Period
to 17 September 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 168 180
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 69 100 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 1.54% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.61% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 65 96 93
Berkshire median annual salary £38,000 £30,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% +25.00% -36.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £39,264 £45,000
South East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +7.14% -13.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,472 6,225 5,947
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 95.58% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,395 5,076 4,771
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,800 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Berkshire

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Berkshire

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Berkshire

IT Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -20 44 £38,000 +26.67% 11
Newbury +12 10 £41,500 +66.00% 1
Maidenhead +36 4 £47,500 +86.27% 1
Bracknell +6 2 £40,000 -19.19% 1
Windsor +18 1 £32,000 -3.03% 1
Slough +6 1 £26,000 -13.33% 7
Ascot - 1 £32,500 -
IT Engineer
South East

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, IT Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 53 (76.81%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Office 365
3 39 (56.52%) Azure
3 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 39 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 36 (52.17%) Windows Server
5 33 (47.83%) Hyper-V
6 27 (39.13%) VMware
7 26 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (27.54%) Firewall
9 19 (27.54%) Windows 10
9 19 (27.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (24.64%) Cisco
11 16 (23.19%) DHCP
12 15 (21.74%) DNS
12 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
12 15 (21.74%) ITIL
13 14 (20.29%) VPN
14 13 (18.84%) VoIP
14 13 (18.84%) Windows 7
14 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
16 10 (14.49%) Linux
16 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
17 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
18 8 (11.59%) SQL
19 6 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
19 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (8.70%) Internet

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 40 (57.97%) Office 365
2 39 (56.52%) Azure
3 6 (8.70%) AWS
4 5 (7.25%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) Firewall
2 16 (23.19%) DHCP
3 15 (21.74%) DNS
4 14 (20.29%) VPN
5 13 (18.84%) VoIP
6 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (8.70%) Internet
7 6 (8.70%) iSCSI
7 6 (8.70%) SAN
8 4 (5.80%) LAN
8 4 (5.80%) WAN
9 3 (4.35%) Network Security
10 2 (2.90%) NAS
10 2 (2.90%) Skype
10 2 (2.90%) Wireless
11 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (4.35%) Games
1 3 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Electronics
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.90%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) CSS
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) FMCG
2 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 53 (76.81%) Windows
2 36 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (27.54%) Windows 10
5 13 (18.84%) Windows 7
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.49%) Linux
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (21.74%) ITIL
3 6 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.80%) Migration
6 3 (4.35%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.35%) Server Building
6 3 (4.35%) Server Management
6 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.35%) Storage Virtualisation
6 3 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (4.35%) Web Development
7 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.90%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.90%) Open Source
7 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.90%) Security Management
7 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.59%) SQL
3 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) MCSA
3 1 (1.45%) MCSE
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 33 (47.83%) Hyper-V
3 26 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (2.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) Ansible
2 3 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.90%) WSUS
4 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.13%) VMware
3 17 (24.64%) Cisco
4 6 (8.70%) Citrix
4 6 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) Arista
5 2 (2.90%) Brocade
5 2 (2.90%) Emulex
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) Veeam
6 1 (1.45%) ConnectWise
6 1 (1.45%) Dell
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Qualys
6 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL