Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Incident Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1191 1212 1278
Rank change year-on-year +21 +66 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Engineer 12 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.007% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 11
UK median annual salary £30,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £41,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £80,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,000 £55,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -49.09% +77.42% +29.17%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
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%

Incident Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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 +61 11 £32,500 -45.83%
UK excluding London +45 10 £28,000 -49.09%
South East +46 9 £30,000 -55.56%
London +12 2 £70,000 +16.67%
Scotland - 1 £20,000 -

Incident Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) MCSE
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (16.67%) SANS
7 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) CISA
7 2 (16.67%) CISM
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) CISSP
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Redis
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Currency
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (8.33%) Go
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (16.67%) CISA
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CRISC
3 2 (16.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix