Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 407 380 315
Rank change year-on-year -27 -65 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 128 166 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.57% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.59% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 135 143 311
South East median annual salary £39,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,150 £21,300 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 28,562 28,053 34,579
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.74% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23,768 23,385 29,205
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.93%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Surrey +17 40 £42,500 +8.97% 4
Thames Valley -44 36 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Hampshire -9 30 £30,500 -10.95% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 15 £45,000 +36.36%
Berkshire -46 13 £39,000 -8.24% 2
West Sussex +11 12 £35,000 +20.69%
Oxfordshire -8 9 £22,000 -55.10% 2
Kent +13 7 £37,500 -5.06%
East Sussex -15 2 £23,500 -27.69%
Middlesex +9 1 £31,500 - 1
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 83 (64.84%) Windows Server
3 70 (54.69%) Active Directory
4 65 (50.78%) Microsoft
5 54 (42.19%) VMware
6 41 (32.03%) Firewall
6 41 (32.03%) Office 365
7 40 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 36 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (26.56%) SQL Server
10 33 (25.78%) DNS
11 32 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 30 (23.44%) SCCM
12 30 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (23.44%) SQL
13 29 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (20.31%) MS Exchange
16 25 (19.53%) PowerShell
17 22 (17.19%) Linux
18 21 (16.41%) DHCP
18 21 (16.41%) SCOM
19 20 (15.63%) Windows 10
20 19 (14.84%) LAN
21 18 (14.06%) DevOps
22 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Office
23 16 (12.50%) WAN
24 15 (11.72%) ITIL
24 15 (11.72%) Finance

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 26 (20.31%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.47%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.69%) IIS
5 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.34%) Confluence
6 3 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.78%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (32.03%) Office 365
2 29 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.47%) PaaS
5 4 (3.13%) IaaS
5 4 (3.13%) SaaS
6 2 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.03%) Firewall
2 33 (25.78%) DNS
3 21 (16.41%) DHCP
4 19 (14.84%) LAN
5 16 (12.50%) WAN
6 10 (7.81%) VPN
7 9 (7.03%) Wireless
8 8 (6.25%) Skype
8 8 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 7 (5.47%) VoIP
10 6 (4.69%) WebEx
11 5 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.91%) MPLS
11 5 (3.91%) VLAN
12 4 (3.13%) Ethernet
12 4 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (2.34%) Internet
13 3 (2.34%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (2.34%) SAN
13 3 (2.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) DB2
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Selenium
1 5 (3.91%) SoapUI
2 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.34%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.34%) JIRA
3 3 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (11.72%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Back Office
2 5 (3.91%) Retail
3 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.56%) Legal
4 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Military
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) .NET
2 5 (3.91%) Qt
2 5 (3.91%) Web Services
3 4 (3.13%) MFC
3 4 (3.13%) OpenGL
3 4 (3.13%) Universal Windows Platform
3 4 (3.13%) WinForms
3 4 (3.13%) WPF
4 3 (2.34%) WCF
4 3 (2.34%) XML
5 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.78%) HTML
6 1 (0.78%) JSON
6 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) PKI
1 10 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (7.03%) Replication
3 7 (5.47%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.47%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) EPoS
8 1 (0.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (64.84%) Windows Server
3 36 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (17.19%) Linux
6 20 (15.63%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.34%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.34%) Unix
8 3 (2.34%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.06%) DevOps
4 15 (11.72%) ITIL
5 14 (10.94%) Scrum
6 9 (7.03%) Migration
7 8 (6.25%) SDLC
7 8 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.47%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.47%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.69%) ITSM
9 6 (4.69%) TDD
10 5 (3.91%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.91%) OO
10 5 (3.91%) Performance Testing
11 4 (3.13%) Change Control
11 4 (3.13%) Change Management
11 4 (3.13%) Manual Testing
11 4 (3.13%) Test Planning
12 3 (2.34%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.44%) SQL
2 25 (19.53%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.94%) C#
4 6 (4.69%) C++
5 5 (3.91%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.56%) Perl
6 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.78%) Java
7 1 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (8.59%) Degree
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.47%) MCSE
4 5 (3.91%) CCNA
4 5 (3.91%) ISEB
4 5 (3.91%) MCP
4 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.56%) CCNP
7 2 (1.56%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.56%) MCSA
8 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCA
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.78%) MCITP
8 1 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) GDPR
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 32 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 30 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.34%) Docker
4 3 (2.34%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.78%) Firmware
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) XenApp
6 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (23.44%) SCCM
2 21 (16.41%) SCOM
3 5 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.34%) Packer
5 3 (2.34%) Puppet
5 3 (2.34%) SCSM
5 3 (2.34%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.34%) Terraform
6 2 (1.56%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.78%) Nessus
7 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.78%) Opsview
7 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (50.78%) Microsoft
2 54 (42.19%) VMware
3 14 (10.94%) Cisco
4 12 (9.38%) Citrix
5 9 (7.03%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.91%) Apple
7 4 (3.13%) Dell
7 4 (3.13%) HP
7 4 (3.13%) Mitel
7 4 (3.13%) Sophos
8 3 (2.34%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.34%) CommVault
8 3 (2.34%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (2.34%) Juniper
8 3 (2.34%) NetApp
8 3 (2.34%) Veeam
9 2 (1.56%) EMC
9 2 (1.56%) Google
9 2 (1.56%) IBM
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle