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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Engineer
Rank 837 809 786
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Engineer 98 128 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 85 107 137
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Windows Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 30 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 92 £40,000 - 13
London -11 64 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East Midlands - 9 £32,909 - 3
East of England +5 8 £34,000 +18.26% 1
Derby - 7 £32,909 - 2
Derbyshire - 7 £32,909 - 2
South East -12 6 £44,438 +11.09% 2
City of London +49 4 £40,000 -28.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 4 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Scotland +5 4 £42,500 +30.76%
Cambridge - 4 £42,500 - 1
Essex - 4 £34,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £42,500 -
Colchester - 4 £34,000 -
South West -11 3 £28,000 +1.81%
North West +28 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Manchester +21 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Devon +5 2 £27,750 +0.90%
Rochdale +2 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Berkshire -17 2 £33,500 -26.77%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 £27,750 -
Hampshire +15 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Reading +4 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Surrey +3 1 £35,000 -30.00%
West Sussex - 1 £53,000 -
Kent - 1 £48,875 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £53,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Windows
2 149 (68.35%) Windows Server
3 111 (50.92%) Active Directory
4 110 (50.46%) VMware
5 97 (44.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 96 (44.04%) Linux
7 86 (39.45%) Microsoft
8 75 (34.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 71 (32.57%) DNS
10 56 (25.69%) SQL
11 54 (24.77%) Finance
12 52 (23.85%) PowerShell
13 51 (23.39%) IIS
14 50 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
15 48 (22.02%) SQL Server
16 47 (21.56%) Cisco
17 46 (21.10%) MS Excel
18 44 (20.18%) ITIL
19 43 (19.72%) Python
19 43 (19.72%) Red Hat
20 41 (18.81%) MS Exchange
20 41 (18.81%) Firewall
21 40 (18.35%) TCP/IP
22 37 (16.97%) Microsoft Certification
22 37 (16.97%) Windows Server 2003
23 35 (16.06%) Perl
24 32 (14.68%) MCSE
24 32 (14.68%) Windows 7
24 32 (14.68%) Continuous Improvement
25 30 (13.76%) SCCM

Windows Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 51 (23.39%) IIS
2 41 (18.81%) MS Exchange
3 29 (13.30%) Apache
4 22 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (9.17%) Tomcat
6 17 (7.80%) Confluence
6 17 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (5.50%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.38%) JBoss
11 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.92%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.46%) CMS
12 1 (0.46%) Drupal
12 1 (0.46%) nginx
12 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (21.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Office
3 6 (2.75%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.92%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.50%) Office 365
3 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.92%) IaaS
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 71 (32.57%) DNS
2 41 (18.81%) Firewall
3 40 (18.35%) TCP/IP
4 30 (13.76%) SAN
5 21 (9.63%) DHCP
5 21 (9.63%) VPN
6 19 (8.72%) Internet
7 15 (6.88%) IPv6
8 14 (6.42%) HTTP
8 14 (6.42%) WAN
9 13 (5.96%) FTP
9 13 (5.96%) LAN
10 12 (5.50%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (5.05%) LDAP
11 11 (5.05%) NAS
12 10 (4.59%) IPv4
12 10 (4.59%) Reverse Proxy
13 8 (3.67%) SMTP
14 6 (2.75%) Ethernet
14 6 (2.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.21%) MySQL
4 7 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.21%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.21%) Redis
4 7 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.21%) Riak
5 2 (0.92%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.80%) JIRA
2 5 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (24.77%) Finance
2 29 (13.30%) Banking
3 5 (2.29%) Games
4 3 (1.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Front Office
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Local Government
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.34%) .NET
2 11 (5.05%) Web Services
3 8 (3.67%) JSON
4 7 (3.21%) Ajax
4 7 (3.21%) CSS
4 7 (3.21%) CSS3
4 7 (3.21%) ebXML
4 7 (3.21%) HTML
4 7 (3.21%) HTML5
4 7 (3.21%) jQuery
4 7 (3.21%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (3.21%) SOAP
4 7 (3.21%) XML
4 7 (3.21%) XML Messaging
5 5 (2.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.46%) J2EE
6 1 (0.46%) Middleware
6 1 (0.46%) RESTful
6 1 (0.46%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.13%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.21%) PKI
5 6 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.29%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.83%) Clustering
7 4 (1.83%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.83%) Replication
8 3 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.38%) Fintech
9 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.92%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.92%) IVR
9 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.92%) NHS
9 2 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 218 (100.00%) Windows
2 149 (68.35%) Windows Server
3 97 (44.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (44.04%) Linux
5 50 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (16.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (14.68%) Windows 7
8 24 (11.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (8.26%) Unix
10 17 (7.80%) Debian
11 14 (6.42%) Solaris
12 10 (4.59%) CatOS
12 10 (4.59%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.75%) Android
13 6 (2.75%) Mac OS
13 6 (2.75%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.38%) CentOS
15 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.18%) ITIL
2 32 (14.68%) Continuous Improvement
3 26 (11.93%) DevOps
4 23 (10.55%) Load Balancing
5 21 (9.63%) High Availability
6 20 (9.17%) Project Management
6 20 (9.17%) Systems Analysis
6 20 (9.17%) Web Operations
7 19 (8.72%) Incident Management
8 18 (8.26%) Migration
9 17 (7.80%) Performance Monitoring
10 15 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (6.42%) Asset Management
11 14 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (5.96%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.05%) Problem Management
14 10 (4.59%) Validation
15 9 (4.13%) Configuration Management
15 9 (4.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.69%) SQL
2 52 (23.85%) PowerShell
3 43 (19.72%) Python
4 35 (16.06%) Perl
5 22 (10.09%) Bash Shell
6 21 (9.63%) PHP
7 18 (8.26%) Ruby
8 4 (1.83%) VBScript
9 3 (1.38%) C#
9 3 (1.38%) C++
9 3 (1.38%) Java
9 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (16.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (14.68%) MCSE
3 24 (11.01%) MCITP
4 21 (9.63%) MCSA
5 19 (8.72%) Degree
5 19 (8.72%) MCP
6 8 (3.67%) AWS Certification
7 7 (3.21%) CCNA
7 7 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.83%) MCTS
10 1 (0.46%) CCA
10 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.46%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.46%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (50.92%) Active Directory
2 75 (34.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.30%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.80%) vSphere
5 8 (3.67%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.75%) XenApp
8 3 (1.38%) Docker
8 3 (1.38%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.38%) Xen
8 3 (1.38%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.46%) Firmware
9 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.46%) KVM
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.46%) Varnish
9 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (13.76%) SCCM
2 25 (11.47%) Nagios
2 25 (11.47%) Puppet
3 20 (9.17%) SCOM
4 5 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.29%) WSUS
5 3 (1.38%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.92%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.92%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.92%) vRealize
7 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.46%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.46%) Salt
7 1 (0.46%) Simpana
7 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 110 (50.46%) VMware
2 86 (39.45%) Microsoft
3 47 (21.56%) Cisco
4 43 (19.72%) Red Hat
5 26 (11.93%) Citrix
6 13 (5.96%) Apple
6 13 (5.96%) EMC
6 13 (5.96%) NetApp
7 11 (5.05%) HP
8 10 (4.59%) Oracle
9 8 (3.67%) Dell
9 8 (3.67%) Splunk
10 7 (3.21%) Bloomberg
10 7 (3.21%) Reuters
11 6 (2.75%) Symantec
12 5 (2.29%) Veeam
13 4 (1.83%) Fidessa
13 4 (1.83%) SonicWALL
14 3 (1.38%) Avaya
14 3 (1.38%) CommVault
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Salary: Up to £32,909 (Dependent on experience)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Netsource Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% pension + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + large benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Enderby, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £56750 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago