Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 189 210
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 68 71 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 1.09% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.15% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 71 85 68
Berkshire median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £22,125
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £58,200
South East median annual salary £33,500 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +17.54% +3.64% -1.79%

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 5,370 6,198 7,511
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.44% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,305 5,029 5,835
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 26 £27,250 +23.86% 4
Wokingham +14 8 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Windsor +8 7 £33,000 +43.48%
Slough -19 6 £26,000 +18.18% 2
Maidenhead -23 6 £28,000 -13.85% 1
Bracknell -10 5 £35,500 +61.36%
Newbury +10 4 £35,500 +61.36%
Thatcham - 1 £41,000 -
IT Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 48 (70.59%) Windows
2 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 29 (42.65%) VMware
5 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
6 20 (29.41%) DHCP
7 19 (27.94%) DNS
7 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (26.47%) Office 365
9 15 (22.06%) Cisco
10 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
11 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
12 11 (16.18%) Windows 10
12 11 (16.18%) VPN
12 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (16.18%) Firewall
13 10 (14.71%) ITIL
13 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
13 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
14 9 (13.24%) LAN
14 9 (13.24%) WAN
15 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
16 7 (10.29%) Linux
16 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
16 7 (10.29%) Wireless
16 7 (10.29%) Asset Management
17 6 (8.82%) Degree
17 6 (8.82%) Migration

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 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) Confluence
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) Office 365
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) DHCP
2 19 (27.94%) DNS
3 11 (16.18%) Firewall
3 11 (16.18%) VPN
4 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
5 9 (13.24%) LAN
5 9 (13.24%) WAN
6 7 (10.29%) Wireless
7 6 (8.82%) VoIP
8 4 (5.88%) SAN
9 3 (4.41%) Skype
10 2 (2.94%) Network Security
10 2 (2.94%) SSL
10 2 (2.94%) VLAN
11 1 (1.47%) FTP
11 1 (1.47%) IMAP
11 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.47%) SNMP
11 1 (1.47%) SSH
11 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.88%) Back Office
2 3 (4.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) LAMP
1 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Driving Licence
1 5 (7.35%) EPoS
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) iPhone
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (70.59%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
3 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
4 11 (16.18%) Windows 10
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.29%) Linux
7 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.88%) Android
9 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) ITIL
2 7 (10.29%) Asset Management
2 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.82%) Migration
4 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (7.35%) ITSM
4 5 (7.35%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.41%) B2B
6 3 (4.41%) Break/Fix
6 3 (4.41%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (4.41%) Server Management
6 3 (4.41%) Service Management
6 3 (4.41%) Ticket Management
7 2 (2.94%) Change Control
7 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.35%) SQL
3 3 (4.41%) C
4 2 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.47%) Go
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
5 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.41%) CCNA
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.41%) MCSA
4 2 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.47%) CNE
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSD
5 1 (1.47%) MOS
5 1 (1.47%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.41%) GDPR
4 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.94%) PMO
4 2 (2.94%) PSD2
5 1 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 2 (2.94%) XenApp
6 1 (1.47%) Docker
6 1 (1.47%) iptables
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.47%) Xen
6 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Graphite
3 1 (1.47%) Kibana
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
3 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 29 (42.65%) VMware
3 15 (22.06%) Cisco
4 5 (7.35%) Apple
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix
5 3 (4.41%) Remedy
6 2 (2.94%) Dell
6 2 (2.94%) Veeam
7 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.47%) Avaya
7 1 (1.47%) Centreon
7 1 (1.47%) Dell KACE
7 1 (1.47%) F5
7 1 (1.47%) Google
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) Mitel
7 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.47%) Symantec