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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Engineer
UK
Rank 735 815 841
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 116 103 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 83 94 81
Median salary £34,752 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.54% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-34.21% -5.00%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 24 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +98 114 £34,752 -13.12% 6
London +86 58 £41,250 -13.15% 3
South East +56 31 £27,500 -32.51% 1
Berkshire +34 20 £57,500 +51.31% 1
Reading +38 13 £57,500 -11.53%
North West -4 10 £42,500 +29.77% 1
Manchester -12 10 £42,500 +29.77% 1
City of London +21 7 £22,500 -43.75% 2
Hampshire +21 7 £23,000 -48.02%
East of England +12 7 £25,000 +6.38%
West Midlands +7 7 - -
Hemel Hempstead +7 7 £25,000 +8.69%
Hertfordshire +5 7 £25,000 +8.69%
Birmingham - 7 - -
Portsmouth - 7 £23,000 -
Slough +34 5 £25,000 -
Surrey +46 4 £50,000 +53.84%
Maidenhead 0 2 £21,500 -4.44% 1
South West +10 1 £18,500 -51.31%
Croydon +6 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Canary Wharf - 1 £29,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £18,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £18,500 -
Redhill - 1 £28,000 -

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 245 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 93 (37.96%) Cisco
3 76 (31.02%) Windows
4 58 (23.67%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (20.41%) Linux
6 49 (20.00%) CCNA
6 49 (20.00%) Firewall
7 43 (17.55%) VMware
8 42 (17.14%) ITIL
9 41 (16.73%) SLA
10 40 (16.33%) Windows Server
11 38 (15.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (15.10%) CCNP
13 34 (13.88%) Microsoft
13 34 (13.88%) Dell
14 32 (13.06%) CCIE
14 32 (13.06%) Finance
14 32 (13.06%) SaaS
15 31 (12.65%) Wireless
15 31 (12.65%) CheckPoint
15 31 (12.65%) Unix
16 30 (12.24%) Active Directory
16 30 (12.24%) HP
16 30 (12.24%) Network Security
16 30 (12.24%) SCCM
17 29 (11.84%) Cisco IOS
18 28 (11.43%) Security Cleared
18 28 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
19 27 (11.02%) Network Architecture
19 27 (11.02%) Network Design

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 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (2.45%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.22%) IIS
5 2 (0.82%) Apache
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (10.61%) MS Office
2 11 (4.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (6.94%) assyst
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.06%) SaaS
2 12 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.45%) Office 365
5 5 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.41%) IaaS
9 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.00%) Firewall
2 38 (15.51%) Cisco Nexus
3 31 (12.65%) Wireless
4 30 (12.24%) Network Security
5 29 (11.84%) Cisco IOS
6 22 (8.98%) WAN
7 20 (8.16%) LAN
8 19 (7.76%) VPN
9 16 (6.53%) Structured Cabling
10 13 (5.31%) BGP
10 13 (5.31%) IPv4
10 13 (5.31%) IPv6
11 12 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (4.08%) SAN
13 8 (3.27%) Internet
13 8 (3.27%) OSPF
14 6 (2.45%) Skype
14 6 (2.45%) TCP/IP
15 5 (2.04%) LDAP
16 4 (1.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.53%) Cognos Impromptu
2 6 (2.45%) GIS
3 3 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
General
1 32 (13.06%) Finance
2 23 (9.39%) Retail
3 20 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.08%) Publishing
5 9 (3.67%) Banking
6 8 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.63%) Law
8 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.82%) Flash
1 2 (0.82%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 245 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.45%) EMC VNX
4 5 (2.04%) Fintech
4 5 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.41%) AS400
7 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.41%) CMDB
7 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.02%) Windows
2 50 (20.41%) Linux
3 40 (16.33%) Windows Server
4 31 (12.65%) Unix
5 22 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.49%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.27%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.86%) AIX
9 7 (2.86%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.14%) ITIL
2 28 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
3 27 (11.02%) Network Architecture
3 27 (11.02%) Network Design
3 27 (11.02%) Network Planning
4 25 (10.20%) Network Management
5 22 (8.98%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (8.57%) Change Management
7 20 (8.16%) Process Improvement
8 19 (7.76%) Service Management
9 18 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (7.35%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.08%) Asset Management
11 7 (2.86%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (2.86%) Presales
12 6 (2.45%) CRM
12 6 (2.45%) Data Centre Operations
12 6 (2.45%) DevOps
12 6 (2.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.94%) SQL
2 10 (4.08%) Python
3 7 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.22%) C
6 2 (0.82%) VBScript
7 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (23.67%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (20.00%) CCNA
3 37 (15.10%) CCNP
4 32 (13.06%) CCIE
5 28 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 27 (11.02%) CCIP
6 27 (11.02%) CCSP
7 23 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (9.39%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.08%) MCSE
9 9 (3.67%) MCSA
10 8 (3.27%) Degree
11 7 (2.86%) CCA
11 7 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (2.86%) HND
11 7 (2.86%) MCITP
11 7 (2.86%) VCP5
12 3 (1.22%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.22%) MCDST
12 3 (1.22%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.73%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.16%) vSphere
4 14 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.71%) XenApp
5 7 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.04%) Docker
6 5 (2.04%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.82%) Firmware
7 2 (0.82%) XenServer
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (12.24%) SCCM
2 23 (9.39%) SCOM
3 17 (6.94%) Tivoli
4 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.22%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.82%) Nagios
6 2 (0.82%) Simpana
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.41%) cPanel
7 1 (0.41%) Foglight
7 1 (0.41%) MIIS
7 1 (0.41%) Plesk
7 1 (0.41%) SCSM
7 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 93 (37.96%) Cisco
2 43 (17.55%) VMware
3 34 (13.88%) Dell
3 34 (13.88%) Microsoft
4 31 (12.65%) CheckPoint
5 30 (12.24%) HP
6 19 (7.76%) NetApp
7 18 (7.35%) EMC
8 15 (6.12%) Citrix
9 13 (5.31%) Juniper
10 12 (4.90%) IBM
11 11 (4.49%) Oracle
12 9 (3.67%) Remedy
13 8 (3.27%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.27%) Sun
14 6 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (2.04%) SolidFire
16 4 (1.63%) F5
17 3 (1.22%) Meraki
18 2 (0.82%) Intel Security
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