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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 485 481 511
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 486 547 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.50% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 438 465 369
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 -3 458 £35,000 +7.69% 72
South East -47 186 £37,500 +7.14% 18
London -3 136 £37,500 +25.00% 25
Berkshire -12 93 £38,500 +4.05% 4
Reading +6 59 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Surrey +4 40 £31,500 -3.07% 7
East of England +2 35 £35,000 - 9
Yorkshire +22 33 £43,000 +14.66% 2
West Yorkshire +23 32 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Leeds +19 26 £43,000 +10.96% 1
Hampshire +21 24 £35,750 +30.00% 4
City of London +20 23 £41,250 +3.12% 6
North West +2 23 £30,000 +15.38% 7
South West -30 18 £27,500 +0.91% 5
West Midlands -13 17 £27,000 -22.85% 4
Manchester +11 16 £33,000 +24.52% 6
Bracknell +24 15 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £27,500 -12.00% 1
Hertfordshire -11 13 £30,000 -33.33% 5
Bristol -14 12 £26,250 -30.00% 3
Scotland 0 11 £29,500 -41.00% 1
Edinburgh -1 11 £29,500 -41.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +24 8 £40,000 +37.93%
High Wycombe - 8 £31,750 - 1
Cambridge +19 7 £40,000 -15.78%
Slough -2 7 £58,000 +58.90% 1
East Midlands -11 7 £37,500 - 1
Staines - 7 £37,500 -
Portsmouth +27 6 £36,250 +34.25% 3
Bedfordshire +6 6 £35,000 - 1

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 553 (58.09%) Windows
2 394 (41.39%) Microsoft
3 318 (33.40%) VMware
4 308 (32.35%) Active Directory
5 279 (29.31%) Linux
6 251 (26.37%) Cisco
7 238 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 236 (24.79%) Firewall
9 231 (24.26%) MS Exchange
10 209 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 207 (21.74%) SQL
12 206 (21.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 199 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 181 (19.01%) Citrix
15 168 (17.65%) LAN
16 167 (17.54%) WAN
17 156 (16.39%) TCP/IP
18 146 (15.34%) UNIX
19 144 (15.13%) DNS
20 142 (14.92%) SQL Server
21 137 (14.39%) ITIL
22 132 (13.87%) Windows Server 2003
23 128 (13.45%) Cisco Certification
24 125 (13.13%) SLA
25 123 (12.92%) MS Office
25 123 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
26 115 (12.08%) SAN
26 115 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2010
27 111 (11.66%) Hyper-V
28 110 (11.55%) Data Centre

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 231 (24.26%) MS Exchange
2 115 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 56 (5.88%) IIS
5 47 (4.94%) SharePoint
6 42 (4.41%) Lync
7 41 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (3.57%) Apache
9 23 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (2.21%) Tomcat
11 14 (1.47%) JBoss
12 10 (1.05%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.84%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.63%) Node.js
16 6 (0.63%) SugarCRM
17 4 (0.42%) Site Server
17 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 238 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 123 (12.92%) MS Office
3 10 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) Global PAYplus
Cloud Services
1 88 (9.24%) Office 365
2 35 (3.68%) SaaS
3 32 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (2.94%) IaaS
6 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.21%) Yammer
7 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 236 (24.79%) Firewall
2 168 (17.65%) LAN
3 167 (17.54%) WAN
4 156 (16.39%) TCP/IP
5 144 (15.13%) DNS
6 115 (12.08%) SAN
7 101 (10.61%) VPN
8 86 (9.03%) DHCP
9 64 (6.72%) VoIP
10 63 (6.62%) Internet
11 49 (5.15%) Wireless
12 48 (5.04%) MPLS
12 48 (5.04%) NAS
13 26 (2.73%) OSPF
13 26 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
13 26 (2.73%) VLAN
14 21 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (2.10%) BGP
16 18 (1.89%) HTTP
17 17 (1.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.99%) MySQL
3 53 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.37%) DB2
10 7 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.63%) MS Access
11 6 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.63%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.53%) Big Data
12 5 (0.53%) SQLite
13 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Selenium
2 6 (0.63%) Rational Performance Tester
2 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.63%) JMeter
3 5 (0.53%) JSUnit
3 5 (0.53%) JIRA
3 5 (0.53%) Jasmine
3 5 (0.53%) eggPlant
3 5 (0.53%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.42%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.21%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.21%) Calabash
5 2 (0.21%) Appium
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.21%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.21%) Firebug
5 2 (0.21%) LabVIEW
General
1 71 (7.46%) Finance
2 69 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 44 (4.62%) German Language
4 37 (3.89%) Marketing
5 36 (3.78%) French Language
5 36 (3.78%) Banking
6 35 (3.68%) Retail
7 17 (1.79%) Electronics
7 17 (1.79%) Spanish Language
8 16 (1.68%) Legal
9 15 (1.58%) Back Office
9 15 (1.58%) Italian Language
10 13 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.74%) Games
13 6 (0.63%) Publishing
14 4 (0.42%) Automotive
14 4 (0.42%) Hebrew Language
15 3 (0.32%) Arabic Language
15 3 (0.32%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.73%) HTML
2 37 (3.89%) .NET
3 32 (3.36%) XML
4 29 (3.05%) Web Services
5 16 (1.68%) CSS
5 16 (1.68%) Application Packaging
6 12 (1.26%) LAMP
7 10 (1.05%) Middleware
7 10 (1.05%) HTML5
8 7 (0.74%) jQuery
8 7 (0.74%) Spring
8 7 (0.74%) Servlets
9 6 (0.63%) J2EE
9 6 (0.63%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.53%) Backbone.js
10 5 (0.53%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (0.53%) DOM
10 5 (0.53%) Dojo
11 4 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.55%) Data Centre
2 66 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 61 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.10%) Blackberry
5 22 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.21%) Mathematics
7 19 (2.00%) Clustering
8 17 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.05%) Replication
11 9 (0.95%) PKI
11 9 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.95%) HP Storage
12 8 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.84%) DTV
13 7 (0.74%) CCTV
13 7 (0.74%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.74%) Social Media
14 6 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 553 (58.09%) Windows
2 279 (29.31%) Linux
3 209 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 206 (21.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 146 (15.34%) UNIX
6 132 (13.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (8.51%) Windows 7
8 67 (7.04%) Windows 8
9 56 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 33 (3.47%) Android
11 28 (2.94%) Apple iOS
12 25 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (2.42%) Solaris
14 21 (2.21%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.16%) Windows Vista
16 10 (1.05%) AIX
17 6 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.53%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.42%) CentOS
20 3 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (14.39%) ITIL
2 58 (6.09%) Service Delivery
3 51 (5.36%) Mentoring
4 47 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (4.52%) CRM
6 41 (4.31%) Service Management
7 36 (3.78%) Software Engineering
8 32 (3.36%) Vulnerability Management
9 31 (3.26%) Project Management
10 30 (3.15%) Change Control
11 29 (3.05%) Incident Management
12 26 (2.73%) Configuration Management
13 23 (2.42%) Time Management
14 22 (2.31%) Coaching
15 21 (2.21%) Change Management
15 21 (2.21%) SDLC
16 20 (2.10%) Server Building
16 20 (2.10%) Web Development
16 20 (2.10%) Load Balancing
17 19 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 207 (21.74%) SQL
2 70 (7.35%) Java
3 40 (4.20%) Perl
4 38 (3.99%) JavaScript
5 35 (3.68%) C
6 34 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 30 (3.15%) PHP
8 26 (2.73%) Python
8 26 (2.73%) Ruby
8 26 (2.73%) Bash Shell
9 22 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.21%) C#
11 16 (1.68%) C++
11 16 (1.68%) VBScript
12 14 (1.47%) VBA
13 6 (0.63%) R
14 5 (0.53%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.53%) VB
15 4 (0.42%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (13.45%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 97 (10.19%) CCNA
4 94 (9.87%) Degree
5 89 (9.35%) MCSE
6 51 (5.36%) Security Cleared
7 46 (4.83%) SC Cleared
8 41 (4.31%) MCSA
9 34 (3.57%) MCP
10 32 (3.36%) CCNP
10 32 (3.36%) CISSP
10 32 (3.36%) MCITP
11 26 (2.73%) CEH
12 19 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (1.79%) A+ Certification
13 17 (1.79%) CCA
13 17 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 15 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (1.26%) JNCIA
15 12 (1.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (13.13%) SLA
2 38 (3.99%) QA
3 11 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 308 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 199 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (11.66%) Hyper-V
4 71 (7.46%) XenApp
5 55 (5.78%) VMware ESX
6 51 (5.36%) vSphere
7 39 (4.10%) Terminal Services
8 27 (2.84%) XenDesktop
9 23 (2.42%) Terminal Server
10 16 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.26%) VMware Server
11 12 (1.26%) ISA Server
12 11 (1.16%) XenServer
13 10 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (0.84%) UAG
15 7 (0.74%) NFS
16 4 (0.42%) Firmware
16 4 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 3 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 61 (6.41%) SCCM
2 29 (3.05%) SCOM
3 22 (2.31%) WSUS
4 21 (2.21%) Backup Exec
5 16 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (1.05%) Nagios
8 8 (0.84%) EdgeSight
9 7 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.63%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.63%) Nmap
10 6 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.53%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.53%) Netcool
11 5 (0.53%) Nessus
11 5 (0.53%) Opsview
Vendors
1 394 (41.39%) Microsoft
2 318 (33.40%) VMware
3 251 (26.37%) Cisco
4 181 (19.01%) Citrix
5 90 (9.45%) HP
6 81 (8.51%) Oracle
7 48 (5.04%) NetApp
8 45 (4.73%) Juniper
9 42 (4.41%) Dell
10 39 (4.10%) Apple
11 29 (3.05%) Symantec
11 29 (3.05%) CheckPoint
12 28 (2.94%) EMC
13 27 (2.84%) Red Hat
14 22 (2.31%) McAfee
14 22 (2.31%) SonicWALL
15 21 (2.21%) CommVault
16 20 (2.10%) IBM
17 19 (2.00%) F5
18 17 (1.79%) Dell Compellent
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus/Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 plus 5k oncall
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, 29 days holida
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
EXCELerate
Salary: To £36,000 plus Health care, life cover & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + on call + overtime + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + quarterly bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago