Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 612 602 529
Rank change year-on-year -10 -73 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 669 667 1,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.39% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.40% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 602 547 931
UK median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,775 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -5.80% +4.55% +1.54%

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 165,831 165,633 192,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,881 136,379 162,038
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -6 643 £35,000 -6.67% 71
UK excluding London -24 450 £32,500 -5.80% 59
London +65 209 £42,500 +6.25% 16
South East -33 191 £32,500 -7.14% 16
North of England +8 88 £30,000 -16.67% 13
Midlands +15 65 £37,875 +9.78% 12
South West +23 61 £33,750 -15.63% 8
North West +7 50 £35,000 +42.86% 7
West Midlands +25 41 £35,750 +3.62% 7
East of England -44 34 £32,500 - 6
Yorkshire +10 27 £25,000 -39.76% 4
East Midlands -5 24 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Scotland -25 12 £45,000 -28.00% 2
North East -12 11 £33,000 +53.49% 2
Wales +7 4 £22,500 -25.00% 2

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 307 (45.89%) Windows
2 223 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 178 (26.61%) VMware
4 166 (24.81%) Linux
4 166 (24.81%) Windows Server
5 164 (24.51%) Active Directory
6 135 (20.18%) Office 365
7 115 (17.19%) Java
8 104 (15.55%) SQL
9 103 (15.40%) ITIL
10 97 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
11 96 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 93 (13.90%) SQL Server
13 91 (13.60%) MS Exchange
14 90 (13.45%) Firewall
15 89 (13.30%) Degree
16 86 (12.86%) Hyper-V
16 86 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 81 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
18 80 (11.96%) Cisco
19 75 (11.21%) Finance
20 73 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
21 71 (10.61%) Citrix
22 68 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
22 68 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
23 67 (10.01%) TCP/IP
24 61 (9.12%) DNS
25 60 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
26 59 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
26 59 (8.82%) LAN

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 91 (13.60%) MS Exchange
2 55 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 42 (6.28%) Tomcat
4 34 (5.08%) IIS
5 33 (4.93%) Apache
5 33 (4.93%) JBoss
6 31 (4.63%) WebSphere
7 22 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (3.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.49%) Skype for Business
10 9 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.05%) nginx
11 7 (1.05%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.75%) CMS
12 5 (0.75%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.75%) MTS
12 5 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 36 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.45%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.15%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.15%) LibreOffice
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.15%) Mozilla Thunderbird
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 5 (0.75%) Concordance
1 5 (0.75%) Relativity
2 3 (0.45%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.45%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) BASE24
4 1 (0.15%) Postilion
4 1 (0.15%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 135 (20.18%) Office 365
2 86 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (6.43%) SaaS
5 9 (1.35%) IaaS
5 9 (1.35%) Mimecast
5 9 (1.35%) PaaS
6 8 (1.20%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.45%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.30%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.30%) G Suite
10 1 (0.15%) Akamai
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.15%) GitHub
10 1 (0.15%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 90 (13.45%) Firewall
2 67 (10.01%) TCP/IP
3 61 (9.12%) DNS
4 59 (8.82%) LAN
5 57 (8.52%) WAN
6 55 (8.22%) VoIP
7 48 (7.17%) SAN
8 42 (6.28%) Internet
9 31 (4.63%) DHCP
10 28 (4.19%) HTTP
11 25 (3.74%) VPN
12 23 (3.44%) FTP
12 23 (3.44%) VLAN
13 19 (2.84%) NAS
14 18 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
14 18 (2.69%) Wireless
15 12 (1.79%) SMS
16 11 (1.64%) Skype
17 10 (1.49%) Unified Communications
18 9 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.48%) MySQL
3 12 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.05%) Big Data
6 7 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.90%) DTS
7 6 (0.90%) GIS
7 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.75%) Ingres
9 4 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.60%) Text Mining
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.30%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (4.93%) Maven
2 23 (3.44%) Eclipse
3 21 (3.14%) IntelliJ
3 21 (3.14%) NetBeans
4 18 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.39%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.09%) Selenium
7 13 (1.94%) JUnit
8 8 (1.20%) Gradle
8 8 (1.20%) JIRA
8 8 (1.20%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.05%) Subversion
10 5 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.75%) GitLab
10 5 (0.75%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.60%) JBehave
11 4 (0.60%) Protractor
11 4 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (11.21%) Finance
2 32 (4.78%) Banking
3 22 (3.29%) Legal
3 22 (3.29%) Retail
4 17 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.24%) Law
6 14 (2.09%) German Language
7 11 (1.64%) Front Office
7 11 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.20%) Marketing
10 6 (0.90%) French Language
10 6 (0.90%) Games
11 5 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.60%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.30%) Automotive
14 2 (0.30%) Back Office
14 2 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.07%) Web Services
2 51 (7.62%) REST
3 50 (7.47%) Spring
4 45 (6.73%) XML
5 33 (4.93%) AngularJS
6 29 (4.33%) SOAP
7 26 (3.89%) .NET
7 26 (3.89%) JSON
8 24 (3.59%) HTML
8 24 (3.59%) Java EE
9 22 (3.29%) JMS
10 21 (3.14%) Java SE
11 18 (2.69%) CSS
12 17 (2.54%) React
12 17 (2.54%) Spring Boot
13 16 (2.39%) Node.js
14 12 (1.79%) Hibernate
15 9 (1.35%) Middleware
15 9 (1.35%) RESTful
16 8 (1.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.98%) Data Centre
3 33 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.59%) Driving Licence
5 20 (2.99%) Clustering
6 19 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.54%) Fintech
9 14 (2.09%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.09%) User Experience
10 13 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
11 11 (1.64%) Xbox
12 9 (1.35%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.35%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.20%) Contactless
13 8 (1.20%) EMV
14 7 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.90%) iPhone
15 6 (0.90%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 307 (45.89%) Windows
2 166 (24.81%) Linux
2 166 (24.81%) Windows Server
3 73 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (6.88%) Windows 10
6 41 (6.13%) Unix
6 41 (6.13%) Windows 7
7 17 (2.54%) Mac OS X
8 16 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.24%) Solaris
10 10 (1.49%) Android
10 10 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.35%) AIX
11 9 (1.35%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.75%) HPUX
15 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (15.40%) ITIL
2 97 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
3 68 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (7.03%) Software Engineering
5 43 (6.43%) Open Source
6 37 (5.53%) Project Management
7 35 (5.23%) Presales
8 31 (4.63%) E-Commerce
9 30 (4.48%) Test Automation
10 29 (4.33%) DevOps
10 29 (4.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 28 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (4.04%) TDD
13 26 (3.89%) Service Delivery
14 25 (3.74%) Time Management
15 22 (3.29%) SOA
16 20 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (2.99%) Mentoring
16 20 (2.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 115 (17.19%) Java
2 104 (15.55%) SQL
3 43 (6.43%) Python
4 42 (6.28%) JavaScript
5 41 (6.13%) PowerShell
6 28 (4.19%) C++
7 26 (3.89%) PHP
8 24 (3.59%) Java 8
9 23 (3.44%) C#
10 18 (2.69%) Bash Shell
10 18 (2.69%) C
10 18 (2.69%) Ruby
11 13 (1.94%) Scala
11 13 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.79%) Perl
13 11 (1.64%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.75%) VBScript
15 3 (0.45%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.45%) VBA
15 3 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 89 (13.30%) Degree
2 81 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (7.77%) MCSE
4 33 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (4.33%) CCNA
6 27 (4.04%) MCSA
7 19 (2.84%) MCITP
8 15 (2.24%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.09%) CCNP
10 13 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.64%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (1.49%) MCP
12 10 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.20%) MCTS
14 7 (1.05%) DBS Check
14 7 (1.05%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.75%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.28%) SLA
2 29 (4.33%) QA
3 8 (1.20%) PSD2
4 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) MISRA
4 2 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 164 (24.51%) Active Directory
2 96 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (12.86%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (3.14%) Docker
6 18 (2.69%) vSphere
7 10 (1.49%) XenApp
8 9 (1.35%) Firmware
9 5 (0.75%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.75%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.30%) KVM
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.30%) Postfix
12 2 (0.30%) Xen
13 1 (0.15%) LXC
13 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 32 (4.78%) SCCM
2 22 (3.29%) Puppet
3 21 (3.14%) Ansible
4 14 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.49%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.20%) SCOM
8 6 (0.90%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.75%) SCSM
10 4 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.60%) Terraform
10 4 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.60%) WSUS
11 3 (0.45%) Kibana
11 3 (0.45%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.30%) logstash
12 2 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 223 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 178 (26.61%) VMware
3 80 (11.96%) Cisco
4 71 (10.61%) Citrix
5 41 (6.13%) HP
6 38 (5.68%) Oracle
7 27 (4.04%) IBM
8 24 (3.59%) NetApp
9 23 (3.44%) Apple
10 22 (3.29%) TIBCO
11 21 (3.14%) BEA
12 18 (2.69%) SolarWinds
13 15 (2.24%) ConnectWise
13 15 (2.24%) Dell
13 15 (2.24%) Juniper
14 14 (2.09%) Red Hat
14 14 (2.09%) WatchGuard
15 13 (1.94%) Remedy
16 12 (1.79%) EMC
16 12 (1.79%) Fortinet