Period
to 16 September 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

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
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 62 119
Rank change year-on-year -32 +57 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 17 15 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.22% 2.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 2.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 2
10th Percentile " £27,125 £20,275
25th Percentile £21,250 £33,000 £21,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £25,500 £45,750 £25,750
Median % change year-on-year -44.26% +77.67% -28.97%
75th Percentile £35,000 £51,250 £32,063
90th Percentile £44,000 £53,125 £33,825
Scotland median annual salary £27,750 £47,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year -41.58% +52.00% +4.17%

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 1,277 650 1,773
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.80% 94.48% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 884 449 1,234
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,002
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -3.23%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Influencing Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Creative Thinking
4 6 (35.29%) Decision-Making
4 6 (35.29%) Legal
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) DHCP
4 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Azure
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) WSUS
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) VLAN
7 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 2 (11.76%) OneDrive
8 2 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (29.41%) Azure
3 2 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) OneDrive
4 1 (5.88%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) VLAN
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) PABX
5 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.88%) RS-232
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Organisational Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Influencing Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Legal
3 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
4 2 (11.76%) Social Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Fire and Rescue
5 1 (5.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
1 2 (11.76%) SAML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Creative Thinking
1 6 (35.29%) Decision-Making
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Business Case
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Preventative Maintenance
4 1 (5.88%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HNC
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) WSUS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) CommVault
4 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) IronPort
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto