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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Engineer
Rank 871 878 863
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 32 50 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.043% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.046% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 28 47 25
Average salary £46,250 £43,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.32% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £62,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.09%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Windows Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Engineer
Top 27 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 1 April 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 +18 32 £46,250 +6.32% 5
London -27 19 £55,000 +10.00% 3
City of London +19 13 £62,500 +19.04% 3
South East -20 5 £40,000 +18.51%
East Midlands +18 2 £21,500 -38.57%
Berkshire -12 2 £40,000 +18.51%
Gloucestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £31,500 -
Newbury - 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £31,500 - 1
Hampshire -2 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £21,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Essex - 1 £32,000 -
Manchester - 1 £32,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £21,500 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £52,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £32,000 -
East of England - 1 £32,000 -

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (54.67%) Active Directory
3 38 (50.67%) VMware
4 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
5 33 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (37.33%) Citrix
7 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (32.00%) SCCM
9 22 (29.33%) IIS
9 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
11 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (25.33%) SQL
13 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
14 17 (22.67%) MCSE
15 16 (21.33%) DNS
15 16 (21.33%) Finance
16 15 (20.00%) SAN
17 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
17 13 (17.33%) MCITP
18 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 11 (14.67%) NetBackup
20 10 (13.33%) ITIL
20 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
20 10 (13.33%) HP
20 10 (13.33%) ISA Server
20 10 (13.33%) Problem Management
20 10 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
21 9 (12.00%) Banking

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (29.33%) IIS
2 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) DNS
2 15 (20.00%) SAN
3 7 (9.33%) Firewall
4 5 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 4 (5.33%) VLAN
5 4 (5.33%) LAN
6 3 (4.00%) WAN
6 3 (4.00%) Kerberos
6 3 (4.00%) Wireless
7 2 (2.67%) 2G
7 2 (2.67%) LTE
7 2 (2.67%) 4G
7 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.67%) DHCP
7 2 (2.67%) UMTS
7 2 (2.67%) WLAN
7 2 (2.67%) GSM
7 2 (2.67%) 3G
8 1 (1.33%) LDAP
8 1 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) J2EE
2 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 4 (5.33%) Replication
3 4 (5.33%) Clustering
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Open Source
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) DTV
6 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.33%) Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) UNIX
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) ITIL
1 10 (13.33%) Problem Management
1 10 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
2 7 (9.33%) DevOps
3 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.67%) CRM
4 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (2.67%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.33%) High Availability
5 1 (1.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.33%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (1.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.33%) Time Management
5 1 (1.33%) Kanban
5 1 (1.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (25.33%) SQL
3 8 (10.67%) Perl
4 6 (8.00%) Python
5 5 (6.67%) VB
6 3 (4.00%) PHP
6 3 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) Java
7 2 (2.67%) Ruby
8 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (22.67%) MCSE
3 13 (17.33%) MCITP
4 9 (12.00%) Degree
5 8 (10.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (8.00%) CCA
6 6 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (6.67%) MCSA
7 5 (6.67%) MCP
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.33%) CCNA
9 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.33%) CCENT
9 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.33%) VCAP
9 1 (1.33%) CCAA
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 41 (54.67%) Active Directory
2 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.33%) ISA Server
4 8 (10.67%) XenApp
5 7 (9.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.00%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.00%) vSphere
7 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 24 (32.00%) SCCM
2 11 (14.67%) NetBackup
3 8 (10.67%) SCOM
4 2 (2.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.67%) Puppet
4 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.67%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.33%) Ansible
5 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.33%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.33%) Control-M
5 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (50.67%) VMware
2 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
3 28 (37.33%) Citrix
4 10 (13.33%) HP
5 8 (10.67%) Cisco
6 5 (6.67%) IronPort
7 4 (5.33%) Dell
8 3 (4.00%) NetApp
9 2 (2.67%) Avaya
9 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.67%) EMC
9 2 (2.67%) IBM
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle
9 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.33%) Polycom
10 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.33%) Speakerbus
10 1 (1.33%) LANDesk
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