The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Windows Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 666 615 593
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 251 373 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 236 354 401
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Windows Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -54 235 £32,500 +8.33% 33
London -2 81 £32,500 -7.14% 16
South East -53 54 £27,750 -11.90% 6
Yorkshire +58 33 £33,000 +1.53% 1
West Yorkshire +55 31 £33,000 -7.04%
East of England +17 27 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Leeds +61 24 £33,500 +3.07%
Berkshire -7 24 £28,250 +13.00% 1
Reading +11 21 £25,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +28 18 £30,000 +9.09% 1
North West +14 15 £30,000 -2.43% 2
Manchester +8 12 £30,000 +25.00% 2
City of London +39 11 £33,500 -4.96% 1
East Midlands +31 11 £43,500 +93.33% 2
South West -4 11 £32,500 +20.37% 4
Surrey -18 11 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Oxfordshire +12 8 £23,750 -30.14% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Gloucestershire -16 6 £24,000 -11.11%
Hampshire +10 5 £28,000 -44.00%
Lincolnshire -10 5 £30,000 +33.33%
Leicestershire - 5 £43,500 -
Banbury - 5 £22,500 -
Borehamwood - 5 £45,000 -
Swindon +9 4 £37,500 +63.04%
Wiltshire +9 4 £37,500 +63.04%
Stevenage +3 4 £26,000 -5.45%
Cambridge -5 4 £18,000 -40.00% 1
Leicester - 4 £43,500 -
Bradford - 4 £30,000 -

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Windows Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 513 (100.00%) Windows
2 340 (66.28%) Active Directory
3 283 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 277 (54.00%) Windows Server
5 218 (42.50%) VMware
6 179 (34.89%) MS Exchange
7 173 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 143 (27.88%) MS Office
9 141 (27.49%) MS Excel
10 138 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 125 (24.37%) Office 365
12 123 (23.98%) ITIL
13 122 (23.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 117 (22.81%) Windows 7
15 111 (21.64%) Linux
16 100 (19.49%) SQL Server
17 98 (19.10%) Hyper-V
18 93 (18.13%) DNS
19 89 (17.35%) SQL
20 86 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
21 85 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2010
22 82 (15.98%) Cisco
22 82 (15.98%) TCP/IP
23 81 (15.79%) Citrix
24 62 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
24 62 (12.09%) VPN
25 60 (11.70%) Firewall
25 60 (11.70%) Finance
26 59 (11.50%) DHCP
26 59 (11.50%) Windows 10

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 179 (34.89%) MS Exchange
2 85 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (10.33%) SharePoint
4 48 (9.36%) Skype for Business
5 44 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (3.51%) IIS
8 12 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.17%) Apache
12 5 (0.97%) JBoss
12 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.78%) nginx
13 4 (0.78%) Site Server
14 3 (0.58%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 143 (27.88%) MS Office
2 141 (27.49%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Summit
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 125 (24.37%) Office 365
2 21 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.17%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.97%) PaaS
7 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.58%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.39%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.39%) SaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (18.13%) DNS
2 82 (15.98%) TCP/IP
3 62 (12.09%) VPN
4 60 (11.70%) Firewall
5 59 (11.50%) DHCP
6 49 (9.55%) SAN
7 45 (8.77%) LAN
8 43 (8.38%) WAN
9 38 (7.41%) VoIP
10 27 (5.26%) Internet
10 27 (5.26%) Wireless
11 21 (4.09%) NAS
12 19 (3.70%) Skype
13 17 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (2.92%) Network Security
15 14 (2.73%) VLAN
16 13 (2.53%) NetScaler
17 10 (1.95%) MPLS
18 7 (1.36%) HTTP
18 7 (1.36%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (19.49%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.07%) MySQL
3 24 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.39%) Big Data
8 2 (0.39%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.34%) JMeter
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 60 (11.70%) Finance
2 21 (4.09%) Banking
3 19 (3.70%) Retail
4 14 (2.73%) Games
5 12 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.14%) Law
7 10 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.75%) Legal
9 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 5 (0.97%) German Language
9 5 (0.97%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.78%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.39%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.90%) Web Services
2 9 (1.75%) HTML
3 8 (1.56%) .NET
4 5 (0.97%) CSS
5 4 (0.78%) HTML5
5 4 (0.78%) jQuery
5 4 (0.78%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.58%) LAMP
6 3 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.58%) MCollective
6 3 (0.58%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.19%) COM
8 1 (0.19%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.19%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
8 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.82%) Clustering
3 29 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.68%) Blackberry
5 18 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.31%) Hedge funds
7 16 (3.12%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (2.34%) Fat Client
8 12 (2.34%) Thin Client
9 11 (2.14%) iPhone
10 10 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.56%) iPad
11 8 (1.56%) Replication
12 7 (1.36%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.97%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.78%) PACS
15 3 (0.58%) New Media
15 3 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 513 (100.00%) Windows
2 277 (54.00%) Windows Server
3 173 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 122 (23.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 117 (22.81%) Windows 7
6 111 (21.64%) Linux
7 86 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (11.50%) Windows 10
9 51 (9.94%) Windows 8
10 39 (7.60%) Unix
11 35 (6.82%) Windows XP
12 31 (6.04%) Mac OS X
13 21 (4.09%) Apple iOS
14 12 (2.34%) Android
14 12 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (2.34%) Windows Vista
15 11 (2.14%) CentOS
16 6 (1.17%) AIX
17 5 (0.97%) Debian
17 5 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (23.98%) ITIL
2 45 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (5.26%) Change Management
3 27 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 20 (3.90%) Investment Management
5 19 (3.70%) Change Control
5 19 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 19 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
6 18 (3.51%) Service Management
7 16 (3.12%) Mentoring
8 14 (2.73%) Service Delivery
9 13 (2.53%) Portfolio Management
9 13 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (2.53%) Time Management
10 11 (2.14%) Analytics
10 11 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (2.14%) High Availability
11 10 (1.95%) Data Analytics
11 10 (1.95%) Data Protection
11 10 (1.95%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 89 (17.35%) SQL
2 43 (8.38%) PowerShell
3 30 (5.85%) Python
4 20 (3.90%) C#
5 16 (3.12%) Perl
6 15 (2.92%) Java
7 12 (2.34%) Ruby
8 8 (1.56%) C
9 7 (1.36%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.97%) VBScript
11 4 (0.78%) VB
12 2 (0.39%) PHP
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.19%) C++
13 1 (0.19%) Korn
13 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 62 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (6.63%) Degree
2 34 (6.63%) MCSE
3 30 (5.85%) MCSA
4 25 (4.87%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.12%) MCP
6 15 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.73%) MCITP
7 14 (2.73%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.34%) CCNA
10 8 (1.56%) MCTS
11 4 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.58%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.39%) CCNP
14 1 (0.19%) CISSP
14 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.19%) HNC
14 1 (0.19%) HND
14 1 (0.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.31%) SLA
2 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) COBIT
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 340 (66.28%) Active Directory
2 138 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (19.10%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.63%) VMware ESX
5 32 (6.24%) vSphere
6 31 (6.04%) XenApp
7 16 (3.12%) Terminal Services
8 12 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.56%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.78%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.58%) Firmware
12 3 (0.58%) qmail
12 3 (0.58%) Squid
12 3 (0.58%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.19%) vCloud
14 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (10.72%) SCCM
2 24 (4.68%) SCOM
3 15 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (2.73%) WSUS
5 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (1.95%) DatAdvantage
6 10 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (1.75%) Puppet
8 7 (1.36%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.17%) AirWatch
9 6 (1.17%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.78%) Casper Suite
11 4 (0.78%) DameWare
11 4 (0.78%) Nagios
12 3 (0.58%) Ansible
12 3 (0.58%) collectd
12 3 (0.58%) Graphite
12 3 (0.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 283 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 218 (42.50%) VMware
3 82 (15.98%) Cisco
4 81 (15.79%) Citrix
5 25 (4.87%) Apple
5 25 (4.87%) HP
6 23 (4.48%) NetApp
7 18 (3.51%) Symantec
8 16 (3.12%) Oracle
9 15 (2.92%) Dell
10 14 (2.73%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.53%) Polycom
12 12 (2.34%) Mitel
13 11 (2.14%) CheckPoint
14 10 (1.95%) 3PAR
14 10 (1.95%) Varonis
14 10 (1.95%) Wyse
15 9 (1.75%) Kaspersky
16 8 (1.56%) CommVault
16 8 (1.56%) Dell Compellent
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Tech
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Benefits including Gym and Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: up to £28,000 + Pension & Private Medical
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Epsom
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago