Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 304 328
Rank change year-on-year +13 +24 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 37 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 22
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,800
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +25.90% +1.09%
10th Percentile £23,800 £19,500 £22,700
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,625 £48,150
England median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% +7.14%

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 10043 10599 11397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8318 8956 9646
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Somerset -3 12 £85,000 +203.57%
Bristol -27 10 £35,250 -15.06%
Dorset +3 7 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire -1 4 £40,750 +8.67%
Gloucestershire +30 2 £30,000 -50.00%
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
Devon - 1 £24,000 -
Technical Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Technical Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Java
3 12 (32.43%) .NET
3 12 (32.43%) Open Source
3 12 (32.43%) Software Delivery
4 10 (27.03%) VMware
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
6 8 (21.62%) Citrix
7 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.22%) Firewall
8 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
8 5 (13.51%) SQL
8 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
9 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
9 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.11%) Linux
10 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (8.11%) Retail
10 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
10 3 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
11 2 (5.41%) Proactive Management
11 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
11 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
11 2 (5.41%) QA

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 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.41%) DDNS
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) SDH
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Open Source
1 12 (32.43%) Software Delivery
2 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.41%) Change Control
3 2 (5.41%) Proactive Management
3 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.70%) CRM
4 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL
4 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) AWK
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) SAP