Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 616 682 609
Rank change year-on-year +66 -73 -92
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 523 525 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.34% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 461 456 552
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £58,750
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 134,818 155,913 162,147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.13% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 108,880 127,633 136,005
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,302 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +72 184 £47,500 +13.10% 14
South East +36 160 £30,000 -7.69% 26
Midlands +24 51 £28,750 -4.17% 18
South West +17 48 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North of England -3 47 £30,000 -11.76% 7
West Midlands +33 37 £32,000 +4.07% 10
North West +23 35 £29,613 -15.39% 1
East of England +24 30 £35,000 -1.41% 11
East Midlands +17 14 £27,000 -3.57% 8
Yorkshire +2 10 £52,500 +50.00% 6
North East +7 2 £23,000 +6.98%
Technical Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 265 (50.67%) Windows
2 213 (40.73%) Microsoft
3 148 (28.30%) Linux
4 142 (27.15%) Active Directory
5 131 (25.05%) Office 365
6 125 (23.90%) Windows Server
7 124 (23.71%) VMware
8 100 (19.12%) SQL
9 92 (17.59%) SQL Server
10 85 (16.25%) MS Exchange
11 80 (15.30%) Hyper-V
12 79 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
13 78 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
14 75 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 73 (13.96%) Finance
15 73 (13.96%) Degree
16 72 (13.77%) Cisco
16 72 (13.77%) ITIL
17 71 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
18 63 (12.05%) Java
19 60 (11.47%) Microsoft Office
20 57 (10.90%) Firewall
21 54 (10.33%) SharePoint
21 54 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
22 53 (10.13%) MCSE
23 51 (9.75%) Windows 10
24 49 (9.37%) Python
24 49 (9.37%) SLA
24 49 (9.37%) DNS
24 49 (9.37%) Cisco Certification

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 85 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 54 (10.33%) SharePoint
3 29 (5.54%) Skype for Business
4 28 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.87%) IIS
9 12 (2.29%) Confluence
10 9 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.34%) Joomla!
11 7 (1.34%) WordPress
12 3 (0.57%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.38%) JBoss
13 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.19%) Apache
14 1 (0.19%) CloudStack
Applications
1 60 (11.47%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.38%) EPLAN
3 2 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 11 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.72%) Front Arena
2 9 (1.72%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.72%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 131 (25.05%) Office 365
2 78 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.63%) SaaS
5 9 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.96%) G Suite
7 5 (0.96%) Yammer
8 4 (0.76%) PaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.38%) IaaS
10 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.19%) GitHub
10 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.19%) Route 53
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (10.90%) Firewall
2 49 (9.37%) DNS
3 47 (8.99%) LAN
4 40 (7.65%) TCP/IP
4 40 (7.65%) WAN
5 33 (6.31%) DHCP
6 26 (4.97%) Skype
7 24 (4.59%) VoIP
8 23 (4.40%) Wireless
9 21 (4.02%) VPN
10 16 (3.06%) SAN
10 16 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (2.87%) Network Security
11 15 (2.87%) Unified Communications
12 14 (2.68%) Internet
13 12 (2.29%) VLAN
14 8 (1.53%) Ethernet
14 8 (1.53%) MPLS
14 8 (1.53%) SNMP
15 7 (1.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.25%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.49%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.29%) Big Data
4 12 (2.29%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.91%) MySQL
6 9 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.96%) Blockchain
8 5 (0.96%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.38%) Ingres
10 2 (0.38%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.19%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 20 (3.82%) Selenium
2 18 (3.44%) JIRA
3 12 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.91%) SoapUI
6 9 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.34%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.15%) Appium
8 6 (1.15%) Calabash
8 6 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.15%) GitLab
8 6 (1.15%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.15%) JBehave
8 6 (1.15%) Maven
8 6 (1.15%) Protractor
8 6 (1.15%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.15%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.57%) CodeSonar
9 3 (0.57%) git-flow
9 3 (0.57%) Robot Framework
General
1 73 (13.96%) Finance
2 37 (7.07%) Banking
3 29 (5.54%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.97%) Electronics
5 24 (4.59%) Front Office
6 23 (4.40%) Investment Banking
7 19 (3.63%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.87%) Legal
9 13 (2.49%) Marketing
10 6 (1.15%) Retail
11 5 (0.96%) Back Office
12 4 (0.76%) French Language
12 4 (0.76%) German Language
13 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.38%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.38%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Advertising
15 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.74%) XML
2 27 (5.16%) Middleware
3 20 (3.82%) .NET
4 18 (3.44%) HTML
5 15 (2.87%) JSON
5 15 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (2.87%) REST
6 11 (2.10%) Apache NiFi
6 11 (2.10%) Kafka
6 11 (2.10%) LDAP
7 10 (1.91%) CSS
7 10 (1.91%) LAMP
8 9 (1.72%) Web Services
9 8 (1.53%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.53%) SOAP
10 7 (1.34%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (1.34%) React
10 7 (1.34%) XSLT
11 6 (1.15%) Node.js
11 6 (1.15%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.49%) Clustering
5 13 (2.49%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.10%) Analytical Mindset
7 11 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.91%) Fintech
8 10 (1.91%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.72%) Derivative
9 9 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.72%) Equities
9 9 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.15%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.96%) Digital Signage
11 5 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 265 (50.67%) Windows
2 148 (28.30%) Linux
3 125 (23.90%) Windows Server
4 54 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (9.75%) Windows 10
6 49 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (8.22%) Windows 7
8 28 (5.35%) Windows 8
9 26 (4.97%) Unix
10 23 (4.40%) Mac OS X
11 18 (3.44%) CentOS
12 16 (3.06%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.91%) AIX
13 10 (1.91%) Android
13 10 (1.91%) HPUX
13 10 (1.91%) Solaris
14 9 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
2 72 (13.77%) ITIL
3 34 (6.50%) Asset Management
4 33 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (5.74%) Migration
6 28 (5.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 28 (5.35%) Time Management
7 27 (5.16%) DevOps
7 27 (5.16%) Service Delivery
8 26 (4.97%) Computer Science
9 25 (4.78%) CRM
10 24 (4.59%) Project Management
11 23 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 22 (4.21%) Investment Management
12 22 (4.21%) Software Engineering
12 22 (4.21%) Workflow
13 21 (4.02%) Tech Ops
14 19 (3.63%) Test Automation
15 18 (3.44%) Release Management
16 17 (3.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (19.12%) SQL
2 63 (12.05%) Java
3 49 (9.37%) Python
4 44 (8.41%) PowerShell
5 41 (7.84%) C#
6 26 (4.97%) C
6 26 (4.97%) JavaScript
7 23 (4.40%) Perl
8 21 (4.02%) Bash Shell
9 15 (2.87%) C++
10 14 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.53%) Ruby
12 5 (0.96%) PHP
13 4 (0.76%) AWK
13 4 (0.76%) sed
14 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.38%) VB
16 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (13.96%) Degree
3 53 (10.13%) MCSE
4 49 (9.37%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (9.18%) CCNA
6 29 (5.54%) MCP
7 20 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (2.10%) MCSA
8 11 (2.10%) Security Cleared
9 9 (1.72%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.53%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.53%) MCTS
11 7 (1.34%) CCNP
11 7 (1.34%) MCITP
12 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.96%) HND
13 5 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.76%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
16 2 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.37%) SLA
2 29 (5.54%) QA
3 11 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 142 (27.15%) Active Directory
2 80 (15.30%) Hyper-V
3 71 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (4.78%) vSphere
5 15 (2.87%) Docker
6 6 (1.15%) Firmware
6 6 (1.15%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.57%) XenApp
8 2 (0.38%) KVM
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.38%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) LXC
9 1 (0.19%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (5.16%) SCCM
2 22 (4.21%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.72%) HP ALM
3 9 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.15%) Puppet
5 5 (0.96%) WSUS
6 4 (0.76%) Grafana
6 4 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.76%) SCOM
7 3 (0.57%) Ansible
7 3 (0.57%) Kibana
7 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.57%) Nagios
7 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.57%) Salt
8 2 (0.38%) MaaS360
8 2 (0.38%) Terraform
9 1 (0.19%) Clonezilla
9 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 213 (40.73%) Microsoft
2 124 (23.71%) VMware
3 72 (13.77%) Cisco
4 44 (8.41%) Citrix
5 33 (6.31%) HP
6 21 (4.02%) Oracle
7 15 (2.87%) Dell
8 14 (2.68%) NetApp
9 13 (2.49%) SolarWinds
9 13 (2.49%) Veritas
10 12 (2.29%) Google
11 11 (2.10%) EMC
11 11 (2.10%) Kaseya
12 10 (1.91%) Mitel
13 9 (1.72%) Calypso
13 9 (1.72%) Charles River
13 9 (1.72%) SimCorp
13 9 (1.72%) Splunk
14 7 (1.34%) Apple
14 7 (1.34%) SAP