The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 130 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 9 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 1.01% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.06% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 26
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £22,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £34,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
Windows Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Windows Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
4 17 (48.57%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
4 17 (48.57%) CentOS
4 17 (48.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (40.00%) Ubuntu
5 14 (40.00%) Debian
6 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (17.14%) Data Management
9 6 (17.14%) VMware
10 5 (14.29%) EMC
10 5 (14.29%) SQL
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
11 4 (11.43%) NAS
11 4 (11.43%) SaaS
11 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
11 4 (11.43%) SAN
11 4 (11.43%) IBM
11 4 (11.43%) DNS
11 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (11.43%) Symantec
11 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) NAS
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Advertising
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) AppFabric
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) DCOM
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) CentOS
2 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (40.00%) Debian
3 14 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Data Management
2 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
2 4 (11.43%) Operations Management
2 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Time Management
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) DICOM
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Legato
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Simpana
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) EMC
4 4 (11.43%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Symantec
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) Veritas
7 1 (2.86%) arcserve
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) CommVault
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Veeam