Period
to 20 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £55,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 September 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 > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 477 446 396
Rank change year-on-year -31 -50 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 267 414 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.60% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.63% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 256 359 518
London median annual salary £55,250 £50,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.50% -0.50% +11.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 53,218 65,508 71,065
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 95.40% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43,339 53,329 55,645
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,199
% change year-on-year +2.00% +3.74% +1.47%

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 20 September 2019.

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 20 September 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
Central London +16 77 £40,000 -15.79% 15
West London +23 10 £50,000 -16.67% 3
East London +25 4 £27,500 -26.67% 2
South London -21 2 £61,750 +37.22% 2
North London -3 1 £27,500 -43.59% 1
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 London region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (67.79%) Active Directory
3 173 (64.79%) Windows Server
4 130 (48.69%) Azure
5 127 (47.57%) Office 365
5 127 (47.57%) Microsoft
6 126 (47.19%) PowerShell
7 90 (33.71%) AWS
8 85 (31.84%) Finance
8 85 (31.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 79 (29.59%) VMware
10 58 (21.72%) DNS
11 57 (21.35%) SCCM
12 51 (19.10%) Firewall
12 51 (19.10%) Windows 10
13 50 (18.73%) DevOps
13 50 (18.73%) Cisco
14 49 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 47 (17.60%) Citrix
16 45 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
17 44 (16.48%) Hyper-V
17 44 (16.48%) MS Exchange
18 42 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
19 39 (14.61%) SQL Server
20 37 (13.86%) DHCP
21 35 (13.11%) Linux
21 35 (13.11%) Azure Active Directory
22 32 (11.99%) Fintech
22 32 (11.99%) IIS
23 30 (11.24%) Microsoft Office

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 44 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.99%) IIS
3 24 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (7.12%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (3.00%) OpenStack
8 7 (2.62%) CloudStack
9 4 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.37%) Apache
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 130 (48.69%) Azure
2 127 (47.57%) Office 365
3 90 (33.71%) AWS
4 35 (13.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.37%) SaaS
6 7 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.62%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.62%) G Suite
6 7 (2.62%) GCP
6 7 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (2.25%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.87%) PaaS
9 4 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.50%) Serverless
10 3 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.12%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 58 (21.72%) DNS
2 51 (19.10%) Firewall
3 37 (13.86%) DHCP
4 29 (10.86%) VPN
5 26 (9.74%) SAN
5 26 (9.74%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.87%) VoIP
7 11 (4.12%) WAN
7 11 (4.12%) Wireless
8 10 (3.75%) LAN
9 6 (2.25%) Skype
10 5 (1.87%) IP Telephony
10 5 (1.87%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.87%) VLAN
11 4 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.50%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.50%) VSAN
12 3 (1.12%) NAS
12 3 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.50%) MySQL
3 4 (1.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.75%) Big Data
4 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.75%) Hudson
4 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.37%) git-flow
5 1 (0.37%) JIRA
5 1 (0.37%) Maven
5 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (31.84%) Finance
2 28 (10.49%) Banking
3 11 (4.12%) Law
4 6 (2.25%) Legal
5 4 (1.50%) Retail
5 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.12%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.75%) JSON
2 6 (2.25%) Web Services
3 5 (1.87%) COM
3 5 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.12%) Celery
4 3 (1.12%) Kafka
5 2 (0.75%) .NET
5 2 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.37%) COM+
6 1 (0.37%) DCOM
6 1 (0.37%) Django
6 1 (0.37%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.37%) LDAP
6 1 (0.37%) React
6 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.37%) Spring
6 1 (0.37%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.37%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.37%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.36%) Hedge funds
2 13 (4.87%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.25%) Clustering
6 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.50%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.12%) PKI
9 2 (0.75%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.37%) EPoS
10 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 173 (64.79%) Windows Server
3 51 (19.10%) Windows 10
4 45 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (13.11%) Linux
7 15 (5.62%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.37%) Android
9 7 (2.62%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.87%) CentOS
10 5 (1.87%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.50%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.37%) Fedora
13 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.37%) SUSE
13 1 (0.37%) Unix
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 50 (18.73%) DevOps
3 32 (11.99%) Fintech
4 25 (9.36%) Infrastructure as Code
4 25 (9.36%) ITIL
4 25 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (7.49%) Mobile Device Management
6 18 (6.74%) Configuration Management
7 13 (4.87%) Information Security
8 12 (4.49%) Asset Management
9 11 (4.12%) CRM
9 11 (4.12%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.12%) Migration
9 11 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (4.12%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.37%) Cloud Enablement
10 9 (3.37%) Investment Management
11 7 (2.62%) Workflow
12 6 (2.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (47.19%) PowerShell
2 28 (10.49%) SQL
3 27 (10.11%) Python
4 8 (3.00%) Ruby
5 7 (2.62%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.87%) C#
7 3 (1.12%) C++
7 3 (1.12%) VBA
8 2 (0.75%) C
8 2 (0.75%) Java
8 2 (0.75%) PHP
8 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.75%) VB
9 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.37%) MCSE
3 16 (5.99%) Degree
4 13 (4.87%) MCSA
5 11 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.75%) CCNA
7 8 (3.00%) MCITP
8 5 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.12%) CCA
9 3 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.75%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.75%) MCDST
10 2 (0.75%) MCP
10 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.37%) CCNP
11 1 (0.37%) CISSP
11 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.12%) QA
2 7 (2.62%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) EMIR
3 3 (1.12%) MiFID
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) GDPR
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 181 (67.79%) Active Directory
2 49 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (16.48%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.87%) vSphere
5 17 (6.37%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.49%) XenApp
7 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (3.37%) Docker
9 8 (3.00%) VMware NSX
9 8 (3.00%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (2.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (2.62%) Xen
11 5 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.12%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.75%) NFS
13 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (21.35%) SCCM
2 21 (7.87%) SCOM
3 18 (6.74%) Ansible
3 18 (6.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (4.49%) Kubernetes
4 12 (4.49%) Terraform
5 11 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.75%) Backup Exec
6 10 (3.75%) Puppet
7 9 (3.37%) Nagios
8 6 (2.25%) vRealize
9 4 (1.50%) SCSM
10 3 (1.12%) Control-M
10 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.12%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.75%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.75%) WSUS
12 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 127 (47.57%) Microsoft
2 79 (29.59%) VMware
3 50 (18.73%) Cisco
4 47 (17.60%) Citrix
5 21 (7.87%) NetApp
5 21 (7.87%) ServiceNow
6 20 (7.49%) HP
7 19 (7.12%) Dell
8 17 (6.37%) Splunk
9 11 (4.12%) EMC
9 11 (4.12%) Veeam
10 10 (3.75%) Kaseya
10 10 (3.75%) Veritas
11 9 (3.37%) Dynatrace
12 8 (3.00%) Bloomberg
13 6 (2.25%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.87%) Adobe
15 4 (1.50%) Apple
15 4 (1.50%) Google
15 4 (1.50%) iManage