Period
to 12 December 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 333 362
Rank change year-on-year +44 +29 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 2010 1754 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.98% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1628 1641 1698
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.64%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,000 £28,000 £28,000

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 172109 179749 206490
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 138436 150116 172214
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,473
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +41 1878 £30,000 - 148
UK excluding London +24 1290 £28,000 - 131
London +93 693 £37,500 +13.64% 23
South East +26 398 £27,750 -4.31% 32
North of England +12 288 £30,000 - 41
South West +9 183 £23,500 -6.00% 17
East of England +30 164 £30,000 +9.09% 15
Midlands -14 161 £28,000 +1.82% 20
Yorkshire +35 145 £33,000 +1.54% 13
North West -1 129 £28,000 +5.66% 24
East Midlands +29 83 £27,500 -13.39% 7
West Midlands -19 78 £31,750 +21.19% 13
Wales +28 56 £29,000 +7.41% 2
Scotland +1 42 £40,000 +4.58% 4
North East +5 14 £27,000 +6.93% 4
Northern Ireland -21 8 £26,500 -3.64%
Isle of Man - 3 - -

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1392 (69.25%) Windows
2 1011 (50.30%) Active Directory
3 840 (41.79%) Windows Server
4 794 (39.50%) Microsoft
5 684 (34.03%) VMware
6 537 (26.72%) Office 365
7 522 (25.97%) Firewall
8 481 (23.93%) MS Exchange
9 475 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 468 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 465 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 447 (22.24%) ITIL
13 392 (19.50%) Windows 7
14 376 (18.71%) Cisco
15 368 (18.31%) Hyper-V
16 342 (17.01%) Finance
17 336 (16.72%) Linux
18 329 (16.37%) Windows 10
19 324 (16.12%) Microsoft Office
20 302 (15.02%) DNS
21 284 (14.13%) TCP/IP
22 283 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
23 260 (12.94%) Banking
24 259 (12.89%) Citrix
25 258 (12.84%) SQL
26 245 (12.19%) DHCP
27 220 (10.95%) Degree
28 215 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
29 210 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
30 204 (10.15%) SQL Server

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
1 481 (23.93%) MS Exchange
2 210 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 145 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 88 (4.38%) SharePoint
5 85 (4.23%) IIS
6 43 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (2.14%) Skype for Business
7 32 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 16 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (0.70%) Apache
11 9 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.45%) CMS
11 9 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.35%) nginx
12 7 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.30%) JBoss
14 4 (0.20%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.20%) WordPress
15 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 324 (16.12%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.100%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.050%) Maya
7 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.050%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.20%) SystmOne
3 3 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
3 3 (0.15%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.100%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.100%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.100%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.100%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.050%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.050%) iTrent
5 1 (0.050%) Magento
5 1 (0.050%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 537 (26.72%) Office 365
2 177 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.95%) G Suite
5 16 (0.80%) Mimecast
6 15 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (0.70%) SaaS
8 10 (0.50%) npm
9 9 (0.45%) Slack
10 8 (0.40%) IaaS
11 7 (0.35%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.35%) PaaS
12 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.25%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.100%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 522 (25.97%) Firewall
2 302 (15.02%) DNS
3 284 (14.13%) TCP/IP
4 245 (12.19%) DHCP
5 201 (10.00%) WAN
6 194 (9.65%) LAN
7 177 (8.81%) SAN
8 138 (6.87%) VoIP
8 138 (6.87%) VPN
9 96 (4.78%) Wireless
10 85 (4.23%) VLAN
11 76 (3.78%) Internet
12 54 (2.69%) Network Security
13 50 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
14 46 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
15 44 (2.19%) MPLS
16 41 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
17 34 (1.69%) Skype
18 33 (1.64%) SSL
19 30 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.34%) MySQL
3 23 (1.14%) Neo4j
4 19 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (0.90%) Big Data
5 18 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.50%) OLAP
8 10 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
8 10 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.20%) Impala
Development Applications
1 91 (4.53%) Maven
2 64 (3.18%) Jenkins
3 46 (2.29%) JIRA
4 45 (2.24%) Subversion
5 29 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 18 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 13 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.50%) gulp
10 10 (0.50%) Liquibase
10 10 (0.50%) Selenium
11 8 (0.40%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.35%) Artifactory
13 6 (0.30%) Apache Ivy
13 6 (0.30%) EasyMock
13 6 (0.30%) Gradle
13 6 (0.30%) Mockito
13 6 (0.30%) Spock
General
1 342 (17.01%) Finance
2 260 (12.94%) Banking
3 190 (9.45%) Retail Banking
4 189 (9.40%) Investment Banking
5 84 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 75 (3.73%) Manufacturing
7 47 (2.34%) Front Office
8 37 (1.84%) Marketing
9 34 (1.69%) Advertising
9 34 (1.69%) Legal
10 28 (1.39%) Law
11 21 (1.04%) Retail
12 17 (0.85%) Games
13 11 (0.55%) Electronics
14 10 (0.50%) Private Banking
15 9 (0.45%) Dutch Language
16 7 (0.35%) Publishing
17 6 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.25%) French Language
18 5 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (1.99%) Spring
2 33 (1.64%) Spring MVC
3 29 (1.44%) Spring Boot
4 27 (1.34%) XML
5 25 (1.24%) AngularJS
6 23 (1.14%) REST
7 22 (1.09%) Web Services
8 21 (1.04%) .NET
9 19 (0.95%) ASP.NET
10 18 (0.90%) HTML
11 10 (0.50%) HTML5
11 10 (0.50%) Node.js
12 8 (0.40%) CSS
12 8 (0.40%) MSMQ
12 8 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (0.30%) LAMP
13 6 (0.30%) Regular Expression
13 6 (0.30%) Spring Integration
13 6 (0.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 171 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (6.87%) Driving Licence
3 105 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 98 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 66 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
6 49 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 42 (2.09%) Clustering
7 42 (2.09%) Data Protection Act
8 39 (1.94%) Derivative
9 36 (1.79%) Fat Client
9 36 (1.79%) Thin Client
10 35 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
11 28 (1.39%) iPad
12 23 (1.14%) Blackberry
12 23 (1.14%) Smartphone
13 22 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
14 20 (1.00%) Replication
15 16 (0.80%) iPhone
15 16 (0.80%) Virtual Team
16 15 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1392 (69.25%) Windows
2 840 (41.79%) Windows Server
3 475 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 465 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 392 (19.50%) Windows 7
6 336 (16.72%) Linux
7 329 (16.37%) Windows 10
8 189 (9.40%) Windows 8
9 177 (8.81%) Unix
10 79 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 73 (3.63%) Mac OS X
12 50 (2.49%) Windows XP
13 35 (1.74%) Mac OS
13 35 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (1.54%) Android
14 31 (1.54%) Apple iOS
15 26 (1.29%) CentOS
16 20 (1.00%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.60%) Debian
18 5 (0.25%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (22.24%) ITIL
2 215 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 193 (9.60%) Wealth Management
5 141 (7.01%) Software Engineering
6 99 (4.93%) Cybersecurity
7 93 (4.63%) DevOps
7 93 (4.63%) Information Security
8 84 (4.18%) SIEM
9 79 (3.93%) Penetration Testing
10 72 (3.58%) Migration
11 70 (3.48%) Change Management
12 69 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 68 (3.38%) Release Management
14 67 (3.33%) Data Protection
15 59 (2.94%) Configuration Management
15 59 (2.94%) Project Management
15 59 (2.94%) Security Operations
15 59 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
16 58 (2.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 258 (12.84%) SQL
2 168 (8.36%) Java
3 135 (6.72%) PowerShell
4 65 (3.23%) Perl
5 63 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 58 (2.89%) C#
7 55 (2.74%) VBScript
8 46 (2.29%) VB
9 36 (1.79%) Python
10 32 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 31 (1.54%) C
12 29 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 18 (0.90%) C++
15 17 (0.85%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.50%) PHP
16 10 (0.50%) R
17 8 (0.40%) Groovy
18 4 (0.20%) Korn
18 4 (0.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 283 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 220 (10.95%) Degree
3 196 (9.75%) MCSE
4 167 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
5 148 (7.36%) CCNA
6 118 (5.87%) MCSA
7 83 (4.13%) CISSP
8 72 (3.58%) CISM
9 71 (3.53%) MCP
10 51 (2.54%) CCNP
10 51 (2.54%) Security Cleared
11 43 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
11 43 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
12 38 (1.89%) MCITP
13 36 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
14 31 (1.54%) SC Cleared
15 26 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 24 (1.19%) A+ Certification
17 23 (1.14%) SANS
18 21 (1.04%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (7.21%) SLA
2 86 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (3.33%) QA
4 41 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 26 (1.29%) GDPR
5 26 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.55%) COBIT
7 8 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.15%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.100%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (0.100%) RMADS
12 1 (0.050%) ECSS
12 1 (0.050%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.050%) PMO
System Software
1 1011 (50.30%) Active Directory
2 468 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 368 (18.31%) Hyper-V
4 109 (5.42%) XenApp
5 80 (3.98%) vSphere
6 79 (3.93%) XenDesktop
7 66 (3.28%) VirtualBox
8 64 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
10 27 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 27 (1.34%) Xen
11 26 (1.29%) Docker
11 26 (1.29%) KVM
12 21 (1.04%) Terminal Services
12 21 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
13 19 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (0.70%) XenServer
15 12 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 8 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 159 (7.91%) SCCM
2 49 (2.44%) SCOM
3 45 (2.24%) PowerBroker
4 33 (1.64%) Puppet
5 30 (1.49%) vCenter Server
6 27 (1.34%) Backup Exec
7 25 (1.24%) WSUS
8 21 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 20 (1.00%) Nagios
10 16 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
11 14 (0.70%) FortiGate
12 13 (0.65%) Ansible
13 12 (0.60%) SCDPM
13 12 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 6 (0.30%) SCVMM
16 6 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 794 (39.50%) Microsoft
2 684 (34.03%) VMware
3 376 (18.71%) Cisco
4 259 (12.89%) Citrix
5 93 (4.63%) Apple
6 90 (4.48%) HP
7 63 (3.13%) Oracle
8 57 (2.84%) NetApp
9 56 (2.79%) Veeam
10 55 (2.74%) Dell
11 49 (2.44%) Juniper
12 45 (2.24%) Intel
13 41 (2.04%) Avaya
14 35 (1.74%) Google
15 31 (1.54%) EqualLogic
15 31 (1.54%) Red Hat
15 31 (1.54%) Symantec
16 30 (1.49%) F5
16 30 (1.49%) SolarWinds
17 27 (1.34%) McAfee