Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 487 435 444
Rank change year-on-year -52 +9 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 138 355 447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.64% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131 342 389
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £108,750 £82,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £44,375 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.39% - +5.88%

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 35,334 55,418 66,416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 95.38% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28,765 45,215 54,259
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +22 37 £53,000 +17.78% 2
West London +22 7 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East London +11 1 £38,000 -25.49%
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (72.46%) Active Directory
3 71 (51.45%) Windows Server
4 60 (43.48%) VMware
5 56 (40.58%) PowerShell
6 44 (31.88%) SCCM
7 43 (31.16%) Office 365
8 42 (30.43%) Azure
8 42 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 37 (26.81%) DNS
10 33 (23.91%) Finance
10 33 (23.91%) Windows 10
11 30 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 29 (21.01%) SCOM
13 24 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
14 23 (16.67%) Cisco
15 22 (15.94%) SQL
16 19 (13.77%) ITIL
17 18 (13.04%) PKI
18 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
18 17 (12.32%) Linux
18 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (11.59%) SharePoint
19 16 (11.59%) Citrix
19 16 (11.59%) AWS
20 15 (10.87%) Google
20 15 (10.87%) JIRA
20 15 (10.87%) Kanban
20 15 (10.87%) G Suite

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 16 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.87%) Confluence
3 12 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 43 (31.16%) Office 365
2 42 (30.43%) Azure
3 16 (11.59%) AWS
4 15 (10.87%) G Suite
5 6 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.90%) IaaS
7 3 (2.17%) PaaS
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.45%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.45%) GCP
8 2 (1.45%) Route 53
8 2 (1.45%) Serverless
8 2 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (26.81%) DNS
2 15 (10.87%) DHCP
3 9 (6.52%) Firewall
4 6 (4.35%) SAN
4 6 (4.35%) VoIP
5 5 (3.62%) NAS
6 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.90%) VPN
7 3 (2.17%) Internet
7 3 (2.17%) LAN
7 3 (2.17%) WAN
8 2 (1.45%) HTTP
8 2 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (1.45%) VSAN
9 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.72%) Skype
9 1 (0.72%) SS7
9 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (10.87%) JIRA
2 4 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.45%) WinDbg
General
1 33 (23.91%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Banking
3 6 (4.35%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Back Office
4 4 (2.90%) Law
5 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) .NET
2 4 (2.90%) Angular 2
2 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.45%) Node.js
3 2 (1.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) COM+
4 1 (0.72%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) PKI
2 11 (7.97%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (5.07%) Hedge funds
4 6 (4.35%) User Experience
5 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.45%) Clustering
6 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (51.45%) Windows Server
3 33 (23.91%) Windows 10
4 17 (12.32%) Linux
5 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.90%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.90%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.45%) Unix
9 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.72%) CentOS
10 1 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (13.77%) ITIL
3 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.87%) Kanban
4 15 (10.87%) People Management
4 15 (10.87%) Scrum
5 14 (10.14%) DevOps
6 11 (7.97%) Antivirus Management
7 9 (6.52%) Release Management
8 8 (5.80%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.07%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (4.35%) Systems Engineering
11 5 (3.62%) Migration
11 5 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.62%) Task Automation
12 4 (2.90%) CRM
12 4 (2.90%) Service Management
12 4 (2.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.58%) PowerShell
2 22 (15.94%) SQL
3 12 (8.70%) Python
4 9 (6.52%) C#
5 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.35%) Perl
7 5 (3.62%) C++
8 4 (2.90%) PHP
8 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.90%) VB
9 2 (1.45%) Go
9 2 (1.45%) Java
9 2 (1.45%) Ruby
9 2 (1.45%) VBScript
10 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.97%) MCSE
3 8 (5.80%) MCSA
4 5 (3.62%) Degree
4 5 (3.62%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.17%) CCNA
6 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.72%) MCITP
8 1 (0.72%) MCP
8 1 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (72.46%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
2 24 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.97%) vSphere
4 7 (5.07%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (5.07%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.07%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (3.62%) XenApp
6 4 (2.90%) Firmware
6 4 (2.90%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.45%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (1.45%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 44 (31.88%) SCCM
2 29 (21.01%) SCOM
3 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (5.07%) Ansible
5 6 (4.35%) vCenter Server
5 6 (4.35%) WSUS
6 3 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.17%) PowerCLI
6 3 (2.17%) Terraform
6 3 (2.17%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (1.45%) Grafana
7 2 (1.45%) Perfmon
7 2 (1.45%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.45%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.45%) vRealize
7 2 (1.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (1.45%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 60 (43.48%) VMware
2 42 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.67%) Cisco
4 16 (11.59%) Citrix
5 15 (10.87%) Google
5 15 (10.87%) Meraki
6 8 (5.80%) McAfee
7 7 (5.07%) EMC
8 6 (4.35%) NetApp
9 5 (3.62%) Dell
9 5 (3.62%) Ivanti
9 5 (3.62%) Splunk
9 5 (3.62%) Veeam
10 4 (2.90%) CommVault
10 4 (2.90%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (2.90%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.90%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.17%) Hitachi