Period
to

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £39,772 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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

IT Engineer
England > London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 522 455 327
Rank change year-on-year -67 -128 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 440 218 288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.53% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.58% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 342 177 270
10th Percentile £27,209 £26,250 £26,225
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,750 £31,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,772 £45,000 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.62% +7.14% +29.23%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,500 £62,625
England median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 69,857 37,417 31,063
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.37% 90.20% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34,777 26,792 25,629
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.06% +5.60%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in London

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in London

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in London

IT Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -10 80 £42,500 -5.56% 26
West London -63 17 £36,500 -30.48% 11
South London -48 16 £40,000 +8.84% 4
North London -24 10 £55,000 +105.61% 2
East London -54 4 £53,500 +33.75% 11
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 London region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 287 (65.23%) Windows
2 223 (50.68%) Microsoft 365
3 214 (48.64%) Microsoft
4 204 (46.36%) Active Directory
5 179 (40.68%) Azure
6 125 (28.41%) Firewall
7 124 (28.18%) Windows Server
8 122 (27.73%) Social Skills
9 96 (21.82%) DNS
10 88 (20.00%) Linux
11 87 (19.77%) ITIL
12 85 (19.32%) Windows 10
13 81 (18.41%) VMware
13 81 (18.41%) PowerShell
14 70 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 69 (15.68%) Problem-Solving
16 65 (14.77%) Finance
17 63 (14.32%) AWS
18 60 (13.64%) DHCP
19 58 (13.18%) Microsoft Intune
20 57 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
20 57 (12.95%) Cisco
21 56 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
22 54 (12.27%) WAN
22 54 (12.27%) VPN
22 54 (12.27%) LAN
23 52 (11.82%) SQL
24 51 (11.59%) Citrix
24 51 (11.59%) Azure Active Directory
25 48 (10.91%) SharePoint

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 48 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 36 (8.18%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.41%) IIS
4 12 (2.73%) JBoss
4 12 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.50%) Apache
6 8 (1.82%) Confluence
6 8 (1.82%) nginx
7 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.23%) CMS
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 57 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.91%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.68%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.68%) Revit
4 3 (0.68%) SketchUp
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.82%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.23%) Aligne
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.23%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.23%) Endur
2 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 223 (50.68%) Microsoft 365
2 179 (40.68%) Azure
3 63 (14.32%) AWS
4 51 (11.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (6.82%) Google Workspace
6 20 (4.55%) Mimecast
7 18 (4.09%) SaaS
8 11 (2.50%) OneDrive
9 7 (1.59%) PaaS
10 6 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.36%) IaaS
10 6 (1.36%) Slack
11 5 (1.14%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.14%) Datadog
11 5 (1.14%) GCP
12 4 (0.91%) Azure Sentinel
12 4 (0.91%) Azure Storage
13 3 (0.68%) Azure DevOps
13 3 (0.68%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.45%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 125 (28.41%) Firewall
2 96 (21.82%) DNS
3 60 (13.64%) DHCP
4 54 (12.27%) LAN
4 54 (12.27%) VPN
4 54 (12.27%) WAN
5 33 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 30 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
7 23 (5.23%) SSL
8 22 (5.00%) Network Security
9 18 (4.09%) VLAN
9 18 (4.09%) Wireless
10 17 (3.86%) Internet
11 14 (3.18%) SAN
11 14 (3.18%) WebEx
12 12 (2.73%) VoIP
13 10 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (2.05%) HTTP
14 9 (2.05%) NAS
15 7 (1.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.27%) MySQL
6 9 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.14%) DynamoDB
9 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.23%) DB2
10 1 (0.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (5.00%) JIRA
2 14 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.59%) Bitbucket
3 7 (1.59%) GitLab
4 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.14%) Selenium
6 4 (0.91%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (0.45%) MSI
8 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.23%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.23%) TestRail
General
1 122 (27.73%) Social Skills
2 65 (14.77%) Finance
3 33 (7.50%) Banking
4 25 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.64%) Marketing
5 16 (3.64%) Organisational Skills
6 15 (3.41%) Legal
7 14 (3.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 10 (2.27%) Law
9 9 (2.05%) Games
9 9 (2.05%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.82%) Retail
11 7 (1.59%) Back Office
11 7 (1.59%) Influencing Skills
11 7 (1.59%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.14%) Advertising
12 5 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.91%) Wearables
14 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.32%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (2.05%) Kafka
3 7 (1.59%) .NET
3 7 (1.59%) PyXLL
4 4 (0.91%) Web Services
5 3 (0.68%) LAMP
5 3 (0.68%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.68%) V-Ray
6 2 (0.45%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.45%) COM
6 2 (0.45%) WebSockets
6 2 (0.45%) WSH
6 2 (0.45%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.23%) HTML
7 1 (0.23%) LDAP
7 1 (0.23%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) Velocity
7 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.91%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.41%) e-Learning
4 15 (3.41%) Replication
5 12 (2.73%) Blog
5 12 (2.73%) Smartphone
6 11 (2.50%) IoT
6 11 (2.50%) User Experience
7 9 (2.05%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.82%) Clustering
9 7 (1.59%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.59%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.36%) iPad
10 6 (1.36%) Raspberry Pi
10 6 (1.36%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.14%) iPhone
11 5 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.14%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 287 (65.23%) Windows
2 124 (28.18%) Windows Server
3 88 (20.00%) Linux
4 85 (19.32%) Windows 10
5 40 (9.09%) Mac OS
6 35 (7.95%) Unix
7 33 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (6.82%) Android
8 30 (6.82%) Windows Server 2016
9 28 (6.36%) Apple iOS
10 24 (5.45%) Windows Server 2019
11 19 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (3.18%) Mac OS X
13 10 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.82%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.36%) Debian
15 6 (1.36%) VMS
16 5 (1.14%) Solaris
16 5 (1.14%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.77%) ITIL
2 70 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 69 (15.68%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (7.95%) DevOps
4 35 (7.95%) Migration
4 35 (7.95%) Problem Management
5 33 (7.50%) Service Management
6 32 (7.27%) Information Security
7 28 (6.36%) Incident Management
8 27 (6.14%) ITSM
8 27 (6.14%) Service Delivery
9 26 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (5.45%) Agile
11 23 (5.23%) Asset Management
12 21 (4.77%) Mentoring
13 19 (4.32%) Time Management
14 18 (4.09%) Mobile Device Management
14 18 (4.09%) Patch Management
14 18 (4.09%) Project Management
15 17 (3.86%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 81 (18.41%) PowerShell
2 52 (11.82%) SQL
3 32 (7.27%) Python
4 27 (6.14%) Bash
5 16 (3.64%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.50%) VBA
7 9 (2.05%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.36%) Perl
9 5 (1.14%) C#
10 3 (0.68%) C
10 3 (0.68%) C++
11 2 (0.45%) Ruby
12 1 (0.23%) Go
12 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (9.55%) Degree
2 34 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (5.91%) CCNA
4 24 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.41%) CISSP
6 13 (2.95%) MCSE
6 13 (2.95%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.73%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.59%) A+ Certification
8 7 (1.59%) CCSP
8 7 (1.59%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (1.14%) ACTC
10 5 (1.14%) SSCP
11 4 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.91%) MCSA
11 4 (0.91%) MCT
12 3 (0.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.41%) SLA
2 20 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 8 (1.82%) QA
6 3 (0.68%) NIST
7 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 204 (46.36%) Active Directory
2 56 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.05%) vSphere
6 8 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (1.82%) XenApp
7 5 (1.14%) BitLocker
7 5 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.68%) Docker
9 2 (0.45%) Firmware
9 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.45%) Xen
9 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (13.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 32 (7.27%) SCCM
3 23 (5.23%) Jamf Pro
4 14 (3.18%) Terraform
5 13 (2.95%) vCenter Server
6 10 (2.27%) CASB
7 7 (1.59%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.36%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.36%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.91%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.91%) Nagios
11 3 (0.68%) Automic
11 3 (0.68%) SCOM
12 2 (0.45%) Ansible
13 1 (0.23%) Clonezilla
13 1 (0.23%) cPanel
13 1 (0.23%) Grafana
13 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 214 (48.64%) Microsoft
2 81 (18.41%) VMware
3 57 (12.95%) Cisco
4 51 (11.59%) Citrix
5 44 (10.00%) Apple
6 33 (7.50%) ServiceNow
7 25 (5.68%) HP
7 25 (5.68%) Veeam
8 22 (5.00%) Google
8 22 (5.00%) Oracle
9 19 (4.32%) IBM
9 19 (4.32%) Sophos
10 15 (3.41%) Okta
10 15 (3.41%) Red Hat
11 14 (3.18%) Meraki
12 9 (2.05%) Mitel
13 8 (1.82%) Adobe
13 8 (1.82%) iManage
13 8 (1.82%) Temenos
14 7 (1.59%) Atlassian