Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 297 305
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 62 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 56 18 27
South West median annual salary £33,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £18,250 £22,800
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

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 10,472 10,009 10,781
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 97.07% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8,710 8,340 9,013
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +2 22 £32,500 -21.21% 2
Dorset -23 17 £42,500 +112.50% 1
Wiltshire -4 12 £27,500 -42.11% 2
Gloucestershire +14 4 £46,000 -16.36% 1
Devon +10 4 £35,000 +70.73%
Somerset +23 2 £20,500 -21.15% 1
Technical Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 32 (51.61%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.32%) VMware
4 23 (37.10%) Citrix
5 21 (33.87%) Hyper-V
6 17 (27.42%) Active Directory
6 17 (27.42%) SAN
7 16 (25.81%) Office 365
8 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (22.58%) Windows Server
10 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
11 12 (19.35%) Linux
11 12 (19.35%) Clustering
12 11 (17.74%) DNS
12 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (17.74%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
13 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (14.52%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
14 9 (14.52%) SQL
14 9 (14.52%) Firewall
15 8 (12.90%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (11.29%) SolarWinds
16 7 (11.29%) NAS
16 7 (11.29%) MySQL
16 7 (11.29%) IIS

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 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) Apache
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (11.29%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.81%) Office 365
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) SAN
2 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
3 11 (17.74%) DNS
4 9 (14.52%) Firewall
5 8 (12.90%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (11.29%) DDNS
6 7 (11.29%) NAS
7 6 (9.68%) Unified Communications
8 4 (6.45%) MPLS
8 4 (6.45%) VoIP
8 4 (6.45%) VPN
9 3 (4.84%) Wireless
10 2 (3.23%) 3G
10 2 (3.23%) 4G
10 2 (3.23%) DHCP
10 2 (3.23%) GSM
10 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.23%) SSL
10 2 (3.23%) TETRA
10 2 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) MySQL
3 5 (8.06%) Ingres
3 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) CSS
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Clustering
2 6 (9.68%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.84%) iPhone
4 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) Windows Server
2 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.35%) Linux
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.06%) Unix
6 3 (4.84%) Android
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (9.68%) Presales
3 5 (8.06%) ITIL
4 4 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
4 4 (6.45%) Network Management
4 4 (6.45%) Product Breakdown Structure
4 4 (6.45%) Project Management
4 4 (6.45%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.23%) Decision-Making
6 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) C
3 4 (6.45%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) C++
4 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Citrix Certification
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) CCNA
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) CCNP
4 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.23%) MCITP
5 2 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) Hyper-V
2 17 (27.42%) Active Directory
3 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.06%) XenApp
5 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (40.32%) VMware
3 23 (37.10%) Citrix
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco
4 7 (11.29%) SolarWinds
5 6 (9.68%) Veeam
6 5 (8.06%) HP
7 4 (6.45%) Dell
7 4 (6.45%) Mitel
8 2 (3.23%) Avaya
8 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 2 (3.23%) IBM
8 2 (3.23%) Sonus
9 1 (1.61%) Apple
9 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.61%) Google
9 1 (1.61%) Twitter
9 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard