Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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

Technical Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 648 541
Rank change year-on-year +23 -107 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 618 596 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 558 492 792
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £63,750 £64,875
UK median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%

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 152,504 159,845 180,654
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.08% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 123,814 129,993 153,522
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 £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in England

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in England

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in England over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in England

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 15 August 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 +107 205 £45,000 +5.88% 21
South East -33 175 £32,500 -13.33% 9
North of England +21 73 £30,000 - 6
Midlands +35 69 £35,000 +1.45% 13
South West +15 66 £32,500 +8.33% 9
North West +22 40 £32,500 +41.30% 3
West Midlands +43 37 £40,000 +20.30% 9
East of England -29 34 £31,250 -7.41% 7
East Midlands +17 32 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Yorkshire +15 24 £25,000 -37.50% 1
North East -11 9 £23,000 +6.98% 2
Technical Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 311 (50.32%) Windows
2 230 (37.22%) Microsoft
3 178 (28.80%) Active Directory
4 165 (26.70%) VMware
5 163 (26.38%) Windows Server
6 156 (25.24%) Office 365
7 145 (23.46%) Linux
8 118 (19.09%) MS Exchange
9 107 (17.31%) SQL
10 100 (16.18%) Hyper-V
11 99 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
12 96 (15.53%) ITIL
13 95 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
14 91 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 91 (14.72%) Firewall
15 88 (14.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 84 (13.59%) Java
17 79 (12.78%) SQL Server
18 78 (12.62%) Finance
19 77 (12.46%) DNS
20 72 (11.65%) Citrix
21 66 (10.68%) Cisco
21 66 (10.68%) TCP/IP
22 63 (10.19%) LAN
22 63 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
23 62 (10.03%) Windows Server 2008
23 62 (10.03%) SharePoint
23 62 (10.03%) Degree
24 61 (9.87%) WAN
25 60 (9.71%) Agile Software Development

Technical 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
1 118 (19.09%) MS Exchange
2 62 (10.03%) SharePoint
3 33 (5.34%) IIS
4 32 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (3.56%) Apache
6 21 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (3.24%) Tomcat
8 18 (2.91%) Skype for Business
9 13 (2.10%) JBoss
9 13 (2.10%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.81%) MTS
13 5 (0.81%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.65%) CMS
14 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (8.58%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.49%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.16%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.16%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Concordance
1 5 (0.81%) Relativity
2 3 (0.49%) Front Arena
2 3 (0.49%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.49%) Ringtail
2 3 (0.49%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) BASE24
4 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.16%) Postilion
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 156 (25.24%) Office 365
2 88 (14.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (4.85%) SaaS
5 9 (1.46%) IaaS
6 7 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.13%) G Suite
7 4 (0.65%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.65%) PaaS
8 3 (0.49%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.49%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.49%) Tricentis Tosca
8 3 (0.49%) Yammer
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.32%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 91 (14.72%) Firewall
2 77 (12.46%) DNS
3 66 (10.68%) TCP/IP
4 63 (10.19%) LAN
5 61 (9.87%) WAN
6 53 (8.58%) VoIP
7 50 (8.09%) SAN
8 44 (7.12%) DHCP
9 23 (3.72%) Internet
10 22 (3.56%) Remote Desktop
10 22 (3.56%) VPN
11 20 (3.24%) VLAN
12 18 (2.91%) NAS
13 17 (2.75%) Skype
14 16 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (2.27%) SMS
16 12 (1.94%) HTTP
17 10 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (1.46%) FTP
18 9 (1.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.88%) MySQL
3 15 (2.43%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.62%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.13%) Big Data
7 6 (0.97%) Blockchain
8 5 (0.81%) Ingres
8 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.32%) GIS
10 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.16%) Endeca
11 1 (0.16%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.16%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 19 (3.07%) Maven
2 15 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.43%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.27%) Selenium
4 9 (1.46%) Cucumber
4 9 (1.46%) JUnit
5 7 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.13%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.13%) GitLab
5 7 (1.13%) IntelliJ
5 7 (1.13%) NetBeans
5 7 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.13%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.13%) WebDriver
6 6 (0.97%) Jasmine
6 6 (0.97%) JBehave
6 6 (0.97%) Protractor
6 6 (0.97%) SoapUI
6 6 (0.97%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.81%) Gradle
General
1 78 (12.62%) Finance
2 29 (4.69%) Banking
3 24 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.91%) Front Office
5 17 (2.75%) Legal
6 15 (2.43%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.43%) Law
7 14 (2.27%) German Language
8 13 (2.10%) Retail
9 8 (1.29%) French Language
9 8 (1.29%) Marketing
10 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.49%) Games
12 2 (0.32%) Back Office
12 2 (0.32%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.32%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.50%) XML
2 30 (4.85%) Web Services
3 24 (3.88%) Spring
4 23 (3.72%) .NET
4 23 (3.72%) AngularJS
5 22 (3.56%) HTML
5 22 (3.56%) REST
6 21 (3.40%) JSON
7 17 (2.75%) React
8 15 (2.43%) Spring Boot
9 13 (2.10%) CSS
10 12 (1.94%) Node.js
11 11 (1.78%) SOAP
12 10 (1.62%) Java EE
12 10 (1.62%) Middleware
13 9 (1.46%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.46%) LDAP
14 8 (1.29%) JMS
15 7 (1.13%) Java SE
15 7 (1.13%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.02%) Driving Licence
3 30 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.37%) Clustering
5 22 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.75%) Analytical Mindset
8 14 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.78%) User Experience
11 10 (1.62%) Fintech
12 9 (1.46%) Replication
12 9 (1.46%) Xbox
13 8 (1.29%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (1.13%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.97%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 311 (50.32%) Windows
2 163 (26.38%) Windows Server
3 145 (23.46%) Linux
4 63 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (10.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (8.25%) Windows 10
7 43 (6.96%) Windows 7
8 42 (6.80%) Unix
9 22 (3.56%) Mac OS X
10 20 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (2.43%) Mac OS
11 15 (2.43%) Solaris
12 13 (2.10%) AIX
12 13 (2.10%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.62%) HPUX
14 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.13%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.81%) Android
16 3 (0.49%) SUSE
16 3 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (15.53%) ITIL
2 95 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
3 60 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 39 (6.31%) Project Management
6 29 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 29 (4.69%) Time Management
7 28 (4.53%) Test Automation
8 26 (4.21%) Migration
8 26 (4.21%) Software Engineering
9 25 (4.05%) DevOps
10 24 (3.88%) Open Source
11 23 (3.72%) Asset Management
12 20 (3.24%) Investment Management
12 20 (3.24%) Scrum
13 19 (3.07%) BDD
14 18 (2.91%) Mentoring
14 18 (2.91%) Service Delivery
15 17 (2.75%) Microservices
16 16 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 107 (17.31%) SQL
2 84 (13.59%) Java
3 46 (7.44%) PowerShell
4 43 (6.96%) Python
5 34 (5.50%) JavaScript
6 31 (5.02%) C#
7 25 (4.05%) C++
8 20 (3.24%) Java 8
9 19 (3.07%) C
10 18 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.59%) Perl
12 15 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.27%) PHP
14 13 (2.10%) Ruby
15 10 (1.62%) VBScript
16 6 (0.97%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.49%) Assembly Language
17 3 (0.49%) COBOL
17 3 (0.49%) Groovy
17 3 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 91 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (10.03%) Degree
3 51 (8.25%) MCSE
4 36 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (5.18%) CCNA
6 28 (4.53%) MCSA
7 23 (3.72%) MCITP
8 19 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
9 16 (2.59%) Security Cleared
10 15 (2.43%) CCNP
10 15 (2.43%) MCP
11 11 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (1.78%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.29%) MCTS
13 8 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (0.97%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.81%) CCA
15 5 (0.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.28%) SLA
2 25 (4.05%) QA
3 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.65%) PSD2
5 3 (0.49%) GDPR
5 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) MISRA
6 2 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 178 (28.80%) Active Directory
2 100 (16.18%) Hyper-V
3 99 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.56%) Docker
5 17 (2.75%) vSphere
6 12 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.46%) Firmware
7 9 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.13%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.97%) XenServer
10 5 (0.81%) XenApp
11 2 (0.32%) KVM
11 2 (0.32%) LXC
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.16%) Postfix
12 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.16%) Xen
12 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (6.96%) SCCM
2 12 (1.94%) Ansible
3 11 (1.78%) Puppet
4 10 (1.62%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.62%) SCOM
5 9 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.13%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.13%) SCSM
8 6 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.65%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.65%) Terraform
9 4 (0.65%) WSUS
10 3 (0.49%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.32%) Cacti
11 2 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 230 (37.22%) Microsoft
2 165 (26.70%) VMware
3 72 (11.65%) Citrix
4 66 (10.68%) Cisco
5 27 (4.37%) Oracle
6 26 (4.21%) Veeam
7 25 (4.05%) HP
8 24 (3.88%) SolarWinds
9 22 (3.56%) NetApp
10 18 (2.91%) Apple
10 18 (2.91%) Dell
11 17 (2.75%) Red Hat
12 15 (2.43%) WatchGuard
13 13 (2.10%) IBM
13 13 (2.10%) Mitel
14 10 (1.62%) ConnectWise
14 10 (1.62%) Remedy
14 10 (1.62%) Splunk
15 9 (1.46%) EMC
15 9 (1.46%) McAfee