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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 684 624 637
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 230 364 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 207 336 344
Median salary £32,500 £28,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,150 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.73% -5.83%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
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 £69,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -76 220 £32,500 +15.04% 37
London +32 107 £33,500 +16.52% 15
South East -12 58 £37,250 +24.16% 6
Berkshire +4 19 £30,000 +23.71% 1
Yorkshire +13 18 £33,000 +40.42% 3
East Midlands +25 14 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Hampshire +15 12 £38,000 +4.82%
City of London +67 11 £33,000 +6.45% 8
East of England +19 10 £33,000 +1.53% 4
West Yorkshire +2 10 £33,000 +46.66% 3
Southampton - 10 £38,000 -
Leeds +21 8 £33,000 +36.08% 3
Surrey -15 7 £40,000 +66.66% 2
West Midlands -22 6 £26,750 +16.30% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 5 £24,500 -14.03% 1
Nottingham +11 5 £24,500 -14.03% 1
Kent -8 5 £42,500 +41.66%
Derbyshire - 5 £25,000 -
East Yorkshire - 5 - -
Hull - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +28 4 £35,000 +55.55% 1
East Sussex +25 4 £31,000 +24.00%
Reading 0 4 £54,000 +134.78%
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £31,000 +37.77% 1
West Sussex -5 4 £27,500 +5.76%
North West -11 4 £25,000 - 3
Chesterfield - 4 £23,750 -
Thatcham - 4 £32,500 -
Coulsdon - 4 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire +23 3 £22,000 -37.14% 3

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 498 (100.00%) Windows
2 324 (65.06%) Active Directory
3 299 (60.04%) Windows Server
4 286 (57.43%) Microsoft
5 222 (44.58%) VMware
6 212 (42.57%) MS Exchange
7 195 (39.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 158 (31.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 155 (31.12%) MS Excel
10 152 (30.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 135 (27.11%) MS Office
12 130 (26.10%) Windows 7
13 113 (22.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 107 (21.49%) Hyper-V
15 105 (21.08%) Cisco
16 103 (20.68%) Firewall
16 103 (20.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 97 (19.48%) DNS
18 96 (19.28%) Office 365
19 94 (18.88%) MCSE
20 92 (18.47%) Windows Server 2003
21 80 (16.06%) Windows 8
22 79 (15.86%) TCP/IP
23 74 (14.86%) SQL Server
24 72 (14.46%) Linux
25 70 (14.06%) Finance
26 68 (13.65%) SQL
27 66 (13.25%) Citrix
27 66 (13.25%) Degree
28 61 (12.25%) ITIL

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
1 212 (42.57%) MS Exchange
2 113 (22.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (12.05%) SharePoint
4 58 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (10.04%) Skype for Business
6 48 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (5.02%) IIS
9 21 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (4.22%) Tomcat
10 19 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2000
11 11 (2.21%) Site Server
12 9 (1.81%) Apache
13 8 (1.61%) JBoss
14 6 (1.20%) WebLogic
15 5 (1.00%) nginx
15 5 (1.00%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 155 (31.12%) MS Excel
2 135 (27.11%) MS Office
3 5 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.40%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.20%) Eikon
3 1 (0.20%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
3 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 96 (19.28%) Office 365
2 27 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.00%) SaaS
5 4 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.60%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.40%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 103 (20.68%) Firewall
2 97 (19.48%) DNS
3 79 (15.86%) TCP/IP
4 58 (11.65%) LAN
5 56 (11.24%) WAN
6 53 (10.64%) DHCP
7 43 (8.63%) SAN
8 30 (6.02%) VPN
9 27 (5.42%) Wireless
10 22 (4.42%) Internet
10 22 (4.42%) VLAN
11 21 (4.22%) VoIP
12 18 (3.61%) NAS
13 17 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (2.61%) HTTP
15 9 (1.81%) NetScaler
15 9 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (1.61%) SMTP
17 7 (1.41%) Skype
18 6 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.21%) MySQL
4 7 (1.41%) Big Data
4 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.40%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (0.40%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 70 (14.06%) Finance
2 18 (3.61%) Retail
3 16 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.81%) Games
5 9 (1.81%) Law
6 8 (1.61%) Banking
7 7 (1.41%) Marketing
8 6 (1.20%) Back Office
9 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.60%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.41%) .NET
2 9 (1.81%) Web Services
3 7 (1.41%) LAMP
4 6 (1.20%) XMPP
5 5 (1.00%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (1.00%) MCollective
6 4 (0.80%) Middleware
7 3 (0.60%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.40%) HTML
9 1 (0.20%) COM
9 1 (0.20%) CSS
9 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.20%) jQuery
9 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.24%) Blackberry
2 41 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 22 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.02%) iPhone
7 19 (3.82%) Clustering
8 14 (2.81%) Hedge funds
9 11 (2.21%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.21%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.21%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.61%) Fintech
12 6 (1.20%) Replication
12 6 (1.20%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.40%) Handset
14 2 (0.40%) iPad
14 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 498 (100.00%) Windows
2 299 (60.04%) Windows Server
3 195 (39.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 152 (30.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 130 (26.10%) Windows 7
6 92 (18.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 80 (16.06%) Windows 8
8 72 (14.46%) Linux
9 38 (7.63%) Mac OS X
10 33 (6.63%) Windows 10
10 33 (6.63%) Windows XP
11 25 (5.02%) Android
12 24 (4.82%) Windows 2000 Server
13 23 (4.62%) Apple iOS
14 16 (3.21%) Windows Vista
15 12 (2.41%) Unix
16 7 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (1.20%) Solaris
18 5 (1.00%) Debian
18 5 (1.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (12.25%) ITIL
2 23 (4.62%) Problem Management
3 22 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (4.02%) Incident Management
5 19 (3.82%) Migration
5 19 (3.82%) Service Delivery
6 16 (3.21%) Analytics
7 14 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (2.61%) CRM
9 12 (2.41%) High Availability
10 11 (2.21%) Change Management
10 11 (2.21%) Service Management
10 11 (2.21%) Software Distribution
11 10 (2.01%) Configuration Management
11 10 (2.01%) Project Management
12 9 (1.81%) Asset Management
12 9 (1.81%) Data Analytics
13 8 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (1.61%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 8 (1.61%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.65%) SQL
2 49 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.21%) Java
4 8 (1.61%) C#
4 8 (1.61%) Perl
4 8 (1.61%) Python
5 7 (1.41%) VB
6 4 (0.80%) C
6 4 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.40%) C++
7 2 (0.40%) VBScript
8 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (20.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (18.88%) MCSE
3 66 (13.25%) Degree
4 44 (8.84%) MCITP
5 40 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (7.83%) CCNA
7 31 (6.22%) MCSA
8 29 (5.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (3.41%) MCTS
10 16 (3.21%) MCP
10 16 (3.21%) Security Cleared
11 11 (2.21%) ACSA
12 10 (2.01%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.41%) HNC
14 3 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.40%) MCDST
15 2 (0.40%) VCP5
16 1 (0.20%) ACMT
16 1 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.63%) SLA
2 10 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 324 (65.06%) Active Directory
2 158 (31.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (21.49%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.22%) Terminal Services
5 25 (5.02%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (4.22%) vSphere
7 19 (3.82%) XenApp
8 18 (3.61%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.61%) Squid
10 5 (1.00%) qmail
11 3 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.60%) XenServer
12 2 (0.40%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.40%) Xen
13 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (6.83%) SCCM
2 24 (4.82%) SCOM
3 16 (3.21%) Puppet
4 10 (2.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (1.81%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.81%) DatAdvantage
5 9 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.61%) WSUS
7 5 (1.00%) Cacti
7 5 (1.00%) collectd
7 5 (1.00%) Ganglia
7 5 (1.00%) Graphite
7 5 (1.00%) Legato
7 5 (1.00%) logstash
7 5 (1.00%) Nagios
7 5 (1.00%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.00%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.80%) Perfmon
8 4 (0.80%) Simpana
Vendors
1 286 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 222 (44.58%) VMware
3 105 (21.08%) Cisco
4 66 (13.25%) Citrix
5 59 (11.85%) Apple
6 30 (6.02%) HP
7 29 (5.82%) Avaya
8 14 (2.81%) Symantec
9 12 (2.41%) Dell
9 12 (2.41%) Intel Security
10 11 (2.21%) Mitel
11 10 (2.01%) NetApp
12 9 (1.81%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.81%) Varonis
12 9 (1.81%) Wyse
13 7 (1.41%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.41%) Bloomberg
13 7 (1.41%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.41%) IBM
14 6 (1.20%) Reuters
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + car
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + £3000 annual bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Training Budget
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Staines
greywood
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Middlesex / West London
MillsHill
Salary: £34,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago