IT Engineer Jobs

IT Engineer
UK

The median IT Engineer salary in the UK is £34,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 150 232 409
Rank change year-on-year +82 +177 -103
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 1,710 1,272 1,604
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.79% 1.53% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.67% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,410 1,083 1,400
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £24,475
25th Percentile £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.45% -1.43% -
75th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £47,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,250 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +1.54%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 90,804 76,128 169,447
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 91.78% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 62,448 52,562 88,042
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £44,101 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,818 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.30% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.91% +8.42%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the UK

IT Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in the UK

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in the UK

IT Engineer
Top 19 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 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +81 1,572 £34,500 - 241
UK excluding London +80 1,508 £32,500 - 243
Midlands +71 358 £37,500 +15.38% 33
Work from Home +39 358 £37,500 - 80
North of England +88 351 £32,375 -6.16% 64
South East +49 323 £34,000 +7.94% 78
South West +27 227 £32,500 -1.52% 30
West Midlands +40 184 £35,500 +1.43% 19
London -64 176 £40,000 +5.26% 21
North West +58 172 £31,000 -18.42% 32
East Midlands +59 171 £37,500 +27.12% 14
East of England +7 139 £31,833 -2.05% 28
Yorkshire +83 135 £30,000 -12.41% 22
Scotland -44 53 £28,500 -22.97% 13
Wales +61 47 £27,500 -21.43% 9
North East +10 43 £32,500 -1.52% 14
Northern Ireland +22 8 £30,000 +9.09%
Channel Islands - 3 - - 1
Isle of Man - 2 - -

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 21 July 2024, IT Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 956 (55.91%) Windows
2 873 (51.05%) Microsoft
3 759 (44.39%) Microsoft 365
4 668 (39.06%) Active Directory
5 567 (33.16%) Azure
6 474 (27.72%) Social Skills
7 446 (26.08%) Windows Server
8 391 (22.87%) Firewall
9 362 (21.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 358 (20.94%) Problem-Solving
11 323 (18.89%) VMware
12 300 (17.54%) ITIL
13 296 (17.31%) Customer Service
14 246 (14.39%) Microsoft Exchange
15 243 (14.21%) Cisco
16 221 (12.92%) Windows 10
17 219 (12.81%) Linux
18 213 (12.46%) Microsoft Office
19 211 (12.34%) Hyper-V
20 206 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
21 199 (11.64%) Degree
22 194 (11.35%) SharePoint
23 191 (11.17%) Driving Licence
24 190 (11.11%) Entra ID
25 175 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
26 174 (10.18%) DNS
27 168 (9.82%) Cybersecurity
28 166 (9.71%) Microsoft Intune
29 159 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
30 144 (8.42%) SQL

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 246 (14.39%) Microsoft Exchange
2 194 (11.35%) SharePoint
3 15 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (0.82%) IIS
5 10 (0.58%) Confluence
6 7 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.23%) CMS
8 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (0.23%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.18%) SAS
10 2 (0.12%) Apache
10 2 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.12%) WordPress
11 1 (0.058%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.058%) Moodle
11 1 (0.058%) nginx
11 1 (0.058%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.058%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.058%) Tomcat
Applications
1 213 (12.46%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.058%) SPSS
4 1 (0.058%) Trello
Business Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.12%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.058%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 759 (44.39%) Microsoft 365
2 567 (33.16%) Azure
3 190 (11.11%) Entra ID
4 75 (4.39%) AWS
5 52 (3.04%) OneDrive
6 32 (1.87%) Google Workspace
7 28 (1.64%) Mimecast
8 18 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.99%) Power Platform
10 14 (0.82%) SaaS
11 13 (0.76%) iTunes
12 10 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.58%) Nutanix
12 10 (0.58%) PowerApps
13 9 (0.53%) Azure Storage
14 7 (0.41%) IaaS
15 6 (0.35%) OCI
15 6 (0.35%) PaaS
15 6 (0.35%) Power Automate
15 6 (0.35%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 391 (22.87%) Firewall
2 174 (10.18%) DNS
3 159 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
4 141 (8.25%) DHCP
5 127 (7.43%) Network Security
6 121 (7.08%) WAN
7 118 (6.90%) VPN
8 117 (6.84%) Internet
9 111 (6.49%) TCP/IP
10 110 (6.43%) LAN
11 84 (4.91%) Wireless
12 81 (4.74%) SAN
12 81 (4.74%) WLAN
13 80 (4.68%) VoIP
14 75 (4.39%) VLAN
15 23 (1.35%) NAS
15 23 (1.35%) SD-WAN
16 20 (1.17%) SSL
17 18 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
3 27 (1.58%) MySQL
4 7 (0.41%) Power BI
5 4 (0.23%) DB2
5 4 (0.23%) InfluxDB
5 4 (0.23%) MariaDB
5 4 (0.23%) Metabase
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.058%) Big Data
7 1 (0.058%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.058%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.058%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.058%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.35%) JIRA
2 9 (0.53%) Visual Studio Code
3 3 (0.18%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.18%) LabVIEW
3 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.058%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.058%) MSI
4 1 (0.058%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.058%) Selenium
4 1 (0.058%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 474 (27.72%) Social Skills
2 89 (5.20%) Finance
3 74 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 72 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (3.80%) Law
6 63 (3.68%) Organisational Skills
7 61 (3.57%) Manufacturing
8 54 (3.16%) Retail
9 39 (2.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 33 (1.93%) Documentation Skills
11 29 (1.70%) Legal
12 23 (1.35%) Games
13 22 (1.29%) Marketing
14 19 (1.11%) Banking
14 19 (1.11%) Public Sector
15 14 (0.82%) Automotive
16 11 (0.64%) Advertising
17 10 (0.58%) Aerospace
17 10 (0.58%) Military
18 7 (0.41%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.29%) Loki
1 5 (0.29%) YAML
2 4 (0.23%) .NET
3 3 (0.18%) HTML
3 3 (0.18%) Kafka
4 2 (0.12%) Cocoa
4 2 (0.12%) CSS
4 2 (0.12%) LAMP
4 2 (0.12%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.058%) ADSI
5 1 (0.058%) ARM Templates
5 1 (0.058%) Azure Blueprints
5 1 (0.058%) LDAP
5 1 (0.058%) RESTEasy
5 1 (0.058%) V-Ray
5 1 (0.058%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 191 (11.17%) Driving Licence
2 95 (5.56%) Onboarding
3 62 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 59 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 49 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (2.05%) Replication
7 26 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 26 (1.52%) Thin Client
8 22 (1.29%) CCTV
8 22 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
9 18 (1.05%) EPoS
10 13 (0.76%) Cyberattack
10 13 (0.76%) iPad
10 13 (0.76%) Social Media
11 12 (0.70%) Smartphone
12 9 (0.53%) Security Posture
13 8 (0.47%) Clustering
13 8 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
14 7 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 956 (55.91%) Windows
2 446 (26.08%) Windows Server
3 221 (12.92%) Windows 10
4 219 (12.81%) Linux
5 113 (6.61%) Windows Server 2016
6 89 (5.20%) Windows Server 2019
7 70 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (3.39%) Mac OS
9 57 (3.33%) Android
10 47 (2.75%) Apple iOS
11 28 (1.64%) Windows 7
12 23 (1.35%) Mac OS X
13 20 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (0.94%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.88%) Unix
17 10 (0.58%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.47%) VMS
19 6 (0.35%) CentOS
20 5 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (21.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 358 (20.94%) Problem-Solving
3 300 (17.54%) ITIL
4 296 (17.31%) Customer Service
5 168 (9.82%) Cybersecurity
6 101 (5.91%) Project Delivery
7 98 (5.73%) Asset Management
7 98 (5.73%) Mentoring
8 96 (5.61%) Computer Science
9 88 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 80 (4.68%) Network Management
11 77 (4.50%) Service Delivery
12 73 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 73 (4.27%) Migration
13 71 (4.15%) Project Management
14 69 (4.04%) IT Asset Management
15 48 (2.81%) Service Management
16 47 (2.75%) Incident Management
17 45 (2.63%) Agile
17 45 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (8.42%) SQL
2 118 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 42 (2.46%) Python
4 11 (0.64%) Bash
4 11 (0.64%) Java
5 9 (0.53%) C++
5 9 (0.53%) Swift
6 8 (0.47%) C#
6 8 (0.47%) PHP
7 7 (0.41%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.35%) Perl
8 6 (0.35%) VB
9 5 (0.29%) Ruby
10 4 (0.23%) R
11 3 (0.18%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.18%) VBScript
12 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.058%) Korn
Qualifications
1 199 (11.64%) Degree
2 175 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 140 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
4 121 (7.08%) CCNA
5 104 (6.08%) MCSE
6 94 (5.50%) CCNP
7 85 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 84 (4.91%) MCP
9 67 (3.92%) LPIC
10 64 (3.74%) DBS Check
11 49 (2.87%) Security Cleared
12 35 (2.05%) SC Cleared
13 31 (1.81%) Azure Certification
13 31 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
14 25 (1.46%) CISSP
15 24 (1.40%) A+ Certification
16 22 (1.29%) DV Cleared
17 18 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 16 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
19 14 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.98%) SLA
2 46 (2.69%) GDPR
3 37 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (1.11%) QA
6 12 (0.70%) NIST
7 9 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (0.41%) SOC 2
9 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.23%) COBIT
10 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.12%) Accessibility
12 2 (0.12%) NCSC
13 1 (0.058%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.058%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.058%) PMO
13 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 668 (39.06%) Active Directory
2 211 (12.34%) Hyper-V
3 206 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (1.70%) vSphere
6 24 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (0.53%) Docker
10 8 (0.47%) Firmware
11 7 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.23%) XenApp
14 3 (0.18%) Xen
15 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.058%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.058%) Samba
16 1 (0.058%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 166 (9.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 78 (4.56%) SCCM
3 14 (0.82%) WSUS
4 11 (0.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 11 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.53%) Ansible
5 9 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
5 9 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
5 9 (0.53%) vCenter Server
6 8 (0.47%) Grafana
7 7 (0.41%) SCOM
8 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (0.35%) Nessus
9 5 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.29%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.29%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.29%) Terraform
9 5 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.23%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 873 (51.05%) Microsoft
2 323 (18.89%) VMware
3 243 (14.21%) Cisco
4 93 (5.44%) Veeam
5 92 (5.38%) Citrix
6 76 (4.44%) Meraki
7 63 (3.68%) Apple
8 49 (2.87%) HP
9 42 (2.46%) Dell
10 41 (2.40%) Google
11 38 (2.22%) Sophos
12 36 (2.11%) Fortinet
13 24 (1.40%) Palo Alto
14 22 (1.29%) Aruba
15 21 (1.23%) Red Hat
16 20 (1.17%) Oracle
17 19 (1.11%) Draytek
18 18 (1.05%) Acronis
19 17 (0.99%) ConnectWise
19 17 (0.99%) ServiceNow