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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 285 316 305
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 23 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 18
Average salary £33,500 £32,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% +12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
9653 11564 11211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.64% 92.44% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8207 9765 9779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 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 1 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 61 (96.83%) Windows
2 43 (68.25%) Active Directory
3 40 (63.49%) Windows 7
4 38 (60.32%) Finance
5 35 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 34 (53.97%) Blackberry
7 33 (52.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 28 (44.44%) Citrix
9 24 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (38.10%) Cisco
9 24 (38.10%) XenApp
10 21 (33.33%) VMware
11 20 (31.75%) MS Office
11 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (30.16%) MCSE
12 19 (30.16%) Reuters
13 18 (28.57%) Wyse
13 18 (28.57%) MCSA
13 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
13 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
13 18 (28.57%) Hyper-V
13 18 (28.57%) Xen
13 18 (28.57%) FactSet
14 17 (26.98%) ITIL
15 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (14.29%) DHCP
17 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
18 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
18 8 (12.70%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (52.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) MS Office
2 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Front Arena
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.59%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) DHCP
1 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) VPN
3 3 (4.76%) VoIP
4 2 (3.17%) WAN
4 2 (3.17%) LAN
4 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
5 1 (1.59%) Wireless
5 1 (1.59%) IPv4
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.59%) ADSL
General
1 38 (60.32%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.97%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Equities
4 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Wiki
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 61 (96.83%) Windows
2 40 (63.49%) Windows 7
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
5 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.35%) Android
7 3 (4.76%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.76%) Linux
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.17%) UNIX
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) ITIL
2 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
2 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
2 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.17%) Fault Management
3 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.59%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.59%) IT Governance
4 1 (1.59%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.59%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.59%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.59%) Line Management
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) VBScript
2 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (30.16%) MCSE
3 18 (28.57%) MCSA
4 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) MCDST
5 2 (3.17%) MCITP
6 1 (1.59%) MOS
6 1 (1.59%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (68.25%) Active Directory
2 24 (38.10%) XenApp
3 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 18 (28.57%) Xen
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) WSUS
3 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.59%) DameWare
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 28 (44.44%) Citrix
3 24 (38.10%) Cisco
4 21 (33.33%) VMware
5 19 (30.16%) Reuters
6 18 (28.57%) Wyse
6 18 (28.57%) FactSet
7 4 (6.35%) Avaya
7 4 (6.35%) Apple
8 3 (4.76%) Altiris
8 3 (4.76%) Mitel
8 3 (4.76%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.76%) Intel
9 2 (3.17%) HP
9 2 (3.17%) Symantec
9 2 (3.17%) McAfee
10 1 (1.59%) Sophos
10 1 (1.59%) Remedy
10 1 (1.59%) Dell
10 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
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Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago