Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 675 585 544
Rank change year-on-year -90 -41 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 548 762 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.42% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 493 637 877
England median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,100 £55,000
UK median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -59 187 £35,000 +4.48% 8
London -84 132 £42,500 -5.56% 13
North of England -25 74 £29,000 -0.85% 9
East of England +15 63 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Midlands +30 59 £34,500 +15.00% 6
West Midlands +12 46 £34,500 +15.00% 3
North West -16 43 £24,250 -25.38% 4
South West +13 37 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Yorkshire +2 26 £36,250 +7.41% 5
East Midlands +30 13 £31,500 -13.10% 3
North East +2 5 £35,000 +62.79%
Technical Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Technical Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 275 (50.18%) Windows
2 207 (37.77%) Microsoft
3 154 (28.10%) Active Directory
4 153 (27.92%) VMware
5 149 (27.19%) Windows Server
6 108 (19.71%) Linux
7 96 (17.52%) Office 365
8 94 (17.15%) SQL
9 86 (15.69%) Degree
10 85 (15.51%) SQL Server
10 85 (15.51%) Cisco
11 81 (14.78%) Finance
12 75 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 75 (13.69%) Windows 7
13 73 (13.32%) Firewall
14 71 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
15 70 (12.77%) ITIL
15 70 (12.77%) MS Exchange
16 69 (12.59%) Java
17 66 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 62 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
19 61 (11.13%) Hyper-V
20 60 (10.95%) Data Centre
20 60 (10.95%) Citrix
21 59 (10.77%) TCP/IP
22 55 (10.04%) Microsoft Office
23 51 (9.31%) Windows 10
23 51 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
24 49 (8.94%) DNS
25 46 (8.39%) SAN

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 70 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (5.84%) IIS
4 24 (4.38%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (3.65%) Apache
7 18 (3.28%) WebSphere
8 17 (3.10%) Skype for Business
9 14 (2.55%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.91%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.91%) CMS
11 5 (0.91%) Drupal
11 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.91%) WordPress
12 4 (0.73%) JBoss
12 4 (0.73%) MTS
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (10.04%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.36%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) BASE24
1 4 (0.73%) Postilion
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Eikon
3 1 (0.18%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 96 (17.52%) Office 365
2 51 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.64%) OneDrive
5 9 (1.64%) SaaS
6 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.55%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.36%) GitHub
10 2 (0.36%) IaaS
10 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.18%) Catchpoint
11 1 (0.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 73 (13.32%) Firewall
2 59 (10.77%) TCP/IP
3 49 (8.94%) DNS
4 46 (8.39%) SAN
5 36 (6.57%) LAN
6 35 (6.39%) VoIP
7 34 (6.20%) WAN
8 33 (6.02%) Internet
9 32 (5.84%) DHCP
10 25 (4.56%) VPN
11 22 (4.01%) VLAN
12 17 (3.10%) Wireless
13 15 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (2.37%) Skype
15 12 (2.19%) NAS
16 11 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (1.64%) DDNS
17 9 (1.64%) MPLS
17 9 (1.64%) Unified Communications
18 7 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.38%) MySQL
3 12 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.01%) GIS
5 10 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.09%) InfluxDB
9 4 (0.73%) NonStop SQL
9 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.55%) Big Data
10 3 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.36%) DB2
11 2 (0.36%) Redis
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.64%) JIRA
2 6 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.73%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.73%) IntelliJ
3 4 (0.73%) Maven
3 4 (0.73%) NetBeans
4 3 (0.55%) Selenium
4 3 (0.55%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.18%) Appium
6 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.18%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.18%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.18%) Redmine
6 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 81 (14.78%) Finance
2 35 (6.39%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.56%) Electronics
4 23 (4.20%) Retail
5 21 (3.83%) Banking
6 20 (3.65%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.28%) Marketing
8 14 (2.55%) Games
9 8 (1.46%) Private Banking
10 7 (1.28%) Advertising
11 6 (1.09%) Legal
11 6 (1.09%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.73%) Automotive
13 4 (0.73%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.55%) Back Office
14 3 (0.55%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.36%) Front Office
15 2 (0.36%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.02%) .NET
2 18 (3.28%) Web Services
3 13 (2.37%) J2EE
4 12 (2.19%) HTML
5 10 (1.82%) CSS
6 9 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.64%) JSON
6 9 (1.64%) Node.js
6 9 (1.64%) XML
7 8 (1.46%) MSMQ
7 8 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (1.28%) Spring
9 6 (1.09%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (1.09%) REST
10 5 (0.91%) Ajax
10 5 (0.91%) DOM
10 5 (0.91%) JMS
10 5 (0.91%) OAuth
10 5 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.95%) Data Centre
2 38 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 35 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.84%) Clustering
5 16 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.55%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.19%) Private Cloud
9 11 (2.01%) Social Media
9 11 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.82%) Fintech
11 9 (1.64%) SCADA
12 7 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.09%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.09%) PKI
13 6 (1.09%) Replication
13 6 (1.09%) Smart Meter
14 5 (0.91%) Acoustics
14 5 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 275 (50.18%) Windows
2 149 (27.19%) Windows Server
3 108 (19.71%) Linux
4 75 (13.69%) Windows 7
4 75 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (9.31%) Windows 10
7 37 (6.75%) Unix
8 20 (3.65%) Ubuntu
9 14 (2.55%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.37%) Apple iOS
10 13 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.19%) Android
12 8 (1.46%) CentOS
13 6 (1.09%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.91%) Debian
15 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.73%) zOS
16 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (12.77%) ITIL
2 46 (8.39%) Presales
3 42 (7.66%) Software Engineering
4 31 (5.66%) Service Management
5 29 (5.29%) DevOps
5 29 (5.29%) Mentoring
6 27 (4.93%) CRM
6 27 (4.93%) Service Delivery
7 21 (3.83%) Open Source
8 20 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (3.65%) Change Management
8 20 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (3.47%) Data Protection
10 18 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (3.28%) Product Management
11 17 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (3.10%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (3.10%) Programme Management
12 16 (2.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 94 (17.15%) SQL
2 69 (12.59%) Java
3 27 (4.93%) PowerShell
4 26 (4.74%) Python
5 23 (4.20%) C++
6 22 (4.01%) JavaScript
7 15 (2.74%) C
8 14 (2.55%) Ruby
9 12 (2.19%) Perl
10 10 (1.82%) C#
11 7 (1.28%) PHP
11 7 (1.28%) VBScript
12 6 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.09%) R
13 4 (0.73%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.73%) COBOL
13 4 (0.73%) PL/1
14 3 (0.55%) Scala
15 2 (0.36%) Korn
15 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (15.69%) Degree
2 62 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (7.66%) MCSE
4 28 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (3.83%) MCSA
7 17 (3.10%) CCNA
7 17 (3.10%) MCP
8 13 (2.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.82%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.64%) CISSP
11 9 (1.64%) SANS
12 8 (1.46%) CISM
12 8 (1.46%) CRISC
12 8 (1.46%) MCITP
13 7 (1.28%) CCNP
13 7 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.28%) Master's Degree
13 7 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.66%) SLA
2 13 (2.37%) QA
3 9 (1.64%) COBIT
4 8 (1.46%) GDPR
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 154 (28.10%) Active Directory
2 71 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (11.13%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (2.55%) vSphere
6 12 (2.19%) XenApp
7 11 (2.01%) Docker
8 6 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.73%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.55%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.55%) KVM
12 2 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.36%) XenServer
13 1 (0.18%) Firmware
13 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 45 (8.21%) SCCM
2 23 (4.20%) Backup Exec
3 16 (2.92%) vCenter Server
4 15 (2.74%) Puppet
5 13 (2.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (2.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 13 (2.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (1.82%) Ansible
6 10 (1.82%) SCOM
7 8 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.28%) Nagios
9 6 (1.09%) Consul
9 6 (1.09%) Icinga
9 6 (1.09%) SCVMM
9 6 (1.09%) WSUS
10 5 (0.91%) Kibana
10 5 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.91%) Salt
11 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 207 (37.77%) Microsoft
2 153 (27.92%) VMware
3 85 (15.51%) Cisco
4 60 (10.95%) Citrix
5 28 (5.11%) HP
5 28 (5.11%) Symantec
6 26 (4.74%) NetApp
7 19 (3.47%) SAP
8 18 (3.28%) Juniper
8 18 (3.28%) Oracle
9 17 (3.10%) EMC
9 17 (3.10%) F5
9 17 (3.10%) Red Hat
10 16 (2.92%) Veritas
11 13 (2.37%) Altiris
11 13 (2.37%) Forcepoint
12 12 (2.19%) Apple
12 12 (2.19%) Dell
12 12 (2.19%) SolarWinds
12 12 (2.19%) Veeam