The median annual salary for a Data Centre Specialist was £60,000 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 Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 943 927
Rank change year-on-year +111 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 10 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £43,500 -
% change year-on-year +37.93% -  

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 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 28 March 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 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
West Midlands - 7 £60,000 -
North West - 2 £45,000 -
London +76 1 - - 1
Data Centre Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 27 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (70.37%) Citrix
3 15 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 15 (55.56%) Line Management
3 15 (55.56%) CMDB
3 15 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (14.81%) CCA
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) MCSA
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) Dell
5 4 (14.81%) EMC
5 4 (14.81%) vSphere
5 4 (14.81%) XenApp
5 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security
5 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) VCP5
5 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
6 3 (11.11%) IaaS
6 3 (11.11%) Ceph
6 3 (11.11%) Microservices
6 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (11.11%) IaaS
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (55.56%) CMDB
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 15 (55.56%) Line Management
1 15 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Microservices
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 3 (11.11%) Presales
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) SOA
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCA
1 4 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (14.81%) MCSA
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.81%) VCP5
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) HIPAA
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.81%) vSphere
1 4 (14.81%) XenApp
1 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Ceph
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Citrix
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Dell
3 4 (14.81%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) Intel
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Computacenter
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