Period
to 22 October 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 341 334 326
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 134 470 679
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.86% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.91% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 135 431 615
Median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% - -9.72%
10th Percentile £27,350 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +19.05% - +1.61%

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 18,463 51,841 64,826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 94.96% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15,458 42,235 52,986
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,123
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

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 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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 +70 32 £50,000 +56.25% 4
South London +56 20 £47,500 +21.79%
West London +56 13 £29,500 -2.48% 2
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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.

1 108 (80.60%) Windows
2 83 (61.94%) Active Directory
3 70 (52.24%) Office 365
4 64 (47.76%) Windows Server
5 63 (47.01%) Azure
6 59 (44.03%) Microsoft
7 44 (32.84%) PowerShell
8 43 (32.09%) VMware
9 36 (26.87%) Finance
10 34 (25.37%) Windows 10
11 31 (23.13%) AWS
11 31 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (21.64%) Cisco
13 28 (20.90%) SCCM
14 27 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (18.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 25 (18.66%) PaaS
16 24 (17.91%) Fintech
17 23 (17.16%) Ansible
17 23 (17.16%) TCP/IP
17 23 (17.16%) IaaS
18 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2016
19 21 (15.67%) Hyper-V
20 19 (14.18%) MS Exchange
20 19 (14.18%) SQL
21 18 (13.43%) Windows 7
21 18 (13.43%) Task Automation
21 18 (13.43%) Azure Active Directory
22 17 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
22 17 (12.69%) Puppet

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 19 (14.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.21%) Confluence
3 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.48%) IIS
5 4 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 70 (52.24%) Office 365
2 63 (47.01%) Azure
3 31 (23.13%) AWS
4 25 (18.66%) PaaS
5 23 (17.16%) IaaS
6 18 (13.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (10.45%) SaaS
8 11 (8.21%) Slack
9 9 (6.72%) G Suite
10 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.49%) GCP
11 2 (1.49%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.75%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.16%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.94%) Firewall
3 14 (10.45%) SAN
4 13 (9.70%) DNS
4 13 (9.70%) VPN
5 11 (8.21%) DHCP
6 10 (7.46%) LAN
7 9 (6.72%) Internet
7 9 (6.72%) WAN
8 7 (5.22%) Network Security
8 7 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (5.22%) Wireless
9 6 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (3.73%) VoIP
11 3 (2.24%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.75%) BGP
13 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.48%) MySQL
3 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.75%) GIS
4 1 (0.75%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) JIRA
2 6 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (4.48%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (26.87%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Law
3 3 (2.24%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.49%) Advertising
4 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Front Office
5 1 (0.75%) German Language
5 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.75%) Police
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.97%) Web Services
2 4 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.21%) User Experience
3 6 (4.48%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.99%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.99%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.99%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.49%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Bitcoin
7 1 (0.75%) BYOD
7 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) iSeries
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 108 (80.60%) Windows
2 64 (47.76%) Windows Server
3 34 (25.37%) Windows 10
4 31 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2016
6 18 (13.43%) Windows 7
7 17 (12.69%) Linux
8 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (8.96%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (3.73%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.73%) Unix
11 3 (2.24%) Android
12 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.49%) Debian
12 2 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (17.91%) Fintech
3 18 (13.43%) Task Automation
4 14 (10.45%) Configuration Management
4 14 (10.45%) DevOps
4 14 (10.45%) ITIL
4 14 (10.45%) Technical Leadership
5 10 (7.46%) Information Security
5 10 (7.46%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (7.46%) Patch Management
6 8 (5.97%) Data Security
7 7 (5.22%) Asset Management
8 6 (4.48%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
8 6 (4.48%) ITSM
8 6 (4.48%) Low Latency
9 5 (3.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (3.73%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.73%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (3.73%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.84%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.18%) SQL
3 7 (5.22%) Python
4 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Degree
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.22%) MCSA
4 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.73%) MCP
6 4 (2.99%) CCNA
6 4 (2.99%) CISSP
6 4 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.99%) MCITP
6 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.24%) MCDST
7 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.75%) CCNP
9 1 (0.75%) CISM
9 1 (0.75%) HND
9 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) SLA
2 4 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 83 (61.94%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.99%) vSphere
5 3 (2.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (2.24%) XenApp
5 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.75%) Docker
6 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (20.90%) SCCM
2 23 (17.16%) Ansible
3 17 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (12.69%) Puppet
4 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (5.97%) SCVMM
5 8 (5.97%) WSUS
6 6 (4.48%) Opsgenie
6 6 (4.48%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.24%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.24%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (1.49%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.75%) CASB
10 1 (0.75%) Clonezilla
10 1 (0.75%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.75%) SCOM
10 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (44.03%) Microsoft
2 43 (32.09%) VMware
3 29 (21.64%) Cisco
4 11 (8.21%) HP
5 7 (5.22%) Citrix
5 7 (5.22%) Sophos
6 6 (4.48%) Apple
7 5 (3.73%) Bloomberg
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle
7 5 (3.73%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.99%) Adobe
8 4 (2.99%) Google
8 4 (2.99%) Polycom
8 4 (2.99%) Reuters
8 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.99%) Symantec
9 3 (2.24%) Dell
9 3 (2.24%) JDA
9 3 (2.24%) Remedy
10 2 (1.49%) RedPrairie