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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Support Engineer
UK
Rank 664 687 606
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 189 262 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 178 256 332
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,909 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +4.47%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +26 179 £33,000 -5.71% 21
London 0 66 £42,500 +14.86% 3
South East +51 50 £31,500 -8.02% 8
Berkshire +56 26 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North West +8 26 £31,500 -18.70% 4
Manchester +2 26 £31,500 -23.63% 2
Yorkshire +38 13 £26,000 +8.33% 2
West Yorkshire +41 12 £26,000 +4.00% 1
East of England +25 12 £26,000 -28.76% 1
Stockport - 12 £26,500 -
Leeds +40 11 £26,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 11 £45,000 - 1
Reading +45 10 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Hertfordshire +17 9 £26,000 -10.34% 1
Rochdale - 7 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +33 6 £30,000 +17.64% 1
Watford - 5 - -
Oxfordshire +23 4 £35,000 +52.17% 1
Hampshire +22 4 £30,750 -12.14%
South West +10 4 £32,500 -14.47%
Birmingham +8 4 £42,500 -
East Midlands +1 4 £33,500 +1.79%
West Midlands 0 4 £42,500 +73.46% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £32,500 -
Abingdon - 4 £35,000 -
City of London +38 3 £29,000 -22.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 3 £26,000 -8.77%
Milton Keynes +9 3 £26,000 -8.77%
Kent -1 3 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Northamptonshire -2 3 £33,500 -25.55%

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 444 (100.00%) Windows
2 272 (61.26%) Active Directory
3 236 (53.15%) Windows Server
4 219 (49.32%) Microsoft
5 194 (43.69%) VMware
6 128 (28.83%) MS Exchange
7 123 (27.70%) Linux
8 120 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 108 (24.32%) Office 365
10 107 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 102 (22.97%) MS Office
12 101 (22.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 100 (22.52%) MS Excel
14 97 (21.85%) SQL Server
15 88 (19.82%) ITIL
16 87 (19.59%) Windows 7
16 87 (19.59%) SQL
17 75 (16.89%) Hyper-V
18 74 (16.67%) Cisco
19 73 (16.44%) Firewall
20 58 (13.06%) Finance
21 55 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
22 54 (12.16%) DNS
23 49 (11.04%) PowerShell
23 49 (11.04%) Windows Server 2003
24 47 (10.59%) SLA
24 47 (10.59%) TCP/IP
25 45 (10.14%) Citrix
26 44 (9.91%) WAN
27 43 (9.68%) SCCM

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
1 128 (28.83%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.01%) SharePoint
3 34 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (4.95%) Skype for Business
6 20 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (3.15%) IIS
8 11 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.03%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.68%) Confluence
10 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.45%) Site Server
12 1 (0.23%) Apache
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 102 (22.97%) MS Office
2 100 (22.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 108 (24.32%) Office 365
2 31 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.93%) Amazon S3
4 13 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.13%) PaaS
7 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.45%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (16.44%) Firewall
2 54 (12.16%) DNS
3 47 (10.59%) TCP/IP
4 44 (9.91%) WAN
5 37 (8.33%) DHCP
6 34 (7.66%) LAN
7 30 (6.76%) Internet
7 30 (6.76%) VPN
8 25 (5.63%) SAN
9 24 (5.41%) VoIP
10 19 (4.28%) VLAN
11 18 (4.05%) Wireless
12 17 (3.83%) Network Security
13 13 (2.93%) NAS
14 11 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (2.25%) Skype
16 8 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (1.58%) IP Telephony
17 7 (1.58%) MPLS
17 7 (1.58%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.18%) MySQL
3 21 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.35%) InfluxDB
6 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.90%) Big Data
8 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.23%) UniData
Development Applications
1 12 (2.70%) JMeter
2 3 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
General
1 58 (13.06%) Finance
2 17 (3.83%) Banking
3 15 (3.38%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.70%) Games
4 12 (2.70%) Italian Language
4 12 (2.70%) Retail
5 8 (1.80%) Back Office
5 8 (1.80%) Legal
6 7 (1.58%) French Language
6 7 (1.58%) German Language
7 5 (1.13%) Electronics
8 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.98%) Web Services
2 12 (2.70%) Software Packaging
3 8 (1.80%) HTML
4 5 (1.13%) .NET
4 5 (1.13%) REST
4 5 (1.13%) SOAP
4 5 (1.13%) ZeroMQ
5 4 (0.90%) CSS
5 4 (0.90%) HTML5
5 4 (0.90%) jQuery
6 3 (0.68%) Middleware
6 3 (0.68%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.23%) Ajax
7 1 (0.23%) COM
7 1 (0.23%) RESTful
7 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.18%) Hedge funds
2 21 (4.73%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.83%) Clustering
5 14 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (2.25%) iPhone
8 9 (2.03%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.58%) iPad
10 5 (1.13%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.13%) NHS
11 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.90%) Replication
12 3 (0.68%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.45%) CCTV
13 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 444 (100.00%) Windows
2 236 (53.15%) Windows Server
3 123 (27.70%) Linux
4 120 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (22.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (19.59%) Windows 7
7 49 (11.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (9.46%) Windows 10
9 41 (9.23%) Windows 8
10 27 (6.08%) Unix
11 25 (5.63%) Windows XP
12 24 (5.41%) Mac OS X
13 18 (4.05%) Apple iOS
14 9 (2.03%) Android
14 9 (2.03%) CentOS
14 9 (2.03%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.13%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.90%) AIX
18 3 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (19.82%) ITIL
2 25 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (4.73%) Problem Management
4 19 (4.28%) Mentoring
5 17 (3.83%) Change Control
5 17 (3.83%) Change Management
5 17 (3.83%) Data Protection
5 17 (3.83%) Investment Management
5 17 (3.83%) Server Virtualisation
6 16 (3.60%) Service Management
7 15 (3.38%) Capacity Management
8 14 (3.15%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 13 (2.93%) Load Testing
9 13 (2.93%) Migration
9 13 (2.93%) Performance Analysis
10 12 (2.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 11 (2.48%) ITIL V3
11 11 (2.48%) Portfolio Management
11 11 (2.48%) SIEM
12 10 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (19.59%) SQL
2 49 (11.04%) PowerShell
3 35 (7.88%) Python
4 22 (4.95%) Perl
5 18 (4.05%) Java
6 17 (3.83%) C#
7 13 (2.93%) C
8 12 (2.70%) Ruby
9 7 (1.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.58%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.45%) C++
11 2 (0.45%) VBA
11 2 (0.45%) VBScript
12 1 (0.23%) PHP
12 1 (0.23%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 55 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (8.56%) Degree
3 29 (6.53%) MCSE
4 21 (4.73%) MCSA
5 13 (2.93%) MCITP
6 12 (2.70%) MCP
7 11 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.48%) MCTS
8 8 (1.80%) CISSP
8 8 (1.80%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.58%) CCNP
10 6 (1.35%) CCNA
11 5 (1.13%) CCSE
11 5 (1.13%) CEH
11 5 (1.13%) GCIA
12 4 (0.90%) HND
12 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.59%) SLA
2 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 272 (61.26%) Active Directory
2 107 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (16.89%) Hyper-V
4 34 (7.66%) VMware ESX
5 19 (4.28%) vSphere
6 12 (2.70%) XenApp
7 11 (2.48%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (1.80%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.35%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.13%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.90%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.68%) Firmware
13 2 (0.45%) iptables
13 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (9.68%) SCCM
2 9 (2.03%) WSUS
3 8 (1.80%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.80%) SCOM
4 6 (1.35%) Grafana
4 6 (1.35%) Graphite
5 5 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.90%) Casper Suite
6 4 (0.90%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.90%) Puppet
7 3 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.68%) Kibana
7 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.45%) everRun
8 2 (0.45%) Malwarebytes
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.45%) Nagios
8 2 (0.45%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 219 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 194 (43.69%) VMware
3 74 (16.67%) Cisco
4 45 (10.14%) Citrix
5 29 (6.53%) HP
6 25 (5.63%) Apple
7 18 (4.05%) Google
7 18 (4.05%) Oracle
8 14 (3.15%) Dell
9 13 (2.93%) NetApp
10 10 (2.25%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.03%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.03%) Symantec
12 8 (1.80%) Meraki
13 7 (1.58%) Adobe
13 7 (1.58%) Barracuda Networks
13 7 (1.58%) Mitel
13 7 (1.58%) Polycom
14 6 (1.35%) CommVault
14 6 (1.35%) Sybase
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + pension + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
Posted: 6 days ago
Wantage, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum £35,000 + Benefits including Gym and Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Syngco Ltd
Salary: £20,000 per annum + benefits based on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago