Period
to 14 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Site Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 June 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 560 661 869
Rank change year-on-year +101 +208 +218
Permanent jobs requiring a Site Engineer 408 218 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 333 181 197
10th Percentile £51,500 £51,250 £42,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +25.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £98,750 £100,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +13.74%

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 92,626 79,527 137,860
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.04% 95.16% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 67,351 64,555 110,874
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,105
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £73,375 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Site Engineer in the UK

Site 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 Site Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 14 June 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 +81 372 £72,000 -10.00% 67
UK excluding London +108 203 £65,000 +8.33% 38
London -20 176 £80,000 -5.88% 32
Work from Home -136 83 £70,000 -16.42% 20
South East +38 67 £65,000 +23.81% 14
North of England -6 63 £60,000 -5.20% 11
Midlands -2 30 £72,000 +22.55% 3
North West -18 29 £60,000 -5.20% 5
Yorkshire -13 28 £54,000 -16.92% 6
West Midlands -15 28 £72,000 +22.55% 1
Scotland -18 27 £55,000 -32.31% 3
South West -44 9 £87,500 +62.79% 7
North East - 6 £57,940 -
East of England - 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £57,500 - 2
Wales - 1 £72,500 -

Site Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 406 (99.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 266 (65.20%) DevOps
3 231 (56.62%) AWS
4 216 (52.94%) Kubernetes
5 203 (49.75%) Python
6 189 (46.32%) Terraform
7 184 (45.10%) Docker
8 165 (40.44%) Linux
9 138 (33.82%) Java
10 133 (32.60%) Infrastructure as Code
11 116 (28.43%) Azure
12 109 (26.72%) Microservices
13 105 (25.74%) Ansible
14 98 (24.02%) Grafana
15 91 (22.30%) Prometheus
16 88 (21.57%) Observability
17 82 (20.10%) GCP
17 82 (20.10%) GitLab
18 81 (19.85%) Jenkins
19 74 (18.14%) Finance
20 68 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
21 66 (16.18%) Serverless
22 65 (15.93%) Go
22 65 (15.93%) Software Engineering
23 64 (15.69%) Windows
23 64 (15.69%) Deployment Automation
24 60 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
24 60 (14.71%) Bash Shell
25 59 (14.46%) Web Services
25 59 (14.46%) Change Management

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 31 (7.60%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.72%) Apache
2 7 (1.72%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (0.98%) CMS
4 3 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.74%) Drupal
5 2 (0.49%) Apache Pulsar
5 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.49%) nginx
5 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.25%) GemFire
6 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 231 (56.62%) AWS
2 116 (28.43%) Azure
3 82 (20.10%) GCP
4 66 (16.18%) Serverless
5 55 (13.48%) Amazon ECS
6 39 (9.56%) SaaS
7 26 (6.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 24 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (4.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 17 (4.17%) Azure Service Fabric
10 17 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (3.43%) PaaS
12 12 (2.94%) AWS Fargate
12 12 (2.94%) GitHub
13 11 (2.70%) Amazon EKS
13 11 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
14 8 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (1.72%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.39%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.17%) HTTP
3 14 (3.43%) DNS
4 13 (3.19%) Firewall
5 10 (2.45%) Internet
6 8 (1.96%) DHCP
6 8 (1.96%) IPsec
7 7 (1.72%) FTP
8 6 (1.47%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.47%) SSL
9 5 (1.23%) Wireless
10 4 (0.98%) 802.11
10 4 (0.98%) RFID
11 2 (0.49%) DSL
11 2 (0.49%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.25%) BGP
12 1 (0.25%) Broadband
12 1 (0.25%) SNMP
12 1 (0.25%) VoIP
12 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (6.86%) MySQL
3 26 (6.37%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.90%) Redis
5 16 (3.92%) Big Data
6 12 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.70%) BigQuery
8 10 (2.45%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.74%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.49%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.49%) Electronic Patient Records
13 2 (0.49%) Presto
14 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
14 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 82 (20.10%) GitLab
2 81 (19.85%) Jenkins
3 55 (13.48%) Artifactory
4 48 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 19 (4.66%) TeamCity
6 18 (4.41%) Selenium
7 17 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 17 (4.17%) JMeter
7 17 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (3.19%) JIRA
10 8 (1.96%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.72%) IBM UrbanCode
11 7 (1.72%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.74%) Subversion
12 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.49%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.25%) CircleCI
General
1 74 (18.14%) Finance
2 39 (9.56%) Social Skills
3 26 (6.37%) Banking
4 25 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.17%) Influencing Skills
6 16 (3.92%) Marketing
7 10 (2.45%) Publishing
7 10 (2.45%) Retail Banking
8 9 (2.21%) Games
9 8 (1.96%) Law
9 8 (1.96%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (1.23%) Retail
11 4 (0.98%) Back Office
12 2 (0.49%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.46%) Web Services
2 36 (8.82%) Kafka
3 31 (7.60%) .NET
4 29 (7.11%) Elastic Stack
5 17 (4.17%) Node.js
6 8 (1.96%) React
6 8 (1.96%) Velocity
6 8 (1.96%) YAML
7 7 (1.72%) gRPC
7 7 (1.72%) Protocol Buffers
7 7 (1.72%) Redux
7 7 (1.72%) RESTful
7 7 (1.72%) XML
8 5 (1.23%) LAMP
9 4 (0.98%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.98%) Apache Flex
9 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.98%) POSIX
10 3 (0.74%) .NET Core
10 3 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.48%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (11.27%) Cloud Native
3 34 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 27 (6.62%) Data Centre
5 22 (5.39%) Mobile App
6 18 (4.41%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.92%) EPoS
7 16 (3.92%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.70%) Clustering
8 11 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.72%) Replication
10 6 (1.47%) PKI
11 5 (1.23%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.98%) SystemC
13 3 (0.74%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 165 (40.44%) Linux
2 64 (15.69%) Windows
3 51 (12.50%) Unix
4 10 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.98%) CentOS
8 3 (0.74%) Debian
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Android
10 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.25%) Fedora
10 1 (0.25%) VMS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (99.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 266 (65.20%) DevOps
3 133 (32.60%) Infrastructure as Code
4 109 (26.72%) Microservices
5 88 (21.57%) Observability
6 68 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (15.93%) Software Engineering
8 64 (15.69%) Deployment Automation
9 60 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
10 59 (14.46%) Change Management
11 53 (12.99%) Configuration Management
12 47 (11.52%) Software Deployment
13 46 (11.27%) Asset Management
14 39 (9.56%) Incident Management
15 38 (9.31%) Systems Engineering
15 38 (9.31%) Test Automation
16 37 (9.07%) Task Automation
17 35 (8.58%) Analytics
17 35 (8.58%) Service-Level Objective
18 34 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 203 (49.75%) Python
2 138 (33.82%) Java
3 65 (15.93%) Go
4 60 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 51 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 49 (12.01%) SQL
7 48 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 33 (8.09%) C#
9 24 (5.88%) Ruby
10 18 (4.41%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.94%) C
11 12 (2.94%) C++
12 8 (1.96%) Perl
13 6 (1.47%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.47%) Kotlin
14 4 (0.98%) PHP
15 2 (0.49%) Scala
16 1 (0.25%) Clojure
16 1 (0.25%) Groovy
16 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (6.37%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.13%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.66%) Degree
4 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.25%) OCP
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.94%) SLA
2 7 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.98%) ISO 22301
4 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 184 (45.10%) Docker
2 8 (1.96%) LXC
2 8 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.74%) Gluster
5 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.49%) Postfix
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 216 (52.94%) Kubernetes
2 189 (46.32%) Terraform
3 105 (25.74%) Ansible
4 98 (24.02%) Grafana
5 91 (22.30%) Prometheus
6 47 (11.52%) Puppet
7 37 (9.07%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (6.37%) ZABBIX
9 10 (2.45%) Kibana
10 9 (2.21%) logstash
11 6 (1.47%) CSIRT
12 5 (1.23%) Graphite
12 5 (1.23%) Graylog
12 5 (1.23%) Nagios
13 4 (0.98%) Salt
14 2 (0.49%) Cobbler
14 2 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.49%) Munin
14 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
15 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (7.35%) Google
2 16 (3.92%) New Relic
3 14 (3.43%) AppDynamics
3 14 (3.43%) VMware
4 12 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 11 (2.70%) IBM
5 11 (2.70%) PagerDuty
5 11 (2.70%) Splunk
6 8 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.72%) Oracle
8 6 (1.47%) TOWER Software
9 4 (0.98%) Citrix
9 4 (0.98%) Dynatrace
10 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.74%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.49%) Adobe
11 2 (0.49%) hybris
11 2 (0.49%) Lets Encrypt
11 2 (0.49%) Qualys