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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 676 622 650
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 259 358 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 228 337 328
Median salary £32,500 £29,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £22,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -5.00%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -53 249 £32,500 +10.16% 35
London +15 117 £33,000 +10.00% 18
South East -7 63 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Yorkshire +31 22 £31,250 +38.88% 2
East Midlands +18 17 £25,000 -27.00%
East of England +16 17 £33,250 +2.30% 2
Berkshire -6 17 £37,000 +48.00% 1
City of London +64 14 £33,000 +11.86% 3
Hampshire +16 12 £38,000 +60.00%
West Yorkshire +8 12 £33,000 +46.66% 2
Oxfordshire -19 11 £31,500 -7.35%
Southampton - 10 £38,000 -
Hertfordshire +26 8 £22,000 -32.30% 2
Leeds +22 7 £34,500 +38.00% 1
Nottingham +16 7 £24,500 -14.03%
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £24,500 -14.03%
North West +1 6 £26,500 +6.00% 4
West Sussex -1 6 £27,500 -20.86%
East Yorkshire - 6 £25,500 -
Hull - 6 £25,500 -
Watford +20 5 - -
Oxford -12 5 £28,000 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £35,000 - 2
Essex +6 4 £35,000 -1.40%
Manchester -2 4 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Reading -7 4 £54,000 +134.78%
West Midlands -17 4 £23,500 +2.17%
Thatcham - 4 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £31,000 -
South Yorkshire +18 3 £32,500 +8.69%

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 511 (100.00%) Windows
2 335 (65.56%) Active Directory
3 298 (58.32%) Windows Server
4 295 (57.73%) Microsoft
5 231 (45.21%) VMware
6 206 (40.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 203 (39.73%) MS Exchange
8 169 (33.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 152 (29.75%) MS Excel
10 150 (29.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 142 (27.79%) MS Office
12 134 (26.22%) Windows 7
13 119 (23.29%) Office 365
14 108 (21.14%) Hyper-V
14 108 (21.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 108 (21.14%) DNS
15 97 (18.98%) Windows Server 2003
16 96 (18.79%) Firewall
17 93 (18.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 93 (18.20%) TCP/IP
18 92 (18.00%) Cisco
19 85 (16.63%) ITIL
20 80 (15.66%) MCSE
21 78 (15.26%) SQL Server
22 75 (14.68%) Linux
23 72 (14.09%) Citrix
24 71 (13.89%) Windows 8
25 69 (13.50%) Finance
26 67 (13.11%) SQL
26 67 (13.11%) DHCP

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
1 203 (39.73%) MS Exchange
2 108 (21.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (12.72%) SharePoint
4 58 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 56 (10.96%) Skype for Business
6 51 (9.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 24 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (4.70%) IIS
8 21 (4.11%) Tomcat
9 13 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2000
10 10 (1.96%) Apache
10 10 (1.96%) Site Server
11 9 (1.76%) JBoss
12 6 (1.17%) nginx
12 6 (1.17%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 152 (29.75%) MS Excel
2 142 (27.79%) MS Office
3 6 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Cognos Planning
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.39%) ResourceLink
1 2 (0.39%) Summit
1 2 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.20%) Eikon
2 1 (0.20%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 119 (23.29%) Office 365
2 34 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.98%) PaaS
6 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.59%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.59%) SaaS
8 2 (0.39%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 108 (21.14%) DNS
2 96 (18.79%) Firewall
3 93 (18.20%) TCP/IP
4 67 (13.11%) DHCP
5 59 (11.55%) LAN
6 52 (10.18%) WAN
7 51 (9.98%) SAN
8 38 (7.44%) VPN
9 34 (6.65%) VoIP
10 30 (5.87%) Wireless
11 26 (5.09%) Internet
12 24 (4.70%) VLAN
13 20 (3.91%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (3.72%) NAS
15 14 (2.74%) Skype
16 13 (2.54%) HTTP
17 12 (2.35%) NetScaler
18 10 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
19 9 (1.76%) SMTP
20 8 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.96%) MySQL
4 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.57%) Big Data
6 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.39%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.39%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) JIRA
1 1 (0.20%) JMeter
1 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 69 (13.50%) Finance
2 21 (4.11%) Retail
3 16 (3.13%) Games
3 16 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.15%) Law
5 9 (1.76%) Banking
6 8 (1.57%) Back Office
6 8 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.57%) Marketing
7 4 (0.78%) Legal
8 3 (0.59%) Publishing
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.35%) Web Services
2 9 (1.76%) .NET
3 6 (1.17%) XMPP
4 5 (0.98%) LAMP
4 5 (0.98%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (0.98%) MCollective
5 4 (0.78%) Middleware
6 3 (0.59%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.39%) HTML
8 1 (0.20%) COM
8 1 (0.20%) CSS
8 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.20%) jQuery
8 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.61%) Blackberry
2 41 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.28%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.28%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.70%) Clustering
5 21 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.52%) iPhone
7 14 (2.74%) Fat Client
7 14 (2.74%) Hedge funds
7 14 (2.74%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.96%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.57%) Fintech
10 6 (1.17%) Replication
10 6 (1.17%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.98%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.59%) iPad
13 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.39%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 511 (100.00%) Windows
2 298 (58.32%) Windows Server
3 206 (40.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 150 (29.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 134 (26.22%) Windows 7
6 97 (18.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 75 (14.68%) Linux
8 71 (13.89%) Windows 8
9 48 (9.39%) Windows 10
10 36 (7.05%) Mac OS X
11 31 (6.07%) Windows XP
12 24 (4.70%) Android
13 23 (4.50%) Apple iOS
14 18 (3.52%) Windows 2000 Server
15 17 (3.33%) Unix
16 16 (3.13%) Windows Vista
17 10 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (1.17%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.98%) Solaris
20 4 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (16.63%) ITIL
2 29 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (4.70%) Problem Management
4 19 (3.72%) Analytics
5 18 (3.52%) Service Delivery
6 17 (3.33%) Change Management
6 17 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 17 (3.33%) Migration
7 15 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (2.94%) Service Management
8 14 (2.74%) Project Management
9 12 (2.35%) Software Distribution
10 11 (2.15%) Data Analytics
11 9 (1.76%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (1.76%) Asset Management
11 9 (1.76%) Mentoring
12 8 (1.57%) Investment Management
13 7 (1.37%) High Availability
13 7 (1.37%) Load Balancing
13 7 (1.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (13.11%) SQL
2 55 (10.76%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.13%) Java
4 10 (1.96%) C#
4 10 (1.96%) Python
5 8 (1.57%) Perl
6 7 (1.37%) VB
7 6 (1.17%) C
8 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.59%) VBScript
10 2 (0.39%) C++
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (18.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (15.66%) MCSE
3 59 (11.55%) Degree
4 37 (7.24%) MCITP
5 33 (6.46%) MCSA
6 32 (6.26%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (6.07%) CCNA
8 25 (4.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (4.31%) Security Cleared
10 18 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (3.52%) MCP
11 14 (2.74%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.57%) MCTS
13 7 (1.37%) ACSA
14 3 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.39%) HNC
15 2 (0.39%) MCDST
15 2 (0.39%) VCP5
16 1 (0.20%) CCNP
16 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.20%) SLA
2 10 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.59%) QA
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 335 (65.56%) Active Directory
2 169 (33.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (21.14%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.07%) Terminal Services
5 27 (5.28%) VMware ESX
6 26 (5.09%) vSphere
6 26 (5.09%) XenApp
7 20 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.37%) Squid
9 5 (0.98%) qmail
10 4 (0.78%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.39%) XenServer
13 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.20%) vCloud
13 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (8.81%) SCCM
2 24 (4.70%) SCOM
3 15 (2.94%) Puppet
4 14 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (2.15%) DatAdvantage
5 11 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
6 10 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.96%) WSUS
7 8 (1.57%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.98%) Cacti
8 5 (0.98%) collectd
8 5 (0.98%) Ganglia
8 5 (0.98%) Graphite
8 5 (0.98%) logstash
8 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (0.98%) Nagios
8 5 (0.98%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.78%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.78%) Simpana
Vendors
1 295 (57.73%) Microsoft
2 231 (45.21%) VMware
3 92 (18.00%) Cisco
4 72 (14.09%) Citrix
5 46 (9.00%) Apple
6 33 (6.46%) HP
7 21 (4.11%) Avaya
8 15 (2.94%) Symantec
9 13 (2.54%) Dell
9 13 (2.54%) Intel Security
10 12 (2.35%) Mitel
11 11 (2.15%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.15%) Samsung
11 11 (2.15%) Varonis
11 11 (2.15%) Wyse
12 10 (1.96%) NetApp
13 9 (1.76%) Polycom
14 8 (1.57%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.37%) Bloomberg
15 7 (1.37%) Veeam
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 8 hours ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £28k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £28k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits (Dependant on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + £3000 annual bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
harringtonstarr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum BUPA Denplan Pension Income Protection Life
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus an attractive benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £28k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London, Zone 1
MillsHill
Salary: £55,000 per year + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago