Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Support Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 740 712
Rank change year-on-year -129 -28 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 307 494 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 279 462 617
England median annual salary £34,000 £31,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +4.92%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £33,000 £31,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.80% +2.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
London -33 129 £40,000 +23.08% 9
South East -11 66 £33,500 +19.64% 1
North of England -19 59 £28,000 -13.85% 2
North West +1 29 £28,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire -12 28 £27,500 -16.03% 1
Midlands +33 24 £29,500 -4.84% 4
East of England -22 17 £45,000 +50.00% 3
West Midlands +21 13 £29,500 +22.92% 2
South West +4 12 £36,000 +10.77%
East Midlands +31 11 £27,500 -15.38% 2
North East - 2 £34,000 -
Windows Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 307 (100.00%) Windows
2 221 (71.99%) Active Directory
3 182 (59.28%) Microsoft
4 164 (53.42%) Windows Server
5 138 (44.95%) Office 365
6 110 (35.83%) MS Exchange
7 105 (34.20%) Windows 10
8 99 (32.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (29.97%) VMware
10 83 (27.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 80 (26.06%) Citrix
11 80 (26.06%) DNS
12 79 (25.73%) Windows 7
13 77 (25.08%) Hyper-V
14 76 (24.76%) Microsoft Office
15 71 (23.13%) Cisco
15 71 (23.13%) Firewall
16 67 (21.82%) Linux
17 66 (21.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 64 (20.85%) ITIL
19 63 (20.52%) Microsoft Azure
19 63 (20.52%) VMware Infrastructure
20 60 (19.54%) Finance
21 58 (18.89%) TCP/IP
21 58 (18.89%) DHCP
22 53 (17.26%) Dell
23 50 (16.29%) SCCM
23 50 (16.29%) MCSE
24 43 (14.01%) SQL
25 41 (13.36%) LAN

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
1 110 (35.83%) MS Exchange
2 40 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (4.89%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.56%) Skype for Business
6 13 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (4.23%) IIS
7 12 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.30%) Apache
10 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.65%) JBoss
10 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (24.76%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (6.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.98%) Houdini
5 3 (0.98%) Maya
5 3 (0.98%) NUKE
5 3 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Eikon
1 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 138 (44.95%) Office 365
2 63 (20.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 80 (26.06%) DNS
2 71 (23.13%) Firewall
3 58 (18.89%) DHCP
3 58 (18.89%) TCP/IP
4 41 (13.36%) LAN
5 35 (11.40%) WAN
6 30 (9.77%) SAN
7 24 (7.82%) VoIP
8 23 (7.49%) Wireless
9 20 (6.51%) Skype
10 15 (4.89%) VPN
11 12 (3.91%) Internet
11 12 (3.91%) VLAN
12 6 (1.95%) HTTP
13 5 (1.63%) SMTP
13 5 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.30%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.30%) IMAP
14 4 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.65%) Big Data
3 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.33%) MSI
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (19.54%) Finance
2 14 (4.56%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.93%) Financial Institution
3 9 (2.93%) Games
4 7 (2.28%) Law
5 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.30%) Banking
6 4 (1.30%) Front Office
6 4 (1.30%) Publishing
7 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Marketing
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.28%) .NET
2 5 (1.63%) WSH
3 2 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.65%) Kafka
3 2 (0.65%) Sensu
3 2 (0.65%) WAP
4 1 (0.33%) PRADO
4 1 (0.33%) REST
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.82%) Driving Licence
2 19 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.86%) Blackberry
3 18 (5.86%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.86%) Hedge funds
4 13 (4.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.61%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (2.61%) iPad
7 7 (2.28%) Fintech
8 5 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.63%) Clustering
9 4 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.98%) Animation
11 2 (0.65%) CMDB
11 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) Replication
12 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 307 (100.00%) Windows
2 164 (53.42%) Windows Server
3 105 (34.20%) Windows 10
4 99 (32.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (27.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (25.73%) Windows 7
7 67 (21.82%) Linux
8 31 (10.10%) Windows 8
9 22 (7.17%) Windows XP
10 15 (4.89%) Mac OS
10 15 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (3.91%) Unix
12 11 (3.58%) Mac OS X
13 10 (3.26%) Windows Vista
14 9 (2.93%) Android
15 7 (2.28%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.63%) CentOS
17 3 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.85%) ITIL
2 25 (8.14%) Mentoring
3 23 (7.49%) Time Management
4 18 (5.86%) Problem Management
5 17 (5.54%) Proactive Monitoring
6 16 (5.21%) Service Management
7 13 (4.23%) Line Management
8 10 (3.26%) Process Improvement
9 9 (2.93%) Patch Management
9 9 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (2.61%) SIEM
11 7 (2.28%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (1.95%) Change Management
12 6 (1.95%) Configuration Management
12 6 (1.95%) Information Security
12 6 (1.95%) Low Latency
13 5 (1.63%) Break/Fix
13 5 (1.63%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (1.63%) Software Engineering
14 4 (1.30%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.01%) SQL
2 33 (10.75%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.23%) Python
4 9 (2.93%) Perl
5 7 (2.28%) C#
6 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.65%) Java
7 2 (0.65%) Ruby
8 1 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (21.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (16.29%) MCSE
3 39 (12.70%) Degree
4 27 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (7.17%) MCSA
6 21 (6.84%) MCP
7 16 (5.21%) CCNA
8 15 (4.89%) Master's Degree
9 10 (3.26%) MCITP
10 5 (1.63%) CCNP
11 4 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.30%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.65%) GNVQ
12 2 (0.65%) HND
12 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.33%) CISSP
13 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.19%) SLA
2 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 221 (71.99%) Active Directory
2 77 (25.08%) Hyper-V
3 63 (20.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (9.12%) XenApp
5 21 (6.84%) XenDesktop
6 16 (5.21%) vSphere
7 7 (2.28%) DFS Replication
8 6 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.63%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.98%) Firmware
11 3 (0.98%) NFS
11 3 (0.98%) Samba
11 3 (0.98%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.98%) XenServer
12 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (16.29%) SCCM
2 15 (4.89%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.26%) SCOM
4 9 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.63%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.63%) WMI
5 5 (1.63%) WSUS
6 4 (1.30%) Nagios
7 3 (0.98%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.65%) DameWare
8 2 (0.65%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.65%) Simpana
8 2 (0.65%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 182 (59.28%) Microsoft
2 92 (29.97%) VMware
3 80 (26.06%) Citrix
4 71 (23.13%) Cisco
5 53 (17.26%) Dell
6 28 (9.12%) EqualLogic
7 20 (6.51%) Apple
8 19 (6.19%) HP
9 18 (5.86%) Reuters
10 16 (5.21%) NetApp
10 16 (5.21%) Symantec
10 16 (5.21%) Veeam
11 10 (3.26%) FactSet
11 10 (3.26%) Meraki
12 9 (2.93%) Avaya
12 9 (2.93%) Bloomberg
13 8 (2.61%) LogRhythm
14 7 (2.28%) D-Link
14 7 (2.28%) Draytek
14 7 (2.28%) NETGEAR