Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 204 230
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 154 158 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.44% 1.36% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.40% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 149 146 136
East of England median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £8,775 £18,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £44,375
England median annual salary £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33% +1.69%

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 10,321 11,256 12,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.06% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7,863 9,253 10,576
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Hertfordshire -8 52 £29,750 -6.30% 9
Essex +38 36 £38,500 +79.07% 8
Bedfordshire -3 24 £46,056 +8.37% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 23 £27,500 +44.74% 6
Norfolk +23 11 £11,550 -64.46% 2
Suffolk +14 8 £29,000 +15.42% 3
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 96 (62.34%) Windows
2 80 (51.95%) Microsoft
3 66 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 59 (38.31%) Microsoft Office
5 49 (31.82%) Windows Server
6 47 (30.52%) Windows 7
7 45 (29.22%) Windows 10
8 39 (25.32%) ITIL
9 35 (22.73%) VMware
10 32 (20.78%) Firewall
10 32 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (17.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 26 (16.88%) Office 365
13 22 (14.29%) SCCM
13 22 (14.29%) Cisco
14 21 (13.64%) SQL
15 20 (12.99%) DNS
16 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (12.34%) DHCP
17 18 (11.69%) MS Exchange
17 18 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (11.04%) Driving Licence
18 17 (11.04%) HP
18 17 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (10.39%) SAN
19 16 (10.39%) Finance
19 16 (10.39%) Self-Motivation
20 14 (9.09%) Data Centre
20 14 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (9.09%) PowerShell

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 18 (11.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.25%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (38.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.95%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) C-CURE
1 1 (0.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.88%) Office 365
2 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.95%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.78%) Firewall
2 20 (12.99%) DNS
3 19 (12.34%) DHCP
4 16 (10.39%) SAN
5 13 (8.44%) LAN
5 13 (8.44%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.49%) IP Telephony
6 10 (6.49%) WAN
7 9 (5.84%) VPN
7 9 (5.84%) Wireless
8 7 (4.55%) Network Security
9 6 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (3.90%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (3.90%) VoIP
10 5 (3.25%) Ethernet
10 5 (3.25%) Intranet
10 5 (3.25%) Skype
11 4 (2.60%) NAS
12 3 (1.95%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) MySQL
3 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.65%) GIS
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (10.39%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Retail
2 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.25%) Publishing
4 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.30%) Automotive
5 2 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Military
6 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) Flash
2 3 (1.95%) CSS
2 3 (1.95%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Driving Licence
2 16 (10.39%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 12 (7.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.60%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.95%) CMDB
8 2 (1.30%) BYOD
8 2 (1.30%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.30%) EPoS
8 2 (1.30%) Handset
8 2 (1.30%) NHS
8 2 (1.30%) User Experience
9 1 (0.65%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 96 (62.34%) Windows
2 49 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 47 (30.52%) Windows 7
4 45 (29.22%) Windows 10
5 32 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 13 (8.44%) Linux
9 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.25%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.60%) Android
12 3 (1.95%) CentOS
12 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.65%) Unix
13 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.32%) ITIL
2 27 (17.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (7.14%) Service Management
5 9 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.19%) Information Security
7 7 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.55%) ITSM
8 6 (3.90%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.90%) ITIL V3
9 5 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.25%) Application Packaging
9 5 (3.25%) Business Continuity
9 5 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (3.25%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (3.25%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.60%) Decision-Making
10 4 (2.60%) Organisational Learning
10 4 (2.60%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.64%) SQL
2 14 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.19%) VBScript
4 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.60%) Python
5 3 (1.95%) C
6 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.09%) CCNA
2 14 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.14%) Degree
3 11 (7.14%) MCITP
4 9 (5.84%) MCSA
4 9 (5.84%) MCSE
5 8 (5.19%) CCNP
5 8 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.90%) MCP
7 5 (3.25%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.60%) CISSP
8 4 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.95%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.30%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.30%) CISM
10 2 (1.30%) MCTS
10 2 (1.30%) MOS
10 2 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.65%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) SLA
2 7 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.30%) PMO
4 1 (0.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 66 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.44%) vSphere
4 11 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.49%) XenApp
6 5 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.60%) Firmware
8 3 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.95%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.30%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.30%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (2.60%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.95%) Ansible
3 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.95%) Puppet
4 2 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.30%) SCOM
4 2 (1.30%) WSUS
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 80 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.73%) VMware
3 22 (14.29%) Cisco
4 17 (11.04%) HP
5 12 (7.79%) Citrix
6 10 (6.49%) CommVault
7 9 (5.84%) EMC
8 8 (5.19%) WatchGuard
9 7 (4.55%) Apple
9 7 (4.55%) Mitel
10 6 (3.90%) BT
10 6 (3.90%) Veeam
11 5 (3.25%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.60%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.60%) Juniper
12 4 (2.60%) McAfee
12 4 (2.60%) Sophos
13 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.95%) Symantec
14 2 (1.30%) Google