Period
to 12 November 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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 West
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 155 186
Rank change year-on-year +2 +31 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 194 190 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.98% 1.88% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.95% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 175 135 150
South West median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +19.15% -6.00%
10th Percentile £21,350 £20,500 £18,450
90th Percentile £45,750 £43,250 £38,875
England median annual salary £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,432 9,729 10,026
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.45% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,617 7,913 8,314
South West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the South West

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the South West

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the South West

IT Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 12 November 2019. 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
Bristol +20 47 £27,000 -12.90% 26
Gloucestershire -18 42 £36,250 +16.00% 14
Wiltshire +3 30 £30,000 +39.53% 6
Dorset -2 29 £35,000 +18.64% 8
Somerset +4 21 £27,000 -3.57% 7
Devon -21 16 £33,000 +50.00% 10
Cornwall +25 5 £20,981 -28.88% 8
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 West region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 110 (56.70%) Windows
2 96 (49.48%) Active Directory
3 83 (42.78%) Microsoft
3 83 (42.78%) Office 365
4 64 (32.99%) Windows Server
5 52 (26.80%) VMware
6 46 (23.71%) Firewall
6 46 (23.71%) DHCP
6 46 (23.71%) DNS
7 43 (22.16%) ITIL
8 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (21.13%) Windows 10
10 39 (20.10%) Hyper-V
11 38 (19.59%) Azure
12 34 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (17.01%) Linux
13 33 (17.01%) MS Exchange
14 32 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (15.98%) SQL
16 28 (14.43%) Microsoft Office
16 28 (14.43%) Windows 7
17 26 (13.40%) TCP/IP
18 25 (12.89%) VPN
19 23 (11.86%) Finance
19 23 (11.86%) Security Cleared
19 23 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 22 (11.34%) Driving Licence
21 20 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
21 20 (10.31%) Migration
21 20 (10.31%) Cisco

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 33 (17.01%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.06%) Confluence
3 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (14.43%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.52%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 83 (42.78%) Office 365
2 38 (19.59%) Azure
3 9 (4.64%) IaaS
4 8 (4.12%) AWS
5 6 (3.09%) SaaS
6 5 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.52%) G Suite
8 1 (0.52%) GCP
8 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.71%) DHCP
1 46 (23.71%) DNS
1 46 (23.71%) Firewall
2 26 (13.40%) TCP/IP
3 25 (12.89%) VPN
4 15 (7.73%) SAN
5 13 (6.70%) IPsec
5 13 (6.70%) LAN
5 13 (6.70%) Remote Desktop
5 13 (6.70%) VLAN
5 13 (6.70%) Wireless
6 12 (6.19%) WAN
7 8 (4.12%) IPv4
8 7 (3.61%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.06%) OpenVPN
10 4 (2.06%) PABX
11 3 (1.55%) Network Security
12 2 (1.03%) VoIP
12 2 (1.03%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.09%) JIRA
2 4 (2.06%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.03%) GitLab
4 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
2 11 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.12%) Retail
4 5 (2.58%) Publishing
5 4 (2.06%) Marketing
6 3 (1.55%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) .NET
1 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.52%) EDI
1 1 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.34%) Driving Licence
2 12 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.58%) Cyberattack
6 4 (2.06%) Blog
6 4 (2.06%) CMDB
6 4 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.06%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.52%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 110 (56.70%) Windows
2 64 (32.99%) Windows Server
3 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (21.13%) Windows 10
5 33 (17.01%) Linux
6 28 (14.43%) Windows 7
7 20 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (8.25%) Unix
9 12 (6.19%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.09%) CentOS
10 6 (3.09%) Debian
10 6 (3.09%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.58%) Android
11 5 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.06%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.06%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.52%) Gentoo
14 1 (0.52%) Slackware
14 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.16%) ITIL
2 34 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (10.31%) Migration
5 15 (7.73%) Information Security
6 14 (7.22%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (6.70%) Network Virtualisation
8 12 (6.19%) Project Delivery
9 10 (5.15%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.64%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (4.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (3.61%) Break/Fix
12 7 (3.61%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (3.61%) Workflow
13 6 (3.09%) Asset Management
13 6 (3.09%) Fintech
13 6 (3.09%) Systems Engineering
14 5 (2.58%) CRM
14 5 (2.58%) Mathematics
14 5 (2.58%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.98%) SQL
2 11 (5.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.12%) C
4 4 (2.06%) Python
4 4 (2.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.03%) C++
7 1 (0.52%) C#
7 1 (0.52%) Java
7 1 (0.52%) Perl
7 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.73%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.19%) Degree
4 8 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.12%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.61%) MCSE
6 4 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.06%) CCNA
6 4 (2.06%) CCNP
6 4 (2.06%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.06%) MCSA
7 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.55%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CISM
8 1 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.67%) SLA
2 5 (2.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) NIST
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (49.48%) Active Directory
2 39 (20.10%) Hyper-V
3 32 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.61%) vSphere
5 3 (1.55%) XenApp
5 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.03%) Samba
6 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.03%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.52%) Btrfs
7 1 (0.52%) Ceph
7 1 (0.52%) DRBD
7 1 (0.52%) KVM
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (4.12%) WSUS
3 7 (3.61%) SCCM
4 4 (2.06%) SCOM
5 3 (1.55%) Ansible
6 2 (1.03%) Terraform
7 1 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 83 (42.78%) Microsoft
2 52 (26.80%) VMware
3 20 (10.31%) Cisco
4 18 (9.28%) Apple
5 11 (5.67%) Citrix
6 9 (4.64%) HP
7 8 (4.12%) Dell
8 7 (3.61%) Adobe
9 6 (3.09%) Oracle
10 5 (2.58%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.06%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.06%) EMC
11 4 (2.06%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.06%) Meraki
11 4 (2.06%) Nortel
11 4 (2.06%) Panasonic
11 4 (2.06%) Sage
11 4 (2.06%) Siemens
12 3 (1.55%) Symantec
12 3 (1.55%) Veeam