Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a 1st Line Engineer was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 14 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 324 348
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Engineer 17 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.039% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.041% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 3
City of London median annual salary £22,500 £30,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +30.43% -2.13%
10th Percentile £21,150 £27,650 £20,400
90th Percentile £28,300 £33,375 £33,450
Central London median annual salary £22,500 £28,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year -19.64% +16.67% +2.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 10,704 9,716 11,258
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 94.98% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9,564 8,800 10,257
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.76% +0.87% +4.55%

1st Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Engineer in the City of London

1st Line Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for 1st Line Engineer in the City of London

1st Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 City of London region featuring 1st Line Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Office 365
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
6 7 (41.18%) SLA
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
10 3 (17.65%) VMware
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (17.65%) CCNA
11 2 (11.76%) Cisco
11 2 (11.76%) MCSE
11 2 (11.76%) Internet
11 2 (11.76%) Firewall
11 2 (11.76%) Legal
11 2 (11.76%) Advertising
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (11.76%) Line Management
11 2 (11.76%) User Experience
11 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
12 1 (5.88%) Twitter
12 1 (5.88%) Global Marketing
12 1 (5.88%) NUKE

1st Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (5.88%) Houdini
3 1 (5.88%) Maya
3 1 (5.88%) NUKE
3 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Global Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter