The median annual salary for a Data Centre Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Manager
UK
Rank 833 886 863
Rank change year-on-year +53 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 32 55 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.054% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.056% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 75
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £76,600 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -14.54% -8.33%  

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 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Centre Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Manager in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Manager in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Manager over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Manager in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +83 30 £60,000 - 1
London +67 18 £70,000 -
South East +61 6 £50,000 -1.47%
City of London +46 3 £80,000 -11.11%
Leeds - 3 £47,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £47,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £47,000 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £34,000 -
Scotland - 2 £34,000 -
West Midlands +15 1 £42,500 -30.61% 1
East of England - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £92,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £42,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Swindon - 1 £42,500 -
Slough - 1 £92,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Data Centre Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Data Centre Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 25 (33.78%) Migration
3 24 (32.43%) ITIL
3 24 (32.43%) PRINCE2
4 20 (27.03%) Linux
4 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 19 (25.68%) Service Delivery
5 19 (25.68%) Finance
6 18 (24.32%) Incident Management
6 18 (24.32%) SAN
7 17 (22.97%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (20.27%) Project Management
9 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (17.57%) VMware
11 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (16.22%) Windows
12 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (14.86%) IT Strategy
12 11 (14.86%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (14.86%) Red Hat
12 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (14.86%) Citrix
12 11 (14.86%) Statistics
13 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
14 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
14 7 (9.46%) Cisco
15 6 (8.11%) Facilities Management
15 6 (8.11%) VPN

Data Centre Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.41%) MS Project
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) SAN
2 6 (8.11%) IPv4
2 6 (8.11%) IPv6
2 6 (8.11%) VPN
3 4 (5.41%) Wireless
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Billing
3 2 (2.70%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 74 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Clustering
3 4 (5.41%) Fintech
3 4 (5.41%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Solaris
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Migration
2 24 (32.43%) ITIL
2 24 (32.43%) PRINCE2
3 19 (25.68%) Service Delivery
4 18 (24.32%) Incident Management
5 15 (20.27%) Project Management
6 11 (14.86%) IT Strategy
6 11 (14.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (14.86%) Statistics
7 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.11%) Data Centre Operations
8 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.11%) Facilities Management
8 6 (8.11%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (8.11%) Presales
9 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.41%) B2B
10 4 (5.41%) Business Development
10 4 (5.41%) CRM
10 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) C
2 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.70%) PMP
5 1 (1.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) P3O
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (6.76%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) Citrix
3 11 (14.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.46%) Cisco
5 4 (5.41%) Cadence
5 4 (5.41%) Meraki
5 4 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.35%) EMC
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle
7 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow