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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Engineer
Rank 853 817 859
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 49 60 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.056% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.059% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 41 59 29
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +29.03%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 2014 within the UK.

Windows Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Engineer
Top 8 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 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
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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 -32 49 £55,000 - 4
London -8 38 £60,000 -4.00% 3
South East -16 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire -20 9 £55,000 +10.00%
City of London +5 8 £65,000 +1.96% 1
Reading -16 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Surrey +1 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £47,500 -

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (77.89%) Active Directory
3 64 (67.37%) VMware
4 61 (64.21%) Microsoft
5 47 (49.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (45.26%) MS Exchange
8 38 (40.00%) IIS
9 36 (37.89%) DNS
10 34 (35.79%) TCP/IP
11 32 (33.68%) Citrix
11 32 (33.68%) Clustering
11 32 (33.68%) SCCM
12 30 (31.58%) PowerShell
13 28 (29.47%) DHCP
14 26 (27.37%) SQL Server
15 25 (26.32%) SAN
16 24 (25.26%) WSUS
17 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
17 23 (24.21%) SCOM
18 21 (22.11%) vSphere
19 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
20 19 (20.00%) Finance
21 18 (18.95%) SharePoint
22 17 (17.89%) HTTP
22 17 (17.89%) HP
23 16 (16.84%) SSL
23 16 (16.84%) SQL
23 16 (16.84%) VMware ESX
23 16 (16.84%) Hedge funds

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (45.26%) MS Exchange
2 38 (40.00%) IIS
3 18 (18.95%) SharePoint
4 15 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.21%) Lync
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.89%) DNS
2 34 (35.79%) TCP/IP
3 28 (29.47%) DHCP
4 25 (26.32%) SAN
5 17 (17.89%) HTTP
6 16 (16.84%) SSL
6 16 (16.84%) NAS
7 15 (15.79%) IPv4
8 13 (13.68%) SNMP
9 9 (9.47%) Firewall
10 4 (4.21%) WAN
11 3 (3.16%) SMTP
11 3 (3.16%) BGP
11 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.11%) tcpdump
12 2 (2.11%) snoop
12 2 (2.11%) IPsec
12 2 (2.11%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.11%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.42%) MySQL
4 7 (7.37%) Redis
4 7 (7.37%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.37%) MariaDB
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.16%) MSI
3 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Law
4 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.11%) Front Office
5 2 (2.11%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) Application Packaging
2 8 (8.42%) .NET
3 7 (7.37%) MSMQ
3 7 (7.37%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.05%) OCX
4 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (33.68%) Clustering
2 16 (16.84%) Hedge funds
3 9 (9.47%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.16%) Celerra
5 2 (2.11%) Firmware
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) iPhone
6 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (49.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.42%) Linux
6 5 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.21%) Solaris
8 3 (3.16%) UNIX
8 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.11%) Debian
10 1 (1.05%) Android
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.05%) CentOS
10 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
2 9 (9.47%) ITIL
3 3 (3.16%) CRM
3 3 (3.16%) High Availability
3 3 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (2.11%) Software Distribution
4 2 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (2.11%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (2.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (2.11%) ITIL V3
4 2 (2.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (2.11%) Migration
4 2 (2.11%) Project Management
4 2 (2.11%) Change Management
5 1 (1.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.05%) Workflow
5 1 (1.05%) Information Management
5 1 (1.05%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.84%) SQL
3 13 (13.68%) Ruby
4 7 (7.37%) C#
5 4 (4.21%) VBScript
5 4 (4.21%) VB
6 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.16%) Perl
7 2 (2.11%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.32%) MCSE
3 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) MCSA
4 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 74 (77.89%) Active Directory
2 45 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (22.11%) vSphere
4 16 (16.84%) VMware ESX
5 11 (11.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
7 7 (7.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (5.26%) XenApp
8 5 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (3.16%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.16%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.11%) UAG
10 2 (2.11%) Sendmail
10 2 (2.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.05%) XenServer
11 1 (1.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 32 (33.68%) SCCM
2 24 (25.26%) WSUS
3 23 (24.21%) SCOM
4 10 (10.53%) NetBackup
4 10 (10.53%) Puppet
4 10 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.16%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.11%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.05%) MOM
8 1 (1.05%) WMI
8 1 (1.05%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 64 (67.37%) VMware
2 61 (64.21%) Microsoft
3 32 (33.68%) Citrix
4 17 (17.89%) HP
5 14 (14.74%) Cisco
6 13 (13.68%) Symantec
7 9 (9.47%) NetApp
8 7 (7.37%) IBM
9 5 (5.26%) Websense
10 4 (4.21%) CA
10 4 (4.21%) F5
10 4 (4.21%) EMC
10 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.16%) Sophos
11 3 (3.16%) Dell
11 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.11%) Altiris
12 2 (2.11%) Oracle
12 2 (2.11%) Sun
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