Period
to 27 October 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 27 October 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 > Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 106 177
Rank change year-on-year -58 +71 +65
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 198 103 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.85% 2.52% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.65% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 184 99 146
10th Percentile £23,650 £22,000 £20,750
25th Percentile £28,000 £27,625 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £37,500 £29,000
Median % change year-on-year - +29.31% +5.45%
75th Percentile £42,500 £45,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £43,750
England median annual salary £33,500 £36,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year -7.59% +15.08% -1.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 10,007 3,881 10,771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.41% 94.84% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7,398 3,172 8,979
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the Midlands

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the Midlands

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the Midlands

IT Engineer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 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
West Midlands -54 121 £36,500 -2.67% 45
East Midlands -19 75 £37,500 -6.25% 48
IT Engineer
England

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 Midlands region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 140 (70.71%) Windows
2 138 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 123 (62.12%) VMware
4 122 (61.62%) Microsoft
5 105 (53.03%) Windows Server
6 94 (47.47%) Microsoft 365
7 77 (38.89%) Azure
8 70 (35.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 61 (30.81%) Social Skills
10 51 (25.76%) Cisco
11 46 (23.23%) Hyper-V
12 36 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 34 (17.17%) Windows 10
13 34 (17.17%) Firewall
14 33 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
15 32 (16.16%) DNS
16 30 (15.15%) Citrix
16 30 (15.15%) Manufacturing
17 29 (14.65%) SQL
18 28 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
18 28 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (14.14%) SQL Server
18 28 (14.14%) SLA
18 28 (14.14%) VMware ESXi
19 27 (13.64%) MS Exchange
20 26 (13.13%) LAN
20 26 (13.13%) Linux
20 26 (13.13%) Clustering
21 25 (12.63%) IIS
21 25 (12.63%) DHCP

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 27 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.63%) IIS
3 12 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.04%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.53%) Siemens NX
2 5 (2.53%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.52%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 94 (47.47%) Microsoft 365
2 77 (38.89%) Azure
3 14 (7.07%) AWS
4 13 (6.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.02%) Azure Stack
5 4 (2.02%) Cohesity
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) GCP
6 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.17%) Firewall
2 32 (16.16%) DNS
3 26 (13.13%) LAN
4 25 (12.63%) DHCP
5 23 (11.62%) WAN
6 20 (10.10%) Wireless
7 17 (8.59%) SAN
8 15 (7.58%) TCP/IP
9 12 (6.06%) VLAN
10 11 (5.56%) VPN
11 10 (5.05%) NAS
12 9 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (4.04%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (4.04%) Skype
14 5 (2.53%) Network Security
14 5 (2.53%) VoIP
15 3 (1.52%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.52%) SD-WAN
16 2 (1.01%) SSL
16 2 (1.01%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.53%) JIRA
1 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.02%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 61 (30.81%) Social Skills
2 30 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.57%) Retail
4 11 (5.56%) Law
4 11 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.05%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.53%) Automotive
6 5 (2.53%) Back Office
6 5 (2.53%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (1.52%) Finance
8 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.51%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.12%) Web Services
2 4 (2.02%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.13%) Clustering
2 25 (12.63%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (10.61%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.05%) Driving Licence
5 8 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.04%) User Experience
6 7 (3.54%) CCTV
6 7 (3.54%) FMCG
7 5 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.02%) Replication
8 4 (2.02%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) AS400
10 1 (0.51%) CMDB
10 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.51%) EPoS
10 1 (0.51%) iPad
10 1 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 140 (70.71%) Windows
2 105 (53.03%) Windows Server
3 34 (17.17%) Windows 10
4 28 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (13.13%) Linux
6 22 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.53%) Android
9 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.02%) Unix
11 3 (1.52%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.01%) CentOS
12 2 (1.01%) Debian
13 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (12.12%) ITIL
4 16 (8.08%) Project Management
5 15 (7.58%) Project Delivery
6 14 (7.07%) Information Security
7 9 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.55%) Validation
8 8 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.54%) Break/Fix
9 7 (3.54%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.03%) Change Management
10 6 (3.03%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.03%) Information Security Management
10 6 (3.03%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (3.03%) ISMS
10 6 (3.03%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.03%) Security Management
10 6 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (3.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.65%) SQL
2 8 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.01%) Python
5 1 (0.51%) C
5 1 (0.51%) C#
5 1 (0.51%) Groovy
5 1 (0.51%) Java
5 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.05%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (5.05%) MCITP
2 10 (5.05%) MCSE
3 8 (4.04%) MCSA
4 6 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.03%) Degree
5 5 (2.53%) CCNA
5 5 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.01%) CCA
7 2 (1.01%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.51%) CCDP
8 1 (0.51%) CCNP
8 1 (0.51%) HNC
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.14%) SLA
2 14 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.02%) QA
4 3 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.51%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 138 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 70 (35.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (23.23%) Hyper-V
4 28 (14.14%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (7.58%) XenApp
5 15 (7.58%) XenDesktop
6 12 (6.06%) vSphere
7 7 (3.54%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (11.62%) Microsoft Clustering
1 23 (11.62%) SCCM
2 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (4.55%) WSUS
4 8 (4.04%) SCOM
5 5 (2.53%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.53%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.02%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.51%) Ansible
9 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 123 (62.12%) VMware
2 122 (61.62%) Microsoft
3 51 (25.76%) Cisco
4 30 (15.15%) Citrix
5 11 (5.56%) Dell
5 11 (5.56%) SAP
6 10 (5.05%) NetApp
6 10 (5.05%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.55%) Veeam
8 8 (4.04%) ServiceNow
9 6 (3.03%) Palo Alto
9 6 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.03%) SonicWALL
10 5 (2.53%) Apple
10 5 (2.53%) ConnectWise
10 5 (2.53%) Siemens
11 4 (2.02%) CommVault
11 4 (2.02%) Isilon
11 4 (2.02%) Juniper
11 4 (2.02%) Zscaler