The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 689 750 747
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 192 147 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 180 129 83
Average salary £26,375 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.09% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,625 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.44%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 89 £29,250 +0.86% 15
South East +12 45 £26,500 +3.92% 4
East of England +13 14 £27,000 +22.72% 3
West Midlands 0 14 £26,500 +0.12% 2
North West +5 12 £21,650 -15.92% 1
South West -15 8 £21,000 -16.00% 6
East Midlands +2 6 £23,000 +2.22%
Yorkshire +6 5 £25,000 -
North East -11 1 £24,000 +3.22%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 351 (87.53%) Windows
2 236 (58.85%) Microsoft
3 228 (56.86%) Active Directory
4 222 (55.36%) Windows 7
5 176 (43.89%) MS Office
6 163 (40.65%) MS Excel
7 137 (34.16%) ITIL
8 95 (23.69%) Blackberry
9 93 (23.19%) Citrix
10 90 (22.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 87 (21.70%) Windows 8
12 86 (21.45%) Finance
13 85 (21.20%) SCCM
14 82 (20.45%) Windows XP
15 81 (20.20%) MS Exchange
16 74 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 69 (17.21%) DNS
18 68 (16.96%) TCP/IP
19 64 (15.96%) VMware
20 60 (14.96%) DHCP
21 57 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
22 56 (13.97%) MCSE
23 55 (13.72%) XenApp
24 51 (12.72%) MCP
25 44 (10.97%) Cisco
25 44 (10.97%) Apple
26 43 (10.72%) LAN
27 42 (10.47%) SLA
27 42 (10.47%) WAN
28 41 (10.22%) HP

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 81 (20.20%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 20 (4.99%) Lync
4 18 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.24%) IBM Notes
8 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.75%) IIS
10 2 (0.50%) Apache
10 2 (0.50%) CMS
10 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.50%) Confluence
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
Applications
1 176 (43.89%) MS Office
2 163 (40.65%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) Revit
6 1 (0.25%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.23%) Office 365
2 8 (2.00%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (17.21%) DNS
2 68 (16.96%) TCP/IP
3 60 (14.96%) DHCP
4 43 (10.72%) LAN
5 42 (10.47%) WAN
6 34 (8.48%) VPN
7 27 (6.73%) Wireless
8 24 (5.99%) VoIP
9 19 (4.74%) Firewall
10 18 (4.49%) Internet
11 11 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.50%) IP Telephony
13 6 (1.50%) SAN
14 4 (1.00%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.00%) NAS
15 3 (0.75%) Network Security
15 3 (0.75%) WLAN
15 3 (0.75%) PSTN
15 3 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 86 (21.45%) Finance
2 19 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.24%) Banking
4 13 (3.24%) Marketing
4 13 (3.24%) Back Office
5 10 (2.49%) Mandarin Language
5 10 (2.49%) Advertising
6 6 (1.50%) Games
6 6 (1.50%) Legal
7 5 (1.25%) Retail
7 5 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.75%) Law
8 3 (0.75%) Electronics
8 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.50%) French Language
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.75%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.00%) COM
3 3 (0.75%) WSH
3 3 (0.75%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (23.69%) Blackberry
2 57 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.73%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (4.74%) iPhone
5 10 (2.49%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.49%) Replication
6 9 (2.24%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.24%) Fat Client
7 8 (2.00%) iPad
8 7 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.00%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.75%) Clustering
11 2 (0.50%) EPoS
11 2 (0.50%) PDA
11 2 (0.50%) Derivative
11 2 (0.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 351 (87.53%) Windows
2 222 (55.36%) Windows 7
3 87 (21.70%) Windows 8
4 82 (20.45%) Windows XP
5 74 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (8.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (7.98%) Mac OS X
9 23 (5.74%) Android
10 21 (5.24%) Apple iOS
10 21 (5.24%) Windows Vista
11 13 (3.24%) Linux
12 11 (2.74%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.75%) UNIX
13 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.50%) Debian
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (34.16%) ITIL
2 32 (7.98%) Service Delivery
3 25 (6.23%) Asset Management
4 17 (4.24%) Project Planning
4 17 (4.24%) Software Deployment
5 16 (3.99%) Project Management
6 15 (3.74%) Incident Management
7 14 (3.49%) Service Management
8 12 (2.99%) Problem Management
9 11 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (2.24%) ITSM
11 8 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.00%) Mentoring
12 7 (1.75%) Line Management
12 7 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (1.50%) Data Protection
13 6 (1.50%) ITIL V3
13 6 (1.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (1.25%) Software Delivery
14 5 (1.25%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.99%) PowerShell
2 15 (3.74%) SQL
3 10 (2.49%) C
4 4 (1.00%) VB
5 3 (0.75%) VBScript
6 2 (0.50%) Perl
6 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.25%) Java
7 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 90 (22.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (13.97%) MCSE
3 51 (12.72%) MCP
4 28 (6.98%) Degree
5 27 (6.73%) MCSA
5 27 (6.73%) A+ Certification
6 25 (6.23%) MCITP
7 20 (4.99%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (3.24%) CCNA
8 13 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (3.24%) MCDST
9 11 (2.74%) MCTS
10 10 (2.49%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.75%) CCNP
13 3 (0.75%) ACSP
14 2 (0.50%) CCA
14 2 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 228 (56.86%) Active Directory
2 55 (13.72%) XenApp
3 36 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (8.23%) XenDesktop
5 22 (5.49%) Hyper-V
5 22 (5.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 12 (2.99%) Xen
7 8 (2.00%) vSphere
8 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.75%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.25%) Firmware
10 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 85 (21.20%) SCCM
2 7 (1.75%) DameWare
3 6 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.75%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
7 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 236 (58.85%) Microsoft
2 93 (23.19%) Citrix
3 64 (15.96%) VMware
4 44 (10.97%) Apple
4 44 (10.97%) Cisco
5 41 (10.22%) HP
6 25 (6.23%) Dell
7 23 (5.74%) ServiceNow
8 18 (4.49%) McAfee
9 15 (3.74%) Avaya
10 14 (3.49%) Wyse
11 13 (3.24%) Symantec
12 11 (2.74%) Reuters
13 9 (2.24%) Bloomberg
13 9 (2.24%) Juniper
13 9 (2.24%) Lotus
14 8 (2.00%) Remedy
14 8 (2.00%) AppSense
15 7 (1.75%) Mitel
15 7 (1.75%) Polycom
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