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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Technician
Rank 863 894 868
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 32 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.010% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.011% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 32
Average salary £25,250 £23,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.60% -30.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,650 £20,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,750 £27,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
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 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +9 31 £26,000 +11.82% 3
London +20 13 £22,500 +12.50%
South East +13 7 £28,000 -17.64%
Berkshire +9 7 £28,000 +21.73%
West Midlands - 7 £30,500 -
Slough - 6 £28,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £30,500 -
Devon +2 2 £24,500 +13.95% 2
South West -8 2 £24,500 +13.95% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £17,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £17,500 -
North West +11 1 £22,000 -6.38% 1
Maidenhead +6 1 £27,500 +19.56%
Manchester -4 1 £22,000 -6.38% 1
Bridgend - 1 £17,000 -
Loughborough - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £17,000 -
South Wales - 1 £17,000 -

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Linux
3 23 (46.00%) Cisco
4 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (34.00%) VMware
7 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (24.00%) CCNA
7 12 (24.00%) MCSE
7 12 (24.00%) MCSA
8 10 (20.00%) Firewall
9 9 (18.00%) VMware ESX
9 9 (18.00%) Law
9 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (18.00%) vSphere
9 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (18.00%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (18.00%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (18.00%) FreeBSD
9 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (18.00%) Sun
9 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.00%) A+ Certification
9 9 (18.00%) HP
9 9 (18.00%) Dell
9 9 (18.00%) Citrix
9 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (16.00%) Degree

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (6.00%) IIS
1 3 (6.00%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) POP3
3 3 (6.00%) SMTP
3 3 (6.00%) SSH
3 3 (6.00%) IMAP
4 2 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (18.00%) Law
2 7 (14.00%) Legal
3 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (18.00%) FreeBSD
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.00%) Change Management
2 3 (6.00%) E-Procurement
2 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL
4 1 (2.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (24.00%) MCSE
2 12 (24.00%) MCSA
2 12 (24.00%) CCNA
3 9 (18.00%) A+ Certification
3 9 (18.00%) Network+ Certification
3 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (16.00%) Degree
5 3 (6.00%) MCP
6 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.00%) VMware ESX
2 9 (18.00%) vSphere
3 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Cisco
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.00%) VMware
4 9 (18.00%) Sun
4 9 (18.00%) HP
4 9 (18.00%) Dell
4 9 (18.00%) Citrix
5 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.00%) IBM
6 5 (10.00%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.00%) SunGard
7 1 (2.00%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Superb training resource
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago