Period
to 21 May 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 200 205
Rank change year-on-year +51 +5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 183 161 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.88% 1.52% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.57% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 143 130 121
South West median annual salary £32,500 £26,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £21,250 £17,000 £17,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £38,750 £37,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% +6.90% -7.94%

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 9,423 10,270 9,824
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.75% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7,488 8,528 8,178
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Gloucestershire +40 55 £32,500 +10.17% 6
Bristol +28 44 £30,500 -3.17% 1
Dorset +9 29 £35,000 +94.44% 5
Wiltshire +4 22 £33,500 +42.55% 15
Devon -24 18 £20,500 -2.38% 1
Somerset -16 14 £22,500 -18.18% 4
Cornwall +29 1 £26,500 +26.19% 1
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 120 (65.57%) Windows
2 67 (36.61%) Microsoft
3 65 (35.52%) Active Directory
3 65 (35.52%) Windows Server
4 56 (30.60%) Office 365
5 40 (21.86%) VMware
6 39 (21.31%) Microsoft Office
7 38 (20.77%) Windows 7
8 36 (19.67%) ITIL
9 35 (19.13%) Hyper-V
10 33 (18.03%) Firewall
10 33 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (17.49%) Windows 10
12 31 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 30 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
15 28 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (15.30%) MS Exchange
16 23 (12.57%) SQL
17 22 (12.02%) Linux
17 22 (12.02%) LAN
17 22 (12.02%) Security Cleared
18 21 (11.48%) DNS
18 21 (11.48%) DHCP
19 20 (10.93%) Finance
19 20 (10.93%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (10.93%) DV Cleared
20 19 (10.38%) Windows 8
20 19 (10.38%) Wireless
21 18 (9.84%) 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 28 (15.30%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.19%) IIS
6 2 (1.09%) Apache
6 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (21.31%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 4 (2.19%) PTC Creo
6 2 (1.09%) CATIA
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Sage X3
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.55%) Endur
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 56 (30.60%) Office 365
2 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.64%) SaaS
6 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.03%) Firewall
2 22 (12.02%) LAN
3 21 (11.48%) DHCP
3 21 (11.48%) DNS
4 19 (10.38%) Wireless
5 18 (9.84%) WAN
6 15 (8.20%) TCP/IP
7 14 (7.65%) VPN
8 11 (6.01%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (5.46%) SAN
10 8 (4.37%) WLAN
11 6 (3.28%) IPsec
11 6 (3.28%) VoIP
12 5 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (2.19%) Network Security
14 3 (1.64%) MPLS
14 3 (1.64%) Skype
14 3 (1.64%) WebEx
14 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 20 (10.93%) Finance
2 10 (5.46%) Retail
3 3 (1.64%) Marketing
3 3 (1.64%) Military
4 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.64%) XMPP
2 1 (0.55%) LAMP
2 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (7.10%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.37%) Fat Client
2 8 (4.37%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.19%) Clustering
6 4 (2.19%) PDA
7 3 (1.64%) Digital Signage
7 3 (1.64%) NHS
7 3 (1.64%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.09%) CMDB
8 2 (1.09%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.09%) Fintech
8 2 (1.09%) Handset
8 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.09%) iPad
8 2 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 120 (65.57%) Windows
2 65 (35.52%) Windows Server
3 38 (20.77%) Windows 7
4 32 (17.49%) Windows 10
5 31 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (12.02%) Linux
7 20 (10.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (10.38%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.46%) Unix
10 7 (3.83%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.83%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.73%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.19%) CentOS
12 4 (2.19%) Debian
12 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.67%) ITIL
2 33 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (5.46%) Service Delivery
5 9 (4.92%) Information Security
5 9 (4.92%) Line Management
5 9 (4.92%) Network Virtualisation
6 8 (4.37%) CRM
7 7 (3.83%) Break/Fix
8 6 (3.28%) Change Control
8 6 (3.28%) ITSM
9 5 (2.73%) Business Continuity
9 5 (2.73%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (2.73%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (2.73%) Software Engineering
9 5 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.73%) Systems Engineering
10 4 (2.19%) IT Strategy
10 4 (2.19%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.57%) SQL
2 16 (8.74%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.83%) C
4 6 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.28%) Perl
4 6 (3.28%) Python
5 4 (2.19%) Ruby
5 4 (2.19%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.93%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.56%) Degree
4 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.46%) CCNA
5 10 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.83%) MCP
6 7 (3.83%) MCSA
7 6 (3.28%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.73%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.64%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.55%) MCITP
10 1 (0.55%) MCSE
10 1 (0.55%) MCT
10 1 (0.55%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 2 (1.09%) GDPR
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (35.52%) Active Directory
2 35 (19.13%) Hyper-V
3 28 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.83%) XenApp
5 5 (2.73%) vSphere
6 4 (2.19%) Btrfs
6 4 (2.19%) Ceph
6 4 (2.19%) DRBD
6 4 (2.19%) KVM
6 4 (2.19%) Xen
7 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.56%) SCCM
2 4 (2.19%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (2.19%) SCOM
3 3 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.64%) PTC Integrity
4 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.55%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.55%) Nagios
5 1 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 40 (21.86%) VMware
3 18 (9.84%) Cisco
4 12 (6.56%) Citrix
5 10 (5.46%) Apple
6 9 (4.92%) HP
7 8 (4.37%) Intel
8 7 (3.83%) Progress
9 6 (3.28%) Dell
9 6 (3.28%) Sage
9 6 (3.28%) Veeam
10 5 (2.73%) Oracle
11 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.64%) Juniper
12 3 (1.64%) PTC
12 3 (1.64%) Samsung
12 3 (1.64%) Toshiba
12 3 (1.64%) Xerox
13 2 (1.09%) Dell KACE
13 2 (1.09%) Meraki