The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Specialist
Rank 892 856 862
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 11 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.008% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 20
Average salary £64,750 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.31% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,700 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,750 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+36.31% -17.39%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Data Centre Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Centre Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Data Centre Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Data Centre Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Specialist
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 11 £64,750 +36.31% 4
Birmingham - 5 £65,000 - 3
West Midlands - 5 £65,000 - 3
East of England -3 3 - -
South East -4 2 £30,000 -52.00%
Peterborough - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £74,000 - 1
Stockport - 1 £74,000 - 1
Watford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £74,000 - 1

Data Centre Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 17 (65.38%) ITIL
2 14 (53.85%) Asset Management
3 10 (38.46%) Capacity Management
3 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
4 6 (23.08%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) Sun
5 5 (19.23%) SAN
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Workflow Management
6 4 (15.38%) Logistics
6 4 (15.38%) QA
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
6 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Change Control
6 4 (15.38%) NetApp
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) Workflow
7 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Retail
8 2 (7.69%) EMC
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (7.69%) Finance
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco
8 2 (7.69%) UNIX
9 1 (3.85%) Windows
9 1 (3.85%) Linux

Data Centre Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) ITIL
2 14 (53.85%) Asset Management
3 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 10 (38.46%) Capacity Management
4 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) Workflow Management
5 4 (15.38%) Logistics
5 4 (15.38%) Workflow
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) VTSP
2 1 (3.85%) HNC
2 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) Sun
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) NetApp
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Intel
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
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Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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