Period
to 13 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 350 297 402
Rank change year-on-year -53 +105 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 48 96 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.64% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.67% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 46 81 99
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £33,000 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -2.50%
75th Percentile £56,000 £45,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £46,750 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.36% -5.00% -

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 13,896 14,279 25,307
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.97% 95.44% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10,302 11,714 20,916
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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 13 June 2021. 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 -33 18 £56,000 +55.56% 4
Hampshire -27 16 £45,500 +13.75% 1
Surrey -3 11 £30,000 -27.71%
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £56,000 +49.33%
Oxfordshire -29 6 £41,250 +14.58% 2
Berkshire -6 3 £50,000 +69.49% 2
East Sussex -4 2 £21,500 -42.67%
West Sussex -6 1 £27,000 -46.00% 1
Kent -17 1 £28,000 -
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 29 (60.42%) Windows Server
4 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 23 (47.92%) Azure
5 23 (47.92%) Microsoft 365
6 21 (43.75%) VMware
7 18 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (33.33%) Firewall
10 15 (31.25%) ITIL
10 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
11 14 (29.17%) AWS
11 14 (29.17%) Social Skills
12 12 (25.00%) SCCM
12 12 (25.00%) Project Delivery
12 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
13 11 (22.92%) vSphere
13 11 (22.92%) DNS
14 10 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (18.75%) Cisco
15 9 (18.75%) SQL
16 8 (16.67%) Linux
16 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
16 8 (16.67%) Citrix
16 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (16.67%) Meraki
16 8 (16.67%) Problem Management
16 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
16 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing

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 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (47.92%) Azure
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (29.17%) AWS
3 4 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Storage
4 1 (2.08%) Google Workspace
4 1 (2.08%) IaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) DNS
3 7 (14.58%) DHCP
4 6 (12.50%) WAN
5 5 (10.42%) LAN
5 5 (10.42%) SAN
6 3 (6.25%) Wireless
7 2 (4.17%) IPv4
7 2 (4.17%) IPv6
7 2 (4.17%) NAS
7 2 (4.17%) VoIP
7 2 (4.17%) VPN
8 1 (2.08%) Broadband
8 1 (2.08%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (29.17%) Social Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) PKI
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Windows Server
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.67%) Linux
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (31.25%) ITIL
3 12 (25.00%) Project Delivery
4 8 (16.67%) DevOps
4 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 8 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 6 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.17%) ISMS
9 2 (4.17%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) HNC
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.25%) MCSA
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) MCITP
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) vSphere
3 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 12 (25.00%) SCCM
2 8 (16.67%) Terraform
3 6 (12.50%) vRealize
4 2 (4.17%) Ansible
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (2.08%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.08%) SCSM
5 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (43.75%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco
4 8 (16.67%) Citrix
4 8 (16.67%) Meraki
5 6 (12.50%) CA
6 5 (10.42%) NetApp
7 3 (6.25%) Sophos
8 2 (4.17%) Apple
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) EMC
8 2 (4.17%) McAfee
9 1 (2.08%) F5
9 1 (2.08%) Google
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) Intel
9 1 (2.08%) Symantec
9 1 (2.08%) Veeam
9 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard