Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 207 237
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30 +56
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 453 456 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.48% 1.53% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.58% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 420 433 517
South East median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.11% +14.55%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,000 £19,650
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +6.90%

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 29,624 28,934 37,134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.78% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24,656 24,266 31,610
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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
Thames Valley +20 166 £30,000 +8.11% 30
Hampshire -29 119 £29,500 +5.36% 6
Berkshire -2 90 £30,000 +7.14% 12
Surrey +7 77 £26,500 -3.64% 10
Oxfordshire +5 45 £30,000 +18.81% 10
Kent +3 37 £26,000 -17.46% 6
East Sussex 0 33 £60,000 +65.52%
Buckinghamshire +4 32 £33,500 +15.52% 8
West Sussex +3 16 £25,000 -18.03% 1
Middlesex +12 4 £31,500 -13.10%
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 South East region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 312 (68.87%) Windows
2 255 (56.29%) Active Directory
3 190 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 173 (38.19%) Windows Server
5 144 (31.79%) VMware
6 115 (25.39%) Office 365
7 100 (22.08%) Windows 10
8 95 (20.97%) Windows 7
9 89 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 88 (19.43%) Firewall
11 86 (18.98%) Hyper-V
12 85 (18.76%) MS Exchange
13 83 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 82 (18.10%) DNS
15 79 (17.44%) DHCP
15 79 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
16 76 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
17 65 (14.35%) Cisco
18 61 (13.47%) SQL
19 59 (13.02%) Linux
19 59 (13.02%) ITIL
20 57 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
21 53 (11.70%) Windows 8
22 52 (11.48%) MCSE
23 50 (11.04%) TCP/IP
24 49 (10.82%) Citrix
24 49 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2010
25 45 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
26 44 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
27 40 (8.83%) Apple

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 85 (18.76%) MS Exchange
2 49 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (4.19%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.10%) Apache
5 5 (1.10%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.88%) IIS
6 4 (0.88%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.22%) CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 79 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 115 (25.39%) Office 365
2 45 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.77%) SaaS
6 5 (1.10%) G Suite
7 2 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (19.43%) Firewall
2 82 (18.10%) DNS
3 79 (17.44%) DHCP
4 50 (11.04%) TCP/IP
5 40 (8.83%) VPN
6 39 (8.61%) LAN
7 35 (7.73%) WAN
8 26 (5.74%) VoIP
9 22 (4.86%) Wireless
10 19 (4.19%) SAN
11 17 (3.75%) Internet
12 14 (3.09%) VLAN
13 9 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (1.77%) Network Security
15 7 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (1.32%) HTTP
17 5 (1.10%) HTTPS
17 5 (1.10%) IPv4
17 5 (1.10%) IPv6
17 5 (1.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.99%) MySQL
3 2 (0.44%) Big Data
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.22%) DTS
4 1 (0.22%) GIS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 38 (8.39%) Finance
2 17 (3.75%) Retail
3 15 (3.31%) Legal
4 10 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.55%) Advertising
6 5 (1.10%) German Language
7 3 (0.66%) Automotive
7 3 (0.66%) Electronics
7 3 (0.66%) Games
7 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.66%) Marketing
7 3 (0.66%) Military
8 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Avionics
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.21%) .NET
2 7 (1.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.32%) HTML
4 5 (1.10%) CSS
4 5 (1.10%) LDAP
5 4 (0.88%) XML
6 3 (0.66%) WAP
7 2 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.44%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.44%) WPF
8 1 (0.22%) COM
8 1 (0.22%) OAuth
8 1 (0.22%) OpenID
8 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.22%) SAML
8 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.17%) Driving Licence
2 19 (4.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 18 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.53%) iPad
5 15 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.65%) EPoS
7 12 (2.65%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.65%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.55%) NHS
8 7 (1.55%) Replication
9 6 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.10%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.88%) Clustering
11 4 (0.88%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.88%) iPhone
11 4 (0.88%) User Experience
12 3 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.44%) FMCG
13 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 312 (68.87%) Windows
2 173 (38.19%) Windows Server
3 100 (22.08%) Windows 10
4 95 (20.97%) Windows 7
5 89 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (13.02%) Linux
8 53 (11.70%) Windows 8
9 20 (4.42%) Mac OS X
10 12 (2.65%) Unix
11 7 (1.55%) Android
12 6 (1.32%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.10%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.44%) CentOS
16 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (13.02%) ITIL
2 44 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (5.08%) SIEM
4 17 (3.75%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (3.53%) Migration
6 13 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (2.65%) Project Management
7 12 (2.65%) Time Management
8 11 (2.43%) Asset Management
8 11 (2.43%) Information Security
9 9 (1.99%) Incident Management
9 9 (1.99%) Problem Management
9 9 (1.99%) Tech Ops
10 8 (1.77%) CRM
10 8 (1.77%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (1.77%) Service Delivery
10 8 (1.77%) Service Management
11 7 (1.55%) Line Management
11 7 (1.55%) Mentoring
11 7 (1.55%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.47%) SQL
2 12 (2.65%) C#
3 10 (2.21%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.10%) PHP
5 4 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.22%) C
6 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.22%) Python
6 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (11.48%) MCSE
3 31 (6.84%) MCP
4 30 (6.62%) MCSA
5 27 (5.96%) DBS Check
6 24 (5.30%) Degree
7 21 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (4.19%) CCNA
8 19 (4.19%) CEH
8 19 (4.19%) CISA
8 19 (4.19%) CISM
8 19 (4.19%) CISSP
9 17 (3.75%) Security Cleared
10 15 (3.31%) MCTS
11 14 (3.09%) A+ Certification
12 13 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.77%) MCITP
13 8 (1.77%) SC Cleared
14 7 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.64%) SLA
2 8 (1.77%) GDPR
3 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 255 (56.29%) Active Directory
2 86 (18.98%) Hyper-V
3 83 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (5.08%) XenApp
5 19 (4.19%) XenDesktop
6 12 (2.65%) VirtualBox
7 10 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.77%) vSphere
9 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.44%) Docker
10 2 (0.44%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (4.86%) SCCM
2 13 (2.87%) WSUS
3 7 (1.55%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (1.10%) Nessus
4 5 (1.10%) SCOM
5 4 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.66%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.22%) Ansible
8 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.22%) SCSM
8 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 190 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 144 (31.79%) VMware
3 65 (14.35%) Cisco
4 49 (10.82%) Citrix
5 40 (8.83%) Apple
6 16 (3.53%) Intel
7 13 (2.87%) HP
8 10 (2.21%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.77%) SonicWALL
10 7 (1.55%) Oracle
11 6 (1.32%) Google
11 6 (1.32%) Veeam
12 5 (1.10%) Dell
12 5 (1.10%) Ivanti
12 5 (1.10%) Mitel
12 5 (1.10%) Shavlik
13 4 (0.88%) EMC
13 4 (0.88%) LogRhythm
13 4 (0.88%) Palo Alto
13 4 (0.88%) ProCurve