The median annual salary for a Windows Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 681 605
Rank change year-on-year +68 -76  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 234 237 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 220 233 306
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £30,000 £29,900
% change year-on-year -6.66% +0.33%  

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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +32 106 £42,500 +29.77% 12
South East +81 68 £31,000 -17.33% 4
Yorkshire +52 24 £26,000 +0.97% 3
East of England +18 11 £27,500 -17.29%
North West +1 11 £40,000 +60.00% 3
West Midlands +24 5 £33,750 +33.66%
North East +12 5 £27,000 +1.88%
South West +26 2 £21,500 -21.81% 1
East Midlands -8 1 £33,500 +17.26%
Windows Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 441 (100.00%) Windows
2 301 (68.25%) Active Directory
3 233 (52.83%) Windows Server
4 221 (50.11%) Microsoft
5 191 (43.31%) VMware
6 136 (30.84%) MS Exchange
7 130 (29.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 117 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 113 (25.62%) Linux
10 110 (24.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 107 (24.26%) MS Excel
12 100 (22.68%) Office 365
13 92 (20.86%) Firewall
14 85 (19.27%) Hyper-V
15 84 (19.05%) MS Office
16 82 (18.59%) Cisco
17 79 (17.91%) SQL Server
18 72 (16.33%) Windows 7
19 66 (14.97%) Windows Server 2003
20 65 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
21 64 (14.51%) ITIL
22 63 (14.29%) PowerShell
23 58 (13.15%) SQL
24 56 (12.70%) DNS
25 53 (12.02%) Citrix
26 52 (11.79%) WAN
26 52 (11.79%) MCSE
27 51 (11.56%) Degree
28 48 (10.88%) LAN
29 46 (10.43%) Internet

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
1 136 (30.84%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.71%) SharePoint
3 31 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (5.90%) Skype for Business
7 25 (5.67%) IIS
8 13 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.13%) Apache
11 3 (0.68%) Confluence
12 2 (0.45%) JBoss
12 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 107 (24.26%) MS Excel
2 84 (19.05%) MS Office
3 15 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (22.68%) Office 365
2 34 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (2.27%) Amazon S3
4 10 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.13%) PaaS
6 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (20.86%) Firewall
2 56 (12.70%) DNS
3 52 (11.79%) WAN
4 48 (10.88%) LAN
5 46 (10.43%) Internet
6 45 (10.20%) TCP/IP
7 44 (9.98%) VLAN
8 43 (9.75%) DHCP
9 40 (9.07%) VPN
10 33 (7.48%) Wireless
11 31 (7.03%) SAN
12 24 (5.44%) VoIP
13 12 (2.72%) iSCSI
13 12 (2.72%) MPLS
14 11 (2.49%) Skype
15 10 (2.27%) SMTP
15 10 (2.27%) SSL
15 10 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (2.04%) Network Security
17 8 (1.81%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.49%) MySQL
5 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.36%) Big Data
7 6 (1.36%) InfluxDB
7 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.23%) UniData
Development Applications
1 6 (1.36%) JMeter
2 3 (0.68%) JIRA
3 2 (0.45%) MSI
4 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
General
1 43 (9.75%) Finance
2 19 (4.31%) Games
3 13 (2.95%) Back Office
4 12 (2.72%) Retail
5 11 (2.49%) French Language
5 11 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.59%) Banking
6 7 (1.59%) Italian Language
6 7 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.36%) Electronics
8 4 (0.91%) German Language
8 4 (0.91%) Law
8 4 (0.91%) Publishing
9 3 (0.68%) Legal
9 3 (0.68%) Marketing
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.99%) Software Packaging
1 22 (4.99%) Web Services
2 7 (1.59%) ZeroMQ
3 4 (0.91%) REST
3 4 (0.91%) SOAP
4 3 (0.68%) .NET
4 3 (0.68%) Middleware
4 3 (0.68%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.45%) HTML
5 2 (0.45%) XML
6 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.23%) Ajax
6 1 (0.23%) COM
6 1 (0.23%) RESTful
6 1 (0.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.58%) Hedge funds
3 22 (4.99%) Blackberry
3 22 (4.99%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.54%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.85%) Clustering
6 14 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.95%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (2.04%) iPhone
9 8 (1.81%) Replication
10 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.13%) EPoS
11 4 (0.91%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.91%) NHS
12 3 (0.68%) CMDB
12 3 (0.68%) iPad
12 3 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.68%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 441 (100.00%) Windows
2 233 (52.83%) Windows Server
3 117 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 113 (25.62%) Linux
5 110 (24.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (16.33%) Windows 7
7 66 (14.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (7.03%) Windows XP
9 29 (6.58%) Windows 10
10 28 (6.35%) Mac OS X
10 28 (6.35%) Windows 8
11 22 (4.99%) Mac OS
12 17 (3.85%) Unix
13 16 (3.63%) Apple iOS
14 14 (3.17%) CentOS
15 9 (2.04%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.81%) Android
16 8 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.81%) Solaris
17 5 (1.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (14.51%) ITIL
2 26 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (5.90%) Mentoring
3 24 (5.44%) Customer Requirements
4 23 (5.22%) E-Commerce
4 23 (5.22%) Migration
5 19 (4.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 18 (4.08%) Time Management
7 16 (3.63%) Capacity Management
8 14 (3.17%) Load Testing
8 14 (3.17%) Performance Analysis
8 14 (3.17%) Presales
8 14 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 14 (3.17%) SIEM
9 13 (2.95%) Analytics
10 12 (2.72%) Change Management
10 12 (2.72%) Server Building
10 12 (2.72%) Service Management
11 11 (2.49%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 8 (1.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 58 (13.15%) SQL
3 22 (4.99%) Python
4 15 (3.40%) C
4 15 (3.40%) Perl
5 13 (2.95%) Java
6 8 (1.81%) C#
7 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.36%) Ruby
8 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.45%) C++
9 2 (0.45%) VB
9 2 (0.45%) VBA
10 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.23%) PHP
10 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (11.79%) MCSE
3 51 (11.56%) Degree
4 24 (5.44%) MCSA
5 16 (3.63%) MCP
6 14 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.49%) CISSP
8 10 (2.27%) MCITP
9 9 (2.04%) CCNP
9 9 (2.04%) HND
10 7 (1.59%) CEH
10 7 (1.59%) GCIA
11 6 (1.36%) GNVQ
11 6 (1.36%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.13%) CCSE
12 5 (1.13%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.91%) CCNA
13 4 (0.91%) MCTS
14 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) MiFID
3 1 (0.23%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 301 (68.25%) Active Directory
2 130 (29.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (19.27%) Hyper-V
4 41 (9.30%) VMware ESX
5 21 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
5 21 (4.76%) vSphere
6 17 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.81%) XenApp
10 6 (1.36%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.91%) vCloud
12 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.68%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.45%) iptables
14 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (9.07%) SCCM
2 21 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 14 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.36%) DameWare
4 6 (1.36%) Grafana
4 6 (1.36%) Graphite
4 6 (1.36%) Perfmon
4 6 (1.36%) SCOM
5 5 (1.13%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.13%) WSUS
6 3 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.68%) Kibana
6 3 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.45%) everRun
7 2 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.45%) Malwarebytes
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 221 (50.11%) Microsoft
2 191 (43.31%) VMware
3 82 (18.59%) Cisco
4 53 (12.02%) Citrix
5 38 (8.62%) HP
6 26 (5.90%) Apple
7 21 (4.76%) Dell
7 21 (4.76%) Symantec
8 18 (4.08%) WatchGuard
9 15 (3.40%) Veeam
10 14 (3.17%) CheckPoint
10 14 (3.17%) Google
10 14 (3.17%) Meraki
11 12 (2.72%) Kaspersky
12 11 (2.49%) Barracuda Networks
13 10 (2.27%) Intel Security
13 10 (2.27%) Oracle
14 9 (2.04%) Avaya
14 9 (2.04%) Sophos
15 8 (1.81%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,950 per annum + car + fantastic hols & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £23k to £28k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Basic Salary as well as Award Winning Traini
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £23,000 to £28,000 + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago