The median annual salary for a Customer Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Customer Engineer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 843 923
Rank change year-on-year +6 +80  
Permanent jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 37 90 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.093% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.096% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 34 76 38
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +7.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £28,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year +14.03% +11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Customer Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Customer Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Engineer in the UK

Customer Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Customer Engineer in the UK

Customer Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Engineer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Customer Engineer in the UK

Customer Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 37 £32,500 +18.18% 8
South East +48 21 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Hampshire +27 10 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Farnborough +15 10 £32,500 -42.22% 1
Berkshire +18 9 £25,000 -33.33%
London +6 6 £72,500 +190.00% 5
Reading +20 5 £27,500 -
South West -14 4 £35,000 +42.85%
Bristol - 4 £35,000 -
Wokingham +25 3 £22,500 -
East of England -6 3 £35,000 +16.66%
City of London +26 2 £75,000 +122.22% 2
Essex - 2 £35,000 -
Bracknell +23 1 £65,000 +44.44%
East Midlands +21 1 £20,000 -40.74%
Oxfordshire +3 1 £23,500 -17.54% 1
Hertfordshire -10 1 £27,000 -32.50%
Surrey - 1 £27,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £20,000 -

Customer Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Customer 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 featuring Customer Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (43.48%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (27.54%) Finance
5 18 (26.09%) Cisco
6 17 (24.64%) CCNA
7 16 (23.19%) SLA
7 16 (23.19%) ITIL
7 16 (23.19%) SQL
8 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (21.74%) Java
9 13 (18.84%) Oracle
9 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
10 12 (17.39%) SAP
10 12 (17.39%) Linux
10 12 (17.39%) Banking
10 12 (17.39%) Network Security
11 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
11 11 (15.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (15.94%) Marketing
11 11 (15.94%) MySQL
11 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
11 11 (15.94%) Shell Script
11 11 (15.94%) DNS
12 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (14.49%) ETL
12 10 (14.49%) Manufacturing
12 10 (14.49%) Programme Management
12 10 (14.49%) Electronics

Customer Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) lighttpd
4 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.45%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) Catchpoint
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) Network Security
2 11 (15.94%) DNS
3 8 (11.59%) VLAN
4 7 (10.14%) Firewall
4 7 (10.14%) HTTP
4 7 (10.14%) SSL
5 6 (8.70%) IPsec
5 6 (8.70%) SMTP
5 6 (8.70%) VPN
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.80%) DHCP
7 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.35%) Internet
8 3 (4.35%) Wireless
9 2 (2.90%) Broadband
9 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.45%) LAN
10 1 (1.45%) PBX
10 1 (1.45%) VoIP
10 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 21 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 19 (27.54%) Finance
3 12 (17.39%) Banking
4 11 (15.94%) Marketing
5 10 (14.49%) Electronics
5 10 (14.49%) Manufacturing
6 4 (5.80%) Retail
7 2 (2.90%) Advertising
8 1 (1.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.90%) SOAP
2 2 (2.90%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) J2EE
3 1 (1.45%) RESTful
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) SWIFT
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) iPhone
5 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.90%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.45%) Social Media
7 1 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.14%) Windows 8
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.80%) Unix
7 3 (4.35%) Android
7 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (14.49%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.49%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (14.49%) ETL
3 10 (14.49%) Knowledge Management
3 10 (14.49%) Problem Management
3 10 (14.49%) Programme Management
4 9 (13.04%) Project Management
5 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.70%) Data Privacy
7 4 (5.80%) Coaching
7 4 (5.80%) Network Management
7 4 (5.80%) Operations Management
7 4 (5.80%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.35%) Product Management
8 3 (4.35%) Service Management
8 3 (4.35%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) Java
3 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
3 11 (15.94%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.80%) C
5 3 (4.35%) C++
5 3 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (24.64%) CCNA
3 8 (11.59%) CCNP
4 4 (5.80%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) JNCIS
5 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.35%) PMP
5 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.45%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MCTS
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Cisco
2 13 (18.84%) Oracle
3 12 (17.39%) SAP
4 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
5 8 (11.59%) Citrix
6 7 (10.14%) Juniper
6 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.70%) Apple
7 6 (8.70%) WatchGuard
8 5 (7.25%) ArcSight
8 5 (7.25%) F5
8 5 (7.25%) Riverbed
8 5 (7.25%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.25%) VMware
9 2 (2.90%) Google
9 2 (2.90%) Mitel
9 2 (2.90%) Nintex
10 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
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