The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Engineer was £44,000 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 System Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 875 847
Rank change year-on-year +86 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Engineer 75 74 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.072% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.074% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 73 66 82
Median salary £44,000 £42,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.14% +3.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,909 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.54% -17.72%  

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 Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Engineer in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Systems Engineer in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Systems Engineer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Systems Engineer in the UK

Windows Systems Engineer
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems 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 +92 75 £44,000 +4.14% 7
London +84 56 £47,500 - 3
South East +71 6 £33,000 -2.22% 1
East Midlands +4 6 £40,000 +21.54% 1
City of London +50 4 £61,250 +39.20% 1
Leicestershire -5 4 £40,750 - 1
East of England +23 3 £41,500 +22.05% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 3 £41,500 -5.14% 1
Cambridge +2 3 £41,500 -5.14% 1
Chesham - 3 £33,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £33,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £41,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £41,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
Barnet - 2 £31,582 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £25,000 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey +42 1 £27,000 -28.00%
Berkshire +40 1 £32,500 +20.37%
Hampshire +23 1 £47,500 +58.33%
Staffordshire - 1 £34,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £47,500 -
Woking - 1 £27,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £30,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,500 - 1
Newbury - 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,500 - 1

Windows Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Windows Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 95 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 89 (61.38%) VMware
5 73 (50.34%) Microsoft
6 56 (38.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (36.55%) PowerShell
8 52 (35.86%) Hyper-V
9 51 (35.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (33.10%) Linux
11 47 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (30.34%) DNS
13 42 (28.97%) DHCP
14 41 (28.28%) SQL Server
15 38 (26.21%) Office 365
16 37 (25.52%) MS Excel
16 37 (25.52%) Citrix
17 36 (24.83%) IIS
18 34 (23.45%) MCSE
18 34 (23.45%) Microsoft Certification
18 34 (23.45%) SCCM
19 32 (22.07%) MS Exchange
19 32 (22.07%) SQL
20 31 (21.38%) Finance
21 29 (20.00%) SAN
22 28 (19.31%) Firewall
22 28 (19.31%) Amazon AWS
22 28 (19.31%) XenApp
23 27 (18.62%) TCP/IP
24 25 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Systems 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 36 (24.83%) IIS
2 32 (22.07%) MS Exchange
3 25 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (14.48%) SharePoint
5 13 (8.97%) Apache
6 12 (8.28%) Skype for Business
7 6 (4.14%) Confluence
7 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.07%) CMS
8 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (25.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.69%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.21%) Office 365
2 28 (19.31%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (15.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.83%) SaaS
5 4 (2.76%) IaaS
6 3 (2.07%) GitHub
6 3 (2.07%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.38%) Akamai
7 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.38%) PaaS
7 2 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 44 (30.34%) DNS
2 42 (28.97%) DHCP
3 29 (20.00%) SAN
4 28 (19.31%) Firewall
5 27 (18.62%) TCP/IP
6 23 (15.86%) LAN
7 11 (7.59%) Internet
7 11 (7.59%) Skype
8 10 (6.90%) WAN
9 9 (6.21%) VPN
10 8 (5.52%) LDAP
11 6 (4.14%) Kerberos
11 6 (4.14%) NetScaler
12 5 (3.45%) NAS
13 4 (2.76%) FTP
13 4 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.76%) SSL
14 3 (2.07%) POP3
14 3 (2.07%) SMTP
14 3 (2.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.83%) MySQL
4 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.38%) Big Data
6 2 (1.38%) DB2
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) HBase
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.90%) JIRA
2 10 (6.90%) TeamCity
3 8 (5.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (3.45%) Hudson
5 5 (3.45%) MSBuild
5 5 (3.45%) Subversion
5 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.45%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (21.38%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Banking
3 8 (5.52%) Retail
4 4 (2.76%) Legal
5 3 (2.07%) Local Government
5 3 (2.07%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.59%) Web Services
2 8 (5.52%) .NET
2 8 (5.52%) Middleware
3 6 (4.14%) CSS
3 6 (4.14%) HTML
4 5 (3.45%) jQuery
4 5 (3.45%) XML
5 4 (2.76%) SOAP
6 3 (2.07%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.07%) DHTML
6 3 (2.07%) Django
6 3 (2.07%) MAPI
6 3 (2.07%) REST
6 3 (2.07%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.07%) SAML
7 2 (1.38%) Ajax
7 2 (1.38%) LAMP
8 1 (0.69%) JSON
8 1 (0.69%) NumPy
8 1 (0.69%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.97%) Hedge funds
2 13 (8.97%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.52%) Driving Licence
4 7 (4.83%) Clustering
5 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) PKI
6 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.76%) Derivative
6 4 (2.76%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.07%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.07%) EPoS
7 3 (2.07%) Replication
8 2 (1.38%) EFT
8 2 (1.38%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.69%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) iPad
9 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 56 (38.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (35.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (33.10%) Linux
6 24 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (8.97%) Ubuntu
9 11 (7.59%) CentOS
10 9 (6.21%) Fedora
11 6 (4.14%) Unix
12 5 (3.45%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.07%) Solaris
13 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.38%) HPUX
14 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.79%) DevOps
2 18 (12.41%) Configuration Management
2 18 (12.41%) Information Security
3 16 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.90%) Patch Management
6 9 (6.21%) Project Management
7 8 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (5.52%) ITIL
7 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.14%) High Availability
9 6 (4.14%) Migration
9 6 (4.14%) Software Deployment
9 6 (4.14%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.45%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.45%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.55%) PowerShell
2 32 (22.07%) SQL
3 23 (15.86%) Python
4 19 (13.10%) Ruby
5 16 (11.03%) Java
6 13 (8.97%) Perl
7 11 (7.59%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.90%) Bourne shell
8 10 (6.90%) C#
8 10 (6.90%) C++
9 9 (6.21%) Korn
10 6 (4.14%) C
10 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.14%) PHP
10 6 (4.14%) VBScript
11 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.38%) VB
13 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (23.45%) MCSE
1 34 (23.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.66%) Degree
3 13 (8.97%) CCNA
3 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.28%) CCNP
5 11 (7.59%) MCP
6 10 (6.90%) MCSA
7 5 (3.45%) MCITP
8 3 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.38%) EMCISA
9 2 (1.38%) RHCA
9 2 (1.38%) RHCE
9 2 (1.38%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.38%) VCAP
9 2 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) MiFID
2 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 52 (35.86%) Hyper-V
3 47 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (19.31%) XenApp
5 19 (13.10%) XenDesktop
6 18 (12.41%) VMware ESX
7 16 (11.03%) vSphere
8 9 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.45%) Docker
9 5 (3.45%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.38%) NFS
12 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (23.45%) SCCM
2 21 (14.48%) Puppet
3 18 (12.41%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (7.59%) NetBackup
4 11 (7.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (6.21%) Ansible
6 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (3.45%) Packer
7 5 (3.45%) SCOM
7 5 (3.45%) Terraform
7 5 (3.45%) WSUS
8 4 (2.76%) AirWatch
8 4 (2.76%) XenMobile
9 3 (2.07%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.38%) EMC VPLEX
10 2 (1.38%) IBM BigFix
10 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.38%) Nexpose
10 2 (1.38%) QRadar
10 2 (1.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 89 (61.38%) VMware
2 73 (50.34%) Microsoft
3 37 (25.52%) Citrix
4 17 (11.72%) Cisco
4 17 (11.72%) HP
4 17 (11.72%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.66%) Symantec
6 11 (7.59%) Avaya
7 9 (6.21%) Dell
7 9 (6.21%) Oracle
8 7 (4.83%) New Relic
9 6 (4.14%) F5
10 4 (2.76%) EMC
10 4 (2.76%) IBM
10 4 (2.76%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.07%) BMC
11 3 (2.07%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.07%) NetApp
12 2 (1.38%) Altiris
12 2 (1.38%) SonicWALL
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