The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 482 482
Rank change year-on-year -67 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 317 566 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.54% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 261 478 463
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Technical Engineer in the job title.

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in the UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 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 29 March 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 -83 303 £35,000 -6.66% 40
South East -28 103 £34,500 -1.42% 10
London +9 81 £55,000 +29.41% 14
Berkshire +20 72 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Reading +32 47 £37,500 +11.11% 5
East of England +16 44 £27,500 -26.66% 2
City of London +54 23 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Hertfordshire -2 20 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South West +19 19 £24,000 -31.42% 5
Leeds +11 16 £46,500 -15.45%
Yorkshire +6 16 £46,500 +9.41%
West Yorkshire +4 16 £46,500 +8.13%
Surrey -11 15 £38,000 -5.00%
North West -9 14 £25,000 -12.28% 3
West Midlands +19 13 £32,000 -3.75%
Watford +1 13 £52,500 +5.00%
Manchester -24 11 £26,250 -2.77% 2
East Midlands -10 10 £25,331 -36.67% 5
Cambridgeshire +16 9 £27,000 +28.57% 1
Nottingham +2 9 £25,331 -36.67% 3
Nottinghamshire 0 9 £25,331 -36.67% 3
Wales +2 8 £19,000 -34.48% 4
Shropshire - 8 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire +27 7 £26,500 -20.89%
Cambridge +7 7 £27,000 +28.57% 1
Suffolk - 7 £35,000 -
Bedford +10 6 £26,500 -4.50%
Telford - 6 £35,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 6 £35,000 -
Newquay - 5 - - 1

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 291 (45.83%) Windows
2 251 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 202 (31.81%) Active Directory
4 192 (30.24%) VMware
5 168 (26.46%) Linux
6 165 (25.98%) Windows Server
7 136 (21.42%) SQL
8 131 (20.63%) MS Excel
9 113 (17.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 110 (17.32%) MS Exchange
11 106 (16.69%) Cisco
12 100 (15.75%) Firewall
13 96 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 95 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
15 94 (14.80%) SQL Server
15 94 (14.80%) Degree
16 93 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 88 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
18 86 (13.54%) Citrix
19 81 (12.76%) Hyper-V
20 78 (12.28%) Unix
21 77 (12.13%) SAN
22 73 (11.50%) ITIL
23 67 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2010
24 66 (10.39%) Office 365
24 66 (10.39%) DNS
25 63 (9.92%) TCP/IP
26 62 (9.76%) Java
26 62 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
27 61 (9.61%) MCSE

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
1 110 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 67 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (6.77%) Tomcat
5 42 (6.61%) IIS
6 36 (5.67%) WebSphere
7 35 (5.51%) Apache
8 26 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (3.62%) SharePoint
10 21 (3.31%) Skype for Business
11 20 (3.15%) JBoss
12 17 (2.68%) WebLogic
13 15 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (1.89%) CMS
15 9 (1.42%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.79%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.79%) Site Server
17 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
18 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 131 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.35%) MS Office
3 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (10.39%) Office 365
2 36 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.72%) SaaS
4 22 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.26%) IaaS
7 7 (1.10%) PaaS
8 5 (0.79%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.31%) G Suite
9 2 (0.31%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (15.75%) Firewall
2 77 (12.13%) SAN
3 66 (10.39%) DNS
4 63 (9.92%) TCP/IP
5 46 (7.24%) WAN
6 43 (6.77%) LAN
7 40 (6.30%) HTTP
8 39 (6.14%) Internet
9 37 (5.83%) VPN
10 33 (5.20%) NAS
11 32 (5.04%) Wireless
12 26 (4.09%) SSL
13 22 (3.46%) DHCP
14 20 (3.15%) FTP
15 19 (2.99%) Network Security
16 18 (2.83%) VoIP
17 17 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
18 16 (2.52%) LDAP
19 14 (2.20%) Wireshark
20 13 (2.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.62%) MySQL
3 19 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.79%) Big Data
8 4 (0.63%) DB2
9 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.31%) Redis
10 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (3.31%) Eclipse
1 21 (3.31%) Maven
2 19 (2.99%) NetBeans
3 18 (2.83%) IntelliJ
4 17 (2.68%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.68%) Selenium
5 16 (2.52%) JIRA
6 15 (2.36%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.05%) SoapUI
8 9 (1.42%) JMeter
8 9 (1.42%) LoadRunner
8 9 (1.42%) LoadUI
8 9 (1.42%) Ranorex
9 8 (1.26%) Firebug
10 6 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.79%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.63%) Subversion
12 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.47%) Ant
13 3 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 48 (7.56%) Finance
2 26 (4.09%) French Language
3 23 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.31%) Banking
5 18 (2.83%) Marketing
6 16 (2.52%) German Language
6 16 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.36%) Spanish Language
8 12 (1.89%) Italian Language
9 10 (1.57%) Publishing
10 9 (1.42%) Portuguese Language
11 6 (0.94%) Back Office
12 5 (0.79%) Legal
13 4 (0.63%) Games
13 4 (0.63%) Retail
14 3 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Law
15 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.31%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.31%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.04%) HTML
2 31 (4.88%) Web Services
3 30 (4.72%) XML
4 28 (4.41%) .NET
5 23 (3.62%) CSS
6 20 (3.15%) SOAP
6 20 (3.15%) Spring
7 19 (2.99%) REST
8 18 (2.83%) Java EE
8 18 (2.83%) RESTful
9 15 (2.36%) Java SE
9 15 (2.36%) JMS
10 12 (1.89%) JSON
11 7 (1.10%) Regular Expression
12 5 (0.79%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.79%) J2EE
13 4 (0.63%) COM
13 4 (0.63%) Middleware
14 3 (0.47%) SAML
14 3 (0.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.66%) Data Centre
2 50 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 47 (7.40%) Clustering
4 39 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (3.78%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.99%) Driving Licence
8 18 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (2.20%) Replication
10 13 (2.05%) Fintech
11 8 (1.26%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.26%) PKI
12 7 (1.10%) HP Storage
13 6 (0.94%) iPad
13 6 (0.94%) iSeries
13 6 (0.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 5 (0.79%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.79%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 291 (45.83%) Windows
2 168 (26.46%) Linux
3 165 (25.98%) Windows Server
4 113 (17.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (12.28%) Unix
7 48 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (7.40%) Windows 7
9 38 (5.98%) Windows 10
10 16 (2.52%) Android
11 14 (2.20%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.20%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.05%) Solaris
13 12 (1.89%) Mac OS X
14 10 (1.57%) AIX
14 10 (1.57%) Windows NT
15 9 (1.42%) HPUX
15 9 (1.42%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.10%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (11.50%) ITIL
2 62 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (6.46%) Presales
4 33 (5.20%) Change Control
5 29 (4.57%) Open Source
5 29 (4.57%) Service Delivery
6 28 (4.41%) Mentoring
7 27 (4.25%) Project Management
8 25 (3.94%) Migration
9 24 (3.78%) DevOps
10 22 (3.46%) Service Management
11 21 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (3.15%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (3.15%) Software Engineering
13 19 (2.99%) Incident Management
14 18 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (2.83%) Data Protection
15 17 (2.68%) Test Automation
16 16 (2.52%) Configuration Management
16 16 (2.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 136 (21.42%) SQL
2 62 (9.76%) Java
3 58 (9.13%) Python
4 36 (5.67%) Bash Shell
5 33 (5.20%) Perl
6 31 (4.88%) C#
6 31 (4.88%) Ruby
7 30 (4.72%) JavaScript
8 26 (4.09%) PHP
9 21 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.89%) C++
12 6 (0.94%) C
12 6 (0.94%) Scala
13 5 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.79%) VB
14 4 (0.63%) Clojure
14 4 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (14.80%) Degree
2 93 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (9.61%) MCSE
5 59 (9.29%) CCNA
6 23 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (2.83%) CCNP
9 16 (2.52%) MCSA
10 15 (2.36%) MCP
11 14 (2.20%) ISTQB
11 14 (2.20%) Security Cleared
12 13 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.89%) CISSP
14 11 (1.73%) MCITP
15 10 (1.57%) CCA
15 10 (1.57%) CCIE
15 10 (1.57%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (1.57%) Security+ Certification
16 8 (1.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.40%) SLA
2 24 (3.78%) QA
3 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) GPG13
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 202 (31.81%) Active Directory
2 96 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (12.76%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.41%) XenApp
5 24 (3.78%) vSphere
6 19 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (1.89%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.57%) NFS
10 7 (1.10%) Samba
10 7 (1.10%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.79%) Docker
11 5 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.47%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.31%) vCloud
14 1 (0.16%) Snort
14 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (4.57%) SCCM
2 23 (3.62%) Backup Exec
3 20 (3.15%) Puppet
4 11 (1.73%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
6 9 (1.42%) SCOM
7 8 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.10%) Nagios
8 7 (1.10%) SCSM
9 6 (0.94%) Ansible
9 6 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.94%) WSUS
10 5 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.79%) Opsview
11 4 (0.63%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.63%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 251 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 192 (30.24%) VMware
3 106 (16.69%) Cisco
4 86 (13.54%) Citrix
5 52 (8.19%) NetApp
6 49 (7.72%) HP
6 49 (7.72%) Oracle
7 31 (4.88%) IBM
8 25 (3.94%) CommVault
8 25 (3.94%) Juniper
8 25 (3.94%) Symantec
9 23 (3.62%) CheckPoint
9 23 (3.62%) Veeam
10 21 (3.31%) EMC
11 20 (3.15%) Veritas
12 18 (2.83%) Intel Security
12 18 (2.83%) SolarWinds
13 15 (2.36%) BEA
13 15 (2.36%) Dell Compellent
13 15 (2.36%) TIBCO
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