Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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

Windows Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 156 116
Rank change year-on-year +29 -40 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 20 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.93% 0.85% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.86% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 29
Cambridge median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £35,000 £17,000
90th Percentile £49,250 £45,000 £41,650
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% +2.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2,071 2,661 2,226
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 97.87% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,618 2,078 1,862
Cambridge median annual salary £47,773 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.57% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,925 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,325 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.31% - +4.65%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in Cambridge

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in Cambridge

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Cambridge region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (35.00%) MCITP
7 7 (35.00%) Banking
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) SCCM
7 7 (35.00%) SCOM
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Python
8 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
9 5 (25.00%) Mitel
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) ProCurve
9 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (25.00%) Service Management
9 5 (25.00%) Firewall

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
1 5 (25.00%) Intranet
1 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Publishing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (20.00%) iPhone
3 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) MCITP
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
1 7 (35.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Mitel
3 5 (25.00%) ProCurve
3 5 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 4 (20.00%) Samsung
5 1 (5.00%) WorldPay