The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Data Centre Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 260 310
Rank change year-on-year +26 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.039% 0.032% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.033% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Median salary £68,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £50,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £32,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -21.95%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in the City of London

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Engineer in the City of London

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 City of London region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) Break/Fix
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) CCVP
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) GLBP
2 1 (11.11%) HSRP
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) Multicast
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Break/Fix
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE Data Center
2 1 (11.11%) CCVP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) VCAP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) VMware