The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Data Centre Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Specialist
Rank 891 977 984
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 23 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Median salary £80,000 £50,000 £64,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -22.77%
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £25,000 £64,750
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -61.38%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Data Centre Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Data Centre Specialist in the job title.

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 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Data Centre Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Specialist
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 23 £80,000 +60.00%
West Midlands +9 17 - -
Birmingham - 16 - -
London +65 3 - -
South East - 3 £80,000 -
City of London +69 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £80,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £80,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £80,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £80,000 -
Banbury - 2 £80,000 -
Aldershot - 2 £80,000 -
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £47,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Data Centre Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Data Centre Specialist in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (62.96%) Citrix
3 16 (59.26%) Service Delivery
3 16 (59.26%) Line Management
4 13 (48.15%) CMDB
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) SAN
6 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.11%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) LDAP
6 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) DHCP
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Firewall
6 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) F5
6 3 (11.11%) Huawei
6 3 (11.11%) Brocade
6 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.11%) Business Development
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.41%) Presales
7 2 (7.41%) Degree

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
1 3 (11.11%) LDAP
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (48.15%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Line Management
1 16 (59.26%) Service Delivery
2 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (11.11%) Business Development
3 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Presales
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.70%) B2B
5 1 (3.70%) E-Discovery
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Citrix
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Brocade
3 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.11%) F5
3 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Huawei
3 3 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) VMware