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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 727 623 677
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 228 370 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 223 325 314
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%

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
99560 107062 114531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.23% 96.48% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 83662 87327 92673
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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 -94 216 £32,500 +12.06% 32
London +20 116 £33,000 +13.79% 12
South East -26 57 £38,000 +31.03% 10
Berkshire -6 22 £33,500 +39.58% 5
East Midlands +15 11 £25,000 +9.89% 2
Kent -9 10 £42,500 +41.66%
West Midlands -35 10 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Hampshire +18 9 £38,000 -1.93% 1
Reading -11 9 £54,000 +140.00% 1
Yorkshire -7 8 £33,000 +10.36% 2
Surrey -29 8 £40,000 +70.21% 2
City of London +53 7 £33,000 +3.12% 4
Staffordshire +13 7 £25,000 -3.84%
Southampton - 7 £38,000 -
East of England -17 6 £31,250 -3.84% 2
Derbyshire - 6 £25,500 - 1
Coulsdon - 6 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire -1 5 £31,250 +38.88% 1
Leeds -2 5 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire +13 4 £28,250 -13.07%
South West -28 4 £27,500 +1.85% 2
Thatcham - 4 £32,500 -
Chesterfield - 4 £25,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £35,000 +23.89% 1
North West +7 3 £25,000 +8.69% 1
High Wycombe +3 3 £35,000 +2.94%
Bracknell -3 3 £29,000 -42.00% 3
Nottingham +9 2 £24,750 -3.88%
South Yorkshire +7 2 £33,000 +10.36% 1

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 487 (100.00%) Windows
2 297 (60.99%) Active Directory
3 294 (60.37%) Windows Server
4 279 (57.29%) Microsoft
5 212 (43.53%) MS Exchange
6 211 (43.33%) VMware
7 174 (35.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 159 (32.65%) MS Excel
9 153 (31.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 152 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 122 (25.05%) MS Office
11 122 (25.05%) Firewall
12 121 (24.85%) Windows 7
13 109 (22.38%) Hyper-V
13 109 (22.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 108 (22.18%) Cisco
15 101 (20.74%) MCSE
16 90 (18.48%) Linux
16 90 (18.48%) DNS
17 87 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
18 81 (16.63%) Windows Server 2003
19 80 (16.43%) Windows 8
20 76 (15.61%) Office 365
21 75 (15.40%) Apple
22 73 (14.99%) TCP/IP
22 73 (14.99%) Finance
23 68 (13.96%) SQL Server
24 67 (13.76%) Citrix
25 64 (13.14%) SQL
26 58 (11.91%) Cisco Certification

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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
1 212 (43.53%) MS Exchange
2 87 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (9.86%) SharePoint
5 45 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 40 (8.21%) Skype for Business
7 37 (7.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 31 (6.37%) IIS
9 28 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2000
10 23 (4.72%) Tomcat
11 20 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (2.67%) Site Server
13 9 (1.85%) Apache
13 9 (1.85%) JBoss
14 7 (1.44%) nginx
14 7 (1.44%) WebLogic
15 5 (1.03%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.62%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 159 (32.65%) MS Excel
2 122 (25.05%) MS Office
3 5 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.41%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.21%) Eikon
3 1 (0.21%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 76 (15.61%) Office 365
2 20 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.23%) SaaS
5 4 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.62%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 122 (25.05%) Firewall
2 90 (18.48%) DNS
3 73 (14.99%) TCP/IP
4 55 (11.29%) LAN
5 52 (10.68%) WAN
6 45 (9.24%) DHCP
7 38 (7.80%) SAN
8 31 (6.37%) VPN
9 23 (4.72%) VLAN
10 21 (4.31%) Wireless
11 19 (3.90%) Internet
11 19 (3.90%) VoIP
12 18 (3.70%) NAS
13 15 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (2.87%) HTTP
15 11 (2.26%) SMTP
16 10 (2.05%) SSL
17 9 (1.85%) FTP
17 9 (1.85%) LDAP
18 7 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.05%) MySQL
3 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.64%) Big Data
5 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.41%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (0.41%) KDB
6 2 (0.41%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.41%) GDB
2 2 (0.41%) JConsole
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 73 (14.99%) Finance
2 18 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.87%) Retail
4 8 (1.64%) Games
5 7 (1.44%) Law
5 7 (1.44%) Marketing
6 6 (1.23%) Banking
7 4 (0.82%) Back Office
7 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.62%) Front Office
8 3 (0.62%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) French Language
9 2 (0.41%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Military
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.87%) .NET
2 10 (2.05%) Web Services
3 8 (1.64%) LAMP
4 6 (1.23%) XMPP
5 5 (1.03%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (1.03%) MCollective
6 4 (0.82%) Middleware
7 3 (0.62%) HTML
8 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.41%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.21%) jQuery
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.09%) Blackberry
2 35 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.16%) Data Centre
4 28 (5.75%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.49%) iPhone
7 16 (3.29%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.87%) Hedge funds
9 12 (2.46%) Clustering
10 9 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.64%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.64%) Fintech
11 8 (1.64%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.82%) Replication
13 2 (0.41%) CCTV
13 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.41%) Handset
14 1 (0.21%) AS400
14 1 (0.21%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 487 (100.00%) Windows
2 294 (60.37%) Windows Server
3 174 (35.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 153 (31.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (24.85%) Windows 7
6 90 (18.48%) Linux
7 81 (16.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 80 (16.43%) Windows 8
9 41 (8.42%) Mac OS X
10 34 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
11 30 (6.16%) Windows 10
12 28 (5.75%) Windows XP
13 23 (4.72%) Android
14 20 (4.11%) Apple iOS
15 13 (2.67%) Unix
16 12 (2.46%) Windows Vista
17 8 (1.64%) Mac OS
18 6 (1.23%) Solaris
19 5 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 5 (1.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (11.29%) ITIL
2 27 (5.54%) Problem Management
3 21 (4.31%) Incident Management
4 20 (4.11%) Migration
5 19 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (3.70%) CRM
7 17 (3.49%) Service Delivery
8 13 (2.67%) Analytics
8 13 (2.67%) High Availability
9 12 (2.46%) Configuration Management
10 10 (2.05%) Project Management
10 10 (2.05%) Server Building
10 10 (2.05%) Service Management
11 8 (1.64%) Asset Management
11 8 (1.64%) Change Management
11 8 (1.64%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 8 (1.64%) DevOps
11 8 (1.64%) Load Balancing
11 8 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (1.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.14%) SQL
2 44 (9.03%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.90%) Java
4 9 (1.85%) Perl
5 8 (1.64%) Python
6 7 (1.44%) VB
7 6 (1.23%) C#
7 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.82%) C
9 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.41%) AWK
10 2 (0.41%) sed
11 1 (0.21%) C++
11 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (22.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (20.74%) MCSE
3 58 (11.91%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (11.70%) CCNA
5 56 (11.50%) Degree
6 54 (11.09%) MCITP
7 32 (6.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (5.13%) MCSA
9 18 (3.70%) MCTS
10 14 (2.87%) ACSA
11 13 (2.67%) Security Cleared
12 11 (2.26%) MCP
13 8 (1.64%) HNC
14 7 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.44%) SC Cleared
15 3 (0.62%) DBS Check
16 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.41%) VCP5
17 1 (0.21%) ACMT
17 1 (0.21%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.39%) SLA
2 8 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.03%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) DICOM
4 1 (0.21%) RMADS
System Software
1 297 (60.99%) Active Directory
2 152 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (22.38%) Hyper-V
4 26 (5.34%) Terminal Services
5 23 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.67%) XenApp
7 12 (2.46%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.26%) vSphere
9 10 (2.05%) Squid
9 10 (2.05%) Xen
10 5 (1.03%) qmail
10 5 (1.03%) XenServer
11 4 (0.82%) NFS
12 2 (0.41%) KVM
12 2 (0.41%) Samba
12 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (5.54%) SCCM
2 20 (4.11%) SCOM
3 16 (3.29%) Puppet
4 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 10 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (1.85%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.44%) Nagios
8 6 (1.23%) DatAdvantage
8 6 (1.23%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.03%) Cacti
9 5 (1.03%) collectd
9 5 (1.03%) Ganglia
9 5 (1.03%) Graphite
9 5 (1.03%) Legato
9 5 (1.03%) logstash
9 5 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.03%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.82%) Simpana
10 4 (0.82%) WSUS
11 3 (0.62%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 279 (57.29%) Microsoft
2 211 (43.33%) VMware
3 108 (22.18%) Cisco
4 75 (15.40%) Apple
5 67 (13.76%) Citrix
6 37 (7.60%) Avaya
7 25 (5.13%) HP
8 13 (2.67%) Dell
9 11 (2.26%) Intel Security
9 11 (2.26%) NetApp
10 10 (2.05%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.05%) Symantec
11 9 (1.85%) IBM
11 9 (1.85%) Veeam
12 8 (1.64%) Google
12 8 (1.64%) Mitel
13 7 (1.44%) Meraki
14 6 (1.23%) Polycom
14 6 (1.23%) Varonis
14 6 (1.23%) Wyse
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + £3000 annual bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Rotherham
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus & certifications
Posted: 13 days ago
Guernsey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Aylesbury
Pro-Quest
Salary: 23000 Per Annum + 8% pension + bonus + healthcare + life assurance
Posted: 22 days ago