Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 298 340
Rank change year-on-year +10 +42 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1,796 1,938 1,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.18% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.23% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,545 1,577 1,603
England median annual salary £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.45%

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 147,309 157,833 173,535
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.91% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119,704 127,399 146,910
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 16 October 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 16 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
London +2 670 £33,000 -8.97% 86
South East +7 411 £30,000 +9.09% 51
North of England -15 243 £26,500 -11.67% 49
South West +41 191 £28,000 +19.15% 22
East of England +15 157 £30,000 - 31
Midlands +17 150 £26,000 -13.33% 39
North West +13 124 £28,750 +2.68% 27
Yorkshire -44 94 £26,000 -20.00% 19
West Midlands +52 93 £22,500 -27.42% 29
East Midlands -28 63 £26,500 -3.64% 10
North East +7 25 £11,550 -55.58% 3
IT Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 England region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 1,223 (68.10%) Windows
2 880 (49.00%) Active Directory
3 768 (42.76%) Microsoft
4 616 (34.30%) Windows Server
5 522 (29.06%) Office 365
6 500 (27.84%) VMware
7 423 (23.55%) Microsoft Office
8 363 (20.21%) Firewall
9 332 (18.49%) ITIL
9 332 (18.49%) MS Exchange
10 321 (17.87%) Windows 7
11 320 (17.82%) Windows 10
12 316 (17.59%) DNS
13 308 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 301 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 295 (16.43%) Cisco
16 280 (15.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 273 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
18 266 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
19 261 (14.53%) TCP/IP
20 258 (14.37%) Linux
21 248 (13.81%) DHCP
22 225 (12.53%) Hyper-V
23 214 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
24 212 (11.80%) Citrix
25 197 (10.97%) SQL
26 187 (10.41%) Finance
27 179 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
28 175 (9.74%) LAN
29 167 (9.30%) SQL Server

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
1 332 (18.49%) MS Exchange
2 132 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (6.07%) SharePoint
4 92 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (3.23%) Skype for Business
6 38 (2.12%) IIS
7 31 (1.73%) Apache
8 24 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (0.84%) Confluence
11 13 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (0.72%) CMS
12 8 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.39%) nginx
13 7 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.39%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.28%) Site Server
14 5 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 423 (23.55%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.056%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.056%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.56%) Maximo
3 6 (0.33%) Misys Midas
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (0.11%) Eikon
6 1 (0.056%) C-CURE
6 1 (0.056%) Magento
6 1 (0.056%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.056%) PlanetPress Connect
6 1 (0.056%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.056%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.056%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.056%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 522 (29.06%) Office 365
2 214 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 35 (1.95%) Mimecast
6 24 (1.34%) G Suite
7 21 (1.17%) IaaS
8 16 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.84%) SaaS
10 11 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.56%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.50%) Slack
13 6 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.33%) PaaS
14 5 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.22%) GitHub
15 4 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 363 (20.21%) Firewall
2 316 (17.59%) DNS
3 261 (14.53%) TCP/IP
4 248 (13.81%) DHCP
5 175 (9.74%) LAN
6 151 (8.41%) WAN
7 147 (8.18%) VPN
8 135 (7.52%) SAN
9 131 (7.29%) Wireless
10 96 (5.35%) VoIP
11 67 (3.73%) Internet
12 58 (3.23%) Skype
13 50 (2.78%) VLAN
14 48 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
15 44 (2.45%) Network Security
16 41 (2.28%) IP Telephony
17 33 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
18 27 (1.50%) NAS
19 25 (1.39%) SSL
19 25 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.34%) MySQL
3 24 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.28%) Power BI
9 4 (0.22%) Amazon QuickSight
9 4 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (0.22%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (0.22%) Looker
9 4 (0.22%) OLTP
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (1.84%) JIRA
2 15 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.56%) Subversion
5 8 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (0.33%) CF BOSH
6 6 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.22%) AppScan
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.22%) PVCS
8 4 (0.22%) Toad
9 3 (0.17%) Maven
9 3 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.17%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.11%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.11%) CocoaPods
10 2 (0.11%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.11%) Zephyr
General
1 187 (10.41%) Finance
2 87 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 61 (3.40%) Retail
4 46 (2.56%) Banking
5 34 (1.89%) Legal
5 34 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.28%) Marketing
7 22 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.22%) Publishing
8 17 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 15 (0.84%) Advertising
9 15 (0.84%) Law
10 11 (0.61%) Electronics
10 11 (0.61%) Games
11 8 (0.45%) Automotive
11 8 (0.45%) Back Office
11 8 (0.45%) Front Office
12 7 (0.39%) Military
13 5 (0.28%) French Language
14 4 (0.22%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (3.40%) Middleware
2 29 (1.61%) Web Services
3 20 (1.11%) .NET
4 11 (0.61%) Flash
4 11 (0.61%) LAMP
5 10 (0.56%) HTML
6 9 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 9 (0.50%) CSS
7 6 (0.33%) 802.1X
8 5 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.22%) LDAP
9 4 (0.22%) Redux
9 4 (0.22%) XML
10 3 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (0.17%) jQuery
10 3 (0.17%) WAP
11 2 (0.11%) Gearman
11 2 (0.11%) Node.js
11 2 (0.11%) Spring
12 1 (0.056%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 120 (6.68%) Data Centre
2 101 (5.62%) Driving Licence
3 91 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
5 59 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 55 (3.06%) Fat Client
6 55 (3.06%) Thin Client
7 40 (2.23%) iPhone
8 33 (1.84%) Clustering
9 29 (1.61%) EPoS
10 27 (1.50%) Computer Science
11 26 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
12 21 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 21 (1.17%) iPad
13 20 (1.11%) Fintech
14 17 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.89%) Blackberry
15 16 (0.89%) Replication
16 15 (0.84%) Mobile App
16 15 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,223 (68.10%) Windows
2 616 (34.30%) Windows Server
3 321 (17.87%) Windows 7
4 320 (17.82%) Windows 10
5 308 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 273 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 258 (14.37%) Linux
8 108 (6.01%) Windows 8
9 60 (3.34%) Unix
10 59 (3.29%) Android
11 57 (3.17%) Apple iOS
12 48 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 38 (2.12%) Mac OS
13 38 (2.12%) Windows XP
14 36 (2.00%) Mac OS X
15 25 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (1.28%) Ubuntu
17 20 (1.11%) CentOS
18 13 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
19 5 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (18.49%) ITIL
2 280 (15.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 266 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
4 118 (6.57%) Service Management
5 105 (5.85%) Cybersecurity
6 102 (5.68%) Project Management
7 77 (4.29%) Information Security
8 74 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 68 (3.79%) IT Strategy
11 63 (3.51%) SIEM
12 61 (3.40%) DevOps
13 55 (3.06%) Service Delivery
14 50 (2.78%) Migration
15 48 (2.67%) Incident Management
16 42 (2.34%) ITSM
16 42 (2.34%) Mentoring
17 39 (2.17%) Time Management
18 38 (2.12%) Asset Management
18 38 (2.12%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 197 (10.97%) SQL
2 105 (5.85%) PowerShell
3 31 (1.73%) Python
4 25 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 23 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 20 (1.11%) Java
7 16 (0.89%) T-SQL
8 15 (0.84%) Ruby
9 13 (0.72%) C#
9 13 (0.72%) Perl
10 12 (0.67%) VBScript
11 11 (0.61%) PHP
12 10 (0.56%) C
13 8 (0.45%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.33%) VB
15 5 (0.28%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.22%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.17%) C++
18 2 (0.11%) Apple Swift
18 2 (0.11%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 179 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 131 (7.29%) Degree
3 102 (5.68%) MCSE
4 101 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 90 (5.01%) CCNA
6 85 (4.73%) CISSP
7 75 (4.18%) MCSA
8 57 (3.17%) MCP
9 53 (2.95%) Security Cleared
10 48 (2.67%) CISM
11 37 (2.06%) CEH
11 37 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (1.78%) CCNP
12 32 (1.78%) MCITP
13 31 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (1.73%) SC Cleared
14 27 (1.50%) CISA
15 25 (1.39%) A+ Certification
16 16 (0.89%) DV Cleared
17 15 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.18%) SLA
2 52 (2.90%) PMO
3 35 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.34%) GDPR
5 17 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.89%) QA
7 14 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.33%) COBIT
10 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.11%) DICOM
12 2 (0.11%) HL7
12 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 880 (49.00%) Active Directory
2 301 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 225 (12.53%) Hyper-V
4 62 (3.45%) XenApp
5 59 (3.29%) vSphere
6 39 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 25 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
10 22 (1.22%) Terminal Services
11 15 (0.84%) Docker
12 13 (0.72%) VMware Server
13 12 (0.67%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.50%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.45%) Firmware
16 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
17 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
18 2 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 122 (6.79%) SCCM
2 25 (1.39%) WSUS
3 24 (1.34%) Ansible
4 21 (1.17%) Puppet
5 19 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 15 (0.84%) SCOM
7 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (0.67%) Cacti
8 12 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.67%) vRealize
9 11 (0.61%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.56%) AirWatch
10 10 (0.56%) Nagios
11 9 (0.50%) vCenter Server
12 8 (0.45%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.39%) ZABBIX
14 6 (0.33%) HP Fortify
14 6 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 768 (42.76%) Microsoft
2 500 (27.84%) VMware
3 295 (16.43%) Cisco
4 212 (11.80%) Citrix
5 105 (5.85%) HP
6 77 (4.29%) Apple
7 45 (2.51%) NetApp
8 43 (2.39%) SolarWinds
8 43 (2.39%) Veeam
9 42 (2.34%) Intel
10 41 (2.28%) Dell
11 36 (2.00%) Red Hat
12 35 (1.95%) EMC
13 34 (1.89%) Google
14 31 (1.73%) Mitel
14 31 (1.73%) Sophos
15 28 (1.56%) Avaya
16 27 (1.50%) Oracle
17 26 (1.45%) CheckPoint
18 25 (1.39%) Symantec