The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Data Centre Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Technician
UK
Rank 822 927 920
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 30 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.021% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.022% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 20
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -20.68%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Data Centre Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Data Centre Technician in the job title.

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 26 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +100 26 £25,000 -
London +83 11 £26,500 -24.28%
East of England +33 8 £25,000 +8.69%
Hertfordshire +12 8 £25,000 +8.69%
Hemel Hempstead +6 8 £25,000 +8.69%
North West -3 4 £30,000 -40.00%
Manchester - 4 £30,000 -
Aberdeen - 4 £34,000 -
Scotland - 4 £34,000 -
South East +62 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Berkshire +51 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Slough - 3 £25,000 -
City of London +39 2 £40,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £30,000 -

Data Centre Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Data Centre Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Data Centre Technician in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 18 (27.69%) C
5 16 (24.62%) Windows
5 16 (24.62%) Cognos Impromptu
6 14 (21.54%) VPN
6 14 (21.54%) Linux
6 14 (21.54%) IPv4
6 14 (21.54%) IPv6
6 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
7 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
8 11 (16.92%) SLA
8 11 (16.92%) Cisco
8 11 (16.92%) MS Office
8 11 (16.92%) CAFM
8 11 (16.92%) Structured Cabling
9 10 (15.38%) HP
9 10 (15.38%) ITIL
10 9 (13.85%) Computacenter
11 8 (12.31%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (12.31%) Dell
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (12.31%) A+ Certification
11 8 (12.31%) Law
11 8 (12.31%) FreeBSD
11 8 (12.31%) Sun
11 8 (12.31%) QMS
11 8 (12.31%) DV Cleared

Data Centre Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) IPv4
1 14 (21.54%) IPv6
1 14 (21.54%) VPN
2 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
3 11 (16.92%) Structured Cabling
4 8 (12.31%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (4.62%) DHCP
5 3 (4.62%) DNS
5 3 (4.62%) FTP
5 3 (4.62%) LDAP
5 3 (4.62%) SAN
5 3 (4.62%) SSH
5 3 (4.62%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (12.31%) Law
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.08%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Linux
3 8 (12.31%) FreeBSD
4 4 (6.15%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) CAFM
2 10 (15.38%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) QMS
4 4 (6.15%) Facilities Management
5 3 (4.62%) Information Security
5 3 (4.62%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.62%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.62%) Process Improvement
5 3 (4.62%) Project Management
6 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.08%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (3.08%) Process Management
6 2 (3.08%) Validation
7 1 (1.54%) Data Entry
7 1 (1.54%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) C
2 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.62%) C#
2 3 (4.62%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) Perl
2 3 (4.62%) PHP
2 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) Python
2 3 (4.62%) Ruby
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) A+ Certification
2 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.31%) DV Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) NFS
1 3 (4.62%) Samba
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Cisco
3 10 (15.38%) HP
4 9 (13.85%) Computacenter
5 8 (12.31%) Dell
5 8 (12.31%) Sun
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) Siebel