The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 832 848
Rank change year-on-year +57 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 67 115 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.12% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 48 87 68
Median salary £38,750 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.16% -14.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,300 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £61,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -26.38% -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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +76 35 £42,500 -10.52% 4
South East +31 15 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +35 7 £30,000 - 1
East of England +5 5 £25,000 -12.28% 1
North West -11 4 £34,250 -31.50% 3
East Midlands +4 1 £25,000 +6.38% 2
Data Centre Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 202 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 82 (40.59%) Cisco
3 57 (28.22%) Windows
4 51 (25.25%) Linux
5 47 (23.27%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (18.32%) CCNA
6 37 (18.32%) SLA
6 37 (18.32%) Firewall
7 36 (17.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (17.33%) CCNP
9 31 (15.35%) Dell
10 30 (14.85%) Unix
11 27 (13.37%) ITIL
11 27 (13.37%) VMware
12 25 (12.38%) Windows Server
13 24 (11.88%) Wireless
13 24 (11.88%) Finance
13 24 (11.88%) CheckPoint
13 24 (11.88%) CCIE
14 23 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (10.89%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (10.89%) Network Security
15 22 (10.89%) Network Monitoring
16 21 (10.40%) Telecoms
16 21 (10.40%) CCSP
16 21 (10.40%) CCIP
16 21 (10.40%) Network Management
16 21 (10.40%) SaaS
16 21 (10.40%) Network Architecture
16 21 (10.40%) Network Design

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 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (1.49%) IIS
2 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.50%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.50%) nginx
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (7.43%) MS Office
2 6 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (6.93%) assyst
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.40%) SaaS
2 11 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.49%) Office 365
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.32%) Firewall
2 36 (17.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (11.88%) Wireless
4 22 (10.89%) Cisco IOS
4 22 (10.89%) Network Security
5 19 (9.41%) VPN
6 18 (8.91%) LAN
7 17 (8.42%) WAN
8 13 (6.44%) IPv4
8 13 (6.44%) IPv6
9 9 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (4.46%) SAN
9 9 (4.46%) Structured Cabling
10 8 (3.96%) BGP
11 6 (2.97%) Internet
11 6 (2.97%) OSPF
11 6 (2.97%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.98%) FTP
12 4 (1.98%) HSRP
12 4 (1.98%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.92%) Cognos Impromptu
2 4 (1.98%) GIS
2 4 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.49%) MySQL
General
1 24 (11.88%) Finance
2 21 (10.40%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.42%) Retail
4 9 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.97%) Banking
6 5 (2.48%) Publishing
7 4 (1.98%) Law
8 2 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 202 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.98%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.99%) EMC VNX
5 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.50%) CMDB
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.50%) Fintech
6 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.22%) Windows
2 51 (25.25%) Linux
3 30 (14.85%) Unix
4 25 (12.38%) Windows Server
5 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.47%) AIX
8 6 (2.97%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.98%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.99%) CentOS
12 1 (0.50%) Debian
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.37%) ITIL
2 22 (10.89%) Network Monitoring
3 21 (10.40%) Network Architecture
3 21 (10.40%) Network Design
3 21 (10.40%) Network Management
3 21 (10.40%) Network Planning
4 17 (8.42%) Process Improvement
4 17 (8.42%) Service Delivery
4 17 (8.42%) Service Management
5 16 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (7.92%) Change Management
6 15 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (4.95%) Data Centre Operations
8 9 (4.46%) Asset Management
9 8 (3.96%) Presales
10 6 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.97%) CRM
10 6 (2.97%) DNA
10 6 (2.97%) Service Design
11 4 (1.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.46%) SQL
2 6 (2.97%) Python
3 5 (2.48%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.50%) Perl
4 1 (0.50%) PHP
4 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (23.27%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (18.32%) CCNA
3 35 (17.33%) CCNP
4 24 (11.88%) CCIE
5 23 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (10.40%) CCIP
6 21 (10.40%) CCSP
7 12 (5.94%) Security Cleared
8 11 (5.45%) MCSA
9 10 (4.95%) SC Cleared
10 9 (4.46%) HND
10 9 (4.46%) MCSE
11 8 (3.96%) CCA
11 8 (3.96%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (3.96%) VCP5
12 6 (2.97%) Degree
12 6 (2.97%) MCITP
13 5 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.49%) MCDST
14 3 (1.49%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.93%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.45%) vSphere
3 11 (5.45%) XenApp
4 8 (3.96%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.97%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.99%) Firmware
7 1 (0.50%) KVM
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.50%) Varnish
7 1 (0.50%) vCloud
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (9.41%) SCCM
2 17 (8.42%) SCOM
3 14 (6.93%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.98%) cPanel
4 4 (1.98%) Plesk
5 3 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (40.59%) Cisco
2 31 (15.35%) Dell
3 27 (13.37%) VMware
4 24 (11.88%) CheckPoint
5 19 (9.41%) HP
6 17 (8.42%) Microsoft
7 15 (7.43%) Juniper
8 14 (6.93%) NetApp
9 12 (5.94%) Citrix
9 12 (5.94%) IBM
10 10 (4.95%) EMC
11 9 (4.46%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.47%) Oracle
12 7 (3.47%) Sun
13 6 (2.97%) Huawei
13 6 (2.97%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (2.48%) Remedy
15 4 (1.98%) Arista
15 4 (1.98%) SolarWinds
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