Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 151 112
Rank change year-on-year +24 -39 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 21 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% 0.70% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.71% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 34
Cambridge median annual salary £27,500 £15,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% -53.85% -4.41%
10th Percentile £22,900 £14,500 £18,950
90th Percentile £35,000 £35,035 £41,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £27,500 £19,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +44.74% -36.67% -9.09%

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 2,104 2,661 2,246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 97.94% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,626 2,077 1,883
Cambridge median annual salary £47,625 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.26% +5.56% +3.15%
10th Percentile £28,875 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +4.05%

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 Cambridge region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) Publishing
5 5 (23.81%) Mitel
5 5 (23.81%) IP Telephony
5 5 (23.81%) WatchGuard
5 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 5 (23.81%) ProCurve
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) Intranet
6 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (14.29%) Puppet
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Office 365
7 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (14.29%) Server Monitoring

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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) Intranet
3 5 (23.81%) IP Telephony
4 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) DHCP
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.76%) Skype
7 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) EPoS
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Android
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Service Management
2 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Mitel
2 5 (23.81%) ProCurve
2 5 (23.81%) WatchGuard
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam