Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Support Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 217 293
Rank change year-on-year -28 +76 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 17 63 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.25% 0.82% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.86% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 61 50
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £31,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.97% -0.80% +0.81%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.45% +11.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,453 7,308 10,627
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 95.44% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5,248 5,731 8,696
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Windows Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in Berkshire

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Support Engineer in Berkshire

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Support Engineer in Berkshire

Windows Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +2 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Maidenhead -13 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Slough +7 2 £47,500 +58.33%
Reading -15 2 £28,000 +12.00%
Wokingham - 2 £38,750 -
Windows Support Engineer
South East

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, Windows Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (29.41%) Office 365
9 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (23.53%) F5
9 4 (23.53%) SIEM
9 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (23.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (23.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
9 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
9 4 (23.53%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (23.53%) vCenter Server
9 4 (23.53%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (23.53%) IIS
9 4 (23.53%) Juniper
9 4 (23.53%) Veritas

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Proactive Monitoring
1 4 (23.53%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
2 2 (11.76%) Software Distribution
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Task Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
1 4 (23.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (23.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (23.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Altiris
3 4 (23.53%) Apple
3 4 (23.53%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) Forcepoint
3 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
3 4 (23.53%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam