Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 298 342
Rank change year-on-year +23 +44 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1,847 1,875 1,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.24% 1.11% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.16% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,559 1,524 1,546
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.26%

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 142,380 161,499 168,572
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.97% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 115,418 130,997 141,909
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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
London +44 688 £33,000 -12.00% 55
South East +28 420 £32,500 +17.12% 72
North of England +22 252 £28,000 -5.88% 68
South West +32 208 £28,500 +21.28% 29
East of England +25 154 £35,000 +16.67% 28
Midlands +13 135 £28,500 +0.88% 32
North West +12 124 £27,500 -1.79% 29
Yorkshire -2 103 £28,000 -13.85% 31
West Midlands +30 91 £28,250 -11.02% 17
East Midlands -20 44 £29,000 +5.45% 15
North East +11 25 £72,312 +167.82% 8
IT Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 England region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 1,237 (66.97%) Windows
2 877 (47.48%) Active Directory
3 760 (41.15%) Microsoft
4 605 (32.76%) Windows Server
5 549 (29.72%) Office 365
6 514 (27.83%) VMware
7 398 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
8 386 (20.90%) Firewall
9 359 (19.44%) Windows 10
10 341 (18.46%) Windows 7
11 328 (17.76%) MS Exchange
12 324 (17.54%) ITIL
13 320 (17.33%) DNS
14 314 (17.00%) Cisco
15 301 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 297 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 287 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
18 282 (15.27%) Linux
19 274 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
20 273 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 261 (14.13%) DHCP
22 255 (13.81%) TCP/IP
23 239 (12.94%) Hyper-V
24 236 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
25 207 (11.21%) Citrix
26 185 (10.02%) LAN
27 180 (9.75%) SQL
28 173 (9.37%) Finance
29 168 (9.10%) Microsoft Certification
30 158 (8.55%) WAN

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
1 328 (17.76%) MS Exchange
2 124 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 110 (5.96%) SharePoint
4 82 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 71 (3.84%) Skype for Business
6 33 (1.79%) IIS
7 26 (1.41%) Apache
8 25 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (0.76%) Confluence
11 13 (0.70%) CMS
12 12 (0.65%) nginx
13 11 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.32%) Site Server
15 6 (0.32%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
17 3 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 398 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) CATIA
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.054%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.54%) Maximo
3 6 (0.32%) Misys Midas
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.054%) C-CURE
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.054%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.054%) PlanetPress Connect
6 1 (0.054%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.054%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.054%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 549 (29.72%) Office 365
2 236 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (1.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 31 (1.68%) Mimecast
6 23 (1.25%) G Suite
7 17 (0.92%) IaaS
8 16 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.87%) SaaS
9 14 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.60%) Slack
11 10 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.27%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
14 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.16%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 386 (20.90%) Firewall
2 320 (17.33%) DNS
3 261 (14.13%) DHCP
4 255 (13.81%) TCP/IP
5 185 (10.02%) LAN
6 158 (8.55%) WAN
7 130 (7.04%) VPN
8 126 (6.82%) Wireless
9 119 (6.44%) SAN
10 101 (5.47%) VoIP
11 68 (3.68%) Skype
12 67 (3.63%) Internet
13 59 (3.19%) VLAN
14 47 (2.54%) Network Security
15 46 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
16 42 (2.27%) IP Telephony
17 32 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
17 32 (1.73%) SSL
18 26 (1.41%) NAS
18 26 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.17%) MySQL
3 19 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 10 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.32%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.27%) Power BI
12 4 (0.22%) Amazon QuickSight
12 4 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (0.22%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (0.22%) Looker
12 4 (0.22%) OLTP
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.22%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (1.52%) JIRA
2 15 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.49%) Subversion
5 6 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (0.32%) CF BOSH
6 5 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.22%) CocoaPods
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.22%) PVCS
7 4 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.22%) Toad
7 4 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.22%) Xcode
8 3 (0.16%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.11%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.11%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.11%) Mockito
9 2 (0.11%) PEAR
9 2 (0.11%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 173 (9.37%) Finance
2 92 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 67 (3.63%) Retail
4 43 (2.33%) Banking
5 32 (1.73%) Publishing
6 30 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.57%) Legal
8 27 (1.46%) Marketing
9 17 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.81%) Back Office
10 15 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.81%) Law
11 13 (0.70%) Advertising
12 12 (0.65%) French Language
13 11 (0.60%) Electronics
14 10 (0.54%) Automotive
15 8 (0.43%) Front Office
15 8 (0.43%) Games
16 6 (0.32%) Military
17 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.25%) Middleware
2 22 (1.19%) Web Services
3 16 (0.87%) .NET
4 13 (0.70%) LAMP
5 9 (0.49%) Flash
6 7 (0.38%) CSS
6 7 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (0.32%) HTML
7 6 (0.32%) LDAP
8 5 (0.27%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.22%) jQuery
9 4 (0.22%) Redux
9 4 (0.22%) Spring
10 3 (0.16%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.16%) REST
11 2 (0.11%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.11%) Gearman
11 2 (0.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 115 (6.23%) Data Centre
2 110 (5.96%) Driving Licence
3 95 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
5 65 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 60 (3.25%) Fat Client
6 60 (3.25%) Thin Client
7 35 (1.89%) Clustering
8 33 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 32 (1.73%) iPhone
10 26 (1.41%) EPoS
11 23 (1.25%) Fintech
12 21 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 21 (1.14%) PDA
13 20 (1.08%) Blackberry
14 17 (0.92%) Replication
15 16 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
15 16 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.87%) iPad
16 14 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,237 (66.97%) Windows
2 605 (32.76%) Windows Server
3 359 (19.44%) Windows 10
4 341 (18.46%) Windows 7
5 297 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 287 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 282 (15.27%) Linux
8 109 (5.90%) Windows 8
9 92 (4.98%) Unix
10 78 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 67 (3.63%) Apple iOS
12 65 (3.52%) Android
13 38 (2.06%) Mac OS X
14 36 (1.95%) Mac OS
15 35 (1.89%) Windows XP
16 31 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (1.52%) CentOS
18 17 (0.92%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
20 5 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (17.54%) ITIL
2 274 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
3 273 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 125 (6.77%) Service Management
5 101 (5.47%) Project Management
6 89 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
7 86 (4.66%) Information Security
8 80 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 66 (3.57%) Migration
11 64 (3.47%) DevOps
12 61 (3.30%) IT Strategy
13 56 (3.03%) SIEM
14 55 (2.98%) Disaster Recovery
15 52 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (2.65%) Incident Management
17 47 (2.54%) Data Protection
18 44 (2.38%) Break/Fix
18 44 (2.38%) ITSM
19 43 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 180 (9.75%) SQL
2 128 (6.93%) PowerShell
3 35 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 34 (1.84%) Python
5 27 (1.46%) VBScript
6 23 (1.25%) Shell Script
7 21 (1.14%) Ruby
8 19 (1.03%) Java
9 18 (0.97%) C
10 17 (0.92%) Perl
10 17 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 15 (0.81%) PHP
12 12 (0.65%) C#
13 8 (0.43%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.32%) Korn
14 6 (0.32%) VB
15 5 (0.27%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.27%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.22%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 168 (9.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 137 (7.42%) Degree
3 102 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
3 102 (5.52%) MCSE
4 90 (4.87%) CCNA
5 81 (4.39%) CISSP
6 72 (3.90%) MCSA
7 70 (3.79%) Security Cleared
8 61 (3.30%) MCP
9 43 (2.33%) CISM
10 40 (2.17%) CEH
11 37 (2.00%) SC Cleared
12 32 (1.73%) DV Cleared
13 28 (1.52%) CCNP
14 24 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 23 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (1.14%) CISA
17 17 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
18 16 (0.87%) A+ Certification
18 16 (0.87%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.90%) SLA
2 64 (3.47%) GDPR
3 55 (2.98%) PMO
4 47 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.46%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 12 (0.65%) QA
8 7 (0.38%) COBIT
9 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.11%) DICOM
12 2 (0.11%) HL7
12 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.054%) PSD2
System Software
1 877 (47.48%) Active Directory
2 301 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 239 (12.94%) Hyper-V
4 87 (4.71%) XenApp
5 49 (2.65%) vSphere
6 45 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
8 30 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
9 27 (1.46%) Terminal Services
10 20 (1.08%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.70%) Docker
11 13 (0.70%) VMware Server
11 13 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
12 12 (0.65%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.54%) DFS Replication
13 10 (0.54%) Terminal Server
14 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.32%) Firmware
16 4 (0.22%) KVM
17 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 143 (7.74%) SCCM
2 27 (1.46%) Ansible
3 24 (1.30%) Puppet
4 22 (1.19%) WSUS
5 21 (1.14%) vRealize
6 20 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 20 (1.08%) SCVMM
7 16 (0.87%) vCenter Server
8 15 (0.81%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.76%) SCOM
10 10 (0.54%) AirWatch
10 10 (0.54%) Cacti
10 10 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (0.49%) Nagios
12 8 (0.43%) Terraform
13 7 (0.38%) ZABBIX
14 6 (0.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 760 (41.15%) Microsoft
2 514 (27.83%) VMware
3 314 (17.00%) Cisco
4 207 (11.21%) Citrix
5 109 (5.90%) HP
6 80 (4.33%) Apple
7 62 (3.36%) SolarWinds
8 50 (2.71%) NetApp
9 49 (2.65%) Intel
10 48 (2.60%) Dell
11 47 (2.54%) EMC
11 47 (2.54%) Veeam
12 43 (2.33%) Red Hat
13 40 (2.17%) Symantec
14 38 (2.06%) Google
15 34 (1.84%) Mitel
16 33 (1.79%) Oracle
17 31 (1.68%) Ivanti
18 30 (1.62%) Sophos
19 28 (1.52%) Avaya