Period
to 19 October 2018

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

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

IT Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 96 111
Rank change year-on-year +36 +15 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 25 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.89% 1.39% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 1.43% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 4
Somerset median annual salary £28,000 £23,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.89% -18.10% -10.77%
10th Percentile £25,135 £20,875 £21,050
90th Percentile £40,000 £35,620 £36,525
South West median annual salary £28,000 £23,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +19.15% -11.32% +1.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 838 1,262 1,294
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 97.30% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 699 1,047 1,138
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.51% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,856 £25,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Somerset

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Somerset

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Somerset

IT Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Bridgwater -3 8 £40,000 +48.15%
Taunton +1 3 £24,856 +12.98%
Frome - 3 - - 1
Street - 2 £27,500 -
Bath +30 1 - - 2
IT Engineer
South West

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Somerset region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (28.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (28.00%) Open Source
6 7 (28.00%) Puppet
6 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (28.00%) ZABBIX
6 7 (28.00%) Cacti
6 7 (28.00%) CCNA
6 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (28.00%) SSCP
6 7 (28.00%) CISSP
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (28.00%) Apache
6 7 (28.00%) PHP
6 7 (28.00%) MySQL
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) Unix
6 7 (28.00%) Retail
6 7 (28.00%) LPIC
6 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Apache
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
2 6 (24.00%) VoIP
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) SMTP
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) Skype
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) Geospatial Data
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (12.00%) iPad
1 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Open Source
2 7 (28.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (24.00%) Web Design
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CCNA
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (28.00%) CISSP
1 7 (28.00%) LPIC
1 7 (28.00%) SSCP
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Cacti
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
1 7 (28.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Meraki
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) VMware