The median annual salary for a Windows Support Engineer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 685 679 625
Rank change year-on-year -6 -54  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 190 259 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 173 228 339
Median salary £34,500 £32,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +10.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,675 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £32,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.47%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Support Engineer in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Support Engineer in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -20 179 £35,000 +7.69% 23
London +6 91 £40,000 +21.21% 13
UK excluding London -10 90 £28,000 -12.50% 10
South East +18 36 £32,250 -7.85% 6
North of England 0 35 £26,500 -11.66% 1
East of England -12 13 £35,000 +5.26% 1
South West -7 3 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Midlands -6 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £28,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 437 (100.00%) Windows
2 317 (72.54%) Active Directory
3 250 (57.21%) Microsoft
4 236 (54.00%) Windows Server
5 165 (37.76%) MS Exchange
6 154 (35.24%) VMware
7 144 (32.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 124 (28.38%) Office 365
8 124 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 113 (25.86%) DNS
9 113 (25.86%) Firewall
10 112 (25.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 108 (24.71%) Cisco
12 100 (22.88%) Linux
13 96 (21.97%) Windows 7
14 92 (21.05%) Hyper-V
15 91 (20.82%) Microsoft Office
16 89 (20.37%) DHCP
17 88 (20.14%) Microsoft Certification
18 80 (18.31%) Degree
19 78 (17.85%) Windows 10
20 70 (16.02%) PowerShell
21 67 (15.33%) Citrix
22 65 (14.87%) TCP/IP
23 63 (14.42%) MCSE
24 59 (13.50%) LAN
25 58 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
26 57 (13.04%) Finance
27 56 (12.81%) ITIL
27 56 (12.81%) SQL Server

Windows Support Engineer 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
1 165 (37.76%) MS Exchange
2 41 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (7.55%) IIS
4 31 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (5.95%) SharePoint
7 21 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (4.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (4.58%) Skype for Business
9 15 (3.43%) Apache
10 9 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.46%) JBoss
12 2 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.23%) Confluence
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 91 (20.82%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (9.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (9.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (3.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 124 (28.38%) Office 365
2 44 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (25.86%) DNS
1 113 (25.86%) Firewall
2 89 (20.37%) DHCP
3 65 (14.87%) TCP/IP
4 59 (13.50%) LAN
5 55 (12.59%) WAN
6 51 (11.67%) VPN
7 50 (11.44%) VLAN
8 47 (10.76%) Wireless
9 33 (7.55%) Internet
9 33 (7.55%) VoIP
10 26 (5.95%) SAN
11 19 (4.35%) iSCSI
12 17 (3.89%) Skype
13 15 (3.43%) WebEx
14 10 (2.29%) SMTP
15 9 (2.06%) MPLS
16 8 (1.83%) SSL
17 7 (1.60%) Multicast
17 7 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 19 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (1.37%) Big Data
5 5 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.46%) InfluxDB
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) MSI
2 2 (0.46%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 57 (13.04%) Finance
2 19 (4.35%) Games
3 18 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.66%) Law
5 12 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.06%) Back Office
7 7 (1.60%) French Language
7 7 (1.60%) Retail
8 4 (0.92%) Publishing
9 3 (0.69%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.81%) Software Packaging
2 14 (3.20%) Web Services
3 5 (1.14%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (0.46%) Kafka
4 2 (0.46%) Sensu
5 1 (0.23%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) Middleware
5 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.23%) REST
5 1 (0.23%) XML
5 1 (0.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
1 44 (10.07%) Blackberry
2 35 (8.01%) Hedge funds
3 25 (5.72%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.58%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.66%) Clustering
7 13 (2.97%) Replication
8 12 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (2.29%) CMDB
9 10 (2.29%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.60%) EPoS
10 7 (1.60%) Fintech
11 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.14%) iPhone
12 4 (0.92%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.69%) PKI
14 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 437 (100.00%) Windows
2 236 (54.00%) Windows Server
3 144 (32.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 124 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (22.88%) Linux
6 96 (21.97%) Windows 7
7 78 (17.85%) Windows 10
8 58 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (12.36%) Windows 8
10 37 (8.47%) Windows XP
11 30 (6.86%) Mac OS
12 28 (6.41%) Unix
13 24 (5.49%) Mac OS X
14 21 (4.81%) Windows Vista
15 20 (4.58%) CentOS
16 12 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (1.83%) Apple iOS
18 7 (1.60%) Solaris
19 5 (1.14%) Android
19 5 (1.14%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (12.81%) ITIL
2 36 (8.24%) Time Management
3 27 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (5.95%) Mentoring
5 22 (5.03%) Migration
6 21 (4.81%) E-Commerce
6 21 (4.81%) Service Management
7 19 (4.35%) Task Automation
7 19 (4.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 17 (3.89%) Configuration Management
9 15 (3.43%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (3.20%) Change Management
10 14 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (2.97%) Incident Management
11 13 (2.97%) Information Security
11 13 (2.97%) SIEM
12 12 (2.75%) Analytics
12 12 (2.75%) Server Building
13 11 (2.52%) Presales
13 11 (2.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.02%) PowerShell
2 51 (11.67%) SQL
3 10 (2.29%) C
4 8 (1.83%) Python
5 6 (1.37%) Perl
6 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.69%) Java
7 2 (0.46%) C++
8 1 (0.23%) C#
8 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (20.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (18.31%) Degree
3 63 (14.42%) MCSE
4 34 (7.78%) MCSA
5 27 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (4.81%) Master's Degree
7 20 (4.58%) MCP
8 19 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (3.43%) CCNA
10 14 (3.20%) HND
11 13 (2.97%) GNVQ
12 11 (2.52%) CISSP
13 9 (2.06%) CCNP
14 6 (1.37%) A+ Certification
14 6 (1.37%) MCITP
14 6 (1.37%) MCTS
14 6 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (1.14%) CEH
15 5 (1.14%) GCIA
16 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.41%) SLA
2 13 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (1.37%) COBIT
4 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) MiFID
5 1 (0.23%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 317 (72.54%) Active Directory
2 112 (25.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 52 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (5.03%) VMware Workstation
6 20 (4.58%) vSphere
7 15 (3.43%) XenApp
8 14 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (2.97%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.37%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.92%) vCloud
13 3 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.69%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.23%) iptables
14 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 47 (10.76%) SCCM
2 40 (9.15%) Backup Exec
3 31 (7.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (2.97%) DameWare
4 13 (2.97%) Perfmon
5 10 (2.29%) ServiceCenter
6 6 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.14%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.92%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.46%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.46%) Grafana
10 2 (0.46%) Graphite
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.46%) Nagios
10 2 (0.46%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.46%) Puppet
10 2 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 250 (57.21%) Microsoft
2 154 (35.24%) VMware
3 108 (24.71%) Cisco
4 67 (15.33%) Citrix
5 52 (11.90%) HP
6 45 (10.30%) Dell
7 37 (8.47%) Symantec
8 34 (7.78%) Meraki
9 33 (7.55%) Veeam
10 29 (6.64%) Apple
11 21 (4.81%) Draytek
12 17 (3.89%) Google
12 17 (3.89%) NETGEAR
12 17 (3.89%) WatchGuard
13 15 (3.43%) 3Com
13 15 (3.43%) D-Link
13 15 (3.43%) Linksys
14 14 (3.20%) SonicWALL
15 12 (2.75%) Kaspersky
16 10 (2.29%) ServiceNow
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 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: 6 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago