Period
to 21 January 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 150 172
Rank change year-on-year +16 +22 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 191 189 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.19% 1.94% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.01% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 168 131 168
South West median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +23.40% -6.00%
10th Percentile £21,750 £20,750 £17,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,375
England median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% +5.26%

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 8,373 9,387 9,718
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.27% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,798 7,507 8,026
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +23 49 £26,750 -17.69% 17
Gloucestershire -34 34 £37,500 +25.00% 13
Somerset +33 33 £30,250 +8.04% 4
Wiltshire +17 24 £31,500 +28.57% 11
Dorset +5 22 £29,000 -22.67% 6
Devon -16 18 £33,000 +50.00% 5
Cornwall +18 7 £20,981 -28.88% 5
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 98 (51.31%) Windows
2 90 (47.12%) Microsoft
3 85 (44.50%) Active Directory
4 69 (36.13%) Office 365
5 55 (28.80%) Windows Server
6 51 (26.70%) VMware
7 49 (25.65%) Firewall
7 49 (25.65%) DNS
8 46 (24.08%) ITIL
9 45 (23.56%) DHCP
10 44 (23.04%) Azure
11 42 (21.99%) Linux
12 36 (18.85%) Windows 10
13 33 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (16.23%) MS Exchange
14 31 (16.23%) Hyper-V
15 30 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
16 29 (15.18%) TCP/IP
16 29 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (13.61%) Finance
19 23 (12.04%) VPN
19 23 (12.04%) SQL
19 23 (12.04%) Windows 7
20 21 (10.99%) Cisco
21 20 (10.47%) Wireless
21 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 19 (9.95%) Driving Licence
22 19 (9.95%) Migration

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 31 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.62%) Confluence
3 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.05%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 69 (36.13%) Office 365
2 44 (23.04%) Azure
3 9 (4.71%) IaaS
4 5 (2.62%) AWS
5 4 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.05%) G Suite
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.52%) SaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 49 (25.65%) DNS
1 49 (25.65%) Firewall
2 45 (23.56%) DHCP
3 29 (15.18%) TCP/IP
4 23 (12.04%) VPN
5 20 (10.47%) Wireless
6 16 (8.38%) Remote Desktop
7 15 (7.85%) VLAN
8 12 (6.28%) IPsec
8 12 (6.28%) IPv4
8 12 (6.28%) LAN
9 11 (5.76%) Unified Communications
9 11 (5.76%) WAN
10 10 (5.24%) SAN
11 7 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.62%) Network Security
13 4 (2.09%) PABX
13 4 (2.09%) VoIP
14 2 (1.05%) Internet
14 2 (1.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) JIRA
2 5 (2.62%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.05%) GitLab
4 2 (1.05%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 26 (13.61%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.19%) Retail
4 6 (3.14%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.09%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.52%) EDI
2 1 (0.52%) LAMP
2 1 (0.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.95%) Driving Licence
2 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.66%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.05%) FMCG
5 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.52%) Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 98 (51.31%) Windows
2 55 (28.80%) Windows Server
3 42 (21.99%) Linux
4 36 (18.85%) Windows 10
5 27 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (12.04%) Windows 7
7 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.85%) Unix
9 11 (5.76%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.14%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.62%) Android
11 5 (2.62%) CentOS
12 3 (1.57%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.05%) Debian
14 1 (0.52%) Fedora
14 1 (0.52%) Gentoo
14 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.52%) Slackware
14 1 (0.52%) SUSE
14 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.08%) ITIL
2 33 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (9.95%) Migration
5 14 (7.33%) Information Security
5 14 (7.33%) Mentoring
6 13 (6.81%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (6.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (5.76%) Proactive Management
7 11 (5.76%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.71%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (4.71%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.19%) Systems Engineering
10 7 (3.66%) Break/Fix
10 7 (3.66%) Change Management
10 7 (3.66%) Fintech
10 7 (3.66%) Mathematics
10 7 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.04%) SQL
2 7 (3.66%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.66%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.14%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.14%) Python
4 4 (2.09%) C
5 2 (1.05%) C++
6 1 (0.52%) Perl
6 1 (0.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.33%) DV Cleared
2 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.71%) MCSE
4 8 (4.19%) CCNA
4 8 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (3.66%) DBS Check
5 7 (3.66%) Degree
6 5 (2.62%) MCSA
7 4 (2.09%) MCITP
8 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.57%) MCP
8 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.52%) CCSA
9 1 (0.52%) CEH
9 1 (0.52%) CISM
9 1 (0.52%) CISSP
9 1 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) GxP
System Software
1 85 (44.50%) Active Directory
2 31 (16.23%) Hyper-V
3 29 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.19%) vSphere
5 7 (3.66%) XenApp
5 7 (3.66%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.05%) KVM
7 2 (1.05%) Samba
7 2 (1.05%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.05%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.05%) Xen
8 1 (0.52%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.52%) Ceph
8 1 (0.52%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (4.19%) WSUS
3 2 (1.05%) Ansible
3 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.05%) SCCM
3 2 (1.05%) Terraform
4 1 (0.52%) CASB
4 1 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 90 (47.12%) Microsoft
2 51 (26.70%) VMware
3 21 (10.99%) Cisco
4 13 (6.81%) Citrix
4 13 (6.81%) Dell
5 10 (5.24%) Apple
6 8 (4.19%) HP
6 8 (4.19%) Meraki
7 7 (3.66%) EMC
7 7 (3.66%) Veeam
8 5 (2.62%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.62%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.62%) Sage
9 4 (2.09%) Nortel
9 4 (2.09%) Panasonic
9 4 (2.09%) Siemens
10 3 (1.57%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.57%) Red Box
10 3 (1.57%) Symantec
11 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow