The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 217 227 219
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 8 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.018% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.019% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 10
Average salary £30,000 £16,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -57.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.98%
Windows Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5436 5232 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.82% 93.18% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4034 4328
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Windows Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 5 £30,000 -
Reading -3 2 £35,000 +118.75%
Slough - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Support Engineer
South East

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Windows Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Windows Support Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) DNS
4 8 (57.14%) SCCM
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
6 5 (35.71%) WSUS
6 5 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (35.71%) MSI
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
6 5 (35.71%) DHCP
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) VBScript
6 5 (35.71%) VB
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (21.43%) HP SIM
8 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
8 3 (21.43%) SCOM

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Windows Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Windows Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) VBScript
1 5 (35.71%) VB
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCTS
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (35.71%) WSUS
3 3 (21.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 3 (21.43%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
4 3 (21.43%) Lumension
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat