Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Engineer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 986 1002 1076
Rank change year-on-year +16 +74 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Engineer 213 216 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 180 194 196
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,625 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Engineer in the UK

Project Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Engineer.

Salary trend for Project Engineer in the UK

Project Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Engineer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Engineer in the UK

Project Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +35 202 £42,500 +6.25% 12
UK excluding London +59 128 £40,250 +0.63% 8
London -17 82 £45,000 - 4
North of England +22 46 £38,250 -4.38% 1
South East +44 36 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire +46 32 £45,000 +13.92%
Midlands +39 29 £35,000 +0.72% 2
West Midlands +33 22 £35,000 +21.74%
North East - 10 £36,000 - 1
East Midlands +24 7 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Wales +23 7 £40,500 +35.00%
South West +31 6 £42,000 +7.35% 1
North West -14 4 £35,000 -17.65%
East of England +18 2 £47,500 +13.77% 1
Scotland -8 1 £52,500 +61.54%
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Project 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 Project Engineer in the job title.

1 109 (51.17%) Windows
2 108 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 92 (43.19%) VMware
4 74 (34.74%) Windows Server
5 67 (31.46%) Office 365
5 67 (31.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (29.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 62 (29.11%) Cisco
8 52 (24.41%) Active Directory
9 49 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (22.07%) Hyper-V
11 46 (21.60%) SQL
12 45 (21.13%) SAN
12 45 (21.13%) Project Management
13 43 (20.19%) ITIL
14 42 (19.72%) HP
14 42 (19.72%) MS Exchange
15 41 (19.25%) Amazon AWS
16 40 (18.78%) Firewall
17 37 (17.37%) Citrix
18 35 (16.43%) Migration
19 34 (15.96%) DNS
20 33 (15.49%) WAN
20 33 (15.49%) Finance
21 31 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
22 28 (13.15%) Linux
22 28 (13.15%) Presales
23 26 (12.21%) NAS
23 26 (12.21%) SonicWALL
24 25 (11.74%) Degree

Project 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 42 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 23 (10.80%) Skype for Business
3 21 (9.86%) IIS
4 17 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.82%) nginx
7 4 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (3.76%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.88%) Autodesk Inventor
5 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.94%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.94%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (31.46%) Office 365
2 63 (29.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (19.25%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.23%) IaaS
5 8 (3.76%) SaaS
6 7 (3.29%) Mimecast
6 7 (3.29%) PaaS
7 6 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.88%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.94%) OpenDNS
10 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.47%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 45 (21.13%) SAN
2 40 (18.78%) Firewall
3 34 (15.96%) DNS
4 33 (15.49%) WAN
5 26 (12.21%) NAS
6 22 (10.33%) Skype
7 21 (9.86%) iSCSI
7 21 (9.86%) VPN
8 18 (8.45%) DHCP
8 18 (8.45%) Fibre Channel
8 18 (8.45%) LAN
9 15 (7.04%) MPLS
9 15 (7.04%) Wireless
10 11 (5.16%) PBX
10 11 (5.16%) VLAN
10 11 (5.16%) VoIP
11 9 (4.23%) Internet
11 9 (4.23%) Unified Communications
12 8 (3.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (3.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.29%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.35%) Big Data
5 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) MSI
General
1 33 (15.49%) Finance
2 22 (10.33%) Automotive
3 13 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.16%) Banking
5 9 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.29%) Electronics
6 7 (3.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.82%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (2.82%) Front Office
8 4 (1.88%) Advertising
8 4 (1.88%) Law
8 4 (1.88%) Retail
9 3 (1.41%) Avionics
9 3 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.63%) CSS
1 12 (5.63%) HTML
1 12 (5.63%) HTML5
2 6 (2.82%) CherryPy
2 6 (2.82%) Node.js
2 6 (2.82%) XMPP
3 3 (1.41%) CSS3
4 2 (0.94%) .NET
4 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.94%) WPF
5 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.47%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.92%) Public Cloud
2 17 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (6.10%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.69%) PKI
5 9 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.76%) BYOD
6 8 (3.76%) Video\Live Streaming
7 6 (2.82%) Derivative
7 6 (2.82%) Exotic Derivative
7 6 (2.82%) PMI
7 6 (2.82%) User Experience
7 6 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.35%) Handset
8 5 (2.35%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.88%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.88%) Replication
9 4 (1.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 109 (51.17%) Windows
2 74 (34.74%) Windows Server
3 67 (31.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (13.15%) Linux
5 21 (9.86%) Windows 7
5 21 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (8.92%) Windows 10
7 9 (4.23%) CentOS
8 4 (1.88%) Android
8 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.94%) AIX
10 2 (0.94%) Unix
10 2 (0.94%) VMS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.13%) Project Management
2 43 (20.19%) ITIL
3 35 (16.43%) Migration
4 28 (13.15%) Presales
5 20 (9.39%) CRM
6 17 (7.98%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.57%) Contingency Planning
9 13 (6.10%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.16%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (4.69%) Email Filtering
11 10 (4.69%) Time Management
12 8 (3.76%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (3.76%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.76%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.76%) Patch Management
12 8 (3.76%) Server Virtualisation
12 8 (3.76%) Service Design
12 8 (3.76%) Task Automation
13 7 (3.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.60%) SQL
2 19 (8.92%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.10%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.82%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.88%) Java
6 3 (1.41%) Python
7 2 (0.94%) C#
7 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (11.74%) Degree
3 21 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (8.92%) CCNA
4 19 (8.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (8.45%) CCNP
6 13 (6.10%) MCSE
7 8 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.29%) MCSA
9 6 (2.82%) CCIE
9 6 (2.82%) CCNP Voice
9 6 (2.82%) HND
9 6 (2.82%) MCP
9 6 (2.82%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.35%) HNC
10 5 (2.35%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.88%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.88%) MCITP
12 3 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) MiFID
2 5 (2.35%) SLA
3 4 (1.88%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) DICOM
4 1 (0.47%) HL7
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (24.41%) Active Directory
2 49 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (22.07%) Hyper-V
4 19 (8.92%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.29%) vSphere
6 6 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.82%) XenApp
7 4 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.88%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.94%) XenServer
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (5.16%) SCCM
2 9 (4.23%) SCOM
3 6 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.82%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (2.82%) HAProxy
3 6 (2.82%) Puppet
3 6 (2.82%) Terraform
4 3 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.41%) Nagios
5 2 (0.94%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.94%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.94%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.47%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.47%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 108 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 92 (43.19%) VMware
3 62 (29.11%) Cisco
4 42 (19.72%) HP
5 37 (17.37%) Citrix
6 26 (12.21%) SonicWALL
7 22 (10.33%) Google
8 20 (9.39%) Juniper
9 12 (5.63%) Meraki
10 10 (4.69%) Polycom
10 10 (4.69%) SolarWinds
11 9 (4.23%) Avaya
11 9 (4.23%) F5
12 8 (3.76%) NetApp
13 6 (2.82%) Dell
13 6 (2.82%) Verint
13 6 (2.82%) Zeacom
14 5 (2.35%) Veeam
15 4 (1.88%) Panasonic
15 4 (1.88%) Sonus