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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 440 512 453
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 589 442 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.43% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 488 370 469
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 31 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 31 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 +64 566 £35,000 +4.47% 56
South East +39 271 £34,000 +2.25% 24
London +35 144 £37,000 +5.71% 14
Berkshire +42 132 £36,000 +4.34% 7
Surrey +21 68 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Reading +18 66 £34,000 -6.84% 5
South West +6 42 £27,000 -16.92% 5
City of London +45 35 £37,750 -5.62% 6
Yorkshire -25 33 £40,000 +29.03% 2
West Yorkshire -7 32 £40,000 +25.00% 2
North West -27 21 £26,500 -30.71% 3
Leeds -25 20 £38,000 +18.75% 1
Hampshire +1 19 £27,500 -29.03% 4
Bracknell -13 19 £35,500 +7.57% 2
East Sussex +8 18 £26,000 -3.70% 1
Brighton +6 17 £26,000 -3.70% 1
West Midlands -10 17 £32,500 +15.04% 1
Manchester -14 16 £26,750 -31.41% 1
Dorking - 15 £22,500 -
Bristol +10 13 £37,500 +59.57% 2
East Midlands 0 13 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Kent +23 12 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Somerset +4 12 £27,500 - 1
Scotland 0 12 £40,000 +56.86%
East of England -44 12 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Maidstone - 10 £37,500 - 2
Edinburgh -3 9 £45,000 +76.47%
Bradford - 9 £42,500 -
Staines - 9 £70,000 - 1

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 637 (56.17%) Windows
2 397 (35.01%) Microsoft
3 320 (28.22%) Linux
4 317 (27.95%) VMware
5 312 (27.51%) Active Directory
6 235 (20.72%) SQL
7 222 (19.58%) MS Exchange
8 203 (17.90%) UNIX
8 203 (17.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 194 (17.11%) Firewall
10 191 (16.84%) MS Excel
11 190 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 186 (16.40%) Cisco
13 180 (15.87%) MS Office
14 175 (15.43%) SQL Server
15 168 (14.81%) Degree
16 160 (14.11%) Java
16 160 (14.11%) TCP/IP
17 156 (13.76%) ITIL
18 151 (13.32%) Windows Server 2003
19 134 (11.82%) LAN
20 132 (11.64%) Citrix
21 130 (11.46%) WAN
22 127 (11.20%) DNS
23 124 (10.93%) SAN
24 120 (10.58%) SLA
25 118 (10.41%) Windows Server 2012
26 100 (8.82%) Telecoms
27 98 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
28 95 (8.38%) Oracle

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 222 (19.58%) MS Exchange
2 95 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 66 (5.82%) SharePoint
5 63 (5.56%) IIS
6 54 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 31 (2.73%) Tomcat
8 31 (2.73%) Lync
9 29 (2.56%) Apache
10 23 (2.03%) Lotus Domino
11 14 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
12 12 (1.06%) JBoss
13 10 (0.88%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.62%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
18 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 191 (16.84%) MS Excel
2 180 (15.87%) MS Office
3 21 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.26%) Magento
3 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.088%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.088%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.088%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.088%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.62%) Office 365
2 39 (3.44%) SaaS
3 6 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.26%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.26%) IaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 194 (17.11%) Firewall
2 160 (14.11%) TCP/IP
3 134 (11.82%) LAN
4 130 (11.46%) WAN
5 127 (11.20%) DNS
6 124 (10.93%) SAN
7 87 (7.67%) VPN
8 76 (6.70%) DHCP
9 73 (6.44%) Wireless
9 73 (6.44%) Internet
10 43 (3.79%) VoIP
11 31 (2.73%) Ethernet
11 31 (2.73%) NAS
12 30 (2.65%) HTTP
13 26 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (2.20%) iSCSI
15 23 (2.03%) PBX
15 23 (2.03%) GSM
16 21 (1.85%) ISDN
16 21 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 45 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (3.09%) MySQL
5 32 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (2.65%) RDBMS
7 26 (2.29%) DB2
8 13 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.97%) Big Data
9 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.53%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Power View
12 5 (0.44%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.26%) MS Access
14 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (1.15%) SilkTest
2 8 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.62%) Rational Performance Tester
4 6 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.53%) Subversion
5 5 (0.44%) Maven
5 5 (0.44%) JIRA
5 5 (0.44%) Selenium
6 4 (0.35%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.26%) WebLOAD
8 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.18%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.18%) Introscope
8 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.18%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.18%) GCC
9 1 (0.088%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.088%) JMeter
9 1 (0.088%) Cucumber
General
1 100 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 81 (7.14%) Finance
3 61 (5.38%) French Language
4 58 (5.11%) German Language
5 40 (3.53%) Banking
6 22 (1.94%) Retail
7 21 (1.85%) Spanish Language
8 20 (1.76%) Electronics
9 13 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.15%) Marketing
9 13 (1.15%) Russian Language
10 9 (0.79%) Mandarin Language
10 9 (0.79%) Back Office
11 8 (0.71%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.62%) Billing
13 6 (0.53%) Legal
14 5 (0.44%) Publishing
14 5 (0.44%) Law
15 4 (0.35%) Games
16 3 (0.26%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (5.38%) HTML
2 55 (4.85%) .NET
3 49 (4.32%) XML
4 36 (3.17%) CSS
5 35 (3.09%) Web Services
6 20 (1.76%) ASP.NET
7 16 (1.41%) J2EE
8 15 (1.32%) COM
8 15 (1.32%) JSP
8 15 (1.32%) SOAP
9 12 (1.06%) XSL
10 10 (0.88%) REST
11 8 (0.71%) LAMP
12 7 (0.62%) Classic ASP
12 7 (0.62%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.53%) Java EE
13 6 (0.53%) JSON
13 6 (0.53%) Spring
13 6 (0.53%) Ajax
13 6 (0.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.20%) Computer Science
2 56 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (3.88%) Clustering
4 24 (2.12%) Client/Server
5 22 (1.94%) Blackberry
6 18 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (1.50%) Mathematics
8 16 (1.41%) Fat Client
8 16 (1.41%) Thin Client
9 15 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.23%) User Experience
11 13 (1.15%) Data Integration
12 12 (1.06%) Smartphone
12 12 (1.06%) Replication
13 11 (0.97%) IVR
13 11 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.97%) Open Source
14 7 (0.62%) EqualLogic
14 7 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 637 (56.17%) Windows
2 320 (28.22%) Linux
3 203 (17.90%) UNIX
3 203 (17.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 151 (13.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 118 (10.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 94 (8.29%) Windows 7
7 50 (4.41%) Windows XP
8 45 (3.97%) Windows 8
9 44 (3.88%) Solaris
10 28 (2.47%) Windows Vista
11 18 (1.59%) AIX
12 13 (1.15%) Mac OS X
12 13 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.06%) Android
13 12 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.79%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.62%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.44%) HPUX
16 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (13.76%) ITIL
2 61 (5.38%) Service Delivery
3 40 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (3.17%) CRM
6 35 (3.09%) OO
7 29 (2.56%) Problem Management
8 28 (2.47%) Software Engineering
8 28 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (2.47%) Change Management
9 27 (2.38%) Service Management
9 27 (2.38%) Time Management
10 25 (2.20%) Change Control
10 25 (2.20%) Validation
11 24 (2.12%) Project Management
11 24 (2.12%) Mentoring
12 23 (2.03%) Migration
13 22 (1.94%) Configuration Management
13 22 (1.94%) E-Commerce
13 22 (1.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 235 (20.72%) SQL
2 160 (14.11%) Java
3 74 (6.53%) Python
4 70 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 69 (6.08%) C#
6 49 (4.32%) C++
7 37 (3.26%) PHP
8 35 (3.09%) Ruby
9 29 (2.56%) Perl
10 27 (2.38%) C
10 27 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 21 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.15%) F#
13 4 (0.35%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.35%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.26%) VBScript
15 2 (0.18%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.18%) Groovy
16 1 (0.088%) X++
Qualifications
1 168 (14.81%) Degree
2 98 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (7.67%) CCNA
5 57 (5.03%) Security Cleared
6 52 (4.59%) MCSE
7 41 (3.62%) CCNP
8 34 (3.00%) MCP
8 34 (3.00%) MCSA
9 33 (2.91%) SC Cleared
10 29 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (2.47%) MCITP
12 27 (2.38%) CISSP
13 24 (2.12%) CEH
14 23 (2.03%) A+ Certification
15 18 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
16 16 (1.41%) JNCIA
17 14 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (1.06%) CCSA
19 11 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (10.58%) SLA
2 37 (3.26%) QA
3 21 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 312 (27.51%) Active Directory
2 190 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 79 (6.97%) XenApp
5 44 (3.88%) vSphere
6 34 (3.00%) XenServer
6 34 (3.00%) VMware ESX
7 25 (2.20%) Terminal Services
8 24 (2.12%) XenDesktop
9 23 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.97%) Firmware
11 10 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.62%) Kamailio
14 5 (0.44%) Squid
14 5 (0.44%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 3 (0.26%) NFS
15 3 (0.26%) Nmap
16 2 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (3.17%) Backup Exec
2 35 (3.09%) SCCM
3 25 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 12 (1.06%) SCOM
6 10 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (0.62%) Puppet
8 6 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.35%) WSUS
9 4 (0.35%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.35%) Nagios
9 4 (0.35%) MOM
9 4 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.35%) Opsview
10 3 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.26%) OpenView
10 3 (0.26%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 397 (35.01%) Microsoft
2 317 (27.95%) VMware
3 186 (16.40%) Cisco
4 132 (11.64%) Citrix
5 95 (8.38%) Oracle
6 93 (8.20%) HP
7 62 (5.47%) Juniper
8 60 (5.29%) Symantec
9 53 (4.67%) NetApp
10 39 (3.44%) CheckPoint
11 34 (3.00%) Sun
12 31 (2.73%) Red Hat
13 30 (2.65%) SonicWALL
14 27 (2.38%) Veeam
14 27 (2.38%) Avaya
15 26 (2.29%) Dell
15 26 (2.29%) F5
16 22 (1.94%) Nortel
17 21 (1.85%) McAfee
18 18 (1.59%) IBM
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus+Car Allowance+O/T/Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,BUPA
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North East
LA International
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £23000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum £excellent + bonus + night sh
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + on call, pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago