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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Support Engineer
UK
Rank 614 674 601
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 228 267 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 217 263 341
Median salary £32,500 £32,909 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.24% +9.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +71 217 £33,000 - 25
London +25 84 £42,500 +21.42% 14
South East +69 65 £32,500 -16.12% 6
Berkshire +59 28 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +49 20 £26,000 +4.00% 1
North West +4 20 £32,500 -16.12% 2
Manchester -13 17 £32,500 -13.33% 2
East of England +24 15 £26,000 -21.80%
West Yorkshire +28 13 £25,500 +2.00% 1
Kent +16 12 £26,250 -38.23%
Hertfordshire +14 12 £26,000 -14.04%
Maidenhead +20 11 £40,000 +77.77%
Leeds +32 10 £25,750 -
Reading +42 8 £41,250 +3.12%
Surrey +39 8 £30,000 +16.50% 2
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 - 1
City of London +44 5 £41,000 +5.80% 2
Oxfordshire +12 5 £35,000 +52.17% 2
Tyne and Wear - 5 £27,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £27,000 -
North East - 5 £27,000 -
Watford - 5 - -
Abingdon - 5 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands +30 4 £25,000 - 1
Hampshire +29 4 £38,250 +53.00%
Stockport - 4 £26,500 -
Birmingham +15 3 £25,000 -41.17%
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £26,000 -8.77%
Bracknell +10 3 £40,000 -6.97%
Bradford +9 3 £25,500 +2.00%

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 464 (100.00%) Windows
2 295 (63.58%) Active Directory
3 245 (52.80%) Windows Server
4 221 (47.63%) Microsoft
5 202 (43.53%) VMware
6 136 (29.31%) MS Exchange
7 125 (26.94%) Linux
8 120 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 120 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 114 (24.57%) Office 365
10 112 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 108 (23.28%) MS Excel
12 96 (20.69%) SQL Server
13 94 (20.26%) MS Office
14 89 (19.18%) Hyper-V
14 89 (19.18%) Firewall
15 82 (17.67%) Cisco
16 81 (17.46%) SQL
17 79 (17.03%) Windows 7
18 65 (14.01%) ITIL
19 61 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
19 61 (13.15%) PowerShell
20 59 (12.72%) Windows Server 2003
21 58 (12.50%) DNS
22 54 (11.64%) Finance
23 52 (11.21%) Citrix
24 50 (10.78%) TCP/IP
24 50 (10.78%) Degree
25 48 (10.34%) WAN
26 45 (9.70%) DHCP

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
1 136 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 35 (7.54%) SharePoint
3 30 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (4.31%) Skype for Business
8 16 (3.45%) IIS
9 13 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.65%) Confluence
12 2 (0.43%) Apache
12 2 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
12 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 108 (23.28%) MS Excel
2 94 (20.26%) MS Office
3 9 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 114 (24.57%) Office 365
2 42 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.80%) Amazon S3
4 13 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.08%) PaaS
7 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (19.18%) Firewall
2 58 (12.50%) DNS
3 50 (10.78%) TCP/IP
4 48 (10.34%) WAN
5 45 (9.70%) DHCP
6 41 (8.84%) Internet
7 39 (8.41%) LAN
8 35 (7.54%) VLAN
9 34 (7.33%) SAN
10 28 (6.03%) VPN
11 27 (5.82%) VoIP
12 23 (4.96%) Wireless
13 11 (2.37%) NAS
13 11 (2.37%) Network Security
14 10 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (1.94%) IP Telephony
15 9 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (1.72%) PBX
16 8 (1.72%) Skype
17 7 (1.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.88%) MySQL
4 14 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.51%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.29%) Big Data
6 6 (1.29%) InfluxDB
7 5 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.22%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (2.16%) JMeter
2 3 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 54 (11.64%) Finance
2 18 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.02%) Banking
3 14 (3.02%) Games
4 12 (2.59%) French Language
4 12 (2.59%) Italian Language
5 10 (2.16%) Retail
6 8 (1.72%) Back Office
7 6 (1.29%) Electronics
7 6 (1.29%) German Language
7 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.86%) Publishing
8 4 (0.86%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 3 (0.65%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.76%) Web Services
2 18 (3.88%) Software Packaging
3 7 (1.51%) ZeroMQ
4 5 (1.08%) .NET
4 5 (1.08%) REST
4 5 (1.08%) SOAP
5 4 (0.86%) HTML
6 3 (0.65%) Middleware
6 3 (0.65%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.43%) CSS
7 2 (0.43%) HTML5
7 2 (0.43%) jQuery
7 2 (0.43%) XML
8 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.22%) Ajax
8 1 (0.22%) COM
8 1 (0.22%) RESTful
8 1 (0.22%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.25%) Hedge funds
3 23 (4.96%) Clustering
3 23 (4.96%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.31%) Blackberry
5 17 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (2.16%) iPhone
8 8 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.08%) NHS
10 5 (1.08%) Replication
11 4 (0.86%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.86%) iPad
11 4 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.43%) CCTV
13 2 (0.43%) EPoS
13 2 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 464 (100.00%) Windows
2 245 (52.80%) Windows Server
3 125 (26.94%) Linux
4 120 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (17.03%) Windows 7
7 59 (12.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (8.84%) Windows 8
9 34 (7.33%) Windows 10
10 31 (6.68%) Windows XP
11 24 (5.17%) Mac OS X
12 20 (4.31%) Unix
13 17 (3.66%) Apple iOS
13 17 (3.66%) Mac OS
14 11 (2.37%) Android
15 8 (1.72%) Solaris
15 8 (1.72%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.51%) CentOS
17 5 (1.08%) AIX
17 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (14.01%) ITIL
2 27 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (4.74%) Customer Requirements
3 22 (4.74%) Mentoring
3 22 (4.74%) Migration
4 19 (4.09%) Capacity Management
5 17 (3.66%) Data Protection
5 17 (3.66%) E-Commerce
6 16 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 16 (3.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 15 (3.23%) Change Management
7 15 (3.23%) Load Testing
7 15 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
7 15 (3.23%) Time Management
8 14 (3.02%) Change Control
8 14 (3.02%) Presales
9 13 (2.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 13 (2.80%) Investment Management
9 13 (2.80%) SIEM
10 12 (2.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 81 (17.46%) SQL
2 61 (13.15%) PowerShell
3 30 (6.47%) Python
4 20 (4.31%) Perl
5 17 (3.66%) Java
6 15 (3.23%) C
7 13 (2.80%) C#
8 10 (2.16%) Ruby
9 6 (1.29%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.43%) C++
12 2 (0.43%) VB
12 2 (0.43%) VBA
13 1 (0.22%) PHP
13 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.22%) VBScript
13 1 (0.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 61 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (10.78%) Degree
3 45 (9.70%) MCSE
4 23 (4.96%) MCSA
5 17 (3.66%) MCP
6 12 (2.59%) MCITP
7 11 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.16%) CISSP
8 10 (2.16%) MCTS
9 7 (1.51%) CCNP
9 7 (1.51%) CEH
9 7 (1.51%) GCIA
9 7 (1.51%) HND
9 7 (1.51%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.29%) CCNA
11 5 (1.08%) CCSE
11 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.08%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.65%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.27%) SLA
2 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) MiFID
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 295 (63.58%) Active Directory
2 120 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (19.18%) Hyper-V
4 37 (7.97%) VMware ESX
5 21 (4.53%) vSphere
6 16 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
7 15 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.72%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.51%) XenApp
11 4 (0.86%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.43%) iptables
13 2 (0.43%) vCloud
14 1 (0.22%) Firmware
14 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (8.62%) SCCM
2 20 (4.31%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.72%) SCOM
4 7 (1.51%) WSUS
5 6 (1.29%) Grafana
5 6 (1.29%) Graphite
5 6 (1.29%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.08%) Perfmon
7 4 (0.86%) DameWare
7 4 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.86%) Puppet
8 3 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.65%) Kibana
8 3 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.43%) Malwarebytes
9 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 221 (47.63%) Microsoft
2 202 (43.53%) VMware
3 82 (17.67%) Cisco
4 52 (11.21%) Citrix
5 36 (7.76%) HP
6 23 (4.96%) Apple
7 22 (4.74%) Google
8 18 (3.88%) Dell
9 17 (3.66%) Symantec
10 16 (3.45%) Oracle
11 13 (2.80%) Veeam
12 12 (2.59%) WatchGuard
13 11 (2.37%) Kaspersky
13 11 (2.37%) Meraki
14 10 (2.16%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.16%) Sophos
15 8 (1.72%) NetApp
16 7 (1.51%) arcserve
16 7 (1.51%) CommVault
16 7 (1.51%) Intel Security
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Posted: 21 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Basic Salary as well as Award Winning Traini
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on call
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £23k to £28k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Award Winning Training + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
greywood
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £23,000 to £28,000 + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago