The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 373 329
Rank change year-on-year -35 -44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 603 730 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.80% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.83% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 523 651 875
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -6 303 £50,000 +5.26% 46
Yorkshire +32 88 £32,500 -7.14% 7
South East -26 86 £42,500 +10.38% 11
East of England +7 44 £40,000 +14.28% 2
South West -4 28 £40,000 - 7
North West -29 25 £37,500 +7.14% 4
East Midlands +3 18 £45,000 +50.00% 4
West Midlands -6 6 £40,000 - 3
North East +12 5 £42,500 +23.18%
Windows Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1226 (100.00%) Windows
2 758 (61.83%) Active Directory
3 741 (60.44%) Windows Server
4 638 (52.04%) Microsoft
5 586 (47.80%) VMware
6 401 (32.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 355 (28.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 350 (28.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 345 (28.14%) MS Exchange
10 343 (27.98%) PowerShell
11 338 (27.57%) SQL Server
12 314 (25.61%) Linux
13 291 (23.74%) Office 365
14 275 (22.43%) DNS
15 274 (22.35%) Hyper-V
16 260 (21.21%) Cisco
17 236 (19.25%) SQL
18 226 (18.43%) DHCP
19 224 (18.27%) Finance
20 223 (18.19%) Firewall
21 215 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
22 186 (15.17%) ITIL
23 185 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
24 177 (14.44%) SCCM
25 170 (13.87%) SAN
26 168 (13.70%) Citrix
27 155 (12.64%) IIS
28 154 (12.56%) TCP/IP
29 150 (12.23%) MCSE
30 145 (11.83%) Microsoft Office

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
1 345 (28.14%) MS Exchange
2 155 (12.64%) IIS
3 139 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 91 (7.42%) SharePoint
5 87 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 66 (5.38%) Skype for Business
7 58 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (2.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 32 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
11 30 (2.45%) Apache
12 13 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.98%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.82%) Confluence
15 10 (0.82%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.73%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.49%) nginx
18 5 (0.41%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 145 (11.83%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.082%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.082%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.082%) Magento
2 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.082%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 291 (23.74%) Office 365
2 185 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.77%) IaaS
5 29 (2.37%) PaaS
6 14 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.14%) SaaS
7 10 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.16%) Akamai
11 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.082%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.082%) GitHub
12 1 (0.082%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.082%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.082%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.082%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 275 (22.43%) DNS
2 226 (18.43%) DHCP
3 223 (18.19%) Firewall
4 170 (13.87%) SAN
5 154 (12.56%) TCP/IP
6 115 (9.38%) LAN
7 108 (8.81%) WAN
8 90 (7.34%) VPN
9 70 (5.71%) Internet
10 63 (5.14%) VLAN
11 57 (4.65%) Skype
12 50 (4.08%) Wireless
13 39 (3.18%) VoIP
14 31 (2.53%) SMTP
15 28 (2.28%) iSCSI
16 25 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (1.79%) NAS
17 22 (1.79%) WebEx
18 21 (1.71%) SSL
19 20 (1.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (27.57%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 64 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
6 20 (1.63%) MySQL
7 17 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (0.98%) Relational Database
8 12 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.49%) Big Data
12 5 (0.41%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.41%) Redis
12 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.16%) DB2
14 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 57 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 53 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (4.24%) TeamCity
4 51 (4.16%) Jenkins
5 30 (2.45%) JIRA
6 23 (1.88%) Git (software)
7 17 (1.39%) Visual Studio
8 16 (1.31%) MSBuild
9 15 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (0.98%) Hudson
11 11 (0.90%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.57%) Selenium
13 5 (0.41%) MSI
13 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.33%) InstallShield
14 4 (0.33%) Subversion
15 3 (0.24%) Bitbucket
16 2 (0.16%) Cucumber
16 2 (0.16%) Fiddler
16 2 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 224 (18.27%) Finance
2 62 (5.06%) Banking
3 53 (4.32%) Games
4 33 (2.69%) Legal
5 27 (2.20%) Marketing
6 22 (1.79%) Law
7 21 (1.71%) Retail
8 19 (1.55%) Back Office
9 18 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.31%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.98%) Electronics
12 9 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.57%) French Language
13 7 (0.57%) Publishing
14 5 (0.41%) Front Office
14 5 (0.41%) Local Government
15 3 (0.24%) Advertising
16 2 (0.16%) German Language
17 1 (0.082%) Military
17 1 (0.082%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (6.85%) .NET
2 44 (3.59%) Web Services
3 28 (2.28%) Software Packaging
4 23 (1.88%) XML
5 22 (1.79%) WCF
6 20 (1.63%) .NET Framework
7 16 (1.31%) WPF
8 12 (0.98%) Entity Framework
8 12 (0.98%) NHibernate
8 12 (0.98%) SAML
9 10 (0.82%) Middleware
10 9 (0.73%) HTML
11 8 (0.65%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.65%) JSON
12 7 (0.57%) MSMQ
12 7 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (0.49%) XMPP
14 5 (0.41%) Kafka
14 5 (0.41%) MAPI
14 5 (0.41%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 82 (6.69%) Data Centre
2 73 (5.95%) Hedge funds
3 58 (4.73%) Clustering
4 57 (4.65%) Blackberry
5 53 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (4.24%) Computer Science
7 47 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 33 (2.69%) Replication
9 28 (2.28%) Fintech
10 16 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (1.22%) Driving Licence
11 15 (1.22%) PKI
11 15 (1.22%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.14%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (0.98%) EPoS
14 10 (0.82%) iPad
15 9 (0.73%) CMDB
15 9 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.73%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 1226 (100.00%) Windows
2 741 (60.44%) Windows Server
3 401 (32.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 350 (28.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 314 (25.61%) Linux
6 144 (11.75%) Windows 7
7 118 (9.62%) Windows 10
8 113 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (5.87%) Unix
10 62 (5.06%) Windows 8
11 53 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (3.51%) Windows XP
13 32 (2.61%) Mac OS
14 29 (2.37%) CentOS
15 25 (2.04%) Mac OS X
16 23 (1.88%) Android
17 20 (1.63%) Windows Vista
18 19 (1.55%) Ubuntu
19 16 (1.31%) Solaris
20 11 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (15.17%) ITIL
2 118 (9.62%) DevOps
3 80 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (5.95%) Migration
5 71 (5.79%) Configuration Management
6 69 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 66 (5.38%) Time Management
8 65 (5.30%) Software Engineering
9 56 (4.57%) High Availability
10 43 (3.51%) Mentoring
11 39 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
12 38 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 36 (2.94%) Problem Management
14 36 (2.94%) Project Management
15 35 (2.85%) E-Commerce
15 35 (2.85%) Task Automation
16 33 (2.69%) Service Management
17 31 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (2.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 343 (27.98%) PowerShell
2 236 (19.25%) SQL
3 100 (8.16%) C#
4 58 (4.73%) Python
5 51 (4.16%) Bash Shell
6 41 (3.34%) Perl
7 39 (3.18%) C++
8 34 (2.77%) C
9 30 (2.45%) Java
10 27 (2.20%) Ruby
11 21 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.63%) VB
13 13 (1.06%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.90%) Bourne shell
14 11 (0.90%) VBA
15 9 (0.73%) VBScript
16 6 (0.49%) JavaScript
16 6 (0.49%) Korn
17 4 (0.33%) PHP
17 4 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 215 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 150 (12.23%) MCSE
3 144 (11.75%) Degree
4 85 (6.93%) MCSA
5 75 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (4.73%) CCNA
7 44 (3.59%) CCNP
8 42 (3.43%) MCP
9 38 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 38 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 33 (2.69%) MCITP
11 22 (1.79%) Security Cleared
12 21 (1.71%) Master's Degree
13 14 (1.14%) HND
13 14 (1.14%) SC Cleared
14 13 (1.06%) GNVQ
15 12 (0.98%) CISSP
16 11 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.73%) DV Cleared
18 8 (0.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.92%) SLA
2 20 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.31%) QA
4 13 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 12 (0.98%) SEPA
6 6 (0.49%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.082%) MiFID
8 1 (0.082%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 758 (61.83%) Active Directory
2 355 (28.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 274 (22.35%) Hyper-V
4 122 (9.95%) VMware ESXi
5 105 (8.56%) vSphere
6 72 (5.87%) XenApp
7 50 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 29 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
10 14 (1.14%) Docker
10 14 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (1.06%) XenServer
12 10 (0.82%) Firmware
12 10 (0.82%) VMware Server
13 9 (0.73%) KVM
13 9 (0.73%) vCloud
14 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.49%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.33%) NFS
16 3 (0.24%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 177 (14.44%) SCCM
2 93 (7.59%) SCOM
3 76 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (6.20%) Puppet
4 64 (5.22%) Backup Exec
5 46 (3.75%) Ansible
6 30 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 29 (2.37%) Nagios
8 25 (2.04%) AirWatch
9 24 (1.96%) NetBackup
10 20 (1.63%) DameWare
10 20 (1.63%) Perfmon
11 18 (1.47%) vCenter Server
12 16 (1.31%) WSUS
13 14 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 12 (0.98%) Opsview
14 12 (0.98%) SCOrch
15 10 (0.82%) SCVMM
16 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
16 9 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 638 (52.04%) Microsoft
2 586 (47.80%) VMware
3 260 (21.21%) Cisco
4 168 (13.70%) Citrix
5 145 (11.83%) HP
6 98 (7.99%) NetApp
7 71 (5.79%) Dell
8 69 (5.63%) Red Hat
9 60 (4.89%) Symantec
10 53 (4.32%) Veeam
11 35 (2.85%) EMC
12 32 (2.61%) Meraki
13 30 (2.45%) Apple
14 28 (2.28%) SonicWALL
15 27 (2.20%) Avaya
15 27 (2.20%) Reuters
16 26 (2.12%) WatchGuard
17 24 (1.96%) Bloomberg
18 20 (1.63%) F5
19 19 (1.55%) Splunk
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oakham, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum 7% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits + On-Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago