Period
to 26 January 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 227 247 301
Rank change year-on-year +20 +54 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 119 138 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.05% 1.07% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.12% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 117 117 92
Central London median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -6.67% +31.58%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,900 £24,050
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,250 £65,000
London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%

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 10,865 12,368 13,975
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 95.68% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9,428 11,030 12,270
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £96,000 £93,750 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Central London

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Central London

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 January 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 -1 87 £32,500 -7.14% 10
West End of London 0 7 £35,000 +2.19%
City of Westminster +8 3 £62,500 +98.41%
Camden - 1 £20,500 -
IT Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 98 (82.35%) Windows
2 87 (73.11%) Active Directory
3 67 (56.30%) Microsoft
4 63 (52.94%) Office 365
5 45 (37.82%) Windows 10
5 45 (37.82%) Windows Server
6 41 (34.45%) Microsoft Office
7 30 (25.21%) Windows 7
8 26 (21.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (21.85%) Wireless
9 25 (21.01%) VMware
10 24 (20.17%) Cisco
10 24 (20.17%) Azure
11 23 (19.33%) DHCP
11 23 (19.33%) DNS
12 22 (18.49%) WAN
12 22 (18.49%) LAN
13 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
15 18 (15.13%) ITIL
15 18 (15.13%) Firewall
16 17 (14.29%) VoIP
17 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
17 16 (13.45%) G Suite
18 15 (12.61%) MCSA
18 15 (12.61%) Citrix
19 14 (11.76%) MCP
20 13 (10.92%) SCCM
21 12 (10.08%) PowerShell
21 12 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.52%) IIS
6 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (34.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (52.94%) Office 365
2 24 (20.17%) Azure
3 16 (13.45%) G Suite
4 6 (5.04%) AWS
5 4 (3.36%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.52%) IaaS
6 3 (2.52%) PaaS
6 3 (2.52%) SaaS
7 2 (1.68%) Dropbox
7 2 (1.68%) Google Docs
7 2 (1.68%) OpenDNS
8 1 (0.84%) Datadog
8 1 (0.84%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.85%) Wireless
2 23 (19.33%) DHCP
2 23 (19.33%) DNS
3 22 (18.49%) LAN
3 22 (18.49%) WAN
4 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
5 18 (15.13%) Firewall
6 17 (14.29%) VoIP
7 7 (5.88%) Internet
8 6 (5.04%) SAN
9 5 (4.20%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.20%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.36%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.52%) Network Security
11 3 (2.52%) VLAN
11 3 (2.52%) VPN
11 3 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.68%) Skype
12 2 (1.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.84%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
4 1 (0.84%) Power BI
4 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.84%) JIRA
1 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 11 (9.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Advertising
3 3 (2.52%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.68%) French Language
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (4.20%) Clustering
3 5 (4.20%) User Experience
4 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.68%) CCTV
6 2 (1.68%) CMDB
6 2 (1.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.84%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 98 (82.35%) Windows
2 45 (37.82%) Windows 10
2 45 (37.82%) Windows Server
3 30 (25.21%) Windows 7
4 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.56%) Mac OS X
6 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.88%) Linux
8 5 (4.20%) Android
8 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.13%) ITIL
2 12 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
5 7 (5.88%) Antivirus Management
6 6 (5.04%) Line Management
6 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.20%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (4.20%) Information Security
7 5 (4.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (4.20%) Time Management
7 5 (4.20%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.36%) Change Management
8 4 (3.36%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.36%) Privileged Access Management
9 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.52%) Fintech
9 3 (2.52%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.08%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.04%) SQL
3 4 (3.36%) Python
4 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.68%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) C++
5 1 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) PHP
5 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.84%) Scala
5 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (21.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.61%) MCSA
3 14 (11.76%) MCP
4 8 (6.72%) MCITP
5 7 (5.88%) MCTS
6 6 (5.04%) Degree
7 4 (3.36%) CISSP
8 3 (2.52%) CISM
9 2 (1.68%) CCNA
9 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.68%) MCSE
9 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.84%) CCNP
10 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.84%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 87 (73.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.88%) XenApp
4 4 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.68%) Firmware
6 1 (0.84%) Docker
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) SCCM
2 6 (5.04%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.04%) SCOM
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (4.20%) SCVMM
3 5 (4.20%) XenMobile
4 4 (3.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.68%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.84%) Ansible
7 1 (0.84%) Nagios
7 1 (0.84%) Packer
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (56.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.01%) VMware
3 24 (20.17%) Cisco
4 15 (12.61%) Citrix
5 10 (8.40%) Meraki
6 9 (7.56%) Google
7 7 (5.88%) Symantec
8 6 (5.04%) Sophos
9 5 (4.20%) Bloomberg
9 5 (4.20%) HP
9 5 (4.20%) NetApp
9 5 (4.20%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.52%) Avaya
10 3 (2.52%) Mitel
10 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.52%) Veritas
11 2 (1.68%) ConnectWise
11 2 (1.68%) Qualys
11 2 (1.68%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.68%) Webroot