Period
to 13 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Project Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 643 742 965
Rank change year-on-year +99 +223 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Engineer 91 320 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82 278 190
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £30,125 £30,000 £31,925
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 54,833 126,046 152,617
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.88% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44,678 101,464 123,866
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,543 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.71% +3.09% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Project Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Project Engineer in England

Project Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Project Engineer in England

Project Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Engineer in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Project Engineer in England

Project 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 Project Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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 +182 28 £47,500 +35.71% 3
London +156 16 £43,500 -3.33%
Midlands +111 16 £43,500 -8.42% 6
North of England +16 15 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South West +104 13 £39,500 +31.67% 1
North West +129 8 £43,750 - 1
West Midlands +90 8 £42,500 -15.00% 5
East Midlands +84 8 £52,500 +19.32% 1
Yorkshire -7 5 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North East +28 2 £30,000 -
East of England +108 1 £47,500 - 4
Project Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, Project 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 Project Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 44 (48.35%) Windows
3 39 (42.86%) Azure
4 37 (40.66%) Active Directory
5 35 (38.46%) Project Delivery
6 33 (36.26%) Windows Server
7 31 (34.07%) Office 365
7 31 (34.07%) VMware
8 26 (28.57%) Project Management
9 23 (25.27%) Cisco
9 23 (25.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (18.68%) AWS
10 17 (18.68%) DNS
11 14 (15.38%) Telecoms
11 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (15.38%) Hyper-V
12 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 13 (14.29%) Citrix
12 13 (14.29%) Windows 10
12 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (13.19%) DHCP
14 11 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (10.99%) Firewall
15 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
15 10 (10.99%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
15 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2019

Project 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 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 39 (42.86%) Azure
2 31 (34.07%) Office 365
3 17 (18.68%) AWS
4 10 (10.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.10%) IaaS
5 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.10%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) DNS
2 12 (13.19%) DHCP
3 10 (10.99%) Firewall
4 8 (8.79%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.59%) Broadband
5 6 (6.59%) NAS
6 5 (5.49%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (4.40%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.40%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.20%) 5G
8 2 (2.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (2.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.20%) LAN
8 2 (2.20%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.20%) SAN
8 2 (2.20%) Skype
8 2 (2.20%) VPN
8 2 (2.20%) WAN
8 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Power BI
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 14 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.49%) Aerospace
2 5 (5.49%) Electronics
2 5 (5.49%) Military
3 4 (4.40%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Billing
5 1 (1.10%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) Clustering
3 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.35%) Windows
2 33 (36.26%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
5 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.10%) Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Solaris
8 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) Project Delivery
2 26 (28.57%) Project Management
3 23 (25.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.59%) B2B
5 6 (6.59%) Migration
5 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (5.49%) Business Development
6 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.49%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (5.49%) Storage Management
6 5 (5.49%) Systems Engineering
7 4 (4.40%) Change Management
7 4 (4.40%) CRM
8 3 (3.30%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.69%) CCNP
3 7 (7.69%) MCSA
3 7 (7.69%) MCSE
4 6 (6.59%) CCNA
4 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.49%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Degree
6 3 (3.30%) CCIE
7 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.10%) CCDP
8 1 (1.10%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (40.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.79%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (2.20%) vSphere
6 2 (2.20%) XenApp
7 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.10%) vCloud
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (5.49%) SCCM
2 5 (5.49%) WSUS
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) SCOM
4 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 31 (34.07%) VMware
3 23 (25.27%) Cisco
4 13 (14.29%) Citrix
5 6 (6.59%) Openreach
6 4 (4.40%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.20%) F5
8 1 (1.10%) Capita
8 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.10%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) HP
8 1 (1.10%) Huawei
8 1 (1.10%) Juniper
8 1 (1.10%) NEC
8 1 (1.10%) Polycom
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.10%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.10%) Sophos