The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Support Analyst
Rank 857 859 869
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Analyst 23 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.020% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 16
Average salary £42,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% -8.45%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Windows Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst within the UK.

Windows Support Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Windows Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
England +2 22 £45,000 +50.00%
London -10 9 £50,000 +53.84%
South East - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £45,000 -
West Midlands -16 3 £39,000 +6.84%
Gloucestershire - 2 £30,000 -
Tamworth - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £30,000 -
South West - 2 £30,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
North West -14 1 £18,000 -26.53%
East of England -17 1 £30,000 -38.14%
Bicester - 1 £21,500 -
Surrey - 1 £21,500 -
Coventry - 1 £39,000 -
Grays - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £18,000 -
Redhill - 1 £21,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £21,500 -

Windows Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Windows Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
4 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (38.89%) Linux
6 20 (37.04%) SQL
7 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 14 (25.93%) VMware
9 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
10 12 (22.22%) Apache
10 12 (22.22%) SSL
10 12 (22.22%) Finance
11 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
12 10 (18.52%) ITIL
12 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
13 9 (16.67%) Citrix
14 8 (14.81%) IIS
14 8 (14.81%) MS Office
14 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
14 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
15 7 (12.96%) SAN
15 7 (12.96%) Banking
16 6 (11.11%) MCSA
16 6 (11.11%) DHCP
16 6 (11.11%) DNS
16 6 (11.11%) Cisco

Windows Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Windows Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (22.22%) Apache
2 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) IIS
3 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) SSL
2 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.96%) SAN
4 6 (11.11%) DNS
4 6 (11.11%) Firewall
4 6 (11.11%) DHCP
5 5 (9.26%) NAS
6 4 (7.41%) Unified Communications
6 4 (7.41%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.41%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.41%) VoIP
7 3 (5.56%) Broadband
7 3 (5.56%) LAN
7 3 (5.56%) Internet
8 2 (3.70%) Intranet
8 2 (3.70%) WAN
8 2 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Front Office
3 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Law
5 2 (3.70%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.56%) Life Science
2 3 (5.56%) CCTV
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (38.89%) Linux
5 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.41%) UNIX
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
8 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.70%) Service Management
4 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.85%) Migration
5 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.85%) CRM
5 1 (1.85%) Network Management
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.26%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) VBScript
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) MCSA
3 4 (7.41%) MOS
4 3 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) CCA
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) XenApp
4 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
1 2 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 14 (25.93%) VMware
2 9 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) EMC
7 2 (3.70%) CommVault
7 2 (3.70%) NetApp
7 2 (3.70%) Remedy
7 2 (3.70%) Finjan
8 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.85%) Google
8 1 (1.85%) Sophos
8 1 (1.85%) Apple
8 1 (1.85%) Retek