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The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

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

IT Engineer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 415 389 232
Rank change year-on-year -26 -157 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 579 275 72
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.76% 0.67% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.71% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 514 252 69
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,525 £23,550
25th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £36,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -20.00% +55.17%
75th Percentile £50,813 £46,688 £58,750
90th Percentile £63,628 £61,688 -
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +17.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 71,141 38,491 8,426
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 93.31% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43,024 29,754 7,362
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

IT Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured IT Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

IT Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

IT Engineer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing IT Engineer.

IT Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing IT Engineer over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

IT Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, IT Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 375 (64.77%) Windows
2 299 (51.64%) Microsoft
3 285 (49.22%) Active Directory
4 270 (46.63%) Microsoft 365
5 220 (38.00%) Azure
6 195 (33.68%) Windows Server
7 163 (28.15%) Firewall
8 154 (26.60%) VMware
9 144 (24.87%) Social Skills
10 135 (23.32%) Linux
11 127 (21.93%) DNS
12 118 (20.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 102 (17.62%) DHCP
14 92 (15.89%) ITIL
14 92 (15.89%) Windows 10
15 90 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
16 89 (15.37%) Cisco
17 87 (15.03%) VPN
18 85 (14.68%) PowerShell
19 81 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
19 81 (13.99%) LAN
20 78 (13.47%) TCP/IP
21 75 (12.95%) WAN
21 75 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
22 74 (12.78%) SharePoint
23 73 (12.61%) Data Centre
24 65 (11.23%) AWS
24 65 (11.23%) Microsoft Intune
25 63 (10.88%) Agile
26 62 (10.71%) Finance

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 74 (12.78%) SharePoint
2 44 (7.60%) MS Exchange
3 20 (3.45%) IIS
4 16 (2.76%) Confluence
4 16 (2.76%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 75 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 270 (46.63%) Microsoft 365
2 220 (38.00%) Azure
3 65 (11.23%) AWS
4 51 (8.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (3.45%) SaaS
6 18 (3.11%) OneDrive
7 17 (2.94%) Google Workspace
8 13 (2.25%) IaaS
8 13 (2.25%) Mimecast
9 12 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.73%) Power Platform
11 9 (1.55%) GCP
12 8 (1.38%) Rubrik
13 7 (1.21%) Google Docs
14 6 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.86%) Azure DevOps
15 5 (0.86%) Firebase
15 5 (0.86%) Slack
16 4 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (0.69%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 163 (28.15%) Firewall
2 127 (21.93%) DNS
3 102 (17.62%) DHCP
4 87 (15.03%) VPN
5 81 (13.99%) LAN
6 78 (13.47%) TCP/IP
7 75 (12.95%) WAN
8 50 (8.64%) Wireless
9 48 (8.29%) VLAN
10 33 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
11 32 (5.53%) Internet
11 32 (5.53%) Network Security
11 32 (5.53%) SAN
12 30 (5.18%) WLAN
13 21 (3.63%) Remote Desktop
14 20 (3.45%) SSL
15 19 (3.28%) VoIP
16 18 (3.11%) Skype
17 16 (2.76%) NAS
18 9 (1.55%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.04%) MySQL
5 3 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.52%) Power BI
5 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.17%) DB2
7 1 (0.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 27 (4.66%) JIRA
2 19 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.21%) GitLab
5 5 (0.86%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.86%) Cypress.io
5 5 (0.86%) git-flow
5 5 (0.86%) Lerna
5 5 (0.86%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.69%) IBM UrbanCode
6 4 (0.69%) Selenium
7 1 (0.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 144 (24.87%) Social Skills
2 62 (10.71%) Finance
3 36 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.01%) Public Sector
5 26 (4.49%) Organisational Skills
6 23 (3.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 22 (3.80%) Legal
8 21 (3.63%) Manufacturing
8 21 (3.63%) Telecoms
9 20 (3.45%) Retail
10 18 (3.11%) Banking
11 15 (2.59%) Advertising
12 12 (2.07%) Law
12 12 (2.07%) Marketing
13 10 (1.73%) Documentation Skills
14 9 (1.55%) Games
15 7 (1.21%) Fire and Rescue
16 6 (1.04%) Front Office
17 5 (0.86%) Back Office
17 5 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.07%) Web Services
2 6 (1.04%) .NET
2 6 (1.04%) REST
3 5 (0.86%) AWS Amplify
3 5 (0.86%) Express
3 5 (0.86%) Jest
3 5 (0.86%) Node.js
3 5 (0.86%) React
3 5 (0.86%) React Native
3 5 (0.86%) Sequelize
3 5 (0.86%) Vue.js
4 4 (0.69%) Velocity
5 3 (0.52%) J2EE
5 3 (0.52%) Kafka
5 3 (0.52%) LDAP
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Graph
5 3 (0.52%) SOAP
5 3 (0.52%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.35%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 42 (7.25%) Driving Licence
3 41 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.94%) Clustering
5 14 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (2.25%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.07%) Cybercrime
8 11 (1.90%) Cyber Defence
9 10 (1.73%) Cyberattack
9 10 (1.73%) IoT
9 10 (1.73%) Replication
10 9 (1.55%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.38%) Educational Technology
11 8 (1.38%) NHS
12 7 (1.21%) User Experience
13 6 (1.04%) BYOD
13 6 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.86%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 375 (64.77%) Windows
2 195 (33.68%) Windows Server
3 135 (23.32%) Linux
4 92 (15.89%) Windows 10
5 45 (7.77%) Windows Server 2019
6 32 (5.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 31 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (5.18%) Unix
9 29 (5.01%) Ubuntu
10 27 (4.66%) Mac OS
11 24 (4.15%) Android
12 19 (3.28%) Apple iOS
13 18 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (2.94%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.73%) Kali Linux
16 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (1.04%) Debian
18 5 (0.86%) CentOS
18 5 (0.86%) Solaris
19 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (20.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 92 (15.89%) ITIL
3 90 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
4 63 (10.88%) Agile
5 55 (9.50%) Business Continuity
6 54 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
7 53 (9.15%) Service Delivery
8 49 (8.46%) Project Delivery
9 37 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (5.87%) DevOps
11 31 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (5.35%) Information Security
12 29 (5.01%) Project Management
13 27 (4.66%) Mobile Device Management
14 26 (4.49%) Time Management
15 24 (4.15%) Server Management
16 23 (3.97%) Migration
17 22 (3.80%) Asset Management
17 22 (3.80%) ITSM
18 21 (3.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (14.68%) PowerShell
2 57 (9.84%) SQL
3 35 (6.04%) Python
4 24 (4.15%) Bash
5 8 (1.38%) Java
5 8 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.21%) Perl
7 6 (1.04%) C
8 5 (0.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.86%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.69%) VBA
10 3 (0.52%) C#
10 3 (0.52%) C++
10 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 54 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (7.25%) CCNA
4 36 (6.22%) Degree
5 25 (4.32%) MCSE
6 23 (3.97%) CISSP
6 23 (3.97%) Security Cleared
7 20 (3.45%) MCP
7 20 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 15 (2.59%) A+ Certification
9 14 (2.42%) CCNP
10 13 (2.25%) MCSA
11 10 (1.73%) HNC
11 10 (1.73%) SSCP
12 8 (1.38%) CEH
12 8 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.38%) CSSLP
13 6 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.81%) SLA
2 36 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (3.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (1.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 10 (1.73%) QA
5 8 (1.38%) GDPR
6 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.52%) GxP
7 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.35%) NIST
9 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 285 (49.22%) Active Directory
2 81 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (9.67%) VMware ESXi
4 50 (8.64%) Hyper-V
5 35 (6.04%) vSphere
6 9 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.86%) Docker
8 5 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.86%) XenApp
9 4 (0.69%) Firmware
10 3 (0.52%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.35%) Openswan
11 2 (0.35%) pfSense
11 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 65 (11.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 56 (9.67%) SCCM
3 28 (4.84%) vCenter Server
4 18 (3.11%) Jamf Pro
5 16 (2.76%) Kubernetes
6 12 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.04%) Avamar
7 6 (1.04%) vRealize
7 6 (1.04%) WSUS
8 5 (0.86%) CASB
8 5 (0.86%) SCOM
9 3 (0.52%) Ansible
9 3 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.35%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.35%) Kibana
10 2 (0.35%) Nagios
10 2 (0.35%) Nessus
10 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.35%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 299 (51.64%) Microsoft
2 154 (26.60%) VMware
3 89 (15.37%) Cisco
4 29 (5.01%) Apple
5 26 (4.49%) Citrix
6 22 (3.80%) ServiceNow
6 22 (3.80%) Veeam
7 20 (3.45%) Google
7 20 (3.45%) HP
8 14 (2.42%) Meraki
9 11 (1.90%) Dell
9 11 (1.90%) Mitel
9 11 (1.90%) Sophos
10 10 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.55%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.38%) Fortinet
12 8 (1.38%) Zscaler
13 7 (1.21%) NETGEAR
13 7 (1.21%) Palo Alto
13 7 (1.21%) Sparx