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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Technician
Rank 849 920 848
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 43 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.008% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.008% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 42 6 29
Average salary £26,250 £24,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,750 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+2.91% +28.75%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £26,500 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Data Centre Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 21 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 31 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 +52 42 £26,250 +6.06% 3
South East - 24 £26,500 - 2
Berkshire - 17 £27,500 - 2
Slough - 13 £26,500 - 2
Fareham - 7 £26,250 -
Hampshire - 7 £26,250 -
London +31 6 £25,000 +6.38%
West Midlands -6 5 £28,000 +24.44%
Warwickshire - 5 £28,000 -
South West - 4 £24,500 -
Devon - 4 £24,500 -
Reading - 4 £35,500 -
Warwick - 4 £28,000 -
East of England +6 3 £23,000 -
Hertfordshire -12 3 £23,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -5 2 £23,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Nuneaton - 1 £35,000 -
Exeter - 1 £21,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 69 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 33 (47.83%) Windows
3 29 (42.03%) Linux
4 21 (30.43%) Cisco
5 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (27.54%) HP
6 19 (27.54%) SLA
7 18 (26.09%) ITIL
8 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
10 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 12 (17.39%) IBM
10 12 (17.39%) Asset Management
11 11 (15.94%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (15.94%) Law
11 11 (15.94%) Network+ Certification
11 11 (15.94%) FreeBSD
11 11 (15.94%) Sun
11 11 (15.94%) Dell
11 11 (15.94%) A+ Certification
12 10 (14.49%) UNIX
12 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
13 9 (13.04%) CCNA
13 9 (13.04%) Change Control
13 9 (13.04%) Logistics
14 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (11.59%) Legal
14 8 (11.59%) VMware
14 8 (11.59%) VMware ESX
14 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (8.70%) Firewall
4 5 (7.25%) VPN
4 5 (7.25%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (5.80%) IPv4
5 4 (5.80%) IPv6
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) DNS
6 1 (1.45%) SSH
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (15.94%) Law
2 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.59%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 69 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Linux
3 11 (15.94%) FreeBSD
4 10 (14.49%) UNIX
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Fedora
6 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Asset Management
3 9 (13.04%) Logistics
3 9 (13.04%) Change Control
4 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.14%) Service Management
5 7 (10.14%) Server Building
5 7 (10.14%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (1.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.45%) Facility Management
6 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.45%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.45%) Information Security
6 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.45%) Project Management
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.94%) A+ Certification
2 11 (15.94%) Network+ Certification
3 9 (13.04%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.54%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.45%) Plesk
2 1 (1.45%) cPanel
2 1 (1.45%) Webmin
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Cisco
2 19 (27.54%) HP
3 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.39%) IBM
5 11 (15.94%) Sun
5 11 (15.94%) Dell
6 8 (11.59%) VMware
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix
8 1 (1.45%) F5
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Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 25 days holiday
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