The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 604 652
Rank change year-on-year +6 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 17 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.046% 0.070% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.073% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 33
Median salary £66,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.78% +27.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £73,000
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in London

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Engineer in London

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Engineer in London

Data Centre Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +23 2 £68,750 +37.50% 2
Data Centre Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 34 (58.62%) Cisco
3 27 (46.55%) Linux
4 23 (39.66%) VMware
5 19 (32.76%) NetApp
6 18 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (31.03%) Degree
7 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (29.31%) Telecoms
8 16 (27.59%) SAN
8 16 (27.59%) CCNP
8 16 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (25.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (25.86%) Windows
10 14 (24.14%) CCIE
10 14 (24.14%) Firewall
10 14 (24.14%) Computer Science
11 12 (20.69%) VCAP
11 12 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (20.69%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (20.69%) SLA
11 12 (20.69%) Task Automation
11 12 (20.69%) CCIE Data Center
12 9 (15.52%) Juniper
12 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (13.79%) Dell
14 5 (8.62%) CCNA
14 5 (8.62%) Unix
14 5 (8.62%) HND
14 5 (8.62%) LAN

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
1 16 (27.59%) SAN
2 14 (24.14%) Firewall
3 12 (20.69%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (8.62%) LAN
5 5 (8.62%) WAN
6 4 (6.90%) VPN
7 2 (3.45%) DWDM
7 2 (3.45%) IPsec
7 2 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.72%) GLBP
8 1 (1.72%) HSRP
8 1 (1.72%) Multicast
8 1 (1.72%) NAS
8 1 (1.72%) SSH
8 1 (1.72%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 17 (29.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) REST
1 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (24.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.62%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Unix
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
1 12 (20.69%) Task Automation
2 4 (6.90%) Break/Fix
3 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (5.17%) DNA
3 3 (5.17%) Presales
3 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.17%) Service Design
4 2 (3.45%) Proprietary Trading
5 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.72%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.72%) Migration
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.72%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.72%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C
1 2 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.72%) C++
2 1 (1.72%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) PHP
2 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (31.03%) Degree
2 16 (27.59%) CCNP
3 15 (25.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (24.14%) CCIE
5 12 (20.69%) CCIE Data Center
5 12 (20.69%) VCAP
6 5 (8.62%) CCNA
6 5 (8.62%) HND
7 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.45%) MCITP
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.45%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CCVP
8 1 (1.72%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.72%) KVM
4 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) VMware
3 19 (32.76%) NetApp
4 9 (15.52%) Juniper
5 8 (13.79%) Dell
6 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.17%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Huawei
7 3 (5.17%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.72%) F5
9 1 (1.72%) QNAP
East London
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + travel + bonus + Shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago