The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Engineer
Rank 132 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 9 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.52% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 5
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
Windows Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2352 2303 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.06% 93.13% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1813 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Engineer across the Reading region.

Windows Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Windows Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Windows Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) IIS
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (60.00%) MCSE
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Clustering
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) MCITP
7 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (13.33%) Automotive

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Windows Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Windows Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MCSE
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix