The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Engineer
UK / England
Rank 365 414 344
Rank change year-on-year +49 -70  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 628 673 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.70% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.72% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 575 614 784
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +10.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Windows Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in England

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in England

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Engineer in England

Windows Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 268 £45,000 +2.27% 33
South East +53 147 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Yorkshire +68 75 £37,500 - 13
East of England +28 47 £39,500 -7.05% 5
South West +27 27 £43,750 +9.37% 1
North West -19 27 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East Midlands -1 14 £41,250 +33.26% 4
West Midlands +15 11 £42,000 +40.00% 1
North East - 11 £30,000 - 1
Windows Engineer
UK

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Windows Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 1313 (100.00%) Windows
2 765 (58.26%) Windows Server
3 717 (54.61%) Active Directory
4 646 (49.20%) Microsoft
5 586 (44.63%) VMware
6 425 (32.37%) PowerShell
7 404 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 373 (28.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 354 (26.96%) Linux
10 350 (26.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 314 (23.91%) SQL Server
12 305 (23.23%) MS Exchange
13 287 (21.86%) Hyper-V
14 283 (21.55%) MS Excel
15 275 (20.94%) Office 365
16 247 (18.81%) Finance
17 233 (17.75%) SQL
18 218 (16.60%) Firewall
19 214 (16.30%) IIS
20 208 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
21 204 (15.54%) DNS
22 195 (14.85%) ITIL
23 192 (14.62%) SCCM
24 184 (14.01%) Cisco
25 182 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
26 165 (12.57%) Citrix
27 155 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
28 153 (11.65%) DevOps
28 153 (11.65%) SAN
28 153 (11.65%) DHCP

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 305 (23.23%) MS Exchange
2 214 (16.30%) IIS
3 115 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 112 (8.53%) SharePoint
5 86 (6.55%) Skype for Business
6 79 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 59 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 35 (2.67%) Apache
10 32 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (1.60%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.52%) Tomcat
13 14 (1.07%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.91%) Confluence
15 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.46%) JBoss
17 6 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
18 5 (0.38%) ColdFusion
18 5 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 283 (21.55%) MS Excel
2 151 (11.50%) MS Office
3 13 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) HipChat
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.076%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 4 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.076%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 275 (20.94%) Office 365
2 208 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 155 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (1.45%) PaaS
6 18 (1.37%) IaaS
7 16 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.22%) SaaS
8 13 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.46%) GitHub
11 6 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.30%) G Suite
13 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 218 (16.60%) Firewall
2 204 (15.54%) DNS
3 153 (11.65%) DHCP
3 153 (11.65%) SAN
4 123 (9.37%) TCP/IP
5 101 (7.69%) LAN
6 88 (6.70%) WAN
7 76 (5.79%) Internet
8 74 (5.64%) VPN
9 66 (5.03%) Skype
10 64 (4.87%) VLAN
11 47 (3.58%) Wireless
12 34 (2.59%) VoIP
13 33 (2.51%) SMTP
14 31 (2.36%) SSL
15 26 (1.98%) NAS
16 24 (1.83%) iSCSI
16 24 (1.83%) NetScaler
17 21 (1.60%) Network Security
17 21 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 52 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
6 19 (1.45%) MySQL
7 18 (1.37%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.69%) Big Data
8 9 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (0.46%) InfluxDB
9 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.30%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.23%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.15%) DB2
13 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.076%) UniData
Development Applications
1 75 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 74 (5.64%) TeamCity
3 50 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 40 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (2.74%) MSBuild
6 34 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (2.59%) JIRA
7 31 (2.36%) Git (software)
8 27 (2.06%) Hudson
9 16 (1.22%) Vagrant
10 11 (0.84%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.46%) JMeter
11 6 (0.46%) Subversion
12 3 (0.23%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.23%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.23%) MSI
12 3 (0.23%) NuGet
12 3 (0.23%) NUnit
13 2 (0.15%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 247 (18.81%) Finance
2 91 (6.93%) Banking
3 55 (4.19%) Games
4 36 (2.74%) Back Office
5 23 (1.75%) Retail
6 22 (1.68%) Legal
6 22 (1.68%) Marketing
7 18 (1.37%) Law
7 18 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.84%) French Language
10 11 (0.84%) Publishing
11 7 (0.53%) Electronics
11 7 (0.53%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.38%) German Language
13 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.23%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (7.69%) .NET
2 71 (5.41%) Web Services
3 25 (1.90%) Software Packaging
4 21 (1.60%) Middleware
5 20 (1.52%) MSMQ
5 20 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 19 (1.45%) .NET Framework
7 16 (1.22%) HTML
8 15 (1.14%) ASP.NET
9 13 (0.99%) CSS
9 13 (0.99%) WCF
9 13 (0.99%) XML
10 12 (0.91%) JSON
10 12 (0.91%) MAPI
11 10 (0.76%) jQuery
12 9 (0.69%) SOAP
12 9 (0.69%) WPF
13 8 (0.61%) REST
14 7 (0.53%) Entity Framework
14 7 (0.53%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (5.86%) Data Centre
2 76 (5.79%) Clustering
3 73 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.43%) Hedge funds
6 39 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 32 (2.44%) Driving Licence
8 29 (2.21%) Private Cloud
9 26 (1.98%) Blackberry
10 22 (1.68%) PKI
11 19 (1.45%) Fintech
12 17 (1.29%) Replication
13 16 (1.22%) iPad
14 15 (1.14%) EPoS
14 15 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.91%) HP StoreVirtual
17 9 (0.69%) Contactless
17 9 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1313 (100.00%) Windows
2 765 (58.26%) Windows Server
3 404 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 354 (26.96%) Linux
5 350 (26.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 119 (9.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (7.84%) Windows 7
8 88 (6.70%) Unix
9 65 (4.95%) Windows 10
10 47 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (3.05%) Windows 8
12 34 (2.59%) Mac OS X
13 33 (2.51%) Windows XP
14 32 (2.44%) CentOS
15 24 (1.83%) Mac OS
16 21 (1.60%) Ubuntu
17 18 (1.37%) Apple iOS
17 18 (1.37%) Solaris
18 15 (1.14%) HPUX
19 13 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (14.85%) ITIL
2 153 (11.65%) DevOps
3 118 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (7.31%) Migration
5 82 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 75 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 74 (5.64%) Software Engineering
8 54 (4.11%) Mentoring
9 52 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (3.81%) Security Patching
11 47 (3.58%) Scrum
12 45 (3.43%) Project Management
12 45 (3.43%) Server Building
13 42 (3.20%) High Availability
13 42 (3.20%) Problem Management
14 40 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 35 (2.67%) Time Management
16 34 (2.59%) E-Commerce
17 31 (2.36%) Change Management
17 31 (2.36%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 425 (32.37%) PowerShell
2 233 (17.75%) SQL
3 92 (7.01%) C#
4 89 (6.78%) Python
5 64 (4.87%) C++
6 53 (4.04%) C
7 52 (3.96%) Java
8 48 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 44 (3.35%) Perl
10 41 (3.12%) Ruby
11 26 (1.98%) VB
12 19 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.37%) Bourne shell
14 15 (1.14%) JavaScript
15 13 (0.99%) Korn
15 13 (0.99%) VBScript
16 9 (0.69%) VBA
17 7 (0.53%) PHP
18 5 (0.38%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 182 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (10.74%) MCSE
3 107 (8.15%) Degree
4 70 (5.33%) MCSA
5 67 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (3.81%) CCNA
7 42 (3.20%) CCNP
8 41 (3.12%) MCP
9 36 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (2.28%) MCITP
10 30 (2.28%) Security Cleared
11 18 (1.37%) CISSP
12 16 (1.22%) SC Cleared
13 13 (0.99%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.69%) HND
14 9 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.61%) CCSE
15 8 (0.61%) PhD
16 7 (0.53%) CEH
16 7 (0.53%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.57%) SLA
2 7 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.38%) MiFID
3 5 (0.38%) QA
4 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.15%) EMIR
5 1 (0.076%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.076%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.076%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 717 (54.61%) Active Directory
2 373 (28.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 287 (21.86%) Hyper-V
4 93 (7.08%) vSphere
5 74 (5.64%) VMware ESX
5 74 (5.64%) XenApp
6 59 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (3.12%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.98%) Firmware
9 21 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
10 19 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 17 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (1.22%) XenServer
13 13 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.69%) NFS
15 7 (0.53%) Docker
15 7 (0.53%) KVM
15 7 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.46%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 192 (14.62%) SCCM
2 118 (8.99%) SCOM
3 105 (8.00%) Puppet
4 92 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (4.87%) Ansible
6 41 (3.12%) Nagios
7 34 (2.59%) Backup Exec
8 30 (2.28%) NetBackup
9 22 (1.68%) SCSM
10 20 (1.52%) WSUS
11 16 (1.22%) SCOrch
12 13 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
14 11 (0.84%) Packer
14 11 (0.84%) SCVMM
14 11 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 8 (0.61%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.53%) AirWatch
16 7 (0.53%) Grafana
16 7 (0.53%) Graphite
Vendors
1 646 (49.20%) Microsoft
2 586 (44.63%) VMware
3 184 (14.01%) Cisco
4 165 (12.57%) Citrix
5 131 (9.98%) HP
6 65 (4.95%) NetApp
7 64 (4.87%) Red Hat
8 43 (3.27%) Dell
9 41 (3.12%) Symantec
10 34 (2.59%) Apple
11 32 (2.44%) EMC
12 29 (2.21%) 3PAR
13 27 (2.06%) Google
13 27 (2.06%) Oracle
14 22 (1.68%) Avaya
15 21 (1.60%) IBM
15 21 (1.60%) SolarWinds
15 21 (1.60%) Veeam
16 18 (1.37%) CheckPoint
16 18 (1.37%) WatchGuard
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
The North Starr
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum + Company Vehicle
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £23k to £28k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Includes great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k-26k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday