The median annual salary for a Data Centre Technician was £25,000 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.

Data Centre Technician
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 924 921
Rank change year-on-year +75 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 15 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.024% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.025% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 22
Median salary £25,000 £32,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.87% +19.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - -10.71%  

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 Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Technician in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 11 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 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 +75 11 £25,000 -21.87% 3
London +74 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +22 4 £25,000 +4.16%
Hertfordshire +15 4 £25,000 +4.16%
Hemel Hempstead -3 4 £25,000 +4.16%
Aberdeen - 4 £34,000 -
Scotland - 4 £34,000 -
South East +67 3 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Berkshire +39 3 £25,000 -17.35% 1
Slough +24 3 £25,000 -34.21%
City of London +52 2 £40,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
4 16 (30.19%) Windows
5 14 (26.42%) Linux
5 14 (26.42%) Cognos Impromptu
6 12 (22.64%) IPv4
6 12 (22.64%) IPv6
6 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
6 12 (22.64%) VPN
7 11 (20.75%) Cisco
8 10 (18.87%) HP
8 10 (18.87%) C
8 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
9 9 (16.98%) Structured Cabling
10 8 (15.09%) ITIL
10 8 (15.09%) FreeBSD
10 8 (15.09%) Dell
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (15.09%) A+ Certification
10 8 (15.09%) Law
10 8 (15.09%) Sun
10 8 (15.09%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (11.32%) QMS
11 6 (11.32%) DV Cleared
12 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
12 5 (9.43%) Degree
12 5 (9.43%) CAFM
12 5 (9.43%) SLA

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 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) IPv4
1 12 (22.64%) IPv6
1 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
1 12 (22.64%) VPN
2 9 (16.98%) Structured Cabling
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) FTP
4 3 (5.66%) LDAP
4 3 (5.66%) SAN
4 3 (5.66%) SSH
4 3 (5.66%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (15.09%) Law
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) FreeBSD
4 4 (7.55%) Unix
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) QMS
3 5 (9.43%) CAFM
4 4 (7.55%) Facilities Management
5 3 (5.66%) Information Security
5 3 (5.66%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.77%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (3.77%) Process Management
6 2 (3.77%) Validation
7 1 (1.89%) Data Entry
7 1 (1.89%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) C
2 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.66%) C#
2 3 (5.66%) Java
2 3 (5.66%) Perl
2 3 (5.66%) PHP
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) Python
2 3 (5.66%) Ruby
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) A+ Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (11.32%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) NFS
1 3 (5.66%) Samba
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Cisco
3 10 (18.87%) HP
4 8 (15.09%) Dell
4 8 (15.09%) Sun
5 4 (7.55%) Computacenter
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) Siebel
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