The median annual salary for a Data Centre Specialist was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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 Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 903 945
Rank change year-on-year +43 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.009% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £80,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -4.16% +23.07%  

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 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Centre Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Specialist in England

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Specialist in England

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Specialist in England

Data Centre Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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 +38 3 £37,000 - 1
South East +42 2 £58,750 -7.84%
North West - 1 £47,500 - 1
Data Centre Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (25.00%) CMDB
4 4 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) MCSA
5 3 (18.75%) CCA
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (18.75%) VCP5
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (18.75%) vSphere

Data Centre Specialist 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
3 2 (12.50%) SUSE
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Line Management
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCA
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCSA
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) VCP5
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
1 3 (18.75%) XenApp
1 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Computacenter
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Uncapped OTE
Posted: 26 days ago