The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 227 295 326
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 27 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 11
Median salary £35,000 £27,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £25,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -0.99%
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
5924 9406 11518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.98% 95.17% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5409 8095 9633
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Desktop Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 39 (79.59%) Active Directory
3 30 (61.22%) Finance
4 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
5 23 (46.94%) MS Office
6 18 (36.73%) SCCM
7 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
7 15 (30.61%) Degree
7 15 (30.61%) Citrix
8 13 (26.53%) ITIL
8 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
8 13 (26.53%) Bloomberg
9 12 (24.49%) Reuters
10 11 (22.45%) Office 365
10 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (22.45%) LAN
11 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
11 10 (20.41%) Fidessa
11 10 (20.41%) Cisco
11 10 (20.41%) Apple
11 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (18.37%) Eikon
12 9 (18.37%) Migration
12 9 (18.37%) VoIP
13 8 (16.33%) VPN
13 8 (16.33%) Mac OS X
13 8 (16.33%) Terminal Services
13 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
13 8 (16.33%) Games
13 8 (16.33%) Mitel

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (46.94%) MS Office
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Dropbox
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) LAN
2 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
3 9 (18.37%) VoIP
4 8 (16.33%) VPN
5 7 (14.29%) Skype
6 3 (6.12%) DNS
7 2 (4.08%) DHCP
7 2 (4.08%) WAN
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.04%) Softphone
8 1 (2.04%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 30 (61.22%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Games
2 8 (16.33%) Retail
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.04%) BYOD
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.33%) Mac OS X
4 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.20%) Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
8 3 (6.12%) Unix
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.04%) Android
10 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Migration
3 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.04%) Change Management
5 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.04%) DevOps
5 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.04%) Information Management
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Service Management
5 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.04%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) MCP
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) ACSP
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (79.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) Terminal Services
3 4 (8.16%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) SCCM
2 8 (16.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.04%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) Citrix
3 13 (26.53%) Bloomberg
4 12 (24.49%) Reuters
5 10 (20.41%) Apple
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco
5 10 (20.41%) Fidessa
6 8 (16.33%) Mitel
7 6 (12.24%) Polycom
8 3 (6.12%) HP
8 3 (6.12%) VMware
9 2 (4.08%) Xerox
10 1 (2.04%) Adobe
10 1 (2.04%) Dell
10 1 (2.04%) FactSet
10 1 (2.04%) Intel
10 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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