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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 281 307 290
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 33 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 19
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £23,900 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £32,500
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
9979 10820 10649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.75% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8509 9103 9449
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £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 1 April 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 April 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 56 (96.55%) Windows
2 40 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 37 (63.79%) Windows 7
4 33 (56.90%) Blackberry
4 33 (56.90%) Finance
5 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
5 31 (53.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 28 (48.28%) Citrix
7 24 (41.38%) Cisco
7 24 (41.38%) XenApp
8 21 (36.21%) VMware
9 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (32.76%) Reuters
11 18 (31.03%) MCSE
11 18 (31.03%) MCSA
11 18 (31.03%) Wyse
11 18 (31.03%) Xen
11 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
11 18 (31.03%) FactSet
12 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
12 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
13 16 (27.59%) MS Office
14 15 (25.86%) ITIL
15 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
18 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
18 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
18 7 (12.07%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 31 (53.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
2 16 (27.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Front Arena
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.72%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.34%) DHCP
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
4 3 (5.17%) VoIP
4 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) ADSL
6 1 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) Firewall
6 1 (1.72%) Wireless
6 1 (1.72%) Network Security
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (56.90%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.07%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Equities
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (96.55%) Windows
2 37 (63.79%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.62%) Android
8 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
9 3 (5.17%) Linux
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
10 2 (3.45%) UNIX
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) ITIL
2 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
2 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
3 2 (3.45%) Fault Management
4 1 (1.72%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.72%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.72%) Line Management
4 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.72%) IT Governance
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) VBScript
2 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (31.03%) MCSE
2 18 (31.03%) MCSA
3 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MOS
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 24 (41.38%) XenApp
3 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
4 18 (31.03%) Xen
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) DameWare
3 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 28 (48.28%) Citrix
3 24 (41.38%) Cisco
4 21 (36.21%) VMware
5 19 (32.76%) Reuters
6 18 (31.03%) Wyse
6 18 (31.03%) FactSet
7 5 (8.62%) Apple
8 4 (6.90%) Mitel
8 4 (6.90%) Avaya
9 3 (5.17%) Altiris
9 3 (5.17%) LANDesk
9 3 (5.17%) Intel
10 2 (3.45%) HP
10 2 (3.45%) Symantec
10 2 (3.45%) McAfee
11 1 (1.72%) Sophos
11 1 (1.72%) Dell
11 1 (1.72%) SAP
11 1 (1.72%) Juniper
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