Period
to 29 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Centre Technician was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 29 February 2020.

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
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 997 1102 1183
Rank change year-on-year +105 +81 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 12 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 20
UK median annual salary £62,500 £25,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +150.00% +8.70% -14.81%
10th Percentile £58,250 £21,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £36,200 £35,125
UK excluding London median annual salary - £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -16.36%

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 116,647 145,045 169,813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 95.94% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 93,434 116,144 139,441
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 29 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Centre Technician in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 4 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 29 February 2020. 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 +102 12 £62,500 +150.00% 3
UK excluding London +112 8 - - 2
South East +36 8 - - 2
London +77 4 £62,500 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, Data Centre Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Data Centre Technician in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 7 (58.33%) System Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (58.33%) Data Security
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (25.00%) XenMobile
4 3 (25.00%) GCP
4 3 (25.00%) ForeScout
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) YouTube
5 1 (8.33%) High-Frequency Trading
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (8.33%) GNVQ
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Facebook
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GCP
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 7 (58.33%) Data Security
1 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
1 7 (58.33%) System Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) GNVQ
1 1 (8.33%) HND
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) ForeScout
1 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (8.33%) Facebook
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) YouTube