Period
to 19 January 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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

IT Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 104 181
Rank change year-on-year +24 +77 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 44 96 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.23% 2.63% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.72% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 90 32
Median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £21,900 £20,000 £19,225
90th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £43,375
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.54% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,916 3,526 4,091
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.16% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,589 3,041 3,089
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the East Midlands

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the East Midlands

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the East Midlands

IT Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +29 16 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Nottinghamshire +18 10 £32,338 +4.31% 4
Northamptonshire +26 8 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Lincolnshire +1 5 £47,500 +72.73%
Derbyshire +5 4 £26,000 +20.93% 2
IT Engineer
England

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 East Midlands region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
3 24 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 21 (47.73%) VMware
5 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 16 (36.36%) Office 365
7 13 (29.55%) DNS
7 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
8 12 (27.27%) Azure
8 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 12 (27.27%) Cisco
8 12 (27.27%) Firewall
9 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (22.73%) ITIL
11 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (18.18%) SLA
12 8 (18.18%) MCSE
13 7 (15.91%) DHCP
13 7 (15.91%) MCITP
13 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 6 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
14 6 (13.64%) AWS Certification
14 6 (13.64%) Server Management
14 6 (13.64%) Storage Management
14 6 (13.64%) MCTS
14 6 (13.64%) AWS
14 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) Office 365
2 12 (27.27%) Azure
3 6 (13.64%) AWS
3 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) DNS
2 12 (27.27%) Firewall
2 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.91%) DHCP
4 4 (9.09%) LAN
4 4 (9.09%) VLAN
4 4 (9.09%) WAN
5 3 (6.82%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.55%) Network Security
6 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.27%) MPLS
7 1 (2.27%) OSPF
7 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (6.82%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) COM
2 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (13.64%) Server Management
3 6 (13.64%) Storage Management
4 5 (11.36%) Project Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.82%) Decision-Making
6 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.82%) Logistics
6 3 (6.82%) Requirements Gathering
6 3 (6.82%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.55%) Data Security
7 2 (4.55%) ERP
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security
7 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.18%) MCSE
3 7 (15.91%) MCITP
4 6 (13.64%) AWS Certification
4 6 (13.64%) MCTS
5 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.55%) CCNA
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.55%) CISSP
6 2 (4.55%) ISSAP
6 2 (4.55%) MCP
7 1 (2.27%) CCNP
7 1 (2.27%) CCSA
7 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.27%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
3 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) vCloud
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) WSUS
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) VMware
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) JDA
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Veeam
5 2 (4.55%) Apple
5 2 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (4.55%) Meraki
5 2 (4.55%) Mitel
5 2 (4.55%) RedPrairie
6 1 (2.27%) F5
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.27%) Xerox