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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 842 889 861
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 50 57 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.048% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.051% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 26
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £29,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,840 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 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 +45 50 £34,000 -15.00% 5
London +32 19 £28,000 -44.00%
South East +23 15 £34,000 +3.03% 3
Oxfordshire - 9 £34,000 - 2
South West - 7 £37,500 -
Oxford - 6 £34,000 - 2
Yorkshire 0 5 £29,900 -
South Yorkshire -8 4 £29,900 -
Sheffield -20 4 £29,900 -
Wiltshire - 4 £40,000 -
Surrey - 3 £42,000 - 1
Somerset - 3 £36,000 -
Swindon - 3 £40,000 -
Bath - 3 £36,000 -
East of England +5 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Berkshire -8 2 £29,500 -10.60%
Abingdon - 2 £29,500 -
City of London +39 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Cambridge +4 1 £22,500 -43.75%
North West +2 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Manchester 0 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Reading -11 1 £35,000 +16.66%
West Midlands - 1 £29,000 - 1
Halesowen - 1 £29,000 - 1
Harrogate - 1 £35,000 -
Banbury - 1 £37,000 -
Bedford - 1 £32,500 -
Brighton - 1 £25,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £25,000 -

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (54.00%) Active Directory
3 45 (45.00%) VMware
4 42 (42.00%) Microsoft
4 42 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (35.00%) MS Exchange
6 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (27.00%) Windows 7
7 27 (27.00%) HP
7 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
9 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (25.00%) Citrix
9 25 (25.00%) DNS
9 25 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (23.00%) ITIL
11 22 (22.00%) DHCP
12 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
13 18 (18.00%) Dell
14 16 (16.00%) Linux
15 15 (15.00%) MCSE
15 15 (15.00%) WSUS
16 14 (14.00%) MS Office
16 14 (14.00%) SQL
16 14 (14.00%) Cisco
17 13 (13.00%) SAP
17 13 (13.00%) MCP
17 13 (13.00%) Law
17 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
18 12 (12.00%) XenApp

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 35 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.00%) Lync
5 4 (4.00%) IIS
6 2 (2.00%) Apache
7 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.00%) DNS
2 22 (22.00%) DHCP
3 11 (11.00%) SAN
3 11 (11.00%) Firewall
4 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.00%) VPN
6 6 (6.00%) Internet
7 5 (5.00%) LAN
8 4 (4.00%) WAN
9 3 (3.00%) DMZ
9 3 (3.00%) Intranet
9 3 (3.00%) Extranet
9 3 (3.00%) MPLS
9 3 (3.00%) DSL
9 3 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.00%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.00%) VLAN
11 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.00%) Wireless
11 1 (1.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.00%) Law
2 9 (9.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.00%) XML
4 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.00%) Clustering
5 3 (3.00%) BYOD
6 2 (2.00%) Social Network
7 1 (1.00%) iPad
7 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (27.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (16.00%) Linux
6 8 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.00%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.00%) UNIX
9 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.00%) NetWare
11 1 (1.00%) Solaris
11 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.00%) Android
11 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) ITIL
2 8 (8.00%) Change Management
2 8 (8.00%) Security Patching
3 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (7.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.00%) ERP
5 4 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.00%) Workflow
6 3 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.00%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.00%) Server Patching
7 2 (2.00%) Server Building
7 2 (2.00%) Migration
7 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) SQL
2 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.00%) VB
3 5 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (2.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.00%) MCSE
3 13 (13.00%) MCP
4 12 (12.00%) MCITP
5 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (7.00%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (7.00%) CCNA
6 7 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.00%) Degree
7 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.00%) MCSA
8 3 (3.00%) ACTC
9 1 (1.00%) CCNP
9 1 (1.00%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 54 (54.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.00%) XenApp
4 7 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.00%) vSphere
5 5 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.00%) vCloud
7 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.00%) Firmware
9 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.00%) UAG
9 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) WSUS
2 11 (11.00%) SCCM
3 7 (7.00%) DameWare
4 3 (3.00%) SCOM
5 2 (2.00%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.00%) Casper Suite
6 1 (1.00%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.00%) Opsview
6 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.00%) OpenView
6 1 (1.00%) Nagios
6 1 (1.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 45 (45.00%) VMware
2 42 (42.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (27.00%) HP
4 25 (25.00%) Citrix
5 18 (18.00%) Dell
6 14 (14.00%) Cisco
7 13 (13.00%) SAP
8 7 (7.00%) IBM
9 6 (6.00%) Apple
10 5 (5.00%) Atlassian
11 4 (4.00%) NetApp
11 4 (4.00%) ServiceNow
12 3 (3.00%) IronPort
12 3 (3.00%) CommVault
13 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.00%) NETGEAR
13 2 (2.00%) 3Com
14 1 (1.00%) Remedy
14 1 (1.00%) Sophos
14 1 (1.00%) Veeam
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