The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 419 345
Rank change year-on-year +49 -74  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 651 720 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.70% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.72% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 595 656 811
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +48 627 £41,500 -1.19% 82
London +7 267 £45,000 +2.27% 31
South East +60 145 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Yorkshire +68 77 £37,500 - 15
West Yorkshire +86 68 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Berkshire +51 56 £43,750 -2.77% 5
Leeds +55 46 £37,500 +3.44% 8
East of England +33 46 £36,750 -8.12% 6
City of London +38 32 £58,750 +17.50% 9
Surrey +36 31 £47,500 +18.75% 5
South West +34 27 £43,750 +9.37% 3
North West -14 27 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Manchester -17 21 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Kent +23 19 £30,000 -29.41%
Cambridgeshire +16 19 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Reading +45 18 £46,250 -3.64% 3
Bradford +24 17 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Hertfordshire +24 17 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Cambridge +8 17 £45,000 +2.85% 4
East Midlands +3 15 £42,500 +37.29% 5
Hampshire +20 12 £51,250 +34.86% 1
Maidenhead +19 12 £45,000 +100.00%
West Sussex +17 12 £41,500 -29.05%
Tyne and Wear +29 11 £30,000 +13.20%
Newcastle upon Tyne +21 11 £30,000 +13.20%
West Midlands +18 11 £42,000 +40.00% 1
North East +17 11 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Watford - 11 £24,000 -
Bracknell +8 9 £52,500 +21.38%
Dorset +36 8 £45,000 +20.00% 1

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1341 (100.00%) Windows
2 791 (58.99%) Windows Server
3 745 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 658 (49.07%) Microsoft
5 608 (45.34%) VMware
6 430 (32.07%) PowerShell
7 416 (31.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 386 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 368 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 357 (26.62%) Linux
11 320 (23.86%) SQL Server
12 310 (23.12%) MS Exchange
13 294 (21.92%) Hyper-V
14 293 (21.85%) MS Excel
15 288 (21.48%) Office 365
16 250 (18.64%) Finance
17 236 (17.60%) SQL
18 233 (17.38%) Firewall
19 223 (16.63%) DNS
20 221 (16.48%) IIS
21 220 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
22 199 (14.84%) ITIL
23 193 (14.39%) SCCM
24 185 (13.80%) Cisco
25 184 (13.72%) Microsoft Certification
26 168 (12.53%) Citrix
27 166 (12.38%) DHCP
28 164 (12.23%) Amazon AWS
29 159 (11.86%) MS Office
30 158 (11.78%) SAN

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
1 310 (23.12%) MS Exchange
2 221 (16.48%) IIS
3 118 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 115 (8.58%) SharePoint
5 88 (6.56%) Skype for Business
6 79 (5.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 60 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 37 (2.76%) Apache
10 32 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (1.57%) Tomcat
11 21 (1.57%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.04%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.89%) Confluence
14 8 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.52%) JBoss
15 7 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.37%) ColdFusion
16 5 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 293 (21.85%) MS Excel
2 159 (11.86%) MS Office
3 15 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.22%) HipChat
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.075%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 4 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 288 (21.48%) Office 365
2 220 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 164 (12.23%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (1.42%) PaaS
6 18 (1.34%) IaaS
7 16 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.19%) SaaS
8 14 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.89%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.45%) GitHub
12 6 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.30%) G Suite
14 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 233 (17.38%) Firewall
2 223 (16.63%) DNS
3 166 (12.38%) DHCP
4 158 (11.78%) SAN
5 130 (9.69%) TCP/IP
6 108 (8.05%) LAN
7 90 (6.71%) WAN
8 80 (5.97%) Internet
9 75 (5.59%) VPN
10 66 (4.92%) Skype
11 63 (4.70%) VLAN
12 51 (3.80%) Wireless
13 41 (3.06%) VoIP
14 33 (2.46%) SMTP
15 31 (2.31%) SSL
16 30 (2.24%) NAS
17 25 (1.86%) iSCSI
18 24 (1.79%) NetScaler
19 21 (1.57%) Network Security
19 21 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 53 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
6 18 (1.34%) MySQL
7 17 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (0.67%) Big Data
9 9 (0.67%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.45%) InfluxDB
10 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.37%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.30%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.22%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.15%) DB2
14 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.075%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 77 (5.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 76 (5.67%) TeamCity
3 50 (3.73%) Jenkins
4 40 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (2.68%) MSBuild
6 34 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (2.54%) JIRA
7 31 (2.31%) Git (software)
8 27 (2.01%) Hudson
9 16 (1.19%) Vagrant
10 12 (0.89%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.45%) JMeter
11 6 (0.45%) Subversion
12 4 (0.30%) MSI
13 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.22%) InstallShield
13 3 (0.22%) NuGet
13 3 (0.22%) NUnit
14 2 (0.15%) Axure RP
14 2 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 250 (18.64%) Finance
2 90 (6.71%) Banking
3 55 (4.10%) Games
4 36 (2.68%) Back Office
5 23 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 23 (1.72%) Retail
6 22 (1.64%) Legal
6 22 (1.64%) Marketing
7 19 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.27%) Law
9 13 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.82%) French Language
10 11 (0.82%) Publishing
11 7 (0.52%) Electronics
11 7 (0.52%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.37%) German Language
13 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.22%) Advertising
14 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (7.53%) .NET
2 74 (5.52%) Web Services
3 25 (1.86%) Software Packaging
4 20 (1.49%) MSMQ
4 20 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 19 (1.42%) Middleware
6 18 (1.34%) .NET Framework
7 16 (1.19%) HTML
8 15 (1.12%) ASP.NET
9 13 (0.97%) CSS
9 13 (0.97%) WCF
9 13 (0.97%) XML
10 12 (0.89%) JSON
10 12 (0.89%) MAPI
11 10 (0.75%) jQuery
12 9 (0.67%) WPF
13 8 (0.60%) SOAP
14 7 (0.52%) Entity Framework
14 7 (0.52%) REST
14 7 (0.52%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.82%) Clustering
2 77 (5.74%) Data Centre
3 75 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.36%) Hedge funds
6 40 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 32 (2.39%) Driving Licence
8 29 (2.16%) Private Cloud
9 25 (1.86%) Blackberry
10 23 (1.72%) PKI
11 19 (1.42%) Fintech
12 17 (1.27%) Replication
13 16 (1.19%) iPad
14 15 (1.12%) EPoS
14 15 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
15 13 (0.97%) HP StoreVirtual
16 12 (0.89%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.75%) Public Cloud
18 9 (0.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1341 (100.00%) Windows
2 791 (58.99%) Windows Server
3 416 (31.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 368 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 357 (26.62%) Linux
6 122 (9.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 115 (8.58%) Windows 7
8 89 (6.64%) Unix
9 78 (5.82%) Windows 10
10 51 (3.80%) Windows 8
11 49 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (3.06%) Mac OS X
13 35 (2.61%) Windows XP
14 33 (2.46%) CentOS
15 25 (1.86%) Mac OS
16 21 (1.57%) Ubuntu
17 20 (1.49%) Apple iOS
18 17 (1.27%) Solaris
19 15 (1.12%) HPUX
20 14 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (14.84%) ITIL
2 155 (11.56%) DevOps
3 117 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (7.46%) Migration
5 78 (5.82%) Configuration Management
6 76 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 74 (5.52%) Software Engineering
8 54 (4.03%) Mentoring
9 52 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (3.65%) Security Patching
11 46 (3.43%) Scrum
12 44 (3.28%) Project Management
12 44 (3.28%) Server Building
13 43 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (3.13%) High Availability
14 42 (3.13%) Problem Management
15 35 (2.61%) Time Management
16 34 (2.54%) E-Commerce
17 33 (2.46%) Change Management
18 32 (2.39%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 430 (32.07%) PowerShell
2 236 (17.60%) SQL
3 94 (7.01%) C#
4 89 (6.64%) Python
5 64 (4.77%) C++
6 54 (4.03%) C
7 52 (3.88%) Java
8 48 (3.58%) Bash Shell
9 47 (3.50%) Perl
10 41 (3.06%) Ruby
11 26 (1.94%) VB
12 22 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.34%) Bourne shell
14 16 (1.19%) VBScript
15 15 (1.12%) JavaScript
16 13 (0.97%) Korn
17 9 (0.67%) VBA
18 7 (0.52%) PHP
19 5 (0.37%) T-SQL
20 2 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 184 (13.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (10.81%) MCSE
3 115 (8.58%) Degree
4 67 (5.00%) MCSA
5 64 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (3.50%) CCNA
7 40 (2.98%) CCNP
8 38 (2.83%) MCP
9 33 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (2.39%) MCITP
10 32 (2.39%) Security Cleared
11 19 (1.42%) CISSP
12 18 (1.34%) SC Cleared
13 13 (0.97%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.67%) HND
15 8 (0.60%) CCSE
15 8 (0.60%) CEH
15 8 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.60%) PhD
15 8 (0.60%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.62%) SLA
2 7 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.37%) MiFID
4 4 (0.30%) QA
5 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.15%) EMIR
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.075%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.075%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.075%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 745 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 386 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 294 (21.92%) Hyper-V
4 94 (7.01%) vSphere
5 76 (5.67%) VMware ESX
5 76 (5.67%) XenApp
6 65 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (3.13%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.94%) Firmware
9 21 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
10 20 (1.49%) Terminal Services
11 19 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (1.27%) XenServer
13 12 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.60%) NFS
15 7 (0.52%) Docker
15 7 (0.52%) KVM
15 7 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.45%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 193 (14.39%) SCCM
2 116 (8.65%) SCOM
3 101 (7.53%) Puppet
4 88 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (4.62%) Ansible
6 41 (3.06%) Nagios
7 36 (2.68%) Backup Exec
8 31 (2.31%) NetBackup
9 23 (1.72%) WSUS
10 22 (1.64%) SCSM
11 16 (1.19%) SCOrch
12 15 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
14 12 (0.89%) SCVMM
15 11 (0.82%) Packer
15 11 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 7 (0.52%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.52%) Grafana
16 7 (0.52%) Graphite
16 7 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 658 (49.07%) Microsoft
2 608 (45.34%) VMware
3 185 (13.80%) Cisco
4 168 (12.53%) Citrix
5 132 (9.84%) HP
6 66 (4.92%) NetApp
7 64 (4.77%) Red Hat
8 43 (3.21%) Symantec
9 42 (3.13%) Dell
10 38 (2.83%) Apple
11 34 (2.54%) EMC
12 33 (2.46%) Google
13 30 (2.24%) 3PAR
14 28 (2.09%) Oracle
15 24 (1.79%) Veeam
16 22 (1.64%) Avaya
16 22 (1.64%) IBM
17 21 (1.57%) SolarWinds
18 19 (1.42%) CheckPoint
18 19 (1.42%) WatchGuard
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum Negotiable +Pension+Travel allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
The North Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum + Company Vehicle
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago