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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 371 362 327
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 749 900 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.83% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.86% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 699 840 911
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £24,984
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -15 702 £40,000 +6.66% 97
London -17 306 £47,500 +5.55% 35
South East -58 151 £40,000 +3.89% 19
Yorkshire +51 82 £35,000 - 8
West Yorkshire +44 67 £35,000 - 5
South West +25 55 £37,500 +38.88% 11
Berkshire -2 50 £43,750 +13.63% 4
City of London +38 48 £58,500 +30.00% 8
East of England -4 48 £37,500 +19.04% 9
Leeds +30 42 £35,000 - 1
Surrey -39 42 £40,000 +0.62% 7
Reading -6 32 £38,000 +33.33% 2
North West +22 31 £35,000 -3.44% 5
Bradford +6 23 £36,000 -1.36% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 23 £39,000 +4.00% 4
Oxfordshire +9 22 £35,000 -27.08% 2
Hertfordshire +21 21 £30,000 +7.14% 3
Manchester +5 21 £35,000 - 3
East Midlands +16 20 £43,500 +45.00% 4
Cambridge +10 19 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Wiltshire +13 17 £35,000 - 2
Hampshire +7 17 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Gloucestershire -5 17 £40,000 +48.14% 2
Bristol +14 16 £33,000 -5.71% 4
Scotland +26 14 £38,670 +18.98% 3
Swindon +13 14 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -35 13 £36,000 +20.00% 3
Bracknell +6 11 £42,500 +10.38% 2
North Yorkshire +14 9 £35,000 +12.90%
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £25,000 -10.71% 1

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 1548 (100.00%) Windows
2 899 (58.07%) Windows Server
3 826 (53.36%) Active Directory
4 758 (48.97%) VMware
5 754 (48.71%) Microsoft
6 476 (30.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 460 (29.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 431 (27.84%) Linux
9 430 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 384 (24.81%) PowerShell
11 367 (23.71%) MS Exchange
12 362 (23.39%) Hyper-V
13 325 (20.99%) Cisco
14 324 (20.93%) MS Excel
15 300 (19.38%) Office 365
16 295 (19.06%) SQL Server
17 293 (18.93%) ITIL
17 293 (18.93%) Finance
18 262 (16.93%) SQL
19 252 (16.28%) DNS
20 250 (16.15%) Firewall
21 238 (15.37%) SCCM
22 231 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
23 213 (13.76%) Citrix
24 210 (13.57%) IIS
25 198 (12.79%) DevOps
26 197 (12.73%) SAN
27 194 (12.53%) Windows 7
28 192 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
29 186 (12.02%) MS Office

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
1 367 (23.71%) MS Exchange
2 210 (13.57%) IIS
3 147 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 113 (7.30%) SharePoint
5 102 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 92 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 86 (5.56%) Skype for Business
8 54 (3.49%) Tomcat
9 53 (3.42%) Apache
10 31 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 27 (1.74%) Confluence
12 25 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
13 22 (1.42%) OpenStack
14 21 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 17 (1.10%) WebSphere
16 14 (0.90%) JBoss
17 11 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
18 8 (0.52%) nginx
19 7 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
19 7 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 324 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 186 (12.02%) MS Office
3 16 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.065%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.13%) Eikon
2 2 (0.13%) Summit
3 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.065%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.065%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 300 (19.38%) Office 365
2 157 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (2.91%) SaaS
5 30 (1.94%) PaaS
6 27 (1.74%) IaaS
7 26 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 21 (1.36%) Yammer
10 20 (1.29%) OpenShift
11 10 (0.65%) Google Apps
12 9 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.52%) GitHub
14 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.26%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.19%) Google Drive
16 3 (0.19%) Mimecast
17 2 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 252 (16.28%) DNS
2 250 (16.15%) Firewall
3 197 (12.73%) SAN
4 181 (11.69%) TCP/IP
5 180 (11.63%) DHCP
6 129 (8.33%) VPN
7 118 (7.62%) LAN
7 118 (7.62%) WAN
8 72 (4.65%) VoIP
9 68 (4.39%) NAS
10 51 (3.29%) Internet
11 46 (2.97%) VLAN
12 41 (2.65%) Wireless
13 32 (2.07%) Skype
14 31 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
15 26 (1.68%) Network Security
16 24 (1.55%) HTTP
16 24 (1.55%) MPLS
17 22 (1.42%) NetScaler
18 15 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (19.06%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (2.58%) MySQL
5 39 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (0.84%) MongoDB
10 12 (0.78%) Big Data
11 9 (0.58%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.52%) Redis
13 4 (0.26%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.26%) Kalido
14 3 (0.19%) Informix
14 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.19%) UniData
15 2 (0.13%) GIS
15 2 (0.13%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 76 (4.91%) Jenkins
2 72 (4.65%) TeamCity
3 51 (3.29%) JIRA
4 45 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 31 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 24 (1.55%) Subversion
6 24 (1.55%) Visual Studio
7 22 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.84%) Bitbucket
9 12 (0.78%) MSBuild
10 11 (0.71%) JMeter
11 10 (0.65%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.45%) Hudson
14 4 (0.26%) WinDbg
15 3 (0.19%) Ant
15 3 (0.19%) Maven
16 2 (0.13%) IntelliJ
16 2 (0.13%) JUnit
16 2 (0.13%) Log4j
General
1 293 (18.93%) Finance
2 87 (5.62%) Banking
3 61 (3.94%) Law
4 53 (3.42%) Retail
5 42 (2.71%) Games
6 37 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.81%) Back Office
8 26 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.55%) Marketing
10 20 (1.29%) Legal
11 11 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.71%) Publishing
12 10 (0.65%) Electronics
13 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.32%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.26%) Advertising
14 4 (0.26%) German Language
15 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.19%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (6.46%) .NET
2 78 (5.04%) Web Services
3 29 (1.87%) ASP.NET
4 21 (1.36%) JSON
5 20 (1.29%) SOAP
6 17 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 16 (1.03%) LAMP
8 15 (0.97%) HTML
9 11 (0.71%) Middleware
10 10 (0.65%) ELK Stack
10 10 (0.65%) Node.js
11 9 (0.58%) WCF
11 9 (0.58%) WPF
12 8 (0.52%) jQuery
13 7 (0.45%) Apache Flex
13 7 (0.45%) CSS
13 7 (0.45%) MSMQ
13 7 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (0.39%) MFC
14 6 (0.39%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 78 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.72%) Clustering
4 70 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 47 (3.04%) Blackberry
5 47 (3.04%) Driving Licence
6 32 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.74%) Hedge funds
8 21 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.10%) Fat Client
10 17 (1.10%) Thin Client
10 17 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (0.97%) iPad
12 14 (0.90%) Private Cloud
12 14 (0.90%) Replication
13 13 (0.84%) Physics
14 12 (0.78%) Fintech
14 12 (0.78%) iPhone
14 12 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1548 (100.00%) Windows
2 899 (58.07%) Windows Server
3 460 (29.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 431 (27.84%) Linux
5 430 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 194 (12.53%) Windows 7
7 192 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 115 (7.43%) Unix
9 93 (6.01%) Windows 8
10 90 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 85 (5.49%) Windows 10
12 50 (3.23%) Mac OS X
13 41 (2.65%) Windows XP
14 35 (2.26%) CentOS
15 29 (1.87%) Apple iOS
16 23 (1.49%) Ubuntu
17 19 (1.23%) Solaris
18 17 (1.10%) Android
19 16 (1.03%) Windows Vista
20 15 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (18.93%) ITIL
2 198 (12.79%) DevOps
3 117 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 85 (5.49%) Configuration Management
5 81 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (4.07%) Migration
8 62 (4.01%) Software Engineering
9 57 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
10 54 (3.49%) Mentoring
11 52 (3.36%) Continuous Delivery
12 50 (3.23%) Change Management
13 48 (3.10%) Problem Management
14 46 (2.97%) Patch Management
14 46 (2.97%) Server Building
15 43 (2.78%) Change Control
16 35 (2.26%) Service Delivery
17 33 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
17 33 (2.13%) Server Virtualisation
18 31 (2.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 384 (24.81%) PowerShell
2 262 (16.93%) SQL
3 138 (8.91%) Python
4 99 (6.40%) C#
5 86 (5.56%) Perl
6 81 (5.23%) Bash Shell
7 80 (5.17%) C++
8 63 (4.07%) Java
9 59 (3.81%) Ruby
10 40 (2.58%) VBScript
11 37 (2.39%) C
12 30 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 26 (1.68%) JavaScript
14 24 (1.55%) Korn
15 23 (1.49%) Bourne shell
16 19 (1.23%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.78%) VB
18 5 (0.32%) PHP
19 4 (0.26%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 231 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 176 (11.37%) MCSE
3 96 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (6.07%) MCSA
5 92 (5.94%) CCNA
6 91 (5.88%) Degree
7 71 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 66 (4.26%) MCP
9 65 (4.20%) Security Cleared
10 58 (3.75%) MCITP
11 42 (2.71%) SC Cleared
12 40 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.97%) CCNP
14 14 (0.90%) MCTS
15 13 (0.84%) PhD
16 10 (0.65%) ACSA
16 10 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (0.65%) RHCSA
17 9 (0.58%) DV Cleared
18 8 (0.52%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (6.40%) SLA
2 21 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (1.23%) HIPAA
4 18 (1.16%) QA
5 14 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.065%) COBIT
System Software
1 826 (53.36%) Active Directory
2 476 (30.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 362 (23.39%) Hyper-V
4 142 (9.17%) vSphere
5 103 (6.65%) XenApp
6 94 (6.07%) VMware ESX
7 38 (2.45%) Terminal Services
8 35 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
10 32 (2.07%) XenDesktop
11 25 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
12 23 (1.49%) Firmware
13 15 (0.97%) Docker
13 15 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (0.97%) XenServer
14 14 (0.90%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.39%) MetaFrame
15 6 (0.39%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.32%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 238 (15.37%) SCCM
2 136 (8.79%) SCOM
3 127 (8.20%) Puppet
4 109 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
5 104 (6.72%) Ansible
6 50 (3.23%) Nagios
6 50 (3.23%) WSUS
7 32 (2.07%) SCVMM
8 24 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
9 20 (1.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 19 (1.23%) Kibana
10 19 (1.23%) NetBackup
10 19 (1.23%) WMI
11 18 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
12 16 (1.03%) Tivoli
13 14 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
14 13 (0.84%) Backup Exec
14 13 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 11 (0.71%) Salt
16 10 (0.65%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 758 (48.97%) VMware
2 754 (48.71%) Microsoft
3 325 (20.99%) Cisco
4 213 (13.76%) Citrix
5 138 (8.91%) HP
6 125 (8.07%) Red Hat
7 82 (5.30%) NetApp
8 56 (3.62%) Apple
9 44 (2.84%) Dell
9 44 (2.84%) Oracle
10 42 (2.71%) EMC
11 33 (2.13%) Symantec
12 30 (1.94%) CommVault
13 29 (1.87%) Sophos
14 26 (1.68%) Atlassian
14 26 (1.68%) Juniper
15 25 (1.61%) ServiceNow
16 23 (1.49%) IBM
17 22 (1.42%) CheckPoint
18 21 (1.36%) Mitel
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Littlehampton, West Sussex
Salt
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30.3k - 40.3k per year + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,500 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 4 days ago