IT Engineer Jobs in England

IT Engineer
UK > England

The median IT Engineer salary in England is £32,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

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

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 139 238 383
Rank change year-on-year +99 +145 -114
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1,785 1,324 1,394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.02% 1.52% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.66% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,588 1,047 1,227
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £23,500
25th Percentile £26,750 £28,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
75th Percentile £43,000 £45,000 £47,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £60,100 £57,777
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 83,672 79,663 133,799
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 91.47% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62,204 50,990 75,326
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,084 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in England

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in England.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in England

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in England

IT Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +81 409 £34,000 +4.62% 101
North of England +74 374 £31,500 -9.35% 77
Midlands +67 365 £35,000 +5.68% 50
South West +3 235 £30,000 -7.69% 57
London -15 214 £40,000 +5.26% 87
West Midlands +56 186 £35,000 +1.45% 22
East of England +51 180 £31,833 +0.26% 36
North West +47 178 £30,000 -20.00% 35
East Midlands +60 174 £37,500 +33.93% 26
Yorkshire +77 140 £30,500 +3.39% 34
North East +32 55 £32,500 -2.99% 11
IT Engineer
UK

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2024, IT Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 1,020 (57.14%) Windows
2 906 (50.76%) Microsoft 365
3 886 (49.64%) Microsoft
4 778 (43.59%) Active Directory
5 659 (36.92%) Azure
6 538 (30.14%) Social Skills
7 530 (29.69%) Windows Server
8 457 (25.60%) Firewall
9 371 (20.78%) VMware
10 369 (20.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 320 (17.93%) Problem-Solving
12 318 (17.82%) Customer Service
13 313 (17.54%) Microsoft Exchange
14 281 (15.74%) ITIL
15 267 (14.96%) Hyper-V
16 264 (14.79%) Windows 10
17 246 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
18 241 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 222 (12.44%) SharePoint
20 216 (12.10%) Entra ID
21 212 (11.88%) Microsoft Intune
22 211 (11.82%) DNS
23 183 (10.25%) Wi-Fi
24 178 (9.97%) DHCP
25 177 (9.92%) Cisco
26 175 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
27 161 (9.02%) Degree
28 160 (8.96%) Linux
29 154 (8.63%) Driving Licence
30 148 (8.29%) PowerShell

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 313 (17.54%) Microsoft Exchange
2 222 (12.44%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (1.01%) IIS
5 11 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (0.56%) Confluence
7 9 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.17%) CMS
9 3 (0.17%) SAS
9 3 (0.17%) WordPress
10 2 (0.11%) Apache
10 2 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.11%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.056%) Moodle
11 1 (0.056%) nginx
11 1 (0.056%) Site Server
11 1 (0.056%) Tomcat
Applications
1 246 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.17%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.056%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.056%) Trello
Business Applications
1 5 (0.28%) Sage X3
2 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.056%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.056%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.056%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 906 (50.76%) Microsoft 365
2 659 (36.92%) Azure
3 216 (12.10%) Entra ID
4 93 (5.21%) AWS
5 56 (3.14%) OneDrive
6 32 (1.79%) Mimecast
7 31 (1.74%) Google Workspace
8 19 (1.06%) SaaS
9 15 (0.84%) Power Platform
10 14 (0.78%) IaaS
11 12 (0.67%) iTunes
12 11 (0.62%) PaaS
13 10 (0.56%) Nutanix
14 9 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.50%) Power Automate
14 9 (0.50%) PowerApps
15 8 (0.45%) Azure Storage
15 8 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (0.39%) GCP
16 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Purview
Communications & Networking
1 457 (25.60%) Firewall
2 211 (11.82%) DNS
3 183 (10.25%) Wi-Fi
4 178 (9.97%) DHCP
5 142 (7.96%) VPN
6 126 (7.06%) TCP/IP
7 123 (6.89%) WAN
8 110 (6.16%) LAN
9 103 (5.77%) VoIP
10 102 (5.71%) SAN
11 99 (5.55%) Wireless
12 90 (5.04%) VLAN
13 57 (3.19%) Network Security
14 45 (2.52%) Internet
15 31 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
16 27 (1.51%) NAS
17 25 (1.40%) SD-WAN
18 20 (1.12%) SSL
19 18 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
20 17 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
3 34 (1.90%) MySQL
4 8 (0.45%) MariaDB
5 6 (0.34%) Power BI
6 4 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.22%) DB2
6 4 (0.22%) InfluxDB
7 3 (0.17%) Big Data
7 3 (0.17%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.056%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 23 (1.29%) JIRA
2 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.17%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.11%) MSI
4 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.056%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.056%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.056%) Jenkins
General
1 538 (30.14%) Social Skills
2 96 (5.38%) Finance
3 88 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 78 (4.37%) Law
6 77 (4.31%) Organisational Skills
7 60 (3.36%) Manufacturing
8 51 (2.86%) Retail
9 36 (2.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 34 (1.90%) Legal
11 30 (1.68%) Documentation Skills
12 26 (1.46%) Banking
12 26 (1.46%) Marketing
13 23 (1.29%) Public Sector
14 19 (1.06%) Games
15 17 (0.95%) Automotive
16 15 (0.84%) Advertising
17 14 (0.78%) Influencing Skills
18 11 (0.62%) Back Office
19 9 (0.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.45%) ADSI
1 8 (0.45%) LDAP
2 5 (0.28%) Kafka
3 4 (0.22%) Cocoa
4 3 (0.17%) .NET
4 3 (0.17%) LAMP
5 2 (0.11%) CSS
5 2 (0.11%) HTML
5 2 (0.11%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.11%) V-Ray
6 1 (0.056%) ARM Templates
6 1 (0.056%) Azure Blueprints
6 1 (0.056%) EDI
6 1 (0.056%) RESTEasy
6 1 (0.056%) SAML
6 1 (0.056%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.63%) Driving Licence
2 64 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
3 59 (3.31%) Data Centre
4 48 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 44 (2.46%) Replication
6 31 (1.74%) Onboarding
7 29 (1.62%) Fat Client
7 29 (1.62%) Thin Client
8 28 (1.57%) EPoS
9 27 (1.51%) CCTV
9 27 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (1.01%) iPad
11 14 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 14 (0.78%) Social Media
12 13 (0.73%) Cyberattack
12 13 (0.73%) Security Posture
12 13 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
14 8 (0.45%) FMCG
14 8 (0.45%) Operational Technology
Operating Systems
1 1,020 (57.14%) Windows
2 530 (29.69%) Windows Server
3 264 (14.79%) Windows 10
4 160 (8.96%) Linux
5 132 (7.39%) Windows Server 2016
6 99 (5.55%) Windows Server 2019
7 89 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 78 (4.37%) Mac OS
9 64 (3.59%) Android
10 62 (3.47%) Apple iOS
11 33 (1.85%) Windows 7
12 23 (1.29%) Mac OS X
12 23 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (1.18%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.95%) Unix
15 13 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.50%) CentOS
18 5 (0.28%) Debian
18 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (20.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 320 (17.93%) Problem-Solving
3 318 (17.82%) Customer Service
4 281 (15.74%) ITIL
5 175 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
6 95 (5.32%) Migration
7 91 (5.10%) Project Delivery
8 90 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 82 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 78 (4.37%) Service Delivery
11 70 (3.92%) Project Management
12 57 (3.19%) Incident Management
13 54 (3.03%) Agile
14 48 (2.69%) Service Management
15 47 (2.63%) Asset Management
16 45 (2.52%) Change Management
17 43 (2.41%) Project Planning
18 42 (2.35%) Customer Experience
18 42 (2.35%) Time Management
19 40 (2.24%) Remote Monitoring and Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (8.29%) PowerShell
2 147 (8.24%) SQL
3 43 (2.41%) Python
4 16 (0.90%) Bash
5 13 (0.73%) Java
6 10 (0.56%) Swift
7 9 (0.50%) PHP
8 8 (0.45%) C++
9 7 (0.39%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.34%) C#
10 6 (0.34%) VB
11 5 (0.28%) Perl
12 4 (0.22%) R
12 4 (0.22%) Ruby
13 3 (0.17%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.056%) Go
14 1 (0.056%) Korn
14 1 (0.056%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.056%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 161 (9.02%) Degree
2 112 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (4.54%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (3.87%) DBS Check
5 59 (3.31%) CCNA
6 46 (2.58%) Network+ Certification
7 36 (2.02%) MCSE
8 34 (1.90%) Azure Certification
8 34 (1.90%) Security Cleared
9 28 (1.57%) A+ Certification
10 26 (1.46%) CISSP
11 25 (1.40%) CCNP
12 21 (1.18%) MCP
13 20 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
13 20 (1.12%) SC Cleared
14 15 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
17 11 (0.62%) MCSA
17 11 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.04%) SLA
2 37 (2.07%) GDPR
3 31 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (0.84%) QA
6 9 (0.50%) NIST
7 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.28%) SOC 2
8 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.17%) COBIT
10 1 (0.056%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.056%) NCSC
System Software
1 778 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 267 (14.96%) Hyper-V
3 241 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (1.57%) vSphere
6 25 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 20 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
8 19 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.84%) Docker
10 11 (0.62%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.39%) Firmware
12 5 (0.28%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.22%) XenApp
14 3 (0.17%) Xen
15 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.11%) pfSense
15 2 (0.11%) Samba
15 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.056%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 212 (11.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 82 (4.59%) SCCM
3 17 (0.95%) WSUS
4 13 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
4 13 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
5 12 (0.67%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.62%) SCOM
7 10 (0.56%) Ansible
8 9 (0.50%) vCenter Server
9 8 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 7 (0.39%) Grafana
11 6 (0.34%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (0.34%) Opsgenie
12 5 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.28%) NetCrunch
12 5 (0.28%) Proxmox
13 4 (0.22%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 886 (49.64%) Microsoft
2 371 (20.78%) VMware
3 177 (9.92%) Cisco
4 131 (7.34%) Citrix
5 101 (5.66%) Veeam
6 81 (4.54%) Apple
7 76 (4.26%) HP
8 68 (3.81%) Meraki
9 57 (3.19%) Sophos
10 41 (2.30%) Google
11 36 (2.02%) Fortinet
12 35 (1.96%) Dell
13 31 (1.74%) Palo Alto
14 28 (1.57%) ConnectWise
15 27 (1.51%) Aruba
15 27 (1.51%) Barracuda Networks
15 27 (1.51%) Draytek
16 20 (1.12%) Acronis
16 20 (1.12%) WatchGuard
17 17 (0.95%) Oracle