IT Engineer Jobs in the UK excluding London

IT Engineer
UK > UK excluding London

The median IT Engineer salary in the UK excluding London is £32,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

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

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 110 207 247
Rank change year-on-year +97 +40 -72
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1,756 1,025 1,087
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.38% 1.76% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 1.97% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,507 786 1,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,188 £23,000
25th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Median % change year-on-year - -2.99% +3.08%
75th Percentile £42,500 £42,750 £44,063
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,125 £55,000
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 69,899 52,023 70,286
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 89.12% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 49,392 29,903 42,846
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,500 £50,173
Median % change year-on-year -6.54% +6.63% +5.63%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the UK excluding London

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the UK excluding London

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the UK excluding London

IT Engineer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +81 409 £34,000 +4.62% 101
North of England +74 374 £31,500 -9.35% 76
Midlands +67 365 £35,000 +5.68% 50
South West +3 235 £30,000 -7.69% 57
West Midlands +56 186 £35,000 +1.45% 22
East of England +51 180 £31,833 +0.26% 36
North West +47 178 £30,000 -20.00% 34
East Midlands +60 174 £37,500 +33.93% 26
Yorkshire +77 140 £30,500 +3.39% 34
Wales +96 124 £27,500 - 10
Scotland -58 64 £28,500 -22.97% 17
North East +32 55 £32,500 -2.99% 11
Northern Ireland +19 4 £30,000 - 2
Channel Islands - 3 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - - 1
IT Engineer
UK

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2024, IT Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 927 (52.79%) Windows
2 824 (46.92%) Microsoft 365
3 818 (46.58%) Microsoft
4 698 (39.75%) Active Directory
5 595 (33.88%) Azure
6 567 (32.29%) Social Skills
7 494 (28.13%) Windows Server
8 431 (24.54%) Firewall
9 362 (20.62%) Problem-Solving
10 361 (20.56%) VMware
11 358 (20.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 317 (18.05%) Customer Service
13 282 (16.06%) Microsoft Exchange
14 265 (15.09%) Hyper-V
15 242 (13.78%) ITIL
16 231 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 219 (12.47%) Windows 10
18 217 (12.36%) Microsoft Office
19 210 (11.96%) SharePoint
20 201 (11.45%) Degree
21 197 (11.22%) Microsoft Intune
22 196 (11.16%) DNS
23 195 (11.10%) Entra ID
24 170 (9.68%) DHCP
25 168 (9.57%) Cisco
26 156 (8.88%) Linux
27 155 (8.83%) Driving Licence
28 147 (8.37%) Cybersecurity
29 144 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
30 142 (8.09%) SQL

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 282 (16.06%) Microsoft Exchange
2 210 (11.96%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.08%) IIS
4 14 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (0.68%) Confluence
6 9 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.17%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.17%) WordPress
10 2 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.11%) CMS
10 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.11%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.057%) Apache
11 1 (0.057%) Moodle
11 1 (0.057%) Site Server
11 1 (0.057%) Tomcat
Applications
1 217 (12.36%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.057%) Trello
Business Applications
1 5 (0.28%) Sage X3
2 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.057%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 824 (46.92%) Microsoft 365
2 595 (33.88%) Azure
3 195 (11.10%) Entra ID
4 83 (4.73%) AWS
5 50 (2.85%) OneDrive
6 31 (1.77%) Mimecast
7 28 (1.59%) Google Workspace
8 17 (0.97%) Power Platform
9 12 (0.68%) iTunes
10 11 (0.63%) SaaS
11 10 (0.57%) Nutanix
11 10 (0.57%) PowerApps
12 9 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.51%) Power Automate
13 8 (0.46%) IaaS
14 6 (0.34%) Serverless
15 5 (0.28%) PaaS
16 3 (0.17%) Amazon GuardDuty
16 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
16 3 (0.17%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 431 (24.54%) Firewall
2 196 (11.16%) DNS
3 170 (9.68%) DHCP
4 136 (7.74%) Wi-Fi
5 125 (7.12%) VPN
6 115 (6.55%) TCP/IP
7 107 (6.09%) WAN
8 105 (5.98%) SAN
9 97 (5.52%) VoIP
10 93 (5.30%) LAN
11 88 (5.01%) Wireless
12 80 (4.56%) VLAN
13 51 (2.90%) Network Security
14 47 (2.68%) Internet
15 30 (1.71%) NAS
16 29 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
17 22 (1.25%) SD-WAN
18 19 (1.08%) SSL
19 17 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
19 17 (0.97%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (6.66%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 34 (1.94%) MySQL
4 8 (0.46%) MariaDB
5 6 (0.34%) Power BI
6 4 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.23%) DB2
6 4 (0.23%) InfluxDB
7 3 (0.17%) Metabase
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (1.37%) JIRA
2 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.17%) LabVIEW
3 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.057%) Jenkins
General
1 567 (32.29%) Social Skills
2 134 (7.63%) Law
3 126 (7.18%) Manufacturing
4 82 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 76 (4.33%) Finance
6 73 (4.16%) Organisational Skills
7 68 (3.87%) Influencing Skills
7 68 (3.87%) Presentation Skills
8 67 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (2.79%) Retail
10 35 (1.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 28 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
11 28 (1.59%) Legal
12 25 (1.42%) Marketing
13 20 (1.14%) Public Sector
14 17 (0.97%) Automotive
15 15 (0.85%) Games
16 14 (0.80%) Advertising
17 11 (0.63%) Back Office
18 9 (0.51%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.28%) Kafka
2 4 (0.23%) Cocoa
3 3 (0.17%) .NET
3 3 (0.17%) LAMP
4 2 (0.11%) CSS
4 2 (0.11%) HTML
4 2 (0.11%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.11%) V-Ray
5 1 (0.057%) EDI
5 1 (0.057%) LDAP
5 1 (0.057%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 155 (8.83%) Driving Licence
2 68 (3.87%) FMCG
3 60 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
4 49 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 48 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 43 (2.45%) Replication
7 30 (1.71%) CCTV
7 30 (1.71%) Onboarding
8 29 (1.65%) Fat Client
8 29 (1.65%) Thin Client
9 27 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
10 20 (1.14%) iPad
11 13 (0.74%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.57%) EPoS
12 10 (0.57%) Security Posture
12 10 (0.57%) Social Media
13 8 (0.46%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.46%) Operational Technology
14 7 (0.40%) Cyber Threat
Operating Systems
1 927 (52.79%) Windows
2 494 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 219 (12.47%) Windows 10
4 156 (8.88%) Linux
5 129 (7.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 95 (5.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 81 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (3.53%) Mac OS
9 54 (3.08%) Android
10 51 (2.90%) Apple iOS
11 36 (2.05%) Windows 7
12 21 (1.20%) Windows 8
13 19 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.63%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.57%) Unix
16 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.46%) CentOS
18 5 (0.28%) Debian
19 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (20.62%) Problem-Solving
2 358 (20.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 317 (18.05%) Customer Service
4 242 (13.78%) ITIL
5 147 (8.37%) Cybersecurity
6 144 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 92 (5.24%) Project Delivery
8 87 (4.95%) Migration
9 84 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 74 (4.21%) Service Delivery
11 68 (3.87%) Benchmarking
11 68 (3.87%) Lean Manufacturing
11 68 (3.87%) Lean Six Sigma
11 68 (3.87%) Order Management
11 68 (3.87%) Project Management
11 68 (3.87%) Six Sigma
12 55 (3.13%) Incident Management
13 50 (2.85%) Agile
14 43 (2.45%) Change Management
15 42 (2.39%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 142 (8.09%) SQL
2 117 (6.66%) PowerShell
3 29 (1.65%) Python
4 13 (0.74%) Java
5 10 (0.57%) Swift
6 9 (0.51%) Bash
7 8 (0.46%) C++
7 8 (0.46%) PHP
8 7 (0.40%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.34%) C#
9 6 (0.34%) VB
10 4 (0.23%) R
11 3 (0.17%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.057%) Go
12 1 (0.057%) Perl
12 1 (0.057%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 201 (11.45%) Degree
2 109 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (3.87%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 67 (3.82%) DBS Check
5 64 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (3.02%) CCNA
7 42 (2.39%) Network+ Certification
8 33 (1.88%) MCSE
9 31 (1.77%) Azure Certification
9 31 (1.77%) Security Cleared
10 28 (1.59%) A+ Certification
11 20 (1.14%) MCP
12 17 (0.97%) SC Cleared
13 15 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
13 15 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (0.80%) CCNP
14 14 (0.80%) CISSP
15 11 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.24%) SLA
2 35 (1.99%) GDPR
3 28 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (0.80%) QA
6 7 (0.40%) NIST
7 6 (0.34%) SOC 2
8 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.11%) NCSC
11 1 (0.057%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.057%) COBIT
11 1 (0.057%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 698 (39.75%) Active Directory
2 265 (15.09%) Hyper-V
3 231 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
5 24 (1.37%) vSphere
6 20 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (0.85%) Docker
9 7 (0.40%) Firmware
9 7 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.28%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.11%) pfSense
12 2 (0.11%) Samba
12 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.057%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.057%) NFS
13 1 (0.057%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.057%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 197 (11.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 70 (3.99%) SCCM
3 16 (0.91%) WSUS
4 13 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
5 12 (0.68%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.63%) SCOM
7 10 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
8 9 (0.51%) Ansible
9 8 (0.46%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.40%) Grafana
11 6 (0.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (0.34%) Opsgenie
12 5 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.28%) NetCrunch
13 4 (0.23%) Nessus
13 4 (0.23%) Proxmox
14 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 818 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 361 (20.56%) VMware
3 168 (9.57%) Cisco
4 109 (6.21%) Citrix
5 104 (5.92%) Veeam
6 72 (4.10%) Apple
7 70 (3.99%) Meraki
8 68 (3.87%) HP
9 54 (3.08%) Sophos
10 36 (2.05%) Google
11 34 (1.94%) Fortinet
12 29 (1.65%) Dell
13 28 (1.59%) Palo Alto
14 27 (1.54%) Barracuda Networks
14 27 (1.54%) Draytek
15 26 (1.48%) Aruba
16 22 (1.25%) ConnectWise
17 19 (1.08%) Acronis
17 19 (1.08%) WatchGuard
18 11 (0.63%) NetApp