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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Technician
Rank 890 844 889
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 6 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.022% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.023% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 7
Average salary £21,250 £27,250 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.01% +26.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £43,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -28.57%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
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 Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Centre Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Salary Trend

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

Data Centre Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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 -27 6 £21,250 -22.01% 3
London -27 3 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £22,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £22,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £22,500 -
Leeds - 1 £27,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) Line Management
6 7 (29.17%) Validation
6 7 (29.17%) CIPD
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (29.17%) Service Management
6 7 (29.17%) CIMA
6 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
6 7 (29.17%) Cognos Impromptu
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
7 6 (25.00%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) Dell
7 6 (25.00%) Citrix
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (20.83%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) Law

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Law
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.83%) FreeBSD
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) SUSE
6 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
1 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
1 7 (29.17%) Service Management
1 7 (29.17%) Validation
1 7 (29.17%) Line Management
2 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CIMA
2 7 (29.17%) CIPD
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (20.83%) A+ Certification
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (16.67%) MCSE
4 4 (16.67%) MCSA
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.33%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) RHCT
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) Dell
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Sun
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
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