Period
to 10 August 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 149 183
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 70 216 165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.61% 2.13% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.21% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 61 203 121
Median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.09% +17.02%
10th Percentile £21,875 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £46,500 £47,500 £40,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% +1.61% +3.33%

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 4,161 9,780 10,252
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.64% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,349 7,826 8,494
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,900 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.22% +5.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +56 25 £34,250 +23.42% 3
Gloucestershire +5 13 £26,250 -12.50% 2
Wiltshire +24 12 £26,500 -11.67%
Dorset +16 9 £34,000 -2.86% 2
Somerset +9 9 £31,000 +37.78% 2
Cornwall +16 2 £41,125 +55.19% 1
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 45 (64.29%) Windows
2 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 28 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 26 (37.14%) Office 365
4 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 24 (34.29%) VMware
6 19 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (25.71%) Firewall
8 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (21.43%) Azure
10 14 (20.00%) ITIL
11 13 (18.57%) Linux
11 13 (18.57%) Cisco
12 12 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
12 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
13 11 (15.71%) DNS
13 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
13 11 (15.71%) Windows 10
14 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
14 10 (14.29%) DHCP
14 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
15 9 (12.86%) SQL
15 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (12.86%) Change Management
15 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 9 (12.86%) Driving Licence
16 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
16 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (11.43%) Telecoms

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 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 26 (37.14%) Office 365
2 15 (21.43%) Azure
3 3 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) Firewall
2 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.71%) DNS
4 10 (14.29%) DHCP
5 8 (11.43%) LAN
5 8 (11.43%) VPN
5 8 (11.43%) WAN
6 6 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (8.57%) Unified Communications
6 6 (8.57%) VoIP
6 6 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (8.57%) Wireless
7 4 (5.71%) WLAN
8 3 (4.29%) Network Security
8 3 (4.29%) SAN
9 2 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (2.86%) VLAN
10 1 (1.43%) NAS
10 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Legal
2 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.86%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) HTML
1 1 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Driving Licence
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.29%) EPoS
3 3 (4.29%) iSeries
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 45 (64.29%) Windows
2 28 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (18.57%) Linux
5 11 (15.71%) Windows 10
6 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (4.29%) SUSE
10 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
10 3 (4.29%) Unix
10 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.43%) CentOS
11 1 (1.43%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (12.86%) Change Management
3 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 5 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) IT Asset Management
6 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.71%) Network Management
6 4 (5.71%) Proactive Management
7 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.29%) Data Entry
7 3 (4.29%) Data Security
7 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.29%) Service Management
8 2 (2.86%) ITSM
8 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.86%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) Python
4 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.29%) VBScript
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) Perl
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.43%) CCNA
2 8 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) MCSA
5 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.29%) A+ Certification
6 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) CCNP
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) CCA
8 1 (1.43%) CCENT
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.43%) HND
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.43%) LPIC
8 1 (1.43%) MCP
8 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
2 6 (8.57%) GDPR
2 6 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.29%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.86%) Btrfs
5 2 (2.86%) Ceph
5 2 (2.86%) DRBD
5 2 (2.86%) Firmware
5 2 (2.86%) KVM
5 2 (2.86%) Xen
6 1 (1.43%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
6 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) Check_MK
2 2 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.43%) Terraform
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.29%) VMware
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) Aruba
4 3 (4.29%) Citrix
4 3 (4.29%) Dell
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) Mitel
5 2 (2.86%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Sage
5 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.86%) Veeam
6 1 (1.43%) Apple
6 1 (1.43%) Centrify
6 1 (1.43%) Meraki
6 1 (1.43%) Progress
6 1 (1.43%) Symantec
6 1 (1.43%) Ubiquiti