Period
to 16 October 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 16 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 227 261
Rank change year-on-year +7 +34 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 411 425 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.47% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.52% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 385 416 404
South East median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -14.06% +16.36%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,500 £47,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33% +1.69%

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 28,089 28,036 34,357
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.72% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23,347 23,395 28,923
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.92%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 October 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 16 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
Thames Valley +19 158 £30,000 +17.65% 21
Hampshire -42 104 £30,000 +3.45% 6
Berkshire +8 90 £30,000 +25.00% 9
Surrey +13 74 £26,000 -17.13% 12
Oxfordshire +10 43 £33,000 +37.50% 8
East Sussex +4 28 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 25 £30,000 +9.09% 4
West Sussex +9 25 £24,500 -9.26% 6
Kent -2 20 £30,500 +15.09% 2
Middlesex - 3 £25,000 -
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 288 (70.07%) Windows
2 229 (55.72%) Active Directory
3 171 (41.61%) Microsoft
4 157 (38.20%) Windows Server
5 135 (32.85%) Office 365
6 128 (31.14%) VMware
7 98 (23.84%) Microsoft Office
8 91 (22.14%) Windows 10
9 90 (21.90%) Windows 7
10 81 (19.71%) Firewall
11 80 (19.46%) MS Exchange
12 77 (18.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 71 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 65 (15.82%) ITIL
15 62 (15.09%) DNS
15 62 (15.09%) Cisco
16 59 (14.36%) Windows 8
17 58 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
18 54 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 54 (13.14%) DHCP
19 53 (12.90%) Hyper-V
20 51 (12.41%) SQL
20 51 (12.41%) VPN
21 49 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 45 (10.95%) Citrix
23 44 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
24 43 (10.46%) Problem-Solving
25 41 (9.98%) Linux
26 39 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
26 39 (9.49%) TCP/IP

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 80 (19.46%) MS Exchange
2 39 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (5.11%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.70%) Apache
5 7 (1.70%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.49%) IIS
8 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Confluence
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
Applications
1 98 (23.84%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.97%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 135 (32.85%) Office 365
2 58 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.46%) SaaS
6 5 (1.22%) G Suite
7 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.73%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.73%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.73%) Route 53
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (19.71%) Firewall
2 62 (15.09%) DNS
3 54 (13.14%) DHCP
4 51 (12.41%) VPN
5 39 (9.49%) TCP/IP
6 38 (9.25%) LAN
7 35 (8.52%) WAN
7 35 (8.52%) Wireless
8 29 (7.06%) VoIP
9 27 (6.57%) SAN
10 19 (4.62%) VLAN
11 16 (3.89%) Internet
11 16 (3.89%) Network Security
12 11 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (1.70%) Skype
15 5 (1.22%) DMZ
15 5 (1.22%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.70%) MySQL
3 4 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.70%) JIRA
2 6 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.22%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
General
1 39 (9.49%) Finance
2 11 (2.68%) Legal
3 9 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.95%) Retail
5 4 (0.97%) German Language
6 2 (0.49%) Advertising
6 2 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.24%) Avionics
7 1 (0.24%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Law
7 1 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.68%) .NET
2 8 (1.95%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.97%) Redux
3 4 (0.97%) Web Services
4 2 (0.49%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.24%) COM
5 1 (0.24%) CSS
5 1 (0.24%) HTML
5 1 (0.24%) J2EE
5 1 (0.24%) LAMP
5 1 (0.24%) WAP
5 1 (0.24%) XML
5 1 (0.24%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 19 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.89%) Driving Licence
3 16 (3.89%) EPoS
4 15 (3.65%) Fat Client
4 15 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.65%) Thin Client
5 14 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.46%) iPhone
9 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.97%) NHS
10 4 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.73%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.73%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.73%) Fintech
11 3 (0.73%) PKI
11 3 (0.73%) Replication
11 3 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 288 (70.07%) Windows
2 157 (38.20%) Windows Server
3 91 (22.14%) Windows 10
4 90 (21.90%) Windows 7
5 71 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (14.36%) Windows 8
7 54 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (9.98%) Linux
9 11 (2.68%) Android
10 10 (2.43%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.70%) CentOS
11 7 (1.70%) Unix
12 6 (1.46%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.22%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.97%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.49%) Debian
16 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (15.82%) ITIL
2 49 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (10.46%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (6.81%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (5.11%) SIEM
6 18 (4.38%) ITSM
6 18 (4.38%) Migration
7 15 (3.65%) Information Security
8 14 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (3.41%) Service Management
9 12 (2.92%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (2.68%) Incident Management
10 11 (2.68%) SDLC
10 11 (2.68%) Server Management
10 11 (2.68%) Ticket Management
11 10 (2.43%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (2.43%) Fault Analysis
11 10 (2.43%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (2.43%) Project Management
11 10 (2.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (12.41%) SQL
2 12 (2.92%) C#
2 12 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.95%) Python
4 5 (1.22%) Java
4 5 (1.22%) Perl
5 4 (0.97%) TypeScript
6 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.49%) C
7 2 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.24%) PHP
8 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.24%) VB
8 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (9.49%) MCSE
3 28 (6.81%) Degree
4 27 (6.57%) CISSP
5 25 (6.08%) CISM
6 21 (5.11%) CCNA
6 21 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (4.87%) CEH
7 20 (4.87%) CISA
7 20 (4.87%) Security Cleared
8 17 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.68%) MCP
9 11 (2.68%) MCSA
9 11 (2.68%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.43%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.22%) HNC
11 5 (1.22%) MCITP
12 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.92%) SLA
2 10 (2.43%) GDPR
3 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.49%) DICOM
4 2 (0.49%) HL7
4 2 (0.49%) PMO
4 2 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 229 (55.72%) Active Directory
2 77 (18.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.38%) XenApp
5 11 (2.68%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.19%) VirtualBox
7 8 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.70%) vSphere
9 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.49%) KVM
10 2 (0.49%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.24%) Docker
11 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.41%) SCCM
2 5 (1.22%) Cacti
2 5 (1.22%) Nagios
2 5 (1.22%) SCOM
3 4 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.73%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.73%) WSUS
5 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.49%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.24%) OfficeScan
6 1 (0.24%) SCSM
6 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 171 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 128 (31.14%) VMware
3 62 (15.09%) Cisco
4 45 (10.95%) Citrix
5 15 (3.65%) Intel
6 10 (2.43%) Apple
6 10 (2.43%) Remedy
7 9 (2.19%) HP
8 8 (1.95%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.95%) Oracle
9 7 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.70%) Veeam
10 6 (1.46%) EMC
10 6 (1.46%) Google
10 6 (1.46%) Sophos
11 5 (1.22%) Dell
11 5 (1.22%) Mitel
12 4 (0.97%) ProCurve
13 3 (0.73%) NetApp
13 3 (0.73%) SonicWALL