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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Engineer
Rank 834 840 857
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 57 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.046% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.048% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 32
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £39,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +35.71%

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 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Windows Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Engineer
Top 10 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 1 October 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
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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 -11 57 £55,000 +4.76% 6
London +19 41 £60,000 -2.04% 5
City of London +13 9 £56,250 -10.00% 4
South East -13 8 £55,000 +15.78%
North West - 8 £29,000 -
Manchester - 8 £29,000 -
Reading -2 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire -6 7 £55,000 +19.56%
Kent - 1 £67,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £47,500 -

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (76.70%) Active Directory
3 64 (62.14%) Microsoft
4 63 (61.17%) VMware
5 46 (44.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (43.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (41.75%) MS Exchange
7 43 (41.75%) IIS
8 36 (34.95%) SQL Server
9 32 (31.07%) DNS
9 32 (31.07%) SCCM
10 30 (29.13%) TCP/IP
11 29 (28.16%) Citrix
12 28 (27.18%) PowerShell
13 27 (26.21%) DHCP
14 26 (25.24%) SAN
14 26 (25.24%) Clustering
15 24 (23.30%) SharePoint
15 24 (23.30%) MS Excel
16 21 (20.39%) Finance
16 21 (20.39%) WSUS
17 20 (19.42%) SCOM
18 19 (18.45%) vSphere
18 19 (18.45%) SQL
19 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
20 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
20 17 (16.50%) HP
21 15 (14.56%) Hedge funds
22 14 (13.59%) HTTP
23 13 (12.62%) SSL

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (41.75%) MS Exchange
1 43 (41.75%) IIS
2 24 (23.30%) SharePoint
3 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.80%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.88%) Lync
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.97%) Apache
8 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.97%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 24 (23.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
1 2 (1.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.97%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (31.07%) DNS
2 30 (29.13%) TCP/IP
3 27 (26.21%) DHCP
4 26 (25.24%) SAN
5 14 (13.59%) HTTP
6 13 (12.62%) SSL
6 13 (12.62%) IPv4
7 11 (10.68%) NAS
8 10 (9.71%) SNMP
9 4 (3.88%) FTP
9 4 (3.88%) WAN
10 3 (2.91%) Firewall
11 2 (1.94%) LAN
11 2 (1.94%) LDAP
12 1 (0.97%) ADSL
12 1 (0.97%) SMTP
12 1 (0.97%) VPN
12 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.97%) VLAN
12 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.80%) MySQL
3 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.83%) Redis
4 6 (5.83%) MariaDB
4 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) AdminStudio
2 3 (2.91%) MSI
3 1 (0.97%) Subversion
3 1 (0.97%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (20.39%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.85%) Law
5 3 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.94%) Front Office
6 2 (1.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Retail
7 1 (0.97%) Advertising
7 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) Application Packaging
2 8 (7.77%) .NET
3 6 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (5.83%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.97%) HTML
4 1 (0.97%) XML
4 1 (0.97%) OCX
4 1 (0.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.24%) Clustering
2 15 (14.56%) Hedge funds
3 7 (6.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.94%) Celerra
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.94%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.97%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.97%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.97%) iPhone
5 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (44.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.91%) Linux
7 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.68%) Load Balancing
2 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
3 7 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (6.80%) ITIL
4 4 (3.88%) CRM
5 3 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (1.94%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (1.94%) Software Distribution
6 2 (1.94%) Mentoring
6 2 (1.94%) Project Management
6 2 (1.94%) Migration
7 1 (0.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (0.97%) Workflow
7 1 (0.97%) Low Latency
7 1 (0.97%) DevOps
7 1 (0.97%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (0.97%) Software Deployment
7 1 (0.97%) High Availability
7 1 (0.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.18%) PowerShell
2 19 (18.45%) SQL
3 12 (11.65%) Ruby
4 6 (5.83%) C#
5 5 (4.85%) VBScript
6 4 (3.88%) VB
6 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.94%) Python
8 1 (0.97%) Perl
8 1 (0.97%) Java
8 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.80%) MCSE
3 3 (2.91%) MCSA
3 3 (2.91%) MCITP
3 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (1.94%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 79 (76.70%) Active Directory
2 45 (43.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (18.45%) vSphere
4 13 (12.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (11.65%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.80%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (4.85%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.91%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.91%) XenApp
9 2 (1.94%) UAG
9 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.94%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (31.07%) SCCM
2 21 (20.39%) WSUS
3 20 (19.42%) SCOM
4 10 (9.71%) NetBackup
5 9 (8.74%) Puppet
6 8 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (2.91%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.94%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.97%) WMI
10 1 (0.97%) MOM
10 1 (0.97%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.97%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (62.14%) Microsoft
2 63 (61.17%) VMware
3 29 (28.16%) Citrix
4 17 (16.50%) HP
5 13 (12.62%) Symantec
6 8 (7.77%) Cisco
6 8 (7.77%) Websense
7 7 (6.80%) IBM
8 5 (4.85%) NetApp
9 4 (3.88%) CA
9 4 (3.88%) Dell
10 3 (2.91%) EMC
10 3 (2.91%) AppSense
10 3 (2.91%) Sophos
10 3 (2.91%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.91%) F5
10 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.91%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.94%) Altiris
11 2 (1.94%) Intel
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