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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Technician
Rank 918 907 922
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 17 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.028% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.029% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 13
Average salary £23,000 £28,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.29% +32.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,550 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £29,250 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +36.04%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Data Centre Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 9 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 17 £23,000 -20.68% 3
Hertfordshire - 7 £23,000 -
East of England - 7 £23,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £23,000 -
London +5 6 £35,000 +75.00% 1
South East +10 4 £22,500 -21.73%
Berkshire -15 4 £22,500 -21.73%
Maidenhead - 4 £22,500 -
City of London - 1 £40,000 -

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (39.13%) Cognos Impromptu
3 17 (36.96%) VPN
3 17 (36.96%) Windows
3 17 (36.96%) IPv4
3 17 (36.96%) IPv6
4 16 (34.78%) Linux
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco
6 9 (19.57%) HP
7 8 (17.39%) Dell
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.22%) Driving Licence
9 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.87%) Firewall
9 5 (10.87%) VMware
10 4 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
10 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
10 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.70%) cPanel
10 4 (8.70%) Plesk
10 4 (8.70%) Law
10 4 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (8.70%) Internet
10 4 (8.70%) FreeBSD
10 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.70%) MySQL
10 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) IPv4
1 17 (36.96%) IPv6
1 17 (36.96%) VPN
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (8.70%) FTP
3 4 (8.70%) Internet
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) Cognos Impromptu
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.70%) Law
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 46 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) FreeBSD
4 1 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) Debian
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
2 1 (2.17%) Change Control
2 1 (2.17%) Logistics
2 1 (2.17%) Security Patching
2 1 (2.17%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (2.17%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) A+ Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SAS 70
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) cPanel
1 4 (8.70%) Plesk
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (2.17%) WMI
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco
2 9 (19.57%) HP
3 8 (17.39%) Dell
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 4 (8.70%) Sun
6 4 (8.70%) Supermicro
7 2 (4.35%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) Trend Micro
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pennine Acute Hospital NHS Trust
Salary: From £21,692 to £28,180 per annum Band 5, £21,692 - £28,180
Posted: 9 days ago