The median annual salary for a Windows Support Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Windows Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 107 106
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.22% 0.086% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.088% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Median salary £40,500 £31,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.64% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £31,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -6.45% +8.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1322 1133 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.78% 97.25% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 957 1190
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in Cambridge

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Windows Support Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the Cambridge region featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) LPIC
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) RHCE
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) LPIC
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Apple