Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 671 550 571
Rank change year-on-year -121 +21 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 569 899 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 491 759 898
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.15% -7.14% +2.94%

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 167571 185058 210150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134222 155169 174108
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 -89 537 £35,000 - 48
UK excluding London -51 442 £34,500 +6.15% 36
South East -36 190 £37,500 +10.29% 7
London -105 118 £40,000 -8.57% 13
North of England -11 77 £24,750 -13.16% 11
Midlands +40 62 £34,500 +15.00% 8
East of England -5 58 £31,250 -10.71% 6
North West +1 45 £23,750 -29.63% 5
West Midlands +31 44 £34,500 +15.00% 5
South West +11 33 £37,750 +7.86% 3
Yorkshire +14 30 £37,500 +33.93% 3
East Midlands +41 18 £45,000 +33.33% 3
Scotland -6 18 £65,000 +30.00%
Wales -11 5 £30,000 +13.21% 1
North East +8 2 £22,000 -1.68% 3
Northern Ireland -30 1 £26,500 -11.67%

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, Technical Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 283 (49.74%) Windows
2 201 (35.33%) Microsoft
3 165 (29.00%) Active Directory
4 164 (28.82%) VMware
5 143 (25.13%) Windows Server
6 123 (21.62%) Linux
7 106 (18.63%) SQL
8 91 (15.99%) SQL Server
9 85 (14.94%) Finance
10 82 (14.41%) Firewall
11 81 (14.24%) Office 365
12 79 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 77 (13.53%) Cisco
14 75 (13.18%) Java
15 73 (12.83%) ITIL
15 73 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 72 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 71 (12.48%) MS Exchange
17 71 (12.48%) Degree
18 68 (11.95%) TCP/IP
19 64 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
20 63 (11.07%) Windows 7
21 61 (10.72%) Hyper-V
21 61 (10.72%) Citrix
22 56 (9.84%) DNS
22 56 (9.84%) Software Engineering
23 55 (9.67%) Data Centre
24 54 (9.49%) MCSE
25 52 (9.14%) SAN
26 50 (8.79%) Microsoft Office

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 71 (12.48%) MS Exchange
2 48 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (5.80%) IIS
4 22 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.51%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.16%) Apache
7 15 (2.64%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.64%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.23%) JBoss
8 7 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.88%) Confluence
11 4 (0.70%) CMS
11 4 (0.70%) Drupal
11 4 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.53%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.35%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) BASE24
2 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Eikon
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 81 (14.24%) Office 365
2 50 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.93%) SaaS
6 5 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.70%) GitHub
7 4 (0.70%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.53%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.35%) IaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.18%) Catchpoint
Communications & Networking
1 82 (14.41%) Firewall
2 68 (11.95%) TCP/IP
3 56 (9.84%) DNS
4 52 (9.14%) SAN
5 42 (7.38%) Internet
6 40 (7.03%) DHCP
7 34 (5.98%) LAN
8 32 (5.62%) WAN
9 30 (5.27%) VPN
10 25 (4.39%) VoIP
11 17 (2.99%) VLAN
12 16 (2.81%) Wireless
13 13 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (2.11%) FTP
15 11 (1.93%) HTTP
15 11 (1.93%) Skype
16 9 (1.58%) DDNS
16 9 (1.58%) NAS
17 8 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.75%) MySQL
3 17 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (1.93%) GIS
6 9 (1.58%) InfluxDB
6 9 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.70%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.53%) Informix
10 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.35%) Big Data
11 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.35%) DB2
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (2.28%) JIRA
2 7 (1.23%) Eclipse
2 7 (1.23%) IntelliJ
2 7 (1.23%) Maven
2 7 (1.23%) NetBeans
3 6 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.88%) Selenium
4 5 (0.88%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.70%) Appium
5 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.70%) JMeter
5 4 (0.70%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.53%) Calabash
6 3 (0.53%) Gatling
6 3 (0.53%) JBehave
6 3 (0.53%) Redmine
6 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (14.94%) Finance
2 39 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.75%) Manufacturing
4 26 (4.57%) Electronics
5 21 (3.69%) Marketing
6 18 (3.16%) Banking
7 15 (2.64%) Games
8 11 (1.93%) Retail
9 8 (1.41%) Private Banking
10 7 (1.23%) Advertising
11 6 (1.05%) Legal
12 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.70%) French Language
13 4 (0.70%) German Language
13 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.70%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.53%) Back Office
14 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.15%) .NET
2 26 (4.57%) Web Services
3 18 (3.16%) XML
4 14 (2.46%) J2EE
5 12 (2.11%) Node.js
6 11 (1.93%) HTML
7 9 (1.58%) CSS
7 9 (1.58%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (1.58%) SOAP
7 9 (1.58%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (1.41%) MSMQ
8 8 (1.41%) REST
8 8 (1.41%) Spring
9 7 (1.23%) Java EE
9 7 (1.23%) Java SE
9 7 (1.23%) JMS
9 7 (1.23%) JSON
10 5 (0.88%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.70%) HTML5
11 4 (0.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.67%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.10%) Clustering
5 27 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.11%) Social Media
8 11 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.76%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.58%) Smart Meter
11 8 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.41%) SCADA
12 7 (1.23%) Fintech
13 6 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.05%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.05%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.88%) PKI
14 5 (0.88%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 283 (49.74%) Windows
2 143 (25.13%) Windows Server
3 123 (21.62%) Linux
4 73 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (11.07%) Windows 7
7 45 (7.91%) Unix
8 38 (6.68%) Windows 10
9 22 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (3.16%) Ubuntu
11 14 (2.46%) Windows XP
12 13 (2.28%) Android
12 13 (2.28%) Apple iOS
13 12 (2.11%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.70%) CentOS
14 4 (0.70%) Debian
14 4 (0.70%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (12.83%) ITIL
2 56 (9.84%) Software Engineering
3 37 (6.50%) Service Delivery
4 36 (6.33%) Presales
5 33 (5.80%) Mentoring
6 31 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (5.10%) DevOps
8 28 (4.92%) Change Management
8 28 (4.92%) Service Management
9 26 (4.57%) CRM
10 25 (4.39%) Product Management
11 20 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
11 20 (3.51%) Programme Management
11 20 (3.51%) Test Automation
12 19 (3.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (3.34%) Data Protection
13 18 (3.16%) Information Security
14 17 (2.99%) Asset Management
14 17 (2.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 106 (18.63%) SQL
2 75 (13.18%) Java
3 29 (5.10%) Python
4 28 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 24 (4.22%) JavaScript
6 18 (3.16%) C++
7 16 (2.81%) Ruby
8 15 (2.64%) C
8 15 (2.64%) C#
9 13 (2.28%) Perl
10 11 (1.93%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.76%) PHP
12 7 (1.23%) VBScript
13 6 (1.05%) R
14 4 (0.70%) Korn
14 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.53%) VB
16 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (12.48%) Degree
3 54 (9.49%) MCSE
4 27 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (4.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (4.22%) MCSA
6 19 (3.34%) MCP
7 17 (2.99%) CCNA
8 14 (2.46%) MCITP
9 11 (1.93%) CISSP
9 11 (1.93%) SANS
10 10 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.76%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.41%) CCNP
11 8 (1.41%) CISM
11 8 (1.41%) CRISC
12 7 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.05%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.85%) SLA
2 10 (1.76%) QA
3 9 (1.58%) COBIT
4 8 (1.41%) GDPR
5 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.35%) HL7
7 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 165 (29.00%) Active Directory
2 79 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (10.72%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (3.16%) vSphere
6 14 (2.46%) Docker
7 13 (2.28%) XenApp
8 8 (1.41%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.53%) NFS
11 3 (0.53%) Samba
11 3 (0.53%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.35%) XenServer
13 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.18%) LXC
13 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (7.38%) SCCM
2 21 (3.69%) Puppet
3 20 (3.51%) Ansible
3 20 (3.51%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.64%) vCenter Server
5 12 (2.11%) Nagios
6 10 (1.76%) SCOM
6 10 (1.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 10 (1.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (1.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.58%) Consul
7 9 (1.58%) Icinga
8 8 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.05%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.88%) Salt
11 4 (0.70%) Kibana
11 4 (0.70%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 201 (35.33%) Microsoft
2 164 (28.82%) VMware
3 77 (13.53%) Cisco
4 61 (10.72%) Citrix
5 41 (7.21%) NetApp
6 34 (5.98%) HP
7 25 (4.39%) Oracle
8 23 (4.04%) Symantec
9 22 (3.87%) SAP
10 21 (3.69%) EMC
11 20 (3.51%) Juniper
12 19 (3.34%) IBM
13 17 (2.99%) CommVault
13 17 (2.99%) Dell
13 17 (2.99%) F5
13 17 (2.99%) Red Hat
14 16 (2.81%) Apple
15 14 (2.46%) CheckPoint
15 14 (2.46%) SolarWinds
16 12 (2.11%) Veeam