The median annual salary for a Data Centre Specialist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Specialist
England / West Midlands
Rank 201 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £43,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +37.93% +45.00%  

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 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Centre Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Specialist in the West Midlands

Data Centre Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Centre Specialist in the West Midlands

Data Centre Specialist
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 Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham - 5 - -
Coventry - 3 £60,000 -
Data Centre Specialist
England

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (78.95%) Service Delivery
2 15 (78.95%) Citrix
2 15 (78.95%) Line Management
2 15 (78.95%) CMDB
2 15 (78.95%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) SUSE
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (78.95%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Continuous Improvement
1 15 (78.95%) Line Management
1 15 (78.95%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) VMware