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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Technician
Rank 852 881 851
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 29 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.010% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.011% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 22
Average salary £28,000 £21,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.23% -42.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,950 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £21,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+34.88% -18.86%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Data Centre Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 14 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 February 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 +11 28 £28,000 +30.23% 3
London +21 10 £20,000 - 1
South East -8 9 £28,750 -16.05% 1
Slough - 9 £28,750 -
Berkshire - 9 £28,750 -
West Midlands - 8 £30,500 - 1
Birmingham - 7 £30,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £17,000 -
Manchester - 1 £22,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £17,500 - 1
North West - 1 £22,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £17,500 - 1
South Wales - 1 £17,000 -
Wales - 1 £17,000 -

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Cisco
3 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 21 (51.22%) Linux
4 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (43.90%) VMware
6 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (31.71%) CCNA
6 13 (31.71%) MCSE
6 13 (31.71%) MCSA
7 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (24.39%) vSphere
7 10 (24.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (24.39%) Citrix
7 10 (24.39%) Firewall
7 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (21.95%) VMware ESX
9 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
9 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
10 7 (17.07%) HP
10 7 (17.07%) Dell
10 7 (17.07%) A+ Certification
10 7 (17.07%) Sun
10 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.07%) FreeBSD
10 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.07%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco PIX

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (7.32%) IIS
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
3 3 (7.32%) POP3
3 3 (7.32%) SMTP
3 3 (7.32%) SSH
3 3 (7.32%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.07%) Law
2 5 (12.20%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.07%) FreeBSD
6 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.76%) Change Management
2 3 (7.32%) E-Procurement
3 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
3 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (31.71%) MCSE
2 13 (31.71%) MCSA
2 13 (31.71%) CCNA
3 10 (24.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (19.51%) Degree
5 7 (17.07%) A+ Certification
5 7 (17.07%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (7.32%) MCP
7 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (24.39%) vSphere
3 9 (21.95%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (43.90%) VMware
4 10 (24.39%) Citrix
5 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
6 7 (17.07%) HP
6 7 (17.07%) Dell
6 7 (17.07%) Sun
7 5 (12.20%) IBM
7 5 (12.20%) TOWER Software
8 1 (2.44%) SunGard
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy
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