The median annual salary for a IT Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

IT Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 318 368
Rank change year-on-year +7 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 855 1028 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.99% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.03% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 792 910 810
Median salary £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,225 £20,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,725
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500

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 82827 99939 106877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68817 83912 87121
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the UK

IT Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the UK

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the UK

IT Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +18 809 £29,250 -2.50% 122
South East +38 250 £30,000 - 35
London +19 222 £35,000 -6.66% 43
Hampshire +29 78 £29,000 -7.93% 14
East of England +24 76 £26,000 -1.88% 7
West Midlands +42 61 £28,500 +11.76% 7
Yorkshire +17 57 £27,500 -21.42% 10
South West +11 56 £25,000 -9.09% 9
North West -44 52 £25,000 -9.09% 9
Surrey +37 49 £29,000 -31.76% 4
Berkshire +18 47 £30,000 +3.44% 6
West Yorkshire +13 46 £26,500 -26.89% 6
City of London +42 41 £32,500 -4.41% 9
Hertfordshire +16 28 £26,000 -1.88% 2
Manchester -44 25 £25,500 -29.65% 7
Leeds +15 24 £26,000 -30.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 24 £27,500 +4.76% 4
East Midlands +9 23 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Kent +18 21 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Cheshire +2 21 £25,000 +31.57%
Guildford +38 20 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Oxfordshire +17 20 £25,250 +12.22% 1
Reading +33 19 £28,000 +12.00% 2
Basingstoke +5 19 £28,000 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 18 £31,500 -16.00% 4
Wiltshire +21 16 £25,000 -
Fareham +27 15 £27,500 +32.53% 4
Nottingham +14 15 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 15 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Cambridge +3 15 £37,500 +27.11% 1

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT 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 IT Engineer in the job title.

1 1257 (75.59%) Windows
2 889 (53.46%) Active Directory
3 793 (47.68%) Microsoft
4 652 (39.21%) Windows Server
5 574 (34.52%) VMware
6 450 (27.06%) MS Exchange
7 424 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 399 (23.99%) Firewall
9 391 (23.51%) Office 365
10 386 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 365 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
12 353 (21.23%) Windows 7
13 351 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 324 (19.48%) Hyper-V
15 298 (17.92%) Cisco
16 287 (17.26%) DNS
17 261 (15.69%) Windows 10
18 257 (15.45%) Citrix
19 252 (15.15%) DHCP
19 252 (15.15%) LAN
20 249 (14.97%) TCP/IP
20 249 (14.97%) Linux
21 237 (14.25%) WAN
22 230 (13.83%) SQL Server
23 221 (13.29%) SQL
23 221 (13.29%) ITIL
24 197 (11.85%) Windows 8
25 188 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
26 171 (10.28%) SAN
27 167 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010

IT 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
1 450 (27.06%) MS Exchange
2 167 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 136 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 115 (6.92%) SharePoint
5 97 (5.83%) Skype for Business
6 90 (5.41%) IIS
7 59 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 52 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 33 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.54%) Apache
12 8 (0.48%) JBoss
12 8 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.48%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.36%) SAS
14 5 (0.30%) CMS
14 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.24%) Confluence
15 4 (0.24%) nginx
16 3 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 365 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.060%) Revit
7 1 (0.060%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.30%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (0.24%) Magento
2 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.060%) Eikon
5 1 (0.060%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.060%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.060%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.060%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.060%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.060%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 391 (23.51%) Office 365
2 151 (9.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.26%) SaaS
7 20 (1.20%) IaaS
8 9 (0.54%) G Suite
8 9 (0.54%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.48%) PaaS
10 6 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.30%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.18%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.18%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.18%) Force.com
12 3 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 399 (23.99%) Firewall
2 287 (17.26%) DNS
3 252 (15.15%) DHCP
3 252 (15.15%) LAN
4 249 (14.97%) TCP/IP
5 237 (14.25%) WAN
6 171 (10.28%) SAN
7 139 (8.36%) VPN
8 104 (6.25%) VoIP
9 88 (5.29%) Wireless
10 87 (5.23%) Internet
11 80 (4.81%) Network Security
12 61 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
13 56 (3.37%) Skype
13 56 (3.37%) VLAN
14 44 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
15 33 (1.98%) NAS
15 33 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
15 33 (1.98%) SMTP
16 31 (1.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (1.56%) MySQL
5 15 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.36%) Cognos Impromptu
9 6 (0.36%) InfluxDB
10 5 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.30%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.24%) FileMaker
11 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.18%) Big Data
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.18%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.66%) JIRA
3 8 (0.48%) GoCD
4 6 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.18%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.18%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.18%) Subversion
7 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.12%) Ant
8 2 (0.12%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.12%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.060%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.060%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.060%) Hudson
9 1 (0.060%) Selenium
9 1 (0.060%) SoapUI
General
1 144 (8.66%) Finance
2 98 (5.89%) Telecoms
3 50 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 31 (1.86%) Marketing
4 31 (1.86%) Retail
5 23 (1.38%) Games
6 21 (1.26%) Banking
7 20 (1.20%) Advertising
7 20 (1.20%) Legal
8 17 (1.02%) Electronics
9 13 (0.78%) Back Office
9 13 (0.78%) German Language
10 11 (0.66%) Military
11 10 (0.60%) Spanish Language
12 9 (0.54%) Automotive
12 9 (0.54%) French Language
12 9 (0.54%) Law
13 6 (0.36%) Local Government
14 5 (0.30%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.24%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.98%) Web Services
2 19 (1.14%) .NET
3 17 (1.02%) HTML
4 13 (0.78%) XML
5 11 (0.66%) LAMP
6 8 (0.48%) CSS
7 7 (0.42%) 802.1X
7 7 (0.42%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (0.30%) JSON
9 4 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.24%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (0.18%) Gherkin
10 3 (0.18%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.12%) Ajax
11 2 (0.12%) MAPI
11 2 (0.12%) Vue.js
11 2 (0.12%) WAP
11 2 (0.12%) XML Messaging
12 1 (0.060%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (7.76%) Driving Licence
2 72 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 61 (3.67%) Fat Client
4 61 (3.67%) Thin Client
5 48 (2.89%) Blackberry
6 46 (2.77%) iPhone
7 42 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 31 (1.86%) iPad
9 27 (1.62%) Public Cloud
9 27 (1.62%) Smartphone
10 26 (1.56%) Clustering
11 21 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (1.08%) Computer Science
13 16 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (0.96%) PDA
14 15 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.90%) NHS
15 13 (0.78%) EPoS
15 13 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1257 (75.59%) Windows
2 652 (39.21%) Windows Server
3 424 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 386 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 353 (21.23%) Windows 7
6 261 (15.69%) Windows 10
7 249 (14.97%) Linux
8 197 (11.85%) Windows 8
9 153 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 85 (5.11%) Windows XP
11 76 (4.57%) Unix
12 56 (3.37%) Mac OS X
13 52 (3.13%) Android
14 40 (2.41%) Apple iOS
15 30 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (1.74%) Windows Vista
17 25 (1.50%) CentOS
18 24 (1.44%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.90%) Ubuntu
20 9 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (13.29%) ITIL
2 73 (4.39%) Service Delivery
3 66 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (2.89%) Time Management
5 47 (2.83%) Information Security
5 47 (2.83%) Presales
6 44 (2.65%) Migration
7 39 (2.35%) SIEM
8 37 (2.22%) Cybersecurity
8 37 (2.22%) Project Management
9 36 (2.16%) Problem Management
10 34 (2.04%) ERP
11 33 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (1.92%) IT Strategy
12 32 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
12 32 (1.92%) Service Management
13 29 (1.74%) Mentoring
13 29 (1.74%) Security Operations
14 28 (1.68%) Change Management
14 28 (1.68%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (13.29%) SQL
2 75 (4.51%) PowerShell
3 40 (2.41%) Python
4 28 (1.68%) Bash Shell
5 25 (1.50%) Perl
6 24 (1.44%) Java
7 21 (1.26%) JavaScript
8 18 (1.08%) C
9 16 (0.96%) C#
10 14 (0.84%) PHP
10 14 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 14 (0.84%) VB
11 8 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.30%) Jython
12 5 (0.30%) Ruby
12 5 (0.30%) VBScript
13 4 (0.24%) VBA
14 3 (0.18%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.18%) C++
14 3 (0.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 188 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 148 (8.90%) MCSE
3 144 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (7.46%) Degree
5 123 (7.40%) CCNA
6 116 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 93 (5.59%) MCP
8 75 (4.51%) MCSA
9 65 (3.91%) SC Cleared
10 57 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 54 (3.25%) CISSP
12 48 (2.89%) CCNP
13 31 (1.86%) DBS Check
14 30 (1.80%) MCITP
15 27 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (1.26%) A+ Certification
17 17 (1.02%) CISM
18 12 (0.72%) CISA
18 12 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
19 11 (0.66%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.25%) SLA
2 53 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.24%) GDPR
6 3 (0.18%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.12%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) QA
8 1 (0.060%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.060%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.060%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.060%) MISRA
8 1 (0.060%) MISRA C
System Software
1 889 (53.46%) Active Directory
2 351 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 324 (19.48%) Hyper-V
4 92 (5.53%) XenApp
5 79 (4.75%) vSphere
6 48 (2.89%) XenDesktop
7 27 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (1.44%) XenServer
9 22 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (1.02%) VMware ESX
11 16 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (0.60%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.54%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.48%) Terminal Server
15 7 (0.42%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.36%) Docker
16 6 (0.36%) KVM
16 6 (0.36%) Samba
17 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 114 (6.86%) SCCM
2 42 (2.53%) Backup Exec
3 29 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 29 (1.74%) WSUS
4 20 (1.20%) SCOM
5 17 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (0.84%) FortiGate
7 12 (0.72%) Ansible
7 12 (0.72%) Puppet
8 11 (0.66%) AirWatch
9 10 (0.60%) Nagios
9 10 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (0.60%) XenMobile
10 9 (0.54%) Graphite
11 8 (0.48%) HP SIM
11 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.48%) Nessus
11 8 (0.48%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.36%) Grafana
12 6 (0.36%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 793 (47.68%) Microsoft
2 574 (34.52%) VMware
3 298 (17.92%) Cisco
4 257 (15.45%) Citrix
5 106 (6.37%) HP
6 80 (4.81%) Apple
7 68 (4.09%) Dell
8 60 (3.61%) Intel
9 57 (3.43%) Symantec
10 45 (2.71%) Oracle
11 43 (2.59%) Google
12 39 (2.35%) Palo Alto
13 37 (2.22%) CheckPoint
14 36 (2.16%) Intel Security
14 36 (2.16%) Red Hat
15 33 (1.98%) Veeam
16 31 (1.86%) IBM
16 31 (1.86%) Juniper
17 28 (1.68%) F5
18 27 (1.62%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Truro, Cornwall
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 25k per year + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Company car & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £34k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £34k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £18000 - £22500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Arnold Ash Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ludlow, Shropshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Horniman Museum Gardens
Salary: From £24,500 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus, Paid for certs etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Energy Aspects
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + 6% Pension + 25 Days +++
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago