Period
to 22 June 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 194 205 238
Rank change year-on-year +11 +33 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 45 46 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 0.74% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.79% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 46 73
10th Percentile £31,875 £26,125 £24,800
25th Percentile £41,250 £29,000 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £36,000 £34,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £53,750 £53,438 £46,250
90th Percentile £61,625 £77,500 £62,250
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% +2.94% -2.86%

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 4,870 5,814 9,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.74% 94.15% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,320 5,089 8,617
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021, 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 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
4 20 (44.44%) Finance
5 19 (42.22%) ITIL
6 17 (37.78%) VPN
7 16 (35.56%) Cisco
8 15 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
10 12 (26.67%) Firewall
11 11 (24.44%) Citrix
12 9 (20.00%) Web Services
12 9 (20.00%) Azure
12 9 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (17.78%) OWASP
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
14 7 (15.56%) CA
14 7 (15.56%) SQL
14 7 (15.56%) SOA
14 7 (15.56%) SAML
14 7 (15.56%) OAuth
14 7 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (15.56%) Nessus
14 7 (15.56%) Task Automation
15 6 (13.33%) Social Skills
15 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
15 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (13.33%) VMware

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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (20.00%) Azure
3 5 (11.11%) AWS
4 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) VPN
2 12 (26.67%) Firewall
3 7 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.89%) WAN
6 3 (6.67%) VLAN
7 2 (4.44%) Multicast
7 2 (4.44%) SAN
8 1 (2.22%) DHCP
8 1 (2.22%) DMARC
8 1 (2.22%) DNS
8 1 (2.22%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.22%) SD-WAN
8 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.22%) VoIP
8 1 (2.22%) WebEx
8 1 (2.22%) Wireless
8 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Social Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Web Services
2 7 (15.56%) OAuth
2 7 (15.56%) SAML
3 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.89%) Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (17.78%) OWASP
4 7 (15.56%) SOA
4 7 (15.56%) Task Automation
5 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.44%) Break/Fix
9 2 (4.44%) Compliance Management
9 2 (4.44%) DevOps
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.44%) Security Architecture
9 2 (4.44%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (4.44%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) C
4 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) CCNA
2 3 (6.67%) CISSP
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) CIW
3 2 (4.44%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.44%) SANS
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) CWAP
4 1 (2.22%) CWDP
4 1 (2.22%) CWNA
4 1 (2.22%) GIAC
4 1 (2.22%) GSEC
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Docker
3 2 (4.44%) Firmware
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Nessus
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.44%) PowerCLI
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.44%) Sysprep
2 2 (4.44%) vRealize
2 2 (4.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) Cisco
3 11 (24.44%) Citrix
4 7 (15.56%) CA
5 6 (13.33%) VMware
6 3 (6.67%) Apple
7 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.44%) CommVault
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) Draytek
8 1 (2.22%) Mitel
8 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.22%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (2.22%) Sage
8 1 (2.22%) Splunk