Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 436 375 363
Rank change year-on-year -61 -12 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 451 585 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.83% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.87% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 387 536 705
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,400 £28,125 £25,200
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +8.00%

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 66,797 67,051 79,029
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.47% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54,491 55,531 68,467
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -19 89 £55,000 +10.00% 15
West London -33 20 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South London -4 14 £45,000 +80.00%
East London -4 8 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North London -2 2 £48,750 +54.36% 1
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 451 (100.00%) Windows
2 243 (53.88%) Active Directory
3 230 (51.00%) Windows Server
4 211 (46.78%) VMware
5 201 (44.57%) Microsoft
6 171 (37.92%) Finance
6 171 (37.92%) PowerShell
7 147 (32.59%) Linux
8 132 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 127 (28.16%) DevOps
10 116 (25.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 115 (25.50%) Office 365
12 102 (22.62%) Hyper-V
12 102 (22.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 97 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
13 97 (21.51%) Puppet
14 93 (20.62%) Citrix
15 91 (20.18%) DNS
16 88 (19.51%) SQL
17 84 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
18 82 (18.18%) Windows 7
19 77 (17.07%) SQL Server
19 77 (17.07%) SCCM
20 76 (16.85%) TCP/IP
20 76 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
21 74 (16.41%) DHCP
22 72 (15.96%) Windows 10
23 70 (15.52%) MS Exchange
24 65 (14.41%) Ansible
25 63 (13.97%) Python

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 70 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 50 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (8.20%) IIS
4 33 (7.32%) Skype for Business
5 29 (6.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (5.10%) Apache
7 21 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (3.55%) SharePoint
9 14 (3.10%) Tomcat
10 12 (2.66%) Confluence
10 12 (2.66%) WebSphere
11 10 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (2.22%) nginx
12 9 (2.00%) JBoss
13 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 41 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 132 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (25.50%) Office 365
3 97 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (7.76%) SaaS
5 25 (5.54%) IaaS
6 21 (4.66%) PaaS
7 18 (3.99%) GitHub
8 6 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.67%) G Suite
11 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 91 (20.18%) DNS
2 76 (16.85%) TCP/IP
3 74 (16.41%) DHCP
4 61 (13.53%) Firewall
5 60 (13.30%) SAN
6 46 (10.20%) LAN
7 45 (9.98%) VPN
8 41 (9.09%) WAN
9 25 (5.54%) Skype
10 20 (4.43%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (4.43%) NAS
11 13 (2.88%) VLAN
12 10 (2.22%) NetScaler
13 8 (1.77%) Internet
14 7 (1.55%) iSCSI
15 6 (1.33%) VoIP
15 6 (1.33%) Wireless
16 5 (1.11%) Network Security
17 4 (0.89%) 3G
17 4 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.10%) MySQL
3 18 (3.99%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.33%) Big Data
5 12 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.33%) Blockchain
7 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.89%) DB2
8 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.22%) OLTP
11 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (11.09%) Jenkins
2 37 (8.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 35 (7.76%) TeamCity
4 19 (4.21%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.21%) MSBuild
5 18 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (3.77%) Hudson
7 14 (3.10%) JIRA
8 13 (2.88%) GitLab
8 13 (2.88%) Subversion
9 6 (1.33%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.67%) Maven
11 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.22%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.22%) Redmine
12 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 171 (37.92%) Finance
2 52 (11.53%) Banking
3 28 (6.21%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.99%) Retail
5 18 (3.99%) Financial Institution
6 17 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.88%) Law
8 11 (2.44%) Billing
9 9 (2.00%) Front Office
10 5 (1.11%) Marketing
11 4 (0.89%) Advertising
12 3 (0.67%) Back Office
12 3 (0.67%) Legal
13 2 (0.44%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.22%) Electronics
14 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.54%) .NET
2 22 (4.88%) Web Services
3 14 (3.10%) React
4 13 (2.88%) Django
5 7 (1.55%) LDAP
6 5 (1.11%) X-Windows
7 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.67%) LAMP
7 3 (0.67%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.44%) J2EE
8 2 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.44%) REST
9 1 (0.22%) CSS
9 1 (0.22%) HTML
9 1 (0.22%) SAML
9 1 (0.22%) WSH
9 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.86%) Hedge funds
2 43 (9.53%) Data Centre
3 33 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (7.10%) Blackberry
5 21 (4.66%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.77%) Robotics
7 15 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.22%) Clustering
8 10 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (2.00%) Fintech
9 9 (2.00%) iPhone
9 9 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.55%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.11%) Replication
12 5 (1.11%) User Experience
13 4 (0.89%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 451 (100.00%) Windows
2 230 (51.00%) Windows Server
3 147 (32.59%) Linux
4 102 (22.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 72 (15.96%) Windows 10
8 28 (6.21%) Android
9 26 (5.76%) CentOS
9 26 (5.76%) Unix
10 24 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (4.43%) Fedora
11 20 (4.43%) Mac OS X
11 20 (4.43%) Ubuntu
12 19 (4.21%) Mac OS
13 14 (3.10%) SUSE
14 13 (2.88%) Nucleus RTOS
15 12 (2.66%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.55%) Windows Phone
16 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (28.16%) DevOps
2 76 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (11.09%) ITIL
6 38 (8.43%) Deployment Automation
7 28 (6.21%) Configuration Management
8 26 (5.76%) Mentoring
9 25 (5.54%) Migration
10 21 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (4.43%) Investment Management
11 20 (4.43%) Test Automation
12 19 (4.21%) Continuous Deployment
13 18 (3.99%) Artificial Intelligence
13 18 (3.99%) Low Latency
14 17 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (3.77%) Robotic Process Automation
15 16 (3.55%) Build Automation
15 16 (3.55%) Innovative Thinking
15 16 (3.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (37.92%) PowerShell
2 88 (19.51%) SQL
3 63 (13.97%) Python
4 44 (9.76%) Perl
5 43 (9.53%) Ruby
6 29 (6.43%) Bash Shell
7 24 (5.32%) Java
8 20 (4.43%) C#
9 18 (3.99%) Korn
10 17 (3.77%) Bourne shell
11 13 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.77%) VBScript
13 6 (1.33%) R
14 5 (1.11%) VB
15 3 (0.67%) C
16 2 (0.44%) Go
17 1 (0.22%) C++
17 1 (0.22%) F#
17 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (11.97%) Degree
2 38 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (7.76%) MCSE
4 30 (6.65%) MCSA
5 19 (4.21%) MCITP
6 17 (3.77%) CCNA
6 17 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.67%) CCA
9 3 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.67%) MCP
10 2 (0.44%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.44%) CCNP
10 2 (0.44%) RHCA
10 2 (0.44%) RHCE
10 2 (0.44%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.44%) SLA
3 9 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.89%) GDPR
4 4 (0.89%) QA
5 2 (0.44%) GCP
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 243 (53.88%) Active Directory
2 116 (25.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (22.62%) Hyper-V
4 37 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (7.76%) XenApp
6 27 (5.99%) Docker
6 27 (5.99%) XenDesktop
7 23 (5.10%) vSphere
8 12 (2.66%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.77%) Xen
9 8 (1.77%) XenServer
10 7 (1.55%) NFS
10 7 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.11%) Firmware
11 5 (1.11%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.67%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.67%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 97 (21.51%) Puppet
2 77 (17.07%) SCCM
3 65 (14.41%) Ansible
4 61 (13.53%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (5.99%) Terraform
6 25 (5.54%) AirWatch
7 20 (4.43%) WSUS
8 15 (3.33%) SCOM
9 14 (3.10%) Nagios
10 13 (2.88%) Icinga
11 11 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (2.22%) NetBackup
13 9 (2.00%) Jamf Pro
14 7 (1.55%) Salt
14 7 (1.55%) vCenter Server
15 6 (1.33%) Grafana
15 6 (1.33%) Perfmon
16 4 (0.89%) FortiGate
16 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
16 4 (0.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 211 (46.78%) VMware
2 201 (44.57%) Microsoft
3 93 (20.62%) Citrix
4 53 (11.75%) Cisco
4 53 (11.75%) NetApp
5 43 (9.53%) Red Hat
6 34 (7.54%) Bloomberg
7 32 (7.10%) Reuters
8 28 (6.21%) Nimble Storage
9 26 (5.76%) Splunk
10 25 (5.54%) Apple
11 24 (5.32%) Veeam
12 14 (3.10%) Blue Prism
13 13 (2.88%) HP
14 10 (2.22%) Juniper
14 10 (2.22%) Veritas
15 9 (2.00%) Oracle
16 8 (1.77%) Avaya
16 8 (1.77%) EqualLogic
17 7 (1.55%) Brocade