Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 357 359
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 7 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.10% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.11% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 4
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +131.71%
10th Percentile £21,000 £41,250 £36,625
90th Percentile £49,750 £58,250 £54,875
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12765 12111 12656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.07% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10228 10201 10494
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in the North West

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Engineer in the North West

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Engineer in the North West

Data Centre Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Manchester -20 6 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Merseyside - 1 £47,500 -
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) MCSA
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
4 4 (57.14%) VCP5
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (57.14%) CCA
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) EMC
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (28.57%) RHCT
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) Change Control
7 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Change Management
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCSA
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (57.14%) CCA
3 4 (57.14%) VCP5
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft