Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 15 August 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 Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 90 102
Rank change year-on-year +14 +12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 22 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.26% 0.38% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 0.39% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 11
Leicestershire median annual salary £31,000 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.73% -1.79% +12.00%
10th Percentile £23,525 £24,650 £20,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £28,550 £43,750
East Midlands median annual salary £25,750 £27,750 £24,500
% change year-on-year -7.21% +13.27% -19.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 946 1,013 1,407
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 97.22% 98.60%
Number of salaries quoted 852 823 1,163
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,550
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Leicestershire

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Leicestershire

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Leicestershire

IT Engineer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Leicester +1 15 £31,000 +16.98% 2
Loughborough +11 4 £24,250 -11.82% 1
Hinckley - 1 £26,500 - 1
IT Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Leicestershire region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) Windows
1 16 (72.73%) LAN
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) WAN
3 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (36.36%) Network Load Balancing
5 8 (36.36%) Wireless
5 8 (36.36%) Clustering
5 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) Office 365
7 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Electronics
8 4 (18.18%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) HNC
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) Citrix
9 3 (13.64%) SLA
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
10 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
10 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (9.09%) PowerShell

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) LAN
2 15 (68.18%) WAN
3 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) WLAN
6 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) HNC
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco