Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Implementation Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Implementation Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1061 1067 1081
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 116 155 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.082% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.085% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 97 153 209
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,550 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,600
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01% -1.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Implementation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Engineer in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Implementation Engineer in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Implementation Engineer in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England -11 109 £55,000 +22.22% 6
UK excluding London +45 74 £42,500 +6.25% 5
London -22 38 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Midlands +21 25 £41,250 -34.00% 1
West Midlands +16 24 £41,250 -34.00%
South East +7 19 £58,750 +6.82%
East of England +22 14 £67,500 +62.65% 1
North of England +7 9 £42,500 +21.43% 3
North West -22 5 £42,500 +70.00% 3
South West -10 4 £40,000 +63.27%
Yorkshire +35 3 £39,000 -13.33%
Scotland -6 3 £23,750 -25.78%
East Midlands +36 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £32,500 -

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (35.34%) Cisco
2 39 (33.62%) Firewall
3 30 (25.86%) SQL
4 29 (25.00%) Linux
5 28 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (22.41%) VMware
6 26 (22.41%) Juniper
7 25 (21.55%) Windows
8 23 (19.83%) Unix
8 23 (19.83%) Finance
9 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
12 17 (14.66%) CCNP
12 17 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (14.66%) WAN
12 17 (14.66%) Migration
13 15 (12.93%) Windows Server
13 15 (12.93%) Hyper-V
13 15 (12.93%) McAfee
14 14 (12.07%) LAN
14 14 (12.07%) VPN
14 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
14 14 (12.07%) SaaS
15 13 (11.21%) TCP/IP
16 12 (10.34%) Project Management
16 12 (10.34%) CheckPoint
16 12 (10.34%) Office 365
17 11 (9.48%) FortiGate
17 11 (9.48%) Data Centre

Implementation 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 (6.03%) IIS
2 6 (5.17%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (3.45%) Jetty
4 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (12.07%) SaaS
4 12 (10.34%) Office 365
5 5 (4.31%) IaaS
5 5 (4.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.62%) Firewall
2 28 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (14.66%) WAN
4 14 (12.07%) LAN
4 14 (12.07%) VPN
5 13 (11.21%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.62%) MPLS
6 10 (8.62%) Network Security
6 10 (8.62%) Wireless
7 9 (7.76%) BGP
7 9 (7.76%) OSPF
8 7 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (6.03%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (6.03%) FWSM
9 6 (5.17%) Ethernet
9 6 (5.17%) IPsec
9 6 (5.17%) Multicast
9 6 (5.17%) SSL
10 5 (4.31%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (4.31%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) JasperReports
2 4 (3.45%) MariaDB
2 4 (3.45%) MySQL
2 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.86%) Big Data
4 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Subversion
2 4 (3.45%) Ant
2 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.45%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.72%) French Language
5 2 (1.72%) German Language
5 2 (1.72%) Law
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) XML
2 5 (4.31%) 802.1X
3 4 (3.45%) CSS
3 4 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (3.45%) FreeMarker
3 4 (3.45%) HTML
3 4 (3.45%) HTML5
3 4 (3.45%) Middleware
3 4 (3.45%) Spring
4 3 (2.59%) CSS3
5 2 (1.72%) COM
5 2 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (0.86%) CherryPy
6 1 (0.86%) Node.js
6 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.45%) Derivative
3 4 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.45%) Equities
3 4 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.59%) EPoS
4 3 (2.59%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Fintech
6 1 (0.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.00%) Linux
2 25 (21.55%) Windows
3 23 (19.83%) Unix
4 15 (12.93%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.86%) CentOS
9 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.66%) Migration
2 12 (10.34%) Project Management
3 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
4 9 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.90%) CRM
5 8 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (6.90%) DevOps
5 8 (6.90%) Information Security
6 7 (6.03%) Matrix Management
6 7 (6.03%) SIEM
7 6 (5.17%) ITIL
7 6 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (5.17%) Network Design
7 6 (5.17%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (4.31%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.31%) Presales
8 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.31%) Web Filtering
8 5 (4.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.86%) SQL
2 8 (6.90%) Java
2 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.31%) C
3 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.45%) Groovy
4 4 (3.45%) PHP
4 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.59%) Apex Code
5 3 (2.59%) Python
6 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.86%) Perl
7 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.86%) Ruby
7 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) CCNP
1 17 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.76%) Degree
3 7 (6.03%) JNCIS
4 5 (4.31%) JNCIP
5 4 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.45%) PMP
6 2 (1.72%) CCIE
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.86%) CCIE Collaboration
7 1 (0.86%) CCNA
7 1 (0.86%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (0.86%) MCITP
7 1 (0.86%) MCSA
7 1 (0.86%) MCSD
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (12.93%) Hyper-V
2 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.03%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.72%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.86%) Docker
6 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.86%) vSphere
6 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) FortiGate
2 7 (6.03%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.31%) Cacti
3 5 (4.31%) SCCM
3 5 (4.31%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.72%) Ansible
4 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.72%) Puppet
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (35.34%) Cisco
2 26 (22.41%) Juniper
2 26 (22.41%) VMware
3 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.93%) McAfee
5 12 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 11 (9.48%) Blue Coat
7 8 (6.90%) Google
7 8 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (5.17%) Oracle
9 5 (4.31%) BT
9 5 (4.31%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.31%) Nokia
9 5 (4.31%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.45%) Citrix
10 4 (3.45%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.45%) WatchGuard
11 3 (2.59%) Pardot
11 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.59%) Symantec