Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £19,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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

IT Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 106 149
Rank change year-on-year -53 +43 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 22 42 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.69% 1.83% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.87% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 11
Cambridge median annual salary £19,000 £27,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.91% -19.12% +22.52%
10th Percentile £14,500 £17,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £35,088 £39,875 £42,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £20,000 £27,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year -27.27% +4.76% -6.25%

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 3093 2243 2802
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 97.48% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2332 1873 2411
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Cambridge

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Cambridge

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) Degree
2 11 (50.00%) Electronics
3 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (36.36%) SAP
4 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 8 (36.36%) Marketing
4 8 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) Apache
7 5 (22.73%) LDAP
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
8 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Puppet
9 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.64%) Firewall
9 3 (13.64%) Office 365
9 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.64%) IIS
9 3 (13.64%) PLM
9 3 (13.64%) CAD
9 3 (13.64%) CAE
10 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu

IT 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LDAP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) OpenVPN
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Skype
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (50.00%) Electronics
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 8 (36.36%) Marketing
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.55%) CCTV
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Debian
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 3 (13.64%) CAD
2 3 (13.64%) CAE
2 3 (13.64%) PLM
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Presales
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) iptables
3 2 (9.09%) NFS
3 2 (9.09%) Samba
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) SAP
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam