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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Operator
Rank 880 906 881
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Operator 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.001% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.001% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £34,500 - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 - £36,500

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 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
Top 7 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 22 May 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 +37 3 £34,500 -
South East - 2 £34,500 -
Woking - 2 £34,500 -
Surrey - 2 £34,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £24,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £24,000 -
Wellingborough - 1 £24,000 -

Data Centre Operator
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) AS400

Data Centre Operator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM