The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 330 374
Rank change year-on-year +20 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 911 939 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 0.95% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.99% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 788 851 743
Median salary £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,236 £55,000 £45,049
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -3.38% +7.27%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 28 June 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 28 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 +23 862 £31,500 - 155
London +42 319 £35,000 +2.94% 41
South East +16 214 £28,000 -15.78% 38
Yorkshire +28 89 £32,500 -7.14% 11
East of England 0 73 £36,500 +37.73% 16
Hampshire +16 66 £28,000 -11.11% 12
West Yorkshire +37 61 £31,250 -23.78% 6
North West -39 48 £30,000 +9.09% 17
South West -15 47 £24,500 +2.08% 20
Berkshire -6 42 £26,750 -28.66% 8
City of London +35 41 £35,000 +7.69% 6
West Midlands -7 38 £27,500 - 7
East Midlands +27 34 £29,250 +21.24% 5
Surrey +13 34 £26,750 -40.55% 5
Hertfordshire +14 32 £35,750 +34.90% 6
Leeds +12 29 £32,500 -14.47% 6
Manchester -42 25 £30,000 -14.89% 10
Kent +23 23 £31,250 +15.92% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 21 £29,000 -10.76% 6
Fareham +41 17 £29,000 +41.46% 2
Southampton +2 17 £31,250 -21.87% 4
Northamptonshire +17 16 £30,250 -0.81% 1
Cambridgeshire -15 15 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Bristol -16 15 £24,000 -12.72% 8
Cheshire -24 15 £25,000 +31.57% 4
Bedfordshire +28 14 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Scotland +22 14 £23,000 -29.77% 7
Reading +15 14 £25,500 -7.27% 4
North Yorkshire +2 14 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Luton +18 13 £50,000 +177.77% 2

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1291 (73.56%) Windows
2 951 (54.19%) Active Directory
3 778 (44.33%) Microsoft
4 705 (40.17%) Windows Server
5 615 (35.04%) VMware
6 470 (26.78%) MS Exchange
7 457 (26.04%) Firewall
8 435 (24.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 434 (24.73%) Office 365
10 416 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 400 (22.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 373 (21.25%) Cisco
13 366 (20.85%) Microsoft Office
14 359 (20.46%) Windows 7
15 355 (20.23%) Hyper-V
16 334 (19.03%) DNS
17 312 (17.78%) Linux
18 297 (16.92%) ITIL
19 284 (16.18%) DHCP
20 280 (15.95%) TCP/IP
21 264 (15.04%) Windows 10
22 261 (14.87%) LAN
23 260 (14.81%) Citrix
24 244 (13.90%) WAN
25 226 (12.88%) SQL
26 211 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
27 207 (11.79%) SQL Server
28 197 (11.23%) Windows 8
29 189 (10.77%) Finance
30 186 (10.60%) Cisco Certification

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
1 470 (26.78%) MS Exchange
2 184 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 153 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 119 (6.78%) SharePoint
5 96 (5.47%) IIS
6 84 (4.79%) Skype for Business
7 48 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 43 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.51%) Apache
10 9 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.40%) JBoss
11 7 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.34%) SAS
12 6 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.28%) CMS
14 4 (0.23%) Confluence
14 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 366 (20.85%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.057%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.28%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.23%) Magento
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (0.11%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.057%) Eikon
6 1 (0.057%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.057%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.057%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 434 (24.73%) Office 365
2 145 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.20%) SaaS
7 20 (1.14%) IaaS
8 19 (1.08%) G Suite
9 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.46%) Force.com
11 7 (0.40%) Mimecast
11 7 (0.40%) PaaS
12 6 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.23%) Dropbox
15 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.17%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 457 (26.04%) Firewall
2 334 (19.03%) DNS
3 284 (16.18%) DHCP
4 280 (15.95%) TCP/IP
5 261 (14.87%) LAN
6 244 (13.90%) WAN
7 164 (9.34%) VPN
8 157 (8.95%) SAN
9 105 (5.98%) VoIP
10 99 (5.64%) Wireless
11 89 (5.07%) Internet
12 71 (4.05%) Network Security
13 65 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
14 63 (3.59%) VLAN
15 60 (3.42%) Skype
16 49 (2.79%) MPLS
17 39 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
17 39 (2.22%) WLAN
18 36 (2.05%) SMTP
19 30 (1.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.60%) MySQL
3 24 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.63%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (0.40%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.34%) Cognos Impromptu
12 6 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.28%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.23%) Big Data
14 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.17%) FileMaker
15 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 12 (0.68%) JIRA
3 11 (0.63%) Selenium
3 11 (0.63%) WebDriver
4 10 (0.57%) SpecFlow
5 8 (0.46%) GoCD
6 7 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (0.34%) Maven
7 6 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.28%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.28%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.28%) CMake
8 5 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.28%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.28%) NuGet
8 5 (0.28%) Phabricator
8 5 (0.28%) Ranorex
8 5 (0.28%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 189 (10.77%) Finance
2 86 (4.90%) Banking
3 77 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 63 (3.59%) Retail
5 54 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 48 (2.74%) Investment Banking
7 45 (2.56%) Retail Banking
8 33 (1.88%) Marketing
9 21 (1.20%) Advertising
10 19 (1.08%) Games
11 18 (1.03%) Legal
12 17 (0.97%) Law
13 15 (0.85%) Electronics
14 13 (0.74%) Military
15 10 (0.57%) French Language
16 9 (0.51%) Automotive
16 9 (0.51%) German Language
16 9 (0.51%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.46%) Back Office
18 6 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.22%) Web Services
2 23 (1.31%) .NET
3 18 (1.03%) HTML
4 17 (0.97%) LAMP
5 16 (0.91%) XML
6 12 (0.68%) 802.1X
7 10 (0.57%) Gherkin
8 7 (0.40%) CSS
8 7 (0.40%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (0.40%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (0.34%) JSON
10 5 (0.28%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.23%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.17%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.11%) COM
13 2 (0.11%) Regular Expression
13 2 (0.11%) REST
13 2 (0.11%) Vue.js
13 2 (0.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 130 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 78 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.33%) Data Centre
4 46 (2.62%) iPad
5 45 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 43 (2.45%) iPhone
6 43 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 38 (2.17%) Fat Client
7 38 (2.17%) Thin Client
8 29 (1.65%) Clustering
9 28 (1.60%) Derivative
10 27 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
11 26 (1.48%) Computer Science
11 26 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
12 18 (1.03%) Public Cloud
13 17 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
14 16 (0.91%) Smartphone
15 15 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1291 (73.56%) Windows
2 705 (40.17%) Windows Server
3 435 (24.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 400 (22.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 359 (20.46%) Windows 7
6 312 (17.78%) Linux
7 264 (15.04%) Windows 10
8 197 (11.23%) Windows 8
9 144 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 93 (5.30%) Windows XP
11 85 (4.84%) Unix
12 69 (3.93%) Mac OS X
13 55 (3.13%) Android
14 46 (2.62%) Apple iOS
15 37 (2.11%) Mac OS
16 32 (1.82%) CentOS
17 29 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (1.37%) Windows Vista
19 20 (1.14%) Debian
20 15 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (16.92%) ITIL
2 77 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (4.10%) Service Delivery
4 69 (3.93%) SIEM
5 67 (3.82%) Asset Management
6 66 (3.76%) Information Security
7 65 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
8 59 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 59 (3.36%) Migration
9 57 (3.25%) Time Management
10 51 (2.91%) Penetration Testing
11 50 (2.85%) Project Management
12 47 (2.68%) Wealth Management
13 45 (2.56%) Data Protection
13 45 (2.56%) Software Engineering
14 43 (2.45%) Presales
15 42 (2.39%) DevOps
15 42 (2.39%) Mobile Device Management
15 42 (2.39%) Vulnerability Management
16 41 (2.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 226 (12.88%) SQL
2 81 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 65 (3.70%) Java
4 34 (1.94%) Bash Shell
5 33 (1.88%) Python
6 24 (1.37%) C#
7 22 (1.25%) C
7 22 (1.25%) JavaScript
7 22 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 21 (1.20%) Perl
9 12 (0.68%) PHP
9 12 (0.68%) VB
10 9 (0.51%) Groovy
11 8 (0.46%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.34%) VBA
13 5 (0.28%) Jython
14 4 (0.23%) C++
14 4 (0.23%) Ruby
15 3 (0.17%) VBScript
16 2 (0.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 211 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 186 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
3 171 (9.74%) MCSE
4 155 (8.83%) CCNA
5 141 (8.03%) Degree
6 110 (6.27%) Security Cleared
7 94 (5.36%) MCP
8 79 (4.50%) MCSA
9 62 (3.53%) SC Cleared
10 59 (3.36%) CISSP
11 58 (3.30%) CCNP
12 45 (2.56%) DBS Check
13 39 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 35 (1.99%) CISM
15 29 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
16 27 (1.54%) A+ Certification
16 27 (1.54%) MCITP
17 11 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
17 11 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
17 11 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.50%) SLA
2 66 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 23 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.14%) GDPR
6 19 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.91%) QA
8 8 (0.46%) SSAE 16
9 7 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 4 (0.23%) COBIT
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.057%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.057%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.057%) IEC 62304
13 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.057%) MISRA
13 1 (0.057%) MISRA C
System Software
1 951 (54.19%) Active Directory
2 416 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 355 (20.23%) Hyper-V
4 100 (5.70%) XenApp
5 84 (4.79%) vSphere
6 56 (3.19%) XenDesktop
7 53 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
9 27 (1.54%) VirtualBox
10 26 (1.48%) KVM
11 25 (1.42%) Xen
12 21 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (0.85%) Docker
13 15 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (0.68%) Terminal Server
14 12 (0.68%) XenServer
15 9 (0.51%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.46%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.34%) vCloud
18 3 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 132 (7.52%) SCCM
2 45 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 24 (1.37%) WSUS
4 21 (1.20%) Nagios
5 17 (0.97%) Puppet
5 17 (0.97%) SCOM
6 16 (0.91%) Ansible
7 14 (0.80%) FortiGate
8 13 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (0.63%) AirWatch
10 11 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (0.57%) vCenter Server
12 9 (0.51%) cPanel
12 9 (0.51%) Plesk
13 8 (0.46%) Graphite
13 8 (0.46%) Kubernetes
13 8 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 778 (44.33%) Microsoft
2 615 (35.04%) VMware
3 373 (21.25%) Cisco
4 260 (14.81%) Citrix
5 91 (5.19%) Apple
6 90 (5.13%) HP
7 61 (3.48%) Juniper
8 55 (3.13%) Veeam
9 52 (2.96%) Google
10 49 (2.79%) Dell
11 45 (2.56%) Oracle
12 40 (2.28%) Intel
13 39 (2.22%) Red Hat
14 37 (2.11%) Symantec
15 36 (2.05%) Palo Alto
16 35 (1.99%) CheckPoint
17 34 (1.94%) F5
18 30 (1.71%) Splunk
19 29 (1.65%) IBM
19 29 (1.65%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 23 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modulus Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Training, Travel Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Mecmesin Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Skegness, Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + benefits and progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + All Training Provided
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advanced
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Billingshurst, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum Dependent on Experience + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £232000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per day £35,000 plus bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago