Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 267 291
Rank change year-on-year +64 +24 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 148 64 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.66% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 133 60 60
City of London median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +12.00% -15.54%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,200 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £56,625
Central London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +20.69% -18.31%

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 10,569 9,672 11,277
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 94.96% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,452 8,762 10,275
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 £34,525 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.93% +2.61% +4.55%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018, 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.

1 115 (77.70%) Windows
2 91 (61.49%) Active Directory
3 78 (52.70%) Microsoft
4 61 (41.22%) Microsoft Office
5 54 (36.49%) Windows Server
6 51 (34.46%) Office 365
7 42 (28.38%) DNS
8 36 (24.32%) ITIL
8 36 (24.32%) VMware
8 36 (24.32%) Windows 7
9 35 (23.65%) TCP/IP
10 34 (22.97%) Windows 10
11 33 (22.30%) Finance
12 30 (20.27%) Citrix
13 28 (18.92%) DHCP
13 28 (18.92%) Firewall
14 27 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (15.54%) Cisco
17 20 (13.51%) WAN
17 20 (13.51%) LAN
17 20 (13.51%) Linux
18 19 (12.84%) MS Exchange
18 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (12.84%) Degree
18 19 (12.84%) Cybersecurity
19 18 (12.16%) Skype
19 18 (12.16%) Skype for Business
20 17 (11.49%) Amazon AWS

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 19 (12.84%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.16%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.38%) IIS
4 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.03%) Apache
7 2 (1.35%) CMS
7 2 (1.35%) nginx
7 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (41.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Maximo
1 1 (0.68%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (0.68%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 51 (34.46%) Office 365
2 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (10.14%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.70%) SaaS
6 2 (1.35%) G Suite
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.68%) Slack
7 1 (0.68%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.38%) DNS
2 35 (23.65%) TCP/IP
3 28 (18.92%) DHCP
3 28 (18.92%) Firewall
4 20 (13.51%) LAN
4 20 (13.51%) WAN
5 18 (12.16%) Skype
6 14 (9.46%) IP Telephony
6 14 (9.46%) SAN
7 12 (8.11%) VLAN
8 11 (7.43%) Wireless
9 9 (6.08%) BGP
10 7 (4.73%) MPLS
10 7 (4.73%) OSPF
10 7 (4.73%) VoIP
11 6 (4.05%) Unified Communications
11 6 (4.05%) VPN
12 4 (2.70%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.03%) Telepresence
14 2 (1.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Hudson
1 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (22.30%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Law
2 8 (5.41%) Legal
2 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.05%) Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) LAMP
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.68%) LDAP
2 1 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.68%) Middleware
2 1 (0.68%) WAMP
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.73%) Replication
2 6 (4.05%) Clustering
2 6 (4.05%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.03%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.35%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.35%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.68%) CCTV
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 115 (77.70%) Windows
2 54 (36.49%) Windows Server
3 36 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 34 (22.97%) Windows 10
5 27 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (13.51%) Linux
7 12 (8.11%) Mac OS
8 8 (5.41%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.38%) Android
11 4 (2.70%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.03%) Unix
12 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.32%) ITIL
2 19 (12.84%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (6.76%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 10 (6.76%) Customer-Centricity
6 9 (6.08%) DevOps
6 9 (6.08%) ITIL V3
6 9 (6.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.41%) Ticket Management
8 7 (4.73%) Change Management
8 7 (4.73%) Service Management
9 5 (3.38%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.38%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (2.70%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.70%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.70%) SIEM
10 4 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.43%) Bash Shell
1 11 (7.43%) SQL
2 9 (6.08%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.05%) Ruby
4 3 (2.03%) Python
5 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.68%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (12.84%) Degree
2 10 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.73%) CCNP
4 6 (4.05%) MCSA
4 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.70%) CISSP
5 4 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.70%) MCSE
6 3 (2.03%) CCNA
6 3 (2.03%) CEH
6 3 (2.03%) CISMP
6 3 (2.03%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (2.03%) GIAC
6 3 (2.03%) MCP
7 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) ACTC
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) GDPR
2 4 (2.70%) SLA
3 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 91 (61.49%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.08%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (4.73%) Docker
5 7 (4.73%) XenApp
6 6 (4.05%) vSphere
6 6 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.35%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.68%) NFS
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.08%) SCCM
2 4 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.35%) Ansible
3 2 (1.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.68%) Nagios
4 1 (0.68%) QRadar
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.68%) Terraform
4 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.68%) vRealize
4 1 (0.68%) WSUS
4 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 78 (52.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (24.32%) VMware
3 30 (20.27%) Citrix
4 23 (15.54%) Cisco
5 8 (5.41%) Nortel
5 8 (5.41%) Veeam
6 7 (4.73%) Aerohive Networks
6 7 (4.73%) Apple
7 6 (4.05%) Dell
7 6 (4.05%) Google
8 4 (2.70%) HP
8 4 (2.70%) Symantec
9 3 (2.03%) Avaya
9 3 (2.03%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.03%) Polycom
9 3 (2.03%) Tandberg
9 3 (2.03%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.35%) IBM
10 2 (1.35%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.35%) Sage