IT Engineer Jobs in the North of England

IT Engineer
England > North of England

The median IT Engineer salary in the North of England is £32,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 23 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 118 211 257
Rank change year-on-year +93 +46 -61
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 340 190 232
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.02% 1.42% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.60% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 273 140 216
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,750 £23,000
25th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £25,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £34,500 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.80% +7.81% -1.54%
75th Percentile £42,250 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £60,875 £50,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North of England

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the North of England. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 16,041 11,879 18,653
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 88.91% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11,467 7,540 11,513
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £28,189
25th Percentile £36,750 £39,000 £38,037
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £69,136 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £81,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the North of England

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the North of England

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in the North of England over the 6 months to 23 July 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the North of England

IT Engineer
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 July 2024. 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
North West +66 167 £31,500 -17.11% 39
Yorkshire +83 132 £30,000 -12.41% 29
North East +7 40 £32,500 -1.52% 12
IT Engineer
England

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2024, IT Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 157 (46.18%) Microsoft
2 137 (40.29%) Windows
3 136 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 98 (28.82%) Microsoft 365
5 92 (27.06%) Problem-Solving
6 90 (26.47%) Azure
7 87 (25.59%) Social Skills
8 82 (24.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 66 (19.41%) ITIL
10 62 (18.24%) Windows Server
11 59 (17.35%) Hyper-V
12 55 (16.18%) VMware
13 54 (15.88%) Firewall
14 43 (12.65%) Cisco
15 42 (12.35%) Windows 10
16 36 (10.59%) Driving Licence
17 35 (10.29%) SAN
18 34 (10.00%) SQL
18 34 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
19 33 (9.71%) SQL Server
19 33 (9.71%) DNS
20 32 (9.41%) Customer Service
21 30 (8.82%) LAN
21 30 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
21 30 (8.82%) Linux
22 28 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 26 (7.65%) Incident Management
23 26 (7.65%) WAN
24 25 (7.35%) Wi-Fi
24 25 (7.35%) Organisational Skills

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.29%) Microsoft Exchange
2 16 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.29%) Site Server
Applications
1 30 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 98 (28.82%) Microsoft 365
2 90 (26.47%) Azure
3 19 (5.59%) Entra ID
4 12 (3.53%) AWS
5 9 (2.65%) Google Workspace
6 7 (2.06%) OneDrive
6 7 (2.06%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.06%) PowerApps
7 4 (1.18%) Power Automate
8 3 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.88%) Dropbox
8 3 (0.88%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.29%) GCP
10 1 (0.29%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 54 (15.88%) Firewall
2 35 (10.29%) SAN
3 33 (9.71%) DNS
4 30 (8.82%) LAN
5 26 (7.65%) WAN
6 25 (7.35%) Wi-Fi
7 23 (6.76%) VoIP
8 21 (6.18%) DHCP
8 21 (6.18%) VPN
9 17 (5.00%) Wireless
10 13 (3.82%) Network Security
11 10 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (2.94%) VLAN
12 8 (2.35%) Internet
13 7 (2.06%) TCP/IP
14 6 (1.76%) NAS
15 5 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (1.47%) WLAN
16 4 (1.18%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (2.94%) MySQL
4 4 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (25.59%) Social Skills
2 25 (7.35%) Organisational Skills
3 22 (6.47%) Finance
4 21 (6.18%) Retail
5 19 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (5.29%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.24%) Marketing
8 10 (2.94%) Games
9 7 (2.06%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.88%) Advertising
11 3 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.88%) Law
11 3 (0.88%) Legal
12 2 (0.59%) Automotive
12 2 (0.59%) Electronics
12 2 (0.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (0.59%) Military
12 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.59%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.59%) Driving Licence
2 19 (5.59%) Enterprise Storage
3 14 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.53%) Fat Client
4 12 (3.53%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.06%) EPoS
6 6 (1.76%) Cyber Threat
6 6 (1.76%) Onboarding
7 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.47%) Replication
8 4 (1.18%) Cyberattack
8 4 (1.18%) Security Posture
9 3 (0.88%) iPad
9 3 (0.88%) Wiki
10 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) IoT
10 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) Team-Oriented Environment
10 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 137 (40.29%) Windows
2 62 (18.24%) Windows Server
3 42 (12.35%) Windows 10
4 30 (8.82%) Linux
5 12 (3.53%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (3.24%) Android
6 11 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.24%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (2.65%) Mac OS
7 9 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.18%) Debian
9 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.88%) CentOS
10 3 (0.88%) Unix
10 3 (0.88%) VMS
11 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.06%) Problem-Solving
2 82 (24.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 66 (19.41%) ITIL
4 32 (9.41%) Customer Service
5 26 (7.65%) Incident Management
6 23 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (5.59%) Project Management
9 15 (4.41%) Migration
10 14 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (4.12%) Service Management
10 14 (4.12%) Storage Management
11 13 (3.82%) Agile
11 13 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (3.82%) Infrastructure Management
12 12 (3.53%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 11 (3.24%) Asset Management
13 11 (3.24%) Change Management
13 11 (3.24%) Project Planning
13 11 (3.24%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.00%) SQL
2 22 (6.47%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.65%) Python
3 9 (2.65%) Swift
4 4 (1.18%) PHP
5 2 (0.59%) Bash
6 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.59%) DBS Check
3 14 (4.12%) CISSP
4 13 (3.82%) Azure Certification
5 12 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.53%) Degree
6 10 (2.94%) CCIE
6 10 (2.94%) CCNP
7 6 (1.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.18%) CISA
8 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.88%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.59%) CCNA
11 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.29%) SLA
2 11 (3.24%) GDPR
3 8 (2.35%) QA
4 7 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.18%) SOC 2
6 2 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) NIST
System Software
1 136 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 59 (17.35%) Hyper-V
3 28 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.47%) vSphere
6 2 (0.59%) Docker
6 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.29%) Firmware
7 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (6.18%) SCCM
3 6 (1.76%) Ansible
3 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (1.76%) SCOM
3 6 (1.76%) WSUS
4 4 (1.18%) Nessus
5 3 (0.88%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.59%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.59%) Proxmox
7 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 157 (46.18%) Microsoft
2 55 (16.18%) VMware
3 43 (12.65%) Cisco
4 14 (4.12%) Veeam
5 13 (3.82%) Sophos
6 12 (3.53%) Google
6 12 (3.53%) Meraki
7 10 (2.94%) Apple
7 10 (2.94%) Citrix
7 10 (2.94%) Dell
7 10 (2.94%) Palo Alto
8 9 (2.65%) ESET
8 9 (2.65%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.06%) Oracle
10 6 (1.76%) NetApp
11 5 (1.47%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.47%) HP
12 4 (1.18%) IBM
13 3 (0.88%) Draytek
13 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds