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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 374 333 385
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 793 1009 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.92% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.96% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 703 895 806
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 2016 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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -51 737 £40,000 +6.66% 93
London -35 355 £47,500 +5.55% 38
South East -1 179 £38,000 +1.33% 21
Berkshire +23 64 £45,000 +38.46%
City of London +50 55 £51,500 +21.17% 11
Yorkshire +20 50 £35,000 - 3
East of England -37 41 £35,000 - 5
East Midlands +36 37 £30,000 -24.05% 3
South West -28 26 £40,000 +33.33% 6
West Yorkshire 0 25 £36,000 +4.34% 3
West Midlands -1 25 £40,000 +69.31% 9
Hampshire +18 24 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Surrey -28 24 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Scotland +14 21 £43,250 +54.46% 4
Edinburgh +25 19 £43,250 +54.46% 1
North West -8 19 £35,000 +6.06% 7
Oxfordshire -23 18 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Buckinghamshire +30 15 £22,500 -40.00% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +10 15 £39,000 +0.64% 1
Hertfordshire 0 15 £42,500 +36.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -16 15 £35,000 - 2
Leeds +11 14 £36,000 +1.40% 2
Reading -7 14 £54,000 +74.19%
Manchester -11 14 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Southampton - 14 £38,000 -
Coventry +20 13 £42,500 +75.25% 2
North Yorkshire +12 13 £26,000 -30.66%
Nottingham +20 12 £25,000 -12.28% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 12 £25,000 -12.28% 2
Cambridge -12 12 £35,000 -3.44% 2

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 1520 (100.00%) Windows
2 902 (59.34%) Windows Server
3 803 (52.83%) Active Directory
4 720 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 713 (46.91%) VMware
6 477 (31.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 461 (30.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 406 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 402 (26.45%) Linux
10 357 (23.49%) MS Exchange
11 354 (23.29%) PowerShell
12 343 (22.57%) Cisco
13 318 (20.92%) MS Excel
14 314 (20.66%) Hyper-V
15 298 (19.61%) Firewall
16 277 (18.22%) Finance
17 272 (17.89%) Office 365
18 269 (17.70%) SQL
19 263 (17.30%) SQL Server
20 261 (17.17%) DNS
21 252 (16.58%) ITIL
22 242 (15.92%) Citrix
23 217 (14.28%) Microsoft Certification
24 212 (13.95%) Windows 7
25 206 (13.55%) IIS
26 203 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
27 199 (13.09%) SAN
28 197 (12.96%) TCP/IP
29 189 (12.43%) MCSE
30 182 (11.97%) SCCM

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
1 357 (23.49%) MS Exchange
2 206 (13.55%) IIS
3 170 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 114 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 107 (7.04%) SharePoint
6 96 (6.32%) Skype for Business
7 84 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 68 (4.47%) Tomcat
9 67 (4.41%) Apache
10 46 (3.03%) Confluence
11 31 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
12 30 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 29 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (1.51%) OpenStack
15 21 (1.38%) JBoss
16 16 (1.05%) WebLogic
17 14 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
18 13 (0.86%) WebSphere
19 10 (0.66%) CloudStack
19 10 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 318 (20.92%) MS Excel
2 180 (11.84%) MS Office
3 7 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.066%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.066%) HipChat
5 1 (0.066%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.066%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.13%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.13%) Summit
2 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.066%) Eikon
3 1 (0.066%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.066%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.066%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.066%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 272 (17.89%) Office 365
2 168 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (2.57%) SaaS
5 34 (2.24%) PaaS
6 30 (1.97%) IaaS
7 28 (1.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (1.58%) Yammer
9 14 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.86%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.46%) GitHub
11 7 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.33%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.13%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.066%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.066%) AWS OpsWorks
15 1 (0.066%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 298 (19.61%) Firewall
2 261 (17.17%) DNS
3 199 (13.09%) SAN
4 197 (12.96%) TCP/IP
5 161 (10.59%) DHCP
6 151 (9.93%) LAN
7 146 (9.61%) WAN
8 87 (5.72%) VPN
9 67 (4.41%) VoIP
10 53 (3.49%) VLAN
11 48 (3.16%) Internet
11 48 (3.16%) NAS
12 47 (3.09%) Wireless
13 35 (2.30%) HTTP
14 25 (1.64%) NetScaler
14 25 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
14 25 (1.64%) Skype
15 22 (1.45%) SMTP
16 20 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (1.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (2.24%) MySQL
4 26 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (1.58%) Big Data
6 22 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.72%) Redis
9 9 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.53%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.39%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.33%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.26%) Kalido
14 3 (0.20%) GIS
14 3 (0.20%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.20%) UniData
Development Applications
1 79 (5.20%) Jenkins
2 58 (3.82%) JIRA
2 58 (3.82%) TeamCity
3 40 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 39 (2.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 32 (2.11%) Git (software)
6 26 (1.71%) Subversion
7 15 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.72%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.46%) Ant
10 7 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.46%) Maven
11 5 (0.33%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.33%) WinDbg
12 3 (0.20%) Hamcrest
12 3 (0.20%) Hudson
12 3 (0.20%) JUnit
12 3 (0.20%) Mockito
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 277 (18.22%) Finance
2 91 (5.99%) Banking
3 45 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 42 (2.76%) Law
4 42 (2.76%) Retail
5 38 (2.50%) Games
6 37 (2.43%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.91%) Marketing
8 20 (1.32%) Publishing
9 16 (1.05%) Back Office
10 12 (0.79%) Electronics
10 12 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.59%) Legal
12 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.20%) Advertising
13 3 (0.20%) Automotive
13 3 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.13%) German Language
15 1 (0.066%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (7.24%) .NET
2 64 (4.21%) Web Services
3 27 (1.78%) ASP.NET
4 21 (1.38%) LAMP
5 14 (0.92%) STL
6 12 (0.79%) JSON
7 10 (0.66%) HTML
7 10 (0.66%) SOAP
8 9 (0.59%) ELK Stack
8 9 (0.59%) WPF
9 8 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (0.53%) Node.js
9 8 (0.53%) WCF
9 8 (0.53%) XML
10 6 (0.39%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.39%) XMPP
10 6 (0.39%) XSLT
11 5 (0.33%) Apache Flex
11 5 (0.33%) MCollective
11 5 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.93%) Data Centre
2 96 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 59 (3.88%) Blackberry
5 55 (3.62%) Clustering
6 37 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (2.30%) Driving Licence
8 29 (1.91%) Hedge funds
9 27 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.25%) Fintech
10 19 (1.25%) iPhone
11 16 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 16 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.05%) Thin Client
12 14 (0.92%) EMC VNX
13 13 (0.86%) User Experience
14 12 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (0.72%) PKI
15 11 (0.72%) Replication
16 10 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1520 (100.00%) Windows
2 902 (59.34%) Windows Server
3 477 (31.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 406 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 402 (26.45%) Linux
6 212 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 203 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 105 (6.91%) Windows 8
9 94 (6.18%) Unix
10 93 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 74 (4.87%) Windows 10
12 61 (4.01%) Mac OS X
13 39 (2.57%) Windows XP
14 34 (2.24%) Apple iOS
15 29 (1.91%) Android
16 25 (1.64%) CentOS
17 21 (1.38%) Solaris
17 21 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
18 17 (1.12%) Windows Vista
19 15 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (16.58%) ITIL
2 182 (11.97%) DevOps
3 108 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 90 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (4.34%) Configuration Management
6 65 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (4.28%) Migration
6 65 (4.28%) Software Engineering
7 53 (3.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 50 (3.29%) Project Management
9 44 (2.89%) Problem Management
10 43 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
11 41 (2.70%) Load Balancing
12 38 (2.50%) Web Operations
13 35 (2.30%) Mentoring
14 34 (2.24%) High Availability
15 33 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
16 32 (2.11%) Change Management
16 32 (2.11%) Service Delivery
17 30 (1.97%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 354 (23.29%) PowerShell
2 269 (17.70%) SQL
3 124 (8.16%) Python
4 107 (7.04%) C#
5 87 (5.72%) Bash Shell
6 81 (5.33%) C++
7 76 (5.00%) Perl
8 62 (4.08%) Java
9 47 (3.09%) Ruby
10 46 (3.03%) C
11 33 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 30 (1.97%) VBScript
13 19 (1.25%) Bourne shell
13 19 (1.25%) JavaScript
14 18 (1.18%) Korn
15 14 (0.92%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.79%) PHP
16 12 (0.79%) VB
16 12 (0.79%) VC++
17 3 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 217 (14.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 189 (12.43%) MCSE
3 134 (8.82%) Degree
4 120 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 105 (6.91%) CCNA
6 87 (5.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 71 (4.67%) MCSA
8 69 (4.54%) MCITP
9 54 (3.55%) Security Cleared
10 45 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
11 41 (2.70%) SC Cleared
12 35 (2.30%) MCP
13 27 (1.78%) CCNP
14 16 (1.05%) ACSA
15 14 (0.92%) MCTS
16 12 (0.79%) PhD
17 8 (0.53%) DV Cleared
18 7 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
19 6 (0.39%) CCA
19 6 (0.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.99%) SLA
2 26 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.58%) QA
4 14 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.59%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.066%) COBIT
7 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.066%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.066%) RMADS
7 1 (0.066%) SAS 70
System Software
1 803 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 461 (30.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 314 (20.66%) Hyper-V
4 126 (8.29%) vSphere
5 118 (7.76%) XenApp
6 71 (4.67%) VMware ESX
7 61 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (3.29%) Terminal Services
9 34 (2.24%) XenDesktop
10 27 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
10 27 (1.78%) XenServer
11 19 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (1.18%) Docker
13 15 (0.99%) VMware Server
14 13 (0.86%) Firmware
15 11 (0.72%) Xen
16 10 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
17 8 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
18 7 (0.46%) DFS Replication
18 7 (0.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 182 (11.97%) SCCM
2 123 (8.09%) Puppet
3 108 (7.11%) SCOM
4 99 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (5.72%) Ansible
6 67 (4.41%) Nagios
7 36 (2.37%) WSUS
8 28 (1.84%) Microsoft Clustering
9 27 (1.78%) SCVMM
10 21 (1.38%) Tivoli
11 20 (1.32%) Salt
12 19 (1.25%) NetBackup
13 18 (1.18%) EdgeSight
14 17 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 15 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
15 15 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 13 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
17 11 (0.72%) Backup Exec
17 11 (0.72%) DatAdvantage
18 10 (0.66%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 720 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 713 (46.91%) VMware
3 343 (22.57%) Cisco
4 242 (15.92%) Citrix
5 137 (9.01%) HP
6 127 (8.36%) Red Hat
7 89 (5.86%) NetApp
8 63 (4.14%) Apple
9 55 (3.62%) Dell
10 43 (2.83%) EMC
10 43 (2.83%) Oracle
11 37 (2.43%) Symantec
12 29 (1.91%) Atlassian
12 29 (1.91%) Avaya
13 26 (1.71%) IBM
14 23 (1.51%) Google
15 22 (1.45%) Veeam
16 21 (1.38%) Splunk
17 20 (1.32%) 3PAR
18 19 (1.25%) Juniper
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 5 hours ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30.3k - 40.3k per year + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £28k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 5k Shift Allowance & 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits (Dependant on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago