Period
to 28 September 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 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
England > London
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 453 328 351
Rank change year-on-year -125 +23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 275 138 472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.70% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.75% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 264 126 423
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,375 £24,800
25th Percentile £30,000 £32,750 £27,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +38.46% -4.41%
75th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £45,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £57,900
England median annual salary £34,163 £37,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -8.90% +19.05% -

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 44,133 18,447 52,657
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.45% 93.49% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30,438 15,505 43,326
10th Percentile £40,500 £42,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £107,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +6.80% +3.00%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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
Central London -34 67 £45,000 -10.00% 34
West London -67 21 £44,500 +50.85% 6
South London -28 10 £38,750 -18.42% 1
East London - 5 £40,000 - 12
North London - 3 £27,500 - 3
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 173 (62.91%) Windows
2 135 (49.09%) Active Directory
3 134 (48.73%) Microsoft 365
4 112 (40.73%) Microsoft
5 79 (28.73%) Azure
6 77 (28.00%) Windows Server
7 65 (23.64%) Windows 10
8 59 (21.45%) Firewall
9 58 (21.09%) Social Skills
10 55 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 54 (19.64%) AWS
12 48 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
13 47 (17.09%) DNS
14 46 (16.73%) VPN
15 45 (16.36%) Cisco
15 45 (16.36%) VMware
16 44 (16.00%) ITIL
17 41 (14.91%) TCP/IP
18 40 (14.55%) Finance
18 40 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 39 (14.18%) DHCP
20 35 (12.73%) Apple
21 33 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 32 (11.64%) SQL
22 32 (11.64%) Linux
23 30 (10.91%) SharePoint
23 30 (10.91%) MS Exchange
23 30 (10.91%) WAN
24 29 (10.55%) Information Security
25 28 (10.18%) Citrix

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 30 (10.91%) MS Exchange
1 30 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.00%) Confluence
3 8 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.55%) Apache
4 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.55%) nginx
5 5 (1.82%) IIS
6 4 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (48.73%) Microsoft 365
2 79 (28.73%) Azure
3 54 (19.64%) AWS
4 25 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (6.91%) Google Workspace
6 18 (6.55%) SaaS
7 13 (4.73%) OneDrive
8 12 (4.36%) Power Platform
9 8 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (2.91%) Mimecast
10 7 (2.55%) PowerApps
11 5 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.82%) IaaS
11 5 (1.82%) PaaS
12 4 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (1.09%) GCP
14 2 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 1 (0.36%) Amazon ECS
15 1 (0.36%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 59 (21.45%) Firewall
2 47 (17.09%) DNS
3 46 (16.73%) VPN
4 41 (14.91%) TCP/IP
5 39 (14.18%) DHCP
6 30 (10.91%) WAN
7 25 (9.09%) LAN
8 21 (7.64%) Wireless
9 15 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (4.73%) VLAN
11 12 (4.36%) VoIP
12 10 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (3.64%) Network Security
12 10 (3.64%) SAN
13 9 (3.27%) SSL
14 7 (2.55%) BGP
14 7 (2.55%) Broadband
14 7 (2.55%) IP Telephony
14 7 (2.55%) Unified Communications
15 6 (2.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.55%) MariaDB
2 7 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.82%) Power BI
3 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.36%) MySQL
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (4.73%) JIRA
2 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.45%) Terragrunt
3 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (21.09%) Social Skills
2 40 (14.55%) Finance
3 16 (5.82%) Legal
4 15 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.64%) Retail
6 9 (3.27%) Law
7 8 (2.91%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (2.18%) Marketing
8 6 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.82%) Advertising
9 5 (1.82%) Banking
10 4 (1.45%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.45%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.73%) Front Office
11 2 (0.73%) Games
11 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.91%) OAuth
2 7 (2.55%) LAMP
2 7 (2.55%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (2.55%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (2.55%) REST
3 5 (1.82%) SAML
3 5 (1.82%) SOAP
4 4 (1.45%) .NET
4 4 (1.45%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.09%) Web Services
5 3 (1.09%) XML
6 2 (0.73%) .NET Core
6 2 (0.73%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.73%) JSON
6 2 (0.73%) PyXLL
6 2 (0.73%) RESTful
7 1 (0.36%) LDAP
7 1 (0.36%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.73%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.00%) Clustering
3 11 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 10 (3.64%) User Experience
5 6 (2.18%) Replication
6 5 (1.82%) iPad
7 4 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.45%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.09%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.09%) EPoS
8 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 173 (62.91%) Windows
2 77 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 65 (23.64%) Windows 10
4 32 (11.64%) Linux
5 26 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
7 21 (7.64%) Windows Server 2019
8 18 (6.55%) Windows 7
9 17 (6.18%) Mac OS
10 13 (4.73%) Mac OS X
11 9 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (2.91%) CentOS
13 6 (2.18%) Android
14 4 (1.45%) Unix
15 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.00%) ITIL
2 40 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (10.55%) Information Security
4 26 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (9.09%) DevOps
6 19 (6.91%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (5.82%) Computer Science
8 16 (5.82%) Service Delivery
9 15 (5.45%) Project Delivery
9 15 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (5.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 13 (4.73%) Infrastructure as Code
12 12 (4.36%) Task Automation
13 11 (4.00%) API Integration
13 11 (4.00%) High Availability
14 10 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (3.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 9 (3.27%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 55 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 32 (11.64%) SQL
3 20 (7.27%) Python
4 10 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.18%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.45%) C#
7 3 (1.09%) C
8 2 (0.73%) Java
8 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (8.73%) Degree
2 20 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (6.55%) CCNA
4 14 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.64%) CISSP
5 10 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.55%) MCSA
7 6 (2.18%) MCITP
7 6 (2.18%) MCP
7 6 (2.18%) MCSE
8 5 (1.82%) CCNP
8 5 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (1.82%) SANS
9 4 (1.45%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.45%) MCDST
10 3 (1.09%) CEH
10 3 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.73%) CISM
11 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.00%) SLA
3 6 (2.18%) GDPR
4 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.73%) QA
6 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 135 (49.09%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.55%) iptables
4 7 (2.55%) Terminal Services
4 7 (2.55%) XenApp
5 5 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.45%) Firmware
6 4 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.36%) Docker
8 1 (0.36%) NFS
8 1 (0.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Xen
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (8.36%) SCCM
2 22 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (6.18%) Ansible
4 13 (4.73%) Terraform
5 11 (4.00%) Puppet
6 7 (2.55%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (2.55%) Jamf Pro
7 5 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.45%) QRadar
8 4 (1.45%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (1.09%) CASB
9 3 (1.09%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.09%) vRealize
9 3 (1.09%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.73%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.36%) Nessus
11 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (40.73%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.36%) Cisco
2 45 (16.36%) VMware
3 35 (12.73%) Apple
4 28 (10.18%) Citrix
5 19 (6.91%) HP
6 17 (6.18%) ServiceNow
7 13 (4.73%) Google
7 13 (4.73%) Veeam
8 11 (4.00%) Meraki
9 9 (3.27%) Atlassian
10 8 (2.91%) Bloomberg
10 8 (2.91%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.55%) Dell
11 7 (2.55%) LogicMonitor
11 7 (2.55%) Okta
12 6 (2.18%) Mitel
12 6 (2.18%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.82%) Adobe
14 4 (1.45%) Reuters