Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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

Technical Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 686 615
Rank change year-on-year +67 -71 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 600 579 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 513 513 621
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -11.43% +7.69% -7.14%

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 152,454 172,106 177,593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.06% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122,023 138,690 148,265
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +2.41%

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in the UK

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in the UK

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 December 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 +60 549 £35,000 -1.41% 93
UK excluding London +12 379 £31,000 -11.43% 76
London +92 197 £47,500 +11.76% 19
South East +10 158 £30,000 -7.69% 21
Midlands +37 63 £30,000 -2.44% 19
North of England -5 51 £30,000 -14.29% 14
South West +27 49 £42,500 - 9
West Midlands +29 43 £32,000 -3.76% 5
North West +13 36 £30,000 +1.69% 6
East of England +22 29 £32,500 +8.33% 11
East Midlands +42 20 £30,000 +8.11% 14
Scotland +8 19 £27,500 -57.69%
Yorkshire +16 11 £51,250 +36.67% 7
Wales +8 9 £22,500 -47.06% 2
North East +1 4 £21,500 -38.57% 1
Northern Ireland -8 3 £30,000 +13.21%

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 306 (51.00%) Windows
2 258 (43.00%) Microsoft
3 169 (28.17%) VMware
4 162 (27.00%) Active Directory
5 159 (26.50%) Linux
6 158 (26.33%) Office 365
7 136 (22.67%) Windows Server
8 118 (19.67%) MS Exchange
9 114 (19.00%) SQL
10 111 (18.50%) Hyper-V
11 106 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
12 105 (17.50%) SQL Server
13 97 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 93 (15.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 88 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 86 (14.33%) Finance
17 84 (14.00%) ITIL
18 79 (13.17%) Cisco
19 77 (12.83%) Microsoft Office
20 74 (12.33%) Firewall
21 70 (11.67%) Java
21 70 (11.67%) Degree
22 69 (11.50%) SLA
23 64 (10.67%) LAN
23 64 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
24 63 (10.50%) Windows 10
25 62 (10.33%) DNS
26 59 (9.83%) WAN
26 59 (9.83%) Citrix
26 59 (9.83%) MCSE

Technical 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
1 118 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 58 (9.67%) SharePoint
3 40 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (5.50%) Skype for Business
6 20 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.50%) IIS
8 12 (2.00%) Confluence
9 9 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.17%) Joomla!
11 7 (1.17%) WordPress
12 5 (0.83%) JBoss
12 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.67%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.67%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.50%) Apache
14 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 77 (12.83%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.33%) EPLAN
3 2 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 10 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.50%) Front Arena
2 9 (1.50%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.50%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 158 (26.33%) Office 365
2 93 (15.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (3.83%) SaaS
5 10 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.17%) G Suite
7 7 (1.17%) IaaS
8 5 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.83%) PaaS
8 5 (0.83%) Yammer
9 3 (0.50%) Akamai
10 2 (0.33%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.33%) Tricentis Tosca
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 74 (12.33%) Firewall
2 64 (10.67%) LAN
3 62 (10.33%) DNS
4 59 (9.83%) WAN
5 57 (9.50%) TCP/IP
6 38 (6.33%) DHCP
7 34 (5.67%) VoIP
8 29 (4.83%) Skype
9 23 (3.83%) SAN
9 23 (3.83%) VPN
9 23 (3.83%) Wireless
10 21 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (3.00%) VLAN
12 16 (2.67%) Internet
13 15 (2.50%) Network Security
13 15 (2.50%) Unified Communications
14 11 (1.83%) HTTP
14 11 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (1.50%) NAS
16 8 (1.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.00%) Big Data
4 12 (2.00%) MySQL
4 12 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.17%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.83%) Blockchain
9 5 (0.83%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.33%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (3.67%) Selenium
2 17 (2.83%) JIRA
3 13 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (1.67%) Cucumber
5 10 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 9 (1.50%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.33%) Appium
7 8 (1.33%) Calabash
7 8 (1.33%) GitLab
7 8 (1.33%) Jasmine
7 8 (1.33%) JBehave
7 8 (1.33%) Maven
7 8 (1.33%) Protractor
7 8 (1.33%) SpecFlow
7 8 (1.33%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.83%) MSI
9 3 (0.50%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (14.33%) Finance
2 45 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 43 (7.17%) Banking
4 28 (4.67%) Front Office
5 27 (4.50%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.33%) Electronics
7 18 (3.00%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.33%) Legal
9 12 (2.00%) Marketing
10 8 (1.33%) French Language
11 7 (1.17%) German Language
11 7 (1.17%) Retail
12 5 (0.83%) Back Office
13 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.33%) Law
14 2 (0.33%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.33%) Publishing
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.00%) XML
2 28 (4.67%) Middleware
3 23 (3.83%) HTML
4 21 (3.50%) .NET
5 17 (2.83%) JSON
6 14 (2.33%) LDAP
6 14 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (2.17%) REST
8 12 (2.00%) CSS
9 11 (1.83%) Kafka
10 10 (1.67%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.50%) LAMP
11 9 (1.50%) React
11 9 (1.50%) Software Packaging
12 8 (1.33%) WebdriverIO
13 7 (1.17%) LEMP Stack
13 7 (1.17%) SOAP
13 7 (1.17%) Web Services
13 7 (1.17%) XSLT
14 6 (1.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 25 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.33%) Clustering
5 17 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 14 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 14 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
8 13 (2.17%) Fintech
9 12 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.67%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.50%) Derivative
11 9 (1.50%) Equities
11 9 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.00%) Replication
13 5 (0.83%) IPTV
13 5 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 306 (51.00%) Windows
2 159 (26.50%) Linux
3 136 (22.67%) Windows Server
4 64 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (10.50%) Windows 10
6 59 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (8.50%) Windows 7
8 35 (5.83%) Unix
9 31 (5.17%) Windows 8
10 28 (4.67%) Mac OS X
11 17 (2.83%) CentOS
12 16 (2.67%) Windows XP
13 12 (2.00%) AIX
13 12 (2.00%) Solaris
14 11 (1.83%) Android
14 11 (1.83%) HPUX
14 11 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (1.17%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
2 84 (14.00%) ITIL
3 42 (7.00%) Time Management
4 40 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 35 (5.83%) Asset Management
7 34 (5.67%) CRM
7 34 (5.67%) Migration
8 33 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 31 (5.17%) Computer Science
10 30 (5.00%) DevOps
10 30 (5.00%) Service Delivery
11 26 (4.33%) Project Management
11 26 (4.33%) Tech Ops
12 25 (4.17%) Test Automation
13 24 (4.00%) Investment Management
14 23 (3.83%) Incident Management
14 23 (3.83%) Software Engineering
15 22 (3.67%) Analytics
16 19 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 114 (19.00%) SQL
2 70 (11.67%) Java
3 56 (9.33%) Python
4 50 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 49 (8.17%) C#
6 31 (5.17%) JavaScript
7 25 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 24 (4.00%) Perl
9 20 (3.33%) C
10 16 (2.67%) C++
11 15 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.83%) Ruby
13 7 (1.17%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.00%) PHP
14 6 (1.00%) VB
14 6 (1.00%) VBScript
15 4 (0.67%) AWK
15 4 (0.67%) sed
16 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (11.67%) Degree
3 59 (9.83%) MCSE
4 47 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (7.67%) CCNA
6 35 (5.83%) MCP
7 23 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (2.83%) MCSA
9 16 (2.67%) Security Cleared
10 13 (2.17%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.83%) MCITP
12 9 (1.50%) A+ Certification
12 9 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.33%) CCNP
13 8 (1.33%) MCTS
14 7 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.83%) CCA
15 5 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.67%) AWS Certification
17 3 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (11.50%) SLA
2 37 (6.17%) QA
3 14 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.50%) GDPR
6 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 162 (27.00%) Active Directory
2 111 (18.50%) Hyper-V
3 97 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (5.00%) vSphere
5 15 (2.50%) Docker
6 7 (1.17%) Firmware
6 7 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.00%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.83%) XenServer
9 4 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.33%) KVM
11 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.17%) LXC
12 1 (0.17%) NFS
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.17%) Xen
12 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (7.00%) SCCM
2 22 (3.67%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.50%) HP ALM
3 9 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.00%) Kibana
4 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.00%) WSUS
5 4 (0.67%) Grafana
5 4 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.67%) Puppet
5 4 (0.67%) SCOM
5 4 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.50%) Clonezilla
6 3 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.50%) Nagios
6 3 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.50%) WMI
7 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 258 (43.00%) Microsoft
2 169 (28.17%) VMware
3 79 (13.17%) Cisco
4 59 (9.83%) Citrix
5 32 (5.33%) HP
6 25 (4.17%) Oracle
7 17 (2.83%) Dell
7 17 (2.83%) SolarWinds
8 16 (2.67%) Veeam
9 15 (2.50%) Mitel
9 15 (2.50%) NetApp
10 12 (2.00%) Google
10 12 (2.00%) Veritas
11 11 (1.83%) Apple
11 11 (1.83%) EMC
12 10 (1.67%) Kaseya
13 9 (1.50%) Charles River
13 9 (1.50%) SAP
13 9 (1.50%) SimCorp
13 9 (1.50%) Splunk