The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 237 253
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.081% 0.052% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.054% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Median salary £26,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -27.77% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5952 5571 6393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.88% 97.06% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4981 4675 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Manchester - 4 £26,000 - 2
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 16 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 10 (62.50%) MCSA
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco
4 8 (50.00%) CCA
4 8 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Dell
4 8 (50.00%) EMC
4 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (50.00%) VCP5
4 8 (50.00%) XenApp
4 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 8 (50.00%) vSphere
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (25.00%) SLA
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) MCSE
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Debian
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) RHCT
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) BGP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
3 1 (6.25%) OpenScape
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) MCSA
3 8 (50.00%) CCA
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (50.00%) VCP5
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 2 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (12.50%) RHCE
6 2 (12.50%) RHCSA
6 2 (12.50%) RHCT
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) vSphere
1 8 (50.00%) XenApp
1 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) KVM
2 2 (12.50%) Varnish
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) cPanel
1 2 (12.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) Dell
2 8 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) IronPort
5 1 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (6.25%) Polycom
5 1 (6.25%) Siemens
5 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
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