification
7 1 (1.22%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCITP
7 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) MCSA
7 1 (1.22%) CCIE
7 1 (1.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.66%) vCloud
5 2 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) SCOM
2 6 (7.32%) SCCM
3 5 (6.10%) Puppet
4 4 (4.88%) Cacti
4 4 (4.88%) OpenView
5 1 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Cisco
2 21 (25.61%) HP
3 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.73%) VMware
4 9 (10.98%) Dell
5 7 (8.54%) 3PAR
6 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.10%) Fidessa
8 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.88%) Splunk
9 3 (3.66%) Symantec
9 3 (3.66%) NetApp
9 3 (3.66%) EMC
9 3 (3.66%) Citrix
10 2 (2.44%) Brocade
10 2 (2.44%) Veeam
11 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.22%) Reuters
11 1 (1.22%) CommVault
11 1 (1.22%) Sun
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum + benefits + on call
Posted: 18 days ago