Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Windows Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 456 372 392
Rank change year-on-year -84 +20 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 1053 1483 1667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.83% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.86% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1369 1563
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,950 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
London -64 532 £55,000 +14.58% 34
South East -60 190 £39,000 +11.43% 9
North of England -30 169 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Yorkshire -22 89 £35,000 - 2
East of England -5 80 £40,000 +12.68% 8
North West -14 77 £29,000 -18.88% 5
Midlands -19 43 £30,000 -10.45% 13
South West -48 40 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Midlands +6 25 £40,000 +33.33% 9
West Midlands -9 18 £30,000 +33.33% 4
North East +9 3 £34,000 -20.00%
Windows Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1053 (100.00%) Windows
2 614 (58.31%) Windows Server
3 565 (53.66%) Active Directory
4 489 (46.44%) Microsoft
5 445 (42.26%) VMware
6 335 (31.81%) PowerShell
7 292 (27.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 278 (26.40%) Office 365
9 269 (25.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 257 (24.41%) Finance
11 254 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 245 (23.27%) MS Exchange
12 245 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 219 (20.80%) SQL Server
14 216 (20.51%) Linux
15 203 (19.28%) Hyper-V
16 201 (19.09%) ITIL
17 198 (18.80%) Windows 10
18 190 (18.04%) Citrix
19 188 (17.85%) Cisco
20 183 (17.38%) DNS
21 182 (17.28%) SQL
22 175 (16.62%) SCCM
23 173 (16.43%) Windows 7
24 167 (15.86%) DevOps
24 167 (15.86%) Firewall
25 166 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
26 156 (14.81%) SAN
27 140 (13.30%) DHCP
28 127 (12.06%) Data Centre

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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
1 245 (23.27%) MS Exchange
2 112 (10.64%) IIS
3 108 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (4.08%) Apache
6 42 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (3.51%) Tomcat
8 35 (3.32%) Confluence
9 33 (3.13%) SharePoint
10 28 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 26 (2.47%) Skype for Business
12 18 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.85%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.28%) CMS
15 3 (0.28%) JBoss
16 2 (0.19%) EPiServer
16 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
17 1 (0.095%) WordPress
Applications
1 127 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.47%) Houdini
6 5 (0.47%) Maya
6 5 (0.47%) NUKE
7 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.095%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.095%) Eikon
2 1 (0.095%) Magento
2 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.095%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 278 (26.40%) Office 365
2 245 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (3.32%) IaaS
5 28 (2.66%) PaaS
6 16 (1.52%) SaaS
7 13 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.57%) GitHub
10 5 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.47%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.28%) Datadog
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.19%) G Suite
13 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.095%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.095%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 183 (17.38%) DNS
2 167 (15.86%) Firewall
3 156 (14.81%) SAN
4 140 (13.30%) DHCP
5 123 (11.68%) TCP/IP
6 86 (8.17%) LAN
7 77 (7.31%) WAN
8 38 (3.61%) Internet
9 37 (3.51%) VPN
10 35 (3.32%) Wireless
11 33 (3.13%) Skype
12 32 (3.04%) VoIP
13 23 (2.18%) VLAN
14 16 (1.52%) NAS
15 15 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
17 11 (1.04%) Kerberos
18 9 (0.85%) FTP
18 9 (0.85%) LDAP
18 9 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (1.71%) NoSQL
4 15 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.33%) MySQL
6 11 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.19%) Big Data
10 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.19%) Redis
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.095%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.095%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.095%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 80 (7.60%) Octopus Deploy
2 75 (7.12%) TeamCity
3 72 (6.84%) Jenkins
4 66 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (4.08%) JIRA
6 39 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 37 (3.51%) Hudson
8 35 (3.32%) Git (software)
9 26 (2.47%) MSBuild
10 11 (1.04%) Subversion
10 11 (1.04%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.95%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.47%) Redmine
14 4 (0.38%) MSI
15 3 (0.28%) AdminStudio
15 3 (0.28%) AutoIt
15 3 (0.28%) GitLab
15 3 (0.28%) InstallShield
15 3 (0.28%) NuGet
General
1 257 (24.41%) Finance
2 108 (10.26%) Banking
3 31 (2.94%) Games
4 27 (2.56%) Retail
5 26 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.18%) Law
8 21 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.33%) Marketing
10 12 (1.14%) Legal
11 10 (0.95%) Back Office
12 7 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.57%) Publishing
14 5 (0.47%) Local Government
15 4 (0.38%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.38%) Front Office
16 2 (0.19%) Military
17 1 (0.095%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.095%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.095%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (9.69%) .NET
2 25 (2.37%) XML
3 19 (1.80%) Web Services
4 17 (1.61%) HTML
5 14 (1.33%) MFC
6 13 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 12 (1.14%) .NET Framework
7 12 (1.14%) jQuery
8 11 (1.04%) WSH
9 8 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (0.66%) Middleware
10 7 (0.66%) MSMQ
10 7 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (0.57%) XMPP
12 5 (0.47%) SAML
12 5 (0.47%) WPF
13 4 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
13 4 (0.38%) WinForms
14 3 (0.28%) Django
14 3 (0.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 127 (12.06%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 54 (5.13%) Hedge funds
4 51 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.42%) Driving Licence
7 29 (2.75%) Blackberry
8 26 (2.47%) Fintech
9 24 (2.28%) Clustering
10 20 (1.90%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (1.61%) Replication
12 14 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
12 14 (1.33%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.85%) iPad
15 8 (0.76%) Blog
15 8 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.76%) PKI
16 7 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1053 (100.00%) Windows
2 614 (58.31%) Windows Server
3 292 (27.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 269 (25.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 216 (20.51%) Linux
6 198 (18.80%) Windows 10
7 173 (16.43%) Windows 7
8 47 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (3.89%) Windows 8
10 40 (3.80%) Unix
11 37 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (2.47%) Windows XP
13 22 (2.09%) Android
13 22 (2.09%) CentOS
14 19 (1.80%) Mac OS
14 19 (1.80%) Mac OS X
15 18 (1.71%) Apple iOS
16 15 (1.42%) Ubuntu
17 11 (1.04%) Fedora
17 11 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (19.09%) ITIL
2 167 (15.86%) DevOps
3 93 (8.83%) Software Engineering
4 90 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 72 (6.84%) Migration
7 58 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 50 (4.75%) Task Automation
10 49 (4.65%) Mentoring
11 43 (4.08%) High Availability
12 40 (3.80%) Proactive Monitoring
13 33 (3.13%) Project Management
14 32 (3.04%) Time Management
15 31 (2.94%) Scrum
16 29 (2.75%) Low Latency
17 28 (2.66%) Service Management
18 25 (2.37%) E-Commerce
18 25 (2.37%) Patch Management
18 25 (2.37%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 335 (31.81%) PowerShell
2 182 (17.28%) SQL
3 101 (9.59%) C#
4 79 (7.50%) Python
5 53 (5.03%) C++
5 53 (5.03%) Perl
6 43 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 37 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 36 (3.42%) Ruby
9 31 (2.94%) Java
10 26 (2.47%) JavaScript
11 20 (1.90%) C
12 18 (1.71%) VBScript
13 16 (1.52%) Korn
13 16 (1.52%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.14%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.04%) Bourne shell
16 6 (0.57%) PHP
17 5 (0.47%) VB
18 1 (0.095%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 166 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (11.11%) Degree
3 111 (10.54%) MCSE
4 71 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (5.60%) CCNA
6 48 (4.56%) MCSA
7 41 (3.89%) MCP
8 37 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 35 (3.32%) MCITP
10 21 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (1.90%) Security Cleared
12 15 (1.42%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.85%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.76%) CCNP
15 6 (0.57%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (0.57%) RHCE
16 5 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
16 5 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
16 5 (0.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.13%) SLA
2 30 (2.85%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.52%) SEPA
4 9 (0.85%) QA
5 7 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.38%) GCP
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
System Software
1 565 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 254 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 203 (19.28%) Hyper-V
4 76 (7.22%) vSphere
5 70 (6.65%) XenApp
6 57 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (5.03%) XenDesktop
8 32 (3.04%) Docker
9 20 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (1.42%) DFS Replication
11 13 (1.23%) XenServer
12 11 (1.04%) NFS
12 11 (1.04%) Terminal Server
13 10 (0.95%) Samba
13 10 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (0.76%) vCloud
15 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.57%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.57%) Xen
17 5 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 175 (16.62%) SCCM
2 104 (9.88%) SCOM
3 98 (9.31%) Ansible
4 96 (9.12%) Puppet
5 94 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (5.98%) Nagios
7 30 (2.85%) WSUS
8 29 (2.75%) Icinga
9 24 (2.28%) Backup Exec
9 24 (2.28%) Terraform
10 23 (2.18%) vCenter Server
11 16 (1.52%) EdgeSight
11 16 (1.52%) Opsview
12 14 (1.33%) AirWatch
13 13 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 11 (1.04%) WMI
16 10 (0.95%) SCVMM
17 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
17 7 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 489 (46.44%) Microsoft
2 445 (42.26%) VMware
3 190 (18.04%) Citrix
4 188 (17.85%) Cisco
5 85 (8.07%) HP
6 84 (7.98%) Dell
7 62 (5.89%) NetApp
8 48 (4.56%) Red Hat
9 38 (3.61%) EqualLogic
10 32 (3.04%) Veeam
11 29 (2.75%) Atlassian
12 27 (2.56%) Apple
12 27 (2.56%) Reuters
13 26 (2.47%) EMC
14 24 (2.28%) Symantec
15 22 (2.09%) IBM
16 21 (1.99%) Avaya
17 19 (1.80%) Splunk
18 18 (1.71%) F5
18 18 (1.71%) Hitachi