Period
to 12 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Site Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

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

Site Engineer
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 533 752 901
Rank change year-on-year +219 +149 +172
Permanent jobs requiring a Site Engineer 328 255 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 277 198 163
10th Percentile £45,000 £52,350 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £60,770 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% - +25.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £111,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £98,750 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £63,288 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.71% +20.55% -8.70%

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 76,883 108,263 142,970
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 95.37% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 60,550 87,903 115,257
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,625 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Site Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Site Engineer in the UK

Site Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Site Engineer in the UK

Site Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Site Engineer over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Site Engineer in the UK

Site 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 Site Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 12 April 2021. 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 +182 306 £70,000 -8.20% 66
UK excluding London +185 158 £65,000 +2.71% 35
London +105 154 £80,000 - 33
Work from Home -38 89 £70,000 -12.50% 12
North of England +62 61 £60,000 -10.07% 11
South East +124 55 £65,000 +8.33% 11
North West +28 28 £60,000 -10.07% 6
Yorkshire +34 26 £65,000 +19.27% 4
Midlands +44 16 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Scotland +23 15 £65,000 -21.21% 2
West Midlands +34 12 £72,000 +10.77% 3
North East - 7 £65,000 - 1
South West +8 5 £30,000 -45.45% 4
East Midlands - 4 £65,000 - 1
East of England +54 3 £75,000 - 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £55,000 -

Site Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, Site Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Site Engineer in the job title.

1 322 (98.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 192 (58.54%) DevOps
3 181 (55.18%) Kubernetes
4 180 (54.88%) AWS
5 169 (51.52%) Docker
6 162 (49.39%) Python
7 158 (48.17%) Terraform
8 133 (40.55%) Linux
9 128 (39.02%) Ansible
10 113 (34.45%) Java
11 86 (26.22%) Infrastructure as Code
12 82 (25.00%) Prometheus
13 75 (22.87%) Azure
14 74 (22.56%) Microservices
15 71 (21.65%) Jenkins
15 71 (21.65%) Go
16 69 (21.04%) GitLab
17 63 (19.21%) Observability
17 63 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
18 58 (17.68%) Grafana
19 55 (16.77%) Windows
20 52 (15.85%) Greenfield Project
21 50 (15.24%) Finance
22 49 (14.94%) GCP
23 48 (14.63%) Kafka
24 46 (14.02%) Software Engineering
25 41 (12.50%) MySQL
26 40 (12.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
27 39 (11.89%) Deployment Automation
27 39 (11.89%) Amazon ECS

Site 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 21 (6.40%) Apache
2 20 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.22%) CMS
4 4 (1.22%) Confluence
5 3 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.91%) Drupal
5 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.91%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Pulsar
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.61%) nginx
6 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 180 (54.88%) AWS
2 75 (22.87%) Azure
3 49 (14.94%) GCP
4 40 (12.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 39 (11.89%) Amazon ECS
6 36 (10.98%) Serverless
7 28 (8.54%) SaaS
8 24 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (5.18%) IBM Cloud
11 14 (4.27%) PaaS
12 13 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (3.96%) AWS Fargate
13 10 (3.05%) Amazon EKS
14 9 (2.74%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (2.74%) GitHub
15 8 (2.44%) Datadog
16 7 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
17 6 (1.83%) Amazon Kinesis
17 6 (1.83%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.96%) HTTP
3 9 (2.74%) HTTPS
4 8 (2.44%) DHCP
4 8 (2.44%) DNS
4 8 (2.44%) Firewall
4 8 (2.44%) IPsec
5 7 (2.13%) FTP
6 5 (1.52%) Internet
7 4 (1.22%) SNMP
8 3 (0.91%) VoIP
8 3 (0.91%) Wireless
9 2 (0.61%) 802.11
9 2 (0.61%) DSL
9 2 (0.61%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.61%) RFID
10 1 (0.30%) AMQP
10 1 (0.30%) BGP
10 1 (0.30%) VLAN
10 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.50%) MySQL
2 33 (10.06%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (8.23%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.88%) Redis
5 9 (2.74%) BigQuery
6 8 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.13%) Big Data
8 6 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.91%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.91%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.30%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 71 (21.65%) Jenkins
2 69 (21.04%) GitLab
3 30 (9.15%) Artifactory
3 30 (9.15%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (3.96%) JIRA
6 7 (2.13%) SonarQube
7 6 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.52%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.52%) Subversion
9 4 (1.22%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.22%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.22%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (1.22%) Selenium
9 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.61%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.61%) GoCD
10 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.61%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (15.24%) Finance
2 31 (9.45%) Games
3 13 (3.96%) Marketing
4 11 (3.35%) Banking
5 10 (3.05%) Publishing
6 4 (1.22%) Back Office
6 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 4 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.61%) Billing
8 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.61%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (14.63%) Kafka
2 38 (11.59%) Web Services
3 24 (7.32%) Node.js
4 21 (6.40%) Elastic Stack
5 18 (5.49%) Apache Flex
6 11 (3.35%) .NET
7 9 (2.74%) RESTful
8 8 (2.44%) YAML
9 7 (2.13%) Velocity
10 6 (1.83%) gRPC
10 6 (1.83%) Protocol Buffers
11 5 (1.52%) LAMP
11 5 (1.52%) React
12 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.22%) Redux
12 4 (1.22%) XML
13 3 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
14 2 (0.61%) LAPP Stack
14 2 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
14 2 (0.61%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.85%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (10.67%) Cloud Native
3 23 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.01%) Public Cloud
4 19 (5.79%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.27%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.96%) EPoS
7 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.52%) Replication
8 5 (1.52%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.61%) SystemC
12 1 (0.30%) Clustering
12 1 (0.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 133 (40.55%) Linux
2 55 (16.77%) Windows
3 39 (11.89%) Unix
4 7 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.61%) CentOS
6 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Fedora
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (98.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 192 (58.54%) DevOps
3 86 (26.22%) Infrastructure as Code
4 74 (22.56%) Microservices
5 63 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (19.21%) Observability
6 46 (14.02%) Software Engineering
7 39 (11.89%) Deployment Automation
8 38 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (10.67%) Change Management
10 33 (10.06%) Configuration Management
11 31 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (8.84%) Asset Management
12 29 (8.84%) Software Deployment
13 27 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 26 (7.93%) Analytics
14 26 (7.93%) Capacity Planning
14 26 (7.93%) Systems Engineering
14 26 (7.93%) Task Automation
15 25 (7.62%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (49.39%) Python
2 113 (34.45%) Java
3 71 (21.65%) Go
4 37 (11.28%) JavaScript
5 31 (9.45%) Bash Shell
5 31 (9.45%) SQL
6 29 (8.84%) PowerShell
7 21 (6.40%) Kotlin
8 15 (4.57%) C#
9 12 (3.66%) Ruby
10 10 (3.05%) Perl
11 7 (2.13%) C++
11 7 (2.13%) PHP
12 6 (1.83%) Bourne shell
12 6 (1.83%) C
13 5 (1.52%) Groovy
14 2 (0.61%) Jython
14 2 (0.61%) Scala
15 1 (0.30%) Clojure
15 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.57%) Degree
2 15 (4.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.52%) SLA
3 4 (1.22%) ISO 22301
3 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.91%) QA
5 2 (0.61%) SOC 2
System Software
1 169 (51.52%) Docker
2 12 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.52%) LXC
4 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.22%) Xen
5 2 (0.61%) Postfix
6 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 181 (55.18%) Kubernetes
2 158 (48.17%) Terraform
3 128 (39.02%) Ansible
4 82 (25.00%) Prometheus
5 58 (17.68%) Grafana
6 37 (11.28%) ZABBIX
7 34 (10.37%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (7.32%) Puppet
9 20 (6.10%) Graphite
10 11 (3.35%) Kibana
10 11 (3.35%) logstash
11 6 (1.83%) CSIRT
12 5 (1.52%) Nagios
12 5 (1.52%) Salt
13 2 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.61%) Munin
14 1 (0.30%) DameWare
14 1 (0.30%) Istio
14 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (7.01%) Google
2 20 (6.10%) VMware
3 17 (5.18%) IBM
4 15 (4.57%) AppDynamics
5 13 (3.96%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.05%) Dynatrace
6 10 (3.05%) New Relic
6 10 (3.05%) PagerDuty
7 9 (2.74%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.44%) Oracle
8 8 (2.44%) Splunk
9 6 (1.83%) TOWER Software
10 5 (1.52%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.22%) Cisco
11 4 (1.22%) Citrix
12 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.61%) Adobe
13 2 (0.61%) hybris
13 2 (0.61%) Qualys
13 2 (0.61%) SAP