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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 241 278 298
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 24 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 19
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,250 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £59,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +6.12%
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 55 (91.67%) Windows
2 41 (68.33%) Active Directory
3 39 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (65.00%) Windows 7
4 35 (58.33%) Finance
5 29 (48.33%) MS Office
6 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
7 21 (35.00%) Windows 8
8 18 (30.00%) ITIL
9 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 13 (21.67%) Citrix
10 13 (21.67%) Degree
11 12 (20.00%) Blackberry
11 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (15.00%) Asset Management
14 9 (15.00%) SLA
14 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
14 9 (15.00%) Skype for Business
15 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
15 8 (13.33%) SCCM
15 8 (13.33%) Android
16 7 (11.67%) Driving Licence
16 7 (11.67%) MCSE
17 6 (10.00%) MCSA
17 6 (10.00%) C
17 6 (10.00%) Cisco
17 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.00%) IIS
6 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Apache
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (48.33%) MS Office
2 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Eikon
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 5 (8.33%) LAN
3 4 (6.67%) DHCP
3 4 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (5.00%) SAN
4 3 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.33%) Firewall
5 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.67%) NAS
6 1 (1.67%) PBX
6 1 (1.67%) VLAN
6 1 (1.67%) WebEx
6 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) ProC
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Law
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.67%) Driving Licence
3 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.33%) iPad
5 2 (3.33%) iPhone
5 2 (3.33%) Online Games
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Equities
6 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.67%) PDA
6 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (91.67%) Windows
2 39 (65.00%) Windows 7
3 21 (35.00%) Windows 8
4 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.33%) Android
7 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
8 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X
9 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 4 (6.67%) Linux
10 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.33%) Change Management
5 2 (3.33%) CRM
5 2 (3.33%) Service Management
5 2 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (1.67%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.67%) ITSM
6 1 (1.67%) Line Management
6 1 (1.67%) Presales
6 1 (1.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) C
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.67%) MCSE
4 6 (10.00%) MCSA
5 3 (5.00%) MCDST
6 2 (3.33%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.33%) CCNA
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.33%) MCP
7 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (68.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Citrix
3 6 (10.00%) Cisco
3 6 (10.00%) Google
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Bloomberg
4 4 (6.67%) HP
4 4 (6.67%) Reuters
5 3 (5.00%) Apple
5 3 (5.00%) Avaya
6 2 (3.33%) Dell
6 2 (3.33%) FactSet
6 2 (3.33%) Remedy
6 2 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) BMC
7 1 (1.67%) CA
7 1 (1.67%) Lotus
7 1 (1.67%) NetApp
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
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