Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 425 350
Rank change year-on-year -14 -75 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 402 500 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.68% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.72% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 367 453 627
London median annual salary £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00% +11.73%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +2.56%

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 63,109 69,833 71,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 94.83% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 51,650 55,559 61,222
London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 December 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 December 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 -3 77 £45,000 -12.62% 21
South London -16 16 £46,250 +8.82%
West London +1 9 £50,000 +17.65% 10
East London -2 5 £32,000 -46.67% 1
North London +13 3 £50,000 +110.53% 2
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Windows
2 207 (51.49%) Windows Server
3 189 (47.01%) Active Directory
4 164 (40.80%) PowerShell
5 150 (37.31%) Microsoft
6 147 (36.57%) Finance
7 134 (33.33%) Linux
8 129 (32.09%) Office 365
9 122 (30.35%) VMware
10 117 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 112 (27.86%) Windows 10
12 101 (25.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 97 (24.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 90 (22.39%) DevOps
15 88 (21.89%) SCCM
16 83 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
17 81 (20.15%) Microsoft Azure
18 75 (18.66%) Cisco
19 72 (17.91%) Firewall
20 71 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
21 70 (17.41%) SQL
22 68 (16.92%) Windows 7
23 67 (16.67%) DNS
23 67 (16.67%) Citrix
24 65 (16.17%) Ansible
25 62 (15.42%) Puppet
25 62 (15.42%) MS Exchange
26 61 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
27 59 (14.68%) ITIL
28 56 (13.93%) Banking

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 62 (15.42%) MS Exchange
2 38 (9.45%) Apache
3 33 (8.21%) IIS
3 33 (8.21%) Skype for Business
4 32 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (6.47%) SharePoint
6 21 (5.22%) Tomcat
7 14 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (3.48%) nginx
8 13 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.75%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.25%) CMS
13 1 (0.25%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.25%) Drupal
13 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (13.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.25%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 129 (32.09%) Office 365
2 83 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (20.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.99%) Mimecast
5 8 (1.99%) SaaS
6 6 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.50%) IaaS
8 2 (0.50%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.25%) FinancialForce
9 1 (0.25%) Serverless
9 1 (0.25%) Slack
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (17.91%) Firewall
2 67 (16.67%) DNS
3 44 (10.95%) DHCP
4 41 (10.20%) SAN
5 35 (8.71%) TCP/IP
6 31 (7.71%) LAN
7 26 (6.47%) Internet
8 25 (6.22%) WAN
9 22 (5.47%) Skype
10 16 (3.98%) VPN
11 15 (3.73%) Network Security
12 11 (2.74%) Wireless
13 7 (1.74%) Unified Communications
14 6 (1.49%) FCoE
14 6 (1.49%) Intranet
14 6 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (1.49%) SNMP
14 6 (1.49%) VoIP
15 5 (1.24%) FTP
15 5 (1.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.71%) MySQL
3 26 (6.47%) MongoDB
4 21 (5.22%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.73%) Big Data
6 10 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.25%) Redis
12 1 (0.25%) Riak
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 34 (8.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 29 (7.21%) TeamCity
4 28 (6.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 25 (6.22%) Git (software)
6 21 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (4.98%) Hudson
7 20 (4.98%) Maven
7 20 (4.98%) MSBuild
7 20 (4.98%) Vagrant
8 15 (3.73%) WinDbg
9 12 (2.99%) JIRA
10 6 (1.49%) Redmine
11 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.25%) GitLab
12 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 147 (36.57%) Finance
2 56 (13.93%) Banking
3 19 (4.73%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.98%) Marketing
5 9 (2.24%) Games
6 8 (1.99%) Front Office
6 8 (1.99%) Law
7 6 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.00%) Legal
8 4 (1.00%) Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.96%) .NET
2 25 (6.22%) LAMP
2 25 (6.22%) Web Services
3 14 (3.48%) LEMP Stack
4 10 (2.49%) AngularJS
4 10 (2.49%) Node.js
4 10 (2.49%) React
5 5 (1.24%) J2EE
6 4 (1.00%) Software Packaging
6 4 (1.00%) XML
7 3 (0.75%) COM+
7 3 (0.75%) DCOM
7 3 (0.75%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.50%) LDAP
8 2 (0.50%) WAP
8 2 (0.50%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.25%) CSS
9 1 (0.25%) OAuth
9 1 (0.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
1 42 (10.45%) Hedge funds
2 35 (8.71%) User Experience
3 25 (6.22%) Fintech
4 17 (4.23%) PKI
5 15 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.48%) Marketing Technology
7 12 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (2.99%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.49%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (2.24%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.99%) Mobile Computing
10 8 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.74%) iPhone
11 7 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (1.24%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (1.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 402 (100.00%) Windows
2 207 (51.49%) Windows Server
3 134 (33.33%) Linux
4 117 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (27.86%) Windows 10
6 97 (24.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (16.92%) Windows 7
8 52 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (7.71%) CentOS
10 22 (5.47%) Android
11 21 (5.22%) Mac OS X
12 20 (4.98%) Ubuntu
13 14 (3.48%) Fedora
13 14 (3.48%) SUSE
14 12 (2.99%) Apple iOS
14 12 (2.99%) Windows 8
14 12 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (2.49%) Unix
16 5 (1.24%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (25.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 90 (22.39%) DevOps
3 71 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (14.68%) ITIL
5 44 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (7.71%) Computer Science
6 31 (7.71%) Configuration Management
7 29 (7.21%) Migration
8 26 (6.47%) Scrum
9 25 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (5.72%) Asset Management
11 21 (5.22%) Deployment Automation
12 20 (4.98%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (4.98%) Incident Management
12 20 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (4.98%) Systems Engineering
13 19 (4.73%) High Availability
14 15 (3.73%) Information Security
14 15 (3.73%) Security Patching
15 14 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 164 (40.80%) PowerShell
2 70 (17.41%) SQL
3 46 (11.44%) Bash Shell
4 41 (10.20%) VBScript
5 38 (9.45%) Perl
5 38 (9.45%) Python
6 34 (8.46%) Korn
7 31 (7.71%) Ruby
8 30 (7.46%) Java
9 28 (6.97%) Bourne shell
10 23 (5.72%) VB
11 19 (4.73%) C#
11 19 (4.73%) C++
12 18 (4.48%) C
13 14 (3.48%) PHP
14 10 (2.49%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.74%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.50%) R
17 1 (0.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 47 (11.69%) Degree
2 32 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (7.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (7.21%) CCNA
6 23 (5.72%) MCSE
7 13 (3.23%) MCP
8 11 (2.74%) CISSP
9 9 (2.24%) CCNP
9 9 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (1.49%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.49%) GIAC
10 6 (1.49%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (1.49%) MCSA
10 6 (1.49%) SANS
10 6 (1.49%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.49%) SSCP
11 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.98%) SLA
2 5 (1.24%) GDPR
3 3 (0.75%) COBIT
3 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 189 (47.01%) Active Directory
2 61 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (12.19%) Hyper-V
4 35 (8.71%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (7.46%) Docker
6 16 (3.98%) XenApp
7 15 (3.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 15 (3.73%) vSphere
8 10 (2.49%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.24%) BitLocker
10 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.49%) NFS
11 6 (1.49%) Samba
11 6 (1.49%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.00%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 88 (21.89%) SCCM
2 65 (16.17%) Ansible
3 62 (15.42%) Puppet
4 51 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (10.70%) Kubernetes
6 30 (7.46%) SCOM
7 25 (6.22%) Terraform
8 22 (5.47%) WMI
9 21 (5.22%) vRealize
10 19 (4.73%) SCOrch
11 14 (3.48%) Backup Exec
12 13 (3.23%) Perfmon
12 13 (3.23%) WSUS
13 9 (2.24%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 7 (1.74%) vCenter Server
15 6 (1.49%) Nagios
15 6 (1.49%) NetBackup
16 5 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
17 4 (1.00%) SCVMM
18 3 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 150 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 122 (30.35%) VMware
3 75 (18.66%) Cisco
4 67 (16.67%) Citrix
5 52 (12.94%) Red Hat
6 41 (10.20%) NetApp
7 32 (7.96%) HP
8 24 (5.97%) Apple
9 21 (5.22%) Oracle
9 21 (5.22%) SolarWinds
10 20 (4.98%) Atlassian
10 20 (4.98%) Dell
10 20 (4.98%) Dynatrace
11 17 (4.23%) EMC
12 15 (3.73%) CheckPoint
13 14 (3.48%) NETGEAR
14 13 (3.23%) Splunk
15 12 (2.99%) Veritas
16 10 (2.49%) Kaseya
16 10 (2.49%) ServiceNow