Period
to 19 September 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

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

IT Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 245 230
Rank change year-on-year +60 -15 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 37 125 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.81% 0.97% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 118 145
Median annual salary £50,000 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.73% -7.35% -2.86%
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,250 £24,100
90th Percentile £77,500 £48,250 £65,000
London median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +46.15% -4.41% -2.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 4,244 12,299 13,571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.34% 95.66% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,654 10,881 12,103
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +6.56% +2.52%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Central London

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in Central London.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Central London

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Central London

IT Engineer
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. 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
City of London +58 31 £50,000 +61.29% 2
West End of London +36 2 - -
Camden +29 1 £39,627 +20.08%
City of Westminster - 1 £45,000 -
IT Engineer
London

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 Central London region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Office 365
3 26 (70.27%) Azure
3 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
3 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
4 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
5 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (40.54%) SAN
8 9 (24.32%) Windows 10
9 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
10 7 (18.92%) VMware
10 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (13.51%) Information Security
12 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.51%) Patch Management
12 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (10.81%) PaaS
13 4 (10.81%) SCCM
13 4 (10.81%) Internet
13 4 (10.81%) CCNA
13 4 (10.81%) SLA

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) FastStats
1 2 (5.41%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 27 (72.97%) Office 365
2 26 (70.27%) Azure
3 4 (10.81%) PaaS
4 3 (8.11%) AWS
4 3 (8.11%) IaaS
4 3 (8.11%) SaaS
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) VoIP
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) Skype
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) German Language
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) EFT
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
3 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 10
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (13.51%) Information Security
2 5 (13.51%) Patch Management
3 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) ITSM
3 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (8.11%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Network Management
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CISM
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
3 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.41%) Apteco
5 2 (5.41%) Avaya
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) NetApp
5 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
5 2 (5.41%) Veritas
6 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Freshdesk
6 1 (2.70%) Meraki
6 1 (2.70%) Mitel
6 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.70%) Sophos