Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 263 296
Rank change year-on-year +54 +33 +63
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 140 78 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 0.76% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.80% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 129 73 56
City of London median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% -9.33%
10th Percentile £24,200 £25,500 £22,125
90th Percentile £63,000 £51,500 £61,250
Central London median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69% -9.72%

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 10,607 9,710 11,832
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.07% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9,467 8,806 10,817
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 £34,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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.

1 111 (79.29%) Windows
2 84 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 72 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 46 (32.86%) Microsoft Office
4 46 (32.86%) Office 365
5 45 (32.14%) Windows Server
6 41 (29.29%) DNS
7 34 (24.29%) ITIL
7 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (23.57%) TCP/IP
8 33 (23.57%) Firewall
9 32 (22.86%) Citrix
10 30 (21.43%) Cisco
10 30 (21.43%) VMware
11 26 (18.57%) DHCP
12 23 (16.43%) Windows 7
13 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (15.71%) Degree
13 22 (15.71%) Finance
14 21 (15.00%) MS Exchange
14 21 (15.00%) LAN
14 21 (15.00%) WAN
15 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 17 (12.14%) PowerShell
17 17 (12.14%) Mac OS
18 16 (11.43%) IP Telephony
18 16 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (11.43%) Mimecast

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 21 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.86%) Skype for Business
3 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.29%) IIS
6 5 (3.57%) Apache
7 2 (1.43%) CMS
7 2 (1.43%) Confluence
7 2 (1.43%) nginx
7 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.71%) JBoss
8 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (32.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.43%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.71%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Maximo
1 1 (0.71%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (0.71%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 46 (32.86%) Office 365
2 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (11.43%) Mimecast
4 6 (4.29%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) G Suite
7 1 (0.71%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.71%) Slack
7 1 (0.71%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.71%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 41 (29.29%) DNS
2 33 (23.57%) Firewall
2 33 (23.57%) TCP/IP
3 26 (18.57%) DHCP
4 21 (15.00%) LAN
4 21 (15.00%) WAN
5 16 (11.43%) IP Telephony
6 15 (10.71%) Wireless
7 13 (9.29%) VPN
8 12 (8.57%) Skype
9 8 (5.71%) BGP
9 8 (5.71%) SAN
10 7 (5.00%) MPLS
10 7 (5.00%) OSPF
11 6 (4.29%) VoIP
12 4 (2.86%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.86%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.86%) VLAN
13 2 (1.43%) Internet
13 2 (1.43%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
2 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) JIRA
2 2 (1.43%) AppScan
2 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.71%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.71%) FishEye
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.71%) Maven
3 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (15.71%) Finance
2 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.71%) Law
3 8 (5.71%) Legal
4 6 (4.29%) Banking
5 5 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.14%) Advertising
6 3 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Billing
7 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) LAMP
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.71%) LDAP
2 1 (0.71%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.71%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) WAMP
2 1 (0.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.86%) iPhone
4 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.14%) Replication
4 3 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.43%) Clustering
5 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) BYOD
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) PKI
6 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (79.29%) Windows
2 45 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (16.43%) Windows 7
5 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (12.14%) Mac OS
7 15 (10.71%) Linux
7 15 (10.71%) Windows 10
8 9 (6.43%) Apple iOS
8 9 (6.43%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.57%) Android
9 5 (3.57%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.14%) Unix
12 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.43%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.71%) CentOS
13 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.29%) ITIL
2 18 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (7.14%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 10 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
5 9 (6.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 7 (5.00%) Service Management
8 6 (4.29%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.29%) Information Security
8 6 (4.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (4.29%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (3.57%) Change Management
9 5 (3.57%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.57%) Migration
9 5 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.57%) Project Management
9 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.14%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.14%) SQL
3 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.14%) Python
5 2 (1.43%) Perl
5 2 (1.43%) Ruby
6 1 (0.71%) C++
6 1 (0.71%) Java
6 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) Degree
2 12 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.71%) CCNP
4 7 (5.00%) CISSP
4 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.29%) MCSA
6 5 (3.57%) CCNA
7 4 (2.86%) MCP
7 4 (2.86%) MCSE
8 3 (2.14%) CEH
8 3 (2.14%) CISA
8 3 (2.14%) CISM
8 3 (2.14%) CISMP
8 3 (2.14%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.14%) GIAC
9 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 6 (4.29%) GDPR
3 4 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 84 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.00%) vSphere
5 6 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.57%) XenApp
6 5 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.14%) Docker
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.71%) NFS
9 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) SCCM
1 6 (4.29%) WSUS
2 2 (1.43%) Ansible
2 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.43%) HP Fortify
2 2 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (1.43%) Nessus
3 1 (0.71%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) QRadar
3 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.71%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 72 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.86%) Citrix
3 30 (21.43%) Cisco
3 30 (21.43%) VMware
4 9 (6.43%) Apple
4 9 (6.43%) HP
5 7 (5.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 7 (5.00%) Dell
6 6 (4.29%) Asigra
6 6 (4.29%) SkyKick
6 6 (4.29%) SonicWALL
7 5 (3.57%) IBM
7 5 (3.57%) Veeam
8 4 (2.86%) Avaya
9 3 (2.14%) Adobe
9 3 (2.14%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.14%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.14%) Meraki
10 2 (1.43%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.43%) Nintex