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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 786 834 911
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 110 107 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.099% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 91 97 52
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +51 107 £35,000 -12.50% 10
London +55 42 £37,500 -16.66% 5
West Midlands -5 14 £50,000 - 1
South East -13 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Birmingham -18 13 £50,000 -
East of England +26 12 £40,000 +14.28%
North East - 10 £24,250 - 1
City of London +48 8 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Berkshire -7 8 £55,000 +70.54% 1
Hertfordshire +16 7 £40,000 +11.88%
East Midlands +19 6 £40,000 -
Durham - 6 £24,000 - 1
South West -3 5 £27,750 -26.97%
Billingham - 5 £24,000 - 1
North West +9 4 £50,750 +6.84% 1
Nottingham +6 4 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £40,000 -
Swindon +4 4 £27,750 -26.97%
Reading +4 4 £57,500 +116.98%
Wiltshire +2 4 £27,750 -26.97%
Manchester -2 4 £50,750 -7.72% 1
Sunderland - 4 £26,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £26,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -2 3 £25,000 +8.69%
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £60,000 -
Kent - 3 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £60,000 -
Bedford +19 2 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire +12 2 £42,500 -

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 82 (36.12%) Cisco
3 74 (32.60%) Windows
4 61 (26.87%) Firewall
5 58 (25.55%) Linux
6 56 (24.67%) VMware
7 53 (23.35%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (22.91%) CCNA
9 50 (22.03%) ITIL
10 46 (20.26%) Microsoft
11 45 (19.82%) HP
12 40 (17.62%) Capacity Planning
13 39 (17.18%) VPN
14 34 (14.98%) Active Directory
15 33 (14.54%) IPv4
15 33 (14.54%) IPv6
16 32 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (13.22%) Telecoms
18 29 (12.78%) CCNP
18 29 (12.78%) SLA
18 29 (12.78%) SCCM
18 29 (12.78%) Retail
18 29 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (12.78%) Windows Server
19 28 (12.33%) CCIE
20 27 (11.89%) Unix
20 27 (11.89%) Finance
21 26 (11.45%) Change Management
21 26 (11.45%) Cognos Impromptu
21 26 (11.45%) Dell

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 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (2.20%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.32%) CMS
4 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (8.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.69%) SaaS
3 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (3.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.76%) Office 365
6 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (26.87%) Firewall
2 39 (17.18%) VPN
3 33 (14.54%) IPv4
3 33 (14.54%) IPv6
4 26 (11.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (11.45%) WAN
5 23 (10.13%) LAN
5 23 (10.13%) SAN
6 21 (9.25%) Network Security
7 19 (8.37%) Cisco IOS
7 19 (8.37%) Structured Cabling
8 18 (7.93%) Wireless
9 15 (6.61%) DNS
10 14 (6.17%) Internet
11 12 (5.29%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (3.52%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (3.08%) BGP
13 7 (3.08%) HTTP
14 6 (2.64%) NetScaler
14 6 (2.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.45%) Cognos Impromptu
2 7 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (1.76%) GIS
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (13.22%) Telecoms
2 29 (12.78%) Retail
3 27 (11.89%) Finance
4 10 (4.41%) Publishing
5 7 (3.08%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.20%) Web Services
2 2 (0.88%) Flash
3 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 227 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.85%) Internet of Things
4 9 (3.96%) EMC VNX
4 9 (3.96%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.20%) Fintech
6 4 (1.76%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.32%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.88%) CMDB
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) AS400
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (32.60%) Windows
2 58 (25.55%) Linux
3 29 (12.78%) Windows Server
4 27 (11.89%) Unix
5 22 (9.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.32%) CentOS
8 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.88%) Solaris
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.03%) ITIL
2 40 (17.62%) Capacity Planning
3 26 (11.45%) Change Management
4 22 (9.69%) Data Centre Operations
5 20 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (8.81%) Service Delivery
5 20 (8.81%) Service Management
6 18 (7.93%) Configuration Management
7 17 (7.49%) Network Architecture
7 17 (7.49%) Network Design
7 17 (7.49%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (7.49%) Network Planning
8 14 (6.17%) Network Management
9 12 (5.29%) High Availability
10 11 (4.85%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (3.96%) DevOps
13 5 (2.20%) Email Filtering
13 5 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
14 4 (1.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.93%) SQL
2 13 (5.73%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.96%) Python
4 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.32%) PHP
4 3 (1.32%) Ruby
5 2 (0.88%) C
5 2 (0.88%) VBScript
6 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (23.35%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (22.91%) CCNA
3 29 (12.78%) CCNP
4 28 (12.33%) CCIE
5 22 (9.69%) Security Cleared
6 20 (8.81%) SC Cleared
7 17 (7.49%) CCIP
7 17 (7.49%) CCSP
8 8 (3.52%) Degree
9 5 (2.20%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.20%) Dell Certification
9 5 (2.20%) HP ASE
9 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.76%) MCSE
11 3 (1.32%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.88%) MCITP
13 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.78%) SLA
2 7 (3.08%) QA
3 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.32%) ISO22301
System Software
1 34 (14.98%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.69%) vSphere
4 15 (6.61%) VMware ESX
5 14 (6.17%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.52%) NFS
6 8 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.64%) Firmware
8 5 (2.20%) Docker
8 5 (2.20%) XenServer
9 4 (1.76%) XenApp
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (12.78%) SCCM
2 24 (10.57%) SCOM
3 20 (8.81%) Tivoli
4 11 (4.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (4.41%) Puppet
6 8 (3.52%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.32%) WSUS
8 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.88%) Cacti
8 2 (0.88%) Foglight
8 2 (0.88%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.88%) Simpana
8 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.44%) Graphite
9 1 (0.44%) MIIS
9 1 (0.44%) Nagios
9 1 (0.44%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 82 (36.12%) Cisco
2 56 (24.67%) VMware
3 46 (20.26%) Microsoft
4 45 (19.82%) HP
5 26 (11.45%) Dell
6 25 (11.01%) CheckPoint
7 16 (7.05%) Juniper
8 14 (6.17%) EMC
9 12 (5.29%) NetApp
10 8 (3.52%) Citrix
10 8 (3.52%) F5
10 8 (3.52%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.64%) Remedy
12 5 (2.20%) IBM
12 5 (2.20%) SolidFire
13 4 (1.76%) Oracle
13 4 (1.76%) ProCurve
13 4 (1.76%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.32%) Rackspace
14 3 (1.32%) SAP
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