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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Technician
Rank 865 923 855
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 27 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.019% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.021% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 30
Average salary £24,500 £27,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.25% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £27,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-9.25% +12.50%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Centre Technician over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Data Centre Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 18 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 27 May 2015. 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 +52 27 £24,500 -9.25% 3
South West - 10 £24,500 -
Devon - 10 £24,500 -
London +38 7 £27,500 -
South East +20 7 £27,000 +17.39% 2
Berkshire 0 5 £27,500 +19.56% 1
Maidenhead -2 2 £26,250 +14.13%
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £17,500 -
Exeter - 2 £21,000 -
Fareham - 2 £26,250 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £17,500 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £26,250 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £17,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Loughborough - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £35,000 -
Slough - 1 £27,000 - 1

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 56 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 39 (69.64%) Windows
3 30 (53.57%) Linux
4 21 (37.50%) Cisco
5 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
6 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (23.21%) Legal
8 12 (21.43%) SLA
8 12 (21.43%) VMware
9 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
10 10 (17.86%) VMware ESX
10 10 (17.86%) HP
10 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 10 (17.86%) UNIX
11 9 (16.07%) Firewall
11 9 (16.07%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (14.29%) Backup Exec
12 8 (14.29%) Law
12 8 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 8 (14.29%) Mainframe
12 8 (14.29%) Dell
12 8 (14.29%) A+ Certification
12 8 (14.29%) FreeBSD
12 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.29%) Sun
13 7 (12.50%) CCNA
13 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
13 7 (12.50%) Server Building

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
2 8 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 13 (23.21%) Legal
2 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.29%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 56 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) UNIX
4 8 (14.29%) FreeBSD
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.50%) Server Building
4 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 2 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
6 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.79%) Logistics
6 1 (1.79%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.79%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 8 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (12.50%) CCNA
4 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (10.71%) Degree
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.71%) MCSE
4 6 (10.71%) MCSA
5 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) VMware ESX
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) vSphere
3 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco
2 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.43%) VMware
4 10 (17.86%) HP
5 8 (14.29%) Dell
5 8 (14.29%) Sun
6 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.71%) Citrix
7 6 (10.71%) IBM
8 5 (8.93%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.79%) SunGard
9 1 (1.79%) Remedy
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 15% on call & 5% shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25500.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago