Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Centre Architect was £71,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Data Centre Architect
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1128 1098 1205
Rank change year-on-year -30 +107 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 32 80 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.045% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.046% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 50
England median annual salary £71,500 £73,750 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.05% +11.74% -4.00%
10th Percentile £57,500 £60,250 £52,250
90th Percentile £99,625 £97,500 £86,375
UK median annual salary £71,500 £73,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.05% +13.46% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160642 172382 198265
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 129864 145429 166431
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Data Centre Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Data Centre Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Architect in England

Data Centre Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Architect in England

Data Centre Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Architect in England

Data Centre Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +35 19 £77,500 -13.89% 1
Midlands +27 17 £75,000 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +19 16 - - 1
London -12 7 £68,000 -15.00% 1
East of England +8 5 - -
East Midlands +20 1 £75,000 -
Data Centre Architect
UK

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Data Centre Architect 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 England region featuring Data Centre Architect in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (59.38%) Presales
3 17 (53.13%) Service Delivery
4 16 (50.00%) CCTV
4 16 (50.00%) Change Control
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (21.88%) PaaS
7 7 (21.88%) IaaS
8 6 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
9 5 (15.63%) Data Centre Operations
9 5 (15.63%) SaaS
9 5 (15.63%) Office 365
9 5 (15.63%) Service Management
9 5 (15.63%) Cognizant
10 4 (12.50%) VMware
10 4 (12.50%) Firewall
11 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
12 2 (6.25%) Network Security
12 2 (6.25%) SAN
12 2 (6.25%) Finance
12 2 (6.25%) Replication
12 2 (6.25%) Degree
12 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
12 2 (6.25%) SAP
12 2 (6.25%) Linux
12 2 (6.25%) SQL

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.88%) IaaS
2 7 (21.88%) PaaS
3 5 (15.63%) Office 365
3 5 (15.63%) SaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.13%) JSON
1 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
1 1 (3.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (50.00%) CCTV
3 6 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
5 2 (6.25%) Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Presales
2 17 (53.13%) Service Delivery
3 16 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (15.63%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (15.63%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) B2B
5 1 (3.13%) Coaching
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Network Design
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Self-Awareness
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.13%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) COBIT
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cognizant
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Imperva
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Radware
5 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk