Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 265 274
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 6 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% 0.17% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.18% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +114.63%
10th Percentile £21,000 £41,250 £34,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £58,250 £55,100
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +131.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7698 7269 7195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6394 6249 5985
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,852
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in Manchester

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Engineer in Manchester

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Engineer in Manchester

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) MCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) VCP5
2 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) CCA
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) RHCT
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCA
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VCP5
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) EMC