Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Wintel Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Wintel Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1024 969 1053
Rank change year-on-year -55 +84 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 187 255 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 161 206 252
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,500 £32,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +12.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Wintel Engineer in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Wintel Engineer in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England -24 174 £45,000 +5.88% 3
UK excluding London -20 108 £42,500 +3.66% 1
London +10 79 £60,000 +7.14% 2
South East +45 27 £42,500 +3.66% 1
Midlands +23 22 £38,500 -9.41%
West Midlands +20 19 £38,500 -9.41%
South West +15 19 £46,000 +27.78%
North of England -36 16 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England +11 11 £43,750 +2.94%
Wales - 11 £55,242 -
North West -28 9 £37,500 -16.67%
North East -21 4 £30,000 -17.81%
East Midlands +18 3 £42,500 +9.68%
Yorkshire +8 3 £37,500 +2.74%
Scotland -14 2 £38,500 -12.00%

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Wintel 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 Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 167 (89.30%) Windows
2 122 (65.24%) Active Directory
2 122 (65.24%) VMware
3 116 (62.03%) Windows Server
4 110 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 82 (43.85%) PowerShell
6 76 (40.64%) ITIL
7 74 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 68 (36.36%) Citrix
9 63 (33.69%) SCCM
9 63 (33.69%) Office 365
10 58 (31.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 57 (30.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 51 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 50 (26.74%) SAN
14 47 (25.13%) MS Exchange
14 47 (25.13%) Firewall
15 45 (24.06%) Finance
15 45 (24.06%) Hyper-V
16 42 (22.46%) SQL Server
17 41 (21.93%) Windows 10
18 37 (19.79%) DNS
19 34 (18.18%) DHCP
20 33 (17.65%) SharePoint
21 32 (17.11%) Linux
21 32 (17.11%) Service Delivery
21 32 (17.11%) Windows 7
22 28 (14.97%) Migration
22 28 (14.97%) Cisco
22 28 (14.97%) SCOM

Wintel 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 47 (25.13%) MS Exchange
2 33 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (11.76%) Skype for Business
5 19 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.67%) Apache
7 5 (2.67%) IIS
7 5 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.67%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (33.69%) Office 365
2 51 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (4.28%) OneDrive
6 7 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (3.74%) Mimecast
7 5 (2.67%) IaaS
8 3 (1.60%) Yammer
9 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (26.74%) SAN
2 47 (25.13%) Firewall
3 37 (19.79%) DNS
4 34 (18.18%) DHCP
5 22 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 16 (8.56%) VPN
7 14 (7.49%) Skype
8 13 (6.95%) iSCSI
8 13 (6.95%) LAN
9 11 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (5.88%) Network Security
9 11 (5.88%) VLAN
10 9 (4.81%) Unified Communications
11 7 (3.74%) Internet
12 6 (3.21%) NAS
12 6 (3.21%) NetScaler
12 6 (3.21%) WAN
13 5 (2.67%) VoIP
14 2 (1.07%) FTP
14 2 (1.07%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.67%) MySQL
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.07%) GIS
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.60%) NuGet
General
1 45 (24.06%) Finance
2 23 (12.30%) Banking
3 7 (3.74%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Law
5 2 (1.07%) Advertising
5 2 (1.07%) Back Office
5 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.67%) LAMP
2 2 (1.07%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.09%) Clustering
2 17 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (5.35%) Replication
5 8 (4.28%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.74%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.21%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.14%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.07%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.07%) Handset
9 2 (1.07%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 167 (89.30%) Windows
2 116 (62.03%) Windows Server
3 58 (31.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (30.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (21.93%) Windows 10
6 32 (17.11%) Linux
6 32 (17.11%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.81%) Unix
10 7 (3.74%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.07%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (40.64%) ITIL
2 32 (17.11%) Service Delivery
3 28 (14.97%) Migration
4 19 (10.16%) ITIL V3
5 17 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 13 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (6.95%) Server Virtualisation
7 11 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (5.88%) ITSM
7 11 (5.88%) Proactive Management
7 11 (5.88%) Service Management
8 9 (4.81%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (4.28%) Application Packaging
9 8 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (4.28%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.28%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.28%) Project Management
10 7 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.74%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 82 (43.85%) PowerShell
2 21 (11.23%) SQL
3 7 (3.74%) VBScript
4 5 (2.67%) AWK
4 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.67%) sed
5 2 (1.07%) C
6 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 27 (14.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (10.16%) CCNA
4 16 (8.56%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.02%) MCSE
6 14 (7.49%) Degree
7 13 (6.95%) MCP
8 11 (5.88%) DV Cleared
9 8 (4.28%) MCSA
10 7 (3.74%) MCITP
11 6 (3.21%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (3.21%) MCTS
12 4 (2.14%) CCAA
12 4 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.07%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.07%) CCA
13 2 (1.07%) CCNP
13 2 (1.07%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 122 (65.24%) Active Directory
2 74 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (24.06%) Hyper-V
4 27 (14.44%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (9.63%) XenApp
6 17 (9.09%) vSphere
7 11 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (5.35%) XenDesktop
9 7 (3.74%) Firmware
10 6 (3.21%) ISA Server
10 6 (3.21%) NFS
11 4 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.14%) XenServer
12 2 (1.07%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.07%) VirtualBox
12 2 (1.07%) Xen
13 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 63 (33.69%) SCCM
2 28 (14.97%) SCOM
3 14 (7.49%) Ansible
3 14 (7.49%) Puppet
4 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 11 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 9 (4.81%) Terraform
7 8 (4.28%) NetBackup
8 6 (3.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (3.21%) vCenter Server
8 6 (3.21%) WSUS
9 5 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (2.67%) vMotion
10 4 (2.14%) AirWatch
10 4 (2.14%) HP SIM
10 4 (2.14%) OpenView
10 4 (2.14%) vRealize
11 3 (1.60%) SCDPM
11 3 (1.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 122 (65.24%) VMware
2 110 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 68 (36.36%) Citrix
4 28 (14.97%) Cisco
5 26 (13.90%) HP
6 22 (11.76%) NetApp
7 17 (9.09%) McAfee
8 15 (8.02%) EMC
9 13 (6.95%) Dell
10 11 (5.88%) Veeam
11 10 (5.35%) Veritas
12 8 (4.28%) Polycom
13 7 (3.74%) Progress
14 6 (3.21%) Hitachi
14 6 (3.21%) Symantec
15 5 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
15 5 (2.67%) EqualLogic
15 5 (2.67%) IBM
15 5 (2.67%) Oracle
16 4 (2.14%) SonicWALL