The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Windows Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 356 342 385
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 823 988 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.90% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.93% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 738 897 768
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Windows Engineer in the job title.

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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Windows Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 767 £42,500 +13.33% 107
London +11 385 £48,750 +8.33% 42
South East -42 163 £40,000 +6.66% 28
City of London +70 59 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Yorkshire +42 59 £33,000 -5.71% 11
Berkshire +9 50 £45,000 +50.00% 1
East of England -38 44 £35,000 - 4
East Midlands +39 41 £31,750 +5.83% 2
West Yorkshire +16 33 £35,000 - 6
Surrey -34 32 £46,250 +20.12% 11
South West +9 30 £37,000 +37.03% 6
West Midlands +5 29 £40,000 +66.66% 4
Scotland +28 25 £41,500 +18.57% 3
North West +11 22 £35,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire +25 20 £22,500 -31.81% 2
Edinburgh +22 19 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Hertfordshire -3 18 £32,000 +2.40% 2
Hampshire -6 18 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Coventry - 18 £42,500 -
Leeds +22 17 £35,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -30 17 £35,000 -11.94% 3
North Yorkshire +25 16 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Manchester -9 16 £35,000 +6.87% 7
Northamptonshire +24 14 £29,250 -2.50%
Bradford +18 14 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Cambridgeshire -23 14 £35,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +28 13 £22,500 +4.65%
Northampton +20 13 £28,500 -5.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +18 12 £52,500 +54.41% 1
Gloucestershire -4 12 £36,000 +33.33% 1

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Windows 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 featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 1532 (100.00%) Windows
2 899 (58.68%) Windows Server
3 797 (52.02%) Active Directory
4 734 (47.91%) Microsoft
5 732 (47.78%) VMware
6 478 (31.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 474 (30.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 415 (27.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 406 (26.50%) Linux
10 370 (24.15%) PowerShell
11 361 (23.56%) MS Exchange
12 334 (21.80%) Hyper-V
13 325 (21.21%) Cisco
14 307 (20.04%) MS Excel
15 285 (18.60%) Firewall
16 280 (18.28%) Office 365
17 272 (17.75%) SQL Server
18 271 (17.69%) Finance
19 262 (17.10%) SQL
19 262 (17.10%) ITIL
20 256 (16.71%) DNS
21 243 (15.86%) Citrix
22 214 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
23 204 (13.32%) SCCM
24 201 (13.12%) IIS
24 201 (13.12%) Windows Server 2003
25 200 (13.05%) TCP/IP
26 198 (12.92%) SAN
27 193 (12.60%) DevOps
28 188 (12.27%) Windows 7

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 361 (23.56%) MS Exchange
2 201 (13.12%) IIS
3 172 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 111 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 104 (6.79%) SharePoint
6 99 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 95 (6.20%) Skype for Business
8 67 (4.37%) Tomcat
9 61 (3.98%) Apache
10 36 (2.35%) Confluence
11 31 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
11 31 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
12 30 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (1.63%) OpenStack
14 23 (1.50%) JBoss
15 16 (1.04%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.98%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
18 10 (0.65%) CloudStack
18 10 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 307 (20.04%) MS Excel
2 178 (11.62%) MS Office
3 9 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.065%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.065%) HipChat
5 1 (0.065%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (0.13%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.13%) Summit
3 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.065%) Eikon
4 1 (0.065%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.065%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.065%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.065%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 280 (18.28%) Office 365
2 163 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (2.74%) SaaS
5 28 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (1.76%) PaaS
7 24 (1.57%) Yammer
8 23 (1.50%) IaaS
9 17 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.98%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.52%) GitHub
11 8 (0.52%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.20%) Google Drive
14 2 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.065%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.065%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.065%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 285 (18.60%) Firewall
2 256 (16.71%) DNS
3 200 (13.05%) TCP/IP
4 198 (12.92%) SAN
5 157 (10.25%) DHCP
6 143 (9.33%) LAN
7 137 (8.94%) WAN
8 97 (6.33%) VPN
9 78 (5.09%) VoIP
10 56 (3.66%) NAS
11 52 (3.39%) VLAN
12 47 (3.07%) Wireless
13 45 (2.94%) Internet
14 32 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
15 31 (2.02%) HTTP
15 31 (2.02%) Skype
16 26 (1.70%) NetScaler
17 24 (1.57%) Network Security
18 21 (1.37%) MPLS
19 20 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (2.15%) MySQL
4 28 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (1.17%) Big Data
7 16 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 13 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.59%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.59%) Redis
10 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.39%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.26%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.26%) Kalido
13 3 (0.20%) GIS
13 3 (0.20%) Informix
13 3 (0.20%) QGIS
13 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.20%) UniData
Development Applications
1 77 (5.03%) Jenkins
2 68 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 50 (3.26%) JIRA
4 44 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
5 38 (2.48%) Visual Studio
6 32 (2.09%) Git (software)
7 27 (1.76%) Subversion
8 15 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.72%) Vagrant
10 9 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.52%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.46%) Ant
12 7 (0.46%) Maven
13 5 (0.33%) Hudson
13 5 (0.33%) JMeter
13 5 (0.33%) WinDbg
14 3 (0.20%) Hamcrest
14 3 (0.20%) Mockito
14 3 (0.20%) NetBeans
General
1 271 (17.69%) Finance
2 86 (5.61%) Banking
3 52 (3.39%) Retail
4 50 (3.26%) Law
5 49 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 39 (2.55%) Games
7 35 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.83%) Marketing
9 17 (1.11%) Back Office
9 17 (1.11%) Publishing
10 15 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.78%) Electronics
12 10 (0.65%) Legal
13 4 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.20%) Advertising
14 3 (0.20%) Automotive
14 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.13%) German Language
16 1 (0.065%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (7.38%) .NET
2 69 (4.50%) Web Services
3 31 (2.02%) ASP.NET
4 24 (1.57%) LAMP
5 15 (0.98%) JSON
6 13 (0.85%) STL
7 12 (0.78%) SOAP
8 11 (0.72%) HTML
9 10 (0.65%) ELK Stack
10 9 (0.59%) Node.js
10 9 (0.59%) WPF
11 8 (0.52%) Apache Flex
11 8 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (0.52%) OpenGL
12 7 (0.46%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.46%) WCF
12 7 (0.46%) XML
13 6 (0.39%) OpenCV
13 6 (0.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 6 (0.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 139 (9.07%) Data Centre
2 95 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 62 (4.05%) Clustering
5 55 (3.59%) Blackberry
6 37 (2.42%) Driving Licence
7 31 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 25 (1.63%) Hedge funds
10 19 (1.24%) Fat Client
10 19 (1.24%) Thin Client
11 18 (1.17%) Mathematics
12 17 (1.11%) Fintech
13 15 (0.98%) User Experience
14 14 (0.91%) iPhone
15 13 (0.85%) Physics
16 12 (0.78%) EqualLogic
16 12 (0.78%) Replication
16 12 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
17 10 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1532 (100.00%) Windows
2 899 (58.68%) Windows Server
3 478 (31.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 415 (27.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 406 (26.50%) Linux
6 201 (13.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 188 (12.27%) Windows 7
8 102 (6.66%) Unix
9 94 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 91 (5.94%) Windows 8
11 71 (4.63%) Windows 10
12 64 (4.18%) Mac OS X
13 43 (2.81%) Windows XP
14 33 (2.15%) Apple iOS
15 28 (1.83%) CentOS
16 23 (1.50%) Android
17 19 (1.24%) Solaris
17 19 (1.24%) Windows Vista
18 17 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
19 14 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (17.10%) ITIL
2 193 (12.60%) DevOps
3 111 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 86 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (4.63%) Migration
6 68 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (4.37%) Configuration Management
8 65 (4.24%) Software Engineering
9 54 (3.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 48 (3.13%) Problem Management
11 42 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
12 41 (2.68%) Load Balancing
13 38 (2.48%) Mentoring
14 34 (2.22%) Change Management
14 34 (2.22%) Project Management
14 34 (2.22%) Service Delivery
15 32 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
16 30 (1.96%) Server Building
17 29 (1.89%) Change Control
17 29 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 370 (24.15%) PowerShell
2 262 (17.10%) SQL
3 131 (8.55%) Python
4 111 (7.25%) C#
5 86 (5.61%) Bash Shell
6 81 (5.29%) C++
7 77 (5.03%) Perl
8 64 (4.18%) Java
9 53 (3.46%) Ruby
10 48 (3.13%) C
11 40 (2.61%) VBScript
12 36 (2.35%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.37%) T-SQL
14 20 (1.31%) Bourne shell
14 20 (1.31%) JavaScript
14 20 (1.31%) Korn
15 15 (0.98%) VB
16 12 (0.78%) VC++
17 11 (0.72%) PHP
18 4 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 214 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 184 (12.01%) MCSE
3 118 (7.70%) Degree
4 117 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
5 107 (6.98%) CCNA
6 92 (6.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 74 (4.83%) MCSA
8 59 (3.85%) MCITP
9 58 (3.79%) Security Cleared
10 45 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
11 41 (2.68%) MCP
11 41 (2.68%) SC Cleared
12 20 (1.31%) CCNP
13 16 (1.04%) ACSA
14 13 (0.85%) PhD
15 10 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.59%) CCA
16 9 (0.59%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.59%) RHCSA
17 6 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.20%) SLA
2 24 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.17%) QA
4 16 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.78%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.065%) COBIT
7 1 (0.065%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.065%) RMADS
7 1 (0.065%) SAS 70
System Software
1 797 (52.02%) Active Directory
2 474 (30.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 334 (21.80%) Hyper-V
4 139 (9.07%) vSphere
5 120 (7.83%) XenApp
6 74 (4.83%) VMware ESX
7 59 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (3.20%) Terminal Services
9 38 (2.48%) XenDesktop
10 30 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (1.76%) XenServer
12 16 (1.04%) Firmware
13 14 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (0.78%) VMware Server
16 11 (0.72%) Docker
17 10 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
17 10 (0.65%) Xen
18 7 (0.46%) Squid
19 6 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 204 (13.32%) SCCM
2 118 (7.70%) Puppet
3 114 (7.44%) SCOM
4 100 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
5 94 (6.14%) Ansible
6 58 (3.79%) Nagios
7 34 (2.22%) WSUS
8 29 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
8 29 (1.89%) SCVMM
9 25 (1.63%) NetBackup
10 23 (1.50%) Tivoli
11 18 (1.17%) Salt
12 17 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 17 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 16 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
14 15 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
15 13 (0.85%) Backup Exec
15 13 (0.85%) Kibana
16 12 (0.78%) EdgeSight
16 12 (0.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 734 (47.91%) Microsoft
2 732 (47.78%) VMware
3 325 (21.21%) Cisco
4 243 (15.86%) Citrix
5 137 (8.94%) HP
6 127 (8.29%) Red Hat
7 87 (5.68%) NetApp
8 58 (3.79%) Dell
9 57 (3.72%) Apple
10 45 (2.94%) EMC
11 43 (2.81%) Oracle
12 37 (2.42%) Symantec
13 28 (1.83%) Atlassian
14 25 (1.63%) IBM
15 23 (1.50%) Avaya
16 22 (1.44%) Splunk
17 21 (1.37%) 3PAR
17 21 (1.37%) Juniper
18 20 (1.31%) Sophos
19 19 (1.24%) CommVault
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 5k Shift Allowance & 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Circa 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum + training & certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
ITSM Team
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fife
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30,000 to £35,000 Neg + Shft All £5
Posted: 2 days ago