The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Technician
Rank 892 855 885
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 9 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.029% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.031% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 15
Average salary £24,750 £24,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £43,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £20,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+28.75% -25.92%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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
Top 11 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 30 July 2014. 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 -49 9 £24,750 +3.12%
London -59 5 £23,500 -14.54%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent 0 1 £22,500 +2.27%
West Midlands -2 1 £22,500 +12.50%
Staffordshire -14 1 £22,500 +12.50%
West Yorkshire - 1 £29,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £29,000 -
Leeds - 1 £29,000 -

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco
3 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (31.03%) VMware
5 9 (31.03%) Cognos Impromptu
5 9 (31.03%) Firewall
5 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
6 8 (27.59%) Service Management
6 8 (27.59%) CIMA
6 8 (27.59%) Citrix
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (27.59%) ITIL
6 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
6 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
6 8 (27.59%) Validation
6 8 (27.59%) CIPD
6 8 (27.59%) Degree
6 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (20.69%) HP
7 6 (20.69%) Dell
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (13.79%) A+ Certification
8 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) Law

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (6.90%) FTP
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Law
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) FreeBSD
5 4 (13.79%) CentOS
5 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
5 4 (13.79%) SUSE
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Service Management
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
1 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
1 8 (27.59%) Validation
2 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) Perl
1 4 (13.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CIMA
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (27.59%) CIPD
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) A+ Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) MCSA
2 4 (13.79%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.34%) RHCT
3 3 (10.34%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) vSphere
2 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) Dell
5 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.79%) Sun