The median annual salary for a Windows Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Support Engineer
UK
Rank 623 700 606
Rank change year-on-year +77 -94  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 246 253 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 232 249 315
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 £22,650 £22,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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. 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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Support Engineer in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +89 236 £32,500 +2.36% 27
London +44 107 £42,500 +30.76% 14
South East +88 67 £30,500 -18.66% 7
Berkshire +54 30 £38,750 +27.04% 2
Yorkshire +38 24 £26,000 +0.97% 2
Kent +34 18 £26,250 -38.23%
West Yorkshire +42 15 £25,500 +2.00% 2
North West -2 12 £36,250 +45.00% 1
Reading +43 11 £45,000 - 1
East of England +28 11 £27,500 -12.69% 1
Surrey +41 10 £32,000 -14.66% 3
Leeds +25 9 £25,250 -4.71% 1
Manchester -15 9 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Maidenhead +15 8 £40,000 +77.77%
City of London +54 6 £37,750 +0.66% 3
Hertfordshire +21 6 £31,750 +4.95%
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 -
East Yorkshire - 6 £26,000 -
Hull - 6 £26,000 -
West Midlands +25 5 £33,750 +35.00%
Tyne and Wear +23 5 £27,000 +1.88%
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 5 £27,000 +1.88%
North East +11 5 £27,000 +1.88%
Wetherby - 5 £27,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +19 4 £28,750 -22.29%
Newbury +15 4 £27,500 -11.29%
Guildford - 4 £28,750 - 1
Bradford +10 3 £25,500 +2.00%
Bracknell +10 3 £40,000 +37.93%
Chester - 3 £28,500 -

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 457 (100.00%) Windows
2 311 (68.05%) Active Directory
3 244 (53.39%) Windows Server
4 230 (50.33%) Microsoft
5 200 (43.76%) VMware
6 137 (29.98%) MS Exchange
7 132 (28.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 122 (26.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 115 (25.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 115 (25.16%) Linux
9 115 (25.16%) MS Excel
10 109 (23.85%) Office 365
11 98 (21.44%) Firewall
12 93 (20.35%) MS Office
13 87 (19.04%) Hyper-V
14 82 (17.94%) SQL Server
15 81 (17.72%) Windows 7
16 80 (17.51%) Cisco
17 66 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 65 (14.22%) Windows Server 2003
19 64 (14.00%) DNS
19 64 (14.00%) ITIL
19 64 (14.00%) PowerShell
20 61 (13.35%) SQL
21 59 (12.91%) Degree
22 53 (11.60%) MCSE
22 53 (11.60%) WAN
22 53 (11.60%) Citrix
23 51 (11.16%) DHCP
24 49 (10.72%) TCP/IP

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 137 (29.98%) MS Exchange
2 35 (7.66%) SharePoint
3 31 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 28 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (5.47%) IIS
7 25 (5.47%) Skype for Business
8 13 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.09%) Apache
11 3 (0.66%) Confluence
12 2 (0.44%) JBoss
12 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 115 (25.16%) MS Excel
2 93 (20.35%) MS Office
3 15 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (23.85%) Office 365
2 41 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (2.19%) Amazon S3
4 10 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.09%) PaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (21.44%) Firewall
2 64 (14.00%) DNS
3 53 (11.60%) WAN
4 51 (11.16%) DHCP
5 49 (10.72%) LAN
5 49 (10.72%) TCP/IP
6 48 (10.50%) Internet
7 43 (9.41%) VLAN
8 39 (8.53%) VPN
9 35 (7.66%) Wireless
10 32 (7.00%) SAN
11 30 (6.56%) VoIP
12 12 (2.63%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.41%) MPLS
14 10 (2.19%) Skype
14 10 (2.19%) SMTP
14 10 (2.19%) SSL
14 10 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (1.97%) Network Security
15 9 (1.97%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.41%) MySQL
5 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.31%) Big Data
7 6 (1.31%) InfluxDB
7 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.22%) UniData
Development Applications
1 6 (1.31%) JMeter
2 3 (0.66%) JIRA
3 2 (0.44%) MSI
4 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
General
1 44 (9.63%) Finance
2 19 (4.16%) Games
3 18 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.63%) Back Office
5 11 (2.41%) French Language
5 11 (2.41%) Retail
6 7 (1.53%) Banking
6 7 (1.53%) Italian Language
6 7 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.31%) Electronics
8 5 (1.09%) German Language
9 4 (0.88%) Law
9 4 (0.88%) Publishing
10 3 (0.66%) Advertising
10 3 (0.66%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.35%) Web Services
2 22 (4.81%) Software Packaging
3 7 (1.53%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (0.88%) REST
4 4 (0.88%) SOAP
5 3 (0.66%) .NET
5 3 (0.66%) Middleware
5 3 (0.66%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.44%) HTML
6 2 (0.44%) XML
7 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.22%) Ajax
7 1 (0.22%) COM
7 1 (0.22%) RESTful
7 1 (0.22%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.56%) Hedge funds
3 22 (4.81%) Blackberry
4 21 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.94%) Clustering
6 14 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (1.97%) iPhone
9 8 (1.75%) Replication
10 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.88%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.88%) EPoS
11 4 (0.88%) NHS
11 4 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.66%) CMDB
12 3 (0.66%) iPad
12 3 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.66%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 457 (100.00%) Windows
2 244 (53.39%) Windows Server
3 122 (26.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (25.16%) Linux
4 115 (25.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (17.72%) Windows 7
6 65 (14.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (8.32%) Windows 10
7 38 (8.32%) Windows 8
8 33 (7.22%) Windows XP
9 29 (6.35%) Mac OS X
10 23 (5.03%) Mac OS
11 18 (3.94%) Unix
12 17 (3.72%) Apple iOS
13 14 (3.06%) CentOS
14 9 (1.97%) Android
14 9 (1.97%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.75%) Solaris
16 5 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (14.00%) ITIL
2 27 (5.91%) Migration
3 26 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (5.47%) Mentoring
5 24 (5.25%) Customer Requirements
6 23 (5.03%) E-Commerce
7 19 (4.16%) Time Management
7 19 (4.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 16 (3.50%) Capacity Management
9 15 (3.28%) Problem Management
10 14 (3.06%) Load Testing
10 14 (3.06%) Performance Analysis
10 14 (3.06%) Presales
10 14 (3.06%) SIEM
11 13 (2.84%) Analytics
11 13 (2.84%) Change Management
12 12 (2.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 12 (2.63%) Server Building
12 12 (2.63%) Service Management
13 10 (2.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 61 (13.35%) SQL
3 23 (5.03%) Python
4 16 (3.50%) Perl
5 15 (3.28%) C
6 13 (2.84%) Java
7 9 (1.97%) C#
8 6 (1.31%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.31%) Ruby
9 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.44%) C++
10 2 (0.44%) VB
10 2 (0.44%) VBA
11 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (12.91%) Degree
3 53 (11.60%) MCSE
4 24 (5.25%) MCSA
5 16 (3.50%) MCP
6 14 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.41%) CISSP
7 11 (2.41%) MCITP
8 9 (1.97%) CCNP
8 9 (1.97%) HND
9 7 (1.53%) CEH
9 7 (1.53%) GCIA
10 6 (1.31%) GNVQ
10 6 (1.31%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.09%) CCSE
11 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.88%) CCNA
12 4 (0.88%) MCTS
13 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.41%) SLA
2 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) MiFID
3 1 (0.22%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 311 (68.05%) Active Directory
2 132 (28.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (19.04%) Hyper-V
4 41 (8.97%) VMware ESX
5 22 (4.81%) vSphere
6 21 (4.60%) VMware Workstation
7 17 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.97%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.75%) XenApp
11 6 (1.31%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.88%) vCloud
13 3 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.66%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.44%) iptables
15 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (8.97%) SCCM
2 22 (4.81%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.31%) DameWare
4 6 (1.31%) Grafana
4 6 (1.31%) Graphite
4 6 (1.31%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.31%) Perfmon
4 6 (1.31%) SCOM
4 6 (1.31%) WSUS
5 4 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (0.88%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.66%) Kibana
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.44%) everRun
7 2 (0.44%) Malwarebytes
7 2 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 230 (50.33%) Microsoft
2 200 (43.76%) VMware
3 80 (17.51%) Cisco
4 53 (11.60%) Citrix
5 39 (8.53%) HP
6 27 (5.91%) Apple
7 21 (4.60%) Dell
7 21 (4.60%) Google
8 20 (4.38%) Symantec
9 18 (3.94%) WatchGuard
10 16 (3.50%) Veeam
11 14 (3.06%) CheckPoint
11 14 (3.06%) Meraki
12 12 (2.63%) Kaspersky
13 10 (2.19%) Barracuda Networks
13 10 (2.19%) Intel Security
13 10 (2.19%) Oracle
14 9 (1.97%) Avaya
14 9 (1.97%) Sophos
15 7 (1.53%) SonicWALL
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k-26k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £23k to £28k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Basic Salary as well as Award Winning Traini
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £23,000 to £28,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago