Period
to 22 July 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 318 311
Rank change year-on-year +61 -7 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1,701 1,700 1,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.05% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.09% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,533 1,540 1,565
England median annual salary £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £22,250 £20,000 £20,550
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £50,000
UK median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.23%

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 128,349 156,000 161,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.32% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 103,366 127,072 132,680
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,460 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
South East +34 487 £32,500 +8.33% 129
London +5 446 £32,500 -7.14% 125
North of England +71 309 £32,000 +19.63% 119
South West +52 208 £31,500 +14.55% 70
North West +73 173 £36,500 +21.67% 54
Midlands +28 161 £31,000 +10.71% 78
Yorkshire +40 123 £28,000 +1.82% 55
West Midlands +25 104 £30,000 +20.00% 35
East of England +65 90 £30,000 +7.14% 66
East Midlands +8 57 £32,500 +25.60% 43
North East +26 13 £30,000 +159.74% 10
IT Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1,126 (66.20%) Windows
2 869 (51.09%) Active Directory
3 779 (45.80%) Microsoft
4 708 (41.62%) Office 365
5 648 (38.10%) Windows Server
6 535 (31.45%) VMware
7 398 (23.40%) Windows 10
8 383 (22.52%) Microsoft Office
9 347 (20.40%) VMware Infrastructure
10 346 (20.34%) Hyper-V
11 340 (19.99%) Windows 7
12 335 (19.69%) Firewall
13 329 (19.34%) ITIL
14 325 (19.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 324 (19.05%) Cisco
16 319 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
17 311 (18.28%) DNS
18 307 (18.05%) MS Exchange
19 284 (16.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 276 (16.23%) DHCP
21 241 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
22 239 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
23 220 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
24 206 (12.11%) LAN
25 196 (11.52%) Linux
26 191 (11.23%) WAN
27 186 (10.93%) TCP/IP
28 170 (9.99%) PowerShell
29 167 (9.82%) Citrix
30 140 (8.23%) 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
1 307 (18.05%) MS Exchange
2 128 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (6.29%) SharePoint
4 89 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (2.59%) IIS
6 37 (2.18%) Skype for Business
7 28 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.24%) Apache
11 3 (0.18%) CMS
11 3 (0.18%) nginx
11 3 (0.18%) SAS
12 2 (0.12%) WordPress
13 1 (0.059%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.059%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.059%) Confluence
13 1 (0.059%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.059%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.059%) Site Server
Applications
1 383 (22.52%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.53%) CATIA
6 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.24%) PTC Creo
8 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.35%) Sage X3
3 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.12%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.059%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.059%) Endur
6 1 (0.059%) Line 50
6 1 (0.059%) Line 500
6 1 (0.059%) Magento
6 1 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.059%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 708 (41.62%) Office 365
2 319 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (1.94%) SaaS
5 32 (1.88%) G Suite
6 26 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (1.18%) OneDrive
8 17 (1.00%) Mimecast
9 12 (0.71%) IaaS
10 11 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.41%) Dropbox
12 7 (0.41%) OpenDNS
13 6 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.35%) Slack
14 5 (0.29%) PaaS
15 4 (0.24%) Power Platform
15 4 (0.24%) Serverless
16 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 335 (19.69%) Firewall
2 311 (18.28%) DNS
3 276 (16.23%) DHCP
4 206 (12.11%) LAN
5 191 (11.23%) WAN
6 186 (10.93%) TCP/IP
7 136 (8.00%) VPN
8 120 (7.05%) SAN
9 113 (6.64%) VoIP
10 105 (6.17%) Wireless
11 94 (5.53%) VLAN
12 54 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
13 46 (2.70%) Skype
14 41 (2.41%) Internet
15 40 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
16 38 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (1.94%) Network Security
18 29 (1.70%) NAS
19 25 (1.47%) WLAN
20 20 (1.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (0.41%) MySQL
6 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.24%) MS Access
9 4 (0.24%) Power BI
10 2 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.12%) DataStage
10 2 (0.12%) DB2
10 2 (0.12%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (0.82%) Git (software)
1 14 (0.82%) JIRA
2 8 (0.47%) Subversion
3 5 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.059%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.059%) Hudson
7 1 (0.059%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.059%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 131 (7.70%) Finance
2 53 (3.12%) Retail
3 47 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 25 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.12%) Banking
5 19 (1.12%) Marketing
6 16 (0.94%) Law
7 14 (0.82%) Automotive
7 14 (0.82%) Legal
8 13 (0.76%) Aerospace
9 9 (0.53%) Advertising
10 8 (0.47%) Back Office
11 5 (0.29%) Publishing
12 4 (0.24%) Games
13 3 (0.18%) Electronics
13 3 (0.18%) Military
13 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.12%) Front Office
14 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.23%) .NET
2 18 (1.06%) HTML
3 16 (0.94%) CSS
4 15 (0.88%) Web Services
5 10 (0.59%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.35%) jQuery
7 5 (0.29%) Ajax
7 5 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.24%) CSS3
8 4 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (0.24%) HTML5
9 3 (0.18%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.18%) XMPP
9 3 (0.18%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.12%) LAMP
10 2 (0.12%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (0.12%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.12%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.12%) XML
11 1 (0.059%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 113 (6.64%) Driving Licence
2 92 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 65 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (1.70%) Clustering
5 29 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 28 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 25 (1.47%) NHS
8 24 (1.41%) Fat Client
8 24 (1.41%) Thin Client
9 21 (1.23%) Replication
10 17 (1.00%) Smartphone
11 16 (0.94%) iPhone
12 12 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (0.71%) EMC VNX
13 10 (0.59%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.53%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.53%) User Experience
15 7 (0.41%) Digital Signage
15 7 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,126 (66.20%) Windows
2 648 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 398 (23.40%) Windows 10
4 340 (19.99%) Windows 7
5 325 (19.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 241 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 196 (11.52%) Linux
8 114 (6.70%) Windows 8
9 42 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (2.29%) Mac OS X
10 39 (2.29%) Windows XP
11 35 (2.06%) Unix
12 32 (1.88%) Apple iOS
13 29 (1.70%) Android
14 24 (1.41%) Mac OS
15 19 (1.12%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.82%) CentOS
16 14 (0.82%) Windows 2000
17 10 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (19.34%) ITIL
2 284 (16.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 239 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (5.58%) Mobile Device Management
5 82 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
6 72 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 69 (4.06%) Migration
8 57 (3.35%) Information Security
9 56 (3.29%) Service Delivery
10 51 (3.00%) Asset Management
10 51 (3.00%) Service Management
11 50 (2.94%) Mentoring
12 43 (2.53%) Break/Fix
12 43 (2.53%) SIEM
13 42 (2.47%) Problem Management
14 39 (2.29%) Project Management
15 38 (2.23%) ERP
15 38 (2.23%) Patch Management
16 36 (2.12%) Time Management
17 35 (2.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 170 (9.99%) PowerShell
2 140 (8.23%) SQL
3 35 (2.06%) JavaScript
4 30 (1.76%) Bash Shell
4 30 (1.76%) Python
5 21 (1.23%) C#
6 20 (1.18%) Java
7 17 (1.00%) C
8 14 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 13 (0.76%) Perl
9 13 (0.76%) VBA
10 10 (0.59%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.59%) VB
10 10 (0.59%) VBScript
11 8 (0.47%) Ruby
12 6 (0.35%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.35%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.29%) PHP
14 2 (0.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 220 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (7.47%) Degree
3 122 (7.17%) MCSA
4 119 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
5 107 (6.29%) CCNA
6 101 (5.94%) MCSE
7 95 (5.58%) MCP
8 81 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 74 (4.35%) A+ Certification
10 57 (3.35%) SC Cleared
11 47 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (2.65%) MCITP
13 38 (2.23%) CISSP
14 29 (1.70%) DV Cleared
15 27 (1.59%) CEH
16 23 (1.35%) DBS Check
17 22 (1.29%) CCNP
18 16 (0.94%) CISA
19 14 (0.82%) CISM
20 13 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (7.64%) SLA
2 57 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.35%) GDPR
5 18 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.53%) NIST
7 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.18%) COBIT
9 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 3 (0.18%) PMO
10 2 (0.12%) NCSC
11 1 (0.059%) HL7
11 1 (0.059%) MiFID
11 1 (0.059%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.059%) PSD2
System Software
1 869 (51.09%) Active Directory
2 347 (20.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 346 (20.34%) Hyper-V
4 58 (3.41%) vSphere
5 55 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (2.41%) XenApp
7 32 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
8 27 (1.59%) Firmware
9 20 (1.18%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.88%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.76%) Xen
12 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.35%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.35%) KVM
13 6 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.29%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 118 (6.94%) SCCM
2 46 (2.70%) WSUS
3 39 (2.29%) Backup Exec
4 20 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 19 (1.12%) SCOM
6 16 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
8 12 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
8 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (0.71%) Puppet
9 11 (0.65%) AirWatch
9 11 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
10 7 (0.41%) Ansible
10 7 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.41%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.41%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.35%) vRealize
12 5 (0.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 779 (45.80%) Microsoft
2 535 (31.45%) VMware
3 324 (19.05%) Cisco
4 167 (9.82%) Citrix
5 110 (6.47%) HP
6 85 (5.00%) Veeam
7 74 (4.35%) Dell
8 69 (4.06%) Apple
9 43 (2.53%) Meraki
10 35 (2.06%) NetApp
11 33 (1.94%) EMC
12 31 (1.82%) SonicWALL
13 26 (1.53%) Oracle
14 23 (1.35%) Avaya
14 23 (1.35%) Sophos
15 22 (1.29%) Palo Alto
15 22 (1.29%) SolarWinds
16 21 (1.23%) Symantec
17 19 (1.12%) IBM
18 18 (1.06%) Fortinet