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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 350 417 310
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -107
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 725 767 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.71% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.74% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 637 719 1017
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +42 700 £40,000 - 73
London +25 300 £52,500 +23.52% 32
South East +18 154 £32,500 -18.75% 19
Yorkshire +51 75 £36,000 +0.69% 1
West Yorkshire +47 56 £36,000 +0.69% 1
North West +6 54 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Berkshire +21 47 £27,500 -38.88% 7
South West +20 46 £35,000 -2.77% 4
City of London +45 45 £50,000 +14.28% 5
Leeds +38 45 £35,000 -
Surrey -17 42 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East of England +17 38 £39,000 +11.42% 3
Reading +20 34 £25,000 -44.44% 4
Manchester -8 27 £31,500 -10.00% 4
West Sussex +33 25 £25,500 +0.99% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 23 £38,500 -23.00% 2
Merseyside +6 22 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Cambridge +16 21 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +6 21 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Midlands -10 21 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Worthing - 19 £42,500 - 2
Liverpool -14 16 £55,000 +48.64% 1
Hampshire +18 14 £33,000 -28.64% 2
East Midlands +14 13 £33,000 -16.98% 4
Bristol +10 13 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Birmingham 0 13 £40,000 +10.34%
Stockport +17 10 £26,500 -24.28%
Bradford +10 10 £36,000 -5.88%
Rochdale -8 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hull - 10 - -

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 1493 (100.00%) Windows
2 829 (55.53%) Windows Server
3 741 (49.63%) Active Directory
4 734 (49.16%) Microsoft
5 682 (45.68%) VMware
6 428 (28.67%) Linux
7 413 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 408 (27.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 407 (27.26%) PowerShell
10 382 (25.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 349 (23.38%) Hyper-V
12 329 (22.04%) MS Exchange
13 321 (21.50%) MS Excel
14 304 (20.36%) SQL Server
15 303 (20.29%) Finance
16 279 (18.69%) Office 365
17 276 (18.49%) ITIL
18 261 (17.48%) SQL
19 253 (16.95%) Firewall
20 249 (16.68%) Cisco
21 239 (16.01%) IIS
22 237 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
23 228 (15.27%) DNS
24 215 (14.40%) SCCM
25 196 (13.13%) DevOps
26 181 (12.12%) MCSE
27 178 (11.92%) SAN
28 176 (11.79%) MS Office
29 164 (10.98%) DHCP
30 161 (10.78%) Citrix

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
1 329 (22.04%) MS Exchange
2 239 (16.01%) IIS
3 116 (7.77%) SharePoint
4 112 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 87 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 84 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 74 (4.96%) Skype for Business
8 53 (3.55%) Apache
9 45 (3.01%) Tomcat
10 23 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (1.54%) WebSphere
11 22 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (1.14%) Confluence
13 13 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
14 11 (0.74%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.67%) JBoss
16 5 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.33%) nginx
16 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 321 (21.50%) MS Excel
2 176 (11.79%) MS Office
3 22 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.20%) HipChat
7 2 (0.13%) MS Project
8 1 (0.067%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.067%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 7 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.067%) Eikon
2 1 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.067%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 279 (18.69%) Office 365
2 157 (10.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.94%) SaaS
5 26 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (0.94%) OpenShift
7 13 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.87%) PaaS
8 11 (0.74%) IaaS
9 10 (0.67%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.67%) GitHub
10 8 (0.54%) G Suite
11 7 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.27%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.20%) Google Drive
14 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 253 (16.95%) Firewall
2 228 (15.27%) DNS
3 178 (11.92%) SAN
4 164 (10.98%) DHCP
5 151 (10.11%) TCP/IP
6 115 (7.70%) VPN
7 114 (7.64%) WAN
8 113 (7.57%) LAN
9 66 (4.42%) NAS
10 60 (4.02%) Internet
11 53 (3.55%) Skype
12 48 (3.22%) VoIP
13 40 (2.68%) VLAN
14 36 (2.41%) Wireless
15 27 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
16 23 (1.54%) Network Security
17 21 (1.41%) MPLS
18 18 (1.21%) SSL
19 16 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
20 13 (0.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (20.36%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (2.68%) MySQL
5 30 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (0.60%) Big Data
8 9 (0.60%) MongoDB
8 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.54%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.27%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.20%) Informix
11 3 (0.20%) Redis
12 2 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 81 (5.43%) TeamCity
2 69 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 66 (4.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 49 (3.28%) JIRA
5 38 (2.55%) Git (software)
6 33 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (1.81%) MSBuild
8 20 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (1.14%) Hudson
9 17 (1.14%) JMeter
10 16 (1.07%) Subversion
11 11 (0.74%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.60%) Visual Studio
13 8 (0.54%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.20%) Maven
14 3 (0.20%) NuGet
14 3 (0.20%) NUnit
14 3 (0.20%) Selenium
15 2 (0.13%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 303 (20.29%) Finance
2 96 (6.43%) Banking
3 58 (3.88%) Law
4 41 (2.75%) Retail
5 40 (2.68%) Games
6 37 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.34%) Back Office
8 27 (1.81%) Marketing
9 25 (1.67%) Legal
10 13 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.80%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.47%) Publishing
13 6 (0.40%) Advertising
13 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.33%) French Language
14 5 (0.33%) German Language
15 4 (0.27%) Electronics
15 4 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (6.16%) .NET
2 79 (5.29%) Web Services
3 23 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 23 (1.54%) HTML
4 22 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 22 (1.47%) Middleware
5 21 (1.41%) SOAP
6 17 (1.14%) JSON
6 17 (1.14%) MSMQ
6 17 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (0.87%) jQuery
8 11 (0.74%) CSS
9 9 (0.60%) LAMP
10 8 (0.54%) WPF
11 7 (0.47%) MFC
11 7 (0.47%) Node.js
11 7 (0.47%) OpenCV
11 7 (0.47%) OpenGL
11 7 (0.47%) REST
11 7 (0.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.16%) Data Centre
2 74 (4.96%) Clustering
3 70 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 47 (3.15%) Driving Licence
5 33 (2.21%) Blackberry
5 33 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 28 (1.88%) Hedge funds
7 27 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 22 (1.47%) PKI
9 21 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.07%) Fintech
11 14 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 14 (0.94%) iPad
12 13 (0.87%) Mathematics
13 11 (0.74%) Statistics
14 10 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.67%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.67%) Physics
14 10 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1493 (100.00%) Windows
2 829 (55.53%) Windows Server
3 428 (28.67%) Linux
4 408 (27.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 382 (25.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 155 (10.38%) Windows 7
7 131 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 122 (8.17%) Unix
9 85 (5.69%) Windows 10
10 71 (4.76%) Windows 8
11 68 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (2.61%) Mac OS X
13 33 (2.21%) Windows XP
14 29 (1.94%) CentOS
15 24 (1.61%) Apple iOS
15 24 (1.61%) Ubuntu
16 15 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
17 14 (0.94%) Android
17 14 (0.94%) Fedora
18 11 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (18.49%) ITIL
2 196 (13.13%) DevOps
3 114 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 80 (5.36%) Configuration Management
6 75 (5.02%) Software Engineering
7 72 (4.82%) Migration
8 64 (4.29%) Mentoring
9 62 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (3.68%) Patch Management
11 50 (3.35%) Change Control
11 50 (3.35%) Problem Management
12 49 (3.28%) Change Management
12 49 (3.28%) Server Building
13 44 (2.95%) Capacity Planning
14 38 (2.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (2.41%) Project Management
15 36 (2.41%) Scrum
16 33 (2.21%) High Availability
17 32 (2.14%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 407 (27.26%) PowerShell
2 261 (17.48%) SQL
3 119 (7.97%) Python
4 96 (6.43%) C#
5 74 (4.96%) C++
6 73 (4.89%) Perl
7 66 (4.42%) Bash Shell
7 66 (4.42%) Java
8 55 (3.68%) Ruby
9 34 (2.28%) Shell Script
10 30 (2.01%) VBScript
11 29 (1.94%) C
12 24 (1.61%) JavaScript
13 17 (1.14%) Bourne shell
13 17 (1.14%) Korn
14 12 (0.80%) VB
15 11 (0.74%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.33%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.33%) PHP
17 4 (0.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 237 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 181 (12.12%) MCSE
3 94 (6.30%) MCSA
4 81 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (5.29%) CCNA
6 71 (4.76%) Degree
7 70 (4.69%) MCP
8 60 (4.02%) MCITP
9 59 (3.95%) Security Cleared
10 58 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 33 (2.21%) SC Cleared
12 22 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.00%) MCTS
14 13 (0.87%) CCNP
15 12 (0.80%) DV Cleared
16 11 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
17 10 (0.67%) CISSP
18 8 (0.54%) RHCSA
18 8 (0.54%) SANS
19 7 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.36%) SLA
2 17 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (0.94%) HIPAA
4 13 (0.87%) QA
5 10 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.067%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.067%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.067%) MiFID
7 1 (0.067%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 741 (49.63%) Active Directory
2 413 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 349 (23.38%) Hyper-V
4 106 (7.10%) vSphere
5 79 (5.29%) VMware ESX
6 75 (5.02%) XenApp
7 34 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (2.21%) Firmware
8 33 (2.21%) Terminal Services
9 26 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
10 25 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (1.34%) XenDesktop
12 15 (1.00%) Docker
13 13 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
14 10 (0.67%) VMware Server
15 9 (0.60%) NFS
16 7 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.40%) MetaFrame
17 6 (0.40%) Terminal Server
17 6 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 215 (14.40%) SCCM
2 133 (8.91%) Puppet
3 131 (8.77%) SCOM
4 103 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
5 82 (5.49%) Ansible
6 48 (3.22%) WSUS
7 44 (2.95%) Nagios
8 19 (1.27%) NetBackup
8 19 (1.27%) SCSM
9 17 (1.14%) Kibana
10 16 (1.07%) SCVMM
11 14 (0.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 14 (0.94%) WMI
12 13 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (0.74%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
14 10 (0.67%) OpenView
15 9 (0.60%) FortiGate
15 9 (0.60%) Salt
16 8 (0.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 734 (49.16%) Microsoft
2 682 (45.68%) VMware
3 249 (16.68%) Cisco
4 161 (10.78%) Citrix
5 133 (8.91%) HP
6 103 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 66 (4.42%) NetApp
8 49 (3.28%) Apple
9 47 (3.15%) Dell
10 45 (3.01%) Oracle
11 29 (1.94%) CommVault
11 29 (1.94%) EMC
12 23 (1.54%) Juniper
13 22 (1.47%) Sophos
14 21 (1.41%) IBM
15 20 (1.34%) Symantec
16 18 (1.21%) Google
16 18 (1.21%) ServiceNow
17 16 (1.07%) Meraki
17 16 (1.07%) Polycom
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Oncall, Training, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + good bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Radstock, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + salary reviews / training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bexleyheath, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago