The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire 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 Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 125 167
Rank change year-on-year -19 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 4 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.78% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.81% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 7
Median salary £72,500 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +190.00% -37.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -1.56% -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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2026 2214 2756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.45% 96.18% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1849 2199
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in Hertfordshire

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Engineer in Hertfordshire

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) IPv4
3 4 (44.44%) IPv6
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
3 4 (44.44%) Network Design
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) DNA
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) BGP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (44.44%) IPv4
1 4 (44.44%) IPv6
1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
1 4 (44.44%) OSPF
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Cognos Impromptu
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) DNA
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto