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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Engineer
Rank 831 823 865
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 49 56 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.052% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.055% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 29
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £57,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 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 -7 48 £43,750 -10.25% 3
London -31 19 £53,750 -2.27% 2
South East -6 16 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Berkshire +19 14 £35,000 -6.66%
Reading +17 14 £35,000 -22.22%
City of London +14 11 £50,000 -13.79% 1
North West -5 9 £29,000 -17.14%
Manchester - 9 £29,000 -
Leeds - 2 £37,500 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Kent -7 1 £67,500 +107.69%
Northamptonshire - 1 £36,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £36,000 -
Swindon - 1 £45,000 -
Nairn - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £36,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Moray - 1 - -

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (68.27%) Active Directory
3 67 (64.42%) VMware
4 55 (52.88%) Microsoft
4 55 (52.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (43.27%) IIS
6 44 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (33.65%) SQL Server
7 35 (33.65%) Citrix
8 33 (31.73%) DNS
8 33 (31.73%) SCCM
9 30 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (26.92%) MS Exchange
11 27 (25.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (24.04%) SQL
12 25 (24.04%) SharePoint
12 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (19.23%) SAN
14 19 (18.27%) MCSE
14 19 (18.27%) NetBackup
14 19 (18.27%) PowerShell
15 18 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (15.38%) Finance
16 16 (15.38%) Clustering
17 15 (14.42%) MCITP
18 14 (13.46%) DHCP
19 13 (12.50%) HP
19 13 (12.50%) Symantec
20 12 (11.54%) ITIL
20 12 (11.54%) Cisco

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (43.27%) IIS
2 28 (26.92%) MS Exchange
3 25 (24.04%) SharePoint
4 18 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (8.65%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.88%) Lync
8 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.96%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.96%) JBoss
9 1 (0.96%) Apache
9 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) IaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.96%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.73%) DNS
2 20 (19.23%) SAN
3 14 (13.46%) DHCP
4 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.73%) Firewall
6 6 (5.77%) NAS
7 5 (4.81%) FTP
8 4 (3.85%) LAN
9 3 (2.88%) WAN
9 3 (2.88%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.88%) LDAP
10 2 (1.92%) HTTP
10 2 (1.92%) WLAN
10 2 (1.92%) Wireless
10 2 (1.92%) SSL
11 1 (0.96%) IPv4
11 1 (0.96%) VPN
11 1 (0.96%) VLAN
11 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.96%) MSI
2 1 (0.96%) InstallShield
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Front Office
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) Application Packaging
2 5 (4.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) XML
3 1 (0.96%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.96%) Java EE
3 1 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Clustering
2 11 (10.58%) Hedge funds
3 6 (5.77%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.92%) Open Source
5 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.96%) DTV
6 1 (0.96%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) Celerra
6 1 (0.96%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (52.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.88%) Linux
7 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.54%) ITIL
2 10 (9.62%) Problem Management
2 10 (9.62%) Server Monitoring
3 6 (5.77%) CRM
4 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
5 3 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (1.92%) Mentoring
6 2 (1.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.92%) Investment Management
7 1 (0.96%) Time Management
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL V3
7 1 (0.96%) High Availability
7 1 (0.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (0.96%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (0.96%) Software Distribution
7 1 (0.96%) Low Latency
7 1 (0.96%) Workflow
7 1 (0.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) SQL
2 19 (18.27%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.85%) Python
3 4 (3.85%) Perl
4 3 (2.88%) Java
4 3 (2.88%) VBScript
4 3 (2.88%) VB
4 3 (2.88%) Ruby
5 2 (1.92%) C#
5 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (25.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (18.27%) MCSE
3 15 (14.42%) MCITP
4 6 (5.77%) MCSA
5 5 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.88%) MCPD
6 3 (2.88%) Degree
6 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.96%) MCSM
7 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) VCAP
7 1 (0.96%) CCAA
7 1 (0.96%) MCP
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.96%) CCA
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 71 (68.27%) Active Directory
2 44 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.58%) vSphere
4 10 (9.62%) ISA Server
5 7 (6.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (5.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (5.77%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.81%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.85%) XenApp
8 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 33 (31.73%) SCCM
2 19 (18.27%) NetBackup
3 9 (8.65%) SCOM
4 8 (7.69%) WSUS
5 4 (3.85%) Puppet
5 4 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.88%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.92%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (1.92%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.96%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.96%) MOM
8 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.96%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 67 (64.42%) VMware
2 55 (52.88%) Microsoft
3 35 (33.65%) Citrix
4 13 (12.50%) Symantec
4 13 (12.50%) HP
5 12 (11.54%) Cisco
6 8 (7.69%) Websense
7 7 (6.73%) NetApp
8 5 (4.81%) Dell
9 4 (3.85%) Sophos
9 4 (3.85%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.88%) CA
10 3 (2.88%) EMC
10 3 (2.88%) Intel
10 3 (2.88%) Avaya
11 2 (1.92%) IBM
11 2 (1.92%) AppSense
11 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.92%) Polycom
12 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
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