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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 449 506 440
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 555 430 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 469 357 513
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +37 534 £32,500 -7.14% 47
South East +77 241 £32,500 -5.79% 17
London +16 161 £32,000 -8.57% 7
Berkshire +56 120 £36,000 +4.34% 8
Reading +40 64 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Surrey +1 53 £32,500 -
South West +5 34 £27,000 -21.73% 4
City of London +22 30 £38,000 -7.31% 3
Yorkshire -38 26 £40,000 +29.03% 3
West Yorkshire -23 23 £40,000 +29.03%
East of England -24 23 £35,000 -35.18% 6
Hampshire +4 21 £27,500 -26.66% 3
East Sussex -2 19 £26,000 -3.70% 1
West Midlands -15 18 £35,250 +41.00%
Brighton +5 17 £26,000 -3.70% 1
North West -21 15 £26,000 -25.71% 7
Leeds -29 14 £39,000 +18.18%
Scotland -1 13 £50,000 +58.73%
Dorking - 12 £23,000 -
Kent +10 11 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Somerset 0 11 £27,000 - 2
Bristol +4 10 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Edinburgh -14 10 £45,000 +42.85%
Maidstone - 10 £37,500 -
Croydon +4 9 - -
Bracknell -12 8 £36,000 +9.09% 1
Bedfordshire -19 8 £35,000 -4.10%
Bradford - 8 £42,500 -
Bath - 8 £27,000 -
Luton -5 7 £35,000 -35.18%

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 583 (53.93%) Windows
2 383 (35.43%) Microsoft
3 313 (28.95%) VMware
4 303 (28.03%) Active Directory
5 300 (27.75%) Linux
6 225 (20.81%) SQL
7 207 (19.15%) MS Exchange
8 193 (17.85%) MS Excel
9 184 (17.02%) Cisco
10 181 (16.74%) Firewall
11 180 (16.65%) UNIX
12 178 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 171 (15.82%) SQL Server
14 165 (15.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 160 (14.80%) Java
16 157 (14.52%) Degree
17 152 (14.06%) MS Office
17 152 (14.06%) ITIL
18 151 (13.97%) TCP/IP
19 124 (11.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 119 (11.01%) SAN
21 117 (10.82%) DNS
22 114 (10.55%) Citrix
23 105 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
24 102 (9.44%) LAN
25 100 (9.25%) WAN
26 99 (9.16%) SLA
27 98 (9.07%) Windows Server 2012
28 96 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
29 94 (8.70%) Hyper-V

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 207 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 85 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (6.75%) SharePoint
4 62 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 60 (5.55%) IIS
6 41 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (3.52%) Lync
8 34 (3.15%) Apache
9 31 (2.87%) Tomcat
10 29 (2.68%) Lotus Domino
11 28 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (1.57%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
14 12 (1.11%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.65%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
17 4 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
18 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
19 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 193 (17.85%) MS Excel
2 152 (14.06%) MS Office
3 13 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.02%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Magento
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.093%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.093%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.093%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.093%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.093%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.79%) Office 365
2 39 (3.61%) SaaS
3 3 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.28%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 181 (16.74%) Firewall
2 151 (13.97%) TCP/IP
3 119 (11.01%) SAN
4 117 (10.82%) DNS
5 102 (9.44%) LAN
6 100 (9.25%) WAN
7 86 (7.96%) VPN
8 65 (6.01%) Internet
9 63 (5.83%) DHCP
10 62 (5.74%) Wireless
11 40 (3.70%) VoIP
12 27 (2.50%) HTTP
13 24 (2.22%) Ethernet
14 23 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (2.13%) NAS
15 20 (1.85%) ISDN
16 19 (1.76%) SSL
16 19 (1.76%) LDAP
17 18 (1.67%) GSM
18 17 (1.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 45 (4.16%) MySQL
4 38 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (2.68%) RDBMS
6 28 (2.59%) DB2
6 28 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (0.93%) Big Data
7 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Power View
8 8 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.46%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.46%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.19%) MS Access
11 2 (0.19%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (0.93%) SilkTest
2 9 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.65%) Subversion
4 6 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.56%) Selenium
5 5 (0.46%) Maven
6 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.37%) GCC
6 4 (0.37%) JIRA
7 3 (0.28%) WebLOAD
7 3 (0.28%) Introscope
8 2 (0.19%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.19%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.19%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.19%) WATIR
8 2 (0.19%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.093%) JBehave
9 1 (0.093%) Cucumber
General
1 91 (8.42%) Telecoms
2 74 (6.85%) Finance
3 57 (5.27%) French Language
4 52 (4.81%) German Language
5 24 (2.22%) Spanish Language
6 23 (2.13%) Banking
7 18 (1.67%) Electronics
8 17 (1.57%) Russian Language
9 12 (1.11%) Marketing
10 11 (1.02%) Legal
11 10 (0.93%) Retail
12 9 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.74%) Back Office
14 7 (0.65%) Games
14 7 (0.65%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.65%) Billing
15 6 (0.56%) Publishing
16 5 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
16 5 (0.46%) Law
17 3 (0.28%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (6.57%) HTML
2 49 (4.53%) XML
3 40 (3.70%) .NET
4 39 (3.61%) CSS
5 32 (2.96%) Web Services
6 17 (1.57%) J2EE
7 16 (1.48%) SOAP
8 15 (1.39%) COM
9 14 (1.30%) ASP.NET
10 13 (1.20%) JSP
11 12 (1.11%) XSL
12 9 (0.83%) REST
12 9 (0.83%) LAMP
13 8 (0.74%) XHTML
13 8 (0.74%) Ajax
14 7 (0.65%) Classic ASP
15 6 (0.56%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.56%) Java EE
16 5 (0.46%) JSON
16 5 (0.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (4.63%) Computer Science
2 48 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.26%) Clustering
4 22 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 19 (1.76%) Blackberry
6 16 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.48%) Data Integration
7 15 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 14 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.11%) Thin Client
10 12 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.11%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.02%) Smartphone
11 11 (1.02%) IVR
12 10 (0.93%) User Experience
13 7 (0.65%) Open Source
13 7 (0.65%) iPhone
13 7 (0.65%) Replication
13 7 (0.65%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 583 (53.93%) Windows
2 300 (27.75%) Linux
3 180 (16.65%) UNIX
4 178 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 124 (11.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 98 (9.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 90 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 39 (3.61%) Windows 8
9 38 (3.52%) Windows XP
10 34 (3.15%) Solaris
11 23 (2.13%) Windows Vista
12 13 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (1.20%) AIX
13 12 (1.11%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.02%) Android
14 11 (1.02%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.83%) CentOS
15 9 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.65%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (14.06%) ITIL
2 57 (5.27%) Service Delivery
3 39 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (3.24%) CRM
6 30 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 29 (2.68%) Change Management
8 28 (2.59%) Mentoring
9 27 (2.50%) Time Management
10 25 (2.31%) Validation
10 25 (2.31%) Network Design
10 25 (2.31%) Configuration Management
10 25 (2.31%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (2.31%) OO
11 24 (2.22%) Service Management
11 24 (2.22%) Incident Management
12 23 (2.13%) ITSM
13 22 (2.04%) E-Commerce
14 21 (1.94%) Problem Management
14 21 (1.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (20.81%) SQL
2 160 (14.80%) Java
3 83 (7.68%) JavaScript
4 71 (6.57%) Python
5 51 (4.72%) C++
6 49 (4.53%) C#
7 44 (4.07%) PHP
8 32 (2.96%) Perl
9 27 (2.50%) Ruby
9 27 (2.50%) C
10 26 (2.41%) Bash Shell
11 21 (1.94%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.83%) F#
13 4 (0.37%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.28%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.28%) VBScript
15 2 (0.19%) Groovy
16 1 (0.093%) VB
16 1 (0.093%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.093%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 157 (14.52%) Degree
2 105 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
3 96 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 89 (8.23%) CCNA
5 54 (5.00%) MCSE
6 49 (4.53%) Security Cleared
7 45 (4.16%) CCNP
8 37 (3.42%) MCP
9 34 (3.15%) MCITP
10 30 (2.78%) MCSA
10 30 (2.78%) SC Cleared
11 28 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (1.94%) CISSP
13 20 (1.85%) CEH
14 15 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
15 14 (1.30%) HNC
15 14 (1.30%) JNCIA
16 12 (1.11%) A+ Certification
16 12 (1.11%) CCSA
17 11 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (9.16%) SLA
2 33 (3.05%) QA
3 19 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.37%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 303 (28.03%) Active Directory
2 165 (15.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 60 (5.55%) XenApp
5 38 (3.52%) XenServer
6 35 (3.24%) vSphere
7 29 (2.68%) VMware ESX
8 23 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 17 (1.57%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.39%) Firmware
11 11 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.74%) UAG
14 7 (0.65%) Kamailio
15 5 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (0.46%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.46%) Squid
16 3 (0.28%) ProxySG
17 2 (0.19%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 43 (3.98%) SCCM
2 25 (2.31%) Backup Exec
3 14 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (1.20%) SCOM
5 7 (0.65%) Puppet
5 7 (0.65%) Foglight
6 6 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.37%) MOM
8 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.37%) OpenView
8 4 (0.37%) Nagios
8 4 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.37%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.37%) WSUS
8 4 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.28%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 383 (35.43%) Microsoft
2 313 (28.95%) VMware
3 184 (17.02%) Cisco
4 114 (10.55%) Citrix
5 86 (7.96%) Oracle
6 81 (7.49%) HP
7 62 (5.74%) Juniper
8 48 (4.44%) NetApp
9 44 (4.07%) Symantec
10 32 (2.96%) Red Hat
11 30 (2.78%) CheckPoint
12 25 (2.31%) Sun
13 23 (2.13%) Veeam
14 22 (2.04%) Avaya
14 22 (2.04%) SonicWALL
15 20 (1.85%) IBM
16 19 (1.76%) SolarWinds
16 19 (1.76%) CommVault
17 18 (1.67%) EMC
18 17 (1.57%) F5
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £19k - 21k per year + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Negotiable DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus+Car Allowance+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Netogo Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25000 to £40000 per annum - extens
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
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + on-call allowance, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits - excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 5 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago