Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 242 301
Rank change year-on-year -66 +59 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 40 96 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.88% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.91% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 82 58
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +10.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,325 £22,850
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,875 £41,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10013 10607 11545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 96.99% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8306 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in the South West

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in the South West

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Engineer in the South West

Windows Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Bristol -26 22 £36,000 +9.09%
Gloucestershire -4 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Somerset - 4 £34,500 -
Dorset -1 3 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Wiltshire -20 2 £38,250 +3.38%
Devon +21 1 £40,000 +52.38%
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South West region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
3 21 (52.50%) Windows Server
4 19 (47.50%) Linux
5 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (32.50%) VMware
6 13 (32.50%) ITIL
7 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
8 10 (25.00%) Samba
8 10 (25.00%) NFS
9 9 (22.50%) MCSE
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 7 (17.50%) Firewall
11 7 (17.50%) Games
11 7 (17.50%) Citrix
11 7 (17.50%) WAN
11 7 (17.50%) LAN
11 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.50%) Degree
11 7 (17.50%) Puppet
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (17.50%) Ansible
12 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (15.00%) C

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.50%) Houdini
2 5 (12.50%) Maya
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.50%) NUKE
2 5 (12.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) GitHub
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
2 7 (17.50%) WAN
3 5 (12.50%) FCoE
3 5 (12.50%) SNMP
4 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 4 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) 3G
7 1 (2.50%) ADSL
7 1 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (2.50%) SSH
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Redmine
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.50%) RSpec
4 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (17.50%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) LAMP
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.50%) Animation
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Smart City
4 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows Server
3 19 (47.50%) Linux
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.50%) CentOS
8 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.50%) Unix
10 1 (2.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (12.50%) 3D Animation
5 5 (12.50%) 3D Rendering
5 5 (12.50%) Coaching
5 5 (12.50%) High Availability
5 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (12.50%) User Stories
5 5 (12.50%) Visual Effects
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.50%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Defect Management
7 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.00%) SDLC
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C
2 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (12.50%) Korn
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) MCSE
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) CCNA
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.50%) CISSP
4 5 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) GIAC
4 5 (12.50%) Linux+ Certification
4 5 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (12.50%) SANS
4 5 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
4 5 (12.50%) SSCP
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) NFS
2 10 (25.00%) Samba
3 5 (12.50%) Firmware
3 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) VMware NSX
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.00%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) Docker
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Ansible
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
2 5 (12.50%) Nagios
2 5 (12.50%) vCenter Server
3 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 3 (7.50%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) Nessus
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) EMC
4 5 (12.50%) NetApp
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Avaya
6 2 (5.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.50%) McAfee
7 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.50%) Rackspace