The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Specialist
Rank 928 875 896
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 7 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.012% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 7
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £67,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £25,875
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +42.99%
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 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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Data Centre Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Specialist
Top 11 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 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -45 7 £50,000 +35.13% 1
South East -12 3 £65,000 +75.67%
London -50 2 £58,500 -6.40%
City of London - 2 £58,500 -
Reading 0 1 £32,500 -5.79%
Berkshire 0 1 £32,500 -12.16%
Slough -3 1 £32,500 -12.16%
East of England -9 1 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Essex - 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

Data Centre Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) HNC
5 2 (18.18%) HND
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Intel
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) LAMP
5 2 (18.18%) Replication
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux

Data Centre Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
2 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) HNC
2 2 (18.18%) HND
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) VTSP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Intel
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade
6 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
Peterborough
Hudson - London
Salary: £39000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago