The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 121 106
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 19 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.45% 0.78% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.82% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 37
Median salary £47,500 £54,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.03% +96.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £42,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1274 1821 2377
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.33% 94.89% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1488 1625
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £74,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Windows Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in Reading

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Reading.

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in Reading

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Windows Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) VMware
3 22 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
6 15 (41.67%) DNS
6 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (33.33%) Linux
8 10 (27.78%) Clustering
8 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
9 9 (25.00%) Veeam
9 9 (25.00%) Data Management
9 9 (25.00%) EMC
9 9 (25.00%) arcserve
10 8 (22.22%) CommVault
10 8 (22.22%) NetBackup
10 8 (22.22%) Backup Exec
10 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (19.44%) NetApp
11 7 (19.44%) IIS
12 6 (16.67%) HP
12 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
12 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (16.67%) Office 365
12 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (16.67%) High Availability
13 5 (13.89%) Italian Language
13 5 (13.89%) Data Protection

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (19.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) NAS
4 1 (2.78%) Skype
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (13.89%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.78%) French Language
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.56%) Solaris
7 2 (5.56%) Unix
8 1 (2.78%) AIX
8 1 (2.78%) HPUX
8 1 (2.78%) IRIX
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Data Management
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (16.67%) High Availability
4 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.33%) Data Security
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps
6 1 (2.78%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (13.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 8 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) VMware
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) arcserve
3 9 (25.00%) EMC
3 9 (25.00%) Veeam
4 8 (22.22%) CommVault
5 7 (19.44%) NetApp
6 6 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (13.89%) Veritas
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco
9 1 (2.78%) CA
9 1 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle
9 1 (2.78%) Sun