The median annual salary for a Data Centre Specialist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Specialist
UK
Rank 849 952 957
Rank change year-on-year +103 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 11 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £43,500 -
% change year-on-year +37.93% -  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Specialist in the UK

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Specialist in the UK

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Specialist in the UK

Data Centre Specialist
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 Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +113 9 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands - 7 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 4 - -
Coventry - 3 £60,000 -
North West - 2 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (67.86%) Citrix
3 15 (53.57%) Service Delivery
3 15 (53.57%) CMDB
3 15 (53.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (53.57%) Line Management
4 8 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (17.86%) DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) Presales
7 4 (14.29%) XenApp
7 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
7 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.29%) VCP5
7 4 (14.29%) vSphere
7 4 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (14.29%) MCSA
7 4 (14.29%) CCA
7 4 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (14.29%) Dell
7 4 (14.29%) EMC
8 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Intel
8 3 (10.71%) Service Management
8 3 (10.71%) SAN
8 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 3 (10.71%) SOA

Data Centre Specialist 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 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (10.71%) IaaS
1 3 (10.71%) PaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Network Security
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
General
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (53.57%) CMDB
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) CentOS
3 2 (7.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 15 (53.57%) Line Management
1 15 (53.57%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.86%) DevOps
2 5 (17.86%) Presales
3 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Microservices
3 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) SOA
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
4 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCA
1 4 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (14.29%) MCSA
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.29%) VCP5
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) HIPAA
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) vSphere
2 4 (14.29%) XenApp
2 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) BladeLogic
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Citrix
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Dell
4 4 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (10.71%) Intel
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Opsware
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