The median annual salary for a Data Centre Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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 Engineer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 227 229
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 7 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.26% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.27% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £37,500 £32,000 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.18% -35.67%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £32,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -21.95%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5013 5995 5541
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.34% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 4715 4618
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in the West Midlands

Data Centre Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Engineer in the West Midlands

Data Centre Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +6 6 - -
Solihull - 1 £37,500 -
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Data Centre Engineer 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
1 15 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (93.33%) Service Management
2 14 (93.33%) Change Management
2 14 (93.33%) ITIL
3 13 (86.67%) Unix
3 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 13 (86.67%) Tivoli
3 13 (86.67%) Service Delivery
3 13 (86.67%) SCOM
3 13 (86.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 13 (86.67%) assyst
3 13 (86.67%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (86.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (86.67%) Process Improvement
3 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (86.67%) Break/Fix
4 11 (73.33%) Finance
5 9 (60.00%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Office 365
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (6.67%) HP

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 13 (86.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Change Management
1 14 (93.33%) ITIL
1 14 (93.33%) Service Management
2 13 (86.67%) Break/Fix
2 13 (86.67%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (86.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (86.67%) Process Improvement
2 13 (86.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.67%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
2 13 (86.67%) SCOM
2 13 (86.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.67%) VMware