Period
to 23 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

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

Windows Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 263 250 282
Rank change year-on-year -13 +32 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 50 119 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.95% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.98% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 47 112 66
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £46,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.73% +21.71% +2.70%
10th Percentile £25,550 £26,425 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 8,764 12,158 12,234
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 97.03% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,749 9,944 9,962
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +3.15%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in the East of England

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in the East of England

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Engineer in the East of England

Windows Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +20 31 £37,500 -37.50%
Cambridgeshire +4 12 £28,000 -46.67% 5
Bedfordshire -16 6 £41,250 -2.94%
Norfolk - 1 £30,000 - 1
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 East of England region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 27 (54.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (36.00%) VMware
7 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (32.00%) SQL
9 14 (28.00%) ITIL
9 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (26.00%) Firewall
11 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
11 12 (24.00%) DHCP
11 12 (24.00%) Office 365
12 11 (22.00%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
12 11 (22.00%) SCCM
13 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (20.00%) DNS
13 10 (20.00%) Apple
14 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
14 9 (18.00%) LAN
14 9 (18.00%) WatchGuard
15 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
15 8 (16.00%) Apple iOS
15 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
15 8 (16.00%) Sophos
15 8 (16.00%) Service Management

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Office 365
2 8 (16.00%) Mimecast
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.00%) G Suite
7 1 (2.00%) GitHub
7 1 (2.00%) IaaS
7 1 (2.00%) PaaS
7 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) Firewall
2 12 (24.00%) DHCP
3 10 (20.00%) DNS
4 9 (18.00%) LAN
5 7 (14.00%) Intranet
5 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
6 6 (12.00%) WAN
7 5 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 5 (10.00%) VLAN
7 5 (10.00%) VPN
8 3 (6.00%) SAN
9 2 (4.00%) ADSL
9 2 (4.00%) NAS
9 2 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (14.00%) Publishing
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.00%) JSON
1 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.00%) RESTful
1 1 (2.00%) WAP
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.00%) Life Science
3 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
6 8 (16.00%) Apple iOS
7 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (28.00%) ITIL
3 11 (22.00%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (16.00%) Service Management
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Server Building
6 2 (4.00%) Web Filtering
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.00%) High Availability
7 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.00%) Network Management
7 1 (2.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) Firmware
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) Apple
4 9 (18.00%) WatchGuard
5 8 (16.00%) Sophos
6 7 (14.00%) HP
6 7 (14.00%) Mitel
6 7 (14.00%) ProCurve
7 5 (10.00%) Dell
8 2 (4.00%) Avaya
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix
9 1 (2.00%) NetApp
9 1 (2.00%) Samsung
9 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.00%) Splunk
9 1 (2.00%) Veeam
9 1 (2.00%) Veritas
9 1 (2.00%) WorldPay