Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Centre Technician was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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 Technician
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1182 1156 1218
Rank change year-on-year -26 +62 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 21 68 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.036% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.037% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 19 44 73
UK median annual salary £23,000 £25,250 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.91% -3.81% -2.78%
10th Percentile £19,075 £21,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £31,625 £35,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,000 £25,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year -8.00% -4.76% -4.55%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
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 Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Technician in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Technician in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Technician over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Technician in the UK

Data Centre Technician
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 Technician within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 +13 19 £23,000 -8.00% 1
UK excluding London +5 16 £23,000 -8.00% 1
East of England +2 9 £23,000 -8.00% 1
South East +30 6 £23,000 -8.00%
London +5 5 £25,000 -3.85%
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Data Centre Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (42.86%) Cognos Impromptu
2 9 (42.86%) VPN
2 9 (42.86%) IPv4
2 9 (42.86%) IPv6
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) SLA
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (9.52%) CCIE
7 2 (9.52%) CCNA
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.52%) SSH
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) Joomla!
7 2 (9.52%) LAMP
7 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.52%) Chat Support
7 2 (9.52%) Server Building
7 2 (9.52%) cPanel
7 2 (9.52%) WordPress
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) Magento
7 2 (9.52%) NAS
8 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds

Data Centre Technician 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 (9.52%) Joomla!
1 2 (9.52%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) IPv4
1 9 (42.86%) IPv6
1 9 (42.86%) VPN
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) SSH
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) DWDM
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.52%) Chat Support
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Server Building
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (4.76%) Facilities Management
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
3 1 (4.76%) Proprietary Trading
3 1 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCIE
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft