The median annual salary for a Windows Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 686 664 616
Rank change year-on-year -22 -48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 180 249 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 164 218 329
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +10.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,750 £42,500
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in England

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Windows Support Engineer in England

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Support Engineer in England

Windows Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
London +11 92 £40,000 +21.21% 14
South East +18 36 £32,250 -7.85% 6
Yorkshire +10 32 £26,000 -16.80% 1
East of England -15 13 £35,000 +5.26% 1
South West -4 3 £27,000 -1.81% 1
North West -43 3 £30,000 +13.20% 1
East Midlands -2 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Windows Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 416 (100.00%) Windows
2 304 (73.08%) Active Directory
3 234 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 220 (52.88%) Windows Server
5 162 (38.94%) MS Exchange
6 146 (35.10%) VMware
7 135 (32.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 116 (27.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 110 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 107 (25.72%) Cisco
10 107 (25.72%) Firewall
11 105 (25.24%) Office 365
12 104 (25.00%) DNS
13 99 (23.80%) Linux
14 88 (21.15%) Windows 7
15 87 (20.91%) Hyper-V
16 85 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 82 (19.71%) DHCP
18 77 (18.51%) Microsoft Office
19 75 (18.03%) Degree
20 69 (16.59%) PowerShell
21 68 (16.35%) Windows 10
22 63 (15.14%) TCP/IP
23 61 (14.66%) MCSE
24 60 (14.42%) Citrix
25 58 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
26 57 (13.70%) Finance
27 56 (13.46%) LAN
28 55 (13.22%) SQL Server
29 52 (12.50%) WAN

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 162 (38.94%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (7.69%) IIS
4 30 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (6.01%) SharePoint
7 21 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (4.57%) Skype for Business
10 14 (3.37%) Apache
11 9 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.48%) JBoss
13 2 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.24%) Confluence
14 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 77 (18.51%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (9.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (3.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 105 (25.24%) Office 365
2 37 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (25.72%) Firewall
2 104 (25.00%) DNS
3 82 (19.71%) DHCP
4 63 (15.14%) TCP/IP
5 56 (13.46%) LAN
6 52 (12.50%) WAN
7 51 (12.26%) VPN
8 50 (12.02%) VLAN
9 45 (10.82%) Wireless
10 33 (7.93%) Internet
11 28 (6.73%) VoIP
12 26 (6.25%) SAN
13 18 (4.33%) iSCSI
14 16 (3.85%) Skype
15 15 (3.61%) WebEx
16 10 (2.40%) SMTP
17 9 (2.16%) MPLS
18 8 (1.92%) SSL
19 7 (1.68%) Multicast
19 7 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 19 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (1.44%) Big Data
6 5 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.20%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.48%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.24%) MySQL
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Fiddler
1 2 (0.48%) MSI
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 57 (13.70%) Finance
2 19 (4.57%) Games
3 15 (3.61%) Law
4 12 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.16%) Back Office
6 7 (1.68%) French Language
6 7 (1.68%) Retail
7 4 (0.96%) Publishing
8 3 (0.72%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Electronics
9 2 (0.48%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.05%) Software Packaging
2 9 (2.16%) Web Services
3 5 (1.20%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (0.48%) Kafka
4 2 (0.48%) Sensu
5 1 (0.24%) .NET
5 1 (0.24%) Middleware
5 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.24%) REST
5 1 (0.24%) XML
5 1 (0.24%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.58%) Blackberry
2 43 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.41%) Hedge funds
4 24 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 21 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 21 (5.05%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.61%) Clustering
7 13 (3.13%) Replication
8 12 (2.88%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (2.16%) CMDB
9 9 (2.16%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.68%) EPoS
10 7 (1.68%) Fintech
11 5 (1.20%) iPhone
12 4 (0.96%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.48%) iPad
13 2 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 416 (100.00%) Windows
2 220 (52.88%) Windows Server
3 135 (32.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 116 (27.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (23.80%) Linux
6 88 (21.15%) Windows 7
7 68 (16.35%) Windows 10
8 58 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (11.30%) Windows 8
10 36 (8.65%) Windows XP
11 29 (6.97%) Mac OS
12 27 (6.49%) Unix
13 22 (5.29%) Mac OS X
14 21 (5.05%) Windows Vista
15 19 (4.57%) CentOS
16 11 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (1.68%) Apple iOS
17 7 (1.68%) Solaris
18 5 (1.20%) AIX
18 5 (1.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (12.02%) ITIL
2 35 (8.41%) Time Management
3 27 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 21 (5.05%) E-Commerce
5 21 (5.05%) Service Management
6 19 (4.57%) Migration
6 19 (4.57%) Task Automation
6 19 (4.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 16 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 15 (3.61%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (3.13%) Change Management
10 13 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 13 (3.13%) Information Security
10 13 (3.13%) SIEM
11 12 (2.88%) Analytics
11 12 (2.88%) Server Building
12 11 (2.64%) Presales
12 11 (2.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (16.59%) PowerShell
2 49 (11.78%) SQL
3 10 (2.40%) C
4 8 (1.92%) Python
5 6 (1.44%) Perl
6 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.72%) Java
7 2 (0.48%) C++
8 1 (0.24%) C#
8 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (18.03%) Degree
3 61 (14.66%) MCSE
4 32 (7.69%) MCSA
5 27 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (5.05%) Master's Degree
7 20 (4.81%) MCP
8 19 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (3.61%) CCNA
10 14 (3.37%) HND
11 13 (3.13%) GNVQ
12 11 (2.64%) CISSP
13 10 (2.40%) CCNP
14 6 (1.44%) A+ Certification
14 6 (1.44%) MCTS
14 6 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (1.20%) CEH
15 5 (1.20%) GCIA
15 5 (1.20%) MCITP
16 4 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.49%) SLA
2 13 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (1.44%) COBIT
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) QA
5 1 (0.24%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 304 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 110 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (20.91%) Hyper-V
4 51 (12.26%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (5.29%) VMware Workstation
6 19 (4.57%) vSphere
7 15 (3.61%) XenApp
8 14 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (3.13%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.44%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.96%) vCloud
13 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.24%) iptables
Systems Management
1 45 (10.82%) SCCM
2 39 (9.38%) Backup Exec
3 31 (7.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (3.13%) DameWare
4 13 (3.13%) Perfmon
5 9 (2.16%) ServiceCenter
6 6 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.20%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.96%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.72%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.48%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.48%) Grafana
10 2 (0.48%) Graphite
10 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.48%) Nagios
10 2 (0.48%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.48%) Puppet
10 2 (0.48%) SCOM
11 1 (0.24%) everRun
Vendors
1 234 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 146 (35.10%) VMware
3 107 (25.72%) Cisco
4 60 (14.42%) Citrix
5 51 (12.26%) HP
6 44 (10.58%) Dell
7 37 (8.89%) Symantec
8 33 (7.93%) Meraki
9 32 (7.69%) Veeam
10 29 (6.97%) Apple
11 20 (4.81%) Draytek
12 17 (4.09%) WatchGuard
13 16 (3.85%) NETGEAR
14 15 (3.61%) 3Com
14 15 (3.61%) D-Link
14 15 (3.61%) Linksys
15 14 (3.37%) SonicWALL
16 12 (2.88%) Google
16 12 (2.88%) Kaspersky
17 10 (2.40%) CheckPoint
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
LogRhythm
Salary: Up to £40kpa + 5% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago