The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 847 841 844
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 49 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.026% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.027% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 32
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -23.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £57,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 July 2014 within the UK.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Top 21 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 11 July 2014. 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 +3 44 £35,000 +16.66% 6
London -34 14 £46,250 +11.44% 1
Sheffield - 13 £29,900 -
South Yorkshire - 13 £29,900 -
Yorkshire - 13 £29,900 -
South East -9 7 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North West - 6 £35,000 - 1
Manchester - 6 £35,000 - 1
Brentford - 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire -5 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Scotland -8 5 £35,000 +22.80%
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £40,000 +41.59% 1
Cambridge -4 4 £40,000 +77.77% 1
East of England -7 4 £40,000 +70.21% 2
Edinburgh -12 4 £35,000 +22.80%
City of London -4 2 £71,250 +1.78%
Wokingham - 2 £30,000 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £26,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £26,000 - 1

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (69.83%) Microsoft
3 63 (54.31%) VMware
4 61 (52.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (49.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (42.24%) Active Directory
7 44 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (33.62%) TCP/IP
10 38 (32.76%) Citrix
11 34 (29.31%) MCSE
12 32 (27.59%) MCP
13 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
14 30 (25.86%) DNS
14 30 (25.86%) Change Management
15 27 (23.28%) Linux
16 25 (21.55%) HP
17 23 (19.83%) SAN
17 23 (19.83%) Degree
18 22 (18.97%) Security Cleared
18 22 (18.97%) Internet
18 22 (18.97%) IIS
18 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
19 21 (18.10%) SQL
20 20 (17.24%) IBM
20 20 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
21 19 (16.38%) MS Exchange
22 18 (15.52%) SLA
22 18 (15.52%) SCOM
23 17 (14.66%) Windows 7

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 22 (18.97%) IIS
2 19 (16.38%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.48%) Lync
3 11 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (7.76%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.17%) CMS
7 5 (4.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.45%) Drupal
8 4 (3.45%) Alfresco
8 4 (3.45%) WordPress
9 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.72%) Commerce Server
10 2 (1.72%) Apache
10 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.62%) TCP/IP
2 30 (25.86%) DNS
3 23 (19.83%) SAN
4 22 (18.97%) Internet
5 16 (13.79%) DHCP
6 6 (5.17%) FTP
7 5 (4.31%) Firewall
7 5 (4.31%) SSL
8 3 (2.59%) Network Security
8 3 (2.59%) NAS
8 3 (2.59%) WAN
8 3 (2.59%) VPN
8 3 (2.59%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.59%) LAN
9 2 (1.72%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.86%) IMAP
10 1 (0.86%) SMS
10 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) DB2
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MSI
2 1 (0.86%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Law
3 6 (5.17%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.45%) Legal
5 3 (2.59%) Local Government
5 3 (2.59%) Electronics
5 3 (2.59%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.86%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) Web Services
2 5 (4.31%) Application Packaging
3 4 (3.45%) .NET
4 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.72%) COM
5 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Clustering
2 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.59%) Statistics
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Celerra
6 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (52.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (49.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (23.28%) Linux
5 20 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (14.66%) Windows 7
7 11 (9.48%) UNIX
8 10 (8.62%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.59%) CentOS
10 3 (2.59%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.59%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.86%) Change Management
2 9 (7.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (6.90%) Migration
3 8 (6.90%) ITIL
4 7 (6.03%) Release Management
4 7 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (5.17%) Change Control
5 6 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.31%) Service Management
6 5 (4.31%) CRM
7 4 (3.45%) ERP
7 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.45%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.59%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.59%) Benchmarking
8 3 (2.59%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.72%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.72%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.10%) SQL
2 13 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.48%) VBScript
4 9 (7.76%) Python
5 8 (6.90%) VB
6 1 (0.86%) C#
6 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (29.31%) MCSE
3 32 (27.59%) MCP
4 23 (19.83%) Degree
5 22 (18.97%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.17%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.45%) MCITP
8 3 (2.59%) CNE
8 3 (2.59%) Novell Certification
9 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.72%) MCTS
10 1 (0.86%) ACTC
10 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (42.24%) Active Directory
2 40 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.48%) XenApp
4 11 (9.48%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.31%) vSphere
6 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) SCOM
2 12 (10.34%) SCCM
3 7 (6.03%) WSUS
4 5 (4.31%) OPNET
5 4 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.45%) Plesk
6 3 (2.59%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.59%) ARCserve
6 3 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 81 (69.83%) Microsoft
2 63 (54.31%) VMware
3 38 (32.76%) Citrix
4 25 (21.55%) HP
5 20 (17.24%) IBM
6 15 (12.93%) Riverbed
7 9 (7.76%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.17%) Symantec
8 6 (5.17%) Cisco
9 5 (4.31%) EMC
10 4 (3.45%) McAfee
11 3 (2.59%) Sophos
11 3 (2.59%) Remedy
11 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.59%) ArcSight
11 3 (2.59%) Lumension
12 2 (1.72%) Apple
12 2 (1.72%) Oracle
12 2 (1.72%) Dell
13 1 (0.86%) Adobe
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