The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Operator 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 Operator in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Operator
Rank 881 888 875
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Operator 23 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.019% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 2
Average salary £25,000 £31,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,300 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £36,325 £35,100
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £31,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +5.08%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Data Centre Operator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre Operator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Centre Operator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Operator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre Operator within the UK.

Data Centre Operator Salary Trend in the UK

Data Centre Operator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Centre Operator over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Data Centre Operator Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Operator
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Operator within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +11 23 £25,000 -19.35%
London 0 10 £25,000 -28.57%
East Midlands +2 6 £24,000 +6.66%
Northamptonshire - 6 £24,000 -
Wellingborough - 6 £24,000 -
Berkshire +22 5 £32,500 +32.65%
South East +14 5 £32,500 +32.65%
Warwickshire - 2 £25,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
Romford - 2 £25,000 -
Slough - 2 - -
Atherstone - 1 £25,000 -

Data Centre Operator
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Operator 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 Operator in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (60.71%) UNIX
2 17 (60.71%) AS400
3 11 (39.29%) Data Centre Operations
4 10 (35.71%) SLA
5 9 (32.14%) IBM
5 9 (32.14%) Tivoli
5 9 (32.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 9 (32.14%) Mainframe
5 9 (32.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (28.57%) Tandem
6 8 (28.57%) Banking
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (7.14%) Linux
8 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (7.14%) MS Office
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Remedy
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) Time Management
8 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.57%) Computacenter

Data Centre Operator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Operator 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 Operator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (60.71%) AS400
3 9 (32.14%) Mainframe
3 9 (32.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (28.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) UNIX
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.14%) Change Management
2 2 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) Computacenter