The median annual salary for a Windows Support Analyst was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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 Analyst
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 737 708 724
Rank change year-on-year -29 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Analyst 137 242 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 128 229 242
Median salary £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,200 £63,100
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Windows Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Analyst in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Support Analyst in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Support Analyst in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England -34 136 £31,000 +10.71% 19
London -8 76 £32,500 +12.06% 16
South East 0 23 £25,500 -18.40% 1
City of London +19 13 £32,500 -14.47% 6
Surrey +48 12 £25,500 +43.66%
Manchester -22 10 £23,000 -25.80%
North West -33 10 £23,000 -25.80%
East Midlands +28 9 £37,500 +57.89% 1
Northamptonshire - 9 £37,500 - 1
Northampton - 9 £37,500 - 1
East of England +3 8 £23,000 -15.59%
Hertfordshire +7 7 £23,000 -29.23%
Watford -6 7 £23,000 -
Berkshire +30 5 £40,000 +52.38%
West Yorkshire +9 5 £24,500 +6.52%
Leeds +5 5 £24,500 +6.52%
Yorkshire -6 5 £24,500 +6.52%
South West +4 4 £22,500 -2.17%
Canary Wharf - 4 £50,000 -
Slough - 4 £40,000 -
Bristol -20 3 £23,000 -9.80%
Chertsey - 3 £23,000 -
Hampshire +21 2 £24,500 -35.52%
West Sussex +10 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Crawley - 2 £27,500 -
Horley - 2 £27,500 -
Reading +25 1 £24,000 -23.80%
West Midlands +16 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Scotland +11 1 £27,730 -
Oxford -4 1 £24,000 -14.28% 1

Windows Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Windows Support Analyst 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 featuring Windows Support Analyst in the job title.

1 290 (100.00%) Windows
2 168 (57.93%) Active Directory
3 126 (43.45%) Windows 7
4 108 (37.24%) Microsoft Office
5 93 (32.07%) Microsoft
6 76 (26.21%) Windows Server
7 60 (20.69%) MS Exchange
8 55 (18.97%) Citrix
8 55 (18.97%) SQL
9 50 (17.24%) ITIL
10 47 (16.21%) Finance
10 47 (16.21%) Apple
11 46 (15.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (15.17%) Office 365
12 44 (15.17%) Windows 10
13 42 (14.48%) Legal
14 39 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (12.41%) Law
15 36 (12.41%) Linux
16 35 (12.07%) VMware
17 34 (11.72%) SQL Server
18 31 (10.69%) Blackberry
18 31 (10.69%) Smartphone
18 31 (10.69%) iManage
19 26 (8.97%) PowerShell
19 26 (8.97%) SCCM
20 25 (8.62%) TCP/IP
21 24 (8.28%) Windows XP
21 24 (8.28%) Service Management
22 23 (7.93%) Unix

Windows Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 60 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (6.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (3.79%) IIS
6 10 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.10%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.41%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.38%) JBoss
11 2 (0.69%) CMS
11 2 (0.69%) Confluence
11 2 (0.69%) TYPO3
11 2 (0.69%) WordPress
12 1 (0.34%) Apache
12 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 108 (37.24%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.03%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.17%) Office 365
2 11 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.07%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 21 (7.24%) Firewall
3 19 (6.55%) LAN
4 18 (6.21%) WAN
5 16 (5.52%) DNS
6 15 (5.17%) VPN
7 14 (4.83%) VoIP
8 13 (4.48%) SAN
9 12 (4.14%) Wireless
10 11 (3.79%) DHCP
11 9 (3.10%) Skype
12 6 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.72%) NAS
14 4 (1.38%) Internet
14 4 (1.38%) LDAP
15 3 (1.03%) 3G
15 3 (1.03%) NetScaler
15 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
16 2 (0.69%) VLAN
17 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) MySQL
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.03%) Hudson
1 3 (1.03%) MSBuild
1 3 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.03%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.69%) JIRA
2 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 47 (16.21%) Finance
2 42 (14.48%) Legal
3 36 (12.41%) Law
4 9 (3.10%) Back Office
4 9 (3.10%) Banking
5 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.03%) Marketing
6 3 (1.03%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.69%) Front Office
7 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.17%) .NET
2 10 (3.45%) Middleware
2 10 (3.45%) XML
3 3 (1.03%) MSMQ
3 3 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.69%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.69%) Blackberry
1 31 (10.69%) Smartphone
2 19 (6.55%) BYOD
3 14 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.79%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.07%) iPad
7 5 (1.72%) iPhone
8 3 (1.03%) EPoS
8 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.03%) NHS
8 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.69%) Handset
9 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.34%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 290 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (43.45%) Windows 7
3 76 (26.21%) Windows Server
4 46 (15.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (15.17%) Windows 10
6 39 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (12.41%) Linux
8 24 (8.28%) Windows XP
9 23 (7.93%) Unix
10 15 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (4.83%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.45%) Android
13 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.38%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.24%) ITIL
2 24 (8.28%) Service Management
3 13 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (4.14%) B2C
4 12 (4.14%) Workflow
5 11 (3.79%) Incident Management
6 10 (3.45%) Software Architecture
7 8 (2.76%) Mentoring
7 8 (2.76%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (2.41%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (2.41%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.07%) CRM
9 6 (2.07%) Release Management
9 6 (2.07%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.07%) Workflow Management
10 5 (1.72%) DevOps
10 5 (1.72%) Investment Management
10 5 (1.72%) Time Management
11 4 (1.38%) Asset Management
11 4 (1.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.97%) SQL
2 26 (8.97%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.48%) C#
4 11 (3.79%) VB
5 10 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.03%) PHP
8 2 (0.69%) Python
9 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.34%) Java
9 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.34%) Perl
9 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (6.90%) Degree
2 10 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.41%) MCSE
4 5 (1.72%) MCSA
5 4 (1.38%) MCP
6 3 (1.03%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.69%) CCNA
7 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.69%) MOS
8 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.34%) MCDST
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 168 (57.93%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.55%) vSphere
3 18 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.48%) XenApp
5 10 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.41%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.72%) XenServer
8 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (8.97%) SCCM
2 10 (3.45%) Opsview
3 8 (2.76%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.76%) ServiceCenter
4 7 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.41%) Puppet
5 6 (2.07%) Ansible
6 4 (1.38%) OpenView
7 3 (1.03%) Nagios
7 3 (1.03%) Salt
7 3 (1.03%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.69%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 93 (32.07%) Microsoft
2 55 (18.97%) Citrix
3 47 (16.21%) Apple
4 35 (12.07%) VMware
5 31 (10.69%) iManage
6 16 (5.52%) Oracle
7 14 (4.83%) Samsung
8 13 (4.48%) HP
9 10 (3.45%) Splunk
10 9 (3.10%) Bloomberg
10 9 (3.10%) Reuters
10 9 (3.10%) Sybase
11 8 (2.76%) WatchGuard
12 5 (1.72%) NetApp
12 5 (1.72%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.38%) Cisco
13 4 (1.38%) EMC
13 4 (1.38%) Isilon
14 3 (1.03%) Adobe
14 3 (1.03%) McAfee
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