The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 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 / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 257 244
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.018% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £18,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -26.38% -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 South 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4888 5679 5932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.80% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 4697 4972
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in the South West

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Engineer in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) BMC
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Process Management
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Process Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam