Period
to 14 November 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

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

IT Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 284 297
Rank change year-on-year +34 +13 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1,661 1,827 1,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.31% 1.20% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.25% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,472 1,547 1,597
England median annual salary £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 121,149 146,144 162,639
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.97% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 97,887 118,828 131,454
England median annual salary £52,364 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.73% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in England

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in England

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in England over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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
London -25 488 £32,500 -1.52% 130
South East +50 452 £32,000 +1.59% 159
North of England +39 255 £30,000 +9.09% 127
Midlands +94 197 £29,250 +6.36% 86
South West +8 193 £30,000 +7.14% 77
North West +44 145 £28,500 +3.64% 66
West Midlands +59 108 £28,500 +14.00% 44
Yorkshire +14 104 £31,500 +18.87% 49
East Midlands +49 89 £31,750 +13.39% 42
East of England -18 77 £27,500 -12.70% 67
North East 0 6 £27,000 +1.89% 12
IT Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 England region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 1,187 (71.46%) Windows
2 840 (50.57%) Active Directory
3 791 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 751 (45.21%) Office 365
5 656 (39.49%) Windows Server
6 529 (31.85%) VMware
7 492 (29.62%) Windows 10
8 364 (21.91%) Firewall
9 356 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 351 (21.13%) Azure
11 336 (20.23%) Cisco
12 333 (20.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 327 (19.69%) Microsoft Office
14 321 (19.33%) Windows 7
15 315 (18.96%) ITIL
16 312 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
17 309 (18.60%) MS Exchange
18 290 (17.46%) DNS
19 276 (16.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 270 (16.26%) DHCP
21 233 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
22 230 (13.85%) Linux
23 225 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
24 219 (13.18%) WAN
24 219 (13.18%) LAN
25 209 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
26 179 (10.78%) AWS
27 162 (9.75%) SQL
28 161 (9.69%) TCP/IP
29 155 (9.33%) Citrix

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 309 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 105 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 95 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 76 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (1.93%) Skype for Business
6 30 (1.81%) IIS
7 22 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (0.54%) Confluence
9 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.30%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.30%) SAS
10 4 (0.24%) Site Server
11 2 (0.12%) Apache
11 2 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.060%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.060%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.060%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 327 (19.69%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.060%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.060%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.060%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.12%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.060%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.060%) Summit
5 1 (0.060%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 751 (45.21%) Office 365
2 351 (21.13%) Azure
3 179 (10.78%) AWS
4 41 (2.47%) G Suite
5 34 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 30 (1.81%) SaaS
7 25 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (1.26%) OneDrive
9 16 (0.96%) IaaS
9 16 (0.96%) Power Platform
10 11 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (0.60%) PaaS
11 10 (0.60%) PowerApps
12 9 (0.54%) GCP
13 7 (0.42%) Slack
14 6 (0.36%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.18%) Dropbox
16 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 2 (0.12%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 364 (21.91%) Firewall
2 290 (17.46%) DNS
3 270 (16.26%) DHCP
4 219 (13.18%) LAN
4 219 (13.18%) WAN
5 161 (9.69%) TCP/IP
6 139 (8.37%) Wireless
7 137 (8.25%) SAN
8 133 (8.01%) VoIP
9 122 (7.34%) VPN
10 92 (5.54%) VLAN
11 50 (3.01%) Network Security
12 48 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
13 44 (2.65%) Internet
14 36 (2.17%) Skype
14 36 (2.17%) WLAN
15 35 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
16 33 (1.99%) NAS
17 26 (1.57%) IPsec
18 23 (1.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (0.54%) MySQL
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.36%) Power BI
5 6 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.30%) MS Access
6 5 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.24%) DB2
7 4 (0.24%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.18%) DataStage
8 3 (0.18%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (1.69%) JIRA
2 11 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.48%) Subversion
4 4 (0.24%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.12%) GitLab
6 2 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.12%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.060%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.060%) Hudson
7 1 (0.060%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.060%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 122 (7.34%) Finance
2 77 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 58 (3.49%) Retail
4 28 (1.69%) Public Sector
5 26 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 26 (1.57%) Marketing
6 24 (1.44%) Aerospace
7 23 (1.38%) Legal
8 17 (1.02%) Law
9 16 (0.96%) Automotive
10 15 (0.90%) Back Office
11 11 (0.66%) Banking
12 10 (0.60%) French Language
12 10 (0.60%) Games
13 9 (0.54%) Advertising
14 8 (0.48%) Publishing
15 6 (0.36%) Local Government
16 4 (0.24%) Electronics
17 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.38%) .NET
2 12 (0.72%) Web Services
3 8 (0.48%) HTML
4 7 (0.42%) CSS
5 6 (0.36%) 802.1X
5 6 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.36%) jQuery
6 5 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.12%) EDI
8 1 (0.060%) Ajax
8 1 (0.060%) COM
8 1 (0.060%) Flash
8 1 (0.060%) Middleware
8 1 (0.060%) REST
8 1 (0.060%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.060%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 134 (8.07%) Driving Licence
2 88 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 52 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (1.51%) NHS
6 24 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (1.08%) Clustering
8 18 (1.08%) Smartphone
8 18 (1.08%) User Experience
9 15 (0.90%) Replication
10 13 (0.78%) CCTV
11 8 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.48%) Fat Client
11 8 (0.48%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.42%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.42%) FMCG
12 7 (0.42%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.42%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,187 (71.46%) Windows
2 656 (39.49%) Windows Server
3 492 (29.62%) Windows 10
4 321 (19.33%) Windows 7
5 312 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 230 (13.85%) Linux
7 225 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 119 (7.16%) Windows 8
9 72 (4.33%) Mac OS X
10 58 (3.49%) Unix
11 45 (2.71%) Apple iOS
12 43 (2.59%) Mac OS
13 37 (2.23%) Android
14 33 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (1.32%) Windows XP
16 18 (1.08%) CentOS
17 17 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (0.96%) Ubuntu
19 12 (0.72%) Debian
20 11 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (18.96%) ITIL
2 276 (16.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 233 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
4 82 (4.94%) Information Security
5 78 (4.70%) Cybersecurity
6 76 (4.58%) Service Management
7 74 (4.46%) Migration
8 72 (4.33%) Asset Management
9 69 (4.15%) Mentoring
10 67 (4.03%) Change Management
11 56 (3.37%) Project Management
12 54 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 50 (3.01%) DevOps
14 45 (2.71%) Time Management
15 44 (2.65%) Service Delivery
16 38 (2.29%) Computer Science
17 37 (2.23%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (2.23%) Mobile Device Management
18 35 (2.11%) Break/Fix
18 35 (2.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 162 (9.75%) SQL
2 137 (8.25%) PowerShell
3 29 (1.75%) Python
4 26 (1.57%) Java
5 19 (1.14%) C
6 18 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 15 (0.90%) C#
8 14 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 14 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.48%) TypeScript
10 8 (0.48%) VB
10 8 (0.48%) VBA
11 7 (0.42%) Ruby
12 5 (0.30%) Perl
12 5 (0.30%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.24%) Scala
13 4 (0.24%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.24%) VBScript
14 3 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 209 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (8.01%) Cisco Certification
3 132 (7.95%) Degree
4 109 (6.56%) CCNA
5 105 (6.32%) MCSA
5 105 (6.32%) MCSE
6 86 (5.18%) MCP
7 58 (3.49%) Security Cleared
8 48 (2.89%) MCITP
9 37 (2.23%) SC Cleared
10 31 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (1.75%) A+ Certification
11 29 (1.75%) DBS Check
12 26 (1.57%) CCNP
13 22 (1.32%) MCTS
14 20 (1.20%) CISSP
15 15 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
15 15 (0.90%) DV Cleared
16 14 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (0.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.48%) SLA
2 59 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.54%) NIST
5 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.30%) GDPR
7 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.24%) PMO
8 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.18%) QA
8 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.060%) MiFID
10 1 (0.060%) NCSC
10 1 (0.060%) NIST 800
System Software
1 840 (50.57%) Active Directory
2 356 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 333 (20.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
4 47 (2.83%) vSphere
5 42 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
6 36 (2.17%) XenApp
7 29 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (1.14%) Firmware
9 15 (0.90%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.48%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.48%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.36%) VMware NSX
12 6 (0.36%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.30%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.18%) Docker
14 3 (0.18%) Xen
15 2 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 117 (7.04%) SCCM
2 50 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (2.23%) WSUS
4 23 (1.38%) Backup Exec
5 16 (0.96%) Ansible
5 16 (0.96%) SCOM
6 15 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
7 13 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (0.78%) SCVMM
8 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.72%) Puppet
8 12 (0.72%) vCenter Server
9 7 (0.42%) QRadar
10 6 (0.36%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.30%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 791 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 529 (31.85%) VMware
3 336 (20.23%) Cisco
4 155 (9.33%) Citrix
5 119 (7.16%) HP
6 86 (5.18%) Apple
7 76 (4.58%) Dell
8 69 (4.15%) Veeam
9 55 (3.31%) Oracle
10 41 (2.47%) Meraki
11 35 (2.11%) SonicWALL
11 35 (2.11%) Symantec
12 29 (1.75%) Sophos
13 24 (1.44%) SolarWinds
14 23 (1.38%) NetApp
15 22 (1.32%) EMC
16 20 (1.20%) Google
16 20 (1.20%) ServiceNow
17 19 (1.14%) Palo Alto
18 17 (1.02%) Veritas