Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Centre Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Centre Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1153 1106 1156
Rank change year-on-year -47 +50 -123
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 36 113 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.060% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.063% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 31 81 122
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -11.54%
10th Percentile £36,750 £45,000 £42,625
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £91,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -22.73% +10.00% -23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Data Centre Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Data Centre Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Manager in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Top 10 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 35 £60,000 -4.00% 2
London -27 25 £62,500 -7.41% 1
UK excluding London -21 11 £42,500 -22.73% 2
South East +24 6 £38,500 -38.40% 1
Midlands -8 2 £58,750 -6.00%
South West +10 1 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England -2 1 £70,000 +55.56%
West Midlands -14 1 £42,500 -32.00%
Wales - 1 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £75,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 36 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (33.33%) ITIL
3 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) Project Management
4 8 (22.22%) Degree
5 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) SLA
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco
7 5 (13.89%) Change Management
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
7 5 (13.89%) Low Latency
7 5 (13.89%) People Management
8 4 (11.11%) Hedge funds
8 4 (11.11%) Network Security
8 4 (11.11%) Firewall
8 4 (11.11%) Linux
8 4 (11.11%) LAN
8 4 (11.11%) WAN
8 4 (11.11%) Wireless
8 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
9 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
9 3 (8.33%) ISO 14001
9 3 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 3 (8.33%) Structured Cabling

Data Centre Manager 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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) Network Security
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) Wireless
3 3 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (5.56%) Converged Networks
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.56%) CCTV
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
4 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 5 (13.89%) Low Latency
5 5 (13.89%) People Management
5 5 (13.89%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.33%) High-Frequency Trading
7 3 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 2 (5.56%) Coaching
8 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery Management
8 2 (5.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO 14001
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.56%) ISO 22301
3 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
2 2 (5.56%) VMware