The median annual salary for a IT Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Engineer
UK
Rank 307 320 370
Rank change year-on-year +13 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 836 1031 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 1.01% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.04% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 765 916 761
Median salary £27,500 £31,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.29% +10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,825 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year -3.50% +7.54%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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%  

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 23 March 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 23 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 +20 767 £28,000 -11.11% 126
South East +31 234 £28,000 -11.11% 35
London +32 220 £31,582 -9.76% 32
East of England +37 75 £25,800 -2.64% 16
Hampshire +11 65 £28,000 -11.11% 13
South West +2 61 £25,000 -9.09% 10
West Midlands +45 57 £33,000 +29.41% 7
Surrey +33 57 £27,500 -26.66% 6
City of London +69 49 £28,500 -18.57% 9
Berkshire -5 47 £28,000 -9.67% 5
North West -48 46 £26,000 +4.00% 8
Yorkshire +6 38 £26,000 -25.71% 9
West Yorkshire +7 27 £26,000 -20.00% 6
Wales +1 27 £26,400 +10.00%
Oxfordshire +16 25 £25,250 +12.22% 4
Manchester -41 23 £26,000 -20.61% 4
Cambridgeshire +31 22 £23,000 -10.24% 9
Kent +21 21 £32,000 -11.72%
Reading +37 20 £28,000 -13.84% 3
Wiltshire +25 20 £27,500 -8.33%
South Wales +4 20 £26,700 +11.25%
Hertfordshire +2 20 £23,500 -12.96% 5
North East +11 19 £27,000 +8.00% 1
Guildford +38 18 £21,000 -44.00% 3
Tyne and Wear +23 18 £27,000 +10.20% 1
Swindon +22 17 £27,500 -11.29%
Newcastle upon Tyne +19 16 £28,000 +14.28% 1
Cheshire +14 16 £23,250 +5.68% 2
Bristol +5 16 £30,500 +35.55% 3
Cardiff +20 15 £27,000 -18.79%

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 1270 (76.74%) Windows
2 883 (53.35%) Active Directory
3 823 (49.73%) Microsoft
4 669 (40.42%) Windows Server
5 579 (34.98%) VMware
6 469 (28.34%) MS Exchange
7 427 (25.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 409 (24.71%) MS Excel
9 406 (24.53%) Firewall
10 395 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 376 (22.72%) Office 365
12 364 (21.99%) MS Office
13 347 (20.97%) Windows 7
14 337 (20.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 324 (19.58%) Hyper-V
16 296 (17.89%) Cisco
17 270 (16.31%) DNS
18 256 (15.47%) TCP/IP
19 250 (15.11%) Windows 10
20 246 (14.86%) DHCP
20 246 (14.86%) LAN
21 244 (14.74%) SQL Server
22 239 (14.44%) Linux
23 233 (14.08%) Citrix
24 231 (13.96%) WAN
25 227 (13.72%) ITIL
26 219 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
27 217 (13.11%) SQL
28 205 (12.39%) Windows 8
29 191 (11.54%) SAN

IT 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
1 469 (28.34%) MS Exchange
2 175 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 122 (7.37%) SharePoint
5 103 (6.22%) IIS
6 100 (6.04%) Skype for Business
7 63 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 55 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 35 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (0.79%) Apache
10 13 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.60%) JBoss
11 10 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.24%) CMS
15 4 (0.24%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 409 (24.71%) MS Excel
2 364 (21.99%) MS Office
3 27 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.060%) HipChat
7 1 (0.060%) Revit
7 1 (0.060%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.24%) SystmOne
3 4 (0.24%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.18%) Magento
4 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.060%) Eikon
6 1 (0.060%) Epicor Vantage
6 1 (0.060%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.060%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.060%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.060%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.060%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.060%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.060%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 376 (22.72%) Office 365
2 138 (8.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (1.39%) IaaS
5 18 (1.09%) SaaS
6 11 (0.66%) G Suite
7 9 (0.54%) PaaS
8 7 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.24%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.24%) Yammer
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.18%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.18%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.12%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.060%) GitHub
12 1 (0.060%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 406 (24.53%) Firewall
2 270 (16.31%) DNS
3 256 (15.47%) TCP/IP
4 246 (14.86%) DHCP
4 246 (14.86%) LAN
5 231 (13.96%) WAN
6 191 (11.54%) SAN
7 136 (8.22%) VPN
8 119 (7.19%) VoIP
9 86 (5.20%) Internet
10 78 (4.71%) Wireless
11 74 (4.47%) Network Security
12 62 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
13 52 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
13 52 (3.14%) VLAN
14 50 (3.02%) Skype
15 44 (2.66%) Remote Desktop
16 37 (2.24%) NAS
17 30 (1.81%) SMTP
17 30 (1.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (1.33%) MySQL
5 16 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 14 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.36%) Cognos Impromptu
10 6 (0.36%) InfluxDB
10 6 (0.36%) SSDT
11 5 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.30%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.24%) FileMaker
12 4 (0.24%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.24%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.18%) Big Data
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.60%) JIRA
3 8 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (0.36%) SpecFlow
4 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.24%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.24%) GoCD
6 3 (0.18%) Subversion
7 2 (0.12%) Ant
7 2 (0.12%) Burp Suite
7 2 (0.12%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.060%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.060%) Bitbucket
General
1 154 (9.31%) Finance
2 96 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 52 (3.14%) Manufacturing
4 34 (2.05%) Retail
5 32 (1.93%) Marketing
6 23 (1.39%) Electronics
7 22 (1.33%) Legal
8 21 (1.27%) Advertising
9 20 (1.21%) Games
10 19 (1.15%) Banking
11 17 (1.03%) Back Office
12 14 (0.85%) German Language
13 11 (0.66%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.54%) Automotive
15 8 (0.48%) French Language
15 8 (0.48%) Military
16 7 (0.42%) Publishing
17 6 (0.36%) Law
17 6 (0.36%) Local Government
18 5 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (1.93%) Web Services
2 21 (1.27%) .NET
3 17 (1.03%) HTML
4 9 (0.54%) XML
5 8 (0.48%) CSS
6 7 (0.42%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (0.42%) LAMP
7 6 (0.36%) Gherkin
8 5 (0.30%) JSON
9 4 (0.24%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.24%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.24%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (0.18%) Velocity
10 3 (0.18%) XMPP
11 2 (0.12%) Ajax
11 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.12%) Middleware
12 1 (0.060%) EDI
12 1 (0.060%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 133 (8.04%) Driving Licence
2 77 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.87%) Data Centre
4 56 (3.38%) Fat Client
4 56 (3.38%) Thin Client
5 51 (3.08%) Blackberry
6 50 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 38 (2.30%) iPhone
8 33 (1.99%) Clustering
9 26 (1.57%) Smartphone
10 24 (1.45%) Public Cloud
10 24 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
11 23 (1.39%) iPad
12 20 (1.21%) Computer Science
13 17 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.85%) EPoS
15 14 (0.85%) Private Cloud
16 13 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1270 (76.74%) Windows
2 669 (40.42%) Windows Server
3 427 (25.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 395 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 347 (20.97%) Windows 7
6 250 (15.11%) Windows 10
7 239 (14.44%) Linux
8 205 (12.39%) Windows 8
9 159 (9.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 79 (4.77%) Windows XP
11 65 (3.93%) Unix
12 60 (3.63%) Mac OS X
13 56 (3.38%) Android
14 41 (2.48%) Apple iOS
15 30 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (1.57%) Mac OS
16 26 (1.57%) Windows Vista
17 18 (1.09%) CentOS
18 12 (0.73%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (13.72%) ITIL
2 77 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 76 (4.59%) Service Delivery
4 42 (2.54%) Presales
5 41 (2.48%) Problem Management
6 40 (2.42%) Project Management
6 40 (2.42%) Time Management
7 39 (2.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 39 (2.36%) Information Security
8 38 (2.30%) Cybersecurity
9 36 (2.18%) Migration
10 35 (2.11%) Data Protection
10 35 (2.11%) ERP
10 35 (2.11%) IT Strategy
11 33 (1.99%) Mentoring
12 32 (1.93%) High Availability
12 32 (1.93%) Mobile Device Management
13 30 (1.81%) SIEM
14 29 (1.75%) Change Control
15 28 (1.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (13.11%) SQL
2 75 (4.53%) PowerShell
3 36 (2.18%) Python
4 27 (1.63%) Perl
5 25 (1.51%) Java
6 20 (1.21%) Bash Shell
7 18 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 18 (1.09%) PHP
8 17 (1.03%) VB
9 13 (0.79%) C
9 13 (0.79%) C#
10 8 (0.48%) VBScript
11 7 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.36%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.30%) Jython
14 4 (0.24%) Ruby
14 4 (0.24%) VBA
15 3 (0.18%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.18%) C++
16 2 (0.12%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 219 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 172 (10.39%) MCSE
3 139 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 133 (8.04%) Degree
5 121 (7.31%) CCNA
6 107 (6.47%) MCP
7 103 (6.22%) Security Cleared
8 81 (4.89%) MCSA
9 60 (3.63%) SC Cleared
10 59 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 49 (2.96%) CCNP
12 48 (2.90%) CISSP
13 41 (2.48%) MCITP
14 33 (1.99%) DBS Check
15 21 (1.27%) A+ Certification
15 21 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (0.97%) CISM
17 13 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
18 12 (0.73%) CISA
19 11 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (7.31%) SLA
2 36 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.12%) COBIT
4 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.060%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.060%) GDPR
5 1 (0.060%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.060%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.060%) MISRA
5 1 (0.060%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.060%) PMO
5 1 (0.060%) QA
System Software
1 883 (53.35%) Active Directory
2 337 (20.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 324 (19.58%) Hyper-V
4 91 (5.50%) vSphere
5 73 (4.41%) XenApp
6 36 (2.18%) XenDesktop
7 28 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (1.45%) XenServer
9 22 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
9 22 (1.33%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.48%) Terminal Server
11 8 (0.48%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.42%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.30%) Firmware
14 5 (0.30%) Samba
14 5 (0.30%) Xen
15 4 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 118 (7.13%) SCCM
2 43 (2.60%) SCOM
3 38 (2.30%) Backup Exec
4 35 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 28 (1.69%) WSUS
6 17 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 15 (0.91%) FortiGate
8 11 (0.66%) Graphite
8 11 (0.66%) XenMobile
9 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (0.48%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.48%) Grafana
10 8 (0.48%) HP SIM
10 8 (0.48%) Nagios
10 8 (0.48%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.48%) Puppet
11 7 (0.42%) Ansible
11 7 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 7 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 823 (49.73%) Microsoft
2 579 (34.98%) VMware
3 296 (17.89%) Cisco
4 233 (14.08%) Citrix
5 106 (6.40%) HP
6 91 (5.50%) Apple
7 72 (4.35%) Dell
8 67 (4.05%) Symantec
9 56 (3.38%) Intel
10 43 (2.60%) Google
11 42 (2.54%) CheckPoint
12 38 (2.30%) Oracle
13 37 (2.24%) IBM
13 37 (2.24%) Red Hat
14 34 (2.05%) Palo Alto
15 33 (1.99%) Veeam
16 32 (1.93%) Intel Security
17 31 (1.87%) NetApp
18 28 (1.69%) Juniper
19 26 (1.57%) SAP
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Laptop, Mobile, Car Allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
blu digital
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £41000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + on call / Bonus / Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sirona Care & Health C.I.C.
Salary: Band 19 £23,188 rising to £28,308
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
JM
Posted: Yesterday
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum + On-call Allowance + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago