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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Engineer
Rank 851 859 825
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 53 50 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.044% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.046% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 51 41 51
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Windows Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Engineer
Top 26 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 4 September 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 +11 52 £45,000 -18.18% 5
London -6 36 £45,000 -25.00% 4
City of London +35 9 £55,000 -15.38% 1
South East +8 8 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey +10 7 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England - 5 £24,000 -
Staines - 5 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £24,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £24,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £47,500 -
Halifax - 2 £37,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £37,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,750 -
Berkshire +11 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Kingston Upon Thames +6 1 £34,000 -28.42%
Reading +2 1 £45,000 -18.18%
North West - 1 £31,000 -
Manchester - 1 £31,000 -
Guildford - 1 £47,500 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Nairn - 1 - -
Inverness - 1 - -
Moray - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (45.79%) Active Directory
2 49 (45.79%) VMware
3 43 (40.19%) Finance
3 43 (40.19%) PowerShell
4 34 (31.78%) Citrix
5 31 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (21.50%) Microsoft
9 22 (20.56%) MS Exchange
10 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
11 20 (18.69%) IIS
11 20 (18.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (18.69%) SCCM
12 19 (17.76%) SQL
13 16 (14.95%) MCSE
13 16 (14.95%) HP
13 16 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (14.02%) DevOps
15 14 (13.08%) Hedge funds
15 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (13.08%) SAN
16 13 (12.15%) Linux
16 13 (12.15%) VMware Server
16 13 (12.15%) Degree
17 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
17 12 (11.21%) VB
17 12 (11.21%) Perl
17 12 (11.21%) DNS

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 20 (18.69%) IIS
3 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.54%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.74%) Lync
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.93%) nginx
7 1 (0.93%) Apache
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) SAN
2 12 (11.21%) DNS
3 9 (8.41%) Firewall
4 7 (6.54%) LAN
4 7 (6.54%) WAN
5 6 (5.61%) DHCP
6 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.74%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.74%) FTP
7 4 (3.74%) SMTP
8 3 (2.80%) VLAN
9 2 (1.87%) LTE
9 2 (1.87%) 2G
9 2 (1.87%) SSL
9 2 (1.87%) 3G
9 2 (1.87%) UMTS
9 2 (1.87%) GSM
9 2 (1.87%) 4G
10 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Subversion
1 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (40.19%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 10 (9.35%) Retail
4 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.67%) Electronics
5 5 (4.67%) Law
5 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.67%) Marketing
6 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.87%) Front Office
8 1 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) .NET
2 6 (5.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Hedge funds
1 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.67%) DTV
4 4 (3.74%) Clustering
5 3 (2.80%) User Experience
6 2 (1.87%) Replication
6 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (12.15%) Linux
5 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.61%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.80%) Android
9 3 (2.80%) UNIX
9 3 (2.80%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.80%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.02%) DevOps
2 10 (9.35%) ITIL
3 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (4.67%) Programme Management
4 5 (4.67%) Low Latency
4 5 (4.67%) Server Building
4 5 (4.67%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (4.67%) Network Management
5 3 (2.80%) Data Protection
5 3 (2.80%) Mentoring
5 3 (2.80%) Server Hardening
5 3 (2.80%) Migration
5 3 (2.80%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.80%) Load Balancing
5 3 (2.80%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (1.87%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.87%) Configuration Management
6 2 (1.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.19%) PowerShell
2 19 (17.76%) SQL
3 12 (11.21%) Perl
3 12 (11.21%) VB
4 5 (4.67%) VBScript
5 4 (3.74%) C#
6 3 (2.80%) Java
7 2 (1.87%) PHP
7 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.87%) Python
7 2 (1.87%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.95%) MCSE
3 13 (12.15%) Degree
4 9 (8.41%) MCSA
4 9 (8.41%) MCP
5 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.54%) CCNP
5 7 (6.54%) CCNA
6 5 (4.67%) CCA
6 5 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (4.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (45.79%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.15%) VMware Server
4 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.54%) vSphere
6 4 (3.74%) XenApp
7 3 (2.80%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.93%) Varnish
9 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (18.69%) SCCM
2 7 (6.54%) SCOM
3 5 (4.67%) WSUS
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) logstash
4 1 (0.93%) Graphite
Vendors
1 49 (45.79%) VMware
2 34 (31.78%) Citrix
3 23 (21.50%) Microsoft
4 16 (14.95%) HP
5 10 (9.35%) Cisco
6 7 (6.54%) Dell
7 6 (5.61%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.67%) SAP
9 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.74%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.87%) IronPort
11 1 (0.93%) F5
11 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.93%) Mitel
11 1 (0.93%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.93%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.93%) Remedy
11 1 (0.93%) NetApp
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