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The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 214 249 171
Rank change year-on-year +35 -78 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 344 207 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.59% 1.25% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.33% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 305 178 151
10th Percentile £26,000 £20,925 £23,500
25th Percentile £27,500 £25,313 £27,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £31,500 £33,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.94% -4.55% +3.13%
75th Percentile £44,750 £40,000 £45,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +12.50%

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 20,286 15,508 10,344
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.76% 93.51% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12,158 11,241 8,509
10th Percentile £30,260 £31,250 £30,020
25th Percentile £41,225 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Hampshire +63 120 £32,500 +16.07% 11
Thames Valley +8 94 £29,000 -2.52% 20
Berkshire +33 53 £29,000 -3.33% 14
Kent -37 41 £35,000 -9.68% 5
West Sussex +5 35 £42,500 +14.09% 7
Surrey -48 35 £34,125 -14.69% 10
Buckinghamshire -32 22 £30,750 +13.89% 5
Oxfordshire -21 20 £35,000 +12.90% 1
East Sussex -4 9 £32,500 - 7
Sussex - 1 £51,000 -
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT Engineer job roles required the following skills 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.

1 217 (63.08%) Windows
2 172 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 168 (48.84%) Active Directory
4 155 (45.06%) Microsoft 365
5 137 (39.83%) Windows Server
6 123 (35.76%) Firewall
7 114 (33.14%) Social Skills
8 89 (25.87%) ITIL
9 88 (25.58%) Azure
10 85 (24.71%) Linux
11 79 (22.97%) VMware
12 74 (21.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 74 (21.51%) DNS
13 68 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
14 67 (19.48%) Windows 10
15 63 (18.31%) Project Delivery
16 61 (17.73%) LAN
16 61 (17.73%) WAN
17 55 (15.99%) Degree
18 54 (15.70%) DHCP
18 54 (15.70%) Cisco
19 53 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
20 52 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 50 (14.53%) MCP
22 49 (14.24%) TCP/IP
23 48 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
23 48 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
24 43 (12.50%) CCNA
24 43 (12.50%) SLA
25 42 (12.21%) MCSE

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 35 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.40%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (0.58%) Apache
4 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.58%) Confluence
4 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 68 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 155 (45.06%) Microsoft 365
2 88 (25.58%) Azure
3 32 (9.30%) AWS
4 21 (6.10%) GCP
5 16 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (2.62%) OneDrive
6 9 (2.62%) SaaS
7 8 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (1.45%) Linode
8 5 (1.45%) Rubrik
9 4 (1.16%) IaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Azure DevOps
10 1 (0.29%) Azure Pipelines
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.29%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.29%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.29%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.29%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.29%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 123 (35.76%) Firewall
2 74 (21.51%) DNS
3 61 (17.73%) LAN
3 61 (17.73%) WAN
4 54 (15.70%) DHCP
5 49 (14.24%) TCP/IP
6 39 (11.34%) Wi-Fi
7 37 (10.76%) VPN
8 36 (10.47%) Wireless
9 35 (10.17%) Network Security
10 28 (8.14%) VLAN
11 27 (7.85%) Internet
12 23 (6.69%) VoIP
13 22 (6.40%) SAN
14 15 (4.36%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (3.78%) NAS
16 11 (3.20%) Unified Communications
17 8 (2.33%) BGP
17 8 (2.33%) OSPF
18 7 (2.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.45%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (1.45%) GIS
4 3 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.87%) Big Data
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.58%) MySQL
5 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) JIRA
1 5 (1.45%) LINQPad
2 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 114 (33.14%) Social Skills
2 20 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.07%) Finance
3 14 (4.07%) Legal
4 13 (3.78%) Marketing
5 11 (3.20%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 7 (2.03%) Advertising
7 7 (2.03%) Documentation Skills
7 7 (2.03%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.74%) Law
8 6 (1.74%) Retail
9 5 (1.45%) Fire and Rescue
9 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.87%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.58%) Automotive
11 2 (0.58%) Back Office
11 2 (0.58%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.36%) LDAP
2 14 (4.07%) SAML
3 6 (1.74%) COM
3 6 (1.74%) Web Services
4 5 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.01%) Driving Licence
2 23 (6.69%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.23%) NHS
4 14 (4.07%) PKI
4 14 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.91%) Cyber Defence
5 10 (2.91%) Cyberattack
5 10 (2.91%) Cybercrime
5 10 (2.91%) IoT
6 9 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.03%) Replication
9 6 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (1.16%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.16%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.87%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.87%) CCTV
12 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.58%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 217 (63.08%) Windows
2 137 (39.83%) Windows Server
3 85 (24.71%) Linux
4 67 (19.48%) Windows 10
5 36 (10.47%) Android
6 20 (5.81%) Windows Server 2019
7 19 (5.52%) Ubuntu
8 17 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (4.94%) Windows Server 2016
9 15 (4.36%) Unix
9 15 (4.36%) Windows 7
10 14 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.91%) Kali Linux
12 10 (2.91%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.45%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.87%) ITIL
2 63 (18.31%) Project Delivery
3 52 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 48 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (11.05%) Service Delivery
6 34 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (8.14%) Supplier Management
8 26 (7.56%) Logistics
9 21 (6.10%) Information Security
10 20 (5.81%) Business Continuity
10 20 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (5.52%) Computer Science
11 19 (5.52%) Service Management
12 17 (4.94%) DevOps
12 17 (4.94%) Project Management
12 17 (4.94%) SIEM
13 16 (4.65%) Customer-Centricity
13 16 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.07%) Information Assurance
15 12 (3.49%) Agile
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 24 (6.98%) SQL
3 10 (2.91%) Python
4 7 (2.03%) Bash
4 7 (2.03%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.74%) C
6 5 (1.45%) C#
6 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (21.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (15.99%) Degree
3 50 (14.53%) MCP
4 48 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (12.50%) CCNA
6 42 (12.21%) MCSE
7 34 (9.88%) Security Cleared
8 32 (9.30%) SC Cleared
9 16 (4.65%) CEH
10 15 (4.36%) HNC
11 11 (3.20%) CISSP
11 11 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (2.62%) MCSA
14 8 (2.33%) A+ Certification
14 8 (2.33%) CSSLP
14 8 (2.33%) DV Cleared
14 8 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.74%) DBS Check
15 6 (1.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.50%) SLA
2 25 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (2.33%) GDPR
4 8 (2.33%) NCSC
4 8 (2.33%) RMADS
5 5 (1.45%) QA
6 4 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.16%) PMO
7 2 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.29%) GRC
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 168 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 53 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (8.14%) Hyper-V
5 22 (6.40%) vSphere
6 8 (2.33%) Firmware
7 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.58%) Docker
8 2 (0.58%) Openswan
8 2 (0.58%) pfSense
8 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.29%) KVM
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (6.69%) vCenter Server
2 17 (4.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (4.65%) SCCM
4 8 (2.33%) Nexpose
4 8 (2.33%) vRealize
5 7 (2.03%) Kibana
6 6 (1.74%) Avamar
7 4 (1.16%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.16%) WSUS
8 3 (0.87%) Autotask
8 3 (0.87%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (0.58%) Ansible
9 2 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.58%) Grafana
9 2 (0.58%) Nessus
9 2 (0.58%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 172 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 79 (22.97%) VMware
3 54 (15.70%) Cisco
4 36 (10.47%) Apple
5 20 (5.81%) Citrix
6 18 (5.23%) Google
7 11 (3.20%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.62%) Palo Alto
9 8 (2.33%) Centrify
9 8 (2.33%) Dell
9 8 (2.33%) EMC
9 8 (2.33%) IBM
9 8 (2.33%) Splunk
10 7 (2.03%) Isilon
11 5 (1.45%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.45%) HP
11 5 (1.45%) Juniper
12 3 (0.87%) Sophos
12 3 (0.87%) WatchGuard
13 2 (0.58%) Bloomberg