The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Support Engineer
Rank - - 128
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -3.22%
Windows Support Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1612 1745 1829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.99% 95.72% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1225 1275 1437
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Change Control
3 6 (60.00%) MCITP
4 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (50.00%) Clustering
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) VBScript
5 4 (40.00%) VB
5 4 (40.00%) EMC
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) VMS
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (10.00%) Release Management

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) VMS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Control
2 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) VBScript
1 4 (40.00%) VB
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) MCITP
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix