Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

IT Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 146 171
Rank change year-on-year -25 +25 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 36 65 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.87% 1.58% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.63% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31 63 53
Hertfordshire median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +13.21% -3.64%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,200 £18,850
90th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £48,000
East of England median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -1.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4,052 3,984 4,332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.80% 97.03% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,206 3,400 3,630
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,975
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Hertfordshire

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Hertfordshire

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Hertfordshire

IT Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Watford +16 15 £35,000 -10.49% 2
Berkhamsted +5 4 £26,000 -30.67%
Hemel Hempstead +7 3 £22,000 +2.33% 1
Welwyn Garden City -33 3 £29,500 -11.94%
St Albans -6 2 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Hatfield -12 2 £27,500 -38.89%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £29,250 - 1
Stevenage -1 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £50,000 - 1
Letchworth - 1 £21,000 -
IT Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 11 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (22.22%) Office 365
10 6 (16.67%) Citrix
11 5 (13.89%) Cisco
12 4 (11.11%) ITIL
12 4 (11.11%) SQL
12 4 (11.11%) Firewall
12 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 3 (8.33%) Break/Fix
13 3 (8.33%) VMware
13 3 (8.33%) SLA
14 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
14 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
14 2 (5.56%) SMS
14 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
14 2 (5.56%) CISSP
14 2 (5.56%) Network Security
14 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
14 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) SMS
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Front Office
2 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) CMDB
1 2 (5.56%) Cyberattack
1 2 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) CCTV
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.78%) Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Break/Fix
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.56%) Information Security
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Security Hardening
4 2 (5.56%) SIEM
4 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITSM
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CISM
1 2 (5.56%) CISSP
1 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Sophos
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Veeam