The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 674 595 690
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +95
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 265 379 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 260 340 227
Average salary £32,955 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.39% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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

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

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
England -106 244 £33,000 +1.53% 34
London -20 134 £34,500 -1.42% 10
South East -23 61 £37,500 +25.00% 10
Berkshire -14 19 £40,000 +30.08% 3
Kent +17 17 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Surrey 0 16 £24,000 -18.64% 2
South West -14 12 £42,500 +66.66% 6
Bristol +4 10 £42,500 +68.31% 2
West Midlands -33 10 £25,000 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +9 9 £28,136 +2.31% 2
East of England -9 9 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Reading -16 9 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Derbyshire - 9 £28,136 - 1
Bracknell +10 8 £43,000 +19.44%
Thames Ditton - 8 £22,500 -
Derby - 7 £32,909 -
City of London +29 6 £38,750 +10.71% 5
Staffordshire +5 5 £24,000 -4.00%
Hertfordshire +2 5 £31,500 -3.07% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +2 5 £24,000 -4.00%
Coulsdon - 5 £22,500 -
Bedfordshire +4 4 £37,000 +2.06%
Yorkshire -3 4 £25,000 -28.57%
Oxfordshire -5 4 £23,000 -16.36%
North West -8 4 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Manchester +8 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Yorkshire +7 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £28,500 +26.66% 1
Coventry -2 3 £25,000 -20.00%
Epsom - 3 £37,500 -

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 587 (100.00%) Windows
2 357 (60.82%) Windows Server
3 356 (60.65%) Active Directory
4 331 (56.39%) Microsoft
5 269 (45.83%) MS Exchange
6 268 (45.66%) VMware
7 194 (33.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 189 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 186 (31.69%) MS Excel
10 182 (31.01%) VMware Infrastructure
11 169 (28.79%) Firewall
12 148 (25.21%) Cisco
13 142 (24.19%) Linux
14 137 (23.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 129 (21.98%) MS Office
16 126 (21.47%) Windows 7
17 123 (20.95%) MCSE
18 111 (18.91%) DNS
19 108 (18.40%) Citrix
19 108 (18.40%) Windows Server 2003
19 108 (18.40%) Hyper-V
20 106 (18.06%) Finance
21 102 (17.38%) Windows 8
22 98 (16.70%) Exchange Server 2010
23 94 (16.01%) Apple
24 87 (14.82%) TCP/IP
24 87 (14.82%) MCITP
25 86 (14.65%) ITIL
26 80 (13.63%) SQL
27 76 (12.95%) SQL Server

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 269 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 98 (16.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 51 (8.69%) IIS
6 42 (7.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 41 (6.98%) SharePoint
8 40 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2000
9 27 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 25 (4.26%) Skype for Business
11 23 (3.92%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.70%) JBoss
13 9 (1.53%) Site Server
14 8 (1.36%) Apache
15 6 (1.02%) nginx
16 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.51%) Moodle
17 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.51%) SugarCRM
18 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 186 (31.69%) MS Excel
2 129 (21.98%) MS Office
3 5 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.34%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.07%) Office 365
2 21 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.02%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.02%) SaaS
5 4 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.51%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 169 (28.79%) Firewall
2 111 (18.91%) DNS
3 87 (14.82%) TCP/IP
4 69 (11.75%) LAN
5 60 (10.22%) VPN
6 58 (9.88%) WAN
7 55 (9.37%) SAN
8 48 (8.18%) DHCP
9 33 (5.62%) Internet
9 33 (5.62%) VoIP
10 26 (4.43%) NAS
11 25 (4.26%) HTTP
11 25 (4.26%) Wireless
12 21 (3.58%) VLAN
13 19 (3.24%) FTP
14 17 (2.90%) MPLS
15 16 (2.73%) SMTP
15 16 (2.73%) SSL
16 13 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
17 12 (2.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.87%) Big Data
2 11 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.19%) MySQL
5 6 (1.02%) KDB
6 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.34%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.34%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.17%) MS Access
8 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.36%) JIRA
2 6 (1.02%) GDB
3 5 (0.85%) JConsole
4 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) Hudson
5 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 106 (18.06%) Finance
2 26 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.07%) Banking
4 9 (1.53%) Retail
5 8 (1.36%) Marketing
6 6 (1.02%) Back Office
6 6 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.02%) French Language
6 6 (1.02%) German Language
6 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.85%) Advertising
7 5 (0.85%) Electronics
7 5 (0.85%) Law
8 4 (0.68%) Front Office
9 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Games
10 2 (0.34%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.04%) .NET
2 7 (1.19%) Web Services
3 5 (0.85%) HTML
3 5 (0.85%) Software Packaging
3 5 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.51%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (0.51%) LAMP
4 3 (0.51%) XMPP
5 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.34%) FFmpeg
5 2 (0.34%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.17%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.17%) COM
6 1 (0.17%) CSS
6 1 (0.17%) DCOM
6 1 (0.17%) J2EE
6 1 (0.17%) jQuery
6 1 (0.17%) WCF
6 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.24%) Blackberry
2 59 (10.05%) Data Centre
3 42 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.43%) Management Information System
6 25 (4.26%) Hedge funds
7 23 (3.92%) Driving Licence
8 17 (2.90%) Clustering
9 16 (2.73%) iPhone
10 10 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.19%) Fintech
12 6 (1.02%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.85%) Replication
14 4 (0.68%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.68%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.68%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
16 2 (0.34%) CCTV
16 2 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 587 (100.00%) Windows
2 357 (60.82%) Windows Server
3 194 (33.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 189 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 142 (24.19%) Linux
6 126 (21.47%) Windows 7
7 108 (18.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 102 (17.38%) Windows 8
9 60 (10.22%) Mac OS X
10 43 (7.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 31 (5.28%) Windows XP
12 30 (5.11%) Unix
13 27 (4.60%) Windows Vista
14 26 (4.43%) Debian
14 26 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (4.09%) Android
16 22 (3.75%) Apple iOS
17 21 (3.58%) CentOS
18 17 (2.90%) Ubuntu
18 17 (2.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (14.65%) ITIL
2 42 (7.16%) Problem Management
3 32 (5.45%) Project Management
4 26 (4.43%) Incident Management
5 25 (4.26%) Asset Management
6 22 (3.75%) Load Balancing
6 22 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 21 (3.58%) CRM
8 19 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (3.07%) High Availability
10 16 (2.73%) PRINCE2
11 15 (2.56%) Migration
11 15 (2.56%) Time Management
12 12 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (2.04%) Network Design
12 12 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (2.04%) Service Management
13 11 (1.87%) DevOps
13 11 (1.87%) Presales
14 10 (1.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 80 (13.63%) SQL
2 44 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.07%) Java
4 14 (2.39%) Perl
5 9 (1.53%) C
5 9 (1.53%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.36%) AWK
6 8 (1.36%) Python
6 8 (1.36%) sed
7 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.68%) C#
8 3 (0.51%) VB
9 2 (0.34%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.17%) C++
10 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.17%) PHP
10 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 137 (23.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 123 (20.95%) MCSE
3 87 (14.82%) MCITP
4 70 (11.93%) CCNA
4 70 (11.93%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (8.52%) Degree
6 49 (8.35%) MCSA
7 29 (4.94%) MCP
8 28 (4.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (3.07%) MCTS
10 13 (2.21%) ACSA
11 8 (1.36%) HNC
12 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.85%) CCNP
14 4 (0.68%) VCP5
15 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.51%) Security Cleared
16 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
17 1 (0.17%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.62%) SLA
2 13 (2.21%) QA
3 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) DICOM
System Software
1 356 (60.65%) Active Directory
2 182 (31.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (18.40%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.94%) vSphere
5 22 (3.75%) VMware ESX
6 20 (3.41%) Terminal Services
7 18 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (2.56%) Xen
9 13 (2.21%) Terminal Server
10 11 (1.87%) NFS
11 9 (1.53%) XenApp
12 6 (1.02%) Squid
13 5 (0.85%) KVM
13 5 (0.85%) Samba
13 5 (0.85%) XenServer
14 3 (0.51%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.17%) qmail
Systems Management
1 37 (6.30%) SCCM
2 15 (2.56%) SCOM
3 12 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 11 (1.87%) Puppet
5 9 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (1.53%) Nagios
6 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (1.36%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (1.36%) WSUS
7 6 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.51%) Legato
8 3 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.51%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.34%) SCSM
9 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.34%) Simpana
Vendors
1 331 (56.39%) Microsoft
2 268 (45.66%) VMware
3 148 (25.21%) Cisco
4 108 (18.40%) Citrix
5 94 (16.01%) Apple
6 53 (9.03%) Avaya
7 41 (6.98%) HP
8 36 (6.13%) Red Hat
9 23 (3.92%) Juniper
10 22 (3.75%) Symantec
11 19 (3.24%) Google
12 18 (3.07%) IBM
13 17 (2.90%) Dell
13 17 (2.90%) NetApp
13 17 (2.90%) Veeam
14 14 (2.39%) Atlassian
15 11 (1.87%) EMC
16 10 (1.70%) Intel Security
16 10 (1.70%) Oracle
17 8 (1.36%) SAP
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £650000 - £651000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 27,000 - 29,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London, Zone 1
MillsHill
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
greywood
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Aylesbury
Pro-Quest
Salary: 20000-24000 Per Annum 23K + Bonus +26 days hols+Private Health+Life Ass
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
Sevenoaks
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago