The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Windows Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Engineer
Rank 860 836 855
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Engineer 66 122 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 57 106 140
Median salary £47,500 £38,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Windows Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Windows Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

Windows Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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 -33 63 £47,500 +21.79% 3
London -30 41 £47,500 +5.55% 1
South East +10 16 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Berkshire +20 10 £60,000 +45.45% 1
City of London +38 6 £51,500 +90.74%
Reading +22 3 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Hampshire +10 3 £30,000 -16.66%
Portsmouth - 3 £30,000 -
Edinburgh +6 2 £47,500 +69.64%
Oxford +4 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -1 2 £36,000 +2.85%
Scotland -4 2 £47,500 +69.64% 1
Oxfordshire -8 2 £50,000 -
East of England +25 1 £35,000 - 1
North West +17 1 £40,000 -6.97%
Maidenhead +11 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Bristol +9 1 £55,000 +155.81%
Manchester +8 1 £40,000 -6.97%
South West +8 1 £55,000 +52.77%
Surrey +2 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Leeds +2 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge 0 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Yorkshire -5 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £36,000 -
Epsom - 1 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Windows Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Windows Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 156 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (74.36%) Windows Server
3 77 (49.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 70 (44.87%) Linux
6 62 (39.74%) VMware
7 57 (36.54%) Microsoft
8 53 (33.97%) SQL
8 53 (33.97%) IIS
9 47 (30.13%) Finance
9 47 (30.13%) PowerShell
10 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
10 44 (28.21%) Red Hat
11 43 (27.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 35 (22.44%) DevOps
12 35 (22.44%) DNS
13 34 (21.79%) Python
13 34 (21.79%) Bash Shell
14 32 (20.51%) Perl
14 32 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (19.87%) Windows 7
15 31 (19.87%) Cisco
15 31 (19.87%) Firewall
15 31 (19.87%) Puppet
15 31 (19.87%) Web Operations
16 30 (19.23%) Nagios
16 30 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 30 (19.23%) Banking
17 29 (18.59%) Tomcat
18 28 (17.95%) Apache

Windows Systems 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 53 (33.97%) IIS
2 29 (18.59%) Tomcat
3 28 (17.95%) Apache
4 27 (17.31%) Confluence
5 22 (14.10%) MS Exchange
6 15 (9.62%) SharePoint
7 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
11 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.28%) JBoss
11 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.28%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.28%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (1.28%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.90%) Office 365
2 15 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.28%) IaaS
4 2 (1.28%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.64%) Route 53
5 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.44%) DNS
2 31 (19.87%) Firewall
3 25 (16.03%) TCP/IP
4 21 (13.46%) SAN
5 13 (8.33%) VPN
5 13 (8.33%) WAN
6 12 (7.69%) LAN
7 10 (6.41%) FTP
7 10 (6.41%) Internet
8 9 (5.77%) DHCP
9 7 (4.49%) HTTP
9 7 (4.49%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (3.85%) IPv6
11 5 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (3.21%) IPv4
11 5 (3.21%) NAS
12 4 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.56%) SMTP
13 3 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.28%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.64%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (17.31%) JIRA
2 16 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.64%) Subversion
6 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.64%) WinDbg
General
1 47 (30.13%) Finance
2 30 (19.23%) Banking
3 6 (3.85%) Games
4 5 (3.21%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.28%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.41%) Web Services
2 8 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.28%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.64%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.64%) JSON
4 1 (0.64%) RESTful
4 1 (0.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.49%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.21%) PKI
4 4 (2.56%) Clustering
5 3 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.28%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.28%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.28%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.28%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.64%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Podcast
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
7 1 (0.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.64%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 156 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (74.36%) Windows Server
3 77 (49.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (44.87%) Linux
5 43 (27.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (19.87%) Windows 7
7 30 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (12.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.41%) Windows 8
10 9 (5.77%) Unix
11 5 (3.21%) Debian
11 5 (3.21%) Solaris
12 4 (2.56%) Android
12 4 (2.56%) CatOS
12 4 (2.56%) CentOS
12 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.92%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.44%) DevOps
2 31 (19.87%) Web Operations
3 27 (17.31%) Systems Analysis
4 24 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (14.74%) ITIL
6 14 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.33%) Migration
8 12 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 11 (7.05%) High Availability
10 10 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (5.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 7 (4.49%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.85%) Load Balancing
13 6 (3.85%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.85%) Project Management
14 5 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (3.21%) Service Management
15 4 (2.56%) Server Building
15 4 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.97%) SQL
2 47 (30.13%) PowerShell
3 34 (21.79%) Bash Shell
3 34 (21.79%) Python
4 32 (20.51%) Perl
5 18 (11.54%) Ruby
6 13 (8.33%) Java
7 12 (7.69%) Bourne shell
7 12 (7.69%) C++
7 12 (7.69%) Korn
8 3 (1.92%) C#
8 3 (1.92%) PHP
9 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.28%) VBScript
10 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.33%) MCSE
3 9 (5.77%) Degree
4 6 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.85%) MCITP
5 4 (2.56%) MCSA
6 3 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.28%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.64%) MCP
8 1 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) SLA
3 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.64%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (17.31%) Hyper-V
4 18 (11.54%) vSphere
5 6 (3.85%) Firmware
5 6 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.85%) XenApp
6 3 (1.92%) Docker
6 3 (1.92%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.64%) VMFS
8 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (19.87%) Puppet
2 30 (19.23%) Nagios
3 22 (14.10%) SCCM
4 15 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (7.69%) Ansible
6 7 (4.49%) NetBackup
6 7 (4.49%) SCOM
7 5 (3.21%) WSUS
8 2 (1.28%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.28%) vRealize
8 2 (1.28%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.64%) Cacti
9 1 (0.64%) Kibana
9 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.64%) Simpana
9 1 (0.64%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.64%) SnapVault
9 1 (0.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 62 (39.74%) VMware
2 57 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 44 (28.21%) Red Hat
4 31 (19.87%) Cisco
5 24 (15.38%) Citrix
6 14 (8.97%) HP
7 12 (7.69%) Atlassian
7 12 (7.69%) NetApp
8 10 (6.41%) Apple
8 10 (6.41%) EMC
9 8 (5.13%) Dell
10 7 (4.49%) Veeam
11 4 (2.56%) Meraki
11 4 (2.56%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.56%) Symantec
12 3 (1.92%) IBM
12 3 (1.92%) Juniper
13 2 (1.28%) Cognos
13 2 (1.28%) CommVault
13 2 (1.28%) LANDesk
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