The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 791 874
Rank change year-on-year -12 +83  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 52 116 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.13% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 34 90 71
Median salary £47,500 £35,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.86% -13.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £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 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 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +21 17 £66,000 +14.78% 4
West Midlands +9 8 £37,500 +17.18%
South East +6 8 £30,000 -9.09% 4
East of England -14 5 £72,500 +190.00%
North West -38 5 £26,000 -50.47% 2
East Midlands +27 4 £25,000 - 1
South West +11 3 £21,000 +16.66%
Yorkshire +5 2 £41,250 -
Data Centre Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 124 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 55 (44.35%) Cisco
3 52 (41.94%) Linux
4 46 (37.10%) Windows
5 32 (25.81%) VMware
6 26 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (17.74%) CCNP
8 22 (17.74%) Unix
8 22 (17.74%) Firewall
9 21 (16.94%) Telecoms
9 21 (16.94%) NetApp
10 20 (16.13%) SAN
10 20 (16.13%) ITIL
11 19 (15.32%) SLA
11 19 (15.32%) Degree
11 19 (15.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (14.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (13.71%) SCCM
13 17 (13.71%) Break/Fix
14 16 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (12.90%) Service Management
14 16 (12.90%) Service Delivery
14 16 (12.90%) Change Management
14 16 (12.90%) Finance
15 15 (12.10%) Juniper
15 15 (12.10%) Dell
15 15 (12.10%) Computer Science
16 14 (11.29%) SCOM
16 14 (11.29%) ISO/IEC 20000

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 2 (1.61%) IIS
1 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.61%) nginx
1 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (10.48%) assyst
2 3 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.23%) Office 365
5 2 (1.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.74%) Firewall
2 20 (16.13%) SAN
3 19 (15.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (10.48%) VPN
5 12 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (8.06%) LAN
7 9 (7.26%) BGP
8 8 (6.45%) MPLS
8 8 (6.45%) OSPF
8 8 (6.45%) WAN
9 7 (5.65%) IPv4
9 7 (5.65%) IPv6
10 5 (4.03%) Network Security
11 4 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (3.23%) HSRP
11 4 (3.23%) VRRP
11 4 (3.23%) Wireshark
12 3 (2.42%) DHCP
12 3 (2.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.87%) Cognos Impromptu
2 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.42%) MySQL
General
1 21 (16.94%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.90%) Finance
3 10 (8.06%) Retail
4 5 (4.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) REST
1 1 (0.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 124 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.10%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.03%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.81%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 52 (41.94%) Linux
2 46 (37.10%) Windows
3 22 (17.74%) Unix
4 12 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.42%) CentOS
8 2 (1.61%) Debian
8 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.61%) Solaris
8 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.13%) ITIL
2 17 (13.71%) Break/Fix
3 16 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (12.90%) Change Management
3 16 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 16 (12.90%) Service Management
4 13 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (10.48%) Process Improvement
4 13 (10.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (9.68%) Task Automation
6 10 (8.06%) Data Centre Operations
7 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.84%) DNA
7 6 (4.84%) Presales
7 6 (4.84%) Service Design
8 4 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.23%) Network Design
9 2 (1.61%) Information Security
9 2 (1.61%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.42%) SQL
2 2 (1.61%) C
2 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.61%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.81%) C++
3 1 (0.81%) Java
3 1 (0.81%) Perl
3 1 (0.81%) PHP
3 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (17.74%) CCNP
3 19 (15.32%) Degree
4 18 (14.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (11.29%) CCIE
5 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (9.68%) CCIE Data Center
6 12 (9.68%) VCAP
7 10 (8.06%) CCNA
8 9 (7.26%) MCSA
9 6 (4.84%) HND
9 6 (4.84%) MCSE
10 4 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.23%) RHCT
11 3 (2.42%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.42%) CCA
11 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (2.42%) VCP5
12 2 (1.61%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 2 (1.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.32%) SLA
2 14 (11.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.23%) vSphere
4 4 (3.23%) XenApp
5 3 (2.42%) KVM
5 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.61%) Firmware
6 2 (1.61%) Varnish
6 2 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.81%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.81%) vCloud
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) SCCM
2 14 (11.29%) SCOM
3 13 (10.48%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.03%) cPanel
4 5 (4.03%) Plesk
5 3 (2.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (44.35%) Cisco
2 32 (25.81%) VMware
3 21 (16.94%) NetApp
4 15 (12.10%) Dell
4 15 (12.10%) Juniper
5 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
6 11 (8.87%) HP
7 9 (7.26%) Fortinet
8 7 (5.65%) Citrix
9 6 (4.84%) Huawei
9 6 (4.84%) Palo Alto
9 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.23%) EMC
10 4 (3.23%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.42%) BMC
11 3 (2.42%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.42%) IBM
11 3 (2.42%) Remedy
11 3 (2.42%) Supermicro
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