The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 484 558
Rank change year-on-year -73 +74  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 316 519 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.55% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 242 444 418
Median salary £37,500 £37,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.67% +11.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  

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 81863 94744 106016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67573 79716 86940
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  
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 £42,092 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% +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 May 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 May 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 -53 306 £37,500 - 30
South East +10 108 £35,000 - 12
London -35 80 £39,500 -9.71% 1
Berkshire +25 66 £43,250 +8.12% 7
Reading +29 51 £43,250 +23.57% 4
East of England -27 31 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Surrey +24 24 £36,250 -9.37%
East Midlands +26 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Nottinghamshire +20 20 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Nottingham +18 20 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West +20 17 £36,250 +38.09%
Yorkshire -2 17 £40,000 +33.33% 4
North West -23 16 £22,000 -18.51% 3
City of London +28 14 £34,000 -40.86%
Cambridgeshire +3 13 £33,000 +15.78% 1
Hertfordshire -19 13 £40,000 +6.66% 5
West Midlands -3 12 £32,000 +6.66% 2
Bristol +13 10 £41,250 -
Hampshire +17 9 £27,500 +27.90%
West Yorkshire +14 9 £47,500 +54.47% 3
Watford -2 9 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Leeds +16 8 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Cambridge 0 8 £40,500 +42.10%
York +17 7 £37,500 +44.23%
North Yorkshire +12 7 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Manchester -22 7 £25,750 -20.76% 2
Cheshire -22 7 £22,000 -13.72% 1
Warwick +25 5 £34,500 -1.42% 1
West Sussex +21 5 £27,000 -32.50% 2
Warwickshire +18 5 £34,500 -1.42% 1

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 320 (48.48%) Windows
2 248 (37.58%) Microsoft
3 217 (32.88%) Active Directory
4 204 (30.91%) VMware
5 183 (27.73%) Linux
6 160 (24.24%) Windows Server
7 145 (21.97%) SQL
8 128 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 122 (18.48%) SQL Server
10 110 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 106 (16.06%) MS Exchange
12 105 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 101 (15.30%) Firewall
14 99 (15.00%) Citrix
14 99 (15.00%) Degree
15 96 (14.55%) Cisco
16 90 (13.64%) Hyper-V
17 88 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 86 (13.03%) SAN
19 83 (12.58%) Java
20 81 (12.27%) ITIL
20 81 (12.27%) TCP/IP
20 81 (12.27%) Exchange Server 2010
21 77 (11.67%) Office 365
21 77 (11.67%) MCSE
22 74 (11.21%) NetApp
23 72 (10.91%) DNS
23 72 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
24 67 (10.15%) Unix
25 59 (8.94%) HP

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
1 106 (16.06%) MS Exchange
2 81 (12.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (8.03%) Tomcat
4 52 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (6.67%) IIS
6 39 (5.91%) WebSphere
7 32 (4.85%) Skype for Business
8 31 (4.70%) Apache
9 28 (4.24%) JBoss
10 26 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (3.48%) SharePoint
12 22 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (1.97%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.91%) CMS
14 6 (0.91%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.76%) Site Server
16 3 (0.45%) Confluence
17 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
17 2 (0.30%) Magnolia
Applications
1 41 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Actimize
1 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.15%) Exstream
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 77 (11.67%) Office 365
2 49 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (3.48%) SaaS
5 20 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.76%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.45%) GitHub
7 3 (0.45%) IaaS
8 2 (0.30%) G Suite
8 2 (0.30%) PaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (15.30%) Firewall
2 86 (13.03%) SAN
3 81 (12.27%) TCP/IP
4 72 (10.91%) DNS
5 49 (7.42%) Internet
6 48 (7.27%) LAN
7 45 (6.82%) HTTP
7 45 (6.82%) WAN
8 44 (6.67%) VPN
9 33 (5.00%) DHCP
10 29 (4.39%) FTP
10 29 (4.39%) NAS
10 29 (4.39%) Wireless
11 28 (4.24%) SSL
12 22 (3.33%) VoIP
13 19 (2.88%) Skype
14 16 (2.42%) LDAP
15 14 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
16 13 (1.97%) Network Security
16 13 (1.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (4.55%) MySQL
4 28 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.76%) InfluxDB
8 4 (0.61%) Big Data
8 4 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.30%) DB2
10 2 (0.30%) GIS
10 2 (0.30%) QlikView
10 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (3.94%) Eclipse
1 26 (3.94%) Maven
2 25 (3.79%) IntelliJ
2 25 (3.79%) NetBeans
3 16 (2.42%) Selenium
4 12 (1.82%) JIRA
4 12 (1.82%) SoapUI
5 11 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.52%) JMeter
6 10 (1.52%) LoadRunner
6 10 (1.52%) LoadUI
6 10 (1.52%) Ranorex
7 5 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.45%) Firebug
9 3 (0.45%) Subversion
9 3 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (7.88%) Finance
2 24 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 23 (3.48%) French Language
4 22 (3.33%) Banking
5 21 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.73%) Marketing
7 10 (1.52%) German Language
8 8 (1.21%) Spanish Language
9 7 (1.06%) Legal
10 6 (0.91%) Electronics
10 6 (0.91%) Games
11 5 (0.76%) Back Office
11 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
12 4 (0.61%) Retail
13 3 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Publishing
14 2 (0.30%) Advertising
14 2 (0.30%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.97%) Web Services
2 41 (6.21%) XML
3 32 (4.85%) .NET
4 29 (4.39%) HTML
5 28 (4.24%) SOAP
6 26 (3.94%) Java EE
6 26 (3.94%) Spring
7 25 (3.79%) REST
8 22 (3.33%) Java SE
8 22 (3.33%) JMS
9 20 (3.03%) CSS
10 12 (1.82%) RESTful
11 8 (1.21%) JSON
12 6 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (0.91%) J2EE
12 6 (0.91%) Node.js
13 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.61%) Regular Expression
15 3 (0.45%) AngularJS
15 3 (0.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.88%) Clustering
2 51 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
3 49 (7.42%) Data Centre
4 41 (6.21%) Computer Science
5 39 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (4.24%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (2.12%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.97%) HP Storage
10 11 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.36%) Fintech
11 9 (1.36%) Replication
12 7 (1.06%) PKI
13 6 (0.91%) iPad
13 6 (0.91%) iSeries
13 6 (0.91%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.91%) Social Media
14 5 (0.76%) Smart Meter
14 5 (0.76%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 320 (48.48%) Windows
2 183 (27.73%) Linux
3 160 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 128 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (10.15%) Unix
7 50 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (7.12%) Windows 7
9 36 (5.45%) Windows 10
10 16 (2.42%) Android
11 15 (2.27%) Mac OS X
11 15 (2.27%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.12%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.97%) Solaris
13 13 (1.97%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.52%) AIX
14 10 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.21%) HPUX
16 7 (1.06%) IRIX
16 7 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (12.27%) ITIL
2 48 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (7.27%) Presales
3 41 (6.21%) Service Delivery
4 35 (5.30%) Software Engineering
5 30 (4.55%) Open Source
6 28 (4.24%) Change Control
6 28 (4.24%) Mentoring
7 25 (3.79%) DevOps
7 25 (3.79%) Project Management
8 24 (3.64%) Service Management
9 23 (3.48%) SOA
10 22 (3.33%) Incident Management
11 21 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (3.18%) Technical Architecture
11 21 (3.18%) Test Automation
12 20 (3.03%) Migration
13 19 (2.88%) Product Management
14 18 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (2.58%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 145 (21.97%) SQL
2 83 (12.58%) Java
3 43 (6.52%) Python
4 33 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 32 (4.85%) JavaScript
6 25 (3.79%) Bash Shell
7 21 (3.18%) C#
8 20 (3.03%) Perl
9 17 (2.58%) PHP
10 16 (2.42%) Ruby
11 15 (2.27%) C
11 15 (2.27%) C++
12 9 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.36%) VB
13 6 (0.91%) Scala
14 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.61%) Clojure
16 3 (0.45%) VBA
17 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (15.00%) Degree
3 77 (11.67%) MCSE
4 72 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (7.12%) CCNA
6 23 (3.48%) MCP
7 20 (3.03%) MCITP
7 20 (3.03%) MCSA
7 20 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (1.52%) CCA
11 10 (1.52%) CCNP
12 9 (1.36%) ISTQB
13 8 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (1.21%) Security+ Certification
14 7 (1.06%) CISSP
14 7 (1.06%) Security Cleared
15 4 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.91%) SLA
2 10 (1.52%) QA
3 6 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002
System Software
1 217 (32.88%) Active Directory
2 110 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.30%) XenApp
5 30 (4.55%) vSphere
6 26 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (2.73%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.67%) NFS
9 8 (1.21%) Docker
10 7 (1.06%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.91%) Samba
12 5 (0.76%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.15%) Firmware
15 1 (0.15%) HDFS
15 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.15%) Snort
15 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 29 (4.39%) SCCM
2 21 (3.18%) Backup Exec
3 19 (2.88%) Puppet
4 12 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (1.82%) vCenter Server
5 9 (1.36%) Nagios
6 8 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (1.21%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.06%) Ansible
7 7 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.91%) SCOM
8 6 (0.91%) WSUS
9 5 (0.76%) Consul
9 5 (0.76%) Icinga
9 5 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.76%) Opsview
10 4 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 248 (37.58%) Microsoft
2 204 (30.91%) VMware
3 99 (15.00%) Citrix
4 96 (14.55%) Cisco
5 74 (11.21%) NetApp
6 59 (8.94%) HP
7 54 (8.18%) Oracle
8 37 (5.61%) IBM
9 34 (5.15%) CommVault
10 33 (5.00%) CheckPoint
11 26 (3.94%) Juniper
12 23 (3.48%) EMC
12 23 (3.48%) TIBCO
13 22 (3.33%) BEA
13 22 (3.33%) Veeam
14 21 (3.18%) SolarWinds
15 20 (3.03%) Symantec
16 19 (2.88%) Dell
16 19 (2.88%) Dell Compellent
17 16 (2.42%) Veritas
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Bens + 5K shift
Posted: 6 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £4k car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Health, Life Cover, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum + car, benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 15% OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Medical, Dental
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Stock + Flexible Working + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £12000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 car allowance + package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Computershare Investor Services
Posted: 27 days ago
Berkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Highly competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, flexi work
Posted: 4 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 11 days ago
Hitchin
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago