Period
to 25 March 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 March 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 263 332 342
Rank change year-on-year +69 +10 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1,720 1,589 1,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.25% 0.97% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.01% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,477 1,416 1,435
England median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
UK median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +7.14% -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 132,075 158,095 157,532
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.43% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 106,656 130,922 131,782
England median annual salary £51,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +71 549 £32,500 -7.14% 68
South East +55 451 £32,500 +12.07% 81
North of England +65 252 £29,500 -6.35% 70
South West +10 173 £27,500 +7.84% 27
East of England +76 151 £32,500 +8.33% 36
Midlands +11 145 £34,250 +14.17% 43
North West +50 135 £28,000 -11.11% 35
West Midlands +41 112 £33,500 +11.25% 26
Yorkshire +28 90 £29,250 -4.10% 33
East Midlands -20 33 £35,000 +16.67% 17
North East +35 27 £32,500 +12.07% 2
IT Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 1,143 (66.45%) Windows
2 850 (49.42%) Active Directory
3 689 (40.06%) Microsoft
4 580 (33.72%) Windows Server
5 539 (31.34%) Office 365
6 482 (28.02%) VMware
7 374 (21.74%) Windows 10
8 368 (21.40%) Firewall
9 360 (20.93%) Windows 7
10 351 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
11 313 (18.20%) ITIL
12 309 (17.97%) Cisco
13 299 (17.38%) MS Exchange
14 286 (16.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 277 (16.10%) Hyper-V
16 273 (15.87%) DNS
17 270 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
18 269 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
19 268 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
20 256 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 248 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
22 246 (14.30%) Linux
23 231 (13.43%) DHCP
24 212 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
25 188 (10.93%) Citrix
26 183 (10.64%) LAN
27 179 (10.41%) TCP/IP
28 167 (9.71%) WAN
29 151 (8.78%) SCCM
30 148 (8.60%) SQL

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
1 299 (17.38%) MS Exchange
2 121 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 90 (5.23%) SharePoint
4 80 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (2.38%) IIS
5 41 (2.38%) Skype for Business
6 23 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (0.87%) Apache
9 11 (0.64%) Confluence
9 11 (0.64%) nginx
10 5 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.23%) WordPress
12 3 (0.17%) CMS
13 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.12%) GroupWise
13 2 (0.12%) Mule
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.058%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 351 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.35%) CATIA
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.058%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.058%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.058%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.35%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.058%) assyst
4 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.058%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.058%) Endur
4 1 (0.058%) Magento
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.058%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.058%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.058%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 539 (31.34%) Office 365
2 269 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (1.22%) SaaS
6 20 (1.16%) G Suite
6 20 (1.16%) Mimecast
7 16 (0.93%) OneDrive
8 15 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.58%) Slack
10 9 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (0.47%) OpenDNS
12 7 (0.41%) Dropbox
13 4 (0.23%) GitHub
14 3 (0.17%) Serverless
15 2 (0.12%) IaaS
15 2 (0.12%) Route 53
15 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
16 1 (0.058%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 368 (21.40%) Firewall
2 273 (15.87%) DNS
3 231 (13.43%) DHCP
4 183 (10.64%) LAN
5 179 (10.41%) TCP/IP
6 167 (9.71%) WAN
7 122 (7.09%) VPN
8 104 (6.05%) VoIP
9 101 (5.87%) VLAN
10 87 (5.06%) SAN
11 84 (4.88%) Wireless
12 53 (3.08%) Skype
13 52 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
14 44 (2.56%) Internet
15 39 (2.27%) Network Security
16 38 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
17 28 (1.63%) NetScaler
18 24 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (1.34%) SSL
20 21 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.40%) MySQL
3 18 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.29%) Power BI
9 5 (0.29%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.23%) MS Access
10 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.12%) Big Data
11 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.12%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.058%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.058%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.058%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.058%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (0.99%) JIRA
2 8 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.23%) CocoaPods
5 4 (0.23%) Xcode
6 2 (0.12%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.12%) AppScan
6 2 (0.12%) Hudson
6 2 (0.12%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.12%) Mockito
6 2 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.058%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.058%) OllyDbg
7 1 (0.058%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.058%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 146 (8.49%) Finance
2 66 (3.84%) Telecoms
3 64 (3.72%) Retail
4 30 (1.74%) Banking
5 20 (1.16%) Marketing
6 19 (1.10%) Back Office
6 19 (1.10%) Publishing
7 17 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 16 (0.93%) Legal
9 14 (0.81%) French Language
10 12 (0.70%) Advertising
11 9 (0.52%) Law
12 8 (0.47%) Games
13 7 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.41%) Automotive
14 6 (0.35%) Front Office
15 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.23%) German Language
16 4 (0.23%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.28%) Middleware
2 12 (0.70%) Web Services
3 11 (0.64%) LAMP
4 9 (0.52%) .NET
4 9 (0.52%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (0.29%) LDAP
6 4 (0.23%) HTML
6 4 (0.23%) REST
6 4 (0.23%) SailPoint
6 4 (0.23%) Spring
7 3 (0.17%) WAP
7 3 (0.17%) WSH
7 3 (0.17%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.12%) CSS
8 2 (0.12%) Flash
8 2 (0.12%) J2EE
8 2 (0.12%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.12%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.12%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 123 (7.15%) Driving Licence
2 93 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 87 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
5 54 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 53 (3.08%) Fat Client
6 53 (3.08%) Thin Client
7 45 (2.62%) Clustering
8 28 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 22 (1.28%) Fintech
9 22 (1.28%) Replication
10 20 (1.16%) iPhone
11 19 (1.10%) EPoS
12 17 (0.99%) NHS
13 16 (0.93%) PDA
14 13 (0.76%) Smartphone
15 12 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (0.64%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1,143 (66.45%) Windows
2 580 (33.72%) Windows Server
3 374 (21.74%) Windows 10
4 360 (20.93%) Windows 7
5 286 (16.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 268 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 246 (14.30%) Linux
8 101 (5.87%) Windows 8
9 81 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 70 (4.07%) Unix
11 67 (3.90%) Apple iOS
12 48 (2.79%) Android
13 41 (2.38%) Mac OS X
14 29 (1.69%) Mac OS
14 29 (1.69%) Windows XP
15 24 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (1.16%) CentOS
17 14 (0.81%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
19 9 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (18.20%) ITIL
2 256 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 248 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
4 96 (5.58%) Service Management
5 89 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 80 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 75 (4.36%) Information Security
8 67 (3.90%) Cybersecurity
9 63 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 63 (3.66%) Project Management
10 61 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 60 (3.49%) Migration
12 57 (3.31%) Break/Fix
13 56 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 53 (3.08%) SIEM
15 51 (2.97%) Mentoring
16 50 (2.91%) High Availability
17 49 (2.85%) ITIL V3
18 48 (2.79%) Data Protection
19 47 (2.73%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 148 (8.60%) SQL
2 146 (8.49%) PowerShell
3 49 (2.85%) Bash Shell
4 35 (2.03%) VBScript
5 29 (1.69%) Python
6 18 (1.05%) C
6 18 (1.05%) Java
6 18 (1.05%) Ruby
7 15 (0.87%) Perl
7 15 (0.87%) T-SQL
8 13 (0.76%) PHP
8 13 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 13 (0.76%) VB
9 9 (0.52%) C#
10 8 (0.47%) Korn
11 6 (0.35%) Bourne shell
12 5 (0.29%) VBA
13 4 (0.23%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.23%) Java 8
13 4 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 212 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 121 (7.03%) Degree
3 114 (6.63%) MCSE
4 107 (6.22%) MCSA
5 101 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
6 97 (5.64%) CCNA
7 85 (4.94%) MCP
8 76 (4.42%) Security Cleared
9 59 (3.43%) CISSP
10 50 (2.91%) A+ Certification
11 48 (2.79%) DV Cleared
12 43 (2.50%) SC Cleared
13 34 (1.98%) CEH
14 32 (1.86%) CISM
15 28 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (1.57%) CISA
17 19 (1.10%) DBS Check
18 18 (1.05%) MCITP
19 17 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
20 15 (0.87%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (8.14%) SLA
2 87 (5.06%) GDPR
3 64 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (2.03%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.74%) PMO
6 9 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.23%) COBIT
10 3 (0.17%) PSD2
10 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 850 (49.42%) Active Directory
2 277 (16.10%) Hyper-V
3 270 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (4.88%) XenApp
5 72 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (2.62%) vSphere
7 38 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
8 37 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
9 26 (1.51%) Terminal Services
10 24 (1.40%) Firmware
10 24 (1.40%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (0.76%) DFS Replication
13 11 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (0.58%) VirtualBox
14 10 (0.58%) Xen
15 7 (0.41%) Docker
16 6 (0.35%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.35%) KVM
16 6 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 151 (8.78%) SCCM
2 33 (1.92%) Backup Exec
2 33 (1.92%) WSUS
3 23 (1.34%) vCenter Server
4 20 (1.16%) SCVMM
5 19 (1.10%) SCOM
6 17 (0.99%) Puppet
7 14 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 12 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (0.58%) Ansible
10 10 (0.58%) vRealize
11 8 (0.47%) Kubernetes
11 8 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (0.47%) Nessus
12 7 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (0.41%) Terraform
13 6 (0.35%) IBM BigFix
13 6 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 689 (40.06%) Microsoft
2 482 (28.02%) VMware
3 309 (17.97%) Cisco
4 188 (10.93%) Citrix
5 117 (6.80%) HP
6 77 (4.48%) Apple
7 56 (3.26%) Dell
8 55 (3.20%) Veeam
9 50 (2.91%) NetApp
10 47 (2.73%) SolarWinds
11 44 (2.56%) EMC
12 41 (2.38%) Intel
13 40 (2.33%) Symantec
14 39 (2.27%) Meraki
15 38 (2.21%) SonicWALL
16 35 (2.03%) Red Hat
17 34 (1.98%) Ivanti
18 28 (1.63%) Google
18 28 (1.63%) Mitel
19 27 (1.57%) Oracle