Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 258 313
Rank change year-on-year +35 +55 +62
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 125 82 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 0.80% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.83% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 114 80 61
City of London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,450 £24,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £44,125 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -6.67%

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 10,641 9,846 13,052
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.67% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9,487 8,922 11,811
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 £33,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 July 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 19 July 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.

1 104 (83.20%) Windows
2 82 (65.60%) Active Directory
3 71 (56.80%) Microsoft
4 49 (39.20%) Windows Server
5 43 (34.40%) DNS
6 41 (32.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (32.00%) Firewall
8 39 (31.20%) Microsoft Office
8 39 (31.20%) Office 365
9 35 (28.00%) TCP/IP
10 34 (27.20%) ITIL
11 32 (25.60%) DHCP
12 30 (24.00%) Citrix
13 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (21.60%) Windows 7
14 27 (21.60%) Degree
15 26 (20.80%) VMware
16 24 (19.20%) Finance
16 24 (19.20%) PowerShell
17 23 (18.40%) Cisco
17 23 (18.40%) WAN
17 23 (18.40%) LAN
18 22 (17.60%) Hyper-V
19 20 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
20 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
21 18 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
21 18 (14.40%) VPN
22 17 (13.60%) IP Telephony
23 16 (12.80%) SQL
24 15 (12.00%) MS Exchange

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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.00%) IIS
5 4 (3.20%) Apache
5 4 (3.20%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.60%) Confluence
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.80%) JBoss
7 1 (0.80%) nginx
7 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (31.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.60%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 39 (31.20%) Office 365
2 20 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (10.40%) Mimecast
5 6 (4.80%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.60%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.60%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.60%) G Suite
7 2 (1.60%) Route 53
7 2 (1.60%) SaaS
8 1 (0.80%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.80%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 43 (34.40%) DNS
2 40 (32.00%) Firewall
3 35 (28.00%) TCP/IP
4 32 (25.60%) DHCP
5 23 (18.40%) LAN
5 23 (18.40%) WAN
6 18 (14.40%) VPN
7 17 (13.60%) IP Telephony
8 15 (12.00%) Wireless
9 10 (8.00%) VLAN
10 6 (4.80%) SAN
11 5 (4.00%) Skype
12 4 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.20%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.40%) VoIP
14 2 (1.60%) HTTP
14 2 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications
14 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
15 1 (0.80%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.80%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.40%) JIRA
3 2 (1.60%) AppScan
3 2 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.80%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.80%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.80%) FishEye
4 1 (0.80%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.80%) Maven
4 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (19.20%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Advertising
3 4 (3.20%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.20%) Legal
3 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Law
5 2 (1.60%) Billing
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) XML
2 2 (1.60%) LAMP
2 2 (1.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.80%) Middleware
3 1 (0.80%) WAMP
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.20%) iPhone
4 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.20%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.40%) Replication
6 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.80%) BYOD
7 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.80%) Fintech
7 1 (0.80%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.80%) PKI
7 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 104 (83.20%) Windows
2 49 (39.20%) Windows Server
3 41 (32.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (21.60%) Windows 7
6 15 (12.00%) Mac OS
6 15 (12.00%) Mac OS X
7 11 (8.80%) Windows 10
8 10 (8.00%) Apple iOS
8 10 (8.00%) Linux
9 7 (5.60%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.00%) Android
11 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.60%) Unix
12 2 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.20%) ITIL
2 13 (10.40%) Network Architecture
2 13 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (10.40%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (9.60%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (8.00%) Migration
5 9 (7.20%) API Integration
5 9 (7.20%) Customer-Centricity
6 8 (6.40%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 8 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.40%) Information Security
6 8 (6.40%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.80%) Change Management
8 6 (4.80%) Data Protection
8 6 (4.80%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (4.80%) SIEM
9 5 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.20%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.80%) SQL
3 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.60%) Python
4 2 (1.60%) VBScript
5 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.80%) Perl
5 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (21.60%) Degree
2 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.80%) MCSA
4 10 (8.00%) MCSE
5 9 (7.20%) CISSP
5 9 (7.20%) MCP
6 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (4.00%) CCNA
8 4 (3.20%) CISA
8 4 (3.20%) CISM
9 3 (2.40%) CCNP
9 3 (2.40%) CEH
9 3 (2.40%) CISMP
9 3 (2.40%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (2.40%) GIAC
9 3 (2.40%) MCTS
9 3 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.60%) MCITP
11 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.00%) GDPR
3 5 (4.00%) QA
4 3 (2.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.80%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (65.60%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.60%) Hyper-V
3 18 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.60%) vSphere
5 6 (4.80%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.40%) XenApp
7 3 (2.40%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.80%) Docker
8 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.80%) NFS
8 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) WSUS
2 6 (4.80%) SCCM
3 3 (2.40%) Puppet
4 2 (1.60%) Ansible
4 2 (1.60%) HP Fortify
4 2 (1.60%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.60%) Nessus
4 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.80%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.80%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.80%) QRadar
5 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.80%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.80%) vRealize
5 1 (0.80%) WMI
Vendors
1 71 (56.80%) Microsoft
2 30 (24.00%) Citrix
3 26 (20.80%) VMware
4 23 (18.40%) Cisco
5 9 (7.20%) Apple
5 9 (7.20%) HP
6 7 (5.60%) Dell
6 7 (5.60%) Veeam
7 6 (4.80%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.20%) Draytek
8 4 (3.20%) IBM
8 4 (3.20%) NETGEAR
8 4 (3.20%) Oracle
9 3 (2.40%) Adobe
9 3 (2.40%) Avaya
9 3 (2.40%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.40%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.40%) Meraki
10 2 (1.60%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.60%) Nintex