Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a 1st Line Engineer was £18,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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

First Line Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 168 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +159
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Engineer 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.14% 0.074% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.077% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Cambridge median annual salary £18,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.08% - -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £18,500 £32,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year -43.08% +62.50% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2,756 2,612 2,549
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 97.24% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,905 1,967 2,073
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

1st Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured 1st Line Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Engineer in Cambridge

1st Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for 1st Line Engineer in Cambridge

1st Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 1st Line 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 Cambridge region featuring 1st Line Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

1st Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Google