The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Specialist
Rank 218 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.072% 0.076% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.080% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.04%
Data Centre Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5327 4989 4717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.36% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4719 4269 4097
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Centre Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Centre Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Centre Specialist Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Data Centre Specialist Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Centre Specialist
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 Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 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 -12 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
Data Centre Specialist
England

Data Centre Specialist
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
1 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) NetApp
1 2 (22.22%) VMware