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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 849 898 800
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 41 35 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.029% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.031% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 97
Average salary £32,511 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.30% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £55,000 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £39,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +8.33%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015 within the UK.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 23 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 April 2015. 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 +18 39 £32,511 -13.30% 10
South East +19 17 £32,000 -16.88% 6
London +37 14 £32,511 -7.11% 2
Surrey +14 7 £27,500 -42.10% 1
East of England +25 6 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Hampshire -4 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Southampton - 5 £32,250 -
Staines - 5 - -
City of London +36 4 £65,000 +60.49%
Berkshire -4 3 £56,500 +140.42% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Bedford - 3 £45,000 -
Derby - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £45,000 - 1
Woking - 2 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Slough +6 1 - -
Essex +3 1 £27,500 -23.61%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £20,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £20,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £50,000 -

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 50 (48.54%) Windows
2 45 (43.69%) Microsoft
3 42 (40.78%) Cisco
4 37 (35.92%) ITIL
5 35 (33.98%) SAN
6 34 (33.01%) Active Directory
7 30 (29.13%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (28.16%) VMware
9 24 (23.30%) CCNP
10 23 (22.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (19.42%) HP
12 19 (18.45%) MS Excel
13 18 (17.48%) SLA
13 18 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (15.53%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (15.53%) Firewall
15 15 (14.56%) SQL
16 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
17 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (12.62%) Structured Cabling
17 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
17 13 (12.62%) Project Management
17 13 (12.62%) Finance
18 12 (11.65%) Migration
18 12 (11.65%) Dell
18 12 (11.65%) CCNA
18 12 (11.65%) vSphere
19 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
19 11 (10.68%) SCOM
19 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (3.88%) Lync
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (18.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) AWD
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.97%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.98%) SAN
2 23 (22.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (15.53%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (15.53%) Firewall
4 13 (12.62%) Structured Cabling
5 10 (9.71%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (7.77%) Ethernet
6 8 (7.77%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.80%) DNS
8 6 (5.83%) DHCP
9 4 (3.88%) LAN
10 3 (2.91%) Internet
10 3 (2.91%) FCoE
11 2 (1.94%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (1.94%) Wireless
11 2 (1.94%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.94%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.94%) WAN
11 2 (1.94%) SNMP
11 2 (1.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) MySQL
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Back Office
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
3 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) French Language
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Replication
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) FlexPod
4 3 (2.91%) iSeries
4 3 (2.91%) e-Health
4 3 (2.91%) AS400
5 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.94%) Derivative
5 2 (1.94%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) DTV
6 1 (0.97%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (48.54%) Windows
2 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.74%) Linux
5 6 (5.83%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.85%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.92%) ITIL
2 13 (12.62%) Project Management
3 12 (11.65%) Migration
4 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (6.80%) Change Control
5 7 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.83%) Performance Testing
7 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.85%) Network Design
8 4 (3.88%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (3.88%) Change Management
8 4 (3.88%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.91%) Coaching
9 3 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.91%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.94%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.56%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (29.13%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (23.30%) CCNP
3 12 (11.65%) CCNA
4 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.77%) Degree
6 7 (6.80%) HP ASE
6 7 (6.80%) A+ Certification
7 5 (4.85%) SAP Certification
7 5 (4.85%) Dell Certification
7 5 (4.85%) MCSA
8 4 (3.88%) MCSE
9 3 (2.91%) MCP
9 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.94%) MCITP
10 2 (1.94%) Server+ Certification
10 2 (1.94%) CCDP
11 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.97%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.48%) SLA
2 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.85%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (33.01%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.65%) vSphere
5 6 (5.83%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.85%) Firmware
7 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.94%) vCloud
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) SCOM
2 8 (7.77%) SCCM
3 5 (4.85%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (4.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (4.85%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.88%) Nagios
4 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.94%) OpenView
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.94%) Cacti
5 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (43.69%) Microsoft
2 42 (40.78%) Cisco
3 29 (28.16%) VMware
4 20 (19.42%) HP
5 12 (11.65%) Dell
6 10 (9.71%) NetApp
7 7 (6.80%) FalconStor
7 7 (6.80%) SolarWinds
7 7 (6.80%) Oracle
7 7 (6.80%) CommVault
8 6 (5.83%) SAP
8 6 (5.83%) IBM
9 5 (4.85%) Citrix
10 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.91%) Symantec
11 3 (2.91%) CA
11 3 (2.91%) Sun
12 2 (1.94%) EMC
12 2 (1.94%) Juniper
12 2 (1.94%) Remedy
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Simplyhealth
Salary: From £38,290 to £40,300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenwich
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Oncall+Car Allowance+Flexy Work hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + Shift Bonus, Pension, Holiday
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago