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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 509 479 497
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 434 545 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 392 478 397
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 July 2015 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 July 2015. 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 -43 408 £35,000 +2.94% 61
South East -8 199 £37,500 +4.16% 18
London 0 96 £36,500 +18.69% 18
Berkshire -8 95 £38,500 +2.66% 7
Reading +11 57 £37,500 +10.29% 6
Surrey +24 41 £33,500 +3.07% 7
East of England -11 39 £35,000 - 9
Hampshire +8 30 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire -1 20 £36,250 +34.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 19 £27,500 -24.13% 2
Bracknell +12 19 £38,500 -3.75%
West Yorkshire +14 18 £38,250 +9.28% 2
North West +1 17 £32,000 +1.58% 3
Leeds +18 16 £40,250 +15.00% 1
West Midlands -17 16 £28,250 -19.28% 1
South West -41 16 £33,750 +20.53% 7
City of London +25 15 £39,000 +11.42% 6
Manchester +12 14 £35,000 +6.87% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £32,500 - 4
Cambridge +8 10 £38,750 +6.89% 4
Hertfordshire -30 10 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Wales +4 9 £27,500 +10.00% 1
South Wales 0 9 £27,500 -5.17% 1
Guildford +9 8 £33,500 +48.88% 1
Bedfordshire -5 8 £35,000 - 1
Farnborough -21 8 £42,500 +7.59%
Staines - 8 £32,500 -
Basingstoke +17 7 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Slough -3 7 £58,000 +45.00%
Scotland +3 6 £29,500 -7.81% 1

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 620 (62.12%) Windows
2 407 (40.78%) Microsoft
3 324 (32.46%) VMware
4 320 (32.06%) Active Directory
5 299 (29.96%) Linux
6 266 (26.65%) MS Excel
7 242 (24.25%) Cisco
8 236 (23.65%) MS Exchange
9 231 (23.15%) SQL
10 228 (22.85%) Firewall
11 212 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 208 (20.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 201 (20.14%) Citrix
14 198 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 174 (17.43%) UNIX
16 168 (16.83%) LAN
17 161 (16.13%) WAN
18 157 (15.73%) SQL Server
19 154 (15.43%) DNS
19 154 (15.43%) TCP/IP
20 137 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
21 136 (13.63%) ITIL
22 134 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
23 124 (12.42%) HP
24 122 (12.22%) MS Office
25 118 (11.82%) SLA
25 118 (11.82%) SAN
26 116 (11.62%) Exchange Server 2010
27 114 (11.42%) VPN
28 109 (10.92%) Cisco Certification

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 236 (23.65%) MS Exchange
2 116 (11.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (8.52%) IIS
4 81 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 54 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 50 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 44 (4.41%) Lync
8 37 (3.71%) Apache
9 22 (2.20%) Tomcat
10 21 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.50%) JBoss
13 12 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.90%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.70%) SugarCRM
15 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.60%) Node.js
16 6 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
17 5 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 4 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 266 (26.65%) MS Excel
2 122 (12.22%) MS Office
3 10 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.10%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 80 (8.02%) Office 365
2 28 (2.81%) SaaS
3 27 (2.71%) IaaS
4 26 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.40%) Yammer
6 4 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.10%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.10%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 228 (22.85%) Firewall
2 168 (16.83%) LAN
3 161 (16.13%) WAN
4 154 (15.43%) TCP/IP
4 154 (15.43%) DNS
5 118 (11.82%) SAN
6 114 (11.42%) VPN
7 89 (8.92%) DHCP
8 71 (7.11%) VoIP
9 68 (6.81%) Internet
10 54 (5.41%) Wireless
11 47 (4.71%) MPLS
12 46 (4.61%) NAS
13 28 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (2.40%) VLAN
15 20 (2.00%) Ethernet
16 19 (1.90%) HTTP
17 17 (1.70%) OSPF
17 17 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (1.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (6.01%) MySQL
4 33 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 24 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (1.00%) Big Data
9 9 (0.90%) MS Access
9 9 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.70%) DB2
10 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.70%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.60%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.50%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (0.80%) Selenium
2 6 (0.60%) Rational Performance Tester
2 6 (0.60%) JMeter
3 5 (0.50%) JSUnit
3 5 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.50%) Jasmine
4 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.20%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.20%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.20%) Firebug
6 2 (0.20%) Subversion
6 2 (0.20%) Maven
6 2 (0.20%) JIRA
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.20%) Calabash
6 2 (0.20%) eggPlant
General
1 71 (7.11%) Finance
2 62 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 60 (6.01%) Retail
4 50 (5.01%) Banking
5 41 (4.11%) Marketing
6 39 (3.91%) German Language
7 34 (3.41%) French Language
8 16 (1.60%) Legal
8 16 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.60%) Electronics
9 15 (1.50%) Back Office
10 12 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.20%) Spanish Language
11 11 (1.10%) Italian Language
12 9 (0.90%) Games
13 7 (0.70%) Advertising
14 5 (0.50%) Automotive
15 4 (0.40%) Law
16 3 (0.30%) Front Office
16 3 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.41%) HTML
2 42 (4.21%) XML
3 34 (3.41%) .NET
4 26 (2.61%) Web Services
5 22 (2.20%) CSS
6 16 (1.60%) Application Packaging
7 11 (1.10%) HTML5
8 8 (0.80%) LAMP
9 7 (0.70%) Spring
9 7 (0.70%) jQuery
9 7 (0.70%) Servlets
9 7 (0.70%) J2EE
9 7 (0.70%) Middleware
10 6 (0.60%) SOAP
10 6 (0.60%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.50%) DOM
11 5 (0.50%) Backbone.js
11 5 (0.50%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (0.50%) Ajax
11 5 (0.50%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.82%) Data Centre
2 63 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 48 (4.81%) Blackberry
4 25 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.40%) Clustering
6 18 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 18 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 17 (1.70%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.30%) Replication
9 12 (1.20%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.20%) HP Storage
10 11 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.90%) EPoS
11 9 (0.90%) DTV
11 9 (0.90%) PKI
12 7 (0.70%) Social Media
12 7 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.50%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.50%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 620 (62.12%) Windows
2 299 (29.96%) Linux
3 212 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 208 (20.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 174 (17.43%) UNIX
6 137 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 87 (8.72%) Windows 7
8 79 (7.92%) Windows 8
9 63 (6.31%) Windows XP
10 33 (3.31%) Android
11 30 (3.01%) Apple iOS
12 29 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (2.71%) Mac OS X
14 22 (2.20%) Solaris
15 12 (1.20%) Windows Vista
16 11 (1.10%) AIX
17 10 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (0.70%) CentOS
18 7 (0.70%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (13.63%) ITIL
2 62 (6.21%) Service Delivery
3 46 (4.61%) Mentoring
4 43 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (3.71%) CRM
6 36 (3.61%) Service Management
7 34 (3.41%) OO
7 34 (3.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 30 (3.01%) Time Management
9 29 (2.91%) Project Management
9 29 (2.91%) Software Engineering
10 27 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (2.51%) Configuration Management
11 25 (2.51%) Incident Management
11 25 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (2.40%) Analytics
12 24 (2.40%) Change Control
12 24 (2.40%) Server Building
13 22 (2.20%) Web Development
14 19 (1.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 231 (23.15%) SQL
2 85 (8.52%) Java
3 44 (4.41%) Perl
4 36 (3.61%) JavaScript
5 35 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 34 (3.41%) C
7 30 (3.01%) Shell Script
7 30 (3.01%) Ruby
8 28 (2.81%) Python
9 27 (2.71%) PHP
10 23 (2.30%) C#
10 23 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 18 (1.80%) C++
12 15 (1.50%) VBScript
13 14 (1.40%) VBA
14 8 (0.80%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.50%) VB
16 4 (0.40%) R
17 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
3 102 (10.22%) Degree
4 90 (9.02%) MCSE
5 89 (8.92%) CCNA
6 44 (4.41%) Security Cleared
7 43 (4.31%) MCP
8 38 (3.81%) MCSA
8 38 (3.81%) MCITP
9 36 (3.61%) SC Cleared
10 35 (3.51%) CISSP
11 28 (2.81%) CEH
12 22 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 21 (2.10%) CCNP
14 20 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
14 20 (2.00%) A+ Certification
15 17 (1.70%) CCA
16 16 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (1.50%) DV Cleared
18 13 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (11.82%) SLA
2 32 (3.21%) QA
3 10 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 320 (32.06%) Active Directory
2 198 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 80 (8.02%) XenApp
5 51 (5.11%) vSphere
6 37 (3.71%) VMware ESX
7 32 (3.21%) Terminal Services
8 31 (3.11%) Terminal Server
9 28 (2.81%) XenDesktop
10 18 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (1.40%) VMware Server
13 12 (1.20%) ISA Server
14 11 (1.10%) NFS
14 11 (1.10%) XenServer
15 10 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
16 8 (0.80%) UAG
17 6 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 6 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
18 5 (0.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 64 (6.41%) SCCM
2 30 (3.01%) SCOM
3 25 (2.51%) WSUS
3 25 (2.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 19 (1.90%) Backup Exec
5 17 (1.70%) Nagios
6 13 (1.30%) Tivoli
6 13 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.70%) EdgeSight
9 6 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.60%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.60%) Nmap
10 5 (0.50%) Dollar Universe
10 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.50%) Nessus
10 5 (0.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 407 (40.78%) Microsoft
2 324 (32.46%) VMware
3 242 (24.25%) Cisco
4 201 (20.14%) Citrix
5 124 (12.42%) HP
6 96 (9.62%) Oracle
7 56 (5.61%) Apple
8 49 (4.91%) NetApp
9 38 (3.81%) Dell
10 37 (3.71%) Juniper
11 32 (3.21%) Red Hat
12 31 (3.11%) EMC
12 31 (3.11%) CheckPoint
13 25 (2.51%) Symantec
14 23 (2.30%) SonicWALL
15 22 (2.20%) Avaya
16 19 (1.90%) IBM
16 19 (1.90%) McAfee
17 18 (1.80%) LANDesk
17 18 (1.80%) CommVault
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