Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 605 692 580
Rank change year-on-year +87 -112 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 597 537 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 523 469 672
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,500 £62,375
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 146,319 156,725 174,116
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118,860 126,440 147,248
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +119 206 £47,500 +18.75% 14
South East -14 160 £32,500 -9.72% 13
North of England +48 77 £29,000 +17.17% 7
Midlands +33 65 £31,000 -10.14% 16
South West +27 57 £42,500 +12.58% 9
North West +19 50 £30,000 +26.32% 4
West Midlands +30 42 £40,000 +15.94% 9
East of England +4 35 £32,500 +8.33% 5
East Midlands +4 23 £31,000 -23.93% 7
Yorkshire +22 21 £25,000 -33.33% 2
North East -5 6 £22,250 +1.14% 1
Technical Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 313 (52.43%) Windows
2 249 (41.71%) Microsoft
3 173 (28.98%) Office 365
4 169 (28.31%) Active Directory
5 166 (27.81%) VMware
6 150 (25.13%) Windows Server
7 146 (24.46%) Linux
8 117 (19.60%) MS Exchange
9 112 (18.76%) SQL
10 106 (17.76%) Hyper-V
11 104 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 98 (16.42%) SQL Server
12 98 (16.42%) ITIL
13 93 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
14 86 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 83 (13.90%) Firewall
16 82 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
17 79 (13.23%) Java
18 78 (13.07%) DNS
18 78 (13.07%) Finance
19 76 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
20 72 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
21 71 (11.89%) Citrix
22 67 (11.22%) Cisco
23 66 (11.06%) LAN
24 62 (10.39%) WAN
25 61 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
26 60 (10.05%) TCP/IP
27 57 (9.55%) SharePoint
28 56 (9.38%) Windows 10

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
1 117 (19.60%) MS Exchange
2 57 (9.55%) SharePoint
3 35 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (4.02%) Skype for Business
6 23 (3.85%) IIS
7 13 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (2.01%) Apache
8 12 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (1.17%) Joomla!
10 7 (1.17%) WordPress
11 6 (1.01%) Confluence
11 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.01%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.84%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.67%) CMS
13 4 (0.67%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 72 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.17%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.51%) Front Arena
1 9 (1.51%) Markit EDM
1 9 (1.51%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.67%) Concordance
2 4 (0.67%) Relativity
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) Ringtail
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 173 (28.98%) Office 365
2 82 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.68%) SaaS
5 9 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.51%) IaaS
6 7 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.01%) G Suite
8 5 (0.84%) Yammer
9 4 (0.67%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.50%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.50%) Tricentis Tosca
11 2 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.34%) GitHub
11 2 (0.34%) PaaS
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 83 (13.90%) Firewall
2 78 (13.07%) DNS
3 66 (11.06%) LAN
4 62 (10.39%) WAN
5 60 (10.05%) TCP/IP
6 49 (8.21%) DHCP
6 49 (8.21%) VoIP
7 35 (5.86%) SAN
8 25 (4.19%) VPN
9 23 (3.85%) VLAN
10 22 (3.69%) Skype
10 22 (3.69%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (3.02%) Internet
12 14 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (2.01%) SMS
14 11 (1.84%) Network Security
15 10 (1.68%) NAS
16 9 (1.51%) Wireless
17 8 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (1.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.02%) MySQL
3 17 (2.85%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (1.34%) Big Data
5 8 (1.34%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.84%) Blockchain
7 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.67%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.34%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (2.85%) Git (software)
1 17 (2.85%) Selenium
2 13 (2.18%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.01%) Cucumber
4 11 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (1.84%) JIRA
4 11 (1.84%) Maven
5 10 (1.68%) GitLab
5 10 (1.68%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.68%) WebDriver
6 9 (1.51%) Jasmine
6 9 (1.51%) JBehave
6 9 (1.51%) Protractor
6 9 (1.51%) SpecFlow
7 8 (1.34%) Appium
7 8 (1.34%) Calabash
8 7 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.84%) MSI
10 4 (0.67%) JUnit
10 4 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 78 (13.07%) Finance
2 32 (5.36%) Banking
3 27 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.19%) Front Office
5 17 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.18%) Legal
7 11 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.84%) Marketing
8 10 (1.68%) Law
9 8 (1.34%) Retail
10 7 (1.17%) French Language
10 7 (1.17%) German Language
11 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.37%) XML
2 28 (4.69%) HTML
3 26 (4.36%) .NET
4 23 (3.85%) JSON
5 16 (2.68%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.51%) React
7 14 (2.35%) CSS
7 14 (2.35%) Web Services
8 13 (2.18%) REST
9 12 (2.01%) LDAP
9 12 (2.01%) Middleware
10 10 (1.68%) Spring
10 10 (1.68%) Spring Boot
11 9 (1.51%) Node.js
11 9 (1.51%) Regular Expression
11 9 (1.51%) Software Packaging
12 8 (1.34%) LAMP
12 8 (1.34%) WebdriverIO
13 7 (1.17%) WSH
13 7 (1.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.03%) Data Centre
3 28 (4.69%) Driving Licence
4 24 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (3.69%) Clustering
6 20 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.18%) Analytical Mindset
8 18 (3.02%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.35%) Fixed Income
9 14 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (2.18%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.51%) Derivative
11 9 (1.51%) Equities
11 9 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.01%) Digital Signage
13 6 (1.01%) Fintech
13 6 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 313 (52.43%) Windows
2 150 (25.13%) Windows Server
3 146 (24.46%) Linux
4 76 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (9.38%) Windows 10
7 40 (6.70%) Windows 7
8 37 (6.20%) Unix
9 31 (5.19%) Mac OS X
10 21 (3.52%) Windows 8
11 20 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (2.85%) AIX
13 15 (2.51%) HPUX
13 15 (2.51%) Solaris
14 14 (2.35%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.51%) CentOS
16 8 (1.34%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (1.01%) Android
19 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (16.42%) ITIL
2 93 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (6.37%) Time Management
6 35 (5.86%) Migration
7 33 (5.53%) Asset Management
8 30 (5.03%) Project Management
9 29 (4.86%) Investment Management
10 27 (4.52%) Test Automation
11 26 (4.36%) Software Engineering
12 25 (4.19%) DevOps
13 24 (4.02%) Service Delivery
14 22 (3.69%) Release Management
14 22 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (3.35%) Tech Ops
16 17 (2.85%) BDD
17 16 (2.68%) Analytics
17 16 (2.68%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (2.68%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 112 (18.76%) SQL
2 79 (13.23%) Java
3 48 (8.04%) Python
4 42 (7.04%) C#
5 38 (6.37%) PowerShell
6 31 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 24 (4.02%) Bash Shell
7 24 (4.02%) Perl
8 21 (3.52%) C++
9 20 (3.35%) C
10 17 (2.85%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.51%) Ruby
12 12 (2.01%) Java 8
12 12 (2.01%) PHP
13 10 (1.68%) VBScript
14 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.67%) AWK
15 4 (0.67%) sed
16 3 (0.50%) Groovy
17 2 (0.34%) F#
Qualifications
1 86 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (8.88%) Degree
3 48 (8.04%) MCSE
4 45 (7.54%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (7.04%) CCNA
6 19 (3.18%) MCP
7 18 (3.02%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (3.02%) MCSA
8 17 (2.85%) MCITP
8 17 (2.85%) Security Cleared
9 15 (2.51%) CCNP
10 12 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (2.01%) MCTS
10 12 (2.01%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.17%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.84%) CCA
13 5 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (0.84%) VTSP
14 4 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.04%) SLA
2 28 (4.69%) QA
3 10 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.50%) GDPR
4 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.34%) MISRA
System Software
1 169 (28.31%) Active Directory
2 106 (17.76%) Hyper-V
3 104 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.02%) Docker
5 15 (2.51%) vSphere
6 11 (1.84%) Firmware
7 9 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.01%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.01%) XenServer
9 5 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.50%) XenApp
11 2 (0.34%) KVM
11 2 (0.34%) LXC
12 1 (0.17%) NFS
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.17%) Xen
12 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (8.38%) SCCM
2 11 (1.84%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.17%) Ansible
3 7 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.01%) Puppet
4 6 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.84%) WSUS
6 4 (0.67%) SCOM
6 4 (0.67%) Terraform
7 3 (0.50%) Grafana
7 3 (0.50%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (0.50%) SCSM
8 2 (0.34%) Clonezilla
8 2 (0.34%) Kibana
8 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 249 (41.71%) Microsoft
2 166 (27.81%) VMware
3 71 (11.89%) Citrix
4 67 (11.22%) Cisco
5 26 (4.36%) Oracle
6 24 (4.02%) Veeam
7 19 (3.18%) HP
8 17 (2.85%) Mitel
8 17 (2.85%) SolarWinds
9 15 (2.51%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.35%) Dell
11 13 (2.18%) Splunk
11 13 (2.18%) WatchGuard
12 12 (2.01%) Apple
13 11 (1.84%) Google
14 10 (1.68%) NetApp
15 9 (1.51%) Calypso
15 9 (1.51%) McAfee
15 9 (1.51%) Remedy
15 9 (1.51%) SimCorp