Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 301 285
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 46 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 38
West Midlands median annual salary £34,500 £30,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -20.00%
10th Percentile £19,950 £20,000 £21,600
90th Percentile £42,500 £39,375 £42,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9835 10959 10486
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8084 8687 8712
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Technical Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in the West Midlands

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in the West Midlands

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in the West Midlands

Technical Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Shropshire -1 10 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Birmingham +24 9 £40,000 +45.45%
Warwickshire -1 8 £34,500 -13.75%
Coventry +19 6 £19,000 -44.12%
Solihull - 1 £22,500 - 1
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) VMware
2 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.96%) Data Centre
4 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
5 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
5 13 (28.26%) Citrix
5 13 (28.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (26.09%) Linux
7 11 (23.91%) Java
7 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
7 11 (23.91%) Docker
7 11 (23.91%) DevOps
7 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
7 11 (23.91%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (23.91%) Puppet
8 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (21.74%) Service Management
8 10 (21.74%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) ITIL
8 10 (21.74%) Internet
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
9 9 (19.57%) Degree
9 9 (19.57%) SCADA
9 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
9 9 (19.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds
10 8 (17.39%) Remote Desktop

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (13.04%) Apache
1 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (15.22%) Office 365
3 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (10.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
2 10 (21.74%) Internet
3 8 (17.39%) DDNS
3 8 (17.39%) DNS
3 8 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (17.39%) SAN
4 7 (15.22%) NAS
5 2 (4.35%) Firewall
6 1 (2.17%) IPv4
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) MPLS
6 1 (2.17%) Skype
6 1 (2.17%) Symposium
6 1 (2.17%) VLAN
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (13.04%) InfluxDB
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (13.04%) Node.js
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.57%) SCADA
3 8 (17.39%) Clustering
4 7 (15.22%) Public Cloud
5 6 (13.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (13.04%) Smart Meter
6 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 10
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
3 11 (23.91%) DevOps
4 10 (21.74%) ITIL
4 10 (21.74%) Service Management
5 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.04%) Microservices
7 5 (10.87%) Change Management
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.87%) Runbook
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.17%) Change Control
9 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) Java
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.87%) Perl
3 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.87%) Python
3 5 (10.87%) Ruby
3 5 (10.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (8.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Docker
1 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
2 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Puppet
2 6 (13.04%) Consul
2 6 (13.04%) Icinga
2 6 (13.04%) Nagios
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 5 (10.87%) Ansible
3 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.87%) Salt
3 5 (10.87%) SCOM
3 5 (10.87%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
1 19 (41.30%) VMware
2 13 (28.26%) Citrix
3 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds
4 6 (13.04%) AppDynamics
4 6 (13.04%) New Relic
4 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.87%) BMC
5 5 (10.87%) McAfee
5 5 (10.87%) Symantec
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) BT
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) F5
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Openreach
7 1 (2.17%) Virgin Media