Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Support Engineer was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 16 January 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 - 172
Rank change year-on-year - +172 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.12% - 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median annual salary £41,750 - -
North West median annual salary £28,000 £31,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.44% -10.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,069 2,178 2,796
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.76% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,328 1,814 2,450
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,875 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in Cheshire

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Support Engineer in Cheshire

Windows Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Wilmslow - 2 - -
Knutsford - 1 £38,500 -
Windows Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp