Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 185 199
Rank change year-on-year +21 +14 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 191 156 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.85% 1.54% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.57% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 137 143 155
South West median annual salary £28,000 £23,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.15% -11.32% +3.92%
10th Percentile £20,500 £18,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £43,000 £36,240 £39,500
England median annual salary £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.28% +1.67% +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 9,962 9,922 10,480
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 97.76% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,198 8,243 8,876
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Bristol +16 46 £31,000 +25.25% 4
Dorset -13 35 £29,500 +42.17% 3
Gloucestershire +26 33 £31,250 +25.00% 3
Devon +32 31 £22,000 - 2
Somerset +40 24 £28,000 +17.89% 2
Wiltshire -25 15 £21,500 -2.27% 4
Cornwall -10 7 £29,500 -15.71% 1
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 153 (80.10%) Windows
2 115 (60.21%) Microsoft
3 88 (46.07%) Active Directory
4 84 (43.98%) Windows Server
5 60 (31.41%) Office 365
6 51 (26.70%) Hyper-V
7 49 (25.65%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (25.13%) ITIL
9 47 (24.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (23.56%) Microsoft Office
11 41 (21.47%) VMware
12 39 (20.42%) TCP/IP
13 38 (19.90%) DNS
13 38 (19.90%) Firewall
13 38 (19.90%) Windows 10
14 36 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 35 (18.32%) MS Exchange
15 35 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 29 (15.18%) Linux
16 29 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (14.66%) DHCP
17 28 (14.66%) Cisco
18 25 (13.09%) CCNA
18 25 (13.09%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (13.09%) Degree
19 23 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (12.04%) SQL Server
20 21 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
21 20 (10.47%) Security Cleared
21 20 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010

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 35 (18.32%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (9.95%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.81%) Apache
5 9 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.14%) IIS
7 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.57%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.52%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.52%) Moodle
Applications
1 45 (23.56%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 60 (31.41%) Office 365
2 21 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.09%) G Suite
5 3 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.57%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.05%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.42%) TCP/IP
2 38 (19.90%) DNS
2 38 (19.90%) Firewall
3 28 (14.66%) DHCP
4 18 (9.42%) Wireless
5 17 (8.90%) LAN
6 15 (7.85%) VoIP
7 12 (6.28%) Internet
7 12 (6.28%) VPN
7 12 (6.28%) WAN
8 10 (5.24%) Intranet
8 10 (5.24%) SAN
9 9 (4.71%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (3.66%) NAS
10 7 (3.66%) Unified Communications
11 6 (3.14%) DDNS
12 5 (2.62%) PBX
13 4 (2.09%) Skype
13 4 (2.09%) WLAN
14 3 (1.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.33%) MySQL
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (6.28%) Retail
2 8 (4.19%) Finance
2 8 (4.19%) Marketing
3 7 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.62%) Military
5 3 (1.57%) Electronics
5 3 (1.57%) Law
5 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.24%) Middleware
2 7 (3.66%) LAMP
3 5 (2.62%) .NET
4 2 (1.05%) WAP
5 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.85%) Driving Licence
2 13 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.81%) Fat Client
2 13 (6.81%) Thin Client
3 8 (4.19%) Fintech
4 7 (3.66%) iPad
4 7 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.14%) Clustering
5 6 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.62%) PDA
7 4 (2.09%) iPhone
8 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.57%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) CCTV
9 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.05%) EPoS
9 2 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 153 (80.10%) Windows
2 84 (43.98%) Windows Server
3 47 (24.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (19.90%) Windows 10
5 36 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (15.18%) Linux
7 19 (9.95%) Windows 7
8 13 (6.81%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.24%) Android
10 9 (4.71%) Unix
11 8 (4.19%) Ubuntu
12 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.52%) CentOS
15 1 (0.52%) Debian
15 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.65%) Problem-Solving
2 48 (25.13%) ITIL
3 35 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (7.85%) Line Management
5 12 (6.28%) ERP
6 11 (5.76%) Business Continuity
6 11 (5.76%) Project Management
7 10 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.24%) Identity Management
8 8 (4.19%) Open Source
8 8 (4.19%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (3.66%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.66%) Data Privacy
9 7 (3.66%) Mathematics
9 7 (3.66%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (3.66%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.14%) Data Protection
10 6 (3.14%) Migration
10 6 (3.14%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.42%) SQL
2 10 (5.24%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.66%) PHP
4 5 (2.62%) C
5 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (13.09%) CCNA
1 25 (13.09%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (13.09%) Degree
2 23 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (10.47%) Security Cleared
4 15 (7.85%) DV Cleared
5 12 (6.28%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (4.71%) MCP
6 9 (4.71%) MCSA
7 7 (3.66%) CCNP
7 7 (3.66%) CISSP
7 7 (3.66%) LPIC
7 7 (3.66%) SSCP
8 5 (2.62%) Chartered Engineer
9 4 (2.09%) MCSE
10 3 (1.57%) CCA
10 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.57%) MCITP
10 3 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) SLA
2 5 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 88 (46.07%) Active Directory
2 51 (26.70%) Hyper-V
3 29 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.24%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.09%) XenApp
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (8.38%) SCCM
2 8 (4.19%) SCVMM
3 7 (3.66%) Cacti
3 7 (3.66%) Puppet
3 7 (3.66%) ZABBIX
4 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (2.62%) WSUS
5 4 (2.09%) PTC Integrity
6 1 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 115 (60.21%) Microsoft
2 41 (21.47%) VMware
3 28 (14.66%) Cisco
4 19 (9.95%) Citrix
5 14 (7.33%) Apple
6 10 (5.24%) HP
6 10 (5.24%) Intel
7 8 (4.19%) Juniper
7 8 (4.19%) Meraki
8 6 (3.14%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.14%) Veeam
9 5 (2.62%) Dell
9 5 (2.62%) Ivanti
10 4 (2.09%) Google
10 4 (2.09%) Mitel
10 4 (2.09%) PTC
11 3 (1.57%) SAP
11 3 (1.57%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.57%) Ubiquiti
12 2 (1.05%) Aruba