Period
to 7 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

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

Windows Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 191 267 294
Rank change year-on-year +76 +27 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 12 19 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 12
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +24.14% -9.38%
10th Percentile £40,250 £31,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £49,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,180 7,438 9,088
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.89% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,491 5,768 7,030
Median annual salary £47,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in the West Midlands

Windows Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Engineer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows Engineer in the West Midlands

Windows Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Engineer in the West Midlands

Windows Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 June 2020. 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
Staffordshire +19 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Birmingham +58 2 £47,500 +5.56%
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, Windows Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (58.33%) Azure
4 6 (50.00%) AWS
4 6 (50.00%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (50.00%) High Availability
4 6 (50.00%) GCP
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (50.00%) Google
4 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) SCOM
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Azure
2 6 (50.00%) AWS
2 6 (50.00%) GCP
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (50.00%) High Availability
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) SCDPM
3 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
3 2 (16.67%) SCSM
3 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Google
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat