The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Engineer
Rank 836 887 829
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 53 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.039% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.041% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 55
Average salary £51,500 £55,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £39,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -4.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Windows Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Engineer over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 within the UK.

Windows Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Engineer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 53 £51,500 -6.36% 8
London +39 37 £55,000 - 6
City of London +50 8 £58,750 +6.81% 5
South East +14 7 £52,500 +2.43% 1
North West - 6 £31,500 - 1
Manchester - 6 £31,500 - 1
Staines - 5 £52,500 - 1
Surrey - 5 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire -1 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Newbury - 2 £40,000 -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
Harrogate - 1 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (45.45%) VMware
3 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
4 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 31 (35.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (30.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (29.55%) Finance
8 25 (28.41%) Citrix
8 25 (28.41%) PowerShell
9 24 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (25.00%) MCSE
10 22 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 19 (21.59%) SAN
12 16 (18.18%) HP
12 16 (18.18%) IIS
12 16 (18.18%) SCCM
13 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (17.05%) Cisco
14 14 (15.91%) SQL
14 14 (15.91%) Banking
14 14 (15.91%) DevOps
15 13 (14.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
15 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (13.64%) MCP
16 12 (13.64%) VMware Server
16 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
17 11 (12.50%) XenApp
17 11 (12.50%) Degree

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 22 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.18%) IIS
3 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.27%) Lync
8 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.59%) SAN
2 11 (12.50%) Firewall
3 9 (10.23%) NetScaler
4 6 (6.82%) VLAN
4 6 (6.82%) LAN
4 6 (6.82%) DNS
5 4 (4.55%) WAN
5 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.41%) FTP
7 2 (2.27%) Wireless
7 2 (2.27%) 3G
7 2 (2.27%) 2G
7 2 (2.27%) UMTS
7 2 (2.27%) WLAN
7 2 (2.27%) GSM
7 2 (2.27%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.27%) DHCP
7 2 (2.27%) LTE
7 2 (2.27%) 4G
8 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
General
1 26 (29.55%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Banking
3 9 (10.23%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.09%) Retail
5 6 (6.82%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.41%) Law
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (1.14%) Games
8 1 (1.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) J2EE
2 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.14%) COM
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.82%) Replication
3 5 (5.68%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (35.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.68%) Linux
6 4 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) DevOps
2 7 (7.95%) ITIL
3 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.41%) Server Building
4 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
4 3 (3.41%) Migration
4 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.27%) SDLC
5 2 (2.27%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (2.27%) Time Management
5 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.14%) High Availability
6 1 (1.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.14%) Open Source
6 1 (1.14%) Kanban
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.91%) SQL
3 10 (11.36%) Perl
4 7 (7.95%) VB
4 7 (7.95%) Python
5 4 (4.55%) PHP
5 4 (4.55%) C#
6 3 (3.41%) Java
6 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.41%) VBScript
6 3 (3.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (25.00%) MCSE
3 13 (14.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (13.64%) MCP
5 11 (12.50%) Degree
5 11 (12.50%) MCSA
5 11 (12.50%) CCA
5 11 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (9.09%) CCNA
8 7 (7.95%) CCNP
9 3 (3.41%) MCITP
10 1 (1.14%) VCAP
10 1 (1.14%) CCAA
10 1 (1.14%) CCENT
10 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.14%) MCSM
10 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 27 (30.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.64%) VMware Server
4 11 (12.50%) XenApp
5 8 (9.09%) vSphere
6 6 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.27%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.14%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.14%) Firmware
9 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) SCOM
2 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.14%) Ansible
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Control-M
3 1 (1.14%) Nagios
3 1 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.14%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 40 (45.45%) VMware
2 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 25 (28.41%) Citrix
4 16 (18.18%) HP
5 15 (17.05%) Cisco
6 7 (7.95%) IronPort
7 6 (6.82%) Dell
8 4 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.27%) Remedy
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle
9 2 (2.27%) EMC
9 2 (2.27%) NetApp
10 1 (1.14%) F5
10 1 (1.14%) Polycom
10 1 (1.14%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.14%) Avaya
10 1 (1.14%) Veritas
10 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.14%) IBM
10 1 (1.14%) Sophos
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