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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 438 507 456
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 592 448 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 494 390 448
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +71 566 £35,000 - 55
South East +45 254 £36,000 -5.26% 16
London +46 142 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Berkshire +13 130 £37,500 -3.84% 6
Reading +25 71 £37,500 -1.31% 4
Surrey +35 66 £35,000 +34.61% 3
South West +16 45 £27,500 +5.76% 1
City of London +45 44 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Yorkshire -2 31 £37,500 +7.14% 4
North West -10 30 £33,250 +10.83% 7
West Yorkshire +6 28 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Manchester -9 27 £31,500 +11.50% 3
Hampshire -7 23 £32,750 -18.12% 5
Bracknell -18 22 £36,000 -1.36%
Leeds +7 19 £37,500 +7.14% 2
West Midlands +12 18 £37,500 +19.04% 8
East Midlands +18 17 £32,500 -18.75% 1
East of England -47 16 £32,000 +36.17% 6
Derbyshire +25 12 £35,000 +75.00%
Bristol +14 12 £25,000 +6.38%
Somerset +17 11 £37,500 +44.23%
Buckinghamshire -4 11 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Guildford -11 11 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Yeovil - 10 £37,500 -
Shropshire +7 9 £31,250 -21.87%
Telford +6 9 £31,250 -21.87%
West Sussex +5 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Wiltshire +2 9 £24,000 -36.00%
East Sussex - 9 £38,000 -
Brighton - 9 £38,000 -

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 664 (57.64%) Windows
2 424 (36.81%) Microsoft
3 341 (29.60%) Linux
4 334 (28.99%) VMware
5 296 (25.69%) Active Directory
6 257 (22.31%) SQL
7 238 (20.66%) UNIX
8 225 (19.53%) MS Exchange
9 222 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 219 (19.01%) MS Excel
11 213 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 205 (17.80%) Firewall
13 189 (16.41%) Cisco
14 184 (15.97%) MS Office
15 172 (14.93%) Citrix
16 170 (14.76%) Degree
17 164 (14.24%) TCP/IP
17 164 (14.24%) LAN
18 161 (13.98%) SQL Server
19 158 (13.72%) WAN
20 156 (13.54%) Windows Server 2003
21 154 (13.37%) ITIL
22 150 (13.02%) SAN
23 146 (12.67%) Java
24 138 (11.98%) DNS
25 135 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
26 119 (10.33%) SLA
27 113 (9.81%) Oracle
28 109 (9.46%) VPN
28 109 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 225 (19.53%) MS Exchange
2 109 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 77 (6.68%) SharePoint
5 74 (6.42%) IIS
6 60 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 39 (3.39%) Tomcat
8 34 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 28 (2.43%) Apache
10 25 (2.17%) Lync
11 24 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
12 23 (2.00%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.04%) WebLogic
13 12 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (0.87%) JBoss
15 7 (0.61%) MS Project Server
15 7 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.35%) nginx
16 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 219 (19.01%) MS Excel
2 184 (15.97%) MS Office
3 26 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Magento
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.087%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.087%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.087%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.087%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.087%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.087%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.86%) SaaS
2 32 (2.78%) Office 365
3 13 (1.13%) IaaS
4 12 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.087%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 205 (17.80%) Firewall
2 164 (14.24%) LAN
2 164 (14.24%) TCP/IP
3 158 (13.72%) WAN
4 150 (13.02%) SAN
5 138 (11.98%) DNS
6 109 (9.46%) VPN
7 86 (7.47%) DHCP
8 81 (7.03%) Wireless
9 69 (5.99%) Internet
10 56 (4.86%) VoIP
11 46 (3.99%) NAS
12 43 (3.73%) VLAN
13 36 (3.13%) Ethernet
14 32 (2.78%) HTTP
15 31 (2.69%) GSM
16 26 (2.26%) MPLS
16 26 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (2.17%) iSCSI
18 23 (2.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 34 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 32 (2.78%) MySQL
6 31 (2.69%) DB2
7 19 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 19 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.95%) Big Data
9 11 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.69%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.35%) MS Access
13 4 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (1.22%) SilkTest
2 10 (0.87%) Rational Performance Tester
3 9 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.61%) JIRA
4 7 (0.61%) Subversion
5 6 (0.52%) Selenium
6 5 (0.43%) Maven
7 3 (0.26%) WebLOAD
7 3 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.26%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.17%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.17%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.17%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.087%) Xcode
9 1 (0.087%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.087%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.087%) WATIR
General
1 104 (9.03%) Finance
2 92 (7.99%) Telecoms
3 63 (5.47%) French Language
4 57 (4.95%) Banking
5 51 (4.43%) German Language
6 30 (2.60%) Spanish Language
7 22 (1.91%) Retail
8 19 (1.65%) Electronics
9 16 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.30%) Marketing
11 9 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
11 9 (0.78%) Back Office
12 8 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.69%) Russian Language
12 8 (0.69%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.61%) Legal
14 6 (0.52%) Billing
15 5 (0.43%) Publishing
15 5 (0.43%) Law
16 4 (0.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.86%) .NET
2 42 (3.65%) HTML
3 34 (2.95%) XML
4 26 (2.26%) CSS
4 26 (2.26%) Web Services
5 16 (1.39%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.22%) J2EE
7 12 (1.04%) RESTful
8 11 (0.95%) JSP
8 11 (0.95%) SOAP
9 10 (0.87%) COM
10 7 (0.61%) LAMP
10 7 (0.61%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.52%) REST
12 5 (0.43%) MAPI
12 5 (0.43%) JSON
12 5 (0.43%) Application Packaging
12 5 (0.43%) XSL
13 4 (0.35%) DHTML
13 4 (0.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.77%) Clustering
2 55 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 26 (2.26%) Blackberry
4 21 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.74%) Client/Server
5 20 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 16 (1.39%) Thin Client
7 14 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 14 (1.22%) Open Source
8 13 (1.13%) User Experience
8 13 (1.13%) Replication
9 12 (1.04%) Smartphone
9 12 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.95%) IVR
11 10 (0.87%) Social Media
12 9 (0.78%) Smart Meter
12 9 (0.78%) GIS
13 8 (0.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 664 (57.64%) Windows
2 341 (29.60%) Linux
3 238 (20.66%) UNIX
4 222 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 156 (13.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 135 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 92 (7.99%) Windows 7
8 67 (5.82%) Windows XP
9 54 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 45 (3.91%) Solaris
11 37 (3.21%) Windows Vista
12 17 (1.48%) Mac OS X
13 16 (1.39%) AIX
13 16 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (1.22%) Android
15 9 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.69%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (13.37%) ITIL
2 75 (6.51%) Service Delivery
3 38 (3.30%) CRM
3 38 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (3.21%) Change Management
4 37 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (3.21%) Change Control
5 32 (2.78%) OO
5 32 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 30 (2.60%) Project Management
6 30 (2.60%) Vulnerability Management
7 29 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
8 28 (2.43%) Service Management
9 25 (2.17%) Migration
10 23 (2.00%) Incident Management
11 22 (1.91%) Software Engineering
12 21 (1.82%) Configuration Management
12 21 (1.82%) Mentoring
12 21 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 257 (22.31%) SQL
2 146 (12.67%) Java
3 70 (6.08%) C#
4 66 (5.73%) Python
5 53 (4.60%) C++
6 44 (3.82%) JavaScript
7 41 (3.56%) Ruby
8 27 (2.34%) Bash Shell
9 26 (2.26%) C
9 26 (2.26%) Perl
9 26 (2.26%) PHP
10 23 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.13%) F#
12 8 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.61%) Groovy
14 5 (0.43%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.43%) VBScript
15 4 (0.35%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.26%) VB
17 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 170 (14.76%) Degree
2 94 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 92 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 90 (7.81%) CCNA
5 66 (5.73%) Security Cleared
6 41 (3.56%) MCSE
7 39 (3.39%) CCNP
8 38 (3.30%) CISSP
9 34 (2.95%) SC Cleared
10 32 (2.78%) CEH
11 31 (2.69%) MCSA
12 27 (2.34%) A+ Certification
13 26 (2.26%) MCP
14 22 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (1.74%) MCITP
16 15 (1.30%) DV Cleared
17 14 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 14 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
17 14 (1.22%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (10.33%) SLA
2 37 (3.21%) QA
3 23 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.087%) BS25999
6 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 296 (25.69%) Active Directory
2 213 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (8.94%) XenApp
4 83 (7.20%) Hyper-V
5 52 (4.51%) vSphere
6 36 (3.13%) XenDesktop
7 32 (2.78%) VMware ESX
8 30 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (2.34%) Terminal Services
10 26 (2.26%) XenServer
11 12 (1.04%) Terminal Server
12 9 (0.78%) Firmware
13 8 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.61%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.43%) NFS
16 4 (0.35%) Kamailio
16 4 (0.35%) Squid
17 3 (0.26%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 37 (3.21%) Backup Exec
2 30 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 27 (2.34%) SCCM
4 15 (1.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 13 (1.13%) SCOM
6 10 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.69%) WSUS
8 7 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (0.52%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.52%) Nessus
9 6 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.52%) Opsview
9 6 (0.52%) EdgeSight
10 5 (0.43%) Puppet
10 5 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (0.43%) Nagios
11 4 (0.35%) MOM
11 4 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 424 (36.81%) Microsoft
2 334 (28.99%) VMware
3 189 (16.41%) Cisco
4 172 (14.93%) Citrix
5 113 (9.81%) Oracle
6 93 (8.07%) HP
7 62 (5.38%) Symantec
8 60 (5.21%) NetApp
9 56 (4.86%) Juniper
10 45 (3.91%) CheckPoint
11 36 (3.13%) Sun
11 36 (3.13%) F5
12 32 (2.78%) Red Hat
12 32 (2.78%) SonicWALL
13 31 (2.69%) Dell
14 30 (2.60%) Avaya
14 30 (2.60%) Veeam
15 25 (2.17%) McAfee
16 22 (1.91%) IBM
17 20 (1.74%) Nortel
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Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
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