The median annual salary for a Data Centre Operations Manager was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Operations Manager
UK
Rank 861 941 945
Rank change year-on-year +80 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Operations Manager 3 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.008% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.75% +9.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £92,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +37.03% +3.84%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
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 Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Operations Manager in the UK

Data Centre Operations Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Operations Manager in the UK

Data Centre Operations Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Operations Manager over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Operations Manager in the UK

Data Centre Operations Manager
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +84 3 £72,500 +1.75%
London +78 2 £52,500 -30.00%
City of London - 1 £52,500 -
Slough - 1 £92,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £92,500 -
South East - 1 £92,500 -

Data Centre Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Data Centre Operations 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 Operations Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) P3O
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Data Centre Operations 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) P3O
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle