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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 270 292 285
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 41 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 17
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 £26,000 £24,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,500 £32,900
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
9651 9763 10195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.29% 92.82% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8262 8270 9134
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 37 (68.52%) Active Directory
3 32 (59.26%) Blackberry
3 32 (59.26%) Windows 7
4 30 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 29 (53.70%) Finance
6 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
7 27 (50.00%) Citrix
8 24 (44.44%) XenApp
9 23 (42.59%) Cisco
10 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (37.04%) VMware
11 19 (35.19%) Reuters
11 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 18 (33.33%) FactSet
12 18 (33.33%) Xen
12 18 (33.33%) Wyse
12 18 (33.33%) MCSE
12 18 (33.33%) MCSA
13 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
14 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
15 12 (22.22%) ITIL
16 11 (20.37%) MS Office
17 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (12.96%) Banking
18 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
19 6 (11.11%) Apple
19 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 30 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Eikon
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.85%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) DHCP
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
2 4 (7.41%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) VoIP
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.85%) Wireless
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) ADSL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 29 (53.70%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (59.26%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.70%) iPhone
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Equities
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 32 (59.26%) Windows 7
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.41%) Android
7 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.56%) Linux
8 2 (3.70%) UNIX
8 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.70%) Fault Management
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.85%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.85%) Line Management
5 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VBScript
2 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (33.33%) MCSE
2 18 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ACSP
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (68.52%) Active Directory
2 24 (44.44%) XenApp
3 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 18 (33.33%) Xen
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.85%) DameWare
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.00%) Citrix
3 23 (42.59%) Cisco
4 20 (37.04%) VMware
5 19 (35.19%) Reuters
6 18 (33.33%) FactSet
6 18 (33.33%) Wyse
7 6 (11.11%) Apple
8 5 (9.26%) Mitel
9 3 (5.56%) LANDesk
9 3 (5.56%) Avaya
10 2 (3.70%) HP
10 2 (3.70%) Dell
10 2 (3.70%) Symantec
10 2 (3.70%) McAfee
10 2 (3.70%) Altiris
11 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.85%) Sophos
11 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.85%) Intel