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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 854 845 846
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 36 60 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.053% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.056% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 27
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,405 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £29,950 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-0.16% +15.19%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Top 20 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 30 March 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 -6 36 £31,000 +1.63% 5
London +4 19 £32,750 -31.77% 3
South East +1 6 £24,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +14 5 £32,500 -16.66%
City of London +2 5 £32,000 -36.00%
Bedford - 5 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £32,500 -
Yorkshire -13 4 £29,900 -
South Yorkshire -16 4 £29,900 -
Sheffield -17 4 £29,900 -
Berkshire -14 3 £24,000 -26.15%
Surrey - 2 £22,000 - 1
Birmingham -10 1 £27,500 -12.69%
West Midlands -28 1 £27,500 -12.69%
Brighton - 1 £25,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £22,000 -
Woking - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 -

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 53 (53.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (47.47%) VMware
5 37 (37.37%) Microsoft
6 33 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (29.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (28.28%) MS Excel
10 26 (26.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (25.25%) Citrix
11 25 (25.25%) DNS
12 22 (22.22%) Windows 7
13 20 (20.20%) DHCP
14 19 (19.19%) MCSE
15 18 (18.18%) Firewall
16 17 (17.17%) Finance
16 17 (17.17%) ITIL
17 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (15.15%) LAN
18 15 (15.15%) WAN
19 14 (14.14%) Law
19 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
19 14 (14.14%) XenApp
19 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
20 13 (13.13%) Linux
21 12 (12.12%) MS Office
21 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
21 12 (12.12%) SAN

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 33 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.05%) Lync
8 3 (3.03%) Apache
9 2 (2.02%) IIS
9 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (28.28%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.25%) DNS
2 20 (20.20%) DHCP
3 18 (18.18%) Firewall
4 15 (15.15%) LAN
4 15 (15.15%) WAN
5 12 (12.12%) SAN
5 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 11 (11.11%) VPN
7 5 (5.05%) Wireless
8 4 (4.04%) DSL
9 3 (3.03%) Extranet
9 3 (3.03%) MPLS
9 3 (3.03%) DMZ
9 3 (3.03%) Intranet
10 2 (2.02%) Internet
10 2 (2.02%) FTP
10 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.01%) SSH
11 1 (1.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) MySQL
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Law
3 5 (5.05%) Marketing
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) German Language
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.02%) Middleware
3 1 (1.01%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.01%) Web Services
3 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Clustering
2 5 (5.05%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.02%) PKI
4 2 (2.02%) CMDB
4 2 (2.02%) Social Network
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (53.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (29.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.13%) Linux
7 10 (10.10%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.07%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.05%) VMS
10 3 (3.03%) UNIX
10 3 (3.03%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.02%) Solaris
11 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.01%) AIX
12 1 (1.01%) HPUX
12 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.01%) CentOS
12 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) ITIL
2 11 (11.11%) Change Control
3 10 (10.10%) Change Management
4 9 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.06%) ERP
6 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.05%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.04%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.04%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.03%) Software Distribution
10 2 (2.02%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (2.02%) Release Management
10 2 (2.02%) Line Management
10 2 (2.02%) Logistics
10 2 (2.02%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.09%) VB
3 7 (7.07%) VBScript
4 6 (6.06%) SQL
5 2 (2.02%) Perl
6 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (19.19%) MCSE
3 11 (11.11%) MCITP
3 11 (11.11%) MCP
4 9 (9.09%) Degree
5 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.06%) CCNA
6 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.04%) MCSA
8 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.03%) ACTC
9 3 (3.03%) MCTS
10 1 (1.01%) RHCE
10 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
1 5 (5.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 54 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.14%) XenApp
4 10 (10.10%) VMware ESX
5 7 (7.07%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.03%) vCloud
7 3 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.02%) UAG
8 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.02%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) SCCM
2 8 (8.08%) WSUS
3 3 (3.03%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.02%) Casper Suite
5 1 (1.01%) Opsview
5 1 (1.01%) Nagios
5 1 (1.01%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.01%) DameWare
5 1 (1.01%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.01%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 47 (47.47%) VMware
2 37 (37.37%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.25%) Citrix
4 9 (9.09%) SAP
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco
5 8 (8.08%) HP
6 6 (6.06%) Apple
7 4 (4.04%) IBM
7 4 (4.04%) EMC
7 4 (4.04%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.02%) Dell
8 2 (2.02%) Remedy
9 1 (1.01%) Sophos
9 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.01%) Google
9 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.01%) Intel
9 1 (1.01%) Avaya
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