The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 216 189 183
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 11 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.47% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.48% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 4
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
Windows Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows Support Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staffordshire 0 6 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Coventry -5 3 £25,000 -20.00%
Birmingham -17 1 £42,500 +54.54%
Walsall - 1 £24,500 -
Windows Support Engineer
England

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 15 (62.50%) VMware
4 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
6 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
9 9 (37.50%) VLAN
9 9 (37.50%) Server Building
9 9 (37.50%) Site Server
9 9 (37.50%) McAfee
10 7 (29.17%) VoIP
11 6 (25.00%) Web Services
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (25.00%) Veeam
12 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (16.67%) Linux
14 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
14 3 (12.50%) CRM
14 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
14 3 (12.50%) SAN
14 3 (12.50%) VPN
14 3 (12.50%) Cisco
14 3 (12.50%) HP
14 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Site Server
3 3 (12.50%) Moodle
3 3 (12.50%) SugarCRM
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) VLAN
2 7 (29.17%) VoIP
3 3 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Front Office
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Server Building
2 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.50%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCDST
1 1 (4.17%) MCSA
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) MCTS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) McAfee
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Veeam
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) Twitter
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Mitel
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