The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 652 675 745
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 252 268 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 243 250 189
Median salary £28,000 £26,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88406 98623 105620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75235 82312 86796
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the England region.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in England

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +69 159 £32,500 +9.24% 12
South East +2 49 £26,500 -1.85% 4
East of England +17 18 £23,000 -14.81%
Yorkshire +40 8 £22,000 -12.00%
East Midlands +5 8 £19,000 -17.39%
South West +4 4 £27,500 +30.95% 2
West Midlands -22 4 £26,250 +7.14%
North West +10 1 £25,000 +9.64% 2
North East -1 1 £24,750 +3.12%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Desktop Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 442 (81.85%) Windows
2 351 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 279 (51.67%) Microsoft
4 224 (41.48%) Windows 7
5 181 (33.52%) MS Office
6 134 (24.81%) MS Excel
7 119 (22.04%) MS Exchange
8 113 (20.93%) SCCM
9 112 (20.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 111 (20.56%) Windows 8
11 110 (20.37%) Citrix
12 108 (20.00%) Finance
13 106 (19.63%) Windows Server
14 99 (18.33%) ITIL
15 92 (17.04%) TCP/IP
16 84 (15.56%) LAN
17 83 (15.37%) Windows XP
18 74 (13.70%) Cisco
19 72 (13.33%) VMware
19 72 (13.33%) Windows 10
20 71 (13.15%) Blackberry
21 70 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
22 69 (12.78%) Apple
23 68 (12.59%) DNS
24 66 (12.22%) Mac OS X
24 66 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2010
25 63 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
26 62 (11.48%) WAN
26 62 (11.48%) DHCP
26 62 (11.48%) Android

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 119 (22.04%) MS Exchange
2 66 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (7.78%) Skype for Business
4 36 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (3.52%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.74%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.37%) IIS
11 1 (0.19%) Apache
11 1 (0.19%) CMS
11 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 181 (33.52%) MS Office
2 134 (24.81%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.04%) Eikon
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) Yammer
4 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (17.04%) TCP/IP
2 84 (15.56%) LAN
3 68 (12.59%) DNS
4 62 (11.48%) DHCP
4 62 (11.48%) WAN
5 42 (7.78%) VPN
6 39 (7.22%) Skype
7 34 (6.30%) VoIP
8 32 (5.93%) Wireless
9 21 (3.89%) Internet
9 21 (3.89%) SAN
10 18 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (2.59%) Firewall
11 14 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (1.48%) IP Telephony
14 7 (1.30%) NAS
15 6 (1.11%) 3G
16 5 (0.93%) WebEx
16 5 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.19%) MS Access
3 1 (0.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 108 (20.00%) Finance
2 26 (4.81%) Banking
3 16 (2.96%) Games
4 14 (2.59%) Back Office
5 13 (2.41%) Marketing
6 12 (2.22%) Retail
6 12 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.48%) Advertising
8 7 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.11%) Legal
10 5 (0.93%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.85%) XMPP
2 9 (1.67%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.37%) ODBC
3 2 (0.37%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.19%) .NET
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
4 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.15%) Blackberry
2 49 (9.07%) Driving Licence
3 42 (7.78%) iPhone
4 40 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (5.37%) Video Conferencing
6 27 (5.00%) Fat Client
6 27 (5.00%) Thin Client
7 26 (4.81%) Hedge funds
8 20 (3.70%) Smartphone
9 18 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 15 (2.78%) iPad
11 13 (2.41%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.85%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.85%) HP StoreVirtual
13 4 (0.74%) Social Media
14 3 (0.56%) BYOD
14 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (0.56%) User Experience
15 2 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 442 (81.85%) Windows
2 224 (41.48%) Windows 7
3 112 (20.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 111 (20.56%) Windows 8
5 106 (19.63%) Windows Server
6 83 (15.37%) Windows XP
7 72 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 70 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 66 (12.22%) Mac OS X
10 63 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 62 (11.48%) Android
12 42 (7.78%) Apple iOS
13 28 (5.19%) Linux
14 21 (3.89%) Mac OS
15 20 (3.70%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.56%) Unix
17 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.19%) AIX
18 1 (0.19%) CentOS
18 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (18.33%) ITIL
2 33 (6.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 28 (5.19%) Mentoring
4 27 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 25 (4.63%) Software Distribution
6 17 (3.15%) Data Protection
7 16 (2.96%) Migration
8 14 (2.59%) Service Delivery
8 14 (2.59%) Service Management
9 13 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (2.41%) ITSM
9 13 (2.41%) Patch Management
10 11 (2.04%) Incident Management
10 11 (2.04%) Project Management
11 10 (1.85%) Application Virtualisation
12 9 (1.67%) Compatibility Testing
13 8 (1.48%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (1.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (1.30%) Investment Management
14 7 (1.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.19%) PowerShell
2 17 (3.15%) C
3 3 (0.56%) Java
3 3 (0.56%) SQL
4 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.19%) C++
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
5 1 (0.19%) Python
5 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (5.93%) Degree
3 20 (3.70%) CCNA
3 20 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (2.96%) MCP
5 15 (2.78%) MCSE
6 13 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.22%) MCSA
7 12 (2.22%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.93%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.93%) MCITP
11 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.37%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.37%) MCDST
13 2 (0.37%) MOS
14 1 (0.19%) CCDA
14 1 (0.19%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.37%) SLA
2 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 351 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 42 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.30%) XenApp
4 22 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.22%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (1.85%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.37%) XenServer
13 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 113 (20.93%) SCCM
2 29 (5.37%) WSUS
3 10 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.30%) Casper Suite
5 5 (0.93%) DameWare
6 3 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.56%) Opsview
6 3 (0.56%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.56%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.19%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 279 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 110 (20.37%) Citrix
3 74 (13.70%) Cisco
4 72 (13.33%) VMware
5 69 (12.78%) Apple
6 51 (9.44%) Bloomberg
7 37 (6.85%) HP
8 28 (5.19%) Reuters
9 25 (4.63%) Polycom
10 18 (3.33%) Avaya
10 18 (3.33%) Dell
11 16 (2.96%) Fidessa
11 16 (2.96%) Intel
12 14 (2.59%) Mitel
12 14 (2.59%) Symantec
13 12 (2.22%) Samsung
14 9 (1.67%) Intel Security
14 9 (1.67%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.48%) Sophos
16 7 (1.30%) Adobe
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