The median annual salary for a Data Centre Operator was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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 Operator
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 906 981
Rank change year-on-year +40 +75  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Operator 4 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.007% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Median salary £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
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 £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Centre Operator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Operator in the UK

Data Centre Operator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Operator in the UK

Data Centre Operator
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Operator within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +47 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £24,000 -
South Wales - 2 £24,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
Newport - 2 £24,000 -

Data Centre Operator Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Data Centre Operator 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 Operator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Intel
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) MVS
2 2 (50.00%) JCL
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISPF
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management

Data Centre Operator 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 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) MVS
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Intel
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus
1 2 (50.00%) VMware