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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Technician
Rank 863 920 852
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 39 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.015% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.016% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 28
Average salary £26,250 £27,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Data Centre Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 20 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 3 July 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 +43 38 £26,250 -2.77% 1
South East +33 21 £27,000 +17.39% 1
Berkshire +8 14 £35,000 +52.17%
Slough - 8 £28,000 -
London +23 7 £25,000 -7.40%
Fareham - 7 £26,250 - 1
Devon - 7 £24,500 -
Hampshire - 7 £26,250 - 1
South West - 7 £24,500 -
Reading - 5 £35,000 -
East of England +4 2 £23,000 -14.81%
Hertfordshire 0 2 £23,000 -14.81%
Hemel Hempstead -13 1 £23,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 - 1
Exeter - 1 £21,000 -
Warwick - 1 £28,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £28,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £28,000 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 - 1

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 72 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 33 (45.83%) Linux
4 25 (34.72%) Cisco
5 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (26.39%) HP
6 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
6 19 (26.39%) SLA
7 18 (25.00%) ITIL
8 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
9 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
10 12 (16.67%) FreeBSD
10 12 (16.67%) Sun
10 12 (16.67%) Dell
10 12 (16.67%) A+ Certification
10 12 (16.67%) Law
10 12 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
10 12 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
11 11 (15.28%) CCNA
12 10 (13.89%) UNIX
12 10 (13.89%) Legal
12 10 (13.89%) VMware
12 10 (13.89%) VMware ESX
13 9 (12.50%) Asset Management
13 9 (12.50%) Logistics
13 9 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (12.50%) Change Control
14 8 (11.11%) Server Building
14 8 (11.11%) Backup Exec

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) IIS
1 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (9.72%) Firewall
4 5 (6.94%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.39%) SSH
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) IPv4
5 1 (1.39%) IPv6
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (16.67%) Law
2 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
3 10 (13.89%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 72 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 33 (45.83%) Linux
3 12 (16.67%) FreeBSD
4 10 (13.89%) UNIX
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) Debian
7 1 (1.39%) Fedora
7 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 9 (12.50%) Logistics
2 9 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (12.50%) Change Control
3 8 (11.11%) Server Building
3 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.72%) Service Management
4 7 (9.72%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (1.39%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.39%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.39%) Facility Management
5 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.39%) Change Management
5 1 (1.39%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (1.39%) Information Security
5 1 (1.39%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.39%) Project Management
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 12 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (15.28%) CCNA
4 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.17%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.17%) MCSE
4 3 (4.17%) MCSA
5 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) vSphere
2 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.39%) Plesk
2 1 (1.39%) cPanel
2 1 (1.39%) Webmin
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Cisco
2 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.39%) HP
3 12 (16.67%) Dell
3 12 (16.67%) Sun
4 10 (13.89%) VMware
5 8 (11.11%) IBM
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.17%) Citrix
8 2 (2.78%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.39%) Remedy
9 1 (1.39%) SunGard
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
SCC
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago