Period
to 22 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Windows Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 262 294 311
Rank change year-on-year +32 +17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 17 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 10
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% +6.25% +45.45%
10th Percentile £30,925 £25,000 £34,475
90th Percentile £50,750 £47,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 7,350 8,678 9,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 96.19% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,896 6,754 8,041
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,147 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.29% +5.26% -

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 - 5 £33,750 - 2
Birmingham +32 4 - -
Coventry +14 3 £31,000 -31.11%
Shropshire - 3 £50,000 -
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £44,000 -
Windows Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) Unix
4 6 (35.29%) DHCP
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) SCCM
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) AWS
7 3 (17.65%) Azure
7 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (17.65%) Server Building
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (17.65%) Firmware
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) Dell
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (17.65%) VB
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (17.65%) Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Break/Fix

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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (5.88%) AWS IoT
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
3 1 (5.88%) GCP
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Break/Fix
2 3 (17.65%) Server Building
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) DNA
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Firmware
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Dell
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) CommVault
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam