The median annual salary for a Data Centre Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 Architect
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 452 450
Rank change year-on-year +66 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 8 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.053% 0.026% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.026% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 16
Median salary £90,000 £71,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.76% -5.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £71,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +26.76% -5.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14480 18932 20086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12107 16135 16169
Median salary £42,925 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.17% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Data Centre Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Data Centre Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Architect in the South East

Data Centre Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Architect in the South East

Data Centre Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect within the South East 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
Berkshire +45 8 £90,000 -
Data Centre Architect
England

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Data Centre Architect 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 South East region featuring Data Centre Architect in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (47.37%) Service Delivery
3 17 (44.74%) Migration
3 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (44.74%) Presales
3 17 (44.74%) Customer Requirements
4 16 (42.11%) Change Control
5 15 (39.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (39.47%) ITIL
6 13 (34.21%) IaaS
6 13 (34.21%) SaaS
6 13 (34.21%) PaaS
7 12 (31.58%) Driving Licence
7 12 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (31.58%) Data Migration
7 12 (31.58%) Transition Management
7 12 (31.58%) LAN
7 12 (31.58%) WAN
7 12 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (31.58%) BMC
7 12 (31.58%) PlateSpin
7 12 (31.58%) Retail
7 12 (31.58%) Finance
7 12 (31.58%) Legal
7 12 (31.58%) Business Continuity
7 12 (31.58%) Firewall
8 10 (26.32%) CenturyLink
9 5 (13.16%) Private Cloud
9 5 (13.16%) HP

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) IaaS
1 13 (34.21%) PaaS
1 13 (34.21%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
1 12 (31.58%) LAN
1 12 (31.58%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) Network Security
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) Skype
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
1 12 (31.58%) Legal
1 12 (31.58%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 38 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (39.47%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (31.58%) Driving Licence
4 5 (13.16%) Private Cloud
5 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Unix
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Service Delivery
2 17 (44.74%) Customer Requirements
2 17 (44.74%) Migration
2 17 (44.74%) Presales
3 16 (42.11%) Change Control
4 15 (39.47%) ITIL
5 12 (31.58%) Business Continuity
5 12 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (31.58%) Data Migration
5 12 (31.58%) Transition Management
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (5.26%) eTOM
8 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Network Management
8 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Service Design
8 1 (2.63%) Validation
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CCIE
3 2 (5.26%) CCNP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.63%) vCloud
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) BMC
2 12 (31.58%) PlateSpin
3 10 (26.32%) CenturyLink
4 5 (13.16%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) EMC
6 3 (7.89%) NetApp
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Huawei
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas