The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 799 835 830
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 61 41 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.040% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.043% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 57 37 35
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £24,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £27,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -23.61%
Windows Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99706 95896 102823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.55% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82263 80520 88238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Windows Support Engineer Salary Trend in England

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Windows Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
North West +2 16 £36,000 +26.31% 2
South East -18 15 £33,500 +3.07% 2
London +16 14 £33,750 -18.67% 2
Yorkshire -22 7 £27,025 +11.90%
South West -10 5 £27,500 -5.17% 3
East of England - 2 £33,750 - 1
North East -19 1 £27,500 -50.00%
West Midlands -25 1 £45,000 -
Windows Support Engineer
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Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (66.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 67 (54.03%) VMware
5 62 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 56 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (42.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (37.10%) Active Directory
9 45 (36.29%) Change Management
10 44 (35.48%) Citrix
11 40 (32.26%) ITIL
12 34 (27.42%) DNS
13 32 (25.81%) MS Excel
14 29 (23.39%) MCSE
15 28 (22.58%) MCP
16 27 (21.77%) Change Control
17 26 (20.97%) Finance
18 25 (20.16%) Windows 2000
18 25 (20.16%) Mentoring
19 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (19.35%) MCTS
19 24 (19.35%) MCITP
19 24 (19.35%) CCA
19 24 (19.35%) Citrix Certification
20 23 (18.55%) VMS
21 20 (16.13%) MS Exchange
21 20 (16.13%) TCP/IP
21 20 (16.13%) VMware ESX
22 19 (15.32%) DHCP
22 19 (15.32%) IIS

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 20 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.32%) IIS
3 17 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (7.26%) Lync
7 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
8 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.42%) Apache
10 1 (0.81%) JBoss
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.42%) DNS
2 20 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 19 (15.32%) DHCP
4 15 (12.10%) Internet
5 13 (10.48%) SAN
6 9 (7.26%) LAN
7 7 (5.65%) WAN
8 6 (4.84%) Wireless
9 5 (4.03%) Firewall
10 3 (2.42%) VoIP
11 2 (1.61%) SMTP
11 2 (1.61%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.61%) SSH
12 1 (0.81%) LDAP
12 1 (0.81%) SSL
12 1 (0.81%) FTP
12 1 (0.81%) HTTP
12 1 (0.81%) Telnet
12 1 (0.81%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
2 1 (0.81%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MSI
2 2 (1.61%) AdminStudio
General
1 26 (20.97%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Military
3 1 (0.81%) Legal
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) Web Services
2 4 (3.23%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Clustering
2 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.03%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.23%) Statistics
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (66.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (20.16%) Windows 2000
5 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (18.55%) VMS
7 16 (12.90%) Windows 7
8 14 (11.29%) Windows XP
9 10 (8.06%) Linux
10 6 (4.84%) UNIX
11 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.42%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.42%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.29%) Change Management
2 40 (32.26%) ITIL
3 27 (21.77%) Change Control
4 25 (20.16%) Mentoring
5 6 (4.84%) Asset Management
5 6 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.84%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.03%) Service Management
6 5 (4.03%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.03%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.23%) Benchmarking
7 4 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.23%) CRM
7 4 (3.23%) ERP
8 3 (2.42%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.61%) Service Continuity Management
9 2 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.61%) Release Management
9 2 (1.61%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.61%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.68%) SQL
2 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.65%) VBScript
4 5 (4.03%) VB
5 2 (1.61%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) Perl
6 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (23.39%) MCSE
3 28 (22.58%) MCP
4 24 (19.35%) MCTS
4 24 (19.35%) MCITP
4 24 (19.35%) CCA
4 24 (19.35%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (11.29%) Security Cleared
6 13 (10.48%) Degree
7 8 (6.45%) MCSA
8 3 (2.42%) ACTC
9 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) SLA
2 4 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (42.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (37.10%) Active Directory
3 20 (16.13%) VMware ESX
4 19 (15.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 17 (13.71%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.45%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.23%) XenApp
8 3 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.61%) vSphere
9 2 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.81%) UAG
10 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) SCCM
2 9 (7.26%) SCOM
3 7 (5.65%) WSUS
4 5 (4.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.81%) Plesk
Vendors
1 67 (54.03%) VMware
2 62 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 44 (35.48%) Citrix
4 18 (14.52%) HP
5 13 (10.48%) IBM
6 9 (7.26%) Cisco
7 7 (5.65%) Riverbed
8 6 (4.84%) Apple
8 6 (4.84%) Oracle
9 3 (2.42%) SAP
9 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.61%) Symantec
10 2 (1.61%) Dell
10 2 (1.61%) Adobe
11 1 (0.81%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.81%) AppSense
11 1 (0.81%) EMC
11 1 (0.81%) Intel
11 1 (0.81%) Remedy
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