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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Technician
Rank 867 931 973
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 23 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.029% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.031% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 6
Median salary £27,000 £25,500 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £35,000 £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 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 1 October 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 22 £26,500 +6.00% 3
North West - 9 £29,500 - 1
Manchester - 9 £29,500 - 1
London +65 6 £26,000 -13.33% 1
South East +47 3 £27,000 +17.39%
Reading +27 3 £27,000 +1.88%
Berkshire +16 3 £27,000 +17.39%
East of England +24 2 £25,000 +8.69%
Hertfordshire +19 2 £25,000 +8.69%
Hemel Hempstead +3 2 £25,000 +8.69%
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,750 -
South West - 2 £28,750 - 1
City of London - 1 £26,000 -

Data Centre Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 58 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 30 (51.72%) VPN
2 30 (51.72%) IPv4
2 30 (51.72%) IPv6
3 24 (41.38%) Cognos Impromptu
4 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
4 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.97%) C
6 10 (17.24%) MS Office
6 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 10 (17.24%) SLA
7 9 (15.52%) Windows
7 9 (15.52%) Linux
7 9 (15.52%) CAFM
8 8 (13.79%) Sun
8 8 (13.79%) Law
8 8 (13.79%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (13.79%) FreeBSD
8 8 (13.79%) Cisco
8 8 (13.79%) HP
8 8 (13.79%) Dell
8 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (13.79%) A+ Certification
8 8 (13.79%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (13.79%) Computacenter
9 7 (12.07%) QA
10 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
11 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.17%) Driving Licence
12 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared

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 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.24%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) IPv4
1 30 (51.72%) IPv6
1 30 (51.72%) VPN
2 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.72%) FTP
5 1 (1.72%) HTTP
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 8 (13.79%) Law
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 58 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) FreeBSD
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) CAFM
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL
2 2 (3.45%) QMS
3 1 (1.72%) Change Control
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (1.72%) Information Security
3 1 (1.72%) Information Security Management
3 1 (1.72%) ISMS
3 1 (1.72%) Project Management
3 1 (1.72%) Security Management
3 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) A+ Certification
1 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (13.79%) Network+ Certification
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) SLA
2 7 (12.07%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco
2 8 (13.79%) Computacenter
2 8 (13.79%) Dell
2 8 (13.79%) HP
2 8 (13.79%) Sun
3 2 (3.45%) Remedy
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Obscurant
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum Excellent company benefits - Pension
Posted: 14 days ago