Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

IT Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 272 260
Rank change year-on-year +52 -12 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 119 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 0.55% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.57% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 103 50 80
City of London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +31.58% -20.83%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £67,750 £47,500
Central London median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +28.57% -20.00%

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 9,827 9,928 10,329
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.11% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8,789 8,869 9,410
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +3.85%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the City of London

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the City of London

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 City of London region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 85 (71.43%) Windows
2 68 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
4 43 (36.13%) Microsoft Office
5 41 (34.45%) Windows Server
6 34 (28.57%) Office 365
7 32 (26.89%) ITIL
7 32 (26.89%) Finance
7 32 (26.89%) Windows 10
8 30 (25.21%) VMware
8 30 (25.21%) Windows 7
9 28 (23.53%) DNS
10 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (20.17%) TCP/IP
12 21 (17.65%) Linux
13 20 (16.81%) DHCP
14 18 (15.13%) Firewall
15 17 (14.29%) WAN
15 17 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (13.45%) Degree
16 16 (13.45%) LAN
16 16 (13.45%) Cisco
16 16 (13.45%) Skype
17 15 (12.61%) Citrix
17 15 (12.61%) Skype for Business
18 14 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
18 14 (11.76%) VLAN
18 14 (11.76%) MS Exchange
18 14 (11.76%) Telecoms
19 13 (10.92%) ITIL V3

IT 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 15 (12.61%) Skype for Business
2 14 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.52%) IIS
4 2 (1.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) nginx
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (36.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Maximo
1 1 (0.84%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (0.84%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.57%) Office 365
2 11 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.20%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.36%) SaaS
6 3 (2.52%) G Suite
7 1 (0.84%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Slack
7 1 (0.84%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.53%) DNS
2 24 (20.17%) TCP/IP
3 20 (16.81%) DHCP
4 18 (15.13%) Firewall
5 17 (14.29%) WAN
6 16 (13.45%) LAN
6 16 (13.45%) Skype
7 14 (11.76%) VLAN
8 12 (10.08%) SAN
9 8 (6.72%) BGP
10 7 (5.88%) IP Telephony
10 7 (5.88%) VoIP
11 6 (5.04%) MPLS
11 6 (5.04%) OSPF
11 6 (5.04%) Wireless
12 4 (3.36%) Unified Communications
13 3 (2.52%) Telepresence
13 3 (2.52%) VPN
14 2 (1.68%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 32 (26.89%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.04%) Law
3 6 (5.04%) Legal
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Back Office
5 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) .NET
1 1 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.84%) HTML
1 1 (0.84%) LAMP
1 1 (0.84%) LDAP
1 1 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Clustering
1 6 (5.04%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.20%) Eurex
3 4 (3.36%) Replication
4 3 (2.52%) Cyberattack
4 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.84%) CCTV
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) SCADA
6 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 85 (71.43%) Windows
2 41 (34.45%) Windows Server
3 32 (26.89%) Windows 10
4 30 (25.21%) Windows 7
5 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (17.65%) Linux
7 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.20%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.36%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.52%) Android
10 3 (2.52%) Unix
11 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.84%) CentOS
12 1 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) ITIL
2 14 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (10.92%) ITIL V3
4 10 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (7.56%) DevOps
5 9 (7.56%) Service Management
6 8 (6.72%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (6.72%) Ticket Management
7 6 (5.04%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.36%) Change Management
8 4 (3.36%) Project Management
9 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (2.52%) ITSM
9 3 (2.52%) Migration
9 3 (2.52%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (2.52%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.52%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.52%) Time Management
10 2 (1.68%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.08%) Bash Shell
2 9 (7.56%) SQL
3 6 (5.04%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.04%) Ruby
4 2 (1.68%) Java
4 2 (1.68%) Python
4 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.84%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) C++
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) PHP
5 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 8 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.88%) MCSA
4 6 (5.04%) CCNP
4 6 (5.04%) MCSE
5 3 (2.52%) MCP
6 2 (1.68%) CCNA
6 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.84%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) GDPR
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.40%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.72%) XenApp
5 6 (5.04%) Docker
5 6 (5.04%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.68%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) SCCM
2 6 (5.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.84%) Ansible
3 1 (0.84%) Malwarebytes
3 1 (0.84%) Nagios
3 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.84%) Puppet
3 1 (0.84%) SCOM
3 1 (0.84%) Terraform
3 1 (0.84%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.21%) VMware
3 16 (13.45%) Cisco
4 15 (12.61%) Citrix
5 8 (6.72%) Google
5 8 (6.72%) Nortel
6 7 (5.88%) Symantec
7 6 (5.04%) Aerohive Networks
8 5 (4.20%) Bloomberg
8 5 (4.20%) CQG
8 5 (4.20%) FFastFill
8 5 (4.20%) Fidessa
8 5 (4.20%) Reuters
8 5 (4.20%) TOWER Software
8 5 (4.20%) Veeam
9 4 (3.36%) Polycom
10 3 (2.52%) Avaya
10 3 (2.52%) Tandberg
11 2 (1.68%) Apple
11 2 (1.68%) Sage