Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 441 396 364
Rank change year-on-year -45 -32 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 418 588 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.78% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.83% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 363 521 658
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £27,275
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 65,630 71,257 76,032
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 94.80% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53,436 55,799 66,074
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 -21 76 £51,250 -0.49% 9
South London -2 19 £45,000 +16.13% 2
West London -6 14 £60,000 +33.33% 10
East London -1 6 £37,500 -25.00% 2
North London +4 2 £48,750 +87.50% 3
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 418 (100.00%) Windows
2 206 (49.28%) Active Directory
3 203 (48.56%) Windows Server
4 185 (44.26%) Microsoft
5 177 (42.34%) PowerShell
6 172 (41.15%) VMware
7 170 (40.67%) Finance
8 140 (33.49%) Office 365
9 130 (31.10%) Linux
10 106 (25.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 104 (24.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 96 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 96 (22.97%) Windows 10
13 95 (22.73%) DevOps
14 93 (22.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 90 (21.53%) Citrix
15 90 (21.53%) Amazon AWS
15 90 (21.53%) SCCM
16 86 (20.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 79 (18.90%) Windows 7
18 77 (18.42%) Hyper-V
18 77 (18.42%) DNS
19 74 (17.70%) Firewall
20 71 (16.99%) Puppet
21 67 (16.03%) SQL
22 65 (15.55%) SQL Server
22 65 (15.55%) MS Exchange
23 63 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
24 59 (14.11%) TCP/IP
25 55 (13.16%) 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 65 (15.55%) MS Exchange
2 53 (12.68%) Skype for Business
3 42 (10.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 23 (5.50%) IIS
6 13 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (2.63%) Apache
7 11 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.15%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.44%) Confluence
9 6 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.96%) nginx
10 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.72%) JBoss
11 3 (0.72%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 55 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 140 (33.49%) Office 365
2 106 (25.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (21.53%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (4.78%) SaaS
5 14 (3.35%) GitHub
6 10 (2.39%) IaaS
7 9 (2.15%) PaaS
8 7 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.20%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.20%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.72%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.24%) G Suite
12 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 77 (18.42%) DNS
2 74 (17.70%) Firewall
3 59 (14.11%) TCP/IP
4 54 (12.92%) DHCP
5 52 (12.44%) SAN
6 43 (10.29%) Skype
7 29 (6.94%) LAN
8 27 (6.46%) VPN
9 26 (6.22%) WAN
10 14 (3.35%) Internet
11 10 (2.39%) NAS
11 10 (2.39%) Wireless
12 8 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (1.91%) NetScaler
12 8 (1.91%) Unified Communications
13 7 (1.67%) VLAN
14 6 (1.44%) FCoE
14 6 (1.44%) SNMP
14 6 (1.44%) VoIP
15 5 (1.20%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.26%) Big Data
3 20 (4.78%) MySQL
4 14 (3.35%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.44%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.24%) Redis
10 1 (0.24%) Riak
Development Applications
1 38 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 24 (5.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 22 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 18 (4.31%) JIRA
5 14 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (3.11%) Hudson
6 13 (3.11%) MSBuild
7 12 (2.87%) Git (software)
8 10 (2.39%) WinDbg
9 7 (1.67%) GitLab
9 7 (1.67%) Subversion
10 6 (1.44%) Redmine
11 3 (0.72%) Maven
12 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.24%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.24%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.24%) MSI
13 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 170 (40.67%) Finance
2 55 (13.16%) Banking
3 33 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.07%) Financial Institution
5 14 (3.35%) Front Office
6 13 (3.11%) Retail
7 11 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.15%) Games
9 7 (1.67%) Law
10 5 (1.20%) Billing
11 3 (0.72%) Back Office
11 3 (0.72%) Legal
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.26%) .NET
2 20 (4.78%) Web Services
3 13 (3.11%) React
4 7 (1.67%) Django
5 6 (1.44%) J2EE
5 6 (1.44%) LDAP
6 5 (1.20%) X-Windows
7 4 (0.96%) XML
8 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.72%) LAMP
8 3 (0.72%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.48%) CSS
9 2 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.48%) HTML
9 2 (0.48%) REST
9 2 (0.48%) SAML
9 2 (0.48%) WAP
10 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.24%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.44%) Hedge funds
2 39 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.42%) Data Centre
4 25 (5.98%) Computer Science
5 22 (5.26%) Fintech
6 17 (4.07%) Cyberthreat
6 17 (4.07%) User Experience
7 15 (3.59%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (3.35%) Blackberry
9 13 (3.11%) Robotics
9 13 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.39%) PKI
11 9 (2.15%) iPhone
12 8 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.91%) Mobile Computing
13 6 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.44%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (1.20%) Clustering
15 4 (0.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 418 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (48.56%) Windows Server
3 130 (31.10%) Linux
4 104 (24.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (22.97%) Windows 10
6 93 (22.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 79 (18.90%) Windows 7
8 33 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (6.94%) Android
10 25 (5.98%) Ubuntu
11 22 (5.26%) CentOS
12 20 (4.78%) Mac OS X
13 17 (4.07%) Fedora
13 17 (4.07%) SUSE
13 17 (4.07%) Unix
13 17 (4.07%) Windows 8
14 12 (2.87%) Apple iOS
14 12 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (1.67%) Nucleus RTOS
15 7 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 95 (22.73%) DevOps
3 63 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (12.44%) ITIL
5 48 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (6.94%) Migration
8 25 (5.98%) Deployment Automation
9 24 (5.74%) Investment Management
10 20 (4.78%) Low Latency
10 20 (4.78%) Mentoring
11 18 (4.31%) Configuration Management
11 18 (4.31%) Innovative Thinking
11 18 (4.31%) Risk Management
12 17 (4.07%) High Availability
12 17 (4.07%) Mobile Device Management
12 17 (4.07%) Strategic Thinking
13 15 (3.59%) Artificial Intelligence
13 15 (3.59%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (3.59%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 177 (42.34%) PowerShell
2 67 (16.03%) SQL
3 54 (12.92%) Python
4 37 (8.85%) Perl
5 36 (8.61%) Ruby
6 28 (6.70%) Bash Shell
7 24 (5.74%) VBScript
8 23 (5.50%) Korn
9 17 (4.07%) Bourne shell
9 17 (4.07%) C#
9 17 (4.07%) Java
10 12 (2.87%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.39%) C
12 8 (1.91%) C++
13 7 (1.67%) R
14 5 (1.20%) VB
15 1 (0.24%) F#
15 1 (0.24%) Go
15 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (12.92%) Degree
2 24 (5.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (4.55%) MCSE
4 16 (3.83%) CCNA
5 12 (2.87%) MCSA
6 10 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (1.44%) CISSP
8 6 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (1.44%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.44%) GIAC
8 6 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.44%) Linux+ Certification
8 6 (1.44%) MCITP
8 6 (1.44%) SANS
8 6 (1.44%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.44%) SSCP
9 5 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.35%) SLA
2 5 (1.20%) GDPR
2 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 206 (49.28%) Active Directory
2 86 (20.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 42 (10.05%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (8.13%) XenApp
6 29 (6.94%) XenDesktop
7 26 (6.22%) Docker
8 16 (3.83%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (2.87%) vSphere
10 9 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (2.15%) XenServer
11 8 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (1.44%) NFS
13 6 (1.44%) Samba
13 6 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (1.44%) VMware NSX
14 5 (1.20%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.72%) OpenAM
15 3 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 90 (21.53%) SCCM
2 71 (16.99%) Puppet
3 52 (12.44%) Ansible
4 36 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (5.98%) Terraform
6 18 (4.31%) SCOM
6 18 (4.31%) WSUS
7 14 (3.35%) Nagios
8 12 (2.87%) Icinga
8 12 (2.87%) WMI
9 11 (2.63%) vRealize
10 10 (2.39%) Kubernetes
10 10 (2.39%) Perfmon
11 9 (2.15%) AirWatch
12 8 (1.91%) vCenter Server
13 6 (1.44%) Grafana
13 6 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (1.44%) Salt
14 5 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
15 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 185 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 172 (41.15%) VMware
3 90 (21.53%) Citrix
4 49 (11.72%) Cisco
5 47 (11.24%) Red Hat
6 41 (9.81%) NetApp
7 25 (5.98%) Apple
8 21 (5.02%) Bloomberg
9 20 (4.78%) SolarWinds
10 19 (4.55%) HP
10 19 (4.55%) Reuters
11 17 (4.07%) Splunk
12 16 (3.83%) Veeam
13 13 (3.11%) Blue Prism
14 12 (2.87%) Nimble Storage
15 10 (2.39%) Dell
16 9 (2.15%) EMC
17 8 (1.91%) Wyse
18 7 (1.67%) Fujitsu
18 7 (1.67%) IBM