Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Support Engineer was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 489 477 413
Rank change year-on-year -12 -64 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 66 121 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.35% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 59 114 239
South East median annual salary £33,500 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.64% -13.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
England median annual salary £33,750 £31,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year +8.87% -2.36% +4.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in the South East

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Windows Support Engineer in the South East

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Support Engineer in the South East

Windows Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley +2 35 £37,500 +33.93% 1
Berkshire +13 23 £41,250 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire +17 11 £23,500 +2.17%
Surrey -3 11 £30,000 +4.35%
Hampshire +11 9 £28,500 -8.06%
West Sussex -1 6 £26,000 +2.97%
Middlesex +16 3 - -
East Sussex -4 2 £40,000 +29.03%
Oxfordshire -23 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Windows Support Engineer
England

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (71.21%) Active Directory
3 37 (56.06%) Windows Server
4 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
5 25 (37.88%) Firewall
6 22 (33.33%) VMware
7 21 (31.82%) SQL
7 21 (31.82%) Office 365
8 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
8 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
8 19 (28.79%) Hyper-V
9 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (27.27%) ITIL
10 17 (25.76%) MS Exchange
10 17 (25.76%) Windows 10
11 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (19.70%) Linux
14 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
15 12 (18.18%) Data Centre
15 12 (18.18%) DNS
16 10 (15.15%) Cisco
16 10 (15.15%) DHCP
17 9 (13.64%) VoIP
17 9 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
17 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
18 8 (12.12%) LogRhythm
18 8 (12.12%) SIEM
18 8 (12.12%) Cyberthreat

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (25.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.58%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.55%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.82%) Office 365
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) Firewall
2 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
3 12 (18.18%) DNS
4 10 (15.15%) DHCP
5 9 (13.64%) VoIP
6 5 (7.58%) Skype
7 4 (6.06%) LAN
7 4 (6.06%) SAN
8 3 (4.55%) PBX
8 3 (4.55%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.55%) WAN
9 2 (3.03%) NAS
9 2 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.03%) VPN
10 1 (1.52%) ISDN
10 1 (1.52%) LDAP
10 1 (1.52%) POP3
10 1 (1.52%) PSTN
10 1 (1.52%) SMTP
10 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MSI
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.12%) Games
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) PRADO
1 1 (1.52%) REST
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.12%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (9.09%) iPad
4 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (56.06%) Windows Server
3 17 (25.76%) Windows 10
4 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (19.70%) Linux
5 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.55%) Android
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
3 8 (12.12%) Service Management
3 8 (12.12%) SIEM
4 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.58%) Line Management
6 4 (6.06%) Information Security
7 3 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.03%) Migration
9 1 (1.52%) CRM
9 1 (1.52%) Email Filtering
9 1 (1.52%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.52%) SEO
9 1 (1.52%) Server Building
9 1 (1.52%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.52%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (1.52%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) C++
4 1 (1.52%) Java
4 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) MCSA
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) MCP
3 3 (4.55%) CCNA
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.55%) MCSE
3 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.52%) CCAA
4 1 (1.52%) CCNP
4 1 (1.52%) CISSP
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 47 (71.21%) Active Directory
2 19 (28.79%) Hyper-V
3 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (6.06%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.03%) SCOM
4 2 (3.03%) Simpana
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) Cisco
4 8 (12.12%) LogRhythm
5 7 (10.61%) Citrix
5 7 (10.61%) Dell
6 6 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 5 (7.58%) Apple
7 5 (7.58%) EqualLogic
7 5 (7.58%) NetApp
8 2 (3.03%) CommVault
8 2 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (3.03%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) IBM
8 2 (3.03%) Samsung
8 2 (3.03%) Symantec
9 1 (1.52%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.52%) Juniper
9 1 (1.52%) Sophos
9 1 (1.52%) Veritas