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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Engineer
Rank 851 882 836
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Engineer 32 25 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.021% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.023% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 49
Average salary £41,250 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £75,750 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Windows Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 25 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 22 May 2015. 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 +42 32 £41,250 +21.32% 4
London +54 19 £45,000 - 1
South East - 6 £40,000 - 1
South West - 3 £36,000 -
Bath - 3 £36,000 -
Somerset - 3 £36,000 -
City of London +40 2 - -
East of England +3 2 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Surrey - 2 £33,000 - 1
Staines - 2 £33,000 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £48,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £35,000 -
Huntingdon - 2 £35,000 -
North West -1 1 £43,000 - 1
Kidlington - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £36,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £43,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £43,000 - 1
Slough - 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £36,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £36,000 -

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (63.24%) VMware
3 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (45.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
4 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
5 26 (38.24%) MS Exchange
6 25 (36.76%) SQL
6 25 (36.76%) PowerShell
7 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
7 22 (32.35%) SAN
8 19 (27.94%) DNS
9 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (23.53%) Citrix
10 16 (23.53%) Firewall
11 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
12 14 (20.59%) Linux
13 13 (19.12%) ITIL
13 13 (19.12%) SaaS
14 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (17.65%) Finance
15 11 (16.18%) SCCM
15 11 (16.18%) XenApp
15 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
16 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (14.71%) SCOM
16 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (14.71%) IIS
4 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.82%) Lync
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.41%) Apache
6 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) SaaS
2 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.47%) Office 365
5 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) SAN
2 19 (27.94%) DNS
3 16 (23.53%) Firewall
4 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
5 9 (13.24%) VPN
6 8 (11.76%) LAN
7 7 (10.29%) DHCP
8 6 (8.82%) WAN
9 5 (7.35%) HTTP
10 4 (5.88%) Internet
10 4 (5.88%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.41%) NAS
11 3 (4.41%) LDAP
12 2 (2.94%) FTP
12 2 (2.94%) VoIP
13 1 (1.47%) VLAN
13 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.47%) DMZ
13 1 (1.47%) SSL
13 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Japanese Language
2 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.94%) LAMP
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Fat Client
1 3 (4.41%) Open Source
1 3 (4.41%) Thin Client
1 3 (4.41%) Clustering
2 2 (2.94%) PKI
2 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
2 2 (2.94%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.94%) CMDB
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (20.59%) Linux
4 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.41%) Debian
9 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
3 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.29%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (10.29%) DevOps
6 5 (7.35%) Change Control
7 4 (5.88%) Change Management
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.41%) High Availability
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.41%) Migration
9 2 (2.94%) Project Management
9 2 (2.94%) Scrum
9 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.94%) Workflow
9 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.94%) Data Security
9 2 (2.94%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) SQL
1 25 (36.76%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.88%) Python
2 4 (5.88%) PHP
3 3 (4.41%) VBScript
3 3 (4.41%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (1.47%) C
5 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (7.35%) CCNA
3 5 (7.35%) MCSE
3 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) CCA
4 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.41%) CCNP
4 3 (4.41%) MCITP
5 2 (2.94%) MCP
5 2 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (45.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) XenApp
3 8 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.41%) XenServer
5 3 (4.41%) Varnish
6 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.94%) KVM
6 2 (2.94%) UAG
6 2 (2.94%) vSphere
6 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) SCCM
2 10 (14.71%) SCOM
3 8 (11.76%) Puppet
4 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.94%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) VMware
2 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) HP
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) NetApp
6 3 (4.41%) Veritas
6 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) EMC
6 3 (4.41%) Sophos
6 3 (4.41%) AppSense
6 3 (4.41%) Altiris
7 2 (2.94%) Apple
7 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.94%) CommVault
7 2 (2.94%) Symantec
7 2 (2.94%) Remedy
7 2 (2.94%) Veeam
7 2 (2.94%) WatchGuard
7 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
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