The median annual salary for a Data Centre Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 907 943
Rank change year-on-year +47 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 14 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.027% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.028% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 30
Median salary £82,500 £73,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.86% +9.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £70,000 £62,250
10% offered a salary of more than £93,250 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £71,250 £66,750
% change year-on-year -22.80% +6.74%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Centre Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Architect in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Architect in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Architect in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England +27 14 £82,500 +11.86% 3
London +18 7 £90,000 +20.00% 2
South East +61 6 - -
Berkshire +23 6 - -
Bracknell +26 3 - -
Reading +20 3 - -
West Midlands +12 3 - -
Birmingham +6 3 - -
East Midlands +22 1 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire +6 1 £55,000 -
Northampton - 1 £55,000 -

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring Data Centre Architect in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 25 (59.52%) Presales
3 18 (42.86%) VMware
4 16 (38.10%) WAN
4 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (35.71%) Firewall
6 14 (33.33%) Migration
6 14 (33.33%) ITIL
6 14 (33.33%) PaaS
6 14 (33.33%) IaaS
7 13 (30.95%) LAN
7 13 (30.95%) Cisco
7 13 (30.95%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (26.19%) SaaS
8 11 (26.19%) Transition Management
8 11 (26.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (26.19%) Driving Licence
8 11 (26.19%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (26.19%) Retail
8 11 (26.19%) PlateSpin
8 11 (26.19%) Data Migration
8 11 (26.19%) Legal
8 11 (26.19%) Finance
8 11 (26.19%) Business Continuity
8 11 (26.19%) BMC
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.05%) SAN
11 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 7 (16.67%) VPN
11 7 (16.67%) Degree

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (33.33%) IaaS
1 14 (33.33%) PaaS
2 11 (26.19%) SaaS
3 6 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) WAN
2 15 (35.71%) Firewall
3 13 (30.95%) LAN
4 8 (19.05%) SAN
5 7 (16.67%) VPN
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (9.52%) MPLS
7 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.52%) Telepresence
7 4 (9.52%) WebEx
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (7.14%) HTTP
8 3 (7.14%) Internet
8 3 (7.14%) VPLS
8 3 (7.14%) Wireless
9 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
1 11 (26.19%) Legal
1 11 (26.19%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) French Language
2 2 (4.76%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) MSMQ
1 3 (7.14%) REST
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.19%) Driving Licence
2 11 (26.19%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.52%) FlexPod
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 4 (9.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (7.14%) CCTV
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Presales
2 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 14 (33.33%) Migration
3 11 (26.19%) Business Continuity
3 11 (26.19%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (26.19%) Data Migration
3 11 (26.19%) Transition Management
4 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.29%) Analytics
5 6 (14.29%) Change Control
6 4 (9.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 4 (9.52%) High Availability
6 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.14%) Network Management
8 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Python
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 6 (14.29%) CCNP
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.90%) CCIE
5 4 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.76%) CCDA
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (7.14%) Nagios
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) VMware
2 13 (30.95%) Cisco
3 11 (26.19%) BMC
3 11 (26.19%) PlateSpin
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.90%) NetApp
6 4 (9.52%) EMC
6 4 (9.52%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) CenturyLink
7 3 (7.14%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) Meraki
8 2 (4.76%) CA
8 2 (4.76%) IBM
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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