Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Technical Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 326 322
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 41 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 43
North West median annual salary £24,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.62% +18.18% +1.85%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £44,800 £45,250 £45,000
England median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% +7.14%

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 12809 12111 12607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10245 10184 10464
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in the North West

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in the North West

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 23 £29,000 -25.16% 2
Cheshire -33 16 £22,500 +2.27% 5
Lancashire -4 1 £24,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £23,500 -
Technical Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
3 23 (56.10%) Office 365
4 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
5 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
6 15 (36.59%) VMware
7 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (29.27%) SCCM
9 11 (26.83%) Service Management
9 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
10 10 (24.39%) Information Security
11 9 (21.95%) Cisco
11 9 (21.95%) Degree
12 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (17.07%) ITIL
14 6 (14.63%) CRM
14 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
14 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
15 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
15 5 (12.20%) LAN
15 5 (12.20%) WAN
15 5 (12.20%) Linux
15 5 (12.20%) Firewall
15 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (9.76%) Finance
16 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
16 4 (9.76%) MCP
16 4 (9.76%) Citrix

Technical 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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (56.10%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.44%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) LAN
2 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 4 (9.76%) VLAN
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) VoIP
5 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) Skype
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 3 (7.32%) Unix
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Service Management
2 10 (24.39%) Information Security
3 7 (17.07%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) CRM
4 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) MCP
4 3 (7.32%) MCSA
4 3 (7.32%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 9 (21.95%) Cisco
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) McAfee
5 1 (2.44%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.44%) Veeam