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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 271 289 300
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 39 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 14
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £40,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
3 30 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 28 (54.90%) Blackberry
5 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 25 (49.02%) Finance
6 24 (47.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 23 (45.10%) Citrix
8 18 (35.29%) XenApp
9 16 (31.37%) Cisco
10 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
10 15 (29.41%) Reuters
11 14 (27.45%) VMware
11 14 (27.45%) ITIL
12 13 (25.49%) MCSE
12 13 (25.49%) MCSA
12 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
12 13 (25.49%) FactSet
12 13 (25.49%) Wyse
12 13 (25.49%) Xen
12 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (23.53%) MS Office
14 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
15 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (13.73%) Banking
16 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
17 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
17 6 (11.76%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (47.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Front Arena
1 1 (1.96%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) DHCP
2 5 (9.80%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.88%) WAN
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) ADSL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
General
1 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (54.90%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.80%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 30 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
5 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.84%) Android
7 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.92%) Linux
8 2 (3.92%) UNIX
8 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ITIL
2 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (3.92%) Fault Management
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Management
4 1 (1.96%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.96%) Line Management
4 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (25.49%) MCSE
2 13 (25.49%) MCSA
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MOS
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (35.29%) XenApp
3 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
3 13 (25.49%) Xen
3 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 23 (45.10%) Citrix
3 16 (31.37%) Cisco
4 15 (29.41%) Reuters
5 14 (27.45%) VMware
6 13 (25.49%) FactSet
6 13 (25.49%) Wyse
7 5 (9.80%) Apple
8 4 (7.84%) Mitel
9 3 (5.88%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.92%) Avaya
10 2 (3.92%) HP
10 2 (3.92%) Dell
10 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
10 2 (3.92%) Symantec
10 2 (3.92%) McAfee
11 1 (1.96%) Altiris
11 1 (1.96%) Sophos
11 1 (1.96%) Intel
11 1 (1.96%) CommVault
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £54000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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Salary: £34000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago