The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 845 846
Rank change year-on-year +40 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Engineer 85 87 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.092% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 76 80 119
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +17.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £35,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year +16.08% -0.69%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Systems Engineer in the UK

Windows Systems 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 Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +45 84 £47,500 +5.55% 12
London +59 67 £50,000 - 8
South East +27 7 £34,000 -15.52% 1
East of England -10 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Hertfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Watford - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +29 3 £50,000 -2.91% 4
Uxbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £34,000 -
Cambridge -18 2 £41,500 +18.57%
Cambridgeshire -24 2 £41,500 +18.57%
Chesham - 2 £34,000 -
Kent - 2 £34,000 -
Berkshire +13 1 £42,500 -39.28%
East Midlands +13 1 £42,500 +29.77%
West Yorkshire +12 1 £35,000 - 2
Leeds +8 1 £35,000 -
Scotland +4 1 £34,500 -27.36%
Yorkshire -1 1 £35,000 -2.77% 2
Edinburgh -5 1 £34,500 -27.36%
Manchester -34 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
North West -40 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Essex - 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Brighton - 1 £25,000 -
Slough - 1 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £62,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (84.38%) Active Directory
3 128 (80.00%) VMware
4 114 (71.25%) Windows Server
5 85 (53.13%) Microsoft
6 78 (48.75%) DNS
7 75 (46.88%) DHCP
8 74 (46.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 68 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 64 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 63 (39.38%) MS Exchange
12 62 (38.75%) Hyper-V
13 61 (38.13%) SQL Server
14 60 (37.50%) PowerShell
15 51 (31.88%) Office 365
16 50 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 44 (27.50%) Cisco
18 41 (25.63%) Finance
19 38 (23.75%) SAN
19 38 (23.75%) SharePoint
20 37 (23.13%) Citrix
21 34 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
21 34 (21.25%) TCP/IP
21 34 (21.25%) Linux
21 34 (21.25%) MCSE
21 34 (21.25%) SCCM
22 33 (20.63%) SQL
22 33 (20.63%) IIS
23 32 (20.00%) vSphere
24 31 (19.38%) Firewall

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 63 (39.38%) MS Exchange
2 50 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (23.75%) SharePoint
4 33 (20.63%) IIS
5 20 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 13 (8.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.88%) Apache
11 2 (1.25%) CMS
11 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.63%) Confluence
12 1 (0.63%) nginx
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (31.88%) Office 365
2 18 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.50%) SaaS
5 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.88%) IaaS
6 2 (1.25%) Akamai
6 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.25%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.25%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (48.75%) DNS
2 75 (46.88%) DHCP
3 38 (23.75%) SAN
4 34 (21.25%) TCP/IP
5 31 (19.38%) Firewall
6 30 (18.75%) LAN
7 19 (11.88%) Skype
7 19 (11.88%) VPN
8 16 (10.00%) WAN
9 13 (8.13%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (5.63%) Kerberos
11 5 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.50%) LDAP
12 4 (2.50%) NAS
13 3 (1.88%) FTP
13 3 (1.88%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.88%) SSL
13 3 (1.88%) VoIP
14 2 (1.25%) POP3
14 2 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (38.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.88%) MySQL
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (1.88%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.25%) Hudson
3 2 (1.25%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.25%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) MSI
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 41 (25.63%) Finance
2 11 (6.88%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Marketing
4 6 (3.75%) Retail
5 5 (3.13%) Legal
5 5 (3.13%) Local Government
6 2 (1.25%) Games
6 2 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.75%) .NET
1 6 (3.75%) SAML
1 6 (3.75%) Web Services
2 3 (1.88%) XML
3 2 (1.25%) Ajax
3 2 (1.25%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.25%) COM
3 2 (1.25%) CSS
3 2 (1.25%) HTML
3 2 (1.25%) jQuery
3 2 (1.25%) MAPI
4 1 (0.63%) J2EE
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) NumPy
4 1 (0.63%) SciPy
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.13%) Hedge funds
2 22 (13.75%) Data Centre
3 15 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.13%) Blackberry
5 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.00%) Clustering
7 6 (3.75%) Replication
8 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.88%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.25%) Derivative
9 2 (1.25%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.25%) EPoS
9 2 (1.25%) PKI
9 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.63%) EFT
10 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) iPad
10 1 (0.63%) Online Games
10 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 160 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (71.25%) Windows Server
3 74 (46.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (21.25%) Linux
6 26 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 16 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 15 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (8.13%) Android
10 6 (3.75%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.13%) CentOS
11 5 (3.13%) Solaris
12 3 (1.88%) Unix
13 2 (1.25%) Fedora
13 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (11.88%) Patch Management
3 17 (10.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (8.75%) Information Security
5 10 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.25%) Project Management
6 9 (5.63%) DevOps
6 9 (5.63%) Mentoring
7 8 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (4.38%) Migration
8 7 (4.38%) Task Automation
8 7 (4.38%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (3.75%) ITIL
9 6 (3.75%) Web Development
10 5 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.13%) Data Protection
10 5 (3.13%) High Availability
11 4 (2.50%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 4 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 33 (20.63%) SQL
3 9 (5.63%) C#
4 6 (3.75%) Python
5 4 (2.50%) Java
6 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.88%) PHP
6 3 (1.88%) Ruby
7 2 (1.25%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.25%) C
7 2 (1.25%) C++
7 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.25%) Korn
7 2 (1.25%) Perl
7 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.25%) VB
7 2 (1.25%) VBScript
8 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (21.25%) MCSE
1 34 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.25%) Degree
3 15 (9.38%) CCNA
3 15 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (8.75%) CCNP
5 7 (4.38%) MCITP
6 5 (3.13%) MCP
7 4 (2.50%) RHCE
8 3 (1.88%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.25%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.25%) EMCISA
9 2 (1.25%) MCSA
9 2 (1.25%) RHCA
9 2 (1.25%) VCAP
9 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 135 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 64 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (38.75%) Hyper-V
4 32 (20.00%) vSphere
5 24 (15.00%) XenDesktop
6 23 (14.38%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (13.75%) XenApp
8 7 (4.38%) Docker
9 6 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.50%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.63%) KVM
12 1 (0.63%) Varnish
12 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (21.25%) SCCM
2 20 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 14 (8.75%) NetBackup
3 14 (8.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (5.63%) Puppet
6 8 (5.00%) Ansible
6 8 (5.00%) Backup Exec
6 8 (5.00%) WSUS
7 7 (4.38%) XenMobile
8 6 (3.75%) SCOM
9 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.50%) Terraform
11 3 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (1.88%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.88%) vMotion
12 2 (1.25%) IBM BigFix
12 2 (1.25%) Icinga
12 2 (1.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 128 (80.00%) VMware
2 85 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 44 (27.50%) Cisco
4 37 (23.13%) Citrix
5 29 (18.13%) HP
6 18 (11.25%) Red Hat
7 17 (10.63%) NetApp
7 17 (10.63%) Symantec
8 15 (9.38%) Avaya
9 13 (8.13%) Bloomberg
9 13 (8.13%) Nimble Storage
9 13 (8.13%) Reuters
10 10 (6.25%) Dell
10 10 (6.25%) Oracle
11 9 (5.63%) EMC
12 8 (5.00%) F5
12 8 (5.00%) IBM
13 7 (4.38%) MobileIron
14 5 (3.13%) SonicWALL
14 5 (3.13%) Veritas
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