The median annual salary for a Data Centre Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies 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
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 932 895
Rank change year-on-year +107 -37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 27 18 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.017% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.018% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 54
Median salary £90,000 £70,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.65% -6.00%  
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. 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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Architect in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Top 9 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 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
England +79 23 £90,000 +27.65% 3
London +70 14 £78,750 +12.50% 2
South East +66 8 £90,000 +26.76%
Berkshire +45 8 £90,000 -
West Midlands +34 4 £60,000 -
Reading +34 3 £90,000 -
Birmingham +24 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Coventry - 1 £60,000 -

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

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 featuring Data Centre Architect in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 43 (57.33%) Presales
3 37 (49.33%) VMware
4 36 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (36.00%) ITIL
6 26 (34.67%) Migration
6 26 (34.67%) PaaS
6 26 (34.67%) IaaS
7 25 (33.33%) WAN
8 23 (30.67%) Service Delivery
9 22 (29.33%) LAN
10 21 (28.00%) Cisco
10 21 (28.00%) BMC
10 21 (28.00%) Firewall
10 21 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
10 21 (28.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (26.67%) SaaS
12 19 (25.33%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (24.00%) Finance
14 17 (22.67%) Legal
14 17 (22.67%) Business Continuity
14 17 (22.67%) Retail
14 17 (22.67%) PlateSpin
14 17 (22.67%) Data Migration
14 17 (22.67%) Driving Licence
14 17 (22.67%) Customer Requirements
14 17 (22.67%) Transition Management
15 16 (21.33%) Change Control
16 14 (18.67%) HP
17 12 (16.00%) EMC

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.33%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.67%) IaaS
1 26 (34.67%) PaaS
2 20 (26.67%) SaaS
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) WAN
2 22 (29.33%) LAN
3 21 (28.00%) Firewall
4 12 (16.00%) SAN
5 9 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (9.33%) VPN
7 4 (5.33%) MPLS
7 4 (5.33%) Network Security
7 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.33%) Telepresence
7 4 (5.33%) WebEx
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (4.00%) VPLS
8 3 (4.00%) Wireless
9 2 (2.67%) HTTP
9 2 (2.67%) Internet
9 2 (2.67%) Skype
10 1 (1.33%) DHCP
10 1 (1.33%) DNS
10 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) DB2
2 8 (10.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) Big Data
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Legal
2 17 (22.67%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Publishing
4 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) REST
2 2 (2.67%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 75 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 21 (28.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (22.67%) Driving Licence
4 9 (12.00%) Public Cloud
5 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
6 6 (8.00%) Private Cloud
7 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.33%) CMDB
8 4 (5.33%) FlexPod
8 4 (5.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.33%) Clustering
10 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Unix
2 6 (8.00%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.67%) Linux
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Presales
2 27 (36.00%) ITIL
3 26 (34.67%) Migration
4 23 (30.67%) Service Delivery
5 21 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (22.67%) Business Continuity
6 17 (22.67%) Customer Requirements
6 17 (22.67%) Data Migration
6 17 (22.67%) Transition Management
7 16 (21.33%) Change Control
8 9 (12.00%) Project Management
9 7 (9.33%) Analytics
10 6 (8.00%) Service Design
11 5 (6.67%) IT Strategy
11 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 5 (6.67%) Service Management
11 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
12 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
12 4 (5.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (13.33%) CCNP
2 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (12.00%) CCIE
3 9 (12.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) CCDA
4 4 (5.33%) ISEB
4 4 (5.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.33%) PMP
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.67%) MCSA
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.33%) MCITP
7 1 (1.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.33%) KVM
4 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.33%) vCloud
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) SCVMM
2 3 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.00%) Nagios
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) VMware
2 21 (28.00%) BMC
2 21 (28.00%) Cisco
3 17 (22.67%) PlateSpin
4 14 (18.67%) HP
5 12 (16.00%) EMC
6 11 (14.67%) NetApp
7 10 (13.33%) CenturyLink
8 8 (10.67%) Juniper
8 8 (10.67%) Oracle
9 7 (9.33%) Citrix
10 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.67%) F5
10 5 (6.67%) IBM
11 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.00%) Intel
12 3 (4.00%) Meraki
13 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.33%) Huawei
14 1 (1.33%) Veritas
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