IT Engineer Jobs in the South East

IT Engineer
England > South East

The median IT Engineer salary in the South East is £34,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 14 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
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 114 182 199
Rank change year-on-year +68 +17 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 402 282 337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.47% 1.83% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.02% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 385 255 320
10th Percentile £24,775 £25,750 £24,975
25th Percentile £27,000 £27,625 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £31,000 £34,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +13.33%
75th Percentile £43,000 £43,750 £44,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,550 £57,500
England median annual salary £33,000 £34,000 £33,875
% change year-on-year -2.94% +0.37% -3.21%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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 South East with a recognized job title 15,255 13,975 18,754
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.89% 90.79% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,128 8,709 12,753
10th Percentile £27,108 £29,750 £29,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £39,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the South East

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the South East

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the South East

IT Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 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
Thames Valley +76 148 £39,000 +21.88% 25
Hampshire +22 104 £32,500 - 22
Oxfordshire +47 63 £42,000 +32.28% 9
East Sussex +50 53 £27,500 -38.89% 2
Berkshire +52 47 £40,000 +33.33% 8
West Sussex +66 43 £32,500 +4.84% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 38 £31,500 -3.08% 8
Surrey +4 25 £37,500 +20.97% 9
Kent -26 24 £28,000 -1.75% 11
Middlesex - 2 £28,000 -
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
IT Engineer
England

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 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 South East region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 271 (67.41%) Microsoft 365
2 254 (63.18%) Windows
3 238 (59.20%) Microsoft
4 177 (44.03%) Active Directory
5 168 (41.79%) Firewall
5 168 (41.79%) Azure
6 143 (35.57%) Social Skills
7 126 (31.34%) Windows Server
8 102 (25.37%) VMware
9 90 (22.39%) Microsoft Exchange
10 84 (20.90%) Microsoft Office
10 84 (20.90%) Customer Service
11 82 (20.40%) SharePoint
12 78 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 75 (18.66%) SQL
13 75 (18.66%) Windows 10
14 68 (16.92%) Hyper-V
15 63 (15.67%) Degree
16 62 (15.42%) Problem-Solving
17 56 (13.93%) Driving Licence
18 54 (13.43%) VPN
18 54 (13.43%) DNS
18 54 (13.43%) Microsoft Intune
19 53 (13.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 46 (11.44%) DHCP
21 44 (10.95%) VLAN
21 44 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
22 43 (10.70%) Citrix
23 42 (10.45%) Cisco
24 40 (9.95%) TCP/IP

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East 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 90 (22.39%) Microsoft Exchange
2 82 (20.40%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.49%) IIS
4 7 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Apache
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 84 (20.90%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 271 (67.41%) Microsoft 365
2 168 (41.79%) Azure
3 34 (8.46%) Entra ID
4 25 (6.22%) AWS
5 24 (5.97%) OneDrive
6 12 (2.99%) iTunes
6 12 (2.99%) Mimecast
7 9 (2.24%) Google Workspace
8 7 (1.74%) SaaS
9 5 (1.24%) IaaS
10 4 (1.00%) PaaS
11 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.50%) GCP
12 2 (0.50%) Rubrik
13 1 (0.25%) OCI
13 1 (0.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 168 (41.79%) Firewall
2 54 (13.43%) DNS
2 54 (13.43%) VPN
3 46 (11.44%) DHCP
4 44 (10.95%) VLAN
5 40 (9.95%) TCP/IP
6 38 (9.45%) VoIP
7 36 (8.96%) Wireless
8 29 (7.21%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (6.22%) WAN
10 23 (5.72%) Network Security
11 21 (5.22%) SAN
12 20 (4.98%) SSL
13 15 (3.73%) LAN
14 13 (3.23%) Unified Communications
15 12 (2.99%) NAS
16 8 (1.99%) SD-WAN
17 6 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
18 5 (1.24%) Broadband
18 5 (1.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.24%) MySQL
3 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.25%) DTS
4 1 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (1.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 143 (35.57%) Social Skills
2 25 (6.22%) Law
3 24 (5.97%) Documentation Skills
4 15 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 15 (3.73%) Legal
5 12 (2.99%) Games
6 11 (2.74%) Back Office
7 10 (2.49%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.24%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (1.99%) Finance
10 6 (1.49%) Advertising
11 5 (1.24%) Retail
12 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.75%) Marketing
13 2 (0.50%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.24%) Kafka
2 1 (0.25%) .NET
2 1 (0.25%) LAMP
2 1 (0.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.93%) Driving Licence
2 19 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.23%) Replication
4 10 (2.49%) Onboarding
4 10 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (1.99%) NHS
6 6 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (1.24%) Apple TV
7 5 (1.24%) CCTV
8 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.00%) Operational Technology
8 4 (1.00%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.50%) Clustering
10 2 (0.50%) Digital Signage
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.50%) IPTV
10 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 254 (63.18%) Windows
2 126 (31.34%) Windows Server
3 75 (18.66%) Windows 10
4 36 (8.96%) Windows Server 2016
5 32 (7.96%) Linux
6 27 (6.72%) Android
7 21 (5.22%) Windows Server 2019
8 17 (4.23%) Apple iOS
9 12 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.74%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.74%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.24%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.00%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.90%) Customer Service
2 62 (15.42%) Problem-Solving
3 53 (13.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 44 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (7.21%) ITIL
5 29 (7.21%) Project Management
6 23 (5.72%) Service Delivery
7 22 (5.47%) Project Delivery
8 21 (5.22%) Remote Monitoring and Management
9 20 (4.98%) Customer Experience
10 18 (4.48%) Migration
11 17 (4.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 16 (3.98%) Change Control
13 15 (3.73%) Data Integration
14 12 (2.99%) Cloud Security
14 12 (2.99%) ERP
14 12 (2.99%) Project Planning
14 12 (2.99%) Time Management
15 10 (2.49%) Client Onboarding
15 10 (2.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (18.66%) SQL
2 29 (7.21%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.24%) Bash
4 8 (1.99%) Python
5 2 (0.50%) C++
6 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (15.67%) Degree
2 38 (9.45%) CCNA
2 38 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (8.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (6.22%) Network+ Certification
5 15 (3.73%) MCSE
6 10 (2.49%) A+ Certification
7 6 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.24%) Azure Certification
8 5 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.24%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.00%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.00%) MCP
10 3 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.50%) CCNP
11 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.25%) CCENT
12 1 (0.25%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.73%) SLA
2 8 (1.99%) GDPR
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.75%) NIST
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
4 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.25%) GRC
System Software
1 177 (44.03%) Active Directory
2 78 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (16.92%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.99%) Docker
5 7 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.49%) vSphere
7 5 (1.24%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.25%) Firmware
9 1 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 54 (13.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (2.99%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (1.99%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.75%) NetCrunch
5 2 (0.50%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.50%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.25%) Autotask
6 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.25%) SCCM
6 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 238 (59.20%) Microsoft
2 102 (25.37%) VMware
3 43 (10.70%) Citrix
4 42 (10.45%) Cisco
5 39 (9.70%) Veeam
6 29 (7.21%) Apple
7 24 (5.97%) Barracuda Networks
8 18 (4.48%) Meraki
8 18 (4.48%) Sophos
9 16 (3.98%) Fortinet
10 15 (3.73%) HP
10 15 (3.73%) Palo Alto
11 14 (3.48%) Draytek
12 13 (3.23%) Aruba
13 11 (2.74%) ConnectWise
13 11 (2.74%) Google
14 9 (2.24%) WatchGuard
15 5 (1.24%) Datto
15 5 (1.24%) Dell
15 5 (1.24%) Sage