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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 859 805 820
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 28 68 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.064% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.068% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 23 58 66
Average salary £38,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £29,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+56.89% -25.16%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 14 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 16 September 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 -60 28 £38,500 +22.22% 7
London -22 15 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £52,500 +66.66%
City of London -2 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England -23 5 £52,500 +66.66%
West Midlands -2 3 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Manchester -19 3 £20,000 -21.56%
North West -21 3 £20,000 -21.56%
Birmingham - 3 £38,500 - 1
South Yorkshire -19 1 - -
South East -35 1 £25,000 -13.79% 2
Yorkshire -46 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £25,000 -

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 30 (43.48%) HP
2 24 (34.78%) SAN
2 24 (34.78%) Windows
3 17 (24.64%) Cisco
4 16 (23.19%) Linux
5 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (21.74%) Firewall
6 14 (20.29%) Finance
7 13 (18.84%) VMware
8 12 (17.39%) CCNP
8 12 (17.39%) Configuration Management
8 12 (17.39%) C
9 11 (15.94%) ITIL
9 11 (15.94%) CCNA
9 11 (15.94%) NAS
9 11 (15.94%) 3PAR
9 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (14.49%) MPLS
11 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
11 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (11.59%) WAN
13 7 (10.14%) LAN
13 7 (10.14%) OSPF
13 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
14 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
14 6 (8.70%) IBM

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) SAN
2 15 (21.74%) Firewall
3 11 (15.94%) NAS
4 10 (14.49%) MPLS
5 8 (11.59%) WAN
6 7 (10.14%) LAN
6 7 (10.14%) OSPF
7 6 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.35%) Modbus
9 3 (4.35%) BGP
9 3 (4.35%) IPv6
10 2 (2.90%) Wireless
10 2 (2.90%) VoIP
10 2 (2.90%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (2.90%) Multicast
11 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.45%) Internet
11 1 (1.45%) DMZ
11 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) German Language
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.45%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.35%) AIX
6 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.45%) UNIX
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 11 (15.94%) ITIL
3 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (7.25%) Project Management
5 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.80%) Migration
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.35%) Network Management
7 3 (4.35%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.90%) Service Management
8 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.90%) Change Control
8 2 (2.90%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.45%) Coaching
9 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) C
2 3 (4.35%) Perl
2 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.90%) SQL
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (17.39%) CCNP
3 11 (15.94%) CCNA
4 5 (7.25%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) MCP
5 3 (4.35%) RHCT
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CCIE
7 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) vCloud
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.45%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCOM
2 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.80%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.35%) Nagios
3 3 (4.35%) Zenoss
3 3 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.45%) WSUS
5 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) HP
2 17 (24.64%) Cisco
3 13 (18.84%) VMware
4 11 (15.94%) 3PAR
5 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.70%) IBM
6 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.25%) EMC
8 4 (5.80%) Dell
8 4 (5.80%) NetApp
9 2 (2.90%) F5
10 1 (1.45%) Nokia
10 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.45%) McAfee
10 1 (1.45%) Reuters
10 1 (1.45%) Symantec
10 1 (1.45%) Sun
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle
10 1 (1.45%) SAP
Woking
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum + £5k bonus + £3k car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago