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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 862 824 854
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 38 86 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.075% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.079% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 36 81 37
Average salary £38,500 £34,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.59% +38.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,025 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +32.00%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Top 22 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 31 August 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
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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 -29 37 £38,500 +11.59% 11
London 0 21 £45,000 +12.50% 6
South East +10 11 £38,500 +28.33% 4
City of London +12 6 £37,500 +8.69%
Oxfordshire - 6 £34,000 -
Oxford - 6 £34,000 -
Manchester -6 3 £29,750 -13.76% 1
North West -11 3 £29,750 -13.76% 1
Surrey +3 2 £42,600 -14.80% 3
Berkshire +3 2 £38,500 +28.33%
Bracknell - 2 £38,500 -
Hayes - 2 £35,000 -
East of England +8 1 £24,000 -28.88%
Middlesex +3 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Guildford -2 1 - - 3
Scotland -10 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Cambridge - 1 £24,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Swindon - 1 £23,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £24,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £23,000 -
South West - 1 £23,000 -

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
3 44 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 41 (46.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (42.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (40.91%) MS Exchange
7 32 (36.36%) HP
8 26 (29.55%) Dell
8 26 (29.55%) Linux
9 25 (28.41%) SQL
10 23 (26.14%) VMware
11 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 21 (23.86%) Citrix
13 20 (22.73%) Finance
14 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (20.45%) MCITP
15 18 (20.45%) WSUS
16 17 (19.32%) Windows 7
16 17 (19.32%) ITIL
17 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
18 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
18 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
18 15 (17.05%) Cisco
19 14 (15.91%) SAP
20 13 (14.77%) Perl
20 13 (14.77%) JIRA
20 13 (14.77%) Software Packaging
21 12 (13.64%) Atlassian
21 12 (13.64%) Security Patching

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.09%) IIS
4 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.27%) Lync
7 1 (1.14%) Apache
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Office 365
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 11 (12.50%) DNS
2 8 (9.09%) Firewall
3 7 (7.95%) VPN
3 7 (7.95%) DHCP
3 7 (7.95%) Internet
4 6 (6.82%) SAN
5 5 (5.68%) LAN
6 4 (4.55%) VoIP
6 4 (4.55%) WAN
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) JIRA
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) French Language
2 3 (3.41%) German Language
2 3 (3.41%) Italian Language
2 3 (3.41%) Spanish Language
2 3 (3.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.41%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (3.41%) BYOD
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) User Experience
7 1 (1.14%) iPad
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (46.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (42.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (29.55%) Linux
5 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (19.32%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.41%) UNIX
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.27%) NetWare
9 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) ITIL
2 12 (13.64%) Security Patching
3 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 4 (4.55%) Change Management
3 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.41%) Workflow
4 3 (3.41%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (3.41%) DevOps
4 3 (3.41%) Open Source
5 2 (2.27%) OpenUP
5 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.27%) Data Management
5 2 (2.27%) Migration
5 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.14%) ERP
6 1 (1.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) SQL
2 22 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 13 (14.77%) Perl
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) VBScript
4 1 (1.14%) VB
4 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (20.45%) MCITP
3 12 (13.64%) Degree
4 9 (10.23%) CCNA
4 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (7.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.82%) MCP
8 4 (4.55%) MCSE
9 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.27%) MCSA
11 1 (1.14%) CCNP
11 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.14%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.82%) vSphere
5 4 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.27%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.14%) Firmware
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.14%) vCloud
8 1 (1.14%) XenServer
8 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (20.45%) WSUS
2 7 (7.95%) DameWare
3 3 (3.41%) Nagios
4 2 (2.27%) SCCM
4 2 (2.27%) SCOM
4 2 (2.27%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.14%) OpenView
5 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 32 (36.36%) HP
3 26 (29.55%) Dell
4 23 (26.14%) VMware
5 21 (23.86%) Citrix
6 15 (17.05%) Cisco
7 14 (15.91%) SAP
8 12 (13.64%) Atlassian
9 5 (5.68%) NetApp
10 4 (4.55%) CommVault
10 4 (4.55%) IBM
11 3 (3.41%) 3Com
11 3 (3.41%) NETGEAR
11 3 (3.41%) IronPort
12 2 (2.27%) Apple
12 2 (2.27%) Juniper
13 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.14%) Sun
13 1 (1.14%) Symantec
13 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + £4600 car allowance & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AccessPay
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago