The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 896 787 853
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 39 101 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.089% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.094% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 35 95 43
Average salary £42,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £36,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +24.13%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -95 38 £42,125 +17.01% 3
South East -15 16 £42,000 +44.82% 1
Surrey +3 9 £47,500 +90.00%
London -71 8 £39,875 +28.62% 2
West Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
Hampshire -8 5 £35,000 +20.68%
Basingstoke - 5 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £55,000 -
Manchester -5 4 £24,500 -1.01%
North West -5 4 £24,500 -1.01%
Reigate - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire -2 2 £23,500 -36.48% 1
East of England -9 2 £36,000 -10.00%
South Yorkshire -21 2 £50,000 +38.88%
Yorkshire -62 2 £50,000 +38.88%
Basildon - 2 £36,000 -
Essex - 2 £36,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £50,000 -
Cardiff +2 1 £40,500 +3.84%
Wales +2 1 £40,500 +3.84%
South Wales -4 1 £40,500 +3.84%
Docklands, London -5 1 - -
City of London -16 1 £48,500 +90.19% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £28,500 -
Epsom - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £27,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £28,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £24,500 -
Camberley - 1 £23,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £57,500 -

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 38 (40.43%) VMware
2 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
3 36 (38.30%) Windows
4 32 (34.04%) SAN
4 32 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (32.98%) HP
6 24 (25.53%) ITIL
7 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
9 15 (15.96%) MS Exchange
9 15 (15.96%) VMware ESX
10 14 (14.89%) Cisco
10 14 (14.89%) Linux
10 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (13.83%) Firewall
12 12 (12.77%) NAS
13 11 (11.70%) Server+ Certification
13 11 (11.70%) NetBackup
13 11 (11.70%) Dell
13 11 (11.70%) Citrix
13 11 (11.70%) Symantec
13 11 (11.70%) Juniper
13 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.70%) IBM
13 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
14 10 (10.64%) FTP
14 10 (10.64%) IIS
14 10 (10.64%) MCSE
14 10 (10.64%) Active Directory

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (15.96%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) IIS
3 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.45%) SAS
5 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.19%) Apache
7 1 (1.06%) CMS
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.04%) SAN
2 13 (13.83%) Firewall
3 12 (12.77%) NAS
4 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.64%) FTP
6 9 (9.57%) LAN
6 9 (9.57%) DNS
7 7 (7.45%) SSH
7 7 (7.45%) Structured Cabling
8 6 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (6.38%) WAN
8 6 (6.38%) DHCP
9 3 (3.19%) VPN
9 3 (3.19%) Internet
10 2 (2.13%) SSL
10 2 (2.13%) VLAN
10 2 (2.13%) LLU
11 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
1 7 (7.45%) Banking
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) German Language
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) COM
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Clustering
2 4 (4.26%) PACS
2 4 (4.26%) LIMS
3 3 (3.19%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Statistics
4 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Blog
5 1 (1.06%) Handset
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.06%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Windows
2 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (14.89%) Linux
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.13%) Debian
8 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.13%) UNIX
8 2 (2.13%) CentOS
9 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.06%) Android
9 1 (1.06%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) ITIL
2 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
2 9 (9.57%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (8.51%) Time Management
4 7 (7.45%) Change Control
4 7 (7.45%) IT Governance
4 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.38%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.32%) Business Development
6 5 (5.32%) Project Management
7 4 (4.26%) Service Management
7 4 (4.26%) Change Management
7 4 (4.26%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.13%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.13%) Migration
8 2 (2.13%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.06%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.06%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.06%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.51%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.70%) Server+ Certification
3 10 (10.64%) MCSE
4 8 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.32%) CCNP
6 5 (5.32%) MCITP
7 4 (4.26%) DCSE
7 4 (4.26%) HP APS
8 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) CCA
8 3 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.19%) MCP
9 2 (2.13%) CCNA
9 2 (2.13%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (2.13%) Degree
9 2 (2.13%) RHCT
10 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.96%) VMware ESX
3 10 (10.64%) Active Directory
4 8 (8.51%) XenApp
5 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.32%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.26%) XenServer
8 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.13%) vCloud
8 2 (2.13%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.13%) MetaFrame
8 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.06%) Cronacle
9 1 (1.06%) Xen
9 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.06%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.06%) Plesk
3 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) VMware
2 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
3 31 (32.98%) HP
4 14 (14.89%) Cisco
5 11 (11.70%) IBM
5 11 (11.70%) Dell
5 11 (11.70%) Citrix
5 11 (11.70%) Juniper
5 11 (11.70%) Symantec
6 9 (9.57%) Sun
7 7 (7.45%) 3PAR
8 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.32%) NetApp
10 4 (4.26%) EMC
10 4 (4.26%) Compaq
11 3 (3.19%) Veritas
12 2 (2.13%) WatchGuard
13 1 (1.06%) F5
13 1 (1.06%) Twitter
13 1 (1.06%) CommVault
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