Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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 Engineer
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 759 851
Rank change year-on-year -34 +92 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 47 91 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.12% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.12% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 36 74 52
London median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -23.16% -2.06%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,750 £30,245
90th Percentile £82,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.43% -12.50% -1.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Central London +3 4 £38,500 +13.27%
East London -2 2 £29,000 +23.40% 1
South London +2 1 £32,000 +21.90%
Data Centre Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 47 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (36.17%) Cisco
2 17 (36.17%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 13 (27.66%) Linux
4 12 (25.53%) Finance
5 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
6 9 (19.15%) SLA
6 9 (19.15%) CCNA
6 9 (19.15%) Proprietary Trading
7 8 (17.02%) HP
8 7 (14.89%) CCIE
8 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (14.89%) Unix
8 7 (14.89%) Structured Cabling
9 6 (12.77%) Change Control
9 6 (12.77%) Degree
9 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
9 6 (12.77%) Dell
9 6 (12.77%) SAN
9 6 (12.77%) MPLS
9 6 (12.77%) Remedy
9 6 (12.77%) Change Management
10 5 (10.64%) Wireless
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) VMware
10 5 (10.64%) Firmware
10 5 (10.64%) Nagios
10 5 (10.64%) DWDM
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco Prime

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Structured Cabling
2 6 (12.77%) MPLS
2 6 (12.77%) SAN
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (10.64%) DWDM
3 5 (10.64%) VLAN
3 5 (10.64%) VPLS
3 5 (10.64%) VPN
3 5 (10.64%) WAN
3 5 (10.64%) Wireless
4 2 (4.26%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) BGP
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) Multicast
5 1 (2.13%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 47 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Proprietary Trading
2 6 (12.77%) Change Control
2 6 (12.77%) Change Management
3 5 (10.64%) Break/Fix
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Network Management
3 5 (10.64%) Proactive Management
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Automated Trading
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) Logistics
5 3 (6.38%) Network Design
5 3 (6.38%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (6.38%) Presales
5 3 (6.38%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Facilities Management
6 2 (4.26%) Release Management
6 2 (4.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.15%) CCNA
3 7 (14.89%) CCIE
4 6 (12.77%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (8.51%) MCSA
6 4 (8.51%) MCSE
6 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.26%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (4.26%) CCIE Wireless
7 2 (4.26%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Firmware
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (10.64%) Nagios
1 5 (10.64%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Cisco
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) HP
4 6 (12.77%) Dell
4 6 (12.77%) Remedy
5 5 (10.64%) Meraki
5 5 (10.64%) VMware
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
6 3 (6.38%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) NetApp
6 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) SaltStack