Period
to 22 January 2022

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 403 380 289
Rank change year-on-year -23 -91 +50
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 379 131 563
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.54% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.58% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 336 110 512
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
25th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% +6.06%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,875 £43,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,900 £58,000
England median annual salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -1.47% +6.25% -1.54%

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 46,514 22,462 48,690
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.10% 93.43% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32,054 19,056 39,899
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £101,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

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 January 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 22 January 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 +38 102 £45,722 -8.56% 31
West London -61 24 £32,250 -10.42% 11
South London -22 13 £31,250 -30.56% 1
East London -27 8 £41,250 -8.33% 10
North London -16 3 £28,000 +1.82% 1
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 253 (66.75%) Windows
2 211 (55.67%) Active Directory
3 195 (51.45%) Microsoft 365
4 154 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 127 (33.51%) Azure
6 110 (29.02%) Windows 10
7 108 (28.50%) Windows Server
8 97 (25.59%) Social Skills
9 95 (25.07%) DNS
10 85 (22.43%) Firewall
11 83 (21.90%) VMware
12 71 (18.73%) ITIL
13 69 (18.21%) Windows Server 2016
14 68 (17.94%) AWS
14 68 (17.94%) PowerShell
15 66 (17.41%) DHCP
16 64 (16.89%) VPN
17 63 (16.62%) Cisco
18 60 (15.83%) TCP/IP
18 60 (15.83%) Microsoft Office
19 56 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
20 54 (14.25%) LAN
21 53 (13.98%) Finance
22 52 (13.72%) WAN
22 52 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
23 51 (13.46%) Apple
24 48 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 45 (11.87%) SQL
26 44 (11.61%) Degree
27 43 (11.35%) Problem-Solving

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 35 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 31 (8.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.90%) IIS
4 10 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.37%) Apache
5 9 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.37%) JBoss
5 9 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.85%) nginx
8 3 (0.79%) Confluence
9 2 (0.53%) CMS
9 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (15.83%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) 1Password
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.32%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.79%) Summit
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 195 (51.45%) Microsoft 365
2 127 (33.51%) Azure
3 68 (17.94%) AWS
4 38 (10.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 35 (9.23%) SaaS
6 32 (8.44%) Google Workspace
7 16 (4.22%) IaaS
8 14 (3.69%) OneDrive
9 12 (3.17%) PaaS
10 11 (2.90%) Power Platform
11 9 (2.37%) Mimecast
12 7 (1.85%) PowerApps
13 4 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (1.06%) GCP
14 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.26%) Azure Stack
16 1 (0.26%) Slack
16 1 (0.26%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 95 (25.07%) DNS
2 85 (22.43%) Firewall
3 66 (17.41%) DHCP
4 64 (16.89%) VPN
5 60 (15.83%) TCP/IP
6 54 (14.25%) LAN
7 52 (13.72%) WAN
8 27 (7.12%) Wireless
9 26 (6.86%) Network Security
10 25 (6.60%) VoIP
11 23 (6.07%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (4.75%) BGP
13 16 (4.22%) SAN
14 15 (3.96%) SSL
15 13 (3.43%) VLAN
16 12 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
17 8 (2.11%) Unified Communications
18 7 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
18 7 (1.85%) IP Telephony
18 7 (1.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.06%) Power BI
5 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.26%) MySQL
7 1 (0.26%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (2.37%) JIRA
2 4 (1.06%) Terragrunt
3 3 (0.79%) MSI
4 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.26%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.26%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.26%) Selenium
5 1 (0.26%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) TestRail
5 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (25.59%) Social Skills
2 53 (13.98%) Finance
3 24 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.96%) Public Sector
5 12 (3.17%) Legal
5 12 (3.17%) Organisational Skills
6 11 (2.90%) Banking
7 9 (2.37%) Retail
8 7 (1.85%) Law
9 6 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.58%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.32%) Advertising
11 4 (1.06%) Back Office
11 4 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (1.06%) French Language
12 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.79%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.53%) Electronics
13 2 (0.53%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.43%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (2.11%) .NET
3 6 (1.58%) Kafka
4 4 (1.06%) XML
5 3 (0.79%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.53%) .NET Core
6 2 (0.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.53%) CSS
6 2 (0.53%) HTML
6 2 (0.53%) jQuery
6 2 (0.53%) LAMP
6 2 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.53%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.53%) React
6 2 (0.53%) ServiceStack
6 2 (0.53%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.26%) Keras
7 1 (0.26%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.28%) Data Centre
1 20 (5.28%) Smartphone
2 17 (4.49%) User Experience
3 10 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.37%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.11%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.11%) e-Learning
5 8 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.32%) CCTV
7 5 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.32%) iPad
7 5 (1.32%) Replication
7 5 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.06%) Clustering
9 3 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.79%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.79%) PKI
9 3 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 253 (66.75%) Windows
2 110 (29.02%) Windows 10
3 108 (28.50%) Windows Server
4 69 (18.21%) Windows Server 2016
5 52 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (11.08%) Linux
7 39 (10.29%) Windows Server 2019
8 36 (9.50%) Mac OS
9 31 (8.18%) Mac OS X
10 26 (6.86%) Windows 7
11 19 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (4.75%) Unix
13 13 (3.43%) Android
13 13 (3.43%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.32%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.79%) Debian
16 3 (0.79%) VMS
17 2 (0.53%) AIX
17 2 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.73%) ITIL
2 48 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (8.71%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (7.12%) Computer Science
6 23 (6.07%) Information Security
7 20 (5.28%) Data Loss Prevention
7 20 (5.28%) Service Delivery
8 19 (5.01%) Incident Management
8 19 (5.01%) Migration
8 19 (5.01%) Service Management
9 18 (4.75%) DevOps
10 16 (4.22%) API Integration
11 15 (3.96%) IT Governance
11 15 (3.96%) ITIL V3
11 15 (3.96%) Mentoring
12 14 (3.69%) Collaborative Working
12 14 (3.69%) Project Management
13 13 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (3.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.94%) PowerShell
2 45 (11.87%) SQL
3 24 (6.33%) Bash
4 13 (3.43%) Python
4 13 (3.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.06%) C#
6 3 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.53%) Java
8 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (11.61%) Degree
2 28 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (5.54%) MCITP
5 19 (5.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (4.75%) CISSP
7 15 (3.96%) CCNA
8 14 (3.69%) MCSA
9 13 (3.43%) MCP
10 9 (2.37%) MCSE
11 8 (2.11%) MCDST
12 7 (1.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (1.85%) CCSP
12 7 (1.85%) CEH
12 7 (1.85%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.58%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (1.32%) MCTS
15 4 (1.06%) A+ Certification
15 4 (1.06%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.92%) SLA
2 12 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.85%) QA
4 6 (1.58%) GDPR
5 4 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.06%) NIST
6 2 (0.53%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.26%) COBIT
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) NCSC
7 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 211 (55.67%) Active Directory
2 56 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.11%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.58%) vSphere
6 5 (1.32%) Firmware
6 5 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.79%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.53%) iptables
8 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.53%) XenApp
9 1 (0.26%) Docker
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (8.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 32 (8.44%) SCCM
3 20 (5.28%) Terraform
4 14 (3.69%) Jamf Pro
5 8 (2.11%) CASB
5 8 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (2.11%) ServiceCenter
6 7 (1.85%) Ansible
6 7 (1.85%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.58%) Puppet
8 4 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.79%) Automic
9 3 (0.79%) Grafana
9 3 (0.79%) Nagios
9 3 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.79%) WMI
10 2 (0.53%) cPanel
10 2 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.53%) Nessus
10 2 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 154 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 83 (21.90%) VMware
3 63 (16.62%) Cisco
4 51 (13.46%) Apple
5 34 (8.97%) ServiceNow
6 27 (7.12%) Citrix
7 24 (6.33%) HP
8 21 (5.54%) Okta
9 17 (4.49%) Meraki
9 17 (4.49%) Veeam
10 16 (4.22%) Google
10 16 (4.22%) LogicMonitor
11 13 (3.43%) Dell
11 13 (3.43%) IBM
12 12 (3.17%) Bloomberg
13 11 (2.90%) Red Hat
14 10 (2.64%) Oracle
15 9 (2.37%) Adobe
15 9 (2.37%) Remedy
15 9 (2.37%) SolarWinds