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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 836 854 860
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 69 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.023% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.024% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 63 25 33
Average salary £34,500 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.69% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,800 £66,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £26,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -22.05%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Top 26 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 25 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
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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 +13 65 £34,500 +38.00% 8
London -33 19 £40,000 +68.42% 2
North West +17 18 £34,500 +30.18%
Yorkshire - 15 £29,900 -
Sheffield - 14 £29,900 -
South Yorkshire - 14 £29,900 -
Manchester +6 11 £35,000 +32.07%
South East -10 10 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Berkshire +7 7 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Cheshire - 7 £34,500 -
City of London -6 6 £43,500 -37.85% 2
Brentford - 6 £40,000 -
Scotland -6 4 £35,000 +22.80%
Edinburgh -7 4 £35,000 +22.80%
Knutsford - 4 £34,500 -
Wokingham - 4 £30,000 - 1
East of England -7 3 £40,000 +70.21% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Cambridge -3 2 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Gatwick - 2 £26,000 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £26,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £30,000 -
Colchester - 1 £40,000 -
Wakefield - 1 - -

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (64.06%) Microsoft
3 77 (60.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (59.38%) VMware
5 70 (54.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (40.63%) Citrix
7 52 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 52 (40.63%) Active Directory
8 40 (31.25%) Change Management
9 37 (28.91%) TCP/IP
10 36 (28.13%) DNS
11 32 (25.00%) MCSE
12 30 (23.44%) MS Excel
13 29 (22.66%) MCP
14 28 (21.88%) Linux
15 26 (20.31%) Degree
16 25 (19.53%) Finance
17 23 (17.97%) HP
18 22 (17.19%) SAN
18 22 (17.19%) SQL
18 22 (17.19%) Security Cleared
18 22 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
19 21 (16.41%) IIS
19 21 (16.41%) ITIL
20 20 (15.63%) MS Exchange
20 20 (15.63%) SQL Server
20 20 (15.63%) Internet
20 20 (15.63%) IBM
21 19 (14.84%) DHCP

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 21 (16.41%) IIS
2 20 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (8.59%) Lync
5 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.91%) CMS
9 4 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (2.34%) Drupal
10 3 (2.34%) Alfresco
10 3 (2.34%) WordPress
11 2 (1.56%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.56%) Commerce Server
11 2 (1.56%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (23.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.91%) TCP/IP
2 36 (28.13%) DNS
3 22 (17.19%) SAN
4 20 (15.63%) Internet
5 19 (14.84%) DHCP
6 5 (3.91%) FTP
6 5 (3.91%) SSL
7 4 (3.13%) Firewall
7 4 (3.13%) LAN
7 4 (3.13%) WAN
8 3 (2.34%) VoIP
8 3 (2.34%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.34%) VPN
8 3 (2.34%) Network Security
8 3 (2.34%) NAS
9 2 (1.56%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.78%) LDAP
10 1 (0.78%) Wireless
10 1 (0.78%) SSH
10 1 (0.78%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) MSI
2 2 (1.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 25 (19.53%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Banking
2 6 (4.69%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.91%) Law
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
4 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Local Government
5 3 (2.34%) Electronics
5 3 (2.34%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) Web Services
2 6 (4.69%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.56%) .NET
3 2 (1.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Clustering
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.13%) Statistics
5 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (60.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (54.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (21.88%) Linux
5 22 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (13.28%) Windows 7
7 15 (11.72%) Windows 2000
8 12 (9.38%) Windows XP
9 11 (8.59%) VMS
9 11 (8.59%) UNIX
10 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.34%) CentOS
12 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.34%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) Change Management
2 21 (16.41%) ITIL
3 17 (13.28%) Change Control
4 9 (7.03%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.47%) Release Management
6 7 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.69%) Service Management
8 5 (3.91%) CRM
8 5 (3.91%) Performance Management
8 5 (3.91%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.91%) Migration
9 4 (3.13%) ERP
9 4 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.13%) Benchmarking
9 4 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.13%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.56%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.19%) SQL
2 16 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.16%) VBScript
4 10 (7.81%) VB
5 9 (7.03%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (25.00%) MCSE
3 29 (22.66%) MCP
4 26 (20.31%) Degree
5 22 (17.19%) Security Cleared
6 15 (11.72%) MCITP
7 14 (10.94%) MCTS
8 12 (9.38%) CCA
8 12 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.34%) CNE
11 3 (2.34%) Novell Certification
12 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.78%) ACTC
13 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 16 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.16%) VMware ESX
5 12 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 11 (8.59%) Terminal Services
6 11 (8.59%) XenApp
7 6 (4.69%) vSphere
8 2 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (14.06%) SCOM
2 16 (12.50%) SCCM
3 8 (6.25%) WSUS
4 5 (3.91%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.34%) ARCserve
6 3 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.34%) OPNET
6 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.34%) Plesk
6 3 (2.34%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 82 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 76 (59.38%) VMware
3 52 (40.63%) Citrix
4 23 (17.97%) HP
5 20 (15.63%) IBM
6 13 (10.16%) Riverbed
7 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.47%) Symantec
9 5 (3.91%) Cisco
9 5 (3.91%) Oracle
9 5 (3.91%) EMC
10 3 (2.34%) Remedy
10 3 (2.34%) McAfee
10 3 (2.34%) Sophos
10 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.34%) ArcSight
10 3 (2.34%) Lumension
11 2 (1.56%) Apple
12 1 (0.78%) Dell
12 1 (0.78%) SAP
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