Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Technical Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 396 335 340
Rank change year-on-year -61 +5 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 152 238 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.75% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.77% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 138 198 298
South East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -17.81% +4.29%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,675 £22,675
90th Percentile £58,900 £51,625 £52,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 29,787 30,776 39,340
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.91% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24,862 25,549 33,267
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 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in the South East

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in the South East

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 January 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 -42 93 £31,000 +3.33% 11
Berkshire -45 57 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Surrey -21 27 £38,750 +10.71% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 25 £22,250 -47.65%
Hampshire -17 20 £28,500 -4.20% 4
Oxfordshire -14 11 £21,750 -33.08% 3
West Sussex -5 6 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Kent +18 4 £29,375 +1.29% 3
Middlesex +17 2 £37,500 -16.67%
East Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Technical Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 96 (63.16%) Windows
2 60 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 56 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 47 (30.92%) Active Directory
5 42 (27.63%) Cisco
6 41 (26.97%) VMware
7 34 (22.37%) SQL Server
8 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (19.74%) SQL
9 30 (19.74%) MS Exchange
10 29 (19.08%) Linux
11 27 (17.76%) Firewall
12 26 (17.11%) Windows 7
13 22 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (13.16%) TCP/IP
14 20 (13.16%) Office 365
15 19 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
16 18 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (11.84%) Windows 10
16 18 (11.84%) Java
17 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Office
18 16 (10.53%) VoIP
19 15 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (9.87%) Hyper-V
19 15 (9.87%) SLA
20 14 (9.21%) HP
20 14 (9.21%) Juniper
20 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
20 14 (9.21%) Backup Exec
20 14 (9.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Technical 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 30 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.92%) IIS
5 7 (4.61%) Apache
6 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.66%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.16%) Office 365
2 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.97%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) G Suite
4 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.76%) Firewall
2 20 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 16 (10.53%) VoIP
4 13 (8.55%) DNS
5 10 (6.58%) SAN
5 10 (6.58%) VLAN
6 9 (5.92%) DHCP
6 9 (5.92%) LAN
7 8 (5.26%) VPN
7 8 (5.26%) WAN
8 7 (4.61%) Wireless
9 6 (3.95%) Internet
10 3 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.97%) IPsec
10 3 (1.97%) MPLS
10 3 (1.97%) OSPF
10 3 (1.97%) Telnet
10 3 (1.97%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.97%) VRRP
10 3 (1.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.97%) GIS
4 3 (1.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL Workbench
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Selenium
1 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (6.58%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.63%) Advertising
3 4 (2.63%) Games
4 3 (1.97%) French Language
4 3 (1.97%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.66%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.29%) J2EE
2 4 (2.63%) HTML
3 3 (1.97%) .NET
3 3 (1.97%) XML
4 2 (1.32%) CSS
4 2 (1.32%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.32%) J2SE
4 2 (1.32%) JSON
4 2 (1.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.55%) Clustering
3 10 (6.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.95%) Fintech
5 5 (3.29%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) EPoS
7 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.32%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.32%) NHS
7 2 (1.32%) PKI
7 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.66%) CCTV
8 1 (0.66%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.66%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 96 (63.16%) Windows
2 60 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (19.08%) Linux
5 26 (17.11%) Windows 7
6 18 (11.84%) Windows 10
7 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.95%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.29%) zOS
11 4 (2.63%) CentOS
11 4 (2.63%) Debian
11 4 (2.63%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.63%) Unix
12 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.32%) AIX
13 2 (1.32%) HPUX
13 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.32%) Solaris
14 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (6.58%) Presales
2 8 (5.26%) ITIL
2 8 (5.26%) Time Management
3 7 (4.61%) CRM
3 7 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (3.95%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (3.95%) Data Security
4 6 (3.95%) Migration
4 6 (3.95%) Service Delivery
4 6 (3.95%) Software Audit
5 5 (3.29%) Open Source
6 4 (2.63%) Change Management
6 4 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (2.63%) Data Analysis
6 4 (2.63%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (2.63%) Project Management
6 4 (2.63%) Statistics
6 4 (2.63%) Workflow
7 3 (1.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.74%) SQL
2 18 (11.84%) Java
3 13 (8.55%) C++
4 11 (7.24%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.95%) C
5 6 (3.95%) Python
6 5 (3.29%) Assembly Language
6 5 (3.29%) COBOL
6 5 (3.29%) PL/1
7 4 (2.63%) Perl
8 3 (1.97%) C#
8 3 (1.97%) PHP
9 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (9.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (7.89%) Degree
3 11 (7.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.61%) CCNP
6 5 (3.29%) CCNA
6 5 (3.29%) Master's Degree
6 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.97%) MCSE
8 2 (1.32%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.32%) MCP
8 2 (1.32%) RHCE
9 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.66%) EMCISA
9 1 (0.66%) EMCSA
9 1 (0.66%) EMCTA
9 1 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (30.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (9.87%) Hyper-V
3 15 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.63%) Firmware
4 4 (2.63%) KVM
5 3 (1.97%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.97%) vSphere
6 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) Backup Exec
2 13 (8.55%) vCenter Server
3 12 (7.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 11 (7.24%) SCCM
4 11 (7.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (7.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.32%) SCOM
5 2 (1.32%) Simpana
6 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 42 (27.63%) Cisco
3 41 (26.97%) VMware
4 14 (9.21%) HP
4 14 (9.21%) Juniper
5 13 (8.55%) Symantec
6 11 (7.24%) Altiris
6 11 (7.24%) F5
6 11 (7.24%) Forcepoint
6 11 (7.24%) Veritas
7 10 (6.58%) Remedy
7 10 (6.58%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.29%) Citrix
9 4 (2.63%) Aruba
9 4 (2.63%) EMC
9 4 (2.63%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.63%) Oracle
9 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.97%) Sophos
10 3 (1.97%) TOWER Software