Period
to 17 June 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 17 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 > North East
6 months to
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 78 96
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 38 11 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.21% 1.12% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 1.14% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 14
10th Percentile £26,100 £25,925 £21,575
25th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £24,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £31,500 £30,250 £28,750
Median % change year-on-year +4.13% +5.22% +68.13%
75th Percentile £37,375 £36,000 £35,438
90th Percentile £51,250 £42,625 £45,250
England median annual salary £36,000 £33,831 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.41% +4.09% +4.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,111 961 1,220
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.99% 98.06% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 845 723 927
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,025 £23,670
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £56,500 £50,000 £52,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 North East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the North East

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the North East

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the North East

IT Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Tyne and Wear +12 28 £30,500 -1.61% 1
Durham +15 6 £29,500 +28.26% 3
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 North East region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 15 (39.47%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (28.95%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (28.95%) Windows
4 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
5 10 (26.32%) A+ Certification
5 10 (26.32%) Server+ Certification
5 10 (26.32%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (26.32%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (23.68%) Web Development
6 9 (23.68%) CIW
6 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (23.68%) CCNA
6 9 (23.68%) Oracle
7 7 (18.42%) LAN
7 7 (18.42%) WAN
8 6 (15.79%) Firewall
8 6 (15.79%) Social Skills
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
9 4 (10.53%) AWS
9 4 (10.53%) VMware
9 4 (10.53%) Information Security
9 4 (10.53%) SQL
9 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.89%) Java
10 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
10 3 (7.89%) Degree

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (10.53%) AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) LAN
1 7 (18.42%) WAN
2 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
General
1 6 (15.79%) Social Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) IVR
2 1 (2.63%) CCTV
2 1 (2.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (23.68%) Web Development
3 4 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (2.63%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (2.63%) E-Discovery
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.26%) Groovy
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 10 (26.32%) A+ Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CompTIA Security+
2 10 (26.32%) Linux+ Certification
2 10 (26.32%) Server+ Certification
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
3 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (23.68%) CIW
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) CISSP
5 2 (5.26%) GIAC
5 2 (5.26%) SANS
6 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.63%) NFS
4 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) EnCase
1 1 (2.63%) FTK
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Sophos
4 1 (2.63%) Veeam