Period
to 16 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 643 521 587
Rank change year-on-year -122 +66 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 628 1023 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.52% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.54% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 515 869 853
UK median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £53,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

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 169446 191120 209618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136792 160701 172474
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 £77,500 £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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -118 597 £37,500 +1.35% 41
UK excluding London -68 478 £35,000 - 28
South East -39 222 £37,500 +7.14% 3
London -97 138 £42,500 -5.56% 14
North of England -18 75 £29,500 -1.67% 5
East of England -18 72 £33,750 -9.40% 6
Midlands +9 56 £34,500 +15.00% 9
North West -30 39 £23,250 -33.57% 3
Yorkshire +7 35 £37,500 +21.95% 2
South West -6 32 £30,750 -12.14% 4
East Midlands +28 28 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Midlands -14 28 £33,250 +10.83% 5
Scotland +9 16 £65,000 +67.74%
Wales -35 7 £35,000 +32.08% 1
North East +16 1 £21,500 -6.52%
Northern Ireland -14 1 £26,500 -11.67%

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 312 (49.68%) Windows
2 210 (33.44%) Microsoft
3 192 (30.57%) Active Directory
4 182 (28.98%) VMware
5 168 (26.75%) Windows Server
6 159 (25.32%) Linux
7 140 (22.29%) SQL
8 111 (17.68%) SQL Server
9 98 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 97 (15.45%) Firewall
11 90 (14.33%) Java
12 89 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 86 (13.69%) Cisco
14 84 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 82 (13.06%) ITIL
16 81 (12.90%) MS Exchange
16 81 (12.90%) Finance
17 79 (12.58%) TCP/IP
18 78 (12.42%) Hyper-V
19 77 (12.26%) Office 365
20 74 (11.78%) Windows Server 2008
21 73 (11.62%) Citrix
21 73 (11.62%) Degree
22 68 (10.83%) MCSE
23 62 (9.87%) SAN
24 60 (9.55%) NetApp
24 60 (9.55%) Unix
25 58 (9.24%) Software Engineering
25 58 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
26 56 (8.92%) DNS

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 81 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 58 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (6.85%) Tomcat
4 42 (6.69%) IIS
5 36 (5.73%) WebSphere
6 35 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (3.82%) Skype for Business
8 21 (3.34%) JBoss
9 20 (3.18%) Apache
10 18 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (1.91%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.43%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.11%) Confluence
14 3 (0.48%) CMS
14 3 (0.48%) Drupal
14 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (7.80%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 2 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.16%) Eikon
2 1 (0.16%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 77 (12.26%) Office 365
2 47 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.39%) SaaS
6 11 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.80%) GitHub
8 3 (0.48%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.32%) IaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.16%) Catchpoint
10 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 97 (15.45%) Firewall
2 79 (12.58%) TCP/IP
3 62 (9.87%) SAN
4 56 (8.92%) DNS
5 53 (8.44%) Internet
6 44 (7.01%) LAN
7 43 (6.85%) DHCP
8 41 (6.53%) WAN
9 33 (5.25%) VPN
10 31 (4.94%) HTTP
11 28 (4.46%) VoIP
12 22 (3.50%) FTP
13 21 (3.34%) Wireless
14 18 (2.87%) Skype
15 14 (2.23%) NetScaler
16 12 (1.91%) VLAN
17 10 (1.59%) MPLS
17 10 (1.59%) Network Security
18 9 (1.43%) H.323
18 9 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.30%) MySQL
2 27 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (1.75%) GIS
6 10 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.43%) InfluxDB
8 6 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.80%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.64%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.48%) Informix
11 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.32%) Big Data
12 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.32%) DB2
13 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (3.34%) Eclipse
1 21 (3.34%) Maven
2 20 (3.18%) IntelliJ
2 20 (3.18%) NetBeans
3 13 (2.07%) JIRA
4 11 (1.75%) Selenium
5 8 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.11%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.96%) JMeter
7 6 (0.96%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.96%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.48%) Gatling
9 3 (0.48%) JBehave
9 3 (0.48%) JUnit
9 3 (0.48%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 81 (12.90%) Finance
2 44 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.78%) Manufacturing
4 25 (3.98%) Electronics
5 21 (3.34%) Marketing
6 20 (3.18%) Banking
7 17 (2.71%) Games
8 8 (1.27%) Private Banking
8 8 (1.27%) Retail
9 6 (0.96%) French Language
9 6 (0.96%) Legal
9 6 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.80%) German Language
10 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.64%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Back Office
13 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.32%) Military
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.69%) Web Services
2 34 (5.41%) XML
3 26 (4.14%) .NET
4 22 (3.50%) Spring
5 21 (3.34%) Java EE
5 21 (3.34%) SOAP
6 20 (3.18%) REST
7 18 (2.87%) Java SE
7 18 (2.87%) JMS
8 16 (2.55%) HTML
9 14 (2.23%) J2EE
10 12 (1.91%) CSS
11 11 (1.75%) Node.js
12 10 (1.59%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (1.27%) MSMQ
15 4 (0.64%) HTML5
16 3 (0.48%) CSS3
16 3 (0.48%) OAuth
16 3 (0.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 41 (6.53%) Data Centre
3 38 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (5.89%) Clustering
5 26 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.39%) Social Media
9 11 (1.75%) HP Storage
10 10 (1.59%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.43%) Smart Meter
12 7 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.96%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.96%) PKI
14 5 (0.80%) Streaming Video
14 5 (0.80%) User Experience
15 4 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 312 (49.68%) Windows
2 168 (26.75%) Windows Server
3 159 (25.32%) Linux
4 98 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (11.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (9.55%) Unix
7 52 (8.28%) Windows 7
8 34 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (3.50%) Windows 10
10 15 (2.39%) Android
10 15 (2.39%) Ubuntu
10 15 (2.39%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.07%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.91%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.27%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.11%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.48%) AIX
16 3 (0.48%) Solaris
17 2 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (13.06%) ITIL
2 58 (9.24%) Software Engineering
3 47 (7.48%) Service Delivery
4 44 (7.01%) Mentoring
5 43 (6.85%) Presales
6 39 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (4.62%) Product Management
8 28 (4.46%) CRM
8 28 (4.46%) Service Management
9 24 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
9 24 (3.82%) Data Protection
10 23 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (3.50%) DevOps
12 21 (3.34%) Test Automation
13 20 (3.18%) Change Control
13 20 (3.18%) Change Management
13 20 (3.18%) Digital Marketing
13 20 (3.18%) Programme Management
13 20 (3.18%) SOA
14 19 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (22.29%) SQL
2 90 (14.33%) Java
3 32 (5.10%) PowerShell
4 31 (4.94%) Python
5 28 (4.46%) JavaScript
6 20 (3.18%) C++
7 19 (3.03%) C
8 16 (2.55%) Bash Shell
9 15 (2.39%) Perl
10 14 (2.23%) C#
10 14 (2.23%) Ruby
11 13 (2.07%) PHP
12 9 (1.43%) VB
13 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.96%) R
14 6 (0.96%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.80%) VBScript
16 4 (0.64%) Korn
17 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (11.62%) Degree
3 68 (10.83%) MCSE
4 37 (5.89%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (4.30%) CCNA
6 26 (4.14%) MCP
6 26 (4.14%) MCSA
7 24 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (3.34%) MCITP
9 12 (1.91%) CISSP
10 11 (1.75%) SANS
10 11 (1.75%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.43%) CCNP
12 8 (1.27%) CISM
12 8 (1.27%) CRISC
13 7 (1.11%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.96%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.80%) A+ Certification
15 5 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.89%) SLA
2 12 (1.91%) QA
3 8 (1.27%) COBIT
3 8 (1.27%) GDPR
4 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) HL7
5 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 192 (30.57%) Active Directory
2 89 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (12.42%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.98%) XenApp
5 24 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (3.82%) vSphere
6 17 (2.71%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.91%) Docker
8 8 (1.27%) NFS
9 4 (0.64%) Samba
10 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.48%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.32%) XenServer
12 1 (0.16%) KVM
12 1 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 37 (5.89%) SCCM
2 21 (3.34%) Backup Exec
3 20 (3.18%) Puppet
4 14 (2.23%) Ansible
5 13 (2.07%) Nagios
6 10 (1.59%) vCenter Server
7 9 (1.43%) Consul
7 9 (1.43%) Icinga
8 8 (1.27%) SCOM
9 7 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (1.11%) WSUS
10 6 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.64%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.48%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.48%) Kibana
12 3 (0.48%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 210 (33.44%) Microsoft
2 182 (28.98%) VMware
3 86 (13.69%) Cisco
4 73 (11.62%) Citrix
5 60 (9.55%) NetApp
6 44 (7.01%) Oracle
7 42 (6.69%) HP
8 29 (4.62%) IBM
9 27 (4.30%) CheckPoint
9 27 (4.30%) CommVault
9 27 (4.30%) Juniper
10 26 (4.14%) EMC
11 22 (3.50%) SAP
12 19 (3.03%) Dell
12 19 (3.03%) TIBCO
13 18 (2.87%) BEA
13 18 (2.87%) Veeam
14 16 (2.55%) Red Hat
15 15 (2.39%) Apple
15 15 (2.39%) Symantec