The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 489 572
Rank change year-on-year -60 +83  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 342 516 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 279 452 406
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,375
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £61,225 £53,125
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.41%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in the UK

Technical Engineer
Top 10 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -33 331 £37,500 +3.44% 41
UK excluding London -18 272 £35,000 +7.69% 30
South East +16 128 £37,500 +7.14% 12
London -56 62 £37,500 -11.76% 11
East of England -12 48 £32,500 -9.72% 5
North of England -14 43 £29,000 +11.53% 6
Midlands +8 33 £34,500 +15.00% 5
South West -7 14 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Scotland +13 4 £65,000 +57.57%
Wales -25 3 £35,000 +22.80%

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 326 (49.10%) Windows
2 233 (35.09%) Microsoft
3 223 (33.58%) Active Directory
4 201 (30.27%) VMware
5 182 (27.41%) Linux
6 168 (25.30%) Windows Server
7 149 (22.44%) SQL
8 121 (18.22%) SQL Server
9 117 (17.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 104 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 101 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 99 (14.91%) Firewall
13 97 (14.61%) MS Exchange
13 97 (14.61%) Degree
14 92 (13.86%) Cisco
14 92 (13.86%) Java
15 89 (13.40%) Citrix
16 88 (13.25%) TCP/IP
16 88 (13.25%) Hyper-V
17 80 (12.05%) MCSE
18 79 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
19 78 (11.75%) ITIL
20 76 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2010
20 76 (11.45%) Office 365
21 75 (11.30%) SAN
22 69 (10.39%) DNS
23 68 (10.24%) Unix
23 68 (10.24%) NetApp
24 60 (9.04%) Oracle
25 58 (8.73%) Enterprise Software

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 97 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 76 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (8.43%) Tomcat
4 48 (7.23%) IIS
5 47 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (6.33%) WebSphere
7 32 (4.82%) Apache
8 31 (4.67%) JBoss
9 30 (4.52%) Skype for Business
10 25 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (2.86%) SharePoint
13 12 (1.81%) WebLogic
14 7 (1.05%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.75%) CMS
16 3 (0.45%) Confluence
16 3 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
17 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.60%) Actimize
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.15%) Exstream
4 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 76 (11.45%) Office 365
2 56 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (3.01%) SaaS
6 9 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.75%) GitHub
8 2 (0.30%) G Suite
8 2 (0.30%) IaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.15%) Catchpoint
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (14.91%) Firewall
2 88 (13.25%) TCP/IP
3 75 (11.30%) SAN
4 69 (10.39%) DNS
5 56 (8.43%) Internet
6 48 (7.23%) LAN
7 46 (6.93%) HTTP
8 45 (6.78%) WAN
9 41 (6.17%) DHCP
9 41 (6.17%) VPN
10 29 (4.37%) FTP
11 27 (4.07%) VoIP
12 26 (3.92%) Wireless
13 23 (3.46%) SSL
14 21 (3.16%) NAS
15 20 (3.01%) Skype
16 15 (2.26%) LDAP
17 14 (2.11%) NetScaler
18 12 (1.81%) Network Security
19 10 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.67%) MySQL
2 31 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.36%) GIS
6 9 (1.36%) InfluxDB
7 7 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.60%) Big Data
9 4 (0.60%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.30%) DB2
11 2 (0.30%) Informix
11 2 (0.30%) QlikView
11 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (4.37%) Eclipse
1 29 (4.37%) Maven
2 28 (4.22%) IntelliJ
2 28 (4.22%) NetBeans
3 13 (1.96%) JIRA
3 13 (1.96%) Selenium
4 10 (1.51%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.51%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.36%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.05%) JMeter
6 7 (1.05%) LoadRunner
6 7 (1.05%) LoadUI
6 7 (1.05%) Ranorex
6 7 (1.05%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.45%) Redmine
8 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.45%) Subversion
8 3 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (8.58%) Finance
2 33 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.67%) Manufacturing
4 22 (3.31%) French Language
5 21 (3.16%) Marketing
6 18 (2.71%) Banking
7 15 (2.26%) Electronics
8 11 (1.66%) German Language
9 10 (1.51%) Games
10 9 (1.36%) Legal
11 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
12 5 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.60%) Back Office
14 3 (0.45%) Digital Economy
14 3 (0.45%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.30%) Advertising
15 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.38%) Web Services
2 44 (6.63%) XML
3 29 (4.37%) .NET
3 29 (4.37%) Java EE
3 29 (4.37%) Spring
4 28 (4.22%) SOAP
5 27 (4.07%) REST
6 25 (3.77%) Java SE
6 25 (3.77%) JMS
7 24 (3.61%) HTML
8 16 (2.41%) CSS
9 13 (1.96%) J2EE
10 11 (1.66%) Node.js
11 10 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (1.20%) RESTful
13 5 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
14 4 (0.60%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.60%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.60%) JSON
14 4 (0.60%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.73%) Enterprise Software
2 54 (8.13%) Clustering
3 41 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 33 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (1.96%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.81%) HP Storage
9 11 (1.66%) Social Media
10 10 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.36%) Smart Meter
12 8 (1.20%) PKI
13 6 (0.90%) Fintech
14 5 (0.75%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.75%) Streaming Video
15 4 (0.60%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.60%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 326 (49.10%) Windows
2 182 (27.41%) Linux
3 168 (25.30%) Windows Server
4 117 (17.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (10.24%) Unix
7 47 (7.08%) Windows 7
8 43 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (4.52%) Windows 10
10 16 (2.41%) Mac OS X
11 15 (2.26%) Android
11 15 (2.26%) Windows 8
12 14 (2.11%) Apple iOS
12 14 (2.11%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.66%) Solaris
14 10 (1.51%) AIX
14 10 (1.51%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.20%) HPUX
16 7 (1.05%) IRIX
16 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (11.75%) ITIL
2 52 (7.83%) Software Engineering
3 47 (7.08%) Presales
4 42 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (6.17%) Service Delivery
6 36 (5.42%) Mentoring
7 30 (4.52%) Open Source
8 27 (4.07%) SOA
9 26 (3.92%) DevOps
10 25 (3.77%) Product Management
11 24 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
11 24 (3.61%) Incident Management
12 23 (3.46%) Change Control
13 22 (3.31%) Service Management
14 20 (3.01%) CRM
15 18 (2.71%) Configuration Management
15 18 (2.71%) Test Automation
16 17 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (2.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 149 (22.44%) SQL
2 92 (13.86%) Java
3 33 (4.97%) Python
4 32 (4.82%) JavaScript
4 32 (4.82%) PowerShell
5 22 (3.31%) Bash Shell
6 18 (2.71%) C++
6 18 (2.71%) Perl
7 17 (2.56%) C
8 15 (2.26%) PHP
9 14 (2.11%) C#
10 13 (1.96%) Ruby
11 9 (1.36%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.36%) VB
12 8 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.75%) R
14 3 (0.45%) Korn
14 3 (0.45%) Scala
15 2 (0.30%) Groovy
15 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 104 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (14.61%) Degree
3 80 (12.05%) MCSE
4 56 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (6.48%) CCNA
6 27 (4.07%) MCSA
7 25 (3.77%) MCP
8 23 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (3.31%) MCITP
10 12 (1.81%) Security Cleared
11 11 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.36%) CCNP
12 9 (1.36%) CISSP
12 9 (1.36%) CompTIA Security+
12 9 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.36%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (1.05%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.90%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.17%) SLA
2 11 (1.66%) QA
3 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) GDPR
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 223 (33.58%) Active Directory
2 101 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (13.25%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (4.52%) vSphere
5 30 (4.52%) XenApp
6 19 (2.86%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.66%) Docker
7 11 (1.66%) NFS
8 7 (1.05%) Samba
8 7 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.60%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.15%) KVM
12 1 (0.15%) LXC
12 1 (0.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (4.97%) SCCM
2 28 (4.22%) Backup Exec
3 22 (3.31%) Puppet
4 14 (2.11%) Nagios
5 13 (1.96%) vCenter Server
6 10 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.36%) Consul
7 9 (1.36%) Icinga
7 9 (1.36%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.05%) Ansible
9 7 (1.05%) SCOM
9 7 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (1.05%) WSUS
10 6 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.75%) Opsview
12 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 233 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 201 (30.27%) VMware
3 92 (13.86%) Cisco
4 89 (13.40%) Citrix
5 68 (10.24%) NetApp
6 60 (9.04%) Oracle
7 54 (8.13%) HP
8 38 (5.72%) IBM
9 36 (5.42%) CheckPoint
10 33 (4.97%) CommVault
11 30 (4.52%) Juniper
12 27 (4.07%) EMC
13 26 (3.92%) TIBCO
14 25 (3.77%) BEA
15 22 (3.31%) Veeam
16 21 (3.16%) Dell
16 21 (3.16%) Symantec
17 18 (2.71%) SolarWinds
17 18 (2.71%) Veritas
18 17 (2.56%) Red Hat
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Bens + 5K shift
Posted: 2 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorking
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Salary: £26000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
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Kettering
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
North West
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Posted: 8 days ago
UK
Avecto Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
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Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheddar
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Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 car allowance + package!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 60-75k + 25 days holiday + pension + bonus + flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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