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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 273 317 314
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 28 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 10
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,700 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £40,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
9008 11018 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9269 9767
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Windows 7
3 28 (59.57%) MS Office
4 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
4 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
4 27 (57.45%) Finance
5 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
6 17 (36.17%) Blackberry
7 15 (31.91%) ITIL
8 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
9 10 (21.28%) Windows 8
10 9 (19.15%) Degree
10 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
10 9 (19.15%) DHCP
10 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (17.02%) MCSE
11 8 (17.02%) Android
12 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
12 7 (14.89%) DNS
13 6 (12.77%) Internet
13 6 (12.77%) Bloomberg
13 6 (12.77%) SCCM
14 5 (10.64%) Google
14 5 (10.64%) Banking
14 5 (10.64%) Reuters
14 5 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (10.64%) Firewall
14 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.13%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (59.57%) MS Office
2 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.15%) DHCP
3 7 (14.89%) DNS
4 6 (12.77%) Internet
5 5 (10.64%) Firewall
5 5 (10.64%) LAN
6 4 (8.51%) Wireless
7 3 (6.38%) WAN
7 3 (6.38%) VPN
8 2 (4.26%) VoIP
8 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.26%) SAN
8 2 (4.26%) VLAN
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.26%) NAS
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.13%) WLAN
9 1 (2.13%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.51%) Law
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Blackberry
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Wiki
6 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.13%) iPhone
6 1 (2.13%) Equities
6 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.13%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Windows 7
3 10 (21.28%) Windows 8
4 8 (17.02%) Android
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
2 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
2 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.26%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Data Privacy
3 2 (4.26%) CRM
4 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.13%) IT Governance
4 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.13%) Line Management
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C#
1 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.15%) Degree
3 8 (17.02%) MCSE
4 4 (8.51%) MCP
5 3 (6.38%) MCITP
5 3 (6.38%) MCSA
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.26%) MCDST
6 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) ACSP
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Bloomberg
3 5 (10.64%) Reuters
3 5 (10.64%) Google
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) Intel
6 2 (4.26%) Apple
6 2 (4.26%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) Mitel
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) Lotus
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