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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 310 308 319
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 16 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 21
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
10998 11016 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.13% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9251 9758 11049
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Finance
3 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (47.22%) MS Office
4 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
5 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
5 14 (38.89%) Blackberry
6 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
8 9 (25.00%) ITIL
9 8 (22.22%) Hedge funds
10 7 (19.44%) iPad
10 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
10 7 (19.44%) VPN
10 7 (19.44%) HP
10 7 (19.44%) Reuters
10 7 (19.44%) Bloomberg
11 6 (16.67%) Citrix
11 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 6 (16.67%) Back Office
11 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
11 6 (16.67%) Smartphone
11 6 (16.67%) Investment Management
12 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
12 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
12 5 (13.89%) Lync
12 5 (13.89%) Apple
12 5 (13.89%) Dell
13 4 (11.11%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Lync
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Office
2 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
1 7 (19.44%) VPN
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.78%) Broadband
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Blackberry
2 8 (22.22%) Hedge funds
3 7 (19.44%) iPad
4 6 (16.67%) Smartphone
5 4 (11.11%) PDA
6 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (5.56%) iPhone
7 2 (5.56%) BBC
7 2 (5.56%) Derivative
7 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.78%) New Media
8 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
3 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 6 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (2.78%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.78%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
1 3 (8.33%) VB
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) HP
2 7 (19.44%) Reuters
2 7 (19.44%) Bloomberg
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) Dell
4 5 (13.89%) Apple
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Polycom
6 1 (2.78%) Lumension
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) AVG
6 1 (2.78%) Altiris
6 1 (2.78%) FFastFill
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Lotus
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) Sophos
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