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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 647 708 613
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -95
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 237 269 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 228 259 386
Median salary £30,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +43 232 £30,500 -12.85% 19
South East +48 75 £27,500 -16.03% 4
London +2 73 £35,500 -5.33% 6
Berkshire +57 34 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Yorkshire +46 29 £32,500 +15.65%
Manchester +10 26 £31,500 -23.63% 4
North West 0 26 £31,500 -16.00% 5
West Yorkshire +55 24 £29,250 -10.00%
Reading +41 24 £25,000 +4.16%
Leeds +47 22 £29,500 -9.23%
Surrey +15 18 £26,000 -30.66%
Stockport - 12 £26,500 -
East of England +8 10 £33,000 +10.00% 1
South West +2 10 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Rochdale - 9 £40,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 7 £32,500 +20.37%
Cambridge +16 6 £36,000 +10.76%
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Maidenhead +5 5 £45,000 +16.88%
East Midlands -2 5 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Kent -3 5 £27,500 -28.57%
Epsom - 5 £31,250 -
Oxfordshire +30 4 £35,000 +12.90%
West Sussex +27 4 £24,500 +6.52% 1
Sheffield +12 4 £35,250 +50.96%
Hampshire +9 4 £31,250 -10.71%
South Yorkshire +4 4 £35,250 +50.96%
West Midlands -1 4 £40,000 +60.00%
Crawley - 4 £24,500 - 1
Lincolnshire - 4 £30,000 -

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 484 (100.00%) Windows
2 302 (62.40%) Active Directory
3 261 (53.93%) Microsoft
4 247 (51.03%) Windows Server
5 210 (43.39%) VMware
6 150 (30.99%) MS Exchange
7 133 (27.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 127 (26.24%) MS Excel
9 125 (25.83%) Linux
10 124 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 123 (25.41%) Office 365
11 123 (25.41%) MS Office
12 115 (23.76%) SQL Server
13 106 (21.90%) ITIL
14 102 (21.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 99 (20.45%) Hyper-V
16 98 (20.25%) Windows 7
17 93 (19.21%) SQL
18 76 (15.70%) Firewall
18 76 (15.70%) Cisco
19 65 (13.43%) DNS
20 63 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
20 63 (13.02%) TCP/IP
21 59 (12.19%) Finance
22 58 (11.98%) Citrix
23 56 (11.57%) SLA
24 55 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
25 53 (10.95%) Windows 10
26 50 (10.33%) SCCM
27 48 (9.92%) SharePoint

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
1 150 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.92%) SharePoint
3 44 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (4.96%) Skype for Business
7 19 (3.93%) IIS
8 10 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.07%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.41%) JBoss
12 2 (0.41%) Site Server
12 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.41%) WordPress
13 1 (0.21%) Confluence
13 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 127 (26.24%) MS Excel
2 123 (25.41%) MS Office
3 9 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 123 (25.41%) Office 365
2 25 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (2.07%) Amazon S3
4 10 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.62%) G Suite
5 3 (0.62%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.41%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (15.70%) Firewall
2 65 (13.43%) DNS
3 63 (13.02%) TCP/IP
4 47 (9.71%) VPN
5 46 (9.50%) WAN
6 43 (8.88%) DHCP
7 41 (8.47%) SAN
8 39 (8.06%) LAN
9 29 (5.99%) Internet
10 26 (5.37%) VoIP
11 19 (3.93%) NAS
12 18 (3.72%) Network Security
12 18 (3.72%) Skype
13 15 (3.10%) Wireless
14 12 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (1.86%) VLAN
16 7 (1.45%) IPsec
16 7 (1.45%) MPLS
17 6 (1.24%) IP Telephony
17 6 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.99%) MySQL
3 25 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.83%) InfluxDB
6 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.62%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.21%) UniData
Development Applications
1 17 (3.51%) JMeter
2 2 (0.41%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
General
1 59 (12.19%) Finance
2 20 (4.13%) Banking
3 12 (2.48%) Italian Language
4 9 (1.86%) Legal
4 9 (1.86%) Retail
5 8 (1.65%) Games
5 8 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.45%) Back Office
7 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.03%) French Language
8 5 (1.03%) German Language
9 4 (0.83%) Law
9 4 (0.83%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.62%) Advertising
10 3 (0.62%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.79%) Web Services
2 11 (2.27%) HTML
3 6 (1.24%) .NET
4 5 (1.03%) REST
4 5 (1.03%) SOAP
4 5 (1.03%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.83%) CSS
5 4 (0.83%) HTML5
5 4 (0.83%) jQuery
6 3 (0.62%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.62%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.21%) Ajax
7 1 (0.21%) Middleware
7 1 (0.21%) RESTful
7 1 (0.21%) XML
7 1 (0.21%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.96%) Clustering
3 18 (3.72%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.31%) Hedge funds
4 16 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.07%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.86%) iPhone
8 7 (1.45%) iPad
9 6 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.24%) Replication
10 5 (1.03%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.03%) NHS
11 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.83%) PACS
11 4 (0.83%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.62%) New Media
12 3 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 484 (100.00%) Windows
2 247 (51.03%) Windows Server
3 133 (27.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 125 (25.83%) Linux
5 102 (21.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 98 (20.25%) Windows 7
7 55 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (10.95%) Windows 10
9 38 (7.85%) Windows 8
10 35 (7.23%) Unix
11 30 (6.20%) Mac OS X
12 28 (5.79%) Windows XP
13 21 (4.34%) Apple iOS
14 11 (2.27%) Android
15 9 (1.86%) CentOS
16 7 (1.45%) Mac OS
16 7 (1.45%) Windows Vista
17 5 (1.03%) AIX
18 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (21.90%) ITIL
2 30 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (5.17%) Problem Management
4 21 (4.34%) Investment Management
5 20 (4.13%) Change Control
6 19 (3.93%) Change Management
7 18 (3.72%) Data Protection
7 18 (3.72%) Mentoring
8 17 (3.51%) Server Virtualisation
9 16 (3.31%) ITIL V3
9 16 (3.31%) Service Management
10 13 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (2.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 12 (2.48%) Capacity Management
11 12 (2.48%) Portfolio Management
11 12 (2.48%) Time Management
12 11 (2.27%) Asset Management
12 11 (2.27%) Project Management
13 10 (2.07%) Load Testing
13 10 (2.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 93 (19.21%) SQL
2 37 (7.64%) Python
3 33 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 23 (4.75%) C#
5 22 (4.55%) Java
6 20 (4.13%) Perl
7 17 (3.51%) Ruby
8 8 (1.65%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.03%) C
10 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.62%) PHP
12 2 (0.41%) VBA
12 2 (0.41%) VBScript
13 1 (0.21%) C++
13 1 (0.21%) Korn
13 1 (0.21%) VB
13 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.21%) X++
Qualifications
1 63 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (7.02%) MCSE
3 27 (5.58%) MCSA
4 19 (3.93%) Degree
5 18 (3.72%) MCITP
6 14 (2.89%) CCNA
6 14 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.89%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.48%) MCP
8 11 (2.27%) MCTS
9 5 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.03%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.83%) CISSP
11 3 (0.62%) HND
11 3 (0.62%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.41%) CCNP
12 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.41%) HNC
13 1 (0.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.57%) SLA
2 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 302 (62.40%) Active Directory
2 124 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (20.45%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.99%) VMware ESX
5 25 (5.17%) vSphere
6 20 (4.13%) XenApp
7 10 (2.07%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.03%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.83%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.83%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.62%) Firmware
11 2 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.21%) iptables
12 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (10.33%) SCCM
2 13 (2.69%) WSUS
3 12 (2.48%) SCOM
4 8 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.45%) Puppet
6 6 (1.24%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.03%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.83%) Casper Suite
8 4 (0.83%) Grafana
8 4 (0.83%) Graphite
9 3 (0.62%) Ansible
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.41%) Kibana
10 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.41%) Nagios
10 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.41%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.41%) Sysprep
10 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 261 (53.93%) Microsoft
2 210 (43.39%) VMware
3 76 (15.70%) Cisco
4 58 (11.98%) Citrix
5 25 (5.17%) Apple
5 25 (5.17%) HP
6 22 (4.55%) Dell
6 22 (4.55%) Oracle
7 18 (3.72%) NetApp
8 12 (2.48%) Polycom
8 12 (2.48%) Symantec
9 10 (2.07%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.65%) Juniper
10 8 (1.65%) Mitel
11 7 (1.45%) Adobe
11 7 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (1.45%) CommVault
11 7 (1.45%) Sybase
12 6 (1.24%) Dell Compellent
12 6 (1.24%) Kaspersky
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