The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 462 475 407
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 540 452 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.44% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 457 393 558
Average salary £32,625 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.78% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the UK.

Technical Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Engineer over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Technical Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 519 £32,750 -6.42% 61
South East +58 230 £35,000 - 22
London -22 140 £30,000 -18.91% 12
Berkshire +31 119 £37,000 +5.71% 9
Reading +18 61 £30,000 -14.28% 3
East of England +1 42 £35,000 -35.18% 7
Surrey -18 38 £35,000 +7.69% 5
South West +10 34 £27,500 -20.28% 1
City of London +3 26 £41,250 -8.33% 6
West Midlands +6 24 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Hampshire +3 22 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire -34 19 £35,000 +18.64% 2
Hertfordshire -4 18 £40,000 -25.92% 1
East Sussex -13 17 £30,000 +9.09% 1
North West -17 17 £26,000 -20.00% 8
Bracknell +1 15 £40,000 +31.14%
West Yorkshire -29 15 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Bristol +15 14 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Brighton -9 14 £28,750 +6.48% 1
Scotland -13 14 £41,000 +13.88% 1
Kent +9 13 £27,500 +1.85%
Cambridgeshire -7 12 £29,000 +4.50% 5
Leeds -28 12 £38,750 +17.42% 1
Somerset -8 11 £27,000 -
East Midlands -13 10 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Maidstone - 10 £21,500 -
Cambridge -7 9 £45,000 +66.66% 4
Edinburgh -9 9 £50,000 +48.14%
Manchester -13 9 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Warwickshire - 9 £32,500 - 1

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 587 (53.03%) Windows
2 407 (36.77%) Microsoft
3 323 (29.18%) Linux
4 318 (28.73%) VMware
5 301 (27.19%) Active Directory
6 251 (22.67%) SQL
7 211 (19.06%) MS Exchange
8 208 (18.79%) UNIX
9 205 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 187 (16.89%) Firewall
11 175 (15.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 171 (15.45%) Degree
12 171 (15.45%) SQL Server
13 170 (15.36%) Cisco
14 164 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 154 (13.91%) TCP/IP
16 146 (13.19%) SAN
17 139 (12.56%) Java
18 133 (12.01%) ITIL
19 129 (11.65%) MS Office
20 119 (10.75%) DNS
21 117 (10.57%) Citrix
22 109 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
23 105 (9.49%) Cisco Certification
24 100 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
24 100 (9.03%) Telecoms
25 99 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
26 98 (8.85%) Hyper-V
27 95 (8.58%) Oracle
28 91 (8.22%) JavaScript

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 211 (19.06%) MS Exchange
2 100 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (7.68%) SharePoint
4 57 (5.15%) IIS
5 56 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 50 (4.52%) Lync
7 46 (4.16%) Apache
8 40 (3.61%) Lotus Domino
9 35 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 32 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 30 (2.71%) Tomcat
12 15 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
13 11 (0.99%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.72%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.45%) SAS
16 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
18 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 205 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 129 (11.65%) MS Office
3 15 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.17%) PowerPivot
5 11 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.36%) Magento
3 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.090%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.88%) Office 365
2 37 (3.34%) SaaS
3 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 187 (16.89%) Firewall
2 154 (13.91%) TCP/IP
3 146 (13.19%) SAN
4 119 (10.75%) DNS
5 90 (8.13%) VPN
6 83 (7.50%) LAN
7 81 (7.32%) WAN
8 80 (7.23%) Internet
9 66 (5.96%) DHCP
10 60 (5.42%) Wireless
11 44 (3.97%) VoIP
12 31 (2.80%) HTTP
13 27 (2.44%) Ethernet
14 26 (2.35%) NAS
15 25 (2.26%) iSCSI
15 25 (2.26%) LDAP
16 24 (2.17%) SSL
17 23 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (1.72%) SMTP
18 19 (1.72%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 70 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 53 (4.79%) MySQL
4 36 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (3.16%) RDBMS
6 28 (2.53%) DB2
7 26 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.90%) Big Data
10 5 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.27%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.27%) MS Access
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.18%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.18%) DB2 UDB
13 1 (0.090%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (0.99%) Selenium
2 7 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.63%) InstallShield
2 7 (0.63%) SilkTest
3 5 (0.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.45%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (0.45%) WATIR
3 5 (0.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.36%) GCC
4 4 (0.36%) Capybara
4 4 (0.36%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.36%) Subversion
5 3 (0.27%) Maven
5 3 (0.27%) JIRA
5 3 (0.27%) Introscope
6 2 (0.18%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.18%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 100 (9.03%) Telecoms
2 70 (6.32%) Finance
3 66 (5.96%) French Language
4 61 (5.51%) German Language
5 36 (3.25%) Spanish Language
6 22 (1.99%) Russian Language
7 16 (1.45%) Banking
7 16 (1.45%) Marketing
8 15 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.36%) Electronics
9 13 (1.17%) Retail
10 11 (0.99%) Legal
11 8 (0.72%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.63%) Games
12 7 (0.63%) Billing
12 7 (0.63%) Back Office
13 6 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
14 5 (0.45%) Publishing
15 3 (0.27%) Hebrew Language
16 2 (0.18%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (6.87%) HTML
2 57 (5.15%) .NET
3 54 (4.88%) XML
4 41 (3.70%) CSS
5 31 (2.80%) Web Services
6 15 (1.36%) SOAP
7 13 (1.17%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.17%) J2EE
8 11 (0.99%) COM
8 11 (0.99%) XSL
8 11 (0.99%) LAMP
9 8 (0.72%) Ajax
9 8 (0.72%) JSP
10 7 (0.63%) Classic ASP
10 7 (0.63%) Flash
10 7 (0.63%) MSMQ
10 7 (0.63%) XHTML
10 7 (0.63%) WCF
10 7 (0.63%) REST
11 6 (0.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.15%) Clustering
2 53 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 21 (1.90%) Firmware
4 20 (1.81%) Client/Server
4 20 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 14 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.08%) Blackberry
9 11 (0.99%) Mathematics
10 10 (0.90%) Smartphone
11 9 (0.81%) Open Source
12 8 (0.72%) Social Media
12 8 (0.72%) PKI
12 8 (0.72%) CCTV
12 8 (0.72%) iPhone
12 8 (0.72%) Replication
13 7 (0.63%) IVR
13 7 (0.63%) Cryptography
13 7 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 587 (53.03%) Windows
2 323 (29.18%) Linux
3 208 (18.79%) UNIX
4 175 (15.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 109 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 73 (6.59%) Windows 7
8 44 (3.97%) Solaris
9 34 (3.07%) Windows XP
10 26 (2.35%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.99%) Windows Vista
12 16 (1.45%) CentOS
13 15 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (1.36%) Ubuntu
14 13 (1.17%) Android
14 13 (1.17%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.08%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.90%) AIX
17 7 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (12.01%) ITIL
2 50 (4.52%) Service Delivery
3 36 (3.25%) CRM
4 34 (3.07%) Validation
5 33 (2.98%) Network Design
6 32 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (2.80%) Software Engineering
8 29 (2.62%) Time Management
9 28 (2.53%) Change Management
10 25 (2.26%) OO
11 24 (2.17%) E-Commerce
11 24 (2.17%) Project Management
11 24 (2.17%) ITSM
12 23 (2.08%) Service Management
13 22 (1.99%) Configuration Management
14 21 (1.90%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (1.81%) Migration
15 20 (1.81%) Incident Management
15 20 (1.81%) Change Control
16 18 (1.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 251 (22.67%) SQL
2 139 (12.56%) Java
3 91 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 57 (5.15%) Python
5 51 (4.61%) PHP
6 46 (4.16%) C++
7 42 (3.79%) C#
8 40 (3.61%) Perl
9 27 (2.44%) C
10 23 (2.08%) Ruby
10 23 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 21 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.36%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.27%) VB
13 3 (0.27%) F#
14 2 (0.18%) Groovy
14 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.18%) VBScript
15 1 (0.090%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 171 (15.45%) Degree
2 105 (9.49%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 88 (7.95%) CCNA
5 61 (5.51%) MCSE
6 43 (3.88%) CCNP
7 37 (3.34%) MCITP
7 37 (3.34%) Security Cleared
8 35 (3.16%) MCP
9 29 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (2.26%) SC Cleared
11 24 (2.17%) MCSA
12 19 (1.72%) HNC
12 19 (1.72%) CISSP
13 16 (1.45%) CCSA
13 16 (1.45%) CEH
14 13 (1.17%) JNCIA
15 9 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
15 9 (0.81%) VCAP
16 8 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (7.50%) SLA
2 27 (2.44%) QA
3 7 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.36%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 301 (27.19%) Active Directory
2 164 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (8.85%) Hyper-V
4 61 (5.51%) XenApp
5 41 (3.70%) XenServer
5 41 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 40 (3.61%) vSphere
7 33 (2.98%) XenDesktop
8 24 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.99%) UAG
11 8 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.72%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.63%) Kamailio
13 6 (0.54%) Squid
14 4 (0.36%) NFS
14 4 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 3 (0.27%) ProxySG
16 2 (0.18%) Nmap
16 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 56 (5.06%) SCCM
2 17 (1.54%) SCOM
2 17 (1.54%) Backup Exec
3 11 (0.99%) Foglight
4 9 (0.81%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.72%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.72%) SCDPM
6 6 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.54%) Nagios
6 6 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.45%) WSUS
7 5 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.45%) Puppet
8 4 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.36%) MOM
8 4 (0.36%) OpenView
8 4 (0.36%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 407 (36.77%) Microsoft
2 318 (28.73%) VMware
3 170 (15.36%) Cisco
4 117 (10.57%) Citrix
5 95 (8.58%) Oracle
6 83 (7.50%) HP
7 62 (5.60%) Juniper
8 45 (4.07%) NetApp
9 36 (3.25%) Red Hat
10 33 (2.98%) CheckPoint
10 33 (2.98%) Symantec
11 31 (2.80%) Sun
12 24 (2.17%) IBM
13 23 (2.08%) EMC
14 21 (1.90%) Dell
15 20 (1.81%) SonicWALL
16 18 (1.63%) Avaya
17 16 (1.45%) Veeam
17 16 (1.45%) SolarWinds
18 15 (1.36%) F5
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum circa £29,000 plus bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25-40k+ bens
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 to £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Network IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum £40k base + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: £40k base + 20% Bonus + Bens/29 days hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago