Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Site Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 988 1093 1197
Rank change year-on-year +105 +104 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Site Engineer 171 100 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.057% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.060% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 149 74 43
UK median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% - +27.78%
10th Percentile £47,750 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,125 £101,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 159,874 167,577 186,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.99% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 128,822 134,320 156,383
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Site Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Site Engineer in the UK

Site Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Site Engineer in the UK

Site Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Site Engineer over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Site Engineer in the UK

Site Engineer
Top 13 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 24 September 2018. 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 +114 166 £70,000 +21.74% 24
London +77 107 £75,000 +5.26% 12
UK excluding London +28 59 £55,000 +10.00% 12
North of England +42 27 £52,500 +34.62% 6
Yorkshire +49 19 £51,500 +3.00% 2
South East +9 17 £70,000 +64.71%
North West +14 7 £56,250 +125.00% 4
East of England +9 6 £80,000 +52.38% 3
South West -1 5 £63,750 +41.67% 1
Northern Ireland +3 2 £70,000 +27.27%
Scotland - 1 £57,500 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -

Site Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 170 (99.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 118 (69.01%) DevOps
3 89 (52.05%) Python
4 83 (48.54%) Linux
5 81 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
6 66 (38.60%) Kubernetes
7 65 (38.01%) Java
8 60 (35.09%) Ansible
9 57 (33.33%) Docker
10 54 (31.58%) Finance
11 48 (28.07%) Bash Shell
12 45 (26.32%) Puppet
13 44 (25.73%) Opscode Chef
14 36 (21.05%) C++
15 35 (20.47%) SQL
15 35 (20.47%) Microsoft Azure
16 32 (18.71%) Google Cloud Platform
17 30 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (17.54%) Ruby
18 28 (16.37%) Software Engineering
18 28 (16.37%) Go
19 27 (15.79%) Google
20 26 (15.20%) Perl
21 25 (14.62%) PowerShell
21 25 (14.62%) Configuration Management
22 23 (13.45%) SQL Server
22 23 (13.45%) Windows
23 22 (12.87%) PaaS
24 21 (12.28%) Web Services
24 21 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery

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 9 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.68%) OpenStack
2 8 (4.68%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.09%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.51%) Apache
4 6 (3.51%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.92%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.75%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.75%) IIS
7 2 (1.17%) CMS
7 2 (1.17%) nginx
8 1 (0.58%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 81 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (20.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (18.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (12.87%) PaaS
5 18 (10.53%) IaaS
6 17 (9.94%) SaaS
7 3 (1.75%) GitHub
8 2 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.17%) G Suite
8 2 (1.17%) Slack
9 1 (0.58%) Akamai
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.19%) DNS
2 9 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.68%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.34%) HTTP
5 2 (1.17%) Broadband
5 2 (1.17%) Internet
5 2 (1.17%) SMTP
5 2 (1.17%) SNMP
5 2 (1.17%) SSH
5 2 (1.17%) VPN
6 1 (0.58%) BGP
6 1 (0.58%) ICMP
6 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.70%) Big Data
3 13 (7.60%) MySQL
4 9 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (3.51%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.17%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.58%) Informix
9 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (9.36%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (4.09%) Bitbucket
3 7 (4.09%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (2.92%) JIRA
6 3 (1.75%) Maven
7 2 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.17%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) Gatling
8 1 (0.58%) GitLab
8 1 (0.58%) JMeter
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Marketing
3 7 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.92%) Electronics
4 5 (2.92%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.34%) Front Office
6 3 (1.75%) Banking
7 2 (1.17%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.28%) Web Services
2 16 (9.36%) Middleware
3 14 (8.19%) .NET
4 12 (7.02%) Velocity
5 9 (5.26%) Node.js
6 8 (4.68%) .NET Core
7 5 (2.92%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.75%) Kafka
8 3 (1.75%) React
8 3 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.17%) Redux
10 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.58%) CSS
10 1 (0.58%) HTML
10 1 (0.58%) J2EE
10 1 (0.58%) LAMP
10 1 (0.58%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Fintech
2 9 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.09%) Robotics
4 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.17%) Replication
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.58%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 83 (48.54%) Linux
2 23 (13.45%) Windows
3 16 (9.36%) Unix
4 9 (5.26%) CentOS
5 6 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.92%) CoreOS
6 5 (2.92%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.34%) Solaris
7 4 (2.34%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.75%) AIX
8 3 (1.75%) Debian
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (99.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 118 (69.01%) DevOps
3 30 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (16.37%) Software Engineering
5 25 (14.62%) Configuration Management
6 21 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 18 (10.53%) Capacity Management
8 15 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.60%) Open Source
10 12 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (7.02%) Microservices
11 11 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.85%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (5.85%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (5.85%) Migration
13 9 (5.26%) IT Strategy
13 9 (5.26%) Service Management
13 9 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 89 (52.05%) Python
2 65 (38.01%) Java
3 48 (28.07%) Bash Shell
4 36 (21.05%) C++
5 35 (20.47%) SQL
6 30 (17.54%) Ruby
7 28 (16.37%) Go
8 26 (15.20%) Perl
9 25 (14.62%) PowerShell
10 19 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 15 (8.77%) C
11 15 (8.77%) C#
12 8 (4.68%) Scala
12 8 (4.68%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (2.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) PMO
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (33.33%) Docker
2 13 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.68%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.75%) Ceph
4 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) KVM
5 1 (0.58%) LXC
Systems Management
1 66 (38.60%) Kubernetes
2 60 (35.09%) Ansible
3 45 (26.32%) Puppet
4 44 (25.73%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (11.70%) Terraform
6 11 (6.43%) Salt
7 7 (4.09%) Grafana
8 6 (3.51%) Icinga
9 5 (2.92%) Prometheus
10 4 (2.34%) Packer
11 3 (1.75%) Kibana
12 2 (1.17%) Graphite
12 2 (1.17%) Mesos
13 1 (0.58%) logstash
13 1 (0.58%) Nagios
13 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (15.79%) Google
2 15 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.19%) VMware
4 13 (7.60%) Oracle
5 8 (4.68%) Brocade
5 8 (4.68%) Citrix
5 8 (4.68%) Dell
6 5 (2.92%) SAP
7 4 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.34%) Splunk
8 3 (1.75%) NetApp
8 3 (1.75%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.17%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.17%) New Relic
9 2 (1.17%) Okta
9 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.58%) Facebook
10 1 (0.58%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.58%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.58%) SaltStack