Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 667 595 541
Rank change year-on-year -72 -54 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 579 800 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.42% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 519 667 941
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +4.48%

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 171576 182627 210672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137617 152768 175132
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +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 6 months to 25 November 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 25 November 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 -68 544 £36,000 +2.86% 47
UK excluding London -58 438 £35,000 +7.69% 33
South East -43 187 £33,500 +1.52% 7
London -64 136 £42,500 -5.56% 14
North of England -9 70 £29,000 +1.75% 14
East of England +3 60 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Midlands +44 58 £34,500 +15.00% 8
West Midlands +32 45 £34,500 +15.00% 5
North West +6 41 £24,500 -21.60% 8
South West +7 37 £41,250 +17.86% 1
Yorkshire +6 24 £35,000 +3.70% 6
Scotland -20 18 £65,000 +30.00%
East Midlands +24 13 £31,500 -13.10% 3
Wales +1 8 £42,500 +63.46%
North East +1 5 £35,000 +62.79%
Northern Ireland -25 1 £26,500 -11.67%

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 283 (48.88%) Windows
2 218 (37.65%) Microsoft
3 162 (27.98%) VMware
4 159 (27.46%) Windows Server
5 157 (27.12%) Active Directory
6 118 (20.38%) Linux
7 99 (17.10%) SQL
8 96 (16.58%) Finance
8 96 (16.58%) Office 365
9 88 (15.20%) Degree
10 85 (14.68%) Cisco
11 84 (14.51%) SQL Server
12 76 (13.13%) Firewall
12 76 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 76 (13.13%) Windows 7
13 73 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 73 (12.61%) Java
13 73 (12.61%) MS Exchange
14 68 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 67 (11.57%) ITIL
16 65 (11.23%) Hyper-V
17 62 (10.71%) Data Centre
17 62 (10.71%) Citrix
18 61 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
19 59 (10.19%) TCP/IP
20 58 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
21 57 (9.84%) DNS
22 54 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
23 52 (8.98%) Windows 10
24 46 (7.94%) SAN

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 73 (12.61%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (5.53%) IIS
4 25 (4.32%) SharePoint
5 23 (3.97%) WebSphere
6 21 (3.63%) Apache
6 21 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.59%) Skype for Business
8 14 (2.42%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.04%) Alfresco
9 6 (1.04%) CMS
9 6 (1.04%) Drupal
9 6 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.04%) WordPress
10 4 (0.69%) Confluence
10 4 (0.69%) nginx
10 4 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 54 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.35%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) BASE24
1 4 (0.69%) Postilion
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Eikon
3 1 (0.17%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 96 (16.58%) Office 365
2 61 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.07%) SaaS
5 10 (1.73%) OneDrive
6 9 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.52%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.52%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.35%) Catchpoint
9 2 (0.35%) GitHub
9 2 (0.35%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 76 (13.13%) Firewall
2 59 (10.19%) TCP/IP
3 57 (9.84%) DNS
4 46 (7.94%) SAN
5 38 (6.56%) DHCP
6 36 (6.22%) VoIP
7 35 (6.04%) LAN
8 34 (5.87%) Internet
8 34 (5.87%) WAN
9 23 (3.97%) VLAN
9 23 (3.97%) VPN
10 17 (2.94%) Wireless
11 15 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (2.42%) HTTP
13 13 (2.25%) NAS
14 12 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (2.07%) Skype
15 9 (1.55%) DDNS
15 9 (1.55%) MPLS
15 9 (1.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.15%) MySQL
3 12 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.90%) GIS
5 10 (1.73%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.69%) InfluxDB
7 4 (0.69%) NonStop SQL
7 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.52%) Big Data
8 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.35%) DB2
9 2 (0.35%) Redis
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.25%) JIRA
2 6 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.69%) Appium
3 4 (0.69%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.69%) IntelliJ
3 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.69%) Maven
3 4 (0.69%) NetBeans
3 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.52%) Calabash
4 3 (0.52%) Gatling
4 3 (0.52%) JBehave
4 3 (0.52%) JMeter
4 3 (0.52%) JUnit
4 3 (0.52%) Selenium
4 3 (0.52%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.52%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 96 (16.58%) Finance
2 35 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.32%) Electronics
3 25 (4.32%) Retail
4 22 (3.80%) Banking
5 20 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.11%) Marketing
7 14 (2.42%) Games
8 13 (2.25%) Advertising
9 8 (1.38%) Private Banking
10 6 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.86%) Legal
12 4 (0.69%) Automotive
12 4 (0.69%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.52%) Back Office
13 3 (0.52%) German Language
13 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.35%) Front Office
14 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.70%) .NET
2 17 (2.94%) Web Services
3 14 (2.42%) HTML
3 14 (2.42%) J2EE
3 14 (2.42%) JSON
3 14 (2.42%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (2.07%) CSS
5 11 (1.90%) AngularJS
5 11 (1.90%) XML
6 10 (1.73%) Middleware
7 8 (1.38%) MSMQ
7 8 (1.38%) REST
7 8 (1.38%) Spring
8 7 (1.21%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.21%) Node.js
8 7 (1.21%) OAuth
8 7 (1.21%) SOAP
9 6 (1.04%) Ajax
9 6 (1.04%) DOM
10 5 (0.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 40 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 37 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.53%) Clustering
5 16 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.59%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.25%) Private Cloud
8 11 (1.90%) Fintech
9 10 (1.73%) Social Media
9 10 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.55%) SCADA
11 7 (1.21%) iSeries
11 7 (1.21%) Replication
12 6 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.86%) Acoustics
13 5 (0.86%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 283 (48.88%) Windows
2 159 (27.46%) Windows Server
3 118 (20.38%) Linux
4 76 (13.13%) Windows 7
4 76 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (8.98%) Windows 10
7 40 (6.91%) Unix
8 20 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 18 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (2.59%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.07%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.73%) Android
13 9 (1.55%) CentOS
14 6 (1.04%) OS/400
15 5 (0.86%) Debian
15 5 (0.86%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.69%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.69%) zOS
17 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (11.57%) ITIL
2 46 (7.94%) Software Engineering
3 45 (7.77%) Presales
4 33 (5.70%) DevOps
5 31 (5.35%) Change Management
6 30 (5.18%) Mentoring
6 30 (5.18%) Service Management
7 27 (4.66%) CRM
8 25 (4.32%) Service Delivery
9 22 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (3.63%) Open Source
11 19 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (3.28%) Data Protection
12 17 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (2.94%) Information Security
12 17 (2.94%) Product Management
12 17 (2.94%) Programme Management
13 16 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 99 (17.10%) SQL
2 73 (12.61%) Java
3 37 (6.39%) Python
4 28 (4.84%) PowerShell
5 23 (3.97%) C++
5 23 (3.97%) JavaScript
6 18 (3.11%) Ruby
7 15 (2.59%) C#
8 14 (2.42%) C
8 14 (2.42%) Perl
9 13 (2.25%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.38%) PHP
10 8 (1.38%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.21%) VBScript
12 6 (1.04%) R
13 4 (0.69%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.69%) COBOL
13 4 (0.69%) PL/1
13 4 (0.69%) Scala
14 2 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 88 (15.20%) Degree
2 58 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (6.91%) MCSE
4 34 (5.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (3.63%) MCSA
7 18 (3.11%) CCNA
8 16 (2.76%) MCP
9 13 (2.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (1.55%) CISSP
11 9 (1.55%) SANS
11 9 (1.55%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.38%) CISM
12 8 (1.38%) CRISC
12 8 (1.38%) MCITP
13 7 (1.21%) CCNP
13 7 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.21%) Master's Degree
14 6 (1.04%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.25%) SLA
2 14 (2.42%) QA
3 9 (1.55%) COBIT
4 8 (1.38%) GDPR
5 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 157 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 73 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (11.23%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.25%) vSphere
5 13 (2.25%) XenApp
6 9 (1.55%) Docker
7 6 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.69%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.69%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.52%) KVM
11 2 (0.35%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.35%) LXC
11 2 (0.35%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.17%) Samba
12 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 44 (7.60%) SCCM
2 24 (4.15%) Backup Exec
3 22 (3.80%) Ansible
4 16 (2.76%) vCenter Server
5 14 (2.42%) Puppet
6 13 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 13 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.55%) SCOM
8 8 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.04%) Kibana
9 6 (1.04%) SCVMM
9 6 (1.04%) WSUS
10 5 (0.86%) Nagios
10 5 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.86%) Salt
11 4 (0.69%) Consul
11 4 (0.69%) Icinga
12 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.35%) Simpana
Vendors
1 218 (37.65%) Microsoft
2 162 (27.98%) VMware
3 85 (14.68%) Cisco
4 62 (10.71%) Citrix
5 31 (5.35%) Symantec
6 26 (4.49%) NetApp
7 25 (4.32%) HP
8 19 (3.28%) Juniper
9 18 (3.11%) Oracle
9 18 (3.11%) SAP
10 17 (2.94%) EMC
10 17 (2.94%) F5
10 17 (2.94%) IBM
10 17 (2.94%) Veritas
11 16 (2.76%) Red Hat
12 15 (2.59%) Forcepoint
13 13 (2.25%) Altiris
14 12 (2.07%) SolarWinds
14 12 (2.07%) Veeam
15 11 (1.90%) Sophos