Period
to 18 December 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

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

IT Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 268 261
Rank change year-on-year +36 -7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 399 375 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.12% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.15% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 391 346 468
South East median annual salary £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% +3.64% +1.38%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,875 £20,175
90th Percentile £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 30194 32624 40990
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 97.09% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25182 27306 34453
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 South East

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 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
Hampshire +21 141 £28,500 +1.79% 11
Thames Valley +40 126 £27,000 -16.92% 6
Surrey -24 81 £31,000 +6.90% 8
Berkshire +21 73 £27,500 -18.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 29 £27,500 +3.77%
Oxfordshire -1 28 £24,000 +1.05% 3
Kent +25 24 £24,500 -6.67% 1
East Sussex - 16 £40,000 -
West Sussex +7 15 £26,000 +15.56% 4
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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 South East region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 334 (83.71%) Windows
2 244 (61.15%) Active Directory
3 201 (50.38%) Windows Server
4 178 (44.61%) Microsoft
5 148 (37.09%) MS Exchange
6 139 (34.84%) VMware
7 128 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 119 (29.82%) Office 365
9 117 (29.32%) Windows 7
9 117 (29.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 117 (29.32%) ITIL
10 97 (24.31%) Hyper-V
11 95 (23.81%) Windows 10
12 94 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 91 (22.81%) Firewall
14 82 (20.55%) Cisco
15 72 (18.05%) SQL
16 71 (17.79%) Citrix
17 69 (17.29%) Windows 8
18 68 (17.04%) Microsoft Office
19 66 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
20 63 (15.79%) LAN
20 63 (15.79%) WAN
21 62 (15.54%) SQL Server
21 62 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2010
22 60 (15.04%) TCP/IP
23 55 (13.78%) Linux
24 50 (12.53%) Exchange Server 2013
25 49 (12.28%) DNS
26 45 (11.28%) DHCP

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 148 (37.09%) MS Exchange
2 62 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (12.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (6.52%) IIS
5 19 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.76%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.75%) Apache
8 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) nginx
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (17.04%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) Epicor Vantage
3 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.50%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 119 (29.82%) Office 365
2 40 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.75%) SaaS
5 6 (1.50%) G Suite
5 6 (1.50%) Slack
6 5 (1.25%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.75%) PaaS
8 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.25%) IaaS
9 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 91 (22.81%) Firewall
2 63 (15.79%) LAN
2 63 (15.79%) WAN
3 60 (15.04%) TCP/IP
4 49 (12.28%) DNS
5 45 (11.28%) DHCP
6 34 (8.52%) VoIP
7 25 (6.27%) Network Security
7 25 (6.27%) VPN
8 24 (6.02%) SAN
8 24 (6.02%) Wireless
9 18 (4.51%) Internet
10 15 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (2.51%) Skype
12 9 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (2.26%) SMS
12 9 (2.26%) VLAN
13 8 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.25%) ATM
14 5 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.75%) CorVu
4 3 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.75%) MySQL
5 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) DB2
6 1 (0.25%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.25%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.25%) Redis
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 24 (6.02%) Finance
2 14 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.26%) Legal
3 13 (3.26%) Marketing
4 11 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.01%) Games
6 6 (1.50%) Advertising
6 6 (1.50%) Law
7 3 (0.75%) Local Government
7 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.75%) Retail
8 2 (0.50%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.50%) French Language
8 2 (0.50%) German Language
8 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.00%) SAP CAF
1 4 (1.00%) Web Services
2 2 (0.50%) COM
2 2 (0.50%) CSS
2 2 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.25%) .NET
3 1 (0.25%) iBATIS
3 1 (0.25%) J2EE
3 1 (0.25%) Java EE
3 1 (0.25%) LAMP
3 1 (0.25%) Play Framework
3 1 (0.25%) RESTful
3 1 (0.25%) Spring
3 1 (0.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.27%) Driving Licence
2 11 (2.76%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.26%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.26%) EPoS
4 8 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (1.75%) PKI
6 6 (1.50%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.50%) iPhone
6 6 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (1.50%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.25%) Clustering
7 5 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.00%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.75%) iPad
10 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 334 (83.71%) Windows
2 201 (50.38%) Windows Server
3 128 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 117 (29.32%) Windows 7
4 117 (29.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (23.81%) Windows 10
6 69 (17.29%) Windows 8
7 55 (13.78%) Linux
8 17 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.26%) Android
9 13 (3.26%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.51%) Apple iOS
10 10 (2.51%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.50%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.25%) CentOS
13 4 (1.00%) Unix
14 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.50%) Fedora
15 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (29.32%) ITIL
2 26 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (5.76%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (5.76%) SIEM
4 21 (5.26%) Security Operations
5 17 (4.26%) Security Architecture
6 16 (4.01%) Migration
7 15 (3.76%) Change Management
8 14 (3.51%) Information Security
9 13 (3.26%) Data Protection
9 13 (3.26%) PRINCE2
9 13 (3.26%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (3.01%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (2.76%) Data Loss Prevention
11 11 (2.76%) Project Management
11 11 (2.76%) Time Management
12 10 (2.51%) CRM
12 10 (2.51%) Proactive Monitoring
13 9 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (2.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (18.05%) SQL
2 9 (2.26%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.50%) Java
3 6 (1.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.25%) C
4 5 (1.25%) C#
5 4 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.00%) Python
6 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.50%) C++
8 1 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (9.52%) CCNA
4 37 (9.27%) MCSE
5 35 (8.77%) MCSA
6 16 (4.01%) CISM
6 16 (4.01%) CISSP
7 15 (3.76%) MCP
7 15 (3.76%) Security Cleared
8 13 (3.26%) CCA
8 13 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (3.26%) Degree
9 12 (3.01%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.26%) CCNP
11 8 (2.01%) DBS Check
12 6 (1.50%) CEH
12 6 (1.50%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (1.50%) CISA
12 6 (1.50%) MCITP
13 5 (1.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.76%) SLA
2 14 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (1.00%) FIPS 140-2
5 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.50%) RMADS
7 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 244 (61.15%) Active Directory
2 97 (24.31%) Hyper-V
3 94 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (8.27%) VirtualBox
5 24 (6.02%) XenApp
6 22 (5.51%) XenDesktop
7 21 (5.26%) vSphere
8 10 (2.51%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.50%) Docker
11 2 (0.50%) KVM
11 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.25%) Firmware
12 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.25%) UAG
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (8.02%) SCCM
2 6 (1.50%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 4 (1.00%) Simpana
3 4 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.00%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.75%) SCOM
4 3 (0.75%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.25%) cPanel
6 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 178 (44.61%) Microsoft
2 139 (34.84%) VMware
3 82 (20.55%) Cisco
4 71 (17.79%) Citrix
5 21 (5.26%) Apple
6 18 (4.51%) NetApp
7 17 (4.26%) HP
8 11 (2.76%) Google
8 11 (2.76%) Symantec
9 9 (2.26%) Juniper
9 9 (2.26%) Oracle
10 8 (2.01%) McAfee
11 7 (1.75%) Dell
11 7 (1.75%) F5
11 7 (1.75%) LogRhythm
12 6 (1.50%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.50%) Intel
12 6 (1.50%) Sophos
13 5 (1.25%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.25%) Remedy