Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 598 596 530
Rank change year-on-year -2 -66 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 639 646 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.41% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 579 530 866
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,950 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,375 £61,875
UK median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

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 154,991 155,912 181,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.28% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126,930 129,335 154,119
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 £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +59 209 £42,500 +6.25% 16
South East -37 190 £32,500 -5.80% 16
North of England +12 88 £30,000 -18.37% 13
Midlands +12 63 £35,750 +3.62% 11
South West +20 60 £35,000 -12.50% 8
North West +17 50 £35,000 +40.00% 7
West Midlands +22 39 £35,750 +3.62% 6
East of England -64 34 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Yorkshire +7 27 £25,000 -39.76% 4
East Midlands -3 24 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North East -10 11 £33,000 +53.49% 2
Technical Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 297 (46.48%) Windows
2 207 (32.39%) Microsoft
3 168 (26.29%) VMware
4 161 (25.20%) Windows Server
5 155 (24.26%) Active Directory
6 154 (24.10%) Linux
7 128 (20.03%) Office 365
8 115 (18.00%) Java
9 103 (16.12%) SQL
10 98 (15.34%) ITIL
11 91 (14.24%) SQL Server
11 91 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 91 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
12 86 (13.46%) MS Exchange
13 83 (12.99%) Degree
14 82 (12.83%) Firewall
15 80 (12.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 80 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
16 79 (12.36%) Cisco
17 78 (12.21%) Hyper-V
18 70 (10.95%) Finance
19 69 (10.80%) Citrix
19 69 (10.80%) Windows Server 2012
20 66 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
21 65 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
22 64 (10.02%) TCP/IP
23 60 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
24 59 (9.23%) DNS
25 56 (8.76%) VoIP
26 55 (8.61%) LAN

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 86 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 53 (8.29%) SharePoint
3 41 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 34 (5.32%) IIS
5 32 (5.01%) Apache
6 31 (4.85%) JBoss
7 29 (4.54%) WebSphere
8 22 (3.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.56%) Skype for Business
12 9 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.78%) CMS
13 5 (0.78%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.78%) MTS
13 5 (0.78%) nginx
13 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.63%) Jetty
Applications
1 34 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.47%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.16%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.16%) LibreOffice
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.16%) Mozilla Thunderbird
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 (0.78%) Concordance
1 5 (0.78%) Relativity
2 3 (0.47%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.47%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) BASE24
4 1 (0.16%) Postilion
4 1 (0.16%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 128 (20.03%) Office 365
2 80 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (5.63%) SaaS
5 9 (1.41%) Mimecast
5 9 (1.41%) OpenShift
5 9 (1.41%) PaaS
6 8 (1.25%) IaaS
7 4 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.47%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.31%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.31%) G Suite
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.16%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.16%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 82 (12.83%) Firewall
2 64 (10.02%) TCP/IP
3 59 (9.23%) DNS
4 56 (8.76%) VoIP
5 55 (8.61%) LAN
6 53 (8.29%) WAN
7 46 (7.20%) SAN
8 39 (6.10%) Internet
9 31 (4.85%) DHCP
10 27 (4.23%) HTTP
11 23 (3.60%) FTP
11 23 (3.60%) VPN
12 19 (2.97%) VLAN
13 18 (2.82%) NAS
14 17 (2.66%) Remote Desktop
14 17 (2.66%) Wireless
15 12 (1.88%) SMS
16 11 (1.72%) Skype
17 9 (1.41%) Unified Communications
18 8 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.23%) MySQL
3 12 (1.88%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.94%) Big Data
7 6 (0.94%) DTS
7 6 (0.94%) GIS
7 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.78%) Ingres
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.63%) Text Mining
10 3 (0.47%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.31%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 33 (5.16%) Maven
2 23 (3.60%) Eclipse
3 21 (3.29%) IntelliJ
3 21 (3.29%) NetBeans
4 17 (2.66%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.19%) Selenium
7 13 (2.03%) JUnit
8 8 (1.25%) Gradle
8 8 (1.25%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.10%) JIRA
9 7 (1.10%) Subversion
10 5 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.78%) GitLab
10 5 (0.78%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.63%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.63%) Protractor
11 4 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 70 (10.95%) Finance
2 29 (4.54%) Banking
3 21 (3.29%) Legal
3 21 (3.29%) Retail
4 16 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.35%) Law
6 14 (2.19%) German Language
7 11 (1.72%) Front Office
7 11 (1.72%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.25%) Marketing
10 6 (0.94%) French Language
10 6 (0.94%) Games
11 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.63%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Automotive
13 2 (0.31%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.45%) Web Services
2 52 (8.14%) REST
3 51 (7.98%) Spring
4 45 (7.04%) XML
5 34 (5.32%) AngularJS
6 29 (4.54%) SOAP
7 27 (4.23%) JSON
8 25 (3.91%) .NET
9 24 (3.76%) Java EE
10 23 (3.60%) HTML
11 22 (3.44%) JMS
12 21 (3.29%) Java SE
13 18 (2.82%) CSS
14 17 (2.66%) React
14 17 (2.66%) Spring Boot
15 15 (2.35%) Node.js
16 12 (1.88%) Hibernate
17 9 (1.41%) Middleware
17 9 (1.41%) RESTful
18 8 (1.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 30 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.60%) Driving Licence
5 20 (3.13%) Clustering
6 19 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.66%) Fintech
8 16 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.19%) User Experience
10 13 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.88%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
12 11 (1.72%) Xbox
13 10 (1.56%) Private Cloud
14 8 (1.25%) Contactless
14 8 (1.25%) EMV
15 7 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
16 6 (0.94%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.94%) Spread Betting
17 5 (0.78%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 297 (46.48%) Windows
2 161 (25.20%) Windows Server
3 154 (24.10%) Linux
4 69 (10.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (6.73%) Windows 10
7 39 (6.10%) Windows 7
8 38 (5.95%) Unix
9 17 (2.66%) Mac OS X
10 15 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.19%) Solaris
12 9 (1.41%) Android
12 9 (1.41%) Mac OS
12 9 (1.41%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.25%) AIX
14 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.94%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.78%) HPUX
17 4 (0.63%) zOS
18 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (15.34%) ITIL
2 91 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (6.89%) Open Source
5 42 (6.57%) Software Engineering
6 36 (5.63%) Project Management
7 31 (4.85%) E-Commerce
8 29 (4.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (4.54%) Presales
8 29 (4.54%) Test Automation
9 27 (4.23%) DevOps
9 27 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (3.60%) TDD
10 23 (3.60%) Time Management
11 22 (3.44%) Service Delivery
11 22 (3.44%) SOA
12 21 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
13 20 (3.13%) Scrum
14 19 (2.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 115 (18.00%) Java
2 103 (16.12%) SQL
3 42 (6.57%) JavaScript
4 40 (6.26%) PowerShell
5 38 (5.95%) Python
6 29 (4.54%) C++
7 24 (3.76%) Java 8
8 23 (3.60%) PHP
9 22 (3.44%) C#
10 19 (2.97%) C
11 16 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.35%) Ruby
13 14 (2.19%) Scala
14 13 (2.03%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.88%) Perl
16 11 (1.72%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.78%) VBScript
18 4 (0.63%) Assembly Language
18 4 (0.63%) COBOL
18 4 (0.63%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 83 (12.99%) Degree
2 80 (12.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (7.98%) MCSE
4 30 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (4.07%) CCNA
5 26 (4.07%) MCSA
6 19 (2.97%) MCITP
7 15 (2.35%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.03%) CCNP
9 12 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.72%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.41%) MCP
13 8 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (1.25%) Master's Degree
13 8 (1.25%) MCTS
13 8 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (1.10%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.78%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.42%) SLA
2 29 (4.54%) QA
3 8 (1.25%) PSD2
4 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.31%) MISRA
4 2 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 155 (24.26%) Active Directory
2 91 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (12.21%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (2.97%) Docker
6 17 (2.66%) vSphere
7 10 (1.56%) XenApp
8 9 (1.41%) Firmware
9 5 (0.78%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.63%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.31%) KVM
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.31%) Xen
13 1 (0.16%) Postfix
13 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (4.85%) SCCM
2 22 (3.44%) Puppet
3 21 (3.29%) Ansible
4 13 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.72%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.56%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.25%) SCOM
8 6 (0.94%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.78%) SCSM
10 4 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.63%) Terraform
10 4 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.63%) WSUS
11 3 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.31%) Cacti
12 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 207 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 168 (26.29%) VMware
3 79 (12.36%) Cisco
4 69 (10.80%) Citrix
5 40 (6.26%) HP
6 36 (5.63%) Oracle
7 27 (4.23%) IBM
8 23 (3.60%) Apple
8 23 (3.60%) NetApp
9 22 (3.44%) TIBCO
10 21 (3.29%) BEA
11 18 (2.82%) SolarWinds
12 16 (2.50%) ConnectWise
13 15 (2.35%) Juniper
14 14 (2.19%) Dell
14 14 (2.19%) Remedy
14 14 (2.19%) WatchGuard
15 13 (2.03%) ServiceNow
16 12 (1.88%) Fortinet
16 12 (1.88%) Veeam