Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 232 213
Rank change year-on-year -9 -19 +78
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 123 131 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.97% 1.06% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.10% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99 120 138
North West median annual salary £28,000 £26,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% -2.73% -
10th Percentile £20,700 £19,000 £18,750
90th Percentile £46,493 £40,400 £51,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12,284 11,922 11,670
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.69% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9,820 10,055 9,747
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,160
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the North West

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Engineer in the North West.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the North West

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the North West

IT Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Manchester +10 72 £28,000 -6.67% 25
Cheshire -42 38 £22,500 +2.27% 11
Merseyside +19 7 £31,500 -9.25% 8
Lancashire +6 4 £20,000 - 4
Cumbria -7 1 £25,250 -11.40% 1
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (84.55%) Windows
2 65 (52.85%) Active Directory
3 56 (45.53%) Office 365
4 52 (42.28%) Windows Server
5 51 (41.46%) Microsoft
6 49 (39.84%) VMware
7 37 (30.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (30.08%) Hyper-V
8 36 (29.27%) Cisco
9 35 (28.46%) MS Exchange
9 35 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (26.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (24.39%) DNS
11 30 (24.39%) MCSE
12 29 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (22.76%) Microsoft Office
14 27 (21.95%) DHCP
14 27 (21.95%) SAN
15 26 (21.14%) Firewall
16 25 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (19.51%) ITIL
18 23 (18.70%) Driving Licence
19 22 (17.89%) Windows 7
20 19 (15.45%) Mentoring
21 18 (14.63%) Degree
22 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
23 15 (12.20%) VoIP
24 14 (11.38%) Fat Client
24 14 (11.38%) Windows 8
24 14 (11.38%) Thin Client

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (28.46%) MS Exchange
2 25 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.25%) IIS
6 3 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.63%) WordPress
8 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (22.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 56 (45.53%) Office 365
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.63%) GitHub
3 2 (1.63%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.81%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.81%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.39%) DNS
2 27 (21.95%) DHCP
2 27 (21.95%) SAN
3 26 (21.14%) Firewall
4 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
5 15 (12.20%) VoIP
6 14 (11.38%) WAN
7 13 (10.57%) VPN
8 12 (9.76%) LAN
9 10 (8.13%) VLAN
10 9 (7.32%) Wireless
11 6 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.88%) Network Security
12 5 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (3.25%) IP Telephony
14 3 (2.44%) Broadband
14 3 (2.44%) PBX
14 3 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (1.63%) ADSL
15 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) JIRA
2 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.63%) German Language
4 2 (1.63%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) Web Services
2 2 (1.63%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.63%) COM
2 2 (1.63%) CSS
2 2 (1.63%) HTML
2 2 (1.63%) jQuery
3 1 (0.81%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.70%) Driving Licence
2 14 (11.38%) Fat Client
2 14 (11.38%) Thin Client
3 10 (8.13%) NHS
4 4 (3.25%) Clustering
4 4 (3.25%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.44%) Replication
6 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) iPhone
7 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 104 (84.55%) Windows
2 52 (42.28%) Windows Server
3 37 (30.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (17.89%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.38%) Windows 8
7 12 (9.76%) Windows 10
8 10 (8.13%) Linux
8 10 (8.13%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.07%) Unix
10 4 (3.25%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.81%) AIX
12 1 (0.81%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) ITIL
2 19 (15.45%) Mentoring
3 11 (8.94%) Release Management
3 11 (8.94%) Time Management
4 7 (5.69%) Coaching
5 6 (4.88%) Information Security
6 5 (4.07%) Identity Management
6 5 (4.07%) Server Building
6 5 (4.07%) Service Management
7 4 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.25%) Open Source
8 3 (2.44%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.44%) Change Control
8 3 (2.44%) Change Management
8 3 (2.44%) CRM
8 3 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (2.44%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (2.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.13%) SQL
3 3 (2.44%) VBScript
4 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) Python
5 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (26.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (24.39%) MCSE
3 18 (14.63%) Degree
4 14 (11.38%) MCP
4 14 (11.38%) MCSA
5 11 (8.94%) Master's Degree
6 9 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.32%) MCITP
7 8 (6.50%) CCNA
8 5 (4.07%) CCNP
9 3 (2.44%) MCTS
9 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.63%) MOS
10 2 (1.63%) RHCT
11 1 (0.81%) CISM
11 1 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.07%) GDPR
4 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (52.85%) Active Directory
2 37 (30.08%) Hyper-V
3 29 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.69%) vSphere
5 6 (4.88%) XenApp
6 4 (3.25%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.81%) NFS
8 1 (0.81%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) SCCM
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.44%) SCOM
3 3 (2.44%) WSUS
4 2 (1.63%) Puppet
4 2 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.81%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.81%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.81%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 49 (39.84%) VMware
3 36 (29.27%) Cisco
4 13 (10.57%) Intel
5 12 (9.76%) Citrix
5 12 (9.76%) EqualLogic
6 11 (8.94%) Apple
6 11 (8.94%) Dell
7 6 (4.88%) Veeam
8 5 (4.07%) Google
9 3 (2.44%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.44%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.63%) F5
10 2 (1.63%) Juniper
10 2 (1.63%) NetApp
10 2 (1.63%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.63%) Sage
10 2 (1.63%) Symantec
11 1 (0.81%) Splunk