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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 278 317 311
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 19 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 20
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £24,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
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
9096 11804 11089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.10% 92.44% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7803 9988 9542
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 57 (95.00%) Windows
2 38 (63.33%) Finance
2 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 37 (61.67%) Windows 7
4 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 31 (51.67%) Blackberry
6 28 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 27 (45.00%) Citrix
8 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (40.00%) XenApp
10 23 (38.33%) Cisco
11 20 (33.33%) MS Office
11 20 (33.33%) MCSE
11 20 (33.33%) VMware
11 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (31.67%) Reuters
13 18 (30.00%) Wyse
13 18 (30.00%) MCSA
13 18 (30.00%) ITIL
13 18 (30.00%) Hyper-V
13 18 (30.00%) FactSet
13 18 (30.00%) Xen
14 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
15 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
16 9 (15.00%) DHCP
16 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
17 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (13.33%) Banking
17 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (11.67%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Office
2 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Google Apps
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) DHCP
1 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.67%) DNS
3 3 (5.00%) VPN
3 3 (5.00%) VoIP
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.33%) Wireless
4 2 (3.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.67%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) IPv4
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
General
1 38 (63.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (51.67%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Wiki
4 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) DTV
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 57 (95.00%) Windows
2 37 (61.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 8
4 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.00%) Android
6 3 (5.00%) Linux
7 2 (3.33%) UNIX
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.33%) Fault Management
3 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.67%) IT Governance
4 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.67%) Line Management
4 1 (1.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) VBScript
2 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (33.33%) MCSE
3 18 (30.00%) MCSA
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.33%) MCDST
5 2 (3.33%) MCITP
5 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) MOS
6 1 (1.67%) ACSP
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 24 (40.00%) XenApp
3 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 18 (30.00%) Xen
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) WSUS
2 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.00%) Citrix
3 23 (38.33%) Cisco
4 20 (33.33%) VMware
5 19 (31.67%) Reuters
6 18 (30.00%) Wyse
6 18 (30.00%) FactSet
7 3 (5.00%) LANDesk
7 3 (5.00%) Apple
7 3 (5.00%) Intel
8 2 (3.33%) Avaya
8 2 (3.33%) HP
8 2 (3.33%) Mitel
8 2 (3.33%) Altiris
9 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.67%) Dell
9 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec
9 1 (1.67%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) McAfee
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