Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 180 214
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 10 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £24,550 £33,750 £21,800
90th Percentile £44,625 £45,000 £44,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £40,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year -4.91% +35.83% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,820 3,711 4,611
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.46% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,782 3,099 3,480
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,972 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in Birmingham

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in Birmingham

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Engineer in Birmingham

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Windows Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (20.00%) High Availability
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (10.00%) Document Management
8 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 1 (10.00%) Visualfiles
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (10.00%) Google
8 1 (10.00%) MCTS
8 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) iManage
4 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat