The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 111 130 116
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.44% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1749 2248 1673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.00% 95.50% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1744 1412
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in Birmingham

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Engineer in Birmingham

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Data Centre Engineer 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
1 15 (100.00%) Service Management
1 15 (100.00%) Change Management
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
1 15 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (93.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (93.33%) SCOM
2 14 (93.33%) Retail
2 14 (93.33%) assyst
2 14 (93.33%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (93.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (93.33%) Process Improvement
2 14 (93.33%) Service Delivery
2 14 (93.33%) Unix
2 14 (93.33%) Tivoli
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (93.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (93.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (93.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Change Management
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
1 15 (100.00%) Service Management
2 14 (93.33%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (93.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (93.33%) Process Improvement
2 14 (93.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.67%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
2 14 (93.33%) SCOM
2 14 (93.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Dell
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
1 1 (6.67%) VMware