Period
to 20 October 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 October 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 of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 110 196
Rank change year-on-year -27 +86 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 96 20 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.74% 1.10% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.15% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 84 20 57
10th Percentile £22,800 £22,450 £23,200
25th Percentile £28,500 £25,375 £24,777
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% - -13.90%
75th Percentile £42,688 £31,841 £37,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £37,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £34,000 £36,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -6.85% +15.87% -1.45%

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 4,957 1,736 6,560
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.00% 95.86% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,831 1,426 4,909
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 October 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
Hertfordshire -40 29 £34,000 +14.29% 14
Cambridgeshire -44 26 £35,000 +62.79% 12
Essex -2 18 £45,000 +63.64% 6
Bedfordshire -11 11 £38,500 +57.14% 6
Norfolk -15 11 £21,000 -26.96% 6
Suffolk -17 1 - - 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 October 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 of England region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 53 (55.21%) Windows
2 36 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
3 32 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 32 (33.33%) Firewall
3 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
5 28 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 28 (29.17%) Social Skills
6 24 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 24 (25.00%) VMware
7 23 (23.96%) Azure
8 22 (22.92%) Linux
9 21 (21.88%) Migration
10 19 (19.79%) DNS
11 18 (18.75%) Hyper-V
11 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (17.71%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (16.67%) DHCP
13 16 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 14 (14.58%) WAN
15 13 (13.54%) LAN
15 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2016
16 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (12.50%) VPN
17 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
17 11 (11.46%) ITIL
17 11 (11.46%) VLAN
17 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2019
17 11 (11.46%) AWS

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 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.33%) IIS
2 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.21%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 36 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
2 23 (23.96%) Azure
3 11 (11.46%) AWS
4 8 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.13%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.04%) Dropbox
6 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.04%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 32 (33.33%) Firewall
2 19 (19.79%) DNS
3 16 (16.67%) DHCP
4 14 (14.58%) WAN
5 13 (13.54%) LAN
6 12 (12.50%) VPN
7 11 (11.46%) VLAN
8 10 (10.42%) Wireless
9 7 (7.29%) IPsec
9 7 (7.29%) NAS
9 7 (7.29%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (7.29%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (6.25%) ADSL
10 6 (6.25%) Internet
10 6 (6.25%) MPLS
11 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
12 4 (4.17%) VoIP
13 3 (3.13%) Skype
14 2 (2.08%) PABX
14 2 (2.08%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (29.17%) Social Skills
2 7 (7.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.13%) Finance
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Fire and Rescue
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (7.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.21%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.21%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) PKI
6 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (55.21%) Windows
2 32 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 24 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 22 (22.92%) Linux
5 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (7.29%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.21%) CentOS
11 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.08%) Android
12 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (21.88%) Migration
3 17 (17.71%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.46%) ITIL
6 9 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (7.29%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (7.29%) Information Security
7 7 (7.29%) Security Operations
7 7 (7.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.25%) Presales
9 5 (5.21%) ERP
10 4 (4.17%) Decision-Making
11 3 (3.13%) CAD
11 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.13%) Server Management
12 2 (2.08%) Programme Management
12 2 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
3 3 (3.13%) Python
3 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.33%) MCSA
3 6 (6.25%) MCSE
4 3 (3.13%) HNC
5 2 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) HND
6 1 (1.04%) MCP
6 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (5.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.42%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.17%) vSphere
6 3 (3.13%) XenApp
6 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) CASB
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.04%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.04%) SCCM
3 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (8.33%) Veeam
4 5 (5.21%) Apple
4 5 (5.21%) Citrix
4 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.13%) ConnectWise
7 2 (2.08%) Dell
7 2 (2.08%) Epicor
7 2 (2.08%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (1.04%) Google