Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 343 365
Rank change year-on-year +50 +22 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1863 1624 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.12% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.96% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1534 1607
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £49,204
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.64%

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 160021 168857 195309
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.54% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 129788 142085 164518
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 +98 672 £37,500 +13.64% 26
South East +32 396 £28,000 -1.75% 31
North of England +6 289 £29,500 -1.67% 33
South West +16 187 £23,500 -6.00% 14
Midlands +10 165 £28,500 +3.64% 19
East of England +38 163 £30,000 +9.09% 12
Yorkshire +42 146 £32,750 +0.77% 11
North West -9 129 £28,000 +5.66% 21
East Midlands +27 84 £27,500 -11.29% 8
West Midlands -18 81 £31,500 +20.24% 11
North East -10 14 £27,000 +5.88% 1
IT Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 1287 (69.08%) Windows
2 919 (49.33%) Active Directory
3 760 (40.79%) Windows Server
4 722 (38.75%) Microsoft
5 627 (33.66%) VMware
6 487 (26.14%) Firewall
7 478 (25.66%) Office 365
8 431 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 427 (22.92%) MS Exchange
10 412 (22.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 398 (21.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 377 (20.24%) ITIL
13 352 (18.89%) Windows 7
14 347 (18.63%) Cisco
15 330 (17.71%) Finance
16 319 (17.12%) Hyper-V
17 303 (16.26%) Microsoft Office
18 302 (16.21%) Linux
19 282 (15.14%) Windows 10
20 273 (14.65%) DNS
21 267 (14.33%) TCP/IP
22 262 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
23 246 (13.20%) Banking
24 226 (12.13%) SQL
25 224 (12.02%) Citrix
26 218 (11.70%) DHCP
27 207 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
27 207 (11.11%) Degree
28 196 (10.52%) WAN
29 195 (10.47%) Asset Management

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
1 427 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 169 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 80 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 78 (4.19%) IIS
6 39 (2.09%) Skype for Business
7 38 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 26 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 16 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (0.70%) Apache
12 9 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.38%) CMS
14 7 (0.38%) nginx
14 7 (0.38%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.32%) JBoss
16 4 (0.21%) Apache Spark
17 3 (0.16%) WordPress
18 2 (0.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 303 (16.26%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.054%) Maya
7 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.054%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.21%) SystmOne
3 3 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
3 3 (0.16%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.054%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.054%) iTrent
5 1 (0.054%) Magento
5 1 (0.054%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.054%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 478 (25.66%) Office 365
2 159 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.02%) G Suite
5 15 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (0.75%) SaaS
7 13 (0.70%) Mimecast
8 10 (0.54%) npm
9 9 (0.48%) Slack
10 7 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.38%) IaaS
10 7 (0.38%) PaaS
11 6 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.27%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 487 (26.14%) Firewall
2 273 (14.65%) DNS
3 267 (14.33%) TCP/IP
4 218 (11.70%) DHCP
5 196 (10.52%) WAN
6 189 (10.14%) LAN
7 168 (9.02%) SAN
8 133 (7.14%) VoIP
9 128 (6.87%) VPN
10 99 (5.31%) Wireless
11 80 (4.29%) VLAN
12 63 (3.38%) Internet
13 54 (2.90%) Network Security
14 44 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
14 44 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
15 43 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
16 42 (2.25%) MPLS
17 32 (1.72%) Skype
17 32 (1.72%) SSL
18 27 (1.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.34%) MySQL
3 23 (1.23%) Neo4j
4 18 (0.97%) Big Data
4 18 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.54%) OLAP
8 10 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
8 10 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.38%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.32%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.21%) HBase
Development Applications
1 88 (4.72%) Maven
2 61 (3.27%) Jenkins
3 46 (2.47%) JIRA
4 45 (2.42%) Subversion
5 29 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 18 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (0.75%) TeamCity
8 13 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (0.54%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.54%) gulp
10 10 (0.54%) Liquibase
10 10 (0.54%) Selenium
11 8 (0.43%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.32%) Apache Ivy
12 6 (0.32%) EasyMock
12 6 (0.32%) Gradle
12 6 (0.32%) Mockito
12 6 (0.32%) Spock
12 6 (0.32%) TestNG
General
1 330 (17.71%) Finance
2 246 (13.20%) Banking
3 188 (10.09%) Retail Banking
4 187 (10.04%) Investment Banking
5 83 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 58 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 47 (2.52%) Front Office
8 36 (1.93%) Marketing
9 34 (1.83%) Advertising
9 34 (1.83%) Legal
10 25 (1.34%) Law
11 22 (1.18%) Retail
12 13 (0.70%) Games
13 11 (0.59%) Electronics
14 8 (0.43%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.38%) Dutch Language
15 7 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.38%) Publishing
16 5 (0.27%) Local Government
17 4 (0.21%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.15%) Spring
2 33 (1.77%) Spring MVC
3 29 (1.56%) Spring Boot
4 27 (1.45%) XML
5 25 (1.34%) AngularJS
6 23 (1.23%) REST
7 20 (1.07%) .NET
8 18 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 18 (0.97%) HTML
9 17 (0.91%) Web Services
10 10 (0.54%) HTML5
10 10 (0.54%) Node.js
11 8 (0.43%) CSS
11 8 (0.43%) MSMQ
11 8 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.32%) Regular Expression
12 6 (0.32%) Spring Integration
12 6 (0.32%) Velocity
13 5 (0.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 152 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (7.30%) Driving Licence
3 101 (5.42%) Computer Science
4 91 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 65 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
6 48 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 41 (2.20%) Clustering
8 38 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 38 (2.04%) Thin Client
9 37 (1.99%) Derivative
10 35 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
11 33 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
12 26 (1.40%) iPad
13 23 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
14 21 (1.13%) Blackberry
14 21 (1.13%) Smartphone
15 18 (0.97%) Replication
16 15 (0.81%) iPhone
16 15 (0.81%) NHS
17 13 (0.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1287 (69.08%) Windows
2 760 (40.79%) Windows Server
3 412 (22.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 398 (21.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 352 (18.89%) Windows 7
6 302 (16.21%) Linux
7 282 (15.14%) Windows 10
8 170 (9.13%) Unix
9 154 (8.27%) Windows 8
10 77 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 68 (3.65%) Mac OS X
12 49 (2.63%) Windows XP
13 33 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (1.66%) Mac OS
15 30 (1.61%) Android
15 30 (1.61%) Apple iOS
16 24 (1.29%) CentOS
17 19 (1.02%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.38%) Debian
19 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (20.24%) ITIL
2 207 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (10.47%) Asset Management
4 189 (10.14%) Wealth Management
5 135 (7.25%) Software Engineering
6 92 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
7 88 (4.72%) DevOps
8 85 (4.56%) Information Security
9 77 (4.13%) SIEM
10 70 (3.76%) Penetration Testing
11 68 (3.65%) Migration
11 68 (3.65%) Release Management
12 59 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 59 (3.17%) Project Management
13 58 (3.11%) Analytics
13 58 (3.11%) Configuration Management
13 58 (3.11%) Mathematics
14 57 (3.06%) Data Protection
14 57 (3.06%) Test Automation
15 55 (2.95%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 226 (12.13%) SQL
2 165 (8.86%) Java
3 115 (6.17%) PowerShell
4 65 (3.49%) Perl
5 63 (3.38%) JavaScript
6 58 (3.11%) C#
7 55 (2.95%) VBScript
8 46 (2.47%) VB
9 35 (1.88%) Python
10 32 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 31 (1.66%) C
12 24 (1.29%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 18 (0.97%) C++
15 16 (0.86%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.54%) PHP
16 10 (0.54%) R
17 8 (0.43%) Groovy
18 4 (0.21%) Korn
18 4 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 262 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 207 (11.11%) Degree
3 177 (9.50%) MCSE
4 163 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
5 146 (7.84%) CCNA
6 117 (6.28%) MCSA
7 73 (3.92%) CISSP
8 69 (3.70%) MCP
9 63 (3.38%) CISM
10 51 (2.74%) Security Cleared
11 50 (2.68%) CCNP
12 43 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
13 42 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
14 37 (1.99%) MCITP
15 36 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
16 29 (1.56%) SC Cleared
17 26 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 22 (1.18%) A+ Certification
19 20 (1.07%) DBS Check
19 20 (1.07%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (7.30%) SLA
2 75 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (3.60%) QA
4 35 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 26 (1.40%) PCI DSS
6 21 (1.13%) GDPR
7 9 (0.48%) COBIT
8 8 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.21%) FIPS 140-2
10 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.16%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.11%) RMADS
13 1 (0.054%) ECSS
13 1 (0.054%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.054%) PMO
System Software
1 919 (49.33%) Active Directory
2 431 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 319 (17.12%) Hyper-V
4 79 (4.24%) vSphere
5 75 (4.03%) XenApp
6 52 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
7 50 (2.68%) XenDesktop
8 36 (1.93%) VirtualBox
9 34 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
10 26 (1.40%) KVM
10 26 (1.40%) Xen
11 23 (1.23%) Docker
12 21 (1.13%) Terminal Services
12 21 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
13 17 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (0.70%) XenServer
16 12 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
17 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 7 (0.38%) iptables
Systems Management
1 138 (7.41%) SCCM
2 44 (2.36%) PowerBroker
3 33 (1.77%) Puppet
3 33 (1.77%) SCOM
4 30 (1.61%) vCenter Server
5 27 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 23 (1.23%) WSUS
7 22 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
9 16 (0.86%) Nagios
10 14 (0.75%) FortiGate
11 12 (0.64%) Ansible
11 12 (0.64%) SCDPM
11 12 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 6 (0.32%) SCVMM
14 6 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
15 5 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 722 (38.75%) Microsoft
2 627 (33.66%) VMware
3 347 (18.63%) Cisco
4 224 (12.02%) Citrix
5 91 (4.88%) Apple
6 87 (4.67%) HP
7 62 (3.33%) Oracle
8 58 (3.11%) NetApp
9 51 (2.74%) Veeam
10 49 (2.63%) Dell
11 45 (2.42%) Juniper
12 40 (2.15%) Avaya
13 37 (1.99%) Intel
14 32 (1.72%) F5
15 30 (1.61%) EqualLogic
16 28 (1.50%) CheckPoint
16 28 (1.50%) Red Hat
17 26 (1.40%) Symantec
18 24 (1.29%) Google
19 22 (1.18%) McAfee