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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 814 828 858
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 66 51 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.047% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.050% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 57 43 33
Average salary £38,500 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.22% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,630 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £29,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+33.89% -7.81%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Top 29 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 24 December 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 +12 62 £38,500 +21.25% 10
London +3 25 £35,000 -17.64% 8
North West - 18 £45,000 - 1
South East -14 13 £39,000 +9.85% 1
Cheshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
City of London +14 8 £32,500 -53.57%
Berkshire +3 8 £39,000 +6.84%
Manchester - 6 £36,250 -
Bracknell -10 5 £39,000 -
Hampshire -16 4 £33,500 +31.37%
Knutsford - 4 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 4 - -
Belfast - 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Essex -12 3 £27,500 -14.72%
East of England -20 3 £27,500 -1.78%
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Chester - 3 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £35,000 -
Slough - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Southampton +5 1 £33,500 +31.37%
West Yorkshire +1 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Leeds -4 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Surrey -5 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Yorkshire -20 1 £35,000 +44.92%
Staines - 1 £35,000 -
Newbury - 1 £25,000 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (61.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (56.38%) VMware
4 67 (44.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (42.95%) Microsoft
6 61 (40.94%) Active Directory
7 60 (40.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (38.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 52 (34.90%) Citrix
10 40 (26.85%) DNS
11 39 (26.17%) ITIL
11 39 (26.17%) Finance
12 36 (24.16%) Change Management
13 35 (23.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (22.15%) Change Control
15 31 (20.81%) MS Excel
15 31 (20.81%) MS Exchange
16 30 (20.13%) MCITP
16 30 (20.13%) Windows 7
17 29 (19.46%) MCSE
17 29 (19.46%) VMware ESX
18 26 (17.45%) VMS
18 26 (17.45%) DHCP
19 25 (16.78%) Windows 2000
19 25 (16.78%) CCA
19 25 (16.78%) Citrix Certification
20 23 (15.44%) MCTS
21 21 (14.09%) LAN
21 21 (14.09%) TCP/IP
22 20 (13.42%) MCP

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (20.81%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.05%) IIS
5 11 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.70%) Lync
8 4 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.34%) Apache
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.01%) Office 365
3 2 (1.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (26.85%) DNS
2 26 (17.45%) DHCP
3 21 (14.09%) LAN
3 21 (14.09%) TCP/IP
4 19 (12.75%) WAN
5 14 (9.40%) SAN
5 14 (9.40%) Firewall
6 11 (7.38%) Wireless
7 5 (3.36%) Internet
7 5 (3.36%) VPN
8 3 (2.01%) Extranet
8 3 (2.01%) DMZ
8 3 (2.01%) Intranet
8 3 (2.01%) VoIP
8 3 (2.01%) DSL
9 2 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.34%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.34%) SSH
9 2 (1.34%) SMTP
9 2 (1.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MSI
2 2 (1.34%) AdminStudio
General
1 39 (26.17%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Law
3 1 (0.67%) Advertising
3 1 (0.67%) Military
3 1 (0.67%) Banking
3 1 (0.67%) Retail
3 1 (0.67%) Marketing
3 1 (0.67%) German Language
3 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.34%) Web Services
2 2 (1.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Clustering
2 5 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.68%) Statistics
3 4 (2.68%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.34%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.34%) CMDB
5 2 (1.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (61.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (44.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (23.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (20.13%) Windows 7
6 26 (17.45%) VMS
7 25 (16.78%) Windows 2000
8 17 (11.41%) Windows XP
9 12 (8.05%) Linux
10 8 (5.37%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.36%) UNIX
12 4 (2.68%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.68%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.34%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.67%) CentOS
15 1 (0.67%) Debian
15 1 (0.67%) Fedora
15 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.17%) ITIL
2 36 (24.16%) Change Management
3 33 (22.15%) Change Control
4 12 (8.05%) Mentoring
5 10 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.71%) Asset Management
6 7 (4.70%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.70%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.70%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.70%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.03%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.68%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (2.68%) Benchmarking
8 4 (2.68%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.68%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.01%) Project Management
9 3 (2.01%) Service Management
9 3 (2.01%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.01%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.34%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.41%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.05%) SQL
2 12 (8.05%) VBScript
3 9 (6.04%) VB
4 1 (0.67%) Perl
4 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (38.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (20.13%) MCITP
3 29 (19.46%) MCSE
4 25 (16.78%) CCA
4 25 (16.78%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (15.44%) MCTS
6 20 (13.42%) MCP
7 16 (10.74%) Degree
8 13 (8.72%) Security Cleared
9 12 (8.05%) MCSA
10 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.34%) ACTC
12 1 (0.67%) RHCE
12 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.67%) CCNA
12 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.34%) QA
System Software
1 61 (40.94%) Active Directory
2 60 (40.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (19.46%) VMware ESX
4 19 (12.75%) Hyper-V
4 19 (12.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 10 (6.71%) XenApp
6 7 (4.70%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.01%) vCloud
8 3 (2.01%) vSphere
8 3 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.34%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.34%) UAG
9 2 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (9.40%) SCCM
2 9 (6.04%) WSUS
3 5 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.68%) SCOM
5 2 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.67%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.67%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.67%) cPanel
6 1 (0.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 84 (56.38%) VMware
2 64 (42.95%) Microsoft
3 52 (34.90%) Citrix
4 13 (8.72%) HP
5 10 (6.71%) Cisco
6 8 (5.37%) IBM
7 6 (4.03%) Oracle
8 5 (3.36%) Apple
9 4 (2.68%) EMC
10 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.34%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.34%) Symantec
11 2 (1.34%) Remedy
11 2 (1.34%) SAP
11 2 (1.34%) Dell
11 2 (1.34%) Adobe
12 1 (0.67%) Sophos
12 1 (0.67%) Intel
12 1 (0.67%) Avaya
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