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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Engineer
Rank 858 902 863
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Engineer 32 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.027% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 39
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £50,050 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Windows Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 21 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 24 April 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 +14 32 £45,000 +32.35% 5
London +42 22 £45,000 - 2
South East +19 6 £52,500 +75.00% 3
Berkshire - 4 £58,750 - 1
Slough - 3 £65,000 -
City of London +33 2 - - 1
North West +15 2 £43,000 +30.30%
Rochdale - 2 £43,000 -
Manchester - 2 £43,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -
Reading - 1 £52,500 -
Bath - 1 £36,000 -
Kidlington - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £36,000 -
South West - 1 £36,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 £36,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £36,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £36,000 -
Ealing - 1 £52,500 -

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (62.67%) VMware
3 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
3 44 (58.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (58.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
6 30 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 28 (37.33%) MS Exchange
8 27 (36.00%) SQL
8 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
8 27 (36.00%) DNS
8 27 (36.00%) SAN
9 22 (29.33%) TCP/IP
10 19 (25.33%) Citrix
10 19 (25.33%) IIS
10 19 (25.33%) Firewall
11 18 (24.00%) Linux
11 18 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (22.67%) Finance
13 16 (21.33%) SCOM
14 15 (20.00%) SCCM
14 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (20.00%) ITIL
15 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (17.33%) XenApp
15 13 (17.33%) SaaS
16 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
17 11 (14.67%) DHCP

Windows Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (37.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.33%) IIS
3 18 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.33%) Lync
7 3 (4.00%) Apache
7 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) SaaS
2 8 (10.67%) Office 365
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.00%) DNS
1 27 (36.00%) SAN
2 22 (29.33%) TCP/IP
3 19 (25.33%) Firewall
4 11 (14.67%) DHCP
5 10 (13.33%) HTTP
5 10 (13.33%) LAN
5 10 (13.33%) WAN
5 10 (13.33%) VPN
6 9 (12.00%) LDAP
7 6 (8.00%) NAS
8 5 (6.67%) SMTP
9 4 (5.33%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.67%) NetScreen
10 2 (2.67%) VoIP
10 2 (2.67%) FTP
10 2 (2.67%) Internet
11 1 (1.33%) DSL
11 1 (1.33%) DMZ
11 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) LAMP
3 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) WSH
4 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 4 (5.33%) Clustering
4 3 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.00%) Open Source
5 2 (2.67%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.33%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (58.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (58.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (24.00%) Linux
4 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.67%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.00%) Windows NT
7 3 (4.00%) Debian
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.00%) UNIX
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (12.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.33%) DevOps
4 7 (9.33%) Project Management
5 6 (8.00%) Change Management
5 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.33%) Change Control
8 3 (4.00%) Migration
8 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.67%) Scrum
9 2 (2.67%) Workflow
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.67%) Kanban
10 1 (1.33%) High Availability
10 1 (1.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 27 (36.00%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) PHP
4 3 (4.00%) Perl
4 3 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) VBScript
5 2 (2.67%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.33%) Degree
3 7 (9.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (8.00%) MCSE
5 5 (6.67%) PMP
5 5 (6.67%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.33%) MCITP
7 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.00%) CCNA
8 2 (2.67%) CCA
8 2 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.67%) CCNP
9 1 (1.33%) MCP
9 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 35 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.33%) XenApp
4 11 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.67%) vSphere
5 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.00%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.00%) ISA Server
7 3 (4.00%) Varnish
7 3 (4.00%) XenServer
8 2 (2.67%) KVM
9 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (21.33%) SCOM
2 15 (20.00%) SCCM
3 8 (10.67%) Puppet
4 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.00%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.67%) WMI
7 2 (2.67%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (62.67%) VMware
2 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.33%) Citrix
4 10 (13.33%) HP
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco
7 4 (5.33%) NetApp
8 3 (4.00%) Veritas
8 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.00%) AppSense
8 3 (4.00%) Altiris
8 3 (4.00%) EMC
8 3 (4.00%) Intel
8 3 (4.00%) Sophos
9 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.67%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.67%) Veeam
9 2 (2.67%) Apple
9 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.67%) Symantec
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