Period
to 16 August 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 August 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 337 377
Rank change year-on-year +35 +40 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1969 1878 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 0.95% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.98% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 1777 1586
UK median annual salary £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -
10th Percentile £20,675 £19,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £46,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 169446 191120 209618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136792 160701 172474
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the UK

IT Engineer
Top 17 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 6 months to 16 August 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 +38 1878 £30,000 -3.23% 125
UK excluding London +7 1245 £27,500 -4.35% 103
London +88 705 £35,000 - 29
South East +26 447 £27,500 -12.70% 34
North of England +31 302 £28,500 -8.06% 20
Yorkshire +49 168 £30,000 -14.29% 12
Midlands -2 160 £29,000 +11.54% 9
East of England +9 145 £30,000 +13.21% 22
South West -7 125 £23,500 -13.74% 11
North West -10 124 £27,250 -0.91% 6
West Midlands -21 95 £30,000 +14.51% 6
East Midlands +19 65 £27,750 +13.27% 3
Scotland +18 36 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Wales -16 29 £27,500 +9.13% 2
North East +23 10 £27,250 -0.91% 2
Northern Ireland -8 7 £21,500 -21.82% 1
Isle of Man -4 5 - -

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 1330 (67.55%) Windows
2 980 (49.77%) Active Directory
3 797 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 746 (37.89%) Windows Server
5 632 (32.10%) VMware
6 510 (25.90%) Firewall
7 482 (24.48%) Office 365
8 469 (23.82%) MS Exchange
9 436 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 431 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 406 (20.62%) Cisco
12 405 (20.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 380 (19.30%) ITIL
14 376 (19.10%) Linux
15 365 (18.54%) Hyper-V
16 353 (17.93%) Windows 7
17 349 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
18 329 (16.71%) DNS
19 323 (16.40%) Finance
20 296 (15.03%) TCP/IP
21 276 (14.02%) DHCP
22 272 (13.81%) Windows 10
23 256 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
24 252 (12.80%) LAN
25 249 (12.65%) SQL
26 247 (12.54%) Citrix
27 234 (11.88%) Banking
28 230 (11.68%) WAN
29 211 (10.72%) SQL Server
30 208 (10.56%) Degree

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
1 469 (23.82%) MS Exchange
2 194 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 149 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 108 (5.49%) SharePoint
5 100 (5.08%) IIS
6 65 (3.30%) Skype for Business
7 38 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 21 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (0.56%) JBoss
12 10 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.36%) Apache
13 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.30%) nginx
14 6 (0.30%) SAS
15 5 (0.25%) CMS
16 2 (0.10%) Confluence
16 2 (0.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 349 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.051%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.36%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.20%) Magento
3 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.051%) Eikon
6 1 (0.051%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.051%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.051%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 482 (24.48%) Office 365
2 149 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.07%) G Suite
6 18 (0.91%) SaaS
7 15 (0.76%) IaaS
8 11 (0.56%) Mimecast
9 10 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.41%) Force.com
12 7 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.15%) Datadog
15 2 (0.10%) Dropbox
15 2 (0.10%) PaaS
15 2 (0.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 510 (25.90%) Firewall
2 329 (16.71%) DNS
3 296 (15.03%) TCP/IP
4 276 (14.02%) DHCP
5 252 (12.80%) LAN
6 230 (11.68%) WAN
7 155 (7.87%) VPN
8 148 (7.52%) SAN
9 121 (6.15%) VoIP
10 89 (4.52%) Wireless
11 75 (3.81%) Internet
12 72 (3.66%) VLAN
13 68 (3.45%) Network Security
14 65 (3.30%) MPLS
15 62 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
16 55 (2.79%) Skype
17 33 (1.68%) SSL
17 33 (1.68%) WLAN
18 30 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (10.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.27%) MySQL
3 23 (1.17%) Neo4j
3 23 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 13 (0.66%) Big Data
7 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.51%) OLAP
9 10 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
10 8 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (0.36%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.30%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.25%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.15%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 58 (2.95%) Maven
2 46 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 36 (1.83%) JIRA
4 30 (1.52%) Subversion
5 11 (0.56%) Selenium
5 11 (0.56%) WebDriver
6 10 (0.51%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.36%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.30%) GoCD
10 5 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.25%) CMake
10 5 (0.25%) MSBuild
10 5 (0.25%) NuGet
10 5 (0.25%) Phabricator
10 5 (0.25%) Ranorex
10 5 (0.25%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 323 (16.40%) Finance
2 234 (11.88%) Banking
3 183 (9.29%) Retail
4 168 (8.53%) Investment Banking
5 166 (8.43%) Retail Banking
6 73 (3.71%) Telecoms
7 70 (3.56%) Manufacturing
8 42 (2.13%) Marketing
9 33 (1.68%) Front Office
10 28 (1.42%) Advertising
11 25 (1.27%) Law
12 22 (1.12%) Legal
13 20 (1.02%) Games
14 19 (0.96%) Electronics
15 10 (0.51%) French Language
15 10 (0.51%) German Language
15 10 (0.51%) Private Banking
16 8 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.36%) Dutch Language
17 7 (0.36%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.73%) XML
2 32 (1.63%) Web Services
3 27 (1.37%) .NET
3 27 (1.37%) AngularJS
4 24 (1.22%) REST
5 23 (1.17%) Spring
5 23 (1.17%) Spring Boot
5 23 (1.17%) Spring MVC
6 15 (0.76%) HTML
6 15 (0.76%) LAMP
7 12 (0.61%) 802.1X
7 12 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 10 (0.51%) Gherkin
9 8 (0.41%) IBM Integration Bus
9 8 (0.41%) MSMQ
9 8 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (0.36%) CSS
11 6 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (0.25%) JSON
12 5 (0.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 153 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (7.62%) Driving Licence
3 95 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 62 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 56 (2.84%) Derivative
6 52 (2.64%) Equity Derivative
7 51 (2.59%) iPad
8 42 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
8 42 (2.13%) Fat Client
8 42 (2.13%) Thin Client
9 41 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
10 36 (1.83%) Blackberry
10 36 (1.83%) Clustering
10 36 (1.83%) Management Information System
11 33 (1.68%) iPhone
12 25 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
13 20 (1.02%) Smartphone
14 18 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.76%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1330 (67.55%) Windows
2 746 (37.89%) Windows Server
3 431 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 405 (20.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 376 (19.10%) Linux
6 353 (17.93%) Windows 7
7 272 (13.81%) Windows 10
8 174 (8.84%) Unix
9 168 (8.53%) Windows 8
10 117 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 84 (4.27%) Windows XP
12 78 (3.96%) Mac OS X
13 51 (2.59%) Android
14 44 (2.23%) Mac OS
15 42 (2.13%) Apple iOS
16 36 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (1.78%) CentOS
18 19 (0.96%) Debian
19 18 (0.91%) Windows Vista
20 15 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (19.30%) ITIL
2 191 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (9.55%) Asset Management
4 168 (8.53%) Wealth Management
5 128 (6.50%) Software Engineering
6 94 (4.77%) SIEM
7 89 (4.52%) Information Security
8 84 (4.27%) Cybersecurity
8 84 (4.27%) Penetration Testing
9 76 (3.86%) DevOps
10 75 (3.81%) Data Protection
11 69 (3.50%) Service Delivery
12 66 (3.35%) Time Management
13 65 (3.30%) Release Management
14 64 (3.25%) Project Management
15 62 (3.15%) Migration
15 62 (3.15%) Security Architecture
16 59 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 57 (2.89%) Vulnerability Management
18 55 (2.79%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 249 (12.65%) SQL
2 152 (7.72%) Java
3 106 (5.38%) PowerShell
4 56 (2.84%) C#
5 52 (2.64%) Perl
6 46 (2.34%) JavaScript
7 41 (2.08%) VB
8 36 (1.83%) VBScript
9 33 (1.68%) Python
10 32 (1.63%) Shell Script
11 28 (1.42%) Bash Shell
12 25 (1.27%) C
13 14 (0.71%) C++
14 12 (0.61%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.51%) Groovy
15 10 (0.51%) R
15 10 (0.51%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.41%) PHP
16 8 (0.41%) VBA
17 4 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 256 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 208 (10.56%) Degree
3 204 (10.36%) MCSE
4 186 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
5 148 (7.52%) CCNA
6 92 (4.67%) MCSA
7 90 (4.57%) MCP
8 85 (4.32%) Security Cleared
9 81 (4.11%) CISSP
10 68 (3.45%) CISM
11 58 (2.95%) CCNP
12 50 (2.54%) SC Cleared
13 45 (2.29%) DBS Check
14 33 (1.68%) MCITP
15 31 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
16 30 (1.52%) A+ Certification
17 29 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 25 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
19 18 (0.91%) SANS
20 17 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (6.30%) SLA
2 95 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (2.69%) QA
4 41 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 30 (1.52%) PCI DSS
6 29 (1.47%) GDPR
7 24 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.51%) COBIT
9 8 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.41%) SSAE 16
10 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.051%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.051%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.051%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.051%) MISRA
11 1 (0.051%) MISRA C
System Software
1 980 (49.77%) Active Directory
2 436 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 365 (18.54%) Hyper-V
4 96 (4.88%) XenApp
5 94 (4.77%) vSphere
6 62 (3.15%) XenDesktop
7 59 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (1.88%) KVM
9 36 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
9 36 (1.83%) VirtualBox
9 36 (1.83%) Xen
10 24 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 14 (0.71%) Docker
12 14 (0.71%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.41%) Terminal Server
15 7 (0.36%) XenServer
16 6 (0.30%) vCloud
17 5 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 150 (7.62%) SCCM
2 40 (2.03%) Backup Exec
3 35 (1.78%) SCOM
4 31 (1.57%) PowerBroker
5 30 (1.52%) WSUS
6 25 (1.27%) vCenter Server
7 23 (1.17%) Nagios
8 17 (0.86%) Puppet
9 16 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
10 15 (0.76%) Ansible
11 13 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
11 13 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (0.51%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.36%) cPanel
13 7 (0.36%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.30%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 6 (0.30%) Kubernetes
14 6 (0.30%) Plesk
Vendors
1 797 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 632 (32.10%) VMware
3 406 (20.62%) Cisco
4 247 (12.54%) Citrix
5 85 (4.32%) HP
6 79 (4.01%) Apple
7 70 (3.56%) Juniper
7 70 (3.56%) Oracle
8 67 (3.40%) Veeam
9 44 (2.23%) Dell
9 44 (2.23%) Red Hat
10 42 (2.13%) Google
10 42 (2.13%) Intel
11 36 (1.83%) F5
12 35 (1.78%) NetApp
13 32 (1.63%) CheckPoint
14 31 (1.57%) Avaya
15 30 (1.52%) McAfee
16 23 (1.17%) Palo Alto
16 23 (1.17%) Symantec