The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Engineer
Rank 874 856 871
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Engineer 31 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.017% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 19
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £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 Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Systems Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Systems Engineer within the UK.

Windows Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Systems Engineer over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Windows Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 -4 31 £41,500 +16.90%
London +16 22 £50,250 +41.54%
West Yorkshire -17 5 £32,000 +30.61%
Leeds -27 5 £32,000 +30.61%
Yorkshire -38 5 £32,000 +30.61%
South East - 4 £31,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £31,000 -
City of London +16 2 £67,500 +64.63%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £30,000 -
Reading - 1 £36,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £31,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Windows Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (66.04%) MS Exchange
3 34 (64.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
5 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
6 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (50.94%) VMware
8 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
9 24 (45.28%) DNS
10 21 (39.62%) Symantec
10 21 (39.62%) Finance
11 20 (37.74%) NetApp
11 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
12 19 (35.85%) DHCP
12 19 (35.85%) Linux
13 17 (32.08%) TCP/IP
13 17 (32.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 16 (30.19%) Citrix
14 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (28.30%) SCCM
15 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (26.42%) CRM
17 13 (24.53%) Dynamics CRM
17 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2003
18 12 (22.64%) MS Office
18 12 (22.64%) HP
19 11 (20.75%) SCOM
20 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared

Windows Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Windows Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (66.04%) MS Exchange
2 34 (64.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
4 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (16.98%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (15.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (15.09%) IIS
7 8 (15.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (9.43%) Apache
9 4 (7.55%) GlassFish
10 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
11 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (1.89%) Lync
12 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Office
2 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) DNS
2 19 (35.85%) DHCP
3 17 (32.08%) TCP/IP
4 10 (18.87%) SAN
5 8 (15.09%) LAN
5 8 (15.09%) WAN
6 7 (13.21%) Firewall
7 6 (11.32%) VPN
8 3 (5.66%) DSL
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.77%) NAS
10 1 (1.89%) LDAP
10 1 (1.89%) SSH
10 1 (1.89%) Internet
10 1 (1.89%) SMTP
10 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) J2EE
2 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.66%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.77%) WSH
5 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Hedge funds
2 8 (15.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.66%) Derivative
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (35.85%) Linux
4 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.43%) UNIX
8 3 (5.66%) Solaris
9 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) CRM
2 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.43%) Migration
3 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.43%) Investment Management
3 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (7.55%) Kanban
5 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.77%) Service Management
5 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL
5 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.89%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.89%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.89%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.55%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (13.21%) MCSE
4 6 (11.32%) CCNA
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.55%) Degree
6 2 (3.77%) MCITP
7 1 (1.89%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) vSphere
3 9 (16.98%) VMware ESX
3 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (15.09%) ISA Server
5 7 (13.21%) XenApp
6 5 (9.43%) MetaFrame
6 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 15 (28.30%) SCCM
3 11 (20.75%) SCOM
4 7 (13.21%) NetBackup
5 6 (11.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (9.43%) HP SIM
7 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
8 2 (3.77%) Netcool
9 1 (1.89%) Nagios
9 1 (1.89%) WSUS
9 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) VMware
3 21 (39.62%) Symantec
4 20 (37.74%) NetApp
5 16 (30.19%) Citrix
6 12 (22.64%) HP
7 10 (18.87%) Cisco
8 5 (9.43%) Sophos
8 5 (9.43%) CA
9 4 (7.55%) Websense
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle
10 3 (5.66%) Avaya
11 2 (3.77%) Dell
11 2 (3.77%) EMC
11 2 (3.77%) SaltStack
12 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.89%) Juniper