The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 288 316 314
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 20 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 13
Average salary £26,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.87% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,100 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,200 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,625 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.44%
Desktop Support Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the City of London region.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
4 23 (51.11%) Windows 7
5 22 (48.89%) MS Office
6 17 (37.78%) Blackberry
7 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (26.67%) ITIL
10 10 (22.22%) MCSE
10 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 9 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (17.78%) Reuters
12 8 (17.78%) Citrix
12 8 (17.78%) Cisco
12 8 (17.78%) VMware
13 7 (15.56%) Banking
13 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) XenApp
14 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
14 6 (13.33%) SCCM
14 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (13.33%) Degree
14 6 (13.33%) DHCP
14 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
14 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (11.11%) Wyse
15 5 (11.11%) MCSA

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Lync
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (48.89%) MS Office
2 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) DHCP
2 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.89%) DNS
3 4 (8.89%) Wireless
4 3 (6.67%) Internet
4 3 (6.67%) Firewall
4 3 (6.67%) VPN
5 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.44%) VoIP
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.22%) WLAN
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) IPv4
6 1 (2.22%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Wiki
6 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.22%) DTV
6 1 (2.22%) Equities
6 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) Android
5 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.44%) Data Privacy
3 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.22%) IT Governance
4 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) VBScript
2 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.22%) MCSE
3 6 (13.33%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) MCSA
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.67%) MCP
5 3 (6.67%) MCITP
6 2 (4.44%) MCDST
7 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) XenApp
3 5 (11.11%) Xen
3 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) DameWare
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco
2 8 (17.78%) Citrix
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) Reuters
3 5 (11.11%) Wyse
3 5 (11.11%) FactSet
4 4 (8.89%) Bloomberg
5 3 (6.67%) Apple
6 2 (4.44%) Intel
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) Mitel
6 2 (4.44%) Altiris
6 2 (4.44%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.22%) Remedy
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) HP
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