Period
to 28 January 2022

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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

IT Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 93 77 114
Rank change year-on-year -16 +37 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 29 20 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.83% 2.00% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.10% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 3
10th Percentile £22,575 £32,700 £28,500
25th Percentile £30,313 £37,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.45% +25.71% +40.00%
75th Percentile £36,500 £51,250 £51,875
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,750 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £34,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year +2.19% +10.48% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,490 951 1,531
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.89% 95.00% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 947 674 1,104
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,375 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -1.10%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,525 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Glasgow

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Glasgow

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Glasgow

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT 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 Glasgow region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (48.28%) Azure
4 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco
5 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (34.48%) VMware
7 9 (31.03%) SAN
7 9 (31.03%) Linux
7 9 (31.03%) SLA
7 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
7 9 (31.03%) Driving Licence
7 9 (31.03%) Presales
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
8 8 (27.59%) vSphere
8 8 (27.59%) Documentation Skills
8 8 (27.59%) Server Management
8 8 (27.59%) Storage Management
8 8 (27.59%) vCenter Server
8 8 (27.59%) B2B
8 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 8 (27.59%) LAN
8 8 (27.59%) CCNA
8 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (24.14%) Wireless
9 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Excel

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (48.28%) Azure
3 3 (10.34%) AWS
4 2 (6.90%) GCP
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Stack
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 8 (27.59%) LAN
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
3 7 (24.14%) Wireless
4 5 (17.24%) DHCP
4 5 (17.24%) DNS
4 5 (17.24%) Firewall
5 3 (10.34%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) PABX
6 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.45%) RS-232
6 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (6.90%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.45%) Fire and Rescue
5 1 (3.45%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Driving Licence
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) Presales
3 8 (27.59%) B2B
3 8 (27.59%) Server Management
3 8 (27.59%) Storage Management
4 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Break/Fix
7 1 (3.45%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (3.45%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.45%) Data Privacy
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) Decision-Making
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CCNA
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) vSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) vCenter Server
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Commvault
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Meraki
5 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.45%) Ubiquiti
5 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard