Period
to 22 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 October 2021.

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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 626 361 511
Rank change year-on-year -265 +150 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 94 100 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.54% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 77 92 229
10th Percentile £33,000 £41,325 £29,800
25th Percentile £36,250 £52,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +21.74% +15.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £88,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% -5.56%

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 45,296 18,491 51,866
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.48% 93.56% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31,280 15,701 42,736
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +6.30% +5.83%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in London

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in London

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Engineer in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -84 15 £60,000 -14.29% 11
West London -75 3 £37,500 -31.82% 1
South London -21 1 £57,500 +21.05%
East London - 1 £80,000 - 3
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2021, 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 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (59.57%) Windows Server
3 55 (58.51%) PowerShell
4 50 (53.19%) Finance
5 45 (47.87%) Active Directory
6 41 (43.62%) Azure
7 36 (38.30%) Microsoft 365
7 36 (38.30%) DNS
8 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
9 29 (30.85%) Windows 10
10 26 (27.66%) VMware
11 25 (26.60%) DHCP
12 23 (24.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 21 (22.34%) Linux
14 20 (21.28%) SCCM
15 19 (20.21%) TCP/IP
15 19 (20.21%) Firewall
15 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (20.21%) Social Skills
16 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2016
16 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Intune
17 17 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (18.09%) Citrix
17 17 (18.09%) Microsoft Office
18 16 (17.02%) Service Delivery
19 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
20 14 (14.89%) VPN
20 14 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
20 14 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
20 14 (14.89%) vSphere

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 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 41 (43.62%) Azure
2 36 (38.30%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (11.70%) AWS
5 7 (7.45%) Yammer
6 6 (6.38%) OneDrive
7 5 (5.32%) Google Workspace
8 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (4.26%) IaaS
9 3 (3.19%) SaaS
9 3 (3.19%) Serverless
10 1 (1.06%) Azure Stack
10 1 (1.06%) Azure Storage
10 1 (1.06%) GCP
10 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (38.30%) DNS
2 25 (26.60%) DHCP
3 19 (20.21%) Firewall
3 19 (20.21%) TCP/IP
4 14 (14.89%) VPN
4 14 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (9.57%) SAN
6 8 (8.51%) NAS
7 7 (7.45%) LAN
7 7 (7.45%) SMTP
7 7 (7.45%) WAN
8 6 (6.38%) HTTP
8 6 (6.38%) NetScaler
8 6 (6.38%) SNMP
9 5 (5.32%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.06%) IPsec
11 1 (1.06%) IPv4
11 1 (1.06%) SSL
11 1 (1.06%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) MySQL
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.19%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (53.19%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Social Skills
3 11 (11.70%) Banking
4 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.45%) Electronics
5 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
5 7 (7.45%) Marketing
5 7 (7.45%) Public Sector
5 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.26%) Legal
7 2 (2.13%) Front Office
8 1 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.06%) International Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) WSH
2 7 (7.45%) Web Services
3 4 (4.26%) REST
4 3 (3.19%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.06%) LDAP
5 1 (1.06%) XML
5 1 (1.06%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Hedge funds
2 7 (7.45%) Social Media
3 6 (6.38%) EMC VNX
4 5 (5.32%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.26%) Clustering
5 4 (4.26%) Symmetrix
6 3 (3.19%) BYOD
6 3 (3.19%) Grid Computing
6 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.06%) Life Science
8 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.06%) PKI
8 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (59.57%) Windows Server
3 29 (30.85%) Windows 10
4 21 (22.34%) Linux
5 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (5.32%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.06%) CentOS
11 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (17.02%) Service Delivery
3 14 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (11.70%) ITIL
5 10 (10.64%) DevOps
6 9 (9.57%) Migration
7 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.45%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (7.45%) Cost Reduction
8 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
8 7 (7.45%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (7.45%) Facilities Management
8 7 (7.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (7.45%) Presales
8 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
10 5 (5.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 55 (58.51%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.45%) Python
3 6 (6.38%) Perl
3 6 (6.38%) PHP
4 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.06%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.38%) CCNA
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.38%) MCSA
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (47.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.89%) Virtual Desktop
3 14 (14.89%) vSphere
4 10 (10.64%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (6.38%) XenApp
7 4 (4.26%) Docker
8 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (21.28%) SCCM
2 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.38%) AirWatch
3 6 (6.38%) Icinga
3 6 (6.38%) Nagios
4 5 (5.32%) Ansible
4 5 (5.32%) Puppet
5 4 (4.26%) QRadar
5 4 (4.26%) SCOM
5 4 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (4.26%) Terraform
6 1 (1.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.66%) VMware
3 17 (18.09%) Citrix
4 13 (13.83%) Cisco
5 7 (7.45%) SAP
6 6 (6.38%) 3PAR
6 6 (6.38%) Brocade
6 6 (6.38%) EMC
6 6 (6.38%) Meraki
6 6 (6.38%) Nimble Storage
6 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.32%) Qualys
8 4 (4.26%) CyberArk
8 4 (4.26%) Infoblox
8 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.26%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.26%) Splunk
8 4 (4.26%) Symantec
9 2 (2.13%) CommVault
9 2 (2.13%) Speakerbus