Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 410 340 313
Rank change year-on-year -70 -27 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 128 214 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.69% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.71% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 127 178 278
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -9.09%
10th Percentile £24,150 £22,925 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,950 £57,500 £57,500
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 26,826 30,019 32,957
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.68% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22,162 25,026 27,572
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in the South East

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in the South East

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Engineer in the South East

Windows Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Thames Valley -22 46 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Surrey +36 37 £45,000 +1.12% 3
Hampshire -31 23 £27,500 -45.00% 5
Berkshire -19 20 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 17 £41,250 +17.86% 1
West Sussex -10 16 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +11 10 £60,000 +26.32%
Kent +21 4 £42,500 -5.56%
East Sussex +3 2 £23,500 -41.25%
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 78 (60.94%) Active Directory
4 77 (60.16%) Microsoft
5 71 (55.47%) Office 365
6 54 (42.19%) Firewall
7 52 (40.63%) VMware
8 49 (38.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 46 (35.94%) PowerShell
10 45 (35.16%) Microsoft Azure
11 39 (30.47%) DNS
12 37 (28.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (28.13%) Hyper-V
14 31 (24.22%) SCCM
15 30 (23.44%) DHCP
15 30 (23.44%) ITIL
16 29 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (22.66%) Windows 10
17 28 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (21.09%) Finance
19 25 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (18.75%) Citrix
21 23 (17.97%) SQL
22 22 (17.19%) Linux
23 21 (16.41%) DevOps
23 21 (16.41%) MCSE
23 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
23 21 (16.41%) SCOM
24 18 (14.06%) Migration

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (13.28%) Skype for Business
2 15 (11.72%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.59%) IIS
4 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.56%) Apache
6 2 (1.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.91%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 71 (55.47%) Office 365
2 45 (35.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (7.81%) SaaS
5 9 (7.03%) IaaS
6 8 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.13%) OneDrive
7 4 (3.13%) PaaS
8 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 54 (42.19%) Firewall
2 39 (30.47%) DNS
3 30 (23.44%) DHCP
4 14 (10.94%) Wireless
5 12 (9.38%) Skype
6 10 (7.81%) VPN
7 9 (7.03%) MPLS
7 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.25%) LAN
9 7 (5.47%) Internet
10 6 (4.69%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (4.69%) FTP
10 6 (4.69%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (4.69%) SAN
10 6 (4.69%) SMTP
10 6 (4.69%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (3.91%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (3.91%) VoIP
11 5 (3.91%) WAN
12 4 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Selenium
1 4 (3.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.69%) Electronics
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.91%) Marketing
4 5 (3.91%) Retail
5 4 (3.13%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Military
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) WPF
2 6 (4.69%) Web Services
3 5 (3.91%) Qt
4 4 (3.13%) MFC
4 4 (3.13%) OpenGL
4 4 (3.13%) Universal Windows Platform
4 4 (3.13%) WinForms
5 3 (2.34%) .NET
6 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.56%) LDAP
7 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) PKI
2 7 (5.47%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.47%) Replication
3 6 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.91%) EPoS
4 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.34%) BYOD
6 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 37 (28.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (22.66%) Windows 10
5 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (17.19%) Linux
7 7 (5.47%) Unix
7 7 (5.47%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.56%) VMS
10 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (38.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (23.44%) ITIL
3 29 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.41%) DevOps
5 18 (14.06%) Migration
5 18 (14.06%) Scrum
6 14 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (10.94%) Systems Engineering
7 12 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.25%) Time Management
9 7 (5.47%) Change Management
9 7 (5.47%) Project Management
10 6 (4.69%) Prototyping
11 5 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.91%) ITSM
11 5 (3.91%) OO
11 5 (3.91%) Programme Management
11 5 (3.91%) SDLC
11 5 (3.91%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.94%) PowerShell
2 23 (17.97%) SQL
3 14 (10.94%) C#
4 12 (9.38%) C++
5 8 (6.25%) Python
6 7 (5.47%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.56%) C
8 2 (1.56%) Go
8 2 (1.56%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 28 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (16.41%) MCSE
3 14 (10.94%) MCSA
4 9 (7.03%) CCA
4 9 (7.03%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (5.47%) Degree
6 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.13%) CCNA
7 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.13%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.56%) ISEB
9 2 (1.56%) MCP
10 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) GDPR
1 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 78 (60.94%) Active Directory
2 36 (28.13%) Hyper-V
3 25 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.69%) Terminal Server
6 4 (3.13%) vSphere
7 3 (2.34%) Docker
7 3 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.56%) iptables
8 2 (1.56%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.56%) Xen
9 1 (0.78%) Firmware
9 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.78%) pfSense
9 1 (0.78%) XenApp
9 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (24.22%) SCCM
2 21 (16.41%) SCOM
3 6 (4.69%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.34%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.34%) SCSM
5 3 (2.34%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.56%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.56%) Graphite
6 2 (1.56%) Kibana
6 2 (1.56%) Nagios
6 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.56%) Puppet
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.78%) Packer
7 1 (0.78%) Terraform
7 1 (0.78%) WSUS
7 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (60.16%) Microsoft
2 52 (40.63%) VMware
3 24 (18.75%) Citrix
4 16 (12.50%) Cisco
5 12 (9.38%) Apple
6 10 (7.81%) Google
7 6 (4.69%) Aruba
8 5 (3.91%) Dell
8 5 (3.91%) Meraki
8 5 (3.91%) SAP
9 4 (3.13%) Juniper
10 3 (2.34%) CommVault
10 3 (2.34%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.34%) Sophos
11 2 (1.56%) Centreon
11 2 (1.56%) HP
11 2 (1.56%) Proofpoint
12 1 (0.78%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.78%) Symantec