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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Engineer
Rank 845 846 852
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 36 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.044% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.046% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 19
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £30,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -2.77%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 35 £50,000 +16.27% 8
London +9 23 £62,500 +21.95% 4
City of London +10 14 £62,500 +33.68% 1
South East -25 4 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Berkshire -4 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Reading -6 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
East Midlands - 3 £28,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £31,500 -
South West - 2 £31,500 - 2
Scotland +9 1 - - 2
Moray - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £32,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Nairn - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £36,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £21,500 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £36,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £21,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £32,000 -

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (58.89%) Active Directory
3 49 (54.44%) VMware
4 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 37 (41.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (34.44%) IIS
8 29 (32.22%) Citrix
9 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (28.89%) SCCM
12 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
12 23 (25.56%) SQL
12 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
13 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (22.22%) MS Exchange
15 19 (21.11%) DNS
15 19 (21.11%) MCSE
15 19 (21.11%) Finance
16 18 (20.00%) SAN
17 16 (17.78%) SharePoint
17 16 (17.78%) MCITP
18 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (14.44%) ITIL
19 12 (13.33%) Cisco
20 11 (12.22%) HP
20 11 (12.22%) Banking
21 10 (11.11%) NetBackup
21 10 (11.11%) ISA Server
21 10 (11.11%) Problem Management

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (34.44%) IIS
2 20 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 16 (17.78%) SharePoint
4 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.11%) JBoss
9 1 (1.11%) Apache
9 1 (1.11%) TeamSite
9 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.11%) DNS
2 18 (20.00%) SAN
3 8 (8.89%) Firewall
4 5 (5.56%) VLAN
4 5 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 5 (5.56%) FTP
5 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.33%) LAN
6 3 (3.33%) DHCP
6 3 (3.33%) Wireless
6 3 (3.33%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.22%) Internet
7 2 (2.22%) LDAP
7 2 (2.22%) WLAN
7 2 (2.22%) WAN
8 1 (1.11%) VPN
8 1 (1.11%) HTTP
8 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Subversion
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.33%) Law
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) J2EE
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.67%) Clustering
3 5 (5.56%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.22%) Open Source
6 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) DTV
7 1 (1.11%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (41.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (1.11%) UNIX
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.44%) ITIL
2 10 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 10 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
3 6 (6.67%) DevOps
4 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.33%) CRM
5 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.22%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.22%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.22%) Time Management
6 2 (2.22%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.11%) High Availability
7 1 (1.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.11%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (1.11%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.11%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
1 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.78%) Perl
3 6 (6.67%) Python
4 5 (5.56%) VB
5 3 (3.33%) PHP
5 3 (3.33%) C#
5 3 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.22%) VBScript
6 2 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (21.11%) MCSE
3 16 (17.78%) MCITP
4 9 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.78%) MCSA
5 7 (7.78%) Degree
6 6 (6.67%) CCA
6 6 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.33%) MCP
7 3 (3.33%) MCPD
7 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.11%) CCNA
9 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.11%) MCSM
9 1 (1.11%) CCENT
9 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 53 (58.89%) Active Directory
2 34 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.11%) ISA Server
4 9 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (10.00%) XenApp
5 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.33%) VMware Server
6 3 (3.33%) vSphere
6 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 26 (28.89%) SCCM
2 10 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 8 (8.89%) SCOM
4 3 (3.33%) Puppet
5 2 (2.22%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.11%) Ansible
6 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.11%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.11%) WSUS
6 1 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.11%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.11%) Control-M
6 1 (1.11%) Nagios
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 49 (54.44%) VMware
2 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (32.22%) Citrix
4 12 (13.33%) Cisco
5 11 (12.22%) HP
6 5 (5.56%) IronPort
7 4 (4.44%) LANDesk
7 4 (4.44%) Websense
7 4 (4.44%) Dell
7 4 (4.44%) NetApp
8 3 (3.33%) Avaya
8 3 (3.33%) EMC
8 3 (3.33%) Intel
9 2 (2.22%) IBM
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle
9 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.22%) Remedy
9 2 (2.22%) AppSense
9 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.22%) Polycom
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago