Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 306 347
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41 +46
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1,700 1,787 1,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.05% 1.07% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.11% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,545 1,558 1,748
England median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,713 £19,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +8.77%

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 156,579 160,854 184,896
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.21% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 127,582 132,235 156,992
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +2 602 £35,000 - 62
South East -2 451 £30,000 +7.14% 50
North of England -24 223 £26,750 -4.46% 42
Midlands +31 179 £28,000 -6.67% 28
South West +38 156 £27,500 +14.58% 23
North West +31 125 £30,000 +9.59% 21
East of England -25 116 £28,000 -6.67% 27
West Midlands +22 103 £25,000 -18.03% 14
Yorkshire -31 86 £27,500 -5.17% 15
East Midlands +34 85 £25,875 -9.21% 14
North East -14 12 £11,550 -57.22% 6
IT Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 1,185 (69.71%) Windows
2 868 (51.06%) Active Directory
3 740 (43.53%) Microsoft
4 594 (34.94%) Windows Server
5 491 (28.88%) VMware
6 449 (26.41%) Office 365
7 369 (21.71%) Microsoft Office
8 340 (20.00%) Firewall
9 328 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 315 (18.53%) Windows 7
11 314 (18.47%) DNS
12 313 (18.41%) ITIL
13 307 (18.06%) MS Exchange
14 301 (17.71%) Windows 10
15 286 (16.82%) Windows Server 2008
16 283 (16.65%) VMware Infrastructure
17 280 (16.47%) Cisco
18 278 (16.35%) Hyper-V
19 265 (15.59%) DHCP
20 250 (14.71%) TCP/IP
21 240 (14.12%) Citrix
22 238 (14.00%) SQL
22 238 (14.00%) Linux
23 223 (13.12%) Microsoft Certification
24 222 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
25 188 (11.06%) Finance
26 183 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
27 179 (10.53%) SQL Server
28 168 (9.88%) LAN
29 164 (9.65%) 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
1 307 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 132 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 94 (5.53%) SharePoint
5 42 (2.47%) IIS
6 40 (2.35%) Skype for Business
7 31 (1.82%) Apache
8 25 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (0.71%) nginx
11 11 (0.65%) Confluence
12 9 (0.53%) CMS
13 8 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.29%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.29%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.24%) Site Server
16 3 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 369 (21.71%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.059%) Maya
8 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.059%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 8 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.24%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.18%) Cerner Millennium
3 3 (0.18%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.12%) Eikon
4 2 (0.12%) Workfront
5 1 (0.059%) Magento
5 1 (0.059%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.059%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.059%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.059%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.059%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 449 (26.41%) Office 365
2 183 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.41%) SaaS
5 23 (1.35%) Mimecast
6 21 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.82%) IaaS
8 14 (0.82%) OneDrive
9 13 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.76%) G Suite
10 12 (0.71%) CloudFront
11 8 (0.47%) PaaS
12 7 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.18%) Route 53
15 3 (0.18%) Slack
15 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 340 (20.00%) Firewall
2 314 (18.47%) DNS
3 265 (15.59%) DHCP
4 250 (14.71%) TCP/IP
5 168 (9.88%) LAN
6 164 (9.65%) WAN
7 162 (9.53%) VPN
8 140 (8.24%) SAN
9 110 (6.47%) Wireless
10 92 (5.41%) VoIP
11 65 (3.82%) VLAN
12 59 (3.47%) Internet
13 45 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
14 37 (2.18%) Skype
15 35 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (2.00%) Network Security
17 29 (1.71%) IP Telephony
18 27 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
19 26 (1.53%) NAS
20 18 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.71%) MySQL
3 24 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (0.47%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.18%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (0.18%) GIS
11 3 (0.18%) MS Access
12 2 (0.12%) DTS
12 2 (0.12%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (1.12%) JIRA
2 18 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (0.47%) GoCD
5 6 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (0.29%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.24%) AppScan
7 4 (0.24%) Selenium
7 4 (0.24%) Subversion
7 4 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.18%) Maven
8 3 (0.18%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.12%) JUnit
9 2 (0.12%) PEAR
9 2 (0.12%) PyCharm
9 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.12%) Zephyr
General
1 188 (11.06%) Finance
2 75 (4.41%) Retail
3 74 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 47 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 43 (2.53%) Banking
5 43 (2.53%) Legal
6 26 (1.53%) Marketing
7 24 (1.41%) Advertising
8 22 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 14 (0.82%) Games
10 13 (0.76%) Electronics
10 13 (0.76%) Law
11 12 (0.71%) Billing
12 10 (0.59%) Automotive
12 10 (0.59%) Back Office
13 9 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.47%) Front Office
15 6 (0.35%) Military
16 5 (0.29%) German Language
17 4 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.82%) Web Services
2 19 (1.12%) .NET
2 19 (1.12%) HTML
3 16 (0.94%) CSS
4 14 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 14 (0.82%) LAMP
4 14 (0.82%) Middleware
5 11 (0.65%) XML
6 9 (0.53%) Flash
6 9 (0.53%) LDAP
7 8 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (0.29%) 802.1X
8 5 (0.29%) WAP
9 3 (0.18%) Node.js
9 3 (0.18%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.12%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.12%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.12%) OAuth
10 2 (0.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 146 (8.59%) Driving Licence
2 100 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 95 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 55 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (3.00%) iPad
6 47 (2.76%) Management Information System
7 38 (2.24%) iPhone
8 36 (2.12%) Fat Client
8 36 (2.12%) Thin Client
9 35 (2.06%) Computer Science
10 30 (1.76%) Clustering
11 25 (1.47%) NHS
12 22 (1.29%) Replication
13 20 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 20 (1.18%) EPoS
13 20 (1.18%) Hedge funds
14 19 (1.12%) Smartphone
15 18 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
16 17 (1.00%) CCTV
16 17 (1.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1,185 (69.71%) Windows
2 594 (34.94%) Windows Server
3 328 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 315 (18.53%) Windows 7
5 301 (17.71%) Windows 10
6 286 (16.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 238 (14.00%) Linux
8 108 (6.35%) Windows 8
9 75 (4.41%) Mac OS X
10 53 (3.12%) Apple iOS
11 51 (3.00%) Android
12 45 (2.65%) Mac OS
12 45 (2.65%) Unix
13 44 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (1.88%) Windows XP
15 22 (1.29%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.53%) CentOS
16 9 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (18.41%) ITIL
2 222 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
3 116 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
4 85 (5.00%) Information Security
5 78 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 73 (4.29%) SIEM
7 67 (3.94%) Project Management
8 53 (3.12%) Asset Management
8 53 (3.12%) Service Management
9 48 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (2.71%) DevOps
11 40 (2.35%) Migration
11 40 (2.35%) Service Delivery
12 39 (2.29%) Incident Management
13 38 (2.24%) Mentoring
14 37 (2.18%) Time Management
15 36 (2.12%) Break/Fix
15 36 (2.12%) Penetration Testing
15 36 (2.12%) Problem Management
16 33 (1.94%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 238 (14.00%) SQL
2 98 (5.76%) PowerShell
3 24 (1.41%) Bash Shell
3 24 (1.41%) Java
4 21 (1.24%) C#
4 21 (1.24%) Python
5 18 (1.06%) PHP
6 15 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 12 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 11 (0.65%) VBScript
9 9 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.53%) VB
10 8 (0.47%) Jython
11 7 (0.41%) C
12 4 (0.24%) Perl
12 4 (0.24%) Ruby
13 2 (0.12%) C++
13 2 (0.12%) VC++
14 1 (0.059%) VBA
Qualifications
1 223 (13.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 151 (8.88%) MCSE
3 131 (7.71%) Degree
4 121 (7.12%) MCSA
5 109 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
6 100 (5.88%) CCNA
7 86 (5.06%) MCP
8 81 (4.76%) CISSP
9 69 (4.06%) DBS Check
10 52 (3.06%) Security Cleared
11 48 (2.82%) CISM
11 48 (2.82%) MCITP
12 39 (2.29%) MCTS
13 35 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 34 (2.00%) CISA
15 28 (1.65%) A+ Certification
15 28 (1.65%) CEH
15 28 (1.65%) SC Cleared
16 27 (1.59%) CCNP
16 27 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.35%) SLA
2 43 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.24%) GDPR
4 22 (1.29%) PMO
5 18 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.06%) QA
6 15 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.24%) GCP
8 4 (0.24%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.059%) DICOM
11 1 (0.059%) GMP
11 1 (0.059%) GxP
11 1 (0.059%) HL7
System Software
1 868 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 283 (16.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (16.35%) Hyper-V
4 75 (4.41%) XenApp
5 65 (3.82%) vSphere
6 42 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 30 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
9 21 (1.24%) Docker
10 19 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (1.00%) Terminal Services
12 16 (0.94%) VirtualBox
13 11 (0.65%) Firmware
14 8 (0.47%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.47%) Xen
15 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
17 3 (0.18%) Terminal Server
18 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
18 2 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 104 (6.12%) SCCM
2 33 (1.94%) WSUS
3 29 (1.71%) Puppet
4 20 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
4 20 (1.18%) Nagios
5 19 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 18 (1.06%) Ansible
7 15 (0.88%) SCOM
8 14 (0.82%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (0.71%) Cacti
11 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (0.65%) vCenter Server
11 11 (0.65%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.59%) Kubernetes
12 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (0.53%) Nessus
14 8 (0.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 740 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 491 (28.88%) VMware
3 280 (16.47%) Cisco
4 240 (14.12%) Citrix
5 128 (7.53%) Apple
6 79 (4.65%) HP
7 58 (3.41%) Veeam
8 51 (3.00%) Dell
9 39 (2.29%) Intel
10 35 (2.06%) SolarWinds
11 30 (1.76%) NetApp
12 27 (1.59%) CheckPoint
12 27 (1.59%) Oracle
13 25 (1.47%) Sophos
14 21 (1.24%) Avaya
14 21 (1.24%) Mitel
15 20 (1.18%) CommVault
15 20 (1.18%) Google
15 20 (1.18%) Symantec
16 19 (1.12%) SonicWALL