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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 653 633 642
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 269 360 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 237 343 334
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,600 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -5.00%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -42 258 £32,500 +8.33% 41
London +71 119 £32,500 -7.14% 18
South East -63 49 £33,250 +2.30% 8
Yorkshire +50 30 £30,000 +20.00% 2
East of England +18 24 £34,750 +14.87% 1
West Yorkshire +31 21 £30,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +20 18 £28,000 -1.75% 1
Hertfordshire +32 16 £32,250 -11.03%
City of London +51 13 £35,000 +6.06% 6
Oxfordshire -15 12 £35,000 +2.94%
Leeds +29 11 £33,000 +10.00%
Berkshire -26 10 £36,250 +42.15%
Bradford +13 8 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Watford +21 7 £44,750 +11.87%
North West +3 7 £25,000 -5.66% 6
Hampshire +2 6 £38,000 +52.00% 1
Manchester +1 6 £25,000 -19.35% 3
West Midlands -15 6 £22,000 -4.34% 1
Nottinghamshire +16 5 £20,000 -29.82%
Nottingham +14 5 £20,000 -29.82%
West Sussex -2 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Lincolnshire -9 5 £47,500 +111.11%
South West -11 5 £24,000 -11.11% 4
East Yorkshire - 5 £25,500 -
Hull - 5 £25,500 -
Crawley -4 4 £35,000 +20.68%
Surrey -9 4 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Oxford -18 4 £28,000 -17.64%
Southampton - 4 £38,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £31,000 -

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 499 (100.00%) Windows
2 332 (66.53%) Active Directory
3 296 (59.32%) Microsoft
4 280 (56.11%) Windows Server
5 223 (44.69%) VMware
6 198 (39.68%) MS Exchange
7 191 (38.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 161 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 150 (30.06%) MS Excel
9 150 (30.06%) MS Office
10 138 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 125 (25.05%) Office 365
12 122 (24.45%) Windows 7
13 105 (21.04%) Hyper-V
13 105 (21.04%) Exchange Server 2010
14 102 (20.44%) ITIL
14 102 (20.44%) DNS
15 101 (20.24%) TCP/IP
16 91 (18.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 87 (17.43%) SQL Server
18 86 (17.23%) Linux
18 86 (17.23%) Firewall
19 81 (16.23%) Cisco
20 76 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
21 75 (15.03%) Citrix
22 69 (13.83%) SQL
23 66 (13.23%) DHCP
24 60 (12.02%) MCSE
25 59 (11.82%) Windows 8
26 58 (11.62%) SharePoint

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
1 198 (39.68%) MS Exchange
2 105 (21.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (11.62%) SharePoint
4 55 (11.02%) Skype for Business
5 53 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 52 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (4.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 21 (4.21%) IIS
10 19 (3.81%) Tomcat
11 10 (2.00%) Apache
11 10 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
11 10 (2.00%) JBoss
12 8 (1.60%) Site Server
13 6 (1.20%) nginx
13 6 (1.20%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.00%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 150 (30.06%) MS Excel
1 150 (30.06%) MS Office
2 9 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Cognos Planning
1 2 (0.40%) ResourceLink
1 2 (0.40%) Summit
1 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.20%) Eikon
2 1 (0.20%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 125 (25.05%) Office 365
2 29 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.20%) Google Apps
6 5 (1.00%) PaaS
7 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.60%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.60%) SaaS
7 3 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.40%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 102 (20.44%) DNS
2 101 (20.24%) TCP/IP
3 86 (17.23%) Firewall
4 66 (13.23%) DHCP
5 56 (11.22%) SAN
6 55 (11.02%) LAN
7 53 (10.62%) VPN
8 48 (9.62%) WAN
9 41 (8.22%) VoIP
10 31 (6.21%) Wireless
11 25 (5.01%) Internet
12 21 (4.21%) NAS
13 20 (4.01%) Remote Desktop
13 20 (4.01%) VLAN
14 18 (3.61%) Skype
15 14 (2.81%) NetScaler
16 11 (2.20%) HTTP
17 10 (2.00%) MPLS
17 10 (2.00%) Network Security
18 9 (1.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.41%) MySQL
3 15 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.20%) Big Data
5 6 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.40%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (0.40%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.00%) JMeter
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 57 (11.42%) Finance
2 22 (4.41%) Retail
3 18 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.21%) Games
5 13 (2.61%) Law
6 9 (1.80%) Banking
7 8 (1.60%) Back Office
8 7 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.40%) Marketing
9 5 (1.00%) Legal
10 3 (0.60%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.81%) Web Services
2 8 (1.60%) .NET
3 5 (1.00%) LAMP
3 5 (1.00%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (1.00%) MCollective
4 4 (0.80%) HTML
4 4 (0.80%) XMPP
5 3 (0.60%) Middleware
5 3 (0.60%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.60%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.20%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) CSS
7 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.62%) Blackberry
3 28 (5.61%) Clustering
3 28 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.81%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.01%) Fat Client
6 15 (3.01%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.61%) iPhone
8 12 (2.40%) Hedge funds
8 12 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (2.20%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.20%) Replication
11 5 (1.00%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.00%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.80%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.80%) Fintech
12 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.80%) iPad
12 4 (0.80%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 499 (100.00%) Windows
2 280 (56.11%) Windows Server
3 191 (38.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 138 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 122 (24.45%) Windows 7
6 91 (18.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (17.23%) Linux
8 59 (11.82%) Windows 8
9 51 (10.22%) Windows 10
10 42 (8.42%) Mac OS X
11 35 (7.01%) Windows XP
12 24 (4.81%) Apple iOS
12 24 (4.81%) Unix
13 18 (3.61%) Windows Vista
14 17 (3.41%) Android
15 14 (2.81%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (1.60%) CentOS
18 6 (1.20%) Mac OS
19 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (20.44%) ITIL
2 39 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (5.61%) Problem Management
4 18 (3.61%) Change Management
5 16 (3.21%) Analytics
6 15 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (3.01%) Service Delivery
6 15 (3.01%) Service Management
7 14 (2.81%) ITIL V3
7 14 (2.81%) Software Distribution
8 13 (2.61%) Incident Management
9 12 (2.40%) Mentoring
9 12 (2.40%) Migration
9 12 (2.40%) Time Management
10 11 (2.20%) Data Analytics
11 10 (2.00%) Change Control
11 10 (2.00%) Web Design
12 9 (1.80%) Asset Management
12 9 (1.80%) Investment Management
12 9 (1.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.83%) SQL
2 46 (9.22%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.61%) Python
4 16 (3.21%) Java
5 13 (2.61%) C#
6 12 (2.40%) Perl
7 7 (1.40%) C
7 7 (1.40%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.40%) VB
8 5 (1.00%) Ruby
9 3 (0.60%) VBScript
10 2 (0.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.20%) C++
11 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 76 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (12.02%) MCSE
3 46 (9.22%) Degree
4 31 (6.21%) MCSA
5 26 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (5.01%) CCNA
6 25 (5.01%) MCITP
7 24 (4.81%) Security Cleared
8 18 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (3.21%) MCP
10 14 (2.81%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.60%) ACSA
12 3 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.60%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.40%) MCTS
14 1 (0.20%) ACSP
14 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.20%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.82%) SLA
2 7 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 332 (66.53%) Active Directory
2 161 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (21.04%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.61%) vSphere
5 30 (6.01%) XenApp
6 25 (5.01%) VMware ESX
7 24 (4.81%) Terminal Services
8 18 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.40%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.20%) Squid
11 5 (1.00%) qmail
12 3 (0.60%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.20%) NFS
14 1 (0.20%) Samba
14 1 (0.20%) vCloud
14 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (9.62%) SCCM
2 23 (4.61%) SCOM
3 14 (2.81%) Microsoft Clustering
3 14 (2.81%) Puppet
4 13 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (2.61%) WSUS
5 11 (2.20%) DatAdvantage
5 11 (2.20%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (1.60%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (1.20%) Nagios
9 5 (1.00%) Cacti
9 5 (1.00%) collectd
9 5 (1.00%) Ganglia
9 5 (1.00%) Graphite
9 5 (1.00%) logstash
9 5 (1.00%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.00%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.80%) Perfmon
10 4 (0.80%) Simpana
Vendors
1 296 (59.32%) Microsoft
2 223 (44.69%) VMware
3 81 (16.23%) Cisco
4 75 (15.03%) Citrix
5 40 (8.02%) Apple
6 33 (6.61%) HP
7 18 (3.61%) Dell
7 18 (3.61%) Symantec
8 17 (3.41%) Avaya
9 15 (3.01%) NetApp
10 12 (2.40%) Intel Security
10 12 (2.40%) Polycom
11 11 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.20%) Varonis
11 11 (2.20%) Wyse
12 10 (2.00%) 3PAR
12 10 (2.00%) Mitel
12 10 (2.00%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.60%) Samsung
14 7 (1.40%) Veeam
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £26k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits + overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + £3000 annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum dependent on current rate and experi
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Epsom
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30,000 to £35,000 Neg + Shft All £5
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago