Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 171 198
Rank change year-on-year +29 +27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 208 187 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.07% 1.84% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.89% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 147 161 161
South West median annual salary £29,000 £23,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.40% -6.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £20,500 £17,000 £17,250
90th Percentile £43,000 £40,000 £38,750
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +3.45%

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 9,674 9,907 10,426
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 97.51% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,784 8,197 8,778
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 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
Gloucestershire +38 47 £30,000 +18.81% 6
Bristol +18 45 £32,250 +34.38% 7
Devon +23 37 £22,000 - 3
Dorset +5 35 £35,750 +98.61% 4
Somerset +22 20 £28,000 +23.08% 1
Wiltshire -21 19 £22,500 +2.27% 5
Cornwall -4 5 £29,500 +5.36% 1
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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.

1 167 (80.29%) Windows
2 114 (54.81%) Microsoft
3 95 (45.67%) Active Directory
4 83 (39.90%) Windows Server
5 67 (32.21%) Office 365
6 54 (25.96%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (25.48%) ITIL
8 49 (23.56%) Microsoft Office
9 48 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (23.08%) Hyper-V
10 45 (21.63%) Windows 10
11 42 (20.19%) Firewall
12 37 (17.79%) MS Exchange
12 37 (17.79%) TCP/IP
12 37 (17.79%) DNS
13 36 (17.31%) VMware
14 33 (15.87%) Security Cleared
15 32 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 31 (14.90%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (14.90%) DHCP
17 27 (12.98%) DV Cleared
17 27 (12.98%) Degree
18 26 (12.50%) Windows 7
19 25 (12.02%) Linux
20 24 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
21 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
22 22 (10.58%) Cisco
22 22 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (10.58%) Line Management
23 21 (10.10%) Wireless

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 37 (17.79%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.65%) SharePoint
3 17 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.37%) Apache
6 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.44%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.96%) IIS
9 1 (0.48%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.48%) Moodle
Applications
1 49 (23.56%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 67 (32.21%) Office 365
2 24 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.44%) G Suite
4 3 (1.44%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.96%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.19%) Firewall
2 37 (17.79%) DNS
2 37 (17.79%) TCP/IP
3 31 (14.90%) DHCP
4 21 (10.10%) Wireless
5 19 (9.13%) LAN
6 14 (6.73%) VoIP
6 14 (6.73%) WAN
7 12 (5.77%) Internet
8 11 (5.29%) VPN
9 10 (4.81%) Intranet
9 10 (4.81%) SAN
10 7 (3.37%) Unified Communications
11 6 (2.88%) WLAN
12 5 (2.40%) PBX
13 4 (1.92%) ADSL
13 4 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.92%) Skype
14 3 (1.44%) IPsec
14 3 (1.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.85%) MySQL
3 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (7.69%) Retail
2 8 (3.85%) Marketing
3 7 (3.37%) Finance
4 5 (2.40%) Military
4 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.44%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.44%) Electronics
5 3 (1.44%) Law
5 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.81%) Middleware
2 5 (2.40%) .NET
2 5 (2.40%) LAMP
3 2 (0.96%) WAP
4 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.13%) Driving Licence
2 15 (7.21%) Fat Client
2 15 (7.21%) Thin Client
3 13 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.29%) PDA
5 10 (4.81%) Fintech
6 7 (3.37%) iPad
6 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.92%) iPhone
8 4 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.44%) CCTV
9 3 (1.44%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.96%) Clustering
10 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 167 (80.29%) Windows
2 83 (39.90%) Windows Server
3 48 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (21.63%) Windows 10
5 31 (14.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 25 (12.02%) Linux
8 19 (9.13%) Windows 8
9 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.81%) Android
11 7 (3.37%) Unix
12 6 (2.88%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.40%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.48%) CentOS
15 1 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.96%) Problem-Solving
2 53 (25.48%) ITIL
3 32 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (10.58%) Line Management
5 18 (8.65%) Business Continuity
6 11 (5.29%) Break/Fix
6 11 (5.29%) ERP
6 11 (5.29%) Service Delivery
7 10 (4.81%) Data Protection
7 10 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (4.81%) Identity Management
7 10 (4.81%) Project Management
8 9 (4.33%) Mathematics
9 8 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (2.88%) Data Privacy
10 6 (2.88%) Software Engineering
10 6 (2.88%) Systems Engineering
10 6 (2.88%) Web Design
11 5 (2.40%) Migration
11 5 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.13%) SQL
2 9 (4.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.85%) C
4 5 (2.40%) PHP
5 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.48%) Python
5 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.98%) Degree
2 27 (12.98%) DV Cleared
3 20 (9.62%) CCNA
3 20 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (8.65%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (5.77%) MCP
7 9 (4.33%) MCSA
8 5 (2.40%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (2.40%) CISSP
8 5 (2.40%) LPIC
8 5 (2.40%) SSCP
9 4 (1.92%) MCSE
10 3 (1.44%) CCNP
10 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.40%) GDPR
2 5 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (45.67%) Active Directory
2 48 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 22 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.92%) XenApp
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) SCCM
2 10 (4.81%) SCVMM
3 5 (2.40%) Cacti
3 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.40%) Puppet
3 5 (2.40%) WSUS
3 5 (2.40%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.92%) PTC Integrity
5 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.48%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 114 (54.81%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.31%) VMware
3 22 (10.58%) Cisco
4 17 (8.17%) Citrix
5 13 (6.25%) Apple
6 12 (5.77%) Intel
7 10 (4.81%) HP
7 10 (4.81%) Juniper
8 8 (3.85%) Meraki
8 8 (3.85%) Veeam
9 5 (2.40%) Ivanti
10 4 (1.92%) Dell
10 4 (1.92%) Mitel
10 4 (1.92%) PTC
11 3 (1.44%) Google
11 3 (1.44%) SAP
11 3 (1.44%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.44%) Ubiquiti
12 2 (0.96%) AVG
12 2 (0.96%) NetMotion Wireless