Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 297 317
Rank change year-on-year +23 +20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 60 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 28
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.72% +1.43% +27.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,250 £22,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £87,500 £72,250
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -

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 10,028 9,854 10,559
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 97.58% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8,316 8,186 8,930
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 £24,738
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Technical Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in the South West

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the South West.

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in the South West

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Dorset -15 16 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bristol +6 14 £32,500 - 1
Somerset +36 10 £55,000 -35.29% 3
Wiltshire -6 9 £27,000 -32.50% 5
Gloucestershire +17 6 £46,000 +53.33%
Devon +21 3 £30,000 +25.00% 1
Cornwall +6 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Technical Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (45.00%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (35.00%) VMware
4 20 (33.33%) Citrix
5 19 (31.67%) Hyper-V
6 17 (28.33%) Office 365
6 17 (28.33%) SAN
7 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 15 (25.00%) Clustering
9 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
9 14 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
10 13 (21.67%) DNS
11 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
13 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (16.67%) Linux
13 10 (16.67%) MySQL
13 10 (16.67%) Project Management
14 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (15.00%) CCNA
14 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 8 (13.33%) SolarWinds
15 8 (13.33%) NAS
15 8 (13.33%) Driving Licence
15 8 (13.33%) Remote Desktop

Technical 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 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.33%) Apache
3 8 (13.33%) IIS
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.67%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.67%) CMS
7 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.33%) Office 365
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) SAN
2 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 13 (21.67%) DNS
4 8 (13.33%) DDNS
4 8 (13.33%) Firewall
4 8 (13.33%) NAS
4 8 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (6.67%) DHCP
5 4 (6.67%) MPLS
6 3 (5.00%) Skype
6 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.33%) IMAP
7 2 (3.33%) PSTN
7 2 (3.33%) VoIP
7 2 (3.33%) WAN
8 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.67%) GSM
8 1 (1.67%) LAN
8 1 (1.67%) SDH
8 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) MySQL
2 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.67%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.33%) Ingres
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.67%) CodeSonar
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) git-flow
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Robot Framework
1 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Marketing
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) WAP
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) Django
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) Java EE
2 1 (1.67%) LAMP
2 1 (1.67%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.67%) REST
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) Spring
2 1 (1.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Clustering
2 8 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 7 (11.67%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) CMDB
6 1 (1.67%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) iPhone
6 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (16.67%) Linux
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.33%) Android
6 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.33%) Unix
7 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Project Management
2 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (11.67%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL
5 5 (8.33%) Product Breakdown Structure
5 5 (8.33%) Release Management
5 5 (8.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 4 (6.67%) Cryptocurrency
6 4 (6.67%) Network Management
6 4 (6.67%) Runbook
7 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Email Migration
8 2 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (3.33%) Presales
8 2 (3.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) Java
2 7 (11.67%) C
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (15.00%) CCNA
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.00%) CCNP
4 6 (10.00%) Degree
4 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.67%) MCITP
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) MCSA
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) Hyper-V
2 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) Docker
5 1 (1.67%) Firmware
5 1 (1.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Salt
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.00%) VMware
3 20 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco
4 8 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 7 (11.67%) Veeam
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle
7 4 (6.67%) HP
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) EMC
9 2 (3.33%) Equitrac
9 2 (3.33%) Mitel
10 1 (1.67%) Avaya
10 1 (1.67%) Ciena
10 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.67%) Huawei
10 1 (1.67%) Nokia
10 1 (1.67%) Sonus
10 1 (1.67%) Twitter
10 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard