Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 336 365
Rank change year-on-year -68 +29 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 525 682 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.90% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.94% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 474 655 733
London median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,350 £65,000
England 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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in London

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in London

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Engineer in London

Windows Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London -4 97 £55,000 +15.79% 7
West London +20 36 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South London +11 23 £42,500 +34.92% 1
East London -9 9 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North London +6 3 £26,000 -20.00%
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 525 (100.00%) Windows
2 315 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 253 (48.19%) Active Directory
4 242 (46.10%) Microsoft
5 241 (45.90%) PowerShell
6 210 (40.00%) VMware
7 205 (39.05%) Finance
8 154 (29.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 143 (27.24%) DevOps
10 132 (25.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 127 (24.19%) Office 365
12 126 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 126 (24.00%) SQL Server
13 124 (23.62%) Linux
14 123 (23.43%) MS Exchange
15 113 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 108 (20.57%) Cisco
17 106 (20.19%) Citrix
18 105 (20.00%) Windows 10
19 98 (18.67%) SQL
20 96 (18.29%) DNS
20 96 (18.29%) Banking
21 90 (17.14%) Windows 7
22 89 (16.95%) IIS
23 88 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
23 88 (16.76%) SCCM
24 86 (16.38%) SAN
25 85 (16.19%) ITIL
26 81 (15.43%) Ansible
27 77 (14.67%) Opscode Chef

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 123 (23.43%) MS Exchange
2 89 (16.95%) IIS
3 62 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (7.62%) Apache
5 38 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (6.48%) Tomcat
7 31 (5.90%) Confluence
8 27 (5.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 25 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (4.00%) SharePoint
11 14 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (2.48%) Skype for Business
13 9 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (1.33%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (0.38%) JBoss
17 1 (0.19%) CMS
17 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
17 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
17 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 51 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Eikon
1 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 154 (29.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (24.19%) Office 365
3 88 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.67%) IaaS
4 14 (2.67%) PaaS
5 11 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (2.10%) SaaS
6 7 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.14%) GitHub
8 4 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.57%) Datadog
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.19%) Loggly
11 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 96 (18.29%) DNS
2 86 (16.38%) SAN
3 72 (13.71%) DHCP
4 71 (13.52%) Firewall
5 48 (9.14%) TCP/IP
6 43 (8.19%) LAN
7 37 (7.05%) WAN
8 25 (4.76%) VPN
9 23 (4.38%) Wireless
10 12 (2.29%) Internet
11 11 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (2.10%) VLAN
12 10 (1.90%) Skype
13 9 (1.71%) Kerberos
14 7 (1.33%) FTP
14 7 (1.33%) Network Security
15 6 (1.14%) LDAP
15 6 (1.14%) NAS
16 4 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
16 4 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.76%) Redis
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.57%) Big Data
7 3 (0.57%) MySQL
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.19%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.19%) InterBase
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.19%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 75 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 67 (12.76%) TeamCity
3 59 (11.24%) Jenkins
4 49 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (7.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 35 (6.67%) Hudson
7 33 (6.29%) JIRA
8 24 (4.57%) Git (software)
8 24 (4.57%) MSBuild
9 10 (1.90%) Subversion
10 8 (1.52%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.57%) AdminStudio
12 3 (0.57%) AutoIt
12 3 (0.57%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.57%) MSI
12 3 (0.57%) NuGet
13 2 (0.38%) GitLab
13 2 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 205 (39.05%) Finance
2 96 (18.29%) Banking
3 20 (3.81%) Financial Institution
4 19 (3.62%) Law
5 15 (2.86%) Games
6 12 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.29%) Marketing
7 10 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.52%) Back Office
8 8 (1.52%) Retail
9 6 (1.14%) Legal
9 6 (1.14%) Publishing
10 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.76%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (12.95%) .NET
2 16 (3.05%) XML
3 11 (2.10%) WSH
4 8 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (1.52%) Web Services
5 7 (1.33%) MSMQ
5 7 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (1.14%) Middleware
7 4 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (0.76%) HTML
8 3 (0.57%) SAML
8 3 (0.57%) XMPP
9 2 (0.38%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.38%) Django
9 2 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.38%) JSON
9 2 (0.38%) Kafka
9 2 (0.38%) Sensu
9 2 (0.38%) WCF
9 2 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.95%) Data Centre
2 55 (10.48%) Hedge funds
3 42 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.33%) Blackberry
4 28 (5.33%) Fintech
5 15 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.29%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.90%) Clustering
8 10 (1.90%) Replication
9 9 (1.71%) Blog
10 8 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.57%) PKI
13 3 (0.57%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 525 (100.00%) Windows
2 315 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 132 (25.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 126 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 124 (23.62%) Linux
6 105 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 90 (17.14%) Windows 7
8 27 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (4.19%) Unix
10 20 (3.81%) Windows 8
11 15 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (2.48%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.48%) Ubuntu
13 12 (2.29%) Android
14 11 (2.10%) CentOS
14 11 (2.10%) Fedora
14 11 (2.10%) Mac OS
14 11 (2.10%) Solaris
15 7 (1.33%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (27.24%) DevOps
2 85 (16.19%) ITIL
3 61 (11.62%) Configuration Management
4 51 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (9.71%) Migration
5 48 (9.14%) Task Automation
6 39 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (5.52%) Software Engineering
8 28 (5.33%) Low Latency
9 27 (5.14%) High Availability
10 19 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (3.43%) Patch Management
11 18 (3.43%) Scrum
12 17 (3.24%) Project Management
13 15 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
14 14 (2.67%) Investment Management
14 14 (2.67%) Service Management
15 13 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
15 13 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (2.48%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 241 (45.90%) PowerShell
2 98 (18.67%) SQL
3 58 (11.05%) C#
4 53 (10.10%) Python
5 40 (7.62%) Perl
6 35 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 32 (6.10%) Ruby
8 25 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 16 (3.05%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.10%) Bourne shell
10 11 (2.10%) Java
10 11 (2.10%) Korn
11 10 (1.90%) C++
12 7 (1.33%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.95%) C
13 5 (0.95%) VBScript
14 3 (0.57%) VB
15 1 (0.19%) PHP
15 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (12.19%) Degree
2 60 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (6.48%) MCSE
4 23 (4.38%) CCNA
5 21 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.67%) MCSA
7 11 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.95%) RHCE
9 4 (0.76%) MCITP
9 4 (0.76%) MCP
10 2 (0.38%) CCNP
10 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.19%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.19%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.19%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 16 (3.05%) SEPA
3 8 (1.52%) SLA
4 5 (0.95%) QA
5 4 (0.76%) GCP
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 253 (48.19%) Active Directory
2 113 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (13.14%) Hyper-V
4 46 (8.76%) vSphere
4 46 (8.76%) XenApp
5 36 (6.86%) XenDesktop
6 27 (5.14%) Docker
7 17 (3.24%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (2.10%) DFS Replication
9 11 (2.10%) Terminal Server
10 9 (1.71%) XenServer
11 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.76%) vCloud
13 3 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.57%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 88 (16.76%) SCCM
2 81 (15.43%) Ansible
3 77 (14.67%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (14.10%) Puppet
5 64 (12.19%) SCOM
6 47 (8.95%) Nagios
7 28 (5.33%) Icinga
8 22 (4.19%) Terraform
9 16 (3.05%) Opsview
9 16 (3.05%) WSUS
10 14 (2.67%) Backup Exec
11 11 (2.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 11 (2.10%) WMI
12 10 (1.90%) AirWatch
13 8 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (1.33%) EdgeSight
14 7 (1.33%) Kubernetes
14 7 (1.33%) vCenter Server
15 6 (1.14%) SCOrch
15 6 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 242 (46.10%) Microsoft
2 210 (40.00%) VMware
3 108 (20.57%) Cisco
4 106 (20.19%) Citrix
5 62 (11.81%) HP
6 46 (8.76%) Dell
7 29 (5.52%) Red Hat
8 28 (5.33%) Atlassian
9 27 (5.14%) Reuters
10 23 (4.38%) NetApp
11 19 (3.62%) IBM
11 19 (3.62%) Splunk
12 18 (3.43%) Bloomberg
13 17 (3.24%) Veeam
14 15 (2.86%) 3PAR
15 13 (2.48%) Apple
16 12 (2.29%) EMC
16 12 (2.29%) F5
17 11 (2.10%) Hitachi
17 11 (2.10%) Symantec