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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Engineer
Rank 844 834 861
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 52 47 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.044% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.047% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 33
Average salary £58,750 £52,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £41,250 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Windows Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Engineer
Top 9 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 17 September 2014. 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 -26 52 £58,750 +17.50% 6
London +20 43 £60,000 -2.04% 5
City of London +12 6 £65,000 +1.96% 2
Reading -6 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire -8 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South East -23 5 £55,000 +12.82% 1
North West - 4 £18,000 -
Manchester - 4 £18,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £47,500 -

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (74.51%) Active Directory
3 67 (65.69%) VMware
4 64 (62.75%) Microsoft
5 47 (46.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (46.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (42.16%) MS Exchange
7 42 (41.18%) IIS
8 34 (33.33%) DNS
9 33 (32.35%) TCP/IP
10 32 (31.37%) SCCM
11 31 (30.39%) SQL Server
12 30 (29.41%) Citrix
13 29 (28.43%) DHCP
13 29 (28.43%) Clustering
13 29 (28.43%) PowerShell
14 27 (26.47%) SAN
15 24 (23.53%) MS Excel
15 24 (23.53%) WSUS
16 23 (22.55%) SCOM
17 21 (20.59%) vSphere
18 20 (19.61%) SQL
18 20 (19.61%) SharePoint
19 19 (18.63%) Finance
20 18 (17.65%) HP
21 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
22 16 (15.69%) HTTP
22 16 (15.69%) SSL
22 16 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
23 15 (14.71%) IPv4

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 43 (42.16%) MS Exchange
2 42 (41.18%) IIS
3 20 (19.61%) SharePoint
4 16 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.92%) Lync
6 4 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) IaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.33%) DNS
2 33 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 29 (28.43%) DHCP
4 27 (26.47%) SAN
5 16 (15.69%) HTTP
5 16 (15.69%) SSL
6 15 (14.71%) IPv4
6 15 (14.71%) NAS
7 13 (12.75%) SNMP
8 6 (5.88%) Firewall
9 4 (3.92%) WAN
10 2 (1.96%) SMTP
10 2 (1.96%) VPN
10 2 (1.96%) tcpdump
10 2 (1.96%) snoop
10 2 (1.96%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.96%) LAN
11 1 (0.98%) Internet
11 1 (0.98%) BGP
11 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.84%) MySQL
4 7 (6.86%) Redis
4 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.86%) MariaDB
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) AdminStudio
2 3 (2.94%) MSI
3 1 (0.98%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.98%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Banking
3 8 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.90%) Law
5 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Front Office
6 2 (1.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) Application Packaging
2 8 (7.84%) .NET
3 7 (6.86%) MSMQ
3 7 (6.86%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.98%) OCX
4 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.43%) Clustering
2 15 (14.71%) Hedge funds
3 8 (7.84%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.94%) Celerra
5 2 (1.96%) Firmware
5 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) iPhone
6 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.98%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (46.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.90%) Linux
7 3 (2.94%) Solaris
7 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.98%) UNIX
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.98%) Debian
8 1 (0.98%) Android
8 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.73%) Load Balancing
2 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce
2 9 (8.82%) ITIL
3 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (2.94%) CRM
4 3 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (1.96%) Migration
5 2 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (1.96%) Mentoring
5 2 (1.96%) Project Management
5 2 (1.96%) Change Management
5 2 (1.96%) High Availability
5 2 (1.96%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (1.96%) Software Distribution
6 1 (0.98%) Low Latency
6 1 (0.98%) Software Deployment
6 1 (0.98%) Problem Management
6 1 (0.98%) Release Management
6 1 (0.98%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.43%) PowerShell
2 20 (19.61%) SQL
3 13 (12.75%) Ruby
4 7 (6.86%) C#
5 4 (3.92%) VBScript
5 4 (3.92%) VB
6 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.94%) Perl
7 2 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) MCSA
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 76 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 47 (46.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (20.59%) vSphere
4 14 (13.73%) VMware ESX
5 12 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (4.90%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.94%) XenApp
8 3 (2.94%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.96%) UAG
10 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.98%) XenServer
10 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.98%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 32 (31.37%) SCCM
2 24 (23.53%) WSUS
3 23 (22.55%) SCOM
4 11 (10.78%) Puppet
5 10 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (9.80%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.94%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.96%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.98%) MOM
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.98%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.98%) WMI
9 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.98%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 67 (65.69%) VMware
2 64 (62.75%) Microsoft
3 30 (29.41%) Citrix
4 18 (17.65%) HP
5 13 (12.75%) Symantec
6 12 (11.76%) Cisco
7 9 (8.82%) NetApp
7 9 (8.82%) Websense
8 7 (6.86%) IBM
9 5 (4.90%) EMC
10 4 (3.92%) CA
10 4 (3.92%) F5
11 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.94%) Sophos
11 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.94%) Dell
12 2 (1.96%) Oracle
12 2 (1.96%) Sun
12 2 (1.96%) AppSense
12 2 (1.96%) Altiris
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