The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Data Centre Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Technician
Rank 884 918 979
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 30 44 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.040% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.042% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 7
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +17.77%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%

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
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
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 Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +47 29 £25,000 -5.66% 2
London +41 9 £26,000 +4.00%
East of England +29 9 £25,000 +8.69%
Hertfordshire +29 9 £25,000 +8.69%
Hemel Hempstead +12 9 £25,000 +8.69%
South East +9 8 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Berkshire +3 7 £25,000 -7.40% 1
Slough +10 6 £25,000 -5.66% 1
West Midlands -2 2 £32,000 +14.28%
Herefordshire - 2 £32,000 -
Reading +7 1 - -
Hampshire -7 1 £25,500 -2.85%
Manchester - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £26,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £25,500 -
North West - 1 - - 1

Data Centre Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Data Centre Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 35 (66.04%) VPN
2 35 (66.04%) IPv4
2 35 (66.04%) IPv6
3 27 (50.94%) Cognos Impromptu
4 12 (22.64%) Linux
5 11 (20.75%) Windows
5 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
6 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
7 9 (16.98%) QA
8 8 (15.09%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (15.09%) A+ Certification
8 8 (15.09%) Cisco
8 8 (15.09%) Law
8 8 (15.09%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (15.09%) FreeBSD
8 8 (15.09%) Sun
8 8 (15.09%) HP
8 8 (15.09%) Dell
8 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (5.66%) Remedy
9 3 (5.66%) VMware
9 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
10 2 (3.77%) People Management
10 2 (3.77%) Internet
10 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.77%) CMDB
10 2 (3.77%) Solaris
10 2 (3.77%) MS Office

Data Centre Technician 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:

Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (66.04%) IPv4
1 35 (66.04%) IPv6
1 35 (66.04%) VPN
2 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (3.77%) FTP
4 2 (3.77%) HTTP
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) SMTP
5 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.94%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 8 (15.09%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) CMDB
3 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Windows
3 8 (15.09%) FreeBSD
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
1 2 (3.77%) People Management
2 1 (1.89%) CAFM
2 1 (1.89%) Change Control
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (1.89%) Information Security
2 1 (1.89%) Information Security Management
2 1 (1.89%) ISMS
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL
2 1 (1.89%) Project Management
2 1 (1.89%) Security Management
2 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) A+ Certification
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (15.09%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) MCITP
2 1 (1.89%) MCSA
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) Dell
2 8 (15.09%) HP
2 8 (15.09%) Sun
3 3 (5.66%) Remedy
3 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Computacenter
Manchester
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
IQ Telecom
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago