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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 841 872 864
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 49 61 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.051% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.054% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 31
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,900 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.82%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Top 26 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 24 April 2015. 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 +6 49 £32,000 -15.78% 7
London +33 22 £31,000 -38.00% 3
South East +18 11 £29,500 -1.66% 2
Yorkshire -8 7 £29,900 -
Sheffield -12 6 £29,900 -
South Yorkshire -14 6 £29,900 -
East of England +16 5 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £34,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £32,500 -
Bedford - 5 £32,500 -
City of London +27 4 £32,000 -36.00%
Berkshire -8 4 £24,000 -20.00% 1
South West - 4 £38,750 -
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
Oxford - 3 £34,000 -
Swindon - 2 £40,000 -
Abingdon - 2 £29,500 -
Reading -10 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £22,000 -
Bath - 1 £36,000 -
Brighton - 1 £25,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Somerset - 1 £36,000 -
Surrey - 1 £22,000 -

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (51.40%) Active Directory
3 53 (49.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (46.73%) VMware
5 46 (42.99%) Microsoft
6 36 (33.64%) MS Exchange
7 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (28.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (26.17%) Citrix
10 28 (26.17%) MS Excel
11 26 (24.30%) DNS
11 26 (24.30%) Windows 7
12 24 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (20.56%) DHCP
14 20 (18.69%) MCSE
15 19 (17.76%) ITIL
16 18 (16.82%) HP
17 17 (15.89%) Linux
17 17 (15.89%) Finance
18 16 (14.95%) Firewall
19 15 (14.02%) MCITP
19 15 (14.02%) PowerShell
20 14 (13.08%) XenApp
20 14 (13.08%) Law
20 14 (13.08%) MS Office
20 14 (13.08%) TCP/IP
21 13 (12.15%) SAN
21 13 (12.15%) MCP
21 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 36 (33.64%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.74%) Lync
5 4 (3.74%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) Apache
7 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (26.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.30%) DNS
2 22 (20.56%) DHCP
3 16 (14.95%) Firewall
4 14 (13.08%) TCP/IP
5 13 (12.15%) SAN
6 11 (10.28%) LAN
6 11 (10.28%) WAN
6 11 (10.28%) VPN
7 5 (4.67%) Internet
8 4 (3.74%) DSL
9 3 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.80%) Extranet
9 3 (2.80%) MPLS
9 3 (2.80%) Wireless
9 3 (2.80%) DMZ
9 3 (2.80%) Intranet
10 2 (1.87%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.93%) VLAN
11 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) JIRA
General
1 17 (15.89%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Law
3 5 (4.67%) Marketing
4 4 (3.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) German Language
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Web Services
1 3 (2.80%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.87%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.93%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.54%) Clustering
3 5 (4.67%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) BYOD
5 2 (1.87%) Social Network
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (49.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (28.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (24.30%) Windows 7
6 17 (15.89%) Linux
7 9 (8.41%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.61%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.67%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.74%) UNIX
11 3 (2.80%) VMS
12 2 (1.87%) NetWare
12 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.87%) Solaris
12 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.93%) AIX
13 1 (0.93%) HPUX
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.76%) ITIL
2 8 (7.48%) Change Management
2 8 (7.48%) Incident Management
3 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.61%) Problem Management
4 6 (5.61%) Change Control
4 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
5 5 (4.67%) ERP
5 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (3.74%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.80%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.80%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.80%) Workflow
8 2 (1.87%) Logistics
9 1 (0.93%) Line Management
9 1 (0.93%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (0.93%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.02%) PowerShell
2 12 (11.21%) SQL
3 9 (8.41%) VB
4 5 (4.67%) VBScript
5 3 (2.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (18.69%) MCSE
3 15 (14.02%) MCITP
4 13 (12.15%) MCP
5 10 (9.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
6 8 (7.48%) Degree
7 6 (5.61%) CCNA
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.80%) ACTC
10 3 (2.80%) MCSA
11 1 (0.93%) RHCE
11 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
1 4 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 55 (51.40%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) XenApp
4 8 (7.48%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.67%) vSphere
7 4 (3.74%) vCloud
8 3 (2.80%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.87%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (11.21%) WSUS
2 11 (10.28%) SCCM
3 5 (4.67%) DameWare
4 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.87%) SCOM
4 2 (1.87%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.93%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.93%) Opsview
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.93%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 50 (46.73%) VMware
2 46 (42.99%) Microsoft
3 28 (26.17%) Citrix
4 18 (16.82%) HP
5 11 (10.28%) Dell
5 11 (10.28%) SAP
5 11 (10.28%) Cisco
6 6 (5.61%) IBM
6 6 (5.61%) Apple
7 4 (3.74%) EMC
7 4 (3.74%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.80%) CommVault
8 3 (2.80%) NetApp
8 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.80%) IronPort
8 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.93%) Google
9 1 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) Sophos
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