Period
to 25 October 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Engineer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 83 124
Rank change year-on-year -7 +41 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 19 10 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.51% 1.22% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.24% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 24
10th Percentile £24,250 £33,650 £23,475
25th Percentile £28,033 " £29,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% +20.00%
75th Percentile £42,750 £47,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £47,000 £54,700 £48,375
South East median annual salary £32,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +0.77% - +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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 Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1,170 809 2,291
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.23% 98.54% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 786 607 1,911
10th Percentile £31,066 £30,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.82% +15.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £51,325 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.65% +5.26% -

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in West Sussex

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in West Sussex.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in West Sussex

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in West Sussex

IT Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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
Horsham 0 7 £40,000 +14.29%
Crawley - 7 £40,000 - 4
Haywards Heath - 2 £22,500 -
Worthing -7 1 £40,000 -20.79% 1
Burgess Hill - 1 £41,000 - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £42,000 - 2
IT Engineer
South East

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT 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 across the West Sussex region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft 365
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
5 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 5 (26.32%) Driving Licence
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (21.05%) Docker
6 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
6 4 (21.05%) SCCM
6 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) MCP
8 2 (10.53%) SQL
8 2 (10.53%) SLA
8 2 (10.53%) Mitel
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Avaya
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 10

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (31.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (5.26%) Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Power BI
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) NetApp
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
4 2 (10.53%) Mitel