Technical Engineer
UK

The median Technical Engineer salary in the UK is £35,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

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

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 395 650 815
Rank change year-on-year +255 +165 -194
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 533 384 327
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 445 217 254
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,750 £24,075
25th Percentile £29,175 £32,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £42,500 £34,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.65% +23.19% -12.66%
75th Percentile £47,500 £58,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £66,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.85% +12.31% -7.14%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,136 104,699 132,906
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 94.37% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55,857 66,167 83,953
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,280 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in the UK

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in the UK

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Engineer over the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +292 483 £35,000 -17.65% 169
UK excluding London +193 448 £34,000 -6.85% 165
South East +130 140 £35,000 -17.65% 37
Midlands +160 114 £31,750 -7.97% 41
Work from Home +127 97 £48,500 +7.78% 49
South West +56 69 £36,000 +2.86% 20
London +167 65 £75,000 +30.43% 19
West Midlands +119 64 £35,000 -9.09% 28
North of England +99 64 £32,500 - 34
East Midlands +62 50 £27,500 -3.51% 13
Yorkshire +115 40 £33,000 -9.59% 15
East of England +41 21 £33,500 -10.67% 18
North West +34 19 £28,000 -8.85% 16
Wales +20 18 £30,281 -13.48% 3
Scotland -24 15 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Northern Ireland +2 8 £36,000 +20.00% 4
North East - 5 £32,500 - 3

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 22 February 2024, Technical Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 155 (29.08%) Windows
2 151 (28.33%) Microsoft
3 140 (26.27%) Social Skills
4 135 (25.33%) Customer Service
5 96 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
6 88 (16.51%) Active Directory
7 78 (14.63%) Microsoft 365
8 71 (13.32%) SQL
9 69 (12.95%) Finance
10 65 (12.20%) Degree
10 65 (12.20%) Python
11 64 (12.01%) Azure
12 58 (10.88%) Windows Server
13 57 (10.69%) Security Cleared
14 56 (10.51%) Manufacturing
15 54 (10.13%) Mentoring
16 51 (9.57%) Asset Management
16 51 (9.57%) Linux
16 51 (9.57%) SLA
17 45 (8.44%) ITIL
18 42 (7.88%) HNC
18 42 (7.88%) SharePoint
18 42 (7.88%) Telecoms
18 42 (7.88%) VMware
19 40 (7.50%) Driving Licence
20 39 (7.32%) Wireless
21 38 (7.13%) C#
21 38 (7.13%) Java
22 37 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
23 36 (6.75%) Entra ID

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 32 (6.00%) Microsoft Exchange
3 2 (0.38%) IIS
3 2 (0.38%) WordPress
4 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.13%) Revit
5 4 (0.75%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Aladdin
2 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.19%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 78 (14.63%) Microsoft 365
2 64 (12.01%) Azure
3 36 (6.75%) Entra ID
4 24 (4.50%) OneDrive
5 14 (2.63%) AWS
6 11 (2.06%) SaaS
7 10 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (1.31%) Power Platform
9 6 (1.13%) Azure Monitor
9 6 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.13%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.75%) PaaS
11 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.56%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 3 (0.56%) GCP
11 3 (0.56%) GitHub
11 3 (0.56%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.38%) IaaS
13 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.32%) Wireless
2 35 (6.57%) Firewall
3 33 (6.19%) DNS
3 33 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 23 (4.32%) SAN
4 23 (4.32%) SNMP
5 21 (3.94%) LAN
6 19 (3.56%) DHCP
7 18 (3.38%) VoIP
8 17 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (2.63%) LTE
9 14 (2.63%) WAN
10 13 (2.44%) Ethernet
10 13 (2.44%) VLAN
11 12 (2.25%) SSH
12 10 (1.88%) Multicast
13 9 (1.69%) OSPF
13 9 (1.69%) SDH
14 8 (1.50%) BGP
14 8 (1.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.38%) MySQL
2 19 (3.56%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.56%) DynamoDB
4 3 (0.56%) Power BI
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL Workbench
6 1 (0.19%) Power Query
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.81%) JIRA
2 12 (2.25%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.56%) Git
4 1 (0.19%) DBeaver
4 1 (0.19%) Gatling
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) JUnit
4 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 140 (26.27%) Social Skills
2 69 (12.95%) Finance
3 56 (10.51%) Manufacturing
4 42 (7.88%) Telecoms
5 28 (5.25%) Military
6 25 (4.69%) Organisational Skills
7 24 (4.50%) Banking
7 24 (4.50%) Front Office
8 23 (4.32%) Back Office
9 21 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (3.75%) Marketing
11 19 (3.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 18 (3.38%) Retail
13 17 (3.19%) Police
14 13 (2.44%) Electronics
14 13 (2.44%) Local Government
15 12 (2.25%) Public Sector
16 7 (1.31%) Documentation Skills
17 6 (1.13%) Automotive
17 6 (1.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.75%) CSS
2 16 (3.00%) XML
3 12 (2.25%) Ajax
3 12 (2.25%) AngularJS
3 12 (2.25%) HTML
3 12 (2.25%) JDBC
3 12 (2.25%) ODBC
3 12 (2.25%) REST
3 12 (2.25%) SOAP
3 12 (2.25%) Web Services
3 12 (2.25%) XHTML
4 4 (0.75%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.56%) EDI
5 3 (0.56%) Fluent Bit
5 3 (0.56%) Node.js
6 2 (0.38%) .NET
6 2 (0.38%) React
7 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.19%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.19%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.50%) Driving Licence
2 22 (4.13%) Derivative
2 22 (4.13%) Hedge funds
3 14 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (2.44%) CMDB
4 13 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.25%) CCTV
6 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.69%) Smartphone
8 8 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.31%) Blockchain
9 7 (1.31%) Fibre Optics
10 6 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.13%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.94%) Replication
11 5 (0.94%) Smart City
12 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 155 (29.08%) Windows
2 58 (10.88%) Windows Server
3 51 (9.57%) Linux
4 27 (5.07%) Windows 10
5 19 (3.56%) Unix
6 9 (1.69%) Android
7 5 (0.94%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.33%) Customer Service
2 96 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (10.13%) Mentoring
4 51 (9.57%) Asset Management
5 45 (8.44%) ITIL
6 36 (6.75%) Customer Experience
7 34 (6.38%) Coaching
8 33 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (4.50%) Commercial Awareness
9 24 (4.50%) Investment Management
10 21 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (3.94%) Project Management
11 18 (3.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 17 (3.19%) Break/Fix
13 16 (3.00%) CRM
14 15 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (2.81%) IT Asset Management
14 15 (2.81%) ITSM
14 15 (2.81%) Network Management
15 14 (2.63%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 71 (13.32%) SQL
2 65 (12.20%) Python
3 38 (7.13%) C#
3 38 (7.13%) Java
4 31 (5.82%) PowerShell
5 19 (3.56%) PL/SQL
6 18 (3.38%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.63%) Perl
8 7 (1.31%) Bash
9 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.75%) VBA
9 4 (0.75%) VBScript
10 3 (0.56%) Kusto Query Language
10 3 (0.56%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.38%) AWK
11 2 (0.38%) sed
12 1 (0.19%) Go
12 1 (0.19%) Groovy
12 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (12.20%) Degree
2 57 (10.69%) Security Cleared
3 42 (7.88%) HNC
4 28 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (5.07%) SC Cleared
6 23 (4.32%) A+ Certification
6 23 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (3.19%) DV Cleared
9 16 (3.00%) CCNA
10 13 (2.44%) MCP
11 10 (1.88%) GCSC
11 10 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (1.50%) HND
13 7 (1.31%) CCIE
13 7 (1.31%) CCNP
13 7 (1.31%) CWAP
13 7 (1.31%) CWNA
13 7 (1.31%) MCSA
13 7 (1.31%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.57%) SLA
2 14 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.31%) GDPR
4 6 (1.13%) QA
5 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.38%) GRC
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (16.51%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.07%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.81%) KVM
5 5 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.75%) Docker
6 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.38%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.19%) QEMU
8 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (6.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 28 (5.25%) SCCM
3 12 (2.25%) WMI
4 11 (2.06%) SCOM
5 6 (1.13%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.56%) Fluentd
6 3 (0.56%) Functional Safety
6 3 (0.56%) Grafana
6 3 (0.56%) logstash
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.19%) Istio
8 1 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 151 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.88%) VMware
3 27 (5.07%) Cisco
4 18 (3.38%) Splunk
5 17 (3.19%) Oracle
6 16 (3.00%) Dell
6 16 (3.00%) HP
7 14 (2.63%) Citrix
8 12 (2.25%) Salesforce
9 11 (2.06%) SAP
10 9 (1.69%) Bloomberg
11 7 (1.31%) IBM
12 6 (1.13%) Acronis
12 6 (1.13%) Siemens
13 5 (0.94%) NetApp
13 5 (0.94%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.94%) Veeam
14 4 (0.75%) Dynatrace
14 4 (0.75%) SolarWinds
15 3 (0.56%) PagerDuty