The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Technician
Rank 898 845 910
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 19 38 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.034% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.036% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 7
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £22,100 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,500 £27,400
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
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 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 17 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 18 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 -65 19 £27,000 -22.85% 4
West Yorkshire - 7 £27,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £27,000 -
Leeds - 7 £27,000 -
Hertfordshire +17 6 £27,000 -15.62% 1
East of England -8 6 £27,000 -15.62% 1
Hemel Hempstead +10 4 £27,000 -15.62%
Berkshire -3 2 £23,000 -2.12%
Maidenhead -14 2 £23,000 -4.16%
South East -29 2 £23,000 -4.16% 1
North West - 2 £23,500 -
Manchester - 2 £23,500 -
Watford - 2 £27,000 - 1
London -66 1 £20,000 -46.66% 1
Exeter - 1 £21,500 -
Devon - 1 £21,500 -
South West - 1 £21,500 - 1

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) Linux
4 12 (30.00%) HP
4 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (27.50%) SAN
6 10 (25.00%) ITIL
7 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (22.50%) FTP
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (20.00%) Firewall
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (20.00%) Dell
8 8 (20.00%) Sun
8 8 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (17.50%) Citrix
9 7 (17.50%) Juniper
9 7 (17.50%) COM
9 7 (17.50%) VMware
9 7 (17.50%) Degree
9 7 (17.50%) SSH
10 6 (15.00%) Cognos Impromptu
11 5 (12.50%) FreeBSD
11 5 (12.50%) A+ Certification
11 5 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (12.50%) Telecoms

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (10.00%) GlassFish
1 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (27.50%) SAN
3 9 (22.50%) FTP
4 8 (20.00%) Firewall
5 7 (17.50%) SSH
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 5 (12.50%) Law
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) COM
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.50%) FreeBSD
6 4 (10.00%) CentOS
6 4 (10.00%) SUSE
6 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
1 4 (10.00%) Perl
1 4 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 5 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 3 (7.50%) MCSA
4 3 (7.50%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) CIPD
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Server+ Certification
4 3 (7.50%) CIMA
5 2 (5.00%) RHCT
5 2 (5.00%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.50%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco
3 12 (30.00%) HP
4 8 (20.00%) Dell
4 8 (20.00%) Sun
5 7 (17.50%) Citrix
5 7 (17.50%) Juniper
5 7 (17.50%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Symantec
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.00%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) EMC
7 3 (7.50%) NetApp
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NTT Europe
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago