The median annual salary for a Incident Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Incident Engineer
UK
Rank 859 943 946
Rank change year-on-year +84 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Engineer 5 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.006% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Median salary £35,000 £61,250 £29,900
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.85% +104.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 - £54,750

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Incident Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Incident Engineer in the UK

Incident Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Incident Engineer in the UK

Incident Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +88 5 £35,000 -42.85% 2
Hampshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
South East - 4 £35,000 - 1
Fleet - 3 £35,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

Incident Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Incident 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 Incident Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) SIEM
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Splunk
5 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
5 2 (22.22%) Behavioural Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) FireEye
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

Incident Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Burp Suite
1 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Behavioural Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) FireEye
2 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
London
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + % Shift Allowance
Posted: 26 days ago