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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Engineer
Rank 832 882 813
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 65 49 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.042% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.044% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 63 42 69
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £42,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%

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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 28 July 2015 within the UK.

Windows Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Engineer
Top 23 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 28 July 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 +58 64 £50,000 -9.09% 9
London +26 44 £51,500 -10.43% 6
City of London +15 10 £57,500 +4.54% 1
South East +27 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Surrey +11 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Staines - 8 £50,000 -
East of England - 5 £47,500 - 1
North West - 4 £30,750 -
Manchester - 4 £30,750 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £37,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £24,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £24,000 -
Halifax - 2 £37,750 -
Scotland +15 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 1 £34,000 -28.42%
Moray - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Inverness - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £47,500 -
Nairn - 1 - -

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (44.95%) VMware
3 45 (41.28%) Active Directory
4 42 (38.53%) PowerShell
5 40 (36.70%) Finance
6 35 (32.11%) Citrix
7 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (30.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (27.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (27.52%) Microsoft
10 26 (23.85%) MS Exchange
11 22 (20.18%) SCCM
12 21 (19.27%) IIS
12 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
13 20 (18.35%) SQL
14 18 (16.51%) MCSE
14 18 (16.51%) HP
15 17 (15.60%) DevOps
16 16 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (14.68%) SAN
17 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
17 14 (12.84%) VB
17 14 (12.84%) VMware Server
18 13 (11.93%) Degree
18 13 (11.93%) Banking
18 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (11.01%) Cisco
19 12 (11.01%) Perl

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (23.85%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.27%) IIS
3 16 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.67%) Lync
7 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.92%) nginx
9 1 (0.92%) Apache
9 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.59%) Office 365
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) SAN
2 12 (11.01%) Firewall
3 8 (7.34%) DNS
4 7 (6.42%) LAN
4 7 (6.42%) WAN
5 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.50%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.67%) DHCP
6 4 (3.67%) FTP
7 3 (2.75%) SMTP
7 3 (2.75%) VLAN
8 2 (1.83%) 2G
8 2 (1.83%) UMTS
8 2 (1.83%) GSM
8 2 (1.83%) 3G
8 2 (1.83%) LTE
8 2 (1.83%) 4G
9 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 40 (36.70%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Retail
4 6 (5.50%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.75%) Law
8 2 (1.83%) Front Office
9 1 (0.92%) Electronics
9 1 (0.92%) Games
9 1 (0.92%) Legal
9 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) .NET
2 7 (6.42%) Web Services
3 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Hedge funds
2 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.67%) Clustering
5 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.75%) Replication
6 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) DTV
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (30.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (10.09%) Linux
6 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.75%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.75%) Android
10 2 (1.83%) UNIX
10 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.60%) DevOps
2 10 (9.17%) ITIL
3 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.59%) Server Building
4 5 (4.59%) Low Latency
4 5 (4.59%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
5 4 (3.67%) Migration
6 3 (2.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.75%) Server Hardening
6 3 (2.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.75%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (1.83%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.83%) E-Commerce
7 2 (1.83%) Time Management
7 2 (1.83%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.92%) High Availability
8 1 (0.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.92%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.53%) PowerShell
2 20 (18.35%) SQL
3 14 (12.84%) VB
4 12 (11.01%) Perl
5 5 (4.59%) C#
5 5 (4.59%) VBScript
6 3 (2.75%) Python
6 3 (2.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.75%) Java
7 2 (1.83%) Ruby
7 2 (1.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (16.51%) MCSE
3 13 (11.93%) Degree
4 11 (10.09%) MCP
5 9 (8.26%) MCSA
5 9 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (8.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (7.34%) CCNA
7 7 (6.42%) CCA
7 7 (6.42%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (6.42%) CCNP
8 4 (3.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.92%) CCENT
9 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 45 (41.28%) Active Directory
2 30 (27.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.84%) VMware Server
4 9 (8.26%) vSphere
5 8 (7.34%) XenApp
6 6 (5.50%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.75%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.92%) Varnish
8 1 (0.92%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.92%) Firmware
8 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) SCOM
3 5 (4.59%) WSUS
4 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.92%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 49 (44.95%) VMware
2 35 (32.11%) Citrix
3 30 (27.52%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.51%) HP
5 12 (11.01%) Cisco
6 7 (6.42%) Dell
7 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.67%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.67%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.75%) IronPort
10 2 (1.83%) Remedy
11 1 (0.92%) F5
11 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.92%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (0.92%) NetApp
11 1 (0.92%) Veritas
11 1 (0.92%) IBM
11 1 (0.92%) SAP
11 1 (0.92%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.92%) Fujitsu
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