Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 401 330 314
Rank change year-on-year -71 -16 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 144 222 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.74% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.77% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 150 204 315
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £54,300
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +12.00%

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 29,321 28,852 37,133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.80% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24,388 24,194 31,594
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -62 54 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Hampshire -2 42 £40,000 +4.58% 3
Surrey -10 28 £28,750 -32.35% 2
Berkshire -41 28 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 18 £45,000 +26.76% 1
West Sussex -7 11 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Oxfordshire -18 9 £22,000 -59.07% 3
Kent -12 6 £37,500 +25.00% 1
East Sussex -19 2 £23,500 -6.00%
Middlesex +12 1 £31,500 -11.27%
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (61.81%) Windows Server
3 77 (53.47%) Active Directory
4 56 (38.89%) VMware
5 54 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 40 (27.78%) SQL
6 40 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 33 (22.92%) Office 365
8 32 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (22.22%) Linux
9 27 (18.75%) Firewall
9 27 (18.75%) DNS
10 25 (17.36%) MS Exchange
11 24 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 24 (16.67%) SCCM
12 23 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (14.58%) TCP/IP
15 18 (12.50%) LAN
15 18 (12.50%) C#
15 18 (12.50%) PowerShell
16 17 (11.81%) DHCP
17 16 (11.11%) WAN
18 15 (10.42%) Software Engineering
18 15 (10.42%) Cisco
19 14 (9.72%) ITIL
19 14 (9.72%) SCOM
20 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2013

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 25 (17.36%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.47%) IIS
7 3 (2.08%) Confluence
7 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.08%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.69%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.92%) Office 365
2 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.47%) PaaS
5 3 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.08%) SaaS
6 2 (1.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.75%) DNS
1 27 (18.75%) Firewall
2 21 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.50%) LAN
4 17 (11.81%) DHCP
5 16 (11.11%) WAN
6 9 (6.25%) VPN
7 8 (5.56%) Network Security
8 7 (4.86%) VLAN
8 7 (4.86%) VoIP
9 6 (4.17%) WebEx
10 5 (3.47%) MPLS
11 4 (2.78%) SAN
11 4 (2.78%) SMS
11 4 (2.78%) Wireless
12 3 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (2.08%) Skype
12 3 (2.08%) Wireshark
13 2 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.47%) Selenium
2 5 (3.47%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.08%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.08%) JIRA
4 3 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.08%) Subversion
4 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (6.25%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Back Office
4 4 (2.78%) Legal
5 3 (2.08%) Games
5 3 (2.08%) Local Government
5 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) .NET
2 8 (5.56%) WCF
2 8 (5.56%) XML
3 5 (3.47%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) JSON
4 1 (0.69%) LDAP
4 1 (0.69%) MFC
4 1 (0.69%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.69%) Qt
4 1 (0.69%) Universal Windows Platform
4 1 (0.69%) WinForms
4 1 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.56%) Replication
3 7 (4.86%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.47%) Clustering
6 3 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.08%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.39%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) EPoS
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (61.81%) Windows Server
3 32 (22.22%) Linux
4 22 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.64%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 7 (4.86%) Unix
8 3 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.69%) Android
10 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.42%) Software Engineering
3 14 (9.72%) ITIL
4 11 (7.64%) Multithreading
5 8 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 8 (5.56%) OOP
5 8 (5.56%) SDLC
6 7 (4.86%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (4.86%) DevOps
6 7 (4.86%) Patch Management
7 6 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 5 (3.47%) Server Building
8 5 (3.47%) SIEM
9 4 (2.78%) Change Management
9 4 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.78%) Performance Testing
9 4 (2.78%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (2.78%) Scrum
9 4 (2.78%) TDD
9 4 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.78%) SQL
2 18 (12.50%) C#
2 18 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.56%) C++
4 5 (3.47%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.08%) C
5 3 (2.08%) Tcl
6 2 (1.39%) Perl
6 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.69%) Go
7 1 (0.69%) Java
7 1 (0.69%) Python
7 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) MCP
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.56%) Degree
3 6 (4.17%) MCSE
3 6 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.78%) ISEB
5 4 (2.78%) MCITP
5 4 (2.78%) MCSA
5 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.08%) CCNA
6 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.39%) CCNP
7 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 77 (53.47%) Active Directory
2 32 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.78%) Docker
4 4 (2.78%) Firmware
5 3 (2.08%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.39%) vSphere
6 2 (1.39%) XenApp
6 2 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (16.67%) SCCM
2 14 (9.72%) SCOM
3 4 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (2.78%) Packer
3 4 (2.78%) Terraform
3 4 (2.78%) WSUS
4 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.39%) Opsview
5 2 (1.39%) Puppet
5 2 (1.39%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.69%) Ansible
6 1 (0.69%) Consul
6 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.69%) SCSM
6 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (38.89%) VMware
2 54 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.42%) Cisco
4 12 (8.33%) Citrix
5 8 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.78%) HP
6 4 (2.78%) Mitel
7 3 (2.08%) Apple
7 3 (2.08%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.08%) Atmel
7 3 (2.08%) LogRhythm
7 3 (2.08%) NetApp
7 3 (2.08%) Veeam
8 2 (1.39%) Dell
8 2 (1.39%) EMC
8 2 (1.39%) IBM
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle
8 2 (1.39%) ProCurve
8 2 (1.39%) Sophos
9 1 (0.69%) Avaya