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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Engineer
UK
Rank 373 416 322
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -94
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 643 698 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.68% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.71% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 569 643 880
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +49 622 £42,500 - 75
London -16 251 £50,000 +17.64% 37
South East +62 140 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Yorkshire +89 71 £37,500 +7.14% 4
West Yorkshire +83 62 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Leeds +78 50 £37,500 +15.38% 1
East of England +44 50 £35,500 -5.33% 6
North West -9 50 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Berkshire +36 47 £40,000 -12.56% 5
City of London +25 44 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Manchester -8 32 £32,500 -10.34% 2
Surrey +45 29 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Hertfordshire +30 26 £26,000 -17.46% 2
South West +27 25 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Sussex +19 19 £43,250 -22.42% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 19 £43,000 -14.00% 2
Cambridge +19 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Watford - 15 £25,000 - 1
Worthing - 15 £46,250 - 1
Reading +34 14 £46,250 -3.14% 3
Maidenhead +22 14 £42,500 +88.88%
Kent +14 14 £27,500 -35.29%
East Midlands +11 14 £40,000 +21.54% 2
Merseyside +1 14 £44,500 -19.09%
Bradford +17 12 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Northamptonshire +27 11 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +24 11 £52,500 +128.26% 5
Hampshire +18 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Midlands +7 11 £38,250 +3.37% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 10 £33,000 -5.71% 1

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 1377 (100.00%) Windows
2 791 (57.44%) Windows Server
3 717 (52.07%) Active Directory
4 668 (48.51%) Microsoft
5 607 (44.08%) VMware
6 441 (32.03%) PowerShell
7 417 (30.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 390 (28.32%) Linux
9 372 (27.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 356 (25.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 319 (23.17%) MS Exchange
12 316 (22.95%) SQL Server
13 302 (21.93%) Hyper-V
14 293 (21.28%) MS Excel
15 278 (20.19%) Finance
16 276 (20.04%) Office 365
17 256 (18.59%) SQL
18 229 (16.63%) Firewall
19 218 (15.83%) IIS
20 213 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
21 205 (14.89%) DNS
22 204 (14.81%) Cisco
22 204 (14.81%) ITIL
23 195 (14.16%) SCCM
24 188 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
25 179 (13.00%) DevOps
26 163 (11.84%) Citrix
27 160 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
28 157 (11.40%) MS Office
29 149 (10.82%) DHCP

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
1 319 (23.17%) MS Exchange
2 218 (15.83%) IIS
3 118 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 116 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 81 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 76 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 65 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 41 (2.98%) Apache
9 36 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
11 29 (2.11%) Tomcat
12 23 (1.67%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.02%) Confluence
14 11 (0.80%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.58%) JBoss
15 8 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
16 5 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 293 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 157 (11.40%) MS Office
3 18 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.22%) HipChat
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
6 2 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 6 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.073%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 276 (20.04%) Office 365
2 213 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.60%) PaaS
6 21 (1.53%) SaaS
7 19 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (1.31%) IaaS
9 17 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.58%) GitHub
13 7 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 4 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.29%) G Suite
15 4 (0.29%) Mimecast
16 2 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 229 (16.63%) Firewall
2 205 (14.89%) DNS
3 149 (10.82%) DHCP
4 141 (10.24%) SAN
5 118 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 90 (6.54%) LAN
7 82 (5.95%) WAN
8 78 (5.66%) VPN
9 67 (4.87%) Internet
10 58 (4.21%) VLAN
11 57 (4.14%) Skype
12 41 (2.98%) VoIP
13 40 (2.90%) Wireless
14 34 (2.47%) NAS
15 24 (1.74%) SSL
16 22 (1.60%) NetScaler
16 22 (1.60%) SMTP
16 22 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (1.45%) iSCSI
17 20 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 64 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (1.74%) MySQL
4 24 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (1.31%) NoSQL
6 16 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.80%) Big Data
10 6 (0.44%) InfluxDB
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.36%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.22%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.15%) DB2
13 2 (0.15%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.073%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 77 (5.59%) Octopus Deploy
1 77 (5.59%) TeamCity
2 64 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 44 (3.20%) JIRA
4 42 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (2.69%) MSBuild
6 34 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (2.40%) Git (software)
8 27 (1.96%) Hudson
9 12 (0.87%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.73%) JMeter
11 9 (0.65%) Subversion
11 9 (0.65%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.44%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.22%) NuGet
14 2 (0.15%) Maven
14 2 (0.15%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.15%) NUnit
14 2 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
14 2 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 278 (20.19%) Finance
2 99 (7.19%) Banking
3 52 (3.78%) Games
4 35 (2.54%) Back Office
5 26 (1.89%) Law
6 23 (1.67%) Legal
7 22 (1.60%) Marketing
7 22 (1.60%) Retail
8 21 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.02%) Publishing
11 13 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.87%) Italian Language
13 11 (0.80%) French Language
14 7 (0.51%) Electronics
15 6 (0.44%) German Language
16 5 (0.36%) Advertising
17 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (7.26%) .NET
2 77 (5.59%) Web Services
3 21 (1.53%) .NET Framework
3 21 (1.53%) Middleware
3 21 (1.53%) MSMQ
3 21 (1.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 19 (1.38%) HTML
5 18 (1.31%) Software Packaging
6 17 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.94%) CSS
8 12 (0.87%) jQuery
8 12 (0.87%) WCF
9 11 (0.80%) MAPI
9 11 (0.80%) WPF
10 10 (0.73%) JSON
10 10 (0.73%) SOAP
11 9 (0.65%) Entity Framework
11 9 (0.65%) NHibernate
12 8 (0.58%) REST
12 8 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (5.95%) Data Centre
2 80 (5.81%) Clustering
3 67 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.12%) Hedge funds
5 39 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 38 (2.76%) Driving Licence
7 34 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 32 (2.32%) Blackberry
9 28 (2.03%) Private Cloud
10 25 (1.82%) PKI
11 17 (1.23%) Fintech
12 16 (1.16%) iPad
13 14 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (0.94%) EPoS
14 13 (0.94%) Replication
15 12 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
16 11 (0.80%) Contactless
16 11 (0.80%) HP StoreVirtual
17 10 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1377 (100.00%) Windows
2 791 (57.44%) Windows Server
3 417 (30.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 390 (28.32%) Linux
5 356 (25.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (8.35%) Windows 7
7 108 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 102 (7.41%) Unix
9 69 (5.01%) Windows 10
10 62 (4.50%) Windows 8
11 47 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (2.47%) CentOS
12 34 (2.47%) Windows XP
13 29 (2.11%) Mac OS X
14 27 (1.96%) Ubuntu
15 18 (1.31%) Apple iOS
15 18 (1.31%) Mac OS
16 16 (1.16%) Fedora
17 15 (1.09%) HPUX
18 14 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (14.81%) ITIL
2 179 (13.00%) DevOps
3 122 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (6.68%) Migration
5 88 (6.39%) Configuration Management
6 84 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 79 (5.74%) Software Engineering
8 65 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (3.99%) Mentoring
10 52 (3.78%) Server Building
11 49 (3.56%) Security Patching
12 45 (3.27%) Scrum
13 43 (3.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (3.05%) Project Management
15 41 (2.98%) Change Management
16 40 (2.90%) Problem Management
17 38 (2.76%) High Availability
18 34 (2.47%) Multithreading
19 33 (2.40%) Patch Management
19 33 (2.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 441 (32.03%) PowerShell
2 256 (18.59%) SQL
3 105 (7.63%) Python
4 98 (7.12%) C#
5 74 (5.37%) C++
6 63 (4.58%) Java
7 54 (3.92%) Perl
8 49 (3.56%) C
9 47 (3.41%) Ruby
10 44 (3.20%) Bash Shell
11 25 (1.82%) Shell Script
11 25 (1.82%) VB
12 21 (1.53%) Bourne shell
13 19 (1.38%) Korn
14 18 (1.31%) JavaScript
15 15 (1.09%) VBScript
16 7 (0.51%) VBA
17 4 (0.29%) PHP
17 4 (0.29%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 188 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (10.24%) MCSE
3 105 (7.63%) Degree
4 74 (5.37%) MCSA
5 63 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (3.99%) MCP
7 51 (3.70%) CCNA
8 45 (3.27%) Security Cleared
9 36 (2.61%) CCNP
9 36 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (2.25%) MCITP
11 24 (1.74%) SC Cleared
12 17 (1.23%) CISSP
12 17 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.73%) MCTS
14 9 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.58%) CCSE
16 7 (0.51%) CEH
16 7 (0.51%) GCIA
16 7 (0.51%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.43%) SLA
2 8 (0.58%) QA
3 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.36%) MiFID
5 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.073%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.073%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.073%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.073%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 717 (52.07%) Active Directory
2 372 (27.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 302 (21.93%) Hyper-V
4 84 (6.10%) vSphere
5 73 (5.30%) XenApp
6 69 (5.01%) VMware ESX
7 54 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (2.25%) Firmware
9 29 (2.11%) XenDesktop
10 22 (1.60%) Terminal Services
11 17 (1.23%) XenServer
12 16 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
14 14 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (0.87%) Docker
16 10 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (0.73%) NFS
17 5 (0.36%) VMware Server
18 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 195 (14.16%) SCCM
2 131 (9.51%) SCOM
3 127 (9.22%) Puppet
4 105 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
5 78 (5.66%) Ansible
6 42 (3.05%) Nagios
7 30 (2.18%) Backup Exec
8 27 (1.96%) NetBackup
9 25 (1.82%) WSUS
10 22 (1.60%) SCSM
11 15 (1.09%) SCOrch
12 12 (0.87%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
14 9 (0.65%) FortiGate
14 9 (0.65%) Salt
14 9 (0.65%) Terraform
15 7 (0.51%) Grafana
15 7 (0.51%) Packer
15 7 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 668 (48.51%) Microsoft
2 607 (44.08%) VMware
3 204 (14.81%) Cisco
4 163 (11.84%) Citrix
5 130 (9.44%) HP
6 67 (4.87%) NetApp
7 63 (4.58%) Red Hat
8 41 (2.98%) Apple
9 38 (2.76%) Dell
10 35 (2.54%) Google
10 35 (2.54%) Oracle
11 33 (2.40%) Symantec
12 30 (2.18%) EMC
13 27 (1.96%) 3PAR
14 24 (1.74%) Sophos
15 23 (1.67%) SolarWinds
16 22 (1.60%) CommVault
17 20 (1.45%) Meraki
18 19 (1.38%) Veeam
19 18 (1.31%) IBM
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum Circa £24000 Depending on Expereienc
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on call
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £23k to £28k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per week + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + MCSE training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago