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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 250 289 325
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 22 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 26
Average salary £32,500 £34,250 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.10% +13.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,700 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
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
6735 9981 11864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.75% 95.12% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 8459 9993
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
3 26 (59.09%) Finance
4 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (45.45%) Degree
6 18 (40.91%) Windows 7
6 18 (40.91%) MS Office
7 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 13 (29.55%) Windows 8
9 11 (25.00%) ITIL
9 11 (25.00%) Citrix
9 11 (25.00%) Asset Management
10 10 (22.73%) SLA
10 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
11 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
13 5 (11.36%) Games
13 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
13 5 (11.36%) Mitel
13 5 (11.36%) Retail
13 5 (11.36%) C
13 5 (11.36%) VoIP
13 5 (11.36%) Terminal Services
13 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (11.36%) Driving Licence
13 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
14 4 (9.09%) SCCM
14 4 (9.09%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) MS Office
2 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Eikon
2 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.36%) VoIP
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
General
1 26 (59.09%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Games
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Driving Licence
2 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Equities
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 13 (29.55%) Windows 8
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.55%) Patch Management
3 2 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (2.27%) Information Management
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.27%) ITSM
4 1 (2.27%) Line Management
4 1 (2.27%) Process Management
4 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) MCDST
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.55%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (11.36%) Mitel
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Apple
5 2 (4.55%) Avaya
5 2 (4.55%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.55%) Reuters
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) BMC
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.27%) Remedy
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
6 1 (2.27%) Xerox
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