The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Centre Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Centre Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 199 213 186
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.076% 0.054% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.057% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £31,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -18.18%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4979 5273 4677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.96% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4165 4416 4090
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Data Centre Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Centre Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham - 4 £40,000 -
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Data Centre Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Symantec
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
2 4 (44.44%) Business Development
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Data Centre Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Debian
1 1 (11.11%) Fedora
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Business Development
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter