Period
to 28 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 386 514 446
Rank change year-on-year +128 -68 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 96 205 405
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.38% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.40% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 92 191 373
Median annual salary £68,750 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.95% +0.96% -5.45%
10th Percentile £42,050 £26,250 £26,600
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £39,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% -11.67% +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 20,414 51,497 63,729
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.59% 94.87% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17,216 41,872 52,420
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +117 33 £65,000 +30.00% 3
West London +72 2 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South London - 2 £43,750 - 1
East London +29 1 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (61.46%) Microsoft
3 52 (54.17%) Active Directory
4 51 (53.13%) Windows Server
5 50 (52.08%) VMware
6 38 (39.58%) PowerShell
7 37 (38.54%) Azure
8 35 (36.46%) Office 365
9 32 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (32.29%) Finance
11 29 (30.21%) Firewall
12 27 (28.13%) MS Exchange
13 26 (27.08%) DNS
13 26 (27.08%) AWS
14 25 (26.04%) Citrix
15 23 (23.96%) Ansible
16 22 (22.92%) Puppet
16 22 (22.92%) IIS
16 22 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
18 20 (20.83%) WAN
18 20 (20.83%) Cisco
19 19 (19.79%) DevOps
20 18 (18.75%) vSphere
20 18 (18.75%) IaaS
21 16 (16.67%) Terraform
21 16 (16.67%) Banking
21 16 (16.67%) Python
21 16 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
22 15 (15.63%) Fintech

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 27 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 22 (22.92%) IIS
3 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) Apache
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (38.54%) Azure
2 35 (36.46%) Office 365
3 26 (27.08%) AWS
4 18 (18.75%) IaaS
5 9 (9.38%) SaaS
6 4 (4.17%) PaaS
7 3 (3.13%) Mimecast
8 2 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (2.08%) GitHub
9 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.21%) Firewall
2 26 (27.08%) DNS
3 20 (20.83%) WAN
4 14 (14.58%) DHCP
4 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.38%) LAN
6 8 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 8 (8.33%) SAN
7 2 (2.08%) Internet
7 2 (2.08%) IPsec
7 2 (2.08%) Network Security
7 2 (2.08%) Skype
7 2 (2.08%) SNMP
7 2 (2.08%) VLAN
7 2 (2.08%) Wireless
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.04%) HTTP
8 1 (1.04%) SSH
8 1 (1.04%) VoIP
8 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) MySQL
3 2 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.08%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) GIS
4 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.04%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.08%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.08%) JUnit
4 2 (2.08%) Selenium
4 2 (2.08%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.08%) Subversion
4 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.04%) JIRA
5 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (32.29%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Law
4 5 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Military
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) LDAP
2 2 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.08%) Kafka
3 1 (1.04%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Private Cloud
2 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.08%) Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.08%) Wiki
7 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.42%) Linux
5 8 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.17%) Unix
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (2.08%) CentOS
9 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.08%) Solaris
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.04%) Android
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (19.79%) DevOps
3 16 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 15 (15.63%) Fintech
5 13 (13.54%) Infrastructure Automation
5 13 (13.54%) ITIL
5 13 (13.54%) Migration
6 11 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (10.42%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.42%) Server Virtualisation
8 9 (9.38%) High Availability
8 9 (9.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 8 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.25%) Asset Management
10 6 (6.25%) B2B
10 6 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.21%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (5.21%) Project Management
11 5 (5.21%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.67%) Python
3 13 (13.54%) SQL
4 7 (7.29%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.25%) Java
6 5 (5.21%) C#
7 4 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) CCNA
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.08%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.08%) MCITP
3 2 (2.08%) MCSE
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.04%) CISSP
4 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 32 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.75%) vSphere
4 15 (15.63%) XenApp
5 11 (11.46%) XenDesktop
6 10 (10.42%) Hyper-V
7 8 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (7.29%) DFS Replication
8 7 (7.29%) Docker
9 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (23.96%) Ansible
2 22 (22.92%) Puppet
3 16 (16.67%) Terraform
4 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (9.38%) SCCM
6 6 (6.25%) Kubernetes
7 4 (4.17%) Nagios
8 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.08%) SCOM
9 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.08%) WSUS
9 2 (2.08%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (1.04%) Perfmon
10 1 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (1.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (61.46%) Microsoft
2 50 (52.08%) VMware
3 25 (26.04%) Citrix
4 20 (20.83%) Cisco
5 12 (12.50%) HP
6 7 (7.29%) NetApp
7 6 (6.25%) EMC
7 6 (6.25%) Sun
8 4 (4.17%) Veeam
9 3 (3.13%) Apple
9 3 (3.13%) Asigra
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle
9 3 (3.13%) Solarflare
9 3 (3.13%) Sophos
9 3 (3.13%) Splunk
10 2 (2.08%) Databricks
10 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.04%) Dell
11 1 (1.04%) ESRI
11 1 (1.04%) Xerox