Period
to 20 June 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 150 195
Rank change year-on-year +52 +45 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 273 97 164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.99% 1.55% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 1.62% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 158 94 148
10th Percentile £23,500 £19,825 £22,925
25th Percentile £29,750 £25,875 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £31,500 £31,250
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.80% +4.17%
75th Percentile £43,625 £38,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £51,450 £47,500 £48,000
England median annual salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.62% +4.84%

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 8,480 5,988 11,365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.85% 95.62% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6,323 5,042 8,867
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +61 191 £35,000 +7.69% 29
East Midlands +6 82 £35,000 +27.27% 14
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 195 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 123 (45.05%) Windows
3 111 (40.66%) Active Directory
4 103 (37.73%) VMware
5 87 (31.87%) Windows Server
6 73 (26.74%) Cisco
7 68 (24.91%) Network+ Certification
8 67 (24.54%) Cybersecurity
9 64 (23.44%) Azure
9 64 (23.44%) CCNA
9 64 (23.44%) Cisco Certification
10 56 (20.51%) CIW
10 56 (20.51%) Web Development
10 56 (20.51%) Oracle
11 54 (19.78%) Microsoft 365
12 49 (17.95%) Firewall
12 49 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (14.65%) A+ Certification
14 39 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
14 39 (14.29%) Social Skills
15 36 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 35 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
16 35 (12.82%) DNS
17 33 (12.09%) WAN
17 33 (12.09%) Clustering
17 33 (12.09%) Microsoft Clustering
18 32 (11.72%) Windows 10
18 32 (11.72%) Multimedia
18 32 (11.72%) Hyper-V
18 32 (11.72%) SQL Server

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 29 (10.62%) IIS
2 13 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.20%) Siemens NX
2 6 (2.20%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.73%) Workfront
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 64 (23.44%) Azure
2 54 (19.78%) Microsoft 365
3 31 (11.36%) AWS
4 16 (5.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.10%) PaaS
5 3 (1.10%) SaaS
6 2 (0.73%) Azure Storage
6 2 (0.73%) Google Workspace
6 2 (0.73%) IaaS
6 2 (0.73%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.37%) GCP
7 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.95%) Firewall
2 35 (12.82%) DNS
3 33 (12.09%) WAN
4 27 (9.89%) DHCP
4 27 (9.89%) LAN
5 21 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 17 (6.23%) VLAN
7 14 (5.13%) Wireless
8 13 (4.76%) Internet
8 13 (4.76%) Network Security
8 13 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (4.03%) VPN
10 10 (3.66%) SAN
11 7 (2.56%) VoIP
11 7 (2.56%) WLAN
12 6 (2.20%) Skype
12 6 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.47%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.10%) MPLS
14 3 (1.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.56%) JIRA
2 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.73%) Subversion
3 2 (0.73%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 39 (14.29%) Social Skills
2 32 (11.72%) Multimedia
3 18 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.86%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.66%) Law
7 9 (3.30%) Retail
8 7 (2.56%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (1.83%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.47%) Finance
11 3 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.73%) Legal
12 2 (0.73%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.72%) Web Services
2 2 (0.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) COM
3 1 (0.37%) HTML
3 1 (0.37%) LDAP
3 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.09%) Clustering
2 21 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.93%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.56%) AS400
7 6 (2.20%) CCTV
7 6 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.47%) Replication
9 3 (1.10%) User Experience
10 1 (0.37%) CMDB
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.37%) EPoS
10 1 (0.37%) FMCG
10 1 (0.37%) Industry 4.0
10 1 (0.37%) PKI
10 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (45.05%) Windows
2 87 (31.87%) Windows Server
3 32 (11.72%) Windows 10
4 28 (10.26%) Linux
5 15 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (3.30%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.37%) CentOS
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.37%) Unix
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.54%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (20.51%) Web Development
3 36 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 31 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (10.99%) ITIL
6 19 (6.96%) Incident Management
7 14 (5.13%) Information Security
7 14 (5.13%) Project Delivery
8 13 (4.76%) Computer Science
9 10 (3.66%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (3.30%) Change Control
10 9 (3.30%) Preventative Maintenance
10 9 (3.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (2.56%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.56%) Proactive Management
11 7 (2.56%) Service Management
11 7 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.33%) PowerShell
2 18 (6.59%) SQL
3 7 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.47%) Python
5 3 (1.10%) C#
5 3 (1.10%) Groovy
6 2 (0.73%) Ruby
7 1 (0.37%) Java
7 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (24.91%) Network+ Certification
2 64 (23.44%) CCNA
2 64 (23.44%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (20.51%) CIW
4 40 (14.65%) A+ Certification
5 14 (5.13%) Degree
6 12 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.66%) MCSE
7 10 (3.66%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.93%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (2.93%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (2.93%) MCSA
8 8 (2.93%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.93%) Server+ Certification
9 4 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.10%) CCENT
10 3 (1.10%) CCNP
10 3 (1.10%) CISSP
10 3 (1.10%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.49%) SLA
2 12 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.73%) GDPR
4 2 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 111 (40.66%) Active Directory
2 49 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (11.72%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.20%) vSphere
6 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.10%) Firmware
7 3 (1.10%) XenApp
8 2 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (12.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 15 (5.49%) SCCM
3 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.47%) Ansible
5 3 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.10%) SCOM
5 3 (1.10%) Terraform
6 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.73%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.73%) Puppet
6 2 (0.73%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.73%) WSUS
7 1 (0.37%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 195 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 103 (37.73%) VMware
3 73 (26.74%) Cisco
4 56 (20.51%) Oracle
5 31 (11.36%) Citrix
6 13 (4.76%) SAP
7 11 (4.03%) NetApp
8 9 (3.30%) Fortinet
8 9 (3.30%) Juniper
8 9 (3.30%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.56%) Dell
10 6 (2.20%) HP
10 6 (2.20%) Siemens
11 5 (1.83%) Avaya
11 5 (1.83%) Meraki
11 5 (1.83%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.83%) Veeam
12 4 (1.47%) ConnectWise
13 3 (1.10%) LogicMonitor