The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 106 140 151
Rank change year-on-year +34 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.081% 0.26% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.27% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +30.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% -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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1205 1829 2302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.26% 93.84% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1479 1574
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in Reading

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Engineer in Reading

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (60.87%) CCNP
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (56.52%) Firewall
4 13 (56.52%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (52.17%) Wireless
5 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
5 12 (52.17%) CCIP
5 12 (52.17%) CCNA
5 12 (52.17%) CCIE
5 12 (52.17%) CCSP
5 12 (52.17%) SaaS
5 12 (52.17%) Network Architecture
5 12 (52.17%) Network Management
5 12 (52.17%) Network Design
5 12 (52.17%) Network Planning
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (52.17%) Network Security
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
7 2 (8.70%) Change Control
7 2 (8.70%) SLA
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) ISMS
7 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) MS Office
7 2 (8.70%) LAN

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (56.52%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (52.17%) Network Security
3 12 (52.17%) Wireless
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.70%) Intranet
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) BGP
6 1 (4.35%) DWDM
6 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.35%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) IPv4
6 1 (4.35%) IPv6
6 1 (4.35%) MPLS
6 1 (4.35%) RSVP
6 1 (4.35%) SNMP
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) VRRP
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (52.17%) Network Architecture
2 12 (52.17%) Network Design
2 12 (52.17%) Network Management
2 12 (52.17%) Network Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
3 2 (8.70%) ISMS
3 2 (8.70%) Presales
3 2 (8.70%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CCNP
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCIE
2 12 (52.17%) CCIP
2 12 (52.17%) CCNA
2 12 (52.17%) CCSP
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) vCloud
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Arista
4 1 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) VMware