The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Engineer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 380 343
Rank change year-on-year -21 -37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 631 786 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.80% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.83% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 548 691 902
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +10.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Windows Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in the UK

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in the UK

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Engineer in the UK

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 608 £42,500 +6.25% 81
London +6 307 £48,750 +2.63% 42
Yorkshire +41 88 £32,500 -7.14% 8
South East -44 88 £42,500 +11.84% 10
West Yorkshire +53 62 £37,500 +5.63% 7
Leeds +46 52 £37,500 +4.16% 4
East of England +2 44 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Berkshire -6 31 £45,000 - 3
South West +11 27 £40,000 - 7
North West -35 24 £37,500 +7.14% 4
City of London -9 23 £58,250 +13.10% 9
Surrey +37 21 £40,000 +2.56% 1
East Midlands +8 18 £45,000 +50.00% 3
East Yorkshire -1 17 £25,000 -1.96%
Hull -6 17 £25,000 -1.96%
Essex +9 16 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +10 15 £45,000 +80.00%
Nottingham +6 15 £45,000 +80.00%
Hertfordshire +3 15 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Manchester -29 14 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 12 £35,500 +56.04% 1
Cambridgeshire -21 12 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Cambridge -13 11 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Bracknell +28 8 £50,000 -4.76%
Reading +18 8 £48,750 -9.72%
Dorset +1 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Milton Keynes -6 8 £35,500 +57.77% 1
Watford -9 8 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +12 7 £27,500 -27.63% 4
West Sussex +6 7 £29,000 -27.50%

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 1281 (100.00%) Windows
2 782 (61.05%) Active Directory
3 772 (60.27%) Windows Server
4 661 (51.60%) Microsoft
5 607 (47.38%) VMware
6 415 (32.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 371 (28.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 367 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 353 (27.56%) MS Exchange
10 350 (27.32%) PowerShell
11 342 (26.70%) SQL Server
12 331 (25.84%) Linux
13 310 (24.20%) Office 365
14 290 (22.64%) DNS
15 280 (21.86%) Hyper-V
16 262 (20.45%) Cisco
17 248 (19.36%) SQL
18 239 (18.66%) DHCP
19 235 (18.35%) Finance
20 230 (17.95%) Firewall
21 223 (17.41%) Microsoft Certification
22 198 (15.46%) ITIL
23 196 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
24 178 (13.90%) SCCM
24 178 (13.90%) SAN
25 177 (13.82%) Citrix
26 162 (12.65%) IIS
27 161 (12.57%) Microsoft Office
28 158 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
28 158 (12.33%) TCP/IP

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 353 (27.56%) MS Exchange
2 162 (12.65%) IIS
3 143 (11.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 94 (7.34%) SharePoint
5 88 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 68 (5.31%) Skype for Business
7 59 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 38 (2.97%) Apache
10 33 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 32 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (1.25%) Tomcat
13 14 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.94%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.86%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.78%) Confluence
17 9 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.70%) JBoss
18 6 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 161 (12.57%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (3.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.078%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.078%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.078%) Magento
2 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.078%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 310 (24.20%) Office 365
2 196 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 158 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.65%) IaaS
5 29 (2.26%) PaaS
6 14 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.09%) SaaS
7 10 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.16%) Akamai
11 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.078%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.078%) GitHub
12 1 (0.078%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.078%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.078%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.078%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 290 (22.64%) DNS
2 239 (18.66%) DHCP
3 230 (17.95%) Firewall
4 178 (13.90%) SAN
5 158 (12.33%) TCP/IP
6 125 (9.76%) LAN
7 114 (8.90%) WAN
8 91 (7.10%) VPN
9 73 (5.70%) Internet
10 64 (5.00%) VLAN
11 58 (4.53%) Skype
12 52 (4.06%) Wireless
13 46 (3.59%) VoIP
14 32 (2.50%) SMTP
15 29 (2.26%) iSCSI
16 26 (2.03%) NAS
17 25 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
18 22 (1.72%) SSL
18 22 (1.72%) WebEx
19 20 (1.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (26.70%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 65 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (1.95%) MySQL
5 25 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 17 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.55%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.47%) Big Data
12 5 (0.39%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.39%) Redis
12 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.16%) DB2
14 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 61 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 56 (4.37%) TeamCity
3 55 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (4.22%) Jenkins
5 30 (2.34%) JIRA
6 25 (1.95%) Git (software)
7 18 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (1.41%) MSBuild
7 18 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.09%) Hudson
9 12 (0.94%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.55%) Selenium
11 6 (0.47%) MSI
12 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.31%) InstallShield
13 4 (0.31%) Subversion
14 3 (0.23%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.16%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.16%) Fiddler
15 2 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 235 (18.35%) Finance
2 66 (5.15%) Banking
3 53 (4.14%) Games
4 35 (2.73%) Legal
5 27 (2.11%) Marketing
6 24 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.80%) Law
8 21 (1.64%) Retail
9 20 (1.56%) Back Office
10 16 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.01%) Electronics
12 10 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.55%) French Language
13 7 (0.55%) Publishing
14 5 (0.39%) Front Office
14 5 (0.39%) Local Government
15 3 (0.23%) Advertising
16 2 (0.16%) German Language
17 1 (0.078%) Military
17 1 (0.078%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (6.79%) .NET
2 51 (3.98%) Web Services
3 28 (2.19%) Software Packaging
4 23 (1.80%) XML
5 22 (1.72%) WCF
6 20 (1.56%) .NET Framework
7 16 (1.25%) WPF
8 12 (0.94%) Entity Framework
8 12 (0.94%) NHibernate
8 12 (0.94%) SAML
9 10 (0.78%) Middleware
10 9 (0.70%) HTML
10 9 (0.70%) JSON
11 8 (0.62%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.62%) MSMQ
11 8 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (0.55%) J2EE
13 6 (0.47%) LAMP
13 6 (0.47%) MAPI
13 6 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 73 (5.70%) Hedge funds
3 60 (4.68%) Clustering
4 56 (4.37%) Blackberry
5 55 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (4.14%) Computer Science
7 48 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 33 (2.58%) Replication
9 28 (2.19%) Fintech
10 17 (1.33%) Driving Licence
11 16 (1.25%) PKI
11 16 (1.25%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (1.17%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.01%) EPoS
14 12 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
15 11 (0.86%) iPad
16 10 (0.78%) CMDB
17 9 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 9 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1281 (100.00%) Windows
2 772 (60.27%) Windows Server
3 415 (32.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 371 (28.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 331 (25.84%) Linux
6 157 (12.26%) Windows 7
7 130 (10.15%) Windows 10
8 114 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 78 (6.09%) Unix
10 70 (5.46%) Windows 8
11 62 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 44 (3.43%) Windows XP
13 32 (2.50%) Mac OS X
14 31 (2.42%) CentOS
14 31 (2.42%) Mac OS
15 26 (2.03%) Android
16 20 (1.56%) Ubuntu
16 20 (1.56%) Windows Vista
17 18 (1.41%) Solaris
18 13 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (15.46%) ITIL
2 130 (10.15%) DevOps
3 85 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (6.01%) Migration
5 74 (5.78%) Configuration Management
6 70 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 68 (5.31%) Software Engineering
8 67 (5.23%) Time Management
9 64 (5.00%) High Availability
10 42 (3.28%) Mentoring
11 39 (3.04%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 39 (3.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 38 (2.97%) Task Automation
13 36 (2.81%) Problem Management
13 36 (2.81%) Project Management
14 35 (2.73%) E-Commerce
15 34 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (2.65%) Service Management
16 31 (2.42%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 350 (27.32%) PowerShell
2 248 (19.36%) SQL
3 100 (7.81%) C#
4 68 (5.31%) Python
5 52 (4.06%) Bash Shell
6 49 (3.83%) Perl
7 43 (3.36%) C++
8 39 (3.04%) Java
9 38 (2.97%) C
10 36 (2.81%) Ruby
11 21 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.56%) VB
13 13 (1.01%) VB.NET
14 12 (0.94%) Bourne shell
14 12 (0.94%) VBA
15 10 (0.78%) PHP
15 10 (0.78%) VBScript
16 8 (0.62%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.55%) Korn
18 6 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 223 (17.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 156 (12.18%) MCSE
3 152 (11.87%) Degree
4 88 (6.87%) MCSA
5 76 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (4.61%) CCNA
7 45 (3.51%) CCNP
8 42 (3.28%) MCP
9 39 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 39 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 35 (2.73%) MCITP
11 22 (1.72%) Security Cleared
12 21 (1.64%) Master's Degree
13 14 (1.09%) HND
13 14 (1.09%) SC Cleared
14 13 (1.01%) CISSP
14 13 (1.01%) GNVQ
15 12 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.70%) DV Cleared
17 8 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.06%) SLA
2 20 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.25%) QA
4 13 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 12 (0.94%) SEPA
6 6 (0.47%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.078%) MiFID
8 1 (0.078%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 782 (61.05%) Active Directory
2 367 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 280 (21.86%) Hyper-V
4 128 (9.99%) VMware ESXi
5 108 (8.43%) vSphere
6 74 (5.78%) XenApp
7 51 (3.98%) XenDesktop
8 29 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (1.17%) Docker
10 15 (1.17%) XenServer
11 13 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (0.86%) Firmware
13 10 (0.78%) vCloud
13 10 (0.78%) VMware Server
14 9 (0.70%) KVM
15 6 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.47%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.31%) NFS
17 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 178 (13.90%) SCCM
2 93 (7.26%) SCOM
3 85 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
4 84 (6.56%) Puppet
5 66 (5.15%) Backup Exec
6 49 (3.83%) Ansible
7 31 (2.42%) Nagios
8 30 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 25 (1.95%) AirWatch
9 25 (1.95%) NetBackup
10 22 (1.72%) vCenter Server
11 20 (1.56%) DameWare
11 20 (1.56%) Perfmon
12 16 (1.25%) WSUS
13 14 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 12 (0.94%) Opsview
14 12 (0.94%) SCOrch
15 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
15 10 (0.78%) SCVMM
15 10 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 661 (51.60%) Microsoft
2 607 (47.38%) VMware
3 262 (20.45%) Cisco
4 177 (13.82%) Citrix
5 150 (11.71%) HP
6 100 (7.81%) NetApp
7 77 (6.01%) Red Hat
8 72 (5.62%) Dell
9 61 (4.76%) Symantec
10 53 (4.14%) Veeam
11 39 (3.04%) EMC
12 33 (2.58%) Apple
13 31 (2.42%) Meraki
14 28 (2.19%) Avaya
14 28 (2.19%) Reuters
15 27 (2.11%) SonicWALL
16 26 (2.03%) WatchGuard
17 25 (1.95%) Bloomberg
18 21 (1.64%) F5
19 20 (1.56%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum 7% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits + On-Call
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Company car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20 - 30% bonus + 8% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Gym, Life Insuranc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
CloudThing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Great company
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + on call Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago