Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Centre Technician was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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 Technician
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1131 1132 1218
Rank change year-on-year +1 +86 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 19 65 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.037% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.038% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 69
England median annual salary £23,000 £25,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.68% +3.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £19,075 £21,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £30,713 £35,000
UK median annual salary £23,000 £25,750 £26,125
% change year-on-year -10.68% -1.44% -3.24%

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 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Data Centre Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Technician in England

Data Centre Technician
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Technician in England

Data Centre Technician
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Technician in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Technician in England

Data Centre Technician
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 Technician within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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
East of England -2 9 £23,000 -8.00%
South East +33 6 £23,000 -8.91%
London -13 5 £25,000 -3.85% 1
Data Centre Technician
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Data Centre Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (47.37%) Cognos Impromptu
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
2 9 (47.37%) IPv4
2 9 (47.37%) IPv6
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) SLA
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) CCIE
6 2 (10.53%) CCNA
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.53%) LAMP
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) SSH
6 2 (10.53%) WordPress
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) Magento
6 2 (10.53%) NAS
6 2 (10.53%) Chat Support
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Joomla!
6 2 (10.53%) cPanel
6 2 (10.53%) Server Building
7 1 (5.26%) Proprietary Trading

Data Centre Technician 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 (10.53%) Joomla!
1 2 (10.53%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) IPv4
1 9 (47.37%) IPv6
1 9 (47.37%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) SSH
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) DWDM
4 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
1 2 (10.53%) Chat Support
1 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
1 2 (10.53%) Server Building
2 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
2 1 (5.26%) Proprietary Trading
2 1 (5.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCIE
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Dell