The median annual salary for a Data Centre Technician was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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 Technician
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 899 924
Rank change year-on-year +27 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 2 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.037% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.038% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 2 32 38
Median salary £41,250 £25,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,975 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,725 £32,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £25,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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 +16 2 £41,250 +65.00% 2
London +29 1 £52,500 - 1
UK excluding London +5 1 £30,000 +20.00% 1
East of England -20 1 £30,000 +20.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 18 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Cognos Impromptu
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) IPv4
2 7 (38.89%) IPv6
3 4 (22.22%) Facilities Management
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) FTP
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (11.11%) NFS
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) LDAP
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) IPv4
1 7 (38.89%) IPv6
1 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) SSH
3 2 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) Telnet
4 1 (5.56%) DWDM
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Facilities Management
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.56%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) NFS
1 2 (11.11%) Samba
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) cPanel
1 1 (5.56%) Plesk
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Dell
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Supermicro
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