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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Engineer
UK
Rank 384 418 321
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -97
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 628 700 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.70% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.72% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 525 651 900
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +45 609 £42,500 - 84
London -12 275 £55,000 +29.41% 27
South East +37 127 £37,500 -11.76% 23
North West +3 59 £32,500 -7.14% 7
City of London +49 57 £60,000 +41.17% 6
Yorkshire +61 45 £37,000 - 11
East of England +36 43 £42,500 -8.10% 6
West Yorkshire +60 38 £37,000 -1.33% 9
Berkshire +32 37 £37,500 -19.35% 7
Leeds +52 36 £37,000 +2.06% 5
Manchester -16 34 £31,500 -10.00% 6
Surrey +20 29 £50,000 +25.78% 4
South West +13 28 £34,000 -10.52% 2
West Sussex +30 25 £34,250 +24.54% 2
Merseyside +6 24 £50,000 +25.00%
Worthing - 23 - - 1
Hertfordshire +26 20 £26,000 -56.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +22 20 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Reading +37 18 £26,750 -43.68% 2
Cambridge +12 18 £47,000 -6.00% 3
East Midlands +15 17 £40,000 +21.54% 4
Gloucestershire +7 17 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Liverpool +1 16 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands -2 15 £35,500 +40.59% 1
Stockport +17 12 £26,500 -24.28%
Northamptonshire +11 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Watford - 12 £25,000 - 1
Hampshire +20 11 £35,750 -28.50% 2
Maidenhead - 11 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +24 10 £31,500 -10.00%

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 1363 (100.00%) Windows
2 769 (56.42%) Windows Server
3 680 (49.89%) Active Directory
4 670 (49.16%) Microsoft
5 609 (44.68%) VMware
6 417 (30.59%) PowerShell
7 405 (29.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 401 (29.42%) Linux
9 370 (27.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 356 (26.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 297 (21.79%) MS Exchange
12 295 (21.64%) Hyper-V
13 294 (21.57%) MS Excel
14 285 (20.91%) SQL Server
14 285 (20.91%) Finance
15 262 (19.22%) Office 365
16 249 (18.27%) ITIL
17 244 (17.90%) SQL
18 234 (17.17%) Firewall
19 214 (15.70%) Cisco
20 212 (15.55%) IIS
21 199 (14.60%) SCCM
22 196 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
23 192 (14.09%) DNS
24 181 (13.28%) DevOps
25 178 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
26 159 (11.67%) MS Office
27 147 (10.79%) Citrix
28 145 (10.64%) Windows 7
29 140 (10.27%) SAN

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
1 297 (21.79%) MS Exchange
2 212 (15.55%) IIS
3 120 (8.80%) SharePoint
4 103 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 86 (6.31%) Skype for Business
6 70 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 68 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 40 (2.93%) Apache
9 28 (2.05%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (1.83%) WebSphere
12 23 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (1.17%) Confluence
14 9 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
14 9 (0.66%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.51%) JBoss
15 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 294 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 159 (11.67%) MS Office
3 23 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.22%) HipChat
7 2 (0.15%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 7 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.073%) Eikon
3 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 262 (19.22%) Office 365
2 178 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.54%) PaaS
4 21 (1.54%) SaaS
5 19 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (1.17%) IaaS
9 14 (1.03%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.59%) GitHub
11 7 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.51%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.44%) G Suite
13 5 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 234 (17.17%) Firewall
2 192 (14.09%) DNS
3 140 (10.27%) SAN
4 138 (10.12%) DHCP
5 114 (8.36%) TCP/IP
6 93 (6.82%) WAN
7 91 (6.68%) VPN
8 90 (6.60%) LAN
9 58 (4.26%) Internet
10 57 (4.18%) Skype
11 53 (3.89%) NAS
12 45 (3.30%) VoIP
13 43 (3.15%) VLAN
14 35 (2.57%) Wireless
15 25 (1.83%) Network Security
16 24 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
17 22 (1.61%) SSL
18 20 (1.47%) MPLS
19 19 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
20 16 (1.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (2.35%) MySQL
5 25 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (0.81%) Big Data
9 10 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.44%) InfluxDB
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.37%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.37%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.29%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.15%) UniData
15 1 (0.073%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 80 (5.87%) TeamCity
2 73 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
3 68 (4.99%) Jenkins
4 45 (3.30%) JIRA
5 40 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (2.71%) Git (software)
7 36 (2.64%) MSBuild
8 33 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (1.91%) Hudson
10 13 (0.95%) JMeter
11 12 (0.88%) Subversion
12 10 (0.73%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.59%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio
15 3 (0.22%) Maven
15 3 (0.22%) NuGet
16 2 (0.15%) Mercurial
16 2 (0.15%) NUnit
16 2 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
16 2 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 285 (20.91%) Finance
2 99 (7.26%) Banking
3 49 (3.60%) Games
4 40 (2.93%) Back Office
5 37 (2.71%) Law
6 28 (2.05%) Retail
7 27 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.83%) Legal
9 22 (1.61%) Marketing
10 21 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.88%) Italian Language
12 11 (0.81%) Publishing
13 7 (0.51%) Electronics
13 7 (0.51%) French Language
13 7 (0.51%) German Language
14 6 (0.44%) Advertising
15 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (6.60%) .NET
2 74 (5.43%) Web Services
3 23 (1.69%) HTML
4 21 (1.54%) Middleware
4 21 (1.54%) MSMQ
4 21 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 18 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 17 (1.25%) ASP.NET
7 15 (1.10%) JSON
7 15 (1.10%) SOAP
8 14 (1.03%) CSS
8 14 (1.03%) jQuery
9 12 (0.88%) Software Packaging
10 9 (0.66%) MAPI
11 8 (0.59%) REST
11 8 (0.59%) WPF
12 6 (0.44%) Entity Framework
12 6 (0.44%) NHibernate
12 6 (0.44%) WCF
13 5 (0.37%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.72%) Data Centre
2 76 (5.58%) Clustering
3 60 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (3.01%) Driving Licence
5 36 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 29 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 28 (2.05%) Private Cloud
9 25 (1.83%) Blackberry
10 24 (1.76%) PKI
11 17 (1.25%) iPad
12 16 (1.17%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.03%) Fintech
13 14 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (0.81%) Contactless
15 10 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
15 10 (0.73%) iPhone
16 9 (0.66%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1363 (100.00%) Windows
2 769 (56.42%) Windows Server
3 405 (29.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 401 (29.42%) Linux
5 356 (26.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 145 (10.64%) Windows 7
7 110 (8.07%) Unix
8 105 (7.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 74 (5.43%) Windows 10
10 73 (5.36%) Windows 8
11 59 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (2.57%) Mac OS X
13 34 (2.49%) CentOS
14 29 (2.13%) Windows XP
15 26 (1.91%) Ubuntu
16 19 (1.39%) Apple iOS
17 18 (1.32%) Fedora
18 17 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
19 12 (0.88%) Android
19 12 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (18.27%) ITIL
2 181 (13.28%) DevOps
3 118 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 87 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 80 (5.87%) Software Engineering
7 75 (5.50%) Migration
8 63 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (4.62%) Mentoring
9 51 (3.74%) Server Building
10 49 (3.60%) Patch Management
11 46 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (3.37%) Problem Management
12 44 (3.23%) Change Management
13 43 (3.15%) Security Patching
14 42 (3.08%) Project Management
14 42 (3.08%) Scrum
15 39 (2.86%) Change Control
16 38 (2.79%) High Availability
17 34 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 417 (30.59%) PowerShell
2 244 (17.90%) SQL
3 117 (8.58%) Python
4 94 (6.90%) C#
5 79 (5.80%) C++
6 65 (4.77%) Perl
7 64 (4.70%) Java
8 52 (3.82%) Ruby
9 49 (3.60%) Bash Shell
10 45 (3.30%) C
11 31 (2.27%) Shell Script
12 22 (1.61%) Bourne shell
12 22 (1.61%) JavaScript
13 21 (1.54%) Korn
13 21 (1.54%) VBScript
14 16 (1.17%) VB
15 6 (0.44%) VBA
16 4 (0.29%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.29%) PHP
17 3 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 196 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 138 (10.12%) MCSE
3 94 (6.90%) Degree
4 80 (5.87%) MCSA
5 65 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (4.18%) MCP
7 56 (4.11%) CCNA
8 50 (3.67%) Security Cleared
9 43 (3.15%) MCITP
10 35 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (2.05%) SC Cleared
12 25 (1.83%) CCNP
13 16 (1.17%) CISSP
14 14 (1.03%) DV Cleared
14 14 (1.03%) MCTS
15 13 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.59%) GIAC
16 8 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (0.59%) Security+ Certification
16 8 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.99%) SLA
2 11 (0.81%) QA
3 9 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.51%) HIPAA
5 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.29%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.073%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.073%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.073%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 680 (49.89%) Active Directory
2 370 (27.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (21.64%) Hyper-V
4 81 (5.94%) vSphere
5 75 (5.50%) XenApp
6 74 (5.43%) VMware ESX
7 39 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (2.42%) Firmware
9 26 (1.91%) Terminal Services
10 24 (1.76%) XenDesktop
11 21 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (1.25%) Docker
13 16 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (1.03%) XenServer
15 11 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
16 10 (0.73%) NFS
16 10 (0.73%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
18 7 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
19 6 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 199 (14.60%) SCCM
2 132 (9.68%) SCOM
3 125 (9.17%) Puppet
4 102 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (5.80%) Ansible
6 44 (3.23%) Nagios
7 36 (2.64%) WSUS
8 22 (1.61%) NetBackup
9 19 (1.39%) SCSM
10 15 (1.10%) Backup Exec
11 13 (0.95%) SCVMM
12 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
12 12 (0.88%) SCOrch
13 11 (0.81%) Kibana
13 11 (0.81%) Terraform
14 10 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.66%) FortiGate
15 9 (0.66%) Salt
16 8 (0.59%) OpenView
17 7 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 670 (49.16%) Microsoft
2 609 (44.68%) VMware
3 214 (15.70%) Cisco
4 147 (10.79%) Citrix
5 133 (9.76%) HP
6 81 (5.94%) Red Hat
7 72 (5.28%) NetApp
8 46 (3.37%) Apple
9 35 (2.57%) EMC
10 34 (2.49%) Dell
10 34 (2.49%) Oracle
11 32 (2.35%) Google
12 25 (1.83%) CommVault
13 21 (1.54%) 3PAR
13 21 (1.54%) Sophos
14 19 (1.39%) CheckPoint
14 19 (1.39%) Meraki
14 19 (1.39%) SolarWinds
14 19 (1.39%) Symantec
15 18 (1.32%) IBM
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum Circa £28000 + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Car, Phone, Laptop, Training, Overtime
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excllent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + pension + excellent training opportunities
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full MCSE training
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oakham, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holiday, Pension, Private
Posted: Yesterday
Wantage, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum £35,000 + Benefits including Gym and Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pensions, Healthcare, Bonus, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago