Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 669 629 507
Rank change year-on-year -40 -122 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 587 670 1,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.38% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.40% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 516 566 1,019
UK median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% - -
10th Percentile £21,875 £20,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% +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 170,110 168,598 202,590
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 139,266 140,109 169,391
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in the UK

Technical Engineer
Top 15 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 20 February 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 -36 562 £35,000 - 121
UK excluding London -51 411 £35,000 +12.90% 107
South East -31 174 £32,500 +3.17% 28
London -19 172 £40,000 -11.11% 20
North of England -20 86 £35,000 +25.00% 24
Midlands +25 57 £35,000 +2.94% 21
West Midlands +20 49 £35,000 +10.24% 8
North West -8 48 £35,000 +33.33% 9
South West +8 39 £42,500 +2.41% 12
East of England -28 37 £35,500 +1.43% 16
Yorkshire -5 26 £33,000 -17.50% 12
North East -21 12 £35,000 +62.79% 3
Wales +1 11 £42,500 +123.68% 2
East Midlands +5 8 £27,500 -35.29% 13
Scotland -33 8 £58,750 +67.86% 4

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 285 (48.55%) Windows
2 217 (36.97%) Microsoft
3 174 (29.64%) VMware
4 159 (27.09%) Windows Server
5 140 (23.85%) Active Directory
6 131 (22.32%) Linux
7 103 (17.55%) Cisco
8 102 (17.38%) Office 365
9 101 (17.21%) Java
10 95 (16.18%) Degree
11 91 (15.50%) SQL Server
12 87 (14.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 86 (14.65%) SQL
14 85 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 75 (12.78%) Windows 7
15 75 (12.78%) ITIL
16 72 (12.27%) Hyper-V
17 71 (12.10%) Finance
18 70 (11.93%) MS Exchange
19 68 (11.58%) Citrix
20 67 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
21 66 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
22 63 (10.73%) Windows 10
23 57 (9.71%) TCP/IP
24 56 (9.54%) Firewall
25 55 (9.37%) Data Centre
26 54 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
27 52 (8.86%) DNS
28 50 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
29 45 (7.67%) DevOps

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 70 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 42 (7.16%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.79%) Apache
4 29 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (4.94%) Tomcat
5 28 (4.77%) IIS
6 26 (4.43%) WebSphere
7 22 (3.75%) JBoss
8 16 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (2.04%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.70%) WordPress
12 7 (1.19%) CMS
13 6 (1.02%) Alfresco
13 6 (1.02%) Drupal
13 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Maya
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.17%) LibreOffice
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) BASE24
1 4 (0.68%) Postilion
2 2 (0.34%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 102 (17.38%) Office 365
2 66 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (4.60%) SaaS
5 14 (2.39%) OneDrive
5 14 (2.39%) OpenShift
6 7 (1.19%) PaaS
7 6 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.85%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.34%) G Suite
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.17%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.17%) Catchpoint
11 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.71%) TCP/IP
2 56 (9.54%) Firewall
3 52 (8.86%) DNS
4 39 (6.64%) LAN
4 39 (6.64%) VoIP
4 39 (6.64%) WAN
5 37 (6.30%) Internet
6 29 (4.94%) DHCP
7 28 (4.77%) Wireless
8 27 (4.60%) SAN
9 24 (4.09%) VLAN
9 24 (4.09%) VPN
10 23 (3.92%) HTTP
11 17 (2.90%) NAS
12 16 (2.73%) FTP
12 16 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (2.21%) Skype
14 10 (1.70%) WLAN
15 9 (1.53%) DDNS
15 9 (1.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.77%) MySQL
3 15 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.53%) Big Data
5 9 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.36%) DTS
6 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.85%) GIS
8 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.68%) NonStop SQL
9 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.51%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (2.90%) Maven
2 16 (2.73%) Eclipse
3 14 (2.39%) IntelliJ
3 14 (2.39%) NetBeans
4 13 (2.21%) JIRA
5 10 (1.70%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.19%) Selenium
7 5 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.85%) JUnit
7 5 (0.85%) Subversion
8 4 (0.68%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.51%) Gradle
9 3 (0.51%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.34%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.34%) MSI
10 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.34%) TestNG
11 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 71 (12.10%) Finance
2 31 (5.28%) Retail
3 28 (4.77%) Banking
4 13 (2.21%) Advertising
4 13 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.36%) Legal
7 8 (1.36%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.19%) French Language
8 7 (1.19%) Marketing
9 6 (1.02%) Automotive
9 6 (1.02%) Electronics
9 6 (1.02%) Front Office
9 6 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.85%) German Language
11 4 (0.68%) Games
11 4 (0.68%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.51%) Back Office
13 2 (0.34%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.98%) REST
2 39 (6.64%) .NET
3 35 (5.96%) Spring
4 34 (5.79%) Web Services
5 30 (5.11%) AngularJS
5 30 (5.11%) JSON
6 24 (4.09%) XML
7 23 (3.92%) HTML
8 22 (3.75%) SOAP
9 18 (3.07%) CSS
10 17 (2.90%) Middleware
11 15 (2.56%) JMS
12 14 (2.39%) Akka
12 14 (2.39%) Java EE
12 14 (2.39%) Java SE
13 9 (1.53%) ASP.NET
14 8 (1.36%) J2SE
14 8 (1.36%) Node.js
15 7 (1.19%) LDAP
15 7 (1.19%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.37%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.60%) Public Cloud
5 26 (4.43%) Clustering
6 23 (3.92%) Fintech
7 22 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.39%) Private Cloud
9 12 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.70%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.70%) Replication
11 8 (1.36%) SCADA
11 8 (1.36%) User Experience
12 7 (1.19%) iSeries
12 7 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.02%) Contactless
13 6 (1.02%) EMV
13 6 (1.02%) Spread Betting
14 5 (0.85%) CCTV
14 5 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 285 (48.55%) Windows
2 159 (27.09%) Windows Server
3 131 (22.32%) Linux
4 85 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (12.78%) Windows 7
6 67 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (10.73%) Windows 10
8 20 (3.41%) Unix
9 16 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.39%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.21%) Android
12 12 (2.04%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.70%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.36%) CentOS
14 8 (1.36%) Solaris
15 6 (1.02%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.02%) OS/400
16 5 (0.85%) AIX
16 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (12.78%) ITIL
2 45 (7.67%) DevOps
3 44 (7.50%) Presales
4 43 (7.33%) Open Source
5 38 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (6.30%) Software Engineering
7 36 (6.13%) E-Commerce
8 31 (5.28%) Service Management
9 30 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (4.43%) Customer Engagement
10 26 (4.43%) Project Management
11 25 (4.26%) Service Delivery
12 24 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (3.58%) CRM
14 21 (3.58%) Data Security
15 18 (3.07%) TDD
16 17 (2.90%) Analytics
16 17 (2.90%) Cloud Operations
16 17 (2.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 101 (17.21%) Java
2 86 (14.65%) SQL
3 42 (7.16%) Python
4 29 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 29 (4.94%) PowerShell
5 20 (3.41%) Ruby
6 19 (3.24%) Bash Shell
6 19 (3.24%) C++
6 19 (3.24%) PHP
6 19 (3.24%) Scala
7 17 (2.90%) C#
8 14 (2.39%) Perl
9 12 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.87%) C
11 8 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.85%) Assembly Language
12 5 (0.85%) COBOL
12 5 (0.85%) PL/1
13 4 (0.68%) VBScript
14 3 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 95 (16.18%) Degree
2 54 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (5.62%) MCSE
4 27 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.75%) CCNA
6 20 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (2.90%) MCSA
8 14 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (2.21%) CCNP
9 13 (2.21%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.87%) Master's Degree
10 11 (1.87%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.36%) MCP
12 6 (1.02%) CCIE
12 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.02%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.02%) VCP5
13 5 (0.85%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.85%) CCIE Security
13 5 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.67%) SLA
2 21 (3.58%) QA
3 6 (1.02%) PSD2
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (23.85%) Active Directory
2 87 (14.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (12.27%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.77%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.73%) XenApp
6 10 (1.70%) vSphere
7 9 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (1.36%) Docker
9 6 (1.02%) Firmware
9 6 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.85%) Dovecot
10 5 (0.85%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.68%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.68%) KVM
11 4 (0.68%) Postfix
11 4 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 43 (7.33%) SCCM
2 23 (3.92%) Puppet
3 22 (3.75%) Ansible
4 20 (3.41%) Backup Exec
5 12 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 12 (2.04%) vCenter Server
6 11 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 11 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.36%) FortiGate
8 8 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.02%) Kibana
9 6 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.85%) SCOM
10 5 (0.85%) WSUS
11 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.68%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.51%) Salt
13 2 (0.34%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 217 (36.97%) Microsoft
2 174 (29.64%) VMware
3 103 (17.55%) Cisco
4 68 (11.58%) Citrix
5 41 (6.98%) HP
6 30 (5.11%) Oracle
7 29 (4.94%) Juniper
8 25 (4.26%) Symantec
9 24 (4.09%) IBM
10 17 (2.90%) Remedy
10 17 (2.90%) ServiceNow
11 16 (2.73%) F5
11 16 (2.73%) Sophos
11 16 (2.73%) TIBCO
12 15 (2.56%) Apple
12 15 (2.56%) ConnectWise
12 15 (2.56%) Veritas
13 14 (2.39%) BEA
13 14 (2.39%) WorldPay
14 13 (2.21%) Fortinet