The median annual salary for an Incident Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Incident Engineer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 906 987
Rank change year-on-year +40 +81  
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Engineer 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.007% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -29.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £28,822 £85,000
% change year-on-year +56.13% -66.09%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
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 £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Engineer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Incident Engineer in the UK

Incident Engineer
Top 5 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 23 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 +50 4 £45,000 -25.00%
London +13 2 £72,500 +20.83%
South East - 2 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Hastings - 2 £45,000 -

Incident Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (22.22%) SANS
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) CRISC
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) CEH
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

Incident 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Burp Suite
1 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) OWASP
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
2 1 (11.11%) Go
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CEH
1 2 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (22.22%) CISA
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) CRISC
1 2 (22.22%) SANS
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
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
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk