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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 654 634 603
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 259 353 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 238 334 348
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.38%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 30 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -47 246 £32,500 +8.33% 23
London +24 101 £32,500 -7.14% 15
South East -58 47 £29,000 -10.76% 4
East of England +14 31 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +47 25 £30,000 -1.63%
Hertfordshire +37 23 £30,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire +36 22 £31,250 -8.75%
Oxfordshire +5 15 £28,000 -17.64%
City of London +51 14 £33,500 +6.34% 4
East Midlands +18 14 £43,500 +93.33% 1
Leeds +31 13 £33,000 -3.64%
Berkshire -20 13 £41,250 +65.00% 1
North West +18 12 £28,750 +2.67% 2
South West -5 11 £24,000 -11.11%
Manchester +1 8 £25,000 -19.35% 1
Reading -14 8 £45,000 +80.00%
Bradford - 8 £30,000 -
Hampshire -2 6 £28,000 -25.33%
Watford +23 5 £44,750 +37.69%
Wiltshire +15 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Swindon +7 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £40,000 +66.66% 1
West Midlands -15 5 £22,000 -4.34%
Gloucestershire -15 5 £24,000 -11.11%
Leicestershire - 5 £43,500 - 1
Borehamwood - 5 £45,000 -
Coulsdon - 5 £25,000 -
West Sussex -1 4 £28,750 +15.00%
Oxford -8 4 £28,000 -17.64%
Merseyside -11 4 £34,000 -

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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.

1 489 (100.00%) Windows
2 336 (68.71%) Active Directory
3 279 (57.06%) Microsoft
4 262 (53.58%) Windows Server
5 204 (41.72%) VMware
6 186 (38.04%) MS Exchange
7 173 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 155 (31.70%) MS Office
9 146 (29.86%) MS Excel
10 139 (28.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 124 (25.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 122 (24.95%) Windows 7
13 119 (24.34%) Office 365
14 118 (24.13%) ITIL
15 91 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2010
15 91 (18.61%) DNS
16 89 (18.20%) Linux
17 88 (18.00%) SQL Server
17 88 (18.00%) TCP/IP
18 85 (17.38%) Hyper-V
19 84 (17.18%) Windows Server 2003
20 82 (16.77%) Citrix
21 74 (15.13%) Cisco
22 70 (14.31%) SQL
23 64 (13.09%) Firewall
24 62 (12.68%) VPN
24 62 (12.68%) SLA
25 59 (12.07%) Windows 10
25 59 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
26 57 (11.66%) 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
1 186 (38.04%) MS Exchange
2 91 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (11.45%) SharePoint
4 54 (11.04%) Skype for Business
5 46 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 45 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (3.89%) IIS
9 18 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (2.66%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.43%) Apache
12 7 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (1.23%) Site Server
14 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (1.02%) JBoss
14 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.82%) nginx
15 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 155 (31.70%) MS Office
2 146 (29.86%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Summit
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Eikon
2 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 119 (24.34%) Office 365
2 21 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.23%) Google Apps
6 5 (1.02%) PaaS
7 3 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.61%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.61%) SaaS
8 2 (0.41%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 91 (18.61%) DNS
2 88 (18.00%) TCP/IP
3 64 (13.09%) Firewall
4 62 (12.68%) VPN
5 57 (11.66%) DHCP
6 50 (10.22%) SAN
7 48 (9.82%) LAN
8 42 (8.59%) WAN
9 38 (7.77%) VoIP
10 28 (5.73%) Wireless
11 24 (4.91%) Internet
12 22 (4.50%) Skype
13 20 (4.09%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (3.89%) NAS
15 15 (3.07%) Network Security
15 15 (3.07%) VLAN
16 14 (2.86%) NetScaler
17 10 (2.04%) MPLS
18 7 (1.43%) HTTP
18 7 (1.43%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.89%) MySQL
4 16 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.41%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.64%) JMeter
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 53 (10.84%) Finance
2 19 (3.89%) Retail
3 14 (2.86%) Games
3 14 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.66%) Banking
5 12 (2.45%) Law
6 10 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.84%) Legal
8 5 (1.02%) Back Office
8 5 (1.02%) Marketing
9 3 (0.61%) German Language
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.86%) Web Services
2 9 (1.84%) .NET
3 7 (1.43%) HTML
4 4 (0.82%) XMPP
5 3 (0.61%) CSS
5 3 (0.61%) LAMP
5 3 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.61%) MCollective
5 3 (0.61%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.61%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.41%) HTML5
6 2 (0.41%) jQuery
7 1 (0.20%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.34%) Clustering
3 27 (5.52%) Blackberry
4 24 (4.91%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.86%) Hedge funds
6 14 (2.86%) Thin Client
6 14 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.25%) iPhone
8 8 (1.64%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.64%) Replication
9 7 (1.43%) iPad
10 5 (1.02%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.82%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.82%) PACS
11 4 (0.82%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 489 (100.00%) Windows
2 262 (53.58%) Windows Server
3 173 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 124 (25.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 122 (24.95%) Windows 7
6 89 (18.20%) Linux
7 84 (17.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (12.07%) Windows 10
9 54 (11.04%) Windows 8
10 39 (7.98%) Mac OS X
11 34 (6.95%) Unix
11 34 (6.95%) Windows XP
12 24 (4.91%) Apple iOS
13 14 (2.86%) Windows Vista
14 13 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (2.25%) Android
15 11 (2.25%) CentOS
16 7 (1.43%) Mac OS
17 6 (1.23%) AIX
18 5 (1.02%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (24.13%) ITIL
2 41 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (6.13%) Problem Management
4 24 (4.91%) Change Management
5 19 (3.89%) ITIL V3
6 18 (3.68%) Service Management
7 16 (3.27%) Service Delivery
8 15 (3.07%) Change Control
9 14 (2.86%) Investment Management
10 13 (2.66%) Mentoring
10 13 (2.66%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (2.66%) Server Virtualisation
11 12 (2.45%) Analytics
11 12 (2.45%) Software Distribution
12 11 (2.25%) Data Analytics
12 11 (2.25%) Web Design
13 10 (2.04%) Coaching
13 10 (2.04%) Time Management
14 9 (1.84%) Incident Management
14 9 (1.84%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 70 (14.31%) SQL
2 41 (8.38%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.50%) Python
4 18 (3.68%) C#
5 17 (3.48%) Java
6 12 (2.45%) Perl
7 8 (1.64%) Ruby
8 7 (1.43%) C
8 7 (1.43%) VB
9 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.02%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.82%) VBScript
12 2 (0.41%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.20%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) Korn
13 1 (0.20%) X++
Qualifications
1 59 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (7.57%) Degree
3 36 (7.36%) MCSE
4 29 (5.93%) Security Cleared
5 25 (5.11%) MCSA
6 20 (4.09%) MCITP
7 16 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.07%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.86%) CCNA
10 13 (2.66%) MCP
11 3 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.61%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.41%) MCTS
12 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.20%) GIAC
13 1 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
13 1 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.20%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (12.68%) SLA
2 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 336 (68.71%) Active Directory
2 139 (28.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (17.38%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.36%) vSphere
5 34 (6.95%) XenApp
6 33 (6.75%) VMware ESX
7 17 (3.48%) Terminal Services
8 15 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.64%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.02%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.61%) qmail
11 3 (0.61%) Squid
11 3 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.41%) Firmware
12 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.20%) NFS
13 1 (0.20%) Samba
13 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (11.25%) SCCM
2 21 (4.29%) SCOM
3 15 (3.07%) WSUS
4 13 (2.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 11 (2.25%) DatAdvantage
6 11 (2.25%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (2.04%) Puppet
8 6 (1.23%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.23%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.02%) Perfmon
10 4 (0.82%) Nagios
10 4 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.61%) collectd
11 3 (0.61%) DameWare
11 3 (0.61%) logstash
11 3 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.61%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 279 (57.06%) Microsoft
2 204 (41.72%) VMware
3 82 (16.77%) Citrix
4 74 (15.13%) Cisco
5 34 (6.95%) Apple
6 25 (5.11%) HP
7 17 (3.48%) NetApp
7 17 (3.48%) Polycom
8 15 (3.07%) Dell
8 15 (3.07%) Red Hat
8 15 (3.07%) Symantec
9 11 (2.25%) CheckPoint
9 11 (2.25%) Varonis
9 11 (2.25%) Wyse
10 10 (2.04%) 3PAR
10 10 (2.04%) Mitel
10 10 (2.04%) Oracle
11 8 (1.64%) Avaya
11 8 (1.64%) Intel Security
12 7 (1.43%) Bloomberg
Epsom, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + excellent training & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £31,025
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
Anonymous
Salary: Excellent Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
greywood
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + bens + OT
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £26k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago