Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 611 666 554
Rank change year-on-year +55 -112 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 655 608 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.34% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 568 510 802
UK median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +6.38% +0.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,625 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -10.14% +1.47% +1.49%

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 161,130 169,327 185,964
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,874 135,710 156,315
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%

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 September 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 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 +51 615 £35,000 -6.67% 92
UK excluding London -17 427 £31,000 -10.14% 85
London +109 211 £47,500 +11.76% 14
South East -22 168 £31,000 -17.33% 21
Midlands +22 73 £35,000 +1.45% 19
North of England +4 70 £30,000 +12.15% 18
South West +21 62 £40,000 +12.68% 10
West Midlands +25 43 £40,000 +15.94% 13
North West +19 43 £32,500 +35.42% 12
East of England -8 35 £30,000 -7.69% 10
East Midlands +12 30 £31,750 -29.44% 6
Yorkshire +8 19 £25,000 -33.33% 6
Scotland -6 16 £27,500 -57.69% 1
Wales +10 8 £22,500 -35.71% 4
North East -17 8 £22,250 +3.49%
Northern Ireland 0 2 - - 2

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 328 (50.08%) Windows
2 243 (37.10%) Microsoft
3 185 (28.24%) Active Directory
4 178 (27.18%) VMware
5 168 (25.65%) Linux
5 168 (25.65%) Office 365
6 157 (23.97%) Windows Server
7 125 (19.08%) SQL
7 125 (19.08%) MS Exchange
8 114 (17.40%) Hyper-V
9 110 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
10 109 (16.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 98 (14.96%) SQL Server
12 96 (14.66%) ITIL
13 94 (14.35%) Firewall
14 92 (14.05%) Finance
15 86 (13.13%) DNS
16 84 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 84 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
17 83 (12.67%) Java
18 75 (11.45%) TCP/IP
19 74 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
20 69 (10.53%) Citrix
21 67 (10.23%) Microsoft Office
22 66 (10.08%) Cisco
23 65 (9.92%) LAN
24 63 (9.62%) WAN
24 63 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
25 61 (9.31%) SharePoint
26 60 (9.16%) Windows 10

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
1 125 (19.08%) MS Exchange
2 61 (9.31%) SharePoint
3 36 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (3.97%) IIS
6 24 (3.66%) Skype for Business
7 20 (3.05%) Apache
8 12 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.83%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.07%) Joomla!
11 7 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.07%) WordPress
12 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.92%) nginx
13 5 (0.76%) Confluence
13 5 (0.76%) JBoss
13 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 67 (10.23%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.15%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.15%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.22%) Front Arena
1 8 (1.22%) Markit EDM
1 8 (1.22%) thinkFolio
2 5 (0.76%) Concordance
2 5 (0.76%) Relativity
3 3 (0.46%) Ringtail
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.15%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.15%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 168 (25.65%) Office 365
2 84 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.97%) SaaS
5 14 (2.14%) IaaS
6 6 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.92%) G Suite
7 5 (0.76%) Yammer
8 4 (0.61%) Akamai
8 4 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.46%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (0.46%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.46%) Tricentis Tosca
10 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.15%) GitHub
11 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 94 (14.35%) Firewall
2 86 (13.13%) DNS
3 75 (11.45%) TCP/IP
4 65 (9.92%) LAN
5 63 (9.62%) WAN
6 56 (8.55%) VoIP
7 51 (7.79%) DHCP
8 45 (6.87%) SAN
9 26 (3.97%) VPN
10 25 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (3.66%) Skype
11 24 (3.66%) VLAN
12 23 (3.51%) Internet
13 22 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (2.90%) NAS
15 13 (1.98%) SMS
16 11 (1.68%) HTTP
16 11 (1.68%) Wireless
17 9 (1.37%) PBX
17 9 (1.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.43%) MySQL
3 20 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.98%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.37%) Big Data
7 8 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (0.92%) Blockchain
9 5 (0.76%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.46%) Ingres
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.31%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.15%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 19 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.60%) Selenium
3 16 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.98%) Maven
5 12 (1.83%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (1.53%) GitLab
7 10 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.53%) WebDriver
8 9 (1.37%) Jasmine
8 9 (1.37%) JBehave
8 9 (1.37%) JIRA
8 9 (1.37%) Protractor
8 9 (1.37%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.22%) Appium
9 8 (1.22%) Calabash
10 7 (1.07%) JUnit
10 7 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.76%) MSI
12 4 (0.61%) Fiddler
General
1 92 (14.05%) Finance
2 34 (5.19%) Banking
3 31 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.97%) Front Office
5 18 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.44%) Legal
7 15 (2.29%) Law
8 12 (1.83%) German Language
9 11 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.53%) Marketing
10 10 (1.53%) Retail
11 8 (1.22%) French Language
12 3 (0.46%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.31%) Local Government
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.11%) XML
2 31 (4.73%) HTML
3 30 (4.58%) .NET
4 25 (3.82%) JSON
5 21 (3.21%) AngularJS
6 20 (3.05%) CSS
7 18 (2.75%) React
8 15 (2.29%) Web Services
9 14 (2.14%) Spring
9 14 (2.14%) Spring Boot
10 13 (1.98%) LDAP
11 12 (1.83%) LAMP
11 12 (1.83%) Node.js
11 12 (1.83%) REST
12 11 (1.68%) Middleware
13 8 (1.22%) Software Packaging
13 8 (1.22%) WebdriverIO
14 7 (1.07%) LEMP Stack
14 7 (1.07%) Regular Expression
14 7 (1.07%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (4.43%) Driving Licence
5 25 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.66%) Clustering
7 20 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.90%) Analytical Mindset
9 16 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.98%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.83%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.53%) Fintech
13 9 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (1.37%) Replication
14 8 (1.22%) Derivative
14 8 (1.22%) Equities
15 7 (1.07%) Video\Live Streaming
15 7 (1.07%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 328 (50.08%) Windows
2 168 (25.65%) Linux
3 157 (23.97%) Windows Server
4 74 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (9.16%) Windows 10
7 50 (7.63%) Unix
8 44 (6.72%) Windows 7
9 31 (4.73%) Mac OS X
10 21 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (2.75%) Windows 8
12 16 (2.44%) AIX
12 16 (2.44%) Solaris
13 13 (1.98%) HPUX
13 13 (1.98%) Mac OS
14 12 (1.83%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.92%) Android
17 4 (0.61%) CentOS
18 3 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
2 96 (14.66%) ITIL
3 57 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (5.80%) Project Management
5 38 (5.80%) Time Management
6 34 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 32 (4.89%) Asset Management
7 32 (4.89%) Test Automation
8 31 (4.73%) Service Delivery
8 31 (4.73%) Software Engineering
9 28 (4.27%) Investment Management
10 27 (4.12%) Migration
11 26 (3.97%) DevOps
12 23 (3.51%) Release Management
13 20 (3.05%) BDD
13 20 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (2.60%) Analytics
14 17 (2.60%) Microservices
14 17 (2.60%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 125 (19.08%) SQL
2 83 (12.67%) Java
3 49 (7.48%) Python
4 44 (6.72%) PowerShell
5 42 (6.41%) C#
6 38 (5.80%) JavaScript
7 29 (4.43%) Bash Shell
8 25 (3.82%) Perl
9 23 (3.51%) C++
10 22 (3.36%) C
11 17 (2.60%) Java 8
11 17 (2.60%) PHP
11 17 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.44%) Ruby
13 10 (1.53%) VBScript
14 8 (1.22%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.61%) AWK
15 4 (0.61%) sed
16 3 (0.46%) Groovy
16 3 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 84 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (8.70%) Degree
3 42 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (6.41%) MCSE
4 38 (5.80%) CCNA
5 19 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
5 19 (2.90%) MCITP
6 18 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (2.60%) MCP
7 17 (2.60%) Security Cleared
8 15 (2.29%) CCNP
8 15 (2.29%) MCSA
9 12 (1.83%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.37%) MCTS
10 9 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
10 9 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.92%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.76%) CCA
12 5 (0.76%) VTSP
13 4 (0.61%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.94%) SLA
2 34 (5.19%) QA
3 11 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.46%) GDPR
6 2 (0.31%) MISRA
7 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 185 (28.24%) Active Directory
2 114 (17.40%) Hyper-V
3 109 (16.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (3.82%) Docker
5 16 (2.44%) vSphere
6 9 (1.37%) Firmware
6 9 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.07%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.92%) XenServer
9 5 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.61%) XenApp
11 2 (0.31%) KVM
11 2 (0.31%) LXC
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.31%) Postfix
12 1 (0.15%) NFS
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (8.24%) SCCM
2 12 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.68%) Ansible
3 11 (1.68%) Puppet
4 8 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (1.07%) SCOM
5 7 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.76%) Kibana
7 5 (0.76%) Terraform
8 4 (0.61%) SCSM
8 4 (0.61%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.46%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.31%) Clonezilla
10 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 243 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 178 (27.18%) VMware
3 69 (10.53%) Citrix
4 66 (10.08%) Cisco
5 31 (4.73%) Oracle
6 24 (3.66%) Veeam
7 23 (3.51%) HP
8 22 (3.36%) SolarWinds
9 21 (3.21%) Red Hat
10 19 (2.90%) Mitel
10 19 (2.90%) NetApp
11 17 (2.60%) Dell
12 15 (2.29%) WatchGuard
13 14 (2.14%) Splunk
14 12 (1.83%) Apple
15 11 (1.68%) Remedy
16 10 (1.53%) ConnectWise
17 9 (1.37%) EMC
17 9 (1.37%) McAfee
18 8 (1.22%) Calypso