IT Engineer Jobs in the North West

IT Engineer
England > North West

The median IT Engineer salary in the North West is £30,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
16 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 137 171 231
Rank change year-on-year +34 +60 -76
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 163 138 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.71% 1.68% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.88% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 138 75 106
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
25th Percentile £24,250 £25,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -13.33%
75th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £50,250 £56,000 £44,725
England median annual salary £33,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% -2.86%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West

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.

Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 9,062 7,333 9,060
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 89.48% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,002 4,183 5,502
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £39,885 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £54,882 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.90% +4.54% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +9.09%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

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 16 April 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
Manchester +56 77 £30,000 -25.00% 13
Lancashire +9 34 £23,076 -5.81% 15
Cheshire -8 34 £35,000 +2.94% 10
Merseyside -3 13 £27,000 -28.00% 6
Cumbria -15 4 £40,000 +14.29% 6
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 West region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (50.31%) Active Directory
2 75 (46.01%) Microsoft
3 72 (44.17%) Windows
4 65 (39.88%) Microsoft 365
5 59 (36.20%) Social Skills
6 51 (31.29%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (27.61%) ITIL
8 40 (24.54%) Azure
9 33 (20.25%) VMware
10 32 (19.63%) Firewall
11 29 (17.79%) Windows Server
12 27 (16.56%) Windows 10
13 26 (15.95%) Finance
13 26 (15.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 25 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (14.11%) Project Management
15 23 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (13.50%) Microsoft Office
17 21 (12.88%) SQL
17 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Intune
17 21 (12.88%) Customer Service
18 19 (11.66%) PowerShell
18 19 (11.66%) Hyper-V
18 19 (11.66%) Entra ID
18 19 (11.66%) DNS
19 17 (10.43%) Migration
20 15 (9.20%) SQL Server
21 14 (8.59%) MySQL
21 14 (8.59%) Cisco
21 14 (8.59%) Service Management

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West 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 12 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Exchange
3 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.61%) Site Server
4 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (13.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 65 (39.88%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (24.54%) Azure
3 19 (11.66%) Entra ID
4 11 (6.75%) AWS
5 8 (4.91%) OneDrive
6 7 (4.29%) Power Automate
6 7 (4.29%) Power Platform
6 7 (4.29%) PowerApps
7 3 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.84%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 3 (1.84%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.84%) Dropbox
7 3 (1.84%) Google Drive
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.61%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.63%) Firewall
2 19 (11.66%) DNS
3 13 (7.98%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (7.36%) DHCP
5 11 (6.75%) VoIP
6 8 (4.91%) LAN
7 7 (4.29%) VPN
8 6 (3.68%) SAN
8 6 (3.68%) Wireless
8 6 (3.68%) WLAN
9 5 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (3.07%) VLAN
10 4 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.45%) NAS
10 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.45%) WAN
11 3 (1.84%) Internet
11 3 (1.84%) Network Security
12 2 (1.23%) Cisco ISE
13 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.59%) MySQL
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (36.20%) Social Skills
2 26 (15.95%) Finance
3 25 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.59%) Organisational Skills
4 14 (8.59%) Retail
5 9 (5.52%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.29%) Public Sector
7 5 (3.07%) Marketing
7 5 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.84%) Electronics
10 2 (1.23%) Military
11 1 (0.61%) Advertising
11 1 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.13%) EPoS
2 8 (4.91%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.91%) Onboarding
3 4 (2.45%) CCTV
3 4 (2.45%) Cyber Threat
3 4 (2.45%) Cyberattack
3 4 (2.45%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.45%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.45%) Security Posture
3 4 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.45%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.84%) iPad
5 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (44.17%) Windows
2 29 (17.79%) Windows Server
3 27 (16.56%) Windows 10
4 11 (6.75%) Android
4 11 (6.75%) Apple iOS
5 9 (5.52%) Linux
6 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.07%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.45%) Debian
8 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.23%) VMS
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.29%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (27.61%) ITIL
3 26 (15.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (14.11%) Project Management
5 21 (12.88%) Customer Service
6 17 (10.43%) Migration
7 14 (8.59%) Service Management
7 14 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.98%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (6.75%) CRM
10 10 (6.13%) Mathematics
11 9 (5.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 9 (5.52%) Logistics
12 8 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (4.29%) Data Privacy
13 7 (4.29%) SIEM
13 7 (4.29%) Software Testing
14 6 (3.68%) Incident Response
14 6 (3.68%) Security Operations
14 6 (3.68%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.88%) SQL
2 19 (11.66%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.52%) Swift
4 6 (3.68%) PHP
5 3 (1.84%) Bash
5 3 (1.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (7.98%) Degree
2 12 (7.36%) DBS Check
3 4 (2.45%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.45%) CISA
3 4 (2.45%) CISSP
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) CCNA
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCP
6 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.45%) GDPR
2 4 (2.45%) SOC 2
3 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.84%) NIST
3 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) NCSC
4 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (50.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.66%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.13%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.84%) vSphere
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.45%) Nessus
3 3 (1.84%) SCCM
4 2 (1.23%) Grafana
4 2 (1.23%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (46.01%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.25%) VMware
3 14 (8.59%) Cisco
4 12 (7.36%) Citrix
5 9 (5.52%) Veeam
6 7 (4.29%) Sophos
7 6 (3.68%) Aruba
8 5 (3.07%) ESET
8 5 (3.07%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.07%) HP
9 4 (2.45%) CA
9 4 (2.45%) Dell
9 4 (2.45%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (2.45%) Meraki
10 3 (1.84%) Datto
10 3 (1.84%) Google
10 3 (1.84%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.84%) Ubiquiti
11 2 (1.23%) Trend Micro
11 2 (1.23%) WatchGuard