Wintel Engineer
UK

The median Wintel Engineer salary in the UK is £49,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

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

6 months to
23 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 744 993 1098
Rank change year-on-year +249 +105 -298
Permanent jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 77 38 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.034% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.036% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 76 31 23
10th Percentile - £36,250 £39,250
25th Percentile £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £54,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.09% +9.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £54,000 £63,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £82,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £41,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +18.79% -13.16% +18.75%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,162 104,946 133,262
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.29% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55,839 66,156 84,067
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wintel Engineer.

Salary trend for Wintel Engineer in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wintel Engineer over the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Wintel Engineer in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Top 9 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 23 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +265 77 £49,000 -9.26% 5
UK excluding London +132 69 £49,000 +18.79% 3
South West +69 53 £49,000 -10.91% 1
Work from Home +151 16 £54,000 -1.82% 2
South East +94 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
London +207 7 £70,000 -12.50% 2
East of England +44 4 £57,500 +35.29%
North of England +86 1 £47,500 +26.67% 1
North East -1 1 £47,500 +26.67% 1

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 23 February 2024, Wintel Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 74 (96.10%) Windows
1 74 (96.10%) Active Directory
2 72 (93.51%) VMware
3 71 (92.21%) PowerShell
4 70 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 69 (89.61%) Windows Server
5 69 (89.61%) Microsoft
6 60 (77.92%) Hyper-V
6 60 (77.92%) DV Cleared
6 60 (77.92%) Security Cleared
6 60 (77.92%) Incident Management
6 60 (77.92%) SCCM
7 54 (70.13%) SC Cleared
8 27 (35.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 22 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
10 20 (25.97%) SQL
11 19 (24.68%) SharePoint
12 17 (22.08%) PKI
12 17 (22.08%) vSphere
12 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (22.08%) VMware NSX
12 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2016
13 16 (20.78%) Key Management
13 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 16 (20.78%) Failover Clustering
13 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Clustering
13 16 (20.78%) Patch Management
13 16 (20.78%) Fat Client
13 16 (20.78%) NAS
13 16 (20.78%) Military

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (24.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Exchange
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (16.88%) Azure
3 6 (7.79%) Entra ID
4 3 (3.90%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (2.60%) IaaS
5 2 (2.60%) Nutanix
5 2 (2.60%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) NAS
1 16 (20.78%) SAN
2 13 (16.88%) Skype
3 3 (3.90%) VPN
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
5 1 (1.30%) DHCP
5 1 (1.30%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
General
1 16 (20.78%) Military
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
4 2 (2.60%) Social Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) PKI
2 16 (20.78%) Clustering
2 16 (20.78%) Fat Client
2 16 (20.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 74 (96.10%) Windows
2 69 (89.61%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2016
4 16 (20.78%) Linux
5 4 (5.19%) Debian
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (77.92%) Incident Management
2 27 (35.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (20.78%) Key Management
3 16 (20.78%) Patch Management
4 13 (16.88%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (6.49%) ITIL
6 4 (5.19%) Batch Processing
6 4 (5.19%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.90%) DevOps
7 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.90%) Migration
7 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.60%) Project Delivery
9 1 (1.30%) Agile
9 1 (1.30%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.30%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.30%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 71 (92.21%) PowerShell
2 20 (25.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (77.92%) DV Cleared
1 60 (77.92%) Security Cleared
2 54 (70.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.19%) CCNA
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.19%) MCSE
4 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (96.10%) Active Directory
2 70 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (77.92%) Hyper-V
4 17 (22.08%) VMware NSX
4 17 (22.08%) vSphere
5 3 (3.90%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (77.92%) SCCM
2 16 (20.78%) Failover Clustering
2 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (93.51%) VMware
2 69 (89.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) HP
4 3 (3.90%) Citrix
4 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.60%) Commvault
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) Dell