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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 444 501 438
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 582 440 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 481 369 495
Average salary £33,500 £33,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
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 £38,000
% 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 21 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 21 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 +46 558 £33,000 -1.49% 54
South East +63 260 £32,500 -1.51% 22
London +6 154 £35,000 - 11
Berkshire +42 127 £35,000 +1.44% 9
Reading +28 66 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Surrey +12 60 £32,500 +18.18% 3
South West -2 36 £27,000 -18.18% 4
Yorkshire -18 33 £39,000 +25.80% 2
City of London +19 32 £37,500 -7.40% 4
West Yorkshire -20 31 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Hampshire +2 21 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Leeds -34 20 £38,000 +15.15% 1
North West -18 19 £26,000 -30.66% 5
East Sussex +2 18 £25,000 -7.40% 1
West Midlands -11 18 £35,250 +41.00% 3
Brighton +7 16 £24,000 -11.11% 1
East of England -38 15 £31,500 -41.66% 5
Scotland +5 14 £40,000 +44.14% 2
Dorking - 14 £23,000 -
Kent +17 13 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Manchester -20 13 £26,000 -25.71% 3
Somerset -1 11 £27,500 - 1
Edinburgh -2 11 £40,000 +44.14% 1
Bracknell -22 11 £35,500 +7.57% 3
Maidstone - 11 £37,500 - 1
Croydon +4 9 - -
Bristol +3 9 £37,500 +40.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £31,250 +10.61% 2
East Midlands -4 9 £32,500 -16.12% 1
Bradford - 9 £42,500 -

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 614 (55.77%) Windows
2 385 (34.97%) Microsoft
3 309 (28.07%) Active Directory
4 307 (27.88%) VMware
5 304 (27.61%) Linux
6 225 (20.44%) SQL
7 220 (19.98%) MS Exchange
8 193 (17.53%) UNIX
9 192 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 187 (16.98%) Cisco
11 186 (16.89%) Firewall
12 185 (16.80%) MS Excel
13 176 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 174 (15.80%) SQL Server
15 168 (15.26%) MS Office
16 161 (14.62%) Degree
17 158 (14.35%) Java
18 156 (14.17%) TCP/IP
19 144 (13.08%) ITIL
20 142 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
21 121 (10.99%) DNS
22 120 (10.90%) Citrix
23 118 (10.72%) LAN
24 116 (10.54%) WAN
25 114 (10.35%) SLA
26 113 (10.26%) SAN
27 107 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
28 96 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
29 95 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
29 95 (8.63%) Telecoms

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 220 (19.98%) MS Exchange
2 91 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (6.27%) SharePoint
3 69 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 64 (5.81%) IIS
5 48 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (3.18%) Lync
7 32 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (2.63%) Apache
8 29 (2.63%) Tomcat
9 24 (2.18%) Lotus Domino
10 15 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
11 13 (1.18%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.09%) JBoss
13 10 (0.91%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.64%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 185 (16.80%) MS Excel
2 168 (15.26%) MS Office
3 17 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.73%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Magento
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.091%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.091%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.091%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.091%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.091%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.81%) Office 365
2 39 (3.54%) SaaS
3 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 186 (16.89%) Firewall
2 156 (14.17%) TCP/IP
3 121 (10.99%) DNS
4 118 (10.72%) LAN
5 116 (10.54%) WAN
6 113 (10.26%) SAN
7 86 (7.81%) VPN
8 71 (6.45%) Wireless
9 69 (6.27%) DHCP
10 68 (6.18%) Internet
11 42 (3.81%) VoIP
12 29 (2.63%) HTTP
13 27 (2.45%) NAS
14 26 (2.36%) Ethernet
15 25 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (2.00%) PBX
16 22 (2.00%) GSM
16 22 (2.00%) ISDN
17 21 (1.91%) iSCSI
18 20 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 44 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (3.27%) MySQL
5 31 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 24 (2.18%) DB2
8 11 (1.00%) Big Data
9 9 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Power View
12 5 (0.45%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.45%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (1.00%) SilkTest
2 8 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.54%) Subversion
4 5 (0.45%) Maven
4 5 (0.45%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (0.45%) Selenium
5 4 (0.36%) JIRA
5 4 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.27%) Introscope
6 3 (0.27%) GCC
6 3 (0.27%) WebLOAD
7 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.18%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.18%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.091%) JMeter
8 1 (0.091%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.091%) Cucumber
General
1 95 (8.63%) Telecoms
2 76 (6.90%) Finance
3 60 (5.45%) French Language
4 56 (5.09%) German Language
5 33 (3.00%) Banking
6 21 (1.91%) Spanish Language
7 20 (1.82%) Electronics
8 16 (1.45%) Retail
9 14 (1.27%) Russian Language
10 12 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.00%) Marketing
12 8 (0.73%) Mandarin Language
12 8 (0.73%) Billing
12 8 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.73%) Back Office
12 8 (0.73%) Legal
13 6 (0.54%) Games
14 5 (0.45%) Publishing
14 5 (0.45%) Law
15 3 (0.27%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (5.63%) HTML
2 50 (4.54%) XML
3 49 (4.45%) .NET
4 36 (3.27%) CSS
4 36 (3.27%) Web Services
5 20 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 17 (1.54%) J2EE
7 15 (1.36%) COM
7 15 (1.36%) JSP
7 15 (1.36%) SOAP
8 12 (1.09%) XSL
9 10 (0.91%) REST
10 8 (0.73%) LAMP
11 7 (0.64%) XHTML
11 7 (0.64%) Classic ASP
11 7 (0.64%) Ajax
11 7 (0.64%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.54%) Java EE
12 6 (0.54%) JSON
12 6 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.09%) Computer Science
2 51 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.91%) Clustering
4 22 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 20 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 18 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 14 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 14 (1.27%) Thin Client
9 13 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.18%) Data Integration
10 12 (1.09%) Smartphone
10 12 (1.09%) User Experience
11 11 (1.00%) IVR
12 10 (0.91%) Replication
13 8 (0.73%) Open Source
14 7 (0.64%) GIS
14 7 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 614 (55.77%) Windows
2 304 (27.61%) Linux
3 193 (17.53%) UNIX
4 192 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 142 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 107 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (8.45%) Windows 7
8 44 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 43 (3.91%) Windows 8
10 38 (3.45%) Solaris
11 25 (2.27%) Windows Vista
12 15 (1.36%) AIX
13 14 (1.27%) Android
14 13 (1.18%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (1.00%) Apple iOS
16 11 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.64%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (13.08%) ITIL
2 61 (5.54%) Service Delivery
3 38 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (3.27%) CRM
6 30 (2.72%) OO
7 27 (2.45%) Time Management
8 26 (2.36%) Problem Management
8 26 (2.36%) Software Engineering
8 26 (2.36%) Change Management
8 26 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (2.27%) Service Management
10 24 (2.18%) Validation
11 23 (2.09%) Mentoring
12 22 (2.00%) Change Control
12 22 (2.00%) Migration
12 22 (2.00%) E-Commerce
12 22 (2.00%) Configuration Management
13 21 (1.91%) Network Design
13 21 (1.91%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (20.44%) SQL
2 158 (14.35%) Java
3 73 (6.63%) JavaScript
3 73 (6.63%) Python
4 61 (5.54%) C#
5 49 (4.45%) C++
6 37 (3.36%) PHP
7 33 (3.00%) Ruby
8 29 (2.63%) Perl
9 28 (2.54%) C
10 26 (2.36%) Bash Shell
11 21 (1.91%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.00%) F#
13 4 (0.36%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.27%) VBScript
15 2 (0.18%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.091%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.091%) ABAP
16 1 (0.091%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 161 (14.62%) Degree
2 96 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (7.54%) CCNA
5 53 (4.81%) MCSE
6 52 (4.72%) Security Cleared
7 39 (3.54%) CCNP
8 34 (3.09%) MCP
9 32 (2.91%) SC Cleared
9 32 (2.91%) MCSA
10 31 (2.82%) MCITP
11 28 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (2.36%) CISSP
13 23 (2.09%) CEH
14 18 (1.63%) A+ Certification
15 16 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
16 15 (1.36%) JNCIA
17 13 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (1.00%) CCSA
19 10 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (10.35%) SLA
2 37 (3.36%) QA
3 21 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.27%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 309 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 176 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (7.72%) Hyper-V
4 68 (6.18%) XenApp
5 36 (3.27%) vSphere
6 33 (3.00%) XenServer
7 29 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 23 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (1.73%) Terminal Services
10 18 (1.63%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (0.91%) Firmware
12 8 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.64%) Kamailio
14 5 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 5 (0.45%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.45%) Squid
15 4 (0.36%) UAG
16 3 (0.27%) NFS
16 3 (0.27%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 38 (3.45%) SCCM
2 30 (2.72%) Backup Exec
3 21 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (0.91%) SCOM
4 10 (0.91%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 7 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.64%) Puppet
6 6 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.36%) Opsview
8 4 (0.36%) Nagios
8 4 (0.36%) MOM
8 4 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.36%) OpenView
9 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.27%) Unicenter
9 3 (0.27%) Foglight
Vendors
1 385 (34.97%) Microsoft
2 307 (27.88%) VMware
3 187 (16.98%) Cisco
4 120 (10.90%) Citrix
5 86 (7.81%) HP
6 85 (7.72%) Oracle
7 63 (5.72%) Juniper
8 55 (5.00%) Symantec
9 49 (4.45%) NetApp
10 35 (3.18%) CheckPoint
11 30 (2.72%) Red Hat
12 29 (2.63%) Sun
13 27 (2.45%) SonicWALL
14 25 (2.27%) Avaya
15 24 (2.18%) Veeam
16 23 (2.09%) F5
17 22 (2.00%) Nortel
18 21 (1.91%) Dell
19 20 (1.82%) McAfee
20 18 (1.63%) CommVault
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package and Basic
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus+Car Allowance+O/T/Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + 6,000 Car All + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25000 to £40000 per annum - extens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Awesome Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago