Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 224 253
Rank change year-on-year -23 +29 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 118 152 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.97% 1.22% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.26% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 133 129 155
East of England median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +13.21% -
10th Percentile £8,775 £18,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
England median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +6.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11,725 12,060 13,648
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 97.05% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,986 9,736 11,326
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the East of England

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the East of England

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the East of England

IT Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Essex +54 41 £38,500 +40.00% 3
Hertfordshire -39 24 £26,000 -13.33% 10
Bedfordshire +20 23 £46,056 +53.52%
Suffolk +3 11 £29,750 +20.20% 4
Norfolk +22 10 £11,550 -64.73% 2
Cambridgeshire -29 9 £23,000 +5.75% 5
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 East of England region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (59.32%) Windows
2 69 (58.47%) Microsoft
3 53 (44.92%) Active Directory
4 48 (40.68%) Windows Server
5 46 (38.98%) Microsoft Office
6 41 (34.75%) ITIL
7 37 (31.36%) Windows 10
8 33 (27.97%) Windows 7
9 24 (20.34%) Finance
9 24 (20.34%) Driving Licence
10 22 (18.64%) VMware
11 17 (14.41%) SQL
11 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (14.41%) Cisco
11 17 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
12 16 (13.56%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (11.86%) DNS
13 14 (11.86%) Office 365
13 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (11.02%) Citrix
14 13 (11.02%) HP
14 13 (11.02%) SAN
14 13 (11.02%) Firewall
15 12 (10.17%) Retail
15 12 (10.17%) MCITP
15 12 (10.17%) vSphere
16 11 (9.32%) Data Centre
16 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (38.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (1.69%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.85%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.86%) Office 365
2 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.93%) SaaS
4 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.86%) DNS
2 13 (11.02%) Firewall
2 13 (11.02%) SAN
3 11 (9.32%) DHCP
4 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (5.08%) WAN
6 5 (4.24%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (4.24%) VPN
7 4 (3.39%) Internet
7 4 (3.39%) LAN
7 4 (3.39%) Network Security
7 4 (3.39%) Wireless
8 3 (2.54%) VoIP
9 2 (1.69%) ADSL
9 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.69%) FTP
9 2 (1.69%) SMS
9 2 (1.69%) SMTP
9 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.69%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (1.69%) MySQL
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.85%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (20.34%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Retail
3 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) Flash
2 2 (1.69%) CSS
2 2 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Driving Licence
2 16 (13.56%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (9.32%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.39%) CMDB
4 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.69%) CCTV
5 2 (1.69%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) BYOD
6 1 (0.85%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.85%) Life Science
6 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (59.32%) Windows
2 48 (40.68%) Windows Server
3 37 (31.36%) Windows 10
4 33 (27.97%) Windows 7
5 17 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.32%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.08%) Linux
9 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.69%) Android
10 2 (1.69%) Unix
11 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.75%) ITIL
2 14 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (7.63%) Information Security
5 7 (5.93%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (5.08%) Security Operations
7 4 (3.39%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.54%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.54%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (2.54%) ERP
8 3 (2.54%) IT Strategy
8 3 (2.54%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.54%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.54%) Migration
8 3 (2.54%) Project Management
8 3 (2.54%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.54%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (1.69%) Break/Fix
9 2 (1.69%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.41%) SQL
2 11 (9.32%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.93%) VBScript
4 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.17%) MCITP
3 9 (7.63%) CCNA
3 9 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (7.63%) MCSA
3 9 (7.63%) MCSE
4 8 (6.78%) Degree
5 7 (5.93%) CCNP
5 7 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.24%) MCP
7 4 (3.39%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.69%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.69%) CISM
8 2 (1.69%) CISSP
8 2 (1.69%) MCTS
8 2 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.24%) SLA
3 2 (1.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 53 (44.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.17%) vSphere
3 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.78%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.93%) XenApp
6 3 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.69%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.85%) Firmware
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) SCCM
2 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.69%) WSUS
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) SCOM
3 1 (0.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 69 (58.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.64%) VMware
3 17 (14.41%) Cisco
4 13 (11.02%) Citrix
4 13 (11.02%) HP
5 9 (7.63%) BT
5 9 (7.63%) CommVault
6 7 (5.93%) EMC
7 5 (4.24%) Veeam
8 4 (3.39%) Dell
9 3 (2.54%) Cerner
9 3 (2.54%) SAP
10 2 (1.69%) CA
10 2 (1.69%) Capita
10 2 (1.69%) FalconStor
10 2 (1.69%) McAfee
10 2 (1.69%) Symantec
11 1 (0.85%) Orchard
11 1 (0.85%) Splunk
11 1 (0.85%) WatchGuard