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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Engineer
Rank 856 909 847
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Engineer 41 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.019% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.020% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 35
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,900 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £77,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
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 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2015 within the UK.

Windows Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 20 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 28 July 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 +60 40 £37,500 -14.77%
South East - 20 £36,250 -
Surrey - 14 £35,000 -
London +15 12 £57,500 +14.42%
Redhill - 12 £37,250 -
Middlesex - 5 £37,500 -
East of England +9 3 £35,000 +2.94%
South West - 3 £36,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -
Huntingdon - 3 £35,000 -
Bath - 2 £36,000 -
Staines - 2 £33,000 -
Manchester - 2 £33,500 -
Somerset - 2 £36,000 -
City of London - 2 £50,000 -
North West - 2 £33,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 -
Swindon - 1 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 46 (61.33%) VMware
3 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
5 33 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (42.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (41.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (34.67%) SQL
9 23 (30.67%) DNS
9 23 (30.67%) Finance
9 23 (30.67%) PowerShell
10 21 (28.00%) MS Exchange
10 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
11 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (20.00%) ITIL
12 15 (20.00%) MCSE
12 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (18.67%) SCOM
14 13 (17.33%) Project Management
15 12 (16.00%) Citrix
15 12 (16.00%) MCSA
15 12 (16.00%) MCP
15 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
15 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
15 12 (16.00%) Asset Management
15 12 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
16 11 (14.67%) SCCM
16 11 (14.67%) Linux
16 11 (14.67%) SAN
17 10 (13.33%) HP

Windows Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.00%) IIS
4 7 (9.33%) Lync
4 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.00%) Apache
6 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.00%) SaaS
3 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) DNS
2 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.67%) SAN
4 10 (13.33%) Firewall
5 9 (12.00%) LAN
6 7 (9.33%) DHCP
7 6 (8.00%) WAN
8 3 (4.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.00%) HTTP
9 2 (2.67%) LDAP
9 2 (2.67%) Internet
9 2 (2.67%) VLAN
10 1 (1.33%) Wireless
10 1 (1.33%) DMZ
10 1 (1.33%) VoIP
10 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) MySQL
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.33%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.67%) CMDB
3 2 (2.67%) PKI
3 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.33%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (41.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.67%) Linux
5 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.00%) Debian
9 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Project Management
3 12 (16.00%) Asset Management
3 12 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (12.00%) Change Control
6 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.00%) DevOps
9 4 (5.33%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.33%) Server Building
9 4 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.00%) Open Source
10 3 (4.00%) Server Patching
10 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (4.00%) High Availability
10 3 (4.00%) Change Management
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) SQL
2 23 (30.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.33%) Perl
4 4 (5.33%) Python
5 3 (4.00%) VBScript
6 2 (2.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) MCSE
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.00%) MCSA
2 12 (16.00%) MCP
3 10 (13.33%) MCITP
4 6 (8.00%) Degree
5 4 (5.33%) CCNA
5 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.00%) CCNP
6 3 (4.00%) CCA
6 3 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
2 32 (42.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) XenApp
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.00%) Varnish
6 3 (4.00%) XenServer
6 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.67%) vSphere
7 2 (2.67%) UAG
8 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) SCOM
2 11 (14.67%) SCCM
3 8 (10.67%) Puppet
4 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.33%) WSUS
6 2 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) VMware
2 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.00%) Citrix
4 10 (13.33%) HP
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco
6 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.00%) CommVault
7 2 (2.67%) NetApp
7 2 (2.67%) Veritas
7 2 (2.67%) Remedy
7 2 (2.67%) Altiris
7 2 (2.67%) AppSense
8 1 (1.33%) Splunk
8 1 (1.33%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.33%) Google
8 1 (1.33%) Sophos
8 1 (1.33%) Juniper
8 1 (1.33%) Dell
8 1 (1.33%) EMC
8 1 (1.33%) Intel