Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1003 964 1075
Rank change year-on-year -39 +111 +92
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 160 245 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 119 191 222
England median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £19,900 £21,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% -12.50% -4.19%

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 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in England

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Engineer in England

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Engineer in England

Data Centre Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
London -39 47 £42,500 +11.84% 2
South East +36 35 £34,250 +0.74% 4
Midlands +27 29 £23,375 -41.56%
East of England +6 24 £45,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +41 17 £21,750 -45.63%
South West +26 15 £20,000 -27.93%
West Midlands +1 12 £35,000 -30.00%
North of England 0 11 £38,500 +48.08% 1
North West -24 9 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
North East -6 1 £27,500 +11.11%
Data Centre Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 160 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 45 (28.13%) Windows
3 36 (22.50%) Cisco
4 33 (20.63%) SLA
4 33 (20.63%) Microsoft
5 31 (19.38%) Linux
5 31 (19.38%) MPLS
6 26 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (15.00%) Change Management
8 23 (14.38%) ITIL
9 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
9 22 (13.75%) Unix
10 21 (13.13%) Finance
11 20 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
12 19 (11.88%) Data Centre Operations
13 18 (11.25%) MCSA
13 18 (11.25%) Firewall
14 17 (10.63%) Driving Licence
14 17 (10.63%) Break/Fix
15 16 (10.00%) SCCM
15 16 (10.00%) Network Design
15 16 (10.00%) VPN
16 15 (9.38%) Network Security
16 15 (9.38%) Degree
16 15 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (9.38%) F5
17 14 (8.75%) Computer Science
17 14 (8.75%) SCOM
17 14 (8.75%) SC Cleared

Data Centre Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (1.88%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) Apache
2 1 (0.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.38%) MPLS
2 20 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
3 18 (11.25%) Firewall
4 16 (10.00%) VPN
5 15 (9.38%) Network Security
6 13 (8.13%) SAN
7 12 (7.50%) BGP
7 12 (7.50%) OSPF
8 11 (6.88%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (6.88%) IPv4
8 11 (6.88%) IPv6
9 7 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (3.75%) VLAN
10 6 (3.75%) WAN
11 5 (3.13%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (3.13%) DWDM
11 5 (3.13%) VPLS
11 5 (3.13%) Wireless
12 4 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) Cognos Impromptu
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (13.13%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.25%) Electronics
4 2 (1.25%) Marketing
4 2 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 160 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.63%) Driving Licence
3 14 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.25%) CCTV
6 2 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.13%) Windows
2 31 (19.38%) Linux
3 22 (13.75%) Unix
4 12 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) CentOS
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.00%) Change Management
2 23 (14.38%) ITIL
3 19 (11.88%) Data Centre Operations
4 17 (10.63%) Break/Fix
5 16 (10.00%) Network Design
6 15 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (8.75%) Service Delivery
8 12 (7.50%) Analytical Thinking
8 12 (7.50%) Service Management
9 11 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (6.88%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.88%) Process Improvement
10 9 (5.63%) Proprietary Trading
11 8 (5.00%) Change Control
12 6 (3.75%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.75%) Migration
12 6 (3.75%) Proactive Management
13 5 (3.13%) Network Management
13 5 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
14 4 (2.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.38%) PowerShell
1 7 (4.38%) SQL
2 4 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (11.25%) MCSA
4 15 (9.38%) Degree
5 14 (8.75%) SC Cleared
5 14 (8.75%) Security Cleared
6 13 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (6.88%) CCNA
8 10 (6.25%) HND
9 9 (5.63%) A+ Certification
9 9 (5.63%) MCSE
10 8 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (5.00%) CCIE
10 8 (5.00%) GNVQ
11 6 (3.75%) MCP
12 5 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (2.50%) CCA
13 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.50%) RHCT
13 4 (2.50%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.63%) SLA
2 12 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) Firmware
3 5 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.13%) vSphere
3 5 (3.13%) XenApp
4 4 (2.50%) VMware Server
4 4 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (10.00%) SCCM
2 14 (8.75%) SCOM
3 11 (6.88%) Tivoli
4 6 (3.75%) Nagios
4 6 (3.75%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.63%) Ansible
6 1 (0.63%) Cacti
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (22.50%) Cisco
2 33 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.38%) F5
4 13 (8.13%) Remedy
5 11 (6.88%) HP
5 11 (6.88%) Riverbed
5 11 (6.88%) VMware
6 10 (6.25%) Dell
7 8 (5.00%) Meraki
8 7 (4.38%) EMC
9 5 (3.13%) Citrix
10 3 (1.88%) NetApp
10 3 (1.88%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.25%) McAfee
11 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.25%) SAP
12 1 (0.63%) Apple
12 1 (0.63%) IBM
12 1 (0.63%) Intel