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The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 98 73 76
Rank change year-on-year -25 +3 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 29 36 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.66% 2.53% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.73% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 5
10th Percentile £25,000 - £21,700
25th Percentile £25,563 £21,250 £24,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.31% +8.33% +11.11%
75th Percentile £37,313 £34,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £49,875 £35,000 £38,250
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -29.11% +31.67%

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 1,623 1,319 974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.01% 92.56% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 850 896 666
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,750 £31,063
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,280 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.04% +2.84% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £54,938
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £54,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +14.74% +2.15% +3.33%

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 30 June 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 30 June 2022, IT Engineer job roles required the following 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 18 (62.07%) Social Skills
2 16 (55.17%) Firewall
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (31.03%) Azure
6 8 (27.59%) SaaS
6 8 (27.59%) PABX
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (27.59%) IaaS
6 8 (27.59%) Data Privacy
6 8 (27.59%) IoT
6 8 (27.59%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (27.59%) RS-232
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (27.59%) Organisational Skills
6 8 (27.59%) Fire and Rescue
6 8 (27.59%) Internet
6 8 (27.59%) NHS
6 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
6 8 (27.59%) HNC
6 8 (27.59%) VoIP
6 8 (27.59%) Ubuntu
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) SAML
8 5 (17.24%) Security Management
8 5 (17.24%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) LDAP

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 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Azure
2 8 (27.59%) IaaS
2 8 (27.59%) SaaS
3 5 (17.24%) AWS
3 5 (17.24%) GCP
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) Internet
2 8 (27.59%) PABX
2 8 (27.59%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (27.59%) RS-232
2 8 (27.59%) VoIP
3 5 (17.24%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) DHCP
5 3 (10.34%) DNS
6 2 (6.90%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
General
1 18 (62.07%) Social Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Fire and Rescue
2 8 (27.59%) Organisational Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) LDAP
1 5 (17.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (27.59%) IoT
2 8 (27.59%) NHS
3 5 (17.24%) PKI
3 5 (17.24%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Ubuntu
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2016
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2019
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Data Privacy
2 5 (17.24%) Boundary Protection
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (17.24%) Information Assurance
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure as Code
2 5 (17.24%) ISMS
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Project Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (17.24%) Security Management
2 5 (17.24%) SIEM
2 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (10.34%) Line Management
4 2 (6.90%) Break/Fix
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) HNC
2 5 (17.24%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (17.24%) CEH
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 5 (17.24%) NCSC
1 5 (17.24%) RMADS
2 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Nexpose
2 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Centrify
2 5 (17.24%) Google
2 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
2 5 (17.24%) Splunk
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Meraki
4 2 (6.90%) Ubiquiti
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.45%) Datto
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Fortinet