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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 643 674 718
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 220 262 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 205 245 189
Median salary £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,950 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +4.95%
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
81279 96326 102960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67994 81128 85922
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -12 84 £30,000 +3.44% 6
South East +94 75 £25,250 -4.71% 3
South West +28 26 £25,000 -5.66%
North West -12 12 £22,000 -34.81% 1
Yorkshire +17 6 £28,000 +21.73%
East Midlands +4 6 £19,000 -24.00%
West Midlands -3 6 £25,000 - 1
East of England -25 5 £26,750 -2.72% 2
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 384 (82.94%) Windows
2 285 (61.56%) Active Directory
3 250 (54.00%) Microsoft
4 201 (43.41%) MS Office
5 182 (39.31%) Windows 7
6 129 (27.86%) MS Excel
7 111 (23.97%) ITIL
8 105 (22.68%) Office 365
9 104 (22.46%) Citrix
10 100 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 99 (21.38%) Windows Server
11 99 (21.38%) MS Exchange
12 91 (19.65%) Windows 8
13 86 (18.57%) SCCM
13 86 (18.57%) Finance
14 84 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 75 (16.20%) Windows 10
16 70 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 68 (14.69%) LAN
17 68 (14.69%) TCP/IP
18 63 (13.61%) Apple
19 58 (12.53%) VMware
20 55 (11.88%) Mac OS X
21 53 (11.45%) PowerShell
22 52 (11.23%) Fat Client
22 52 (11.23%) Thin Client
23 50 (10.80%) WAN
23 50 (10.80%) Firewall
24 49 (10.58%) Intel
25 45 (9.72%) Hyper-V

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 99 (21.38%) MS Exchange
2 35 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (5.18%) Skype for Business
4 22 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (3.24%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.08%) IIS
10 4 (0.86%) Apache
11 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.22%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 201 (43.41%) MS Office
2 129 (27.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.73%) Eikon
2 5 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 105 (22.68%) Office 365
2 23 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) Yammer
4 2 (0.43%) G Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.69%) LAN
1 68 (14.69%) TCP/IP
2 50 (10.80%) Firewall
2 50 (10.80%) WAN
3 35 (7.56%) DNS
4 32 (6.91%) DHCP
4 32 (6.91%) VPN
5 26 (5.62%) VoIP
6 22 (4.75%) Skype
7 15 (3.24%) Internet
7 15 (3.24%) IP Telephony
7 15 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
7 15 (3.24%) Wireless
8 10 (2.16%) NAS
9 9 (1.94%) SAN
9 9 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.51%) 3G
11 4 (0.86%) SSH
11 4 (0.86%) VLAN
12 3 (0.65%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.86%) MySQL
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) MSI
2 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 86 (18.57%) Finance
2 26 (5.62%) Banking
3 18 (3.89%) Advertising
4 13 (2.81%) Marketing
4 13 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.73%) Legal
7 4 (0.86%) Back Office
7 4 (0.86%) Games
7 4 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.86%) Retail
8 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.43%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.05%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.30%) Web Services
3 5 (1.08%) REST
3 5 (1.08%) SOAP
4 2 (0.43%) ODBC
4 2 (0.43%) XMPP
4 2 (0.43%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.22%) HTML
5 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.23%) Fat Client
1 52 (11.23%) Thin Client
2 24 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.18%) Blackberry
2 24 (5.18%) Video Conferencing
3 23 (4.97%) Driving Licence
4 18 (3.89%) iPhone
5 17 (3.67%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.16%) iPad
8 6 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.30%) Replication
9 5 (1.08%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.08%) User Experience
10 4 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.86%) Wiki
11 3 (0.65%) Biotechnology
11 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 384 (82.94%) Windows
2 182 (39.31%) Windows 7
3 100 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (21.38%) Windows Server
5 91 (19.65%) Windows 8
6 84 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (16.20%) Windows 10
8 55 (11.88%) Mac OS X
9 42 (9.07%) Windows XP
10 38 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (7.99%) Linux
12 21 (4.54%) Apple iOS
13 19 (4.10%) Android
14 15 (3.24%) Windows Vista
15 10 (2.16%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.08%) Unix
17 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.22%) AIX
18 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (23.97%) ITIL
2 27 (5.83%) Software Distribution
3 22 (4.75%) Application Virtualisation
4 21 (4.54%) Compatibility Testing
5 17 (3.67%) Service Management
6 13 (2.81%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (2.59%) Investment Management
7 12 (2.59%) Mentoring
7 12 (2.59%) Service Delivery
8 9 (1.94%) Change Management
9 8 (1.73%) ITIL V3
9 8 (1.73%) ITSM
9 8 (1.73%) Migration
9 8 (1.73%) Patch Management
9 8 (1.73%) Problem Management
9 8 (1.73%) Software Deployment
10 7 (1.51%) Asset Management
10 7 (1.51%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (1.51%) Project Management
11 6 (1.30%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.45%) PowerShell
2 13 (2.81%) C
3 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.22%) Java
4 1 (0.22%) PHP
4 1 (0.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (7.99%) MCP
3 36 (7.78%) Security Cleared
4 28 (6.05%) MCSE
5 25 (5.40%) MCSA
6 20 (4.32%) MCITP
7 15 (3.24%) Degree
8 13 (2.81%) CCNA
8 13 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.59%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.51%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.30%) MCTS
13 5 (1.08%) MCDST
13 5 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.86%) MOS
15 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
16 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
17 1 (0.22%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.13%) SLA
2 7 (1.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 285 (61.56%) Active Directory
2 45 (9.72%) Hyper-V
3 44 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (4.97%) XenApp
6 9 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.30%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.86%) vSphere
9 4 (0.86%) Xen
10 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.43%) XenServer
11 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.22%) Firmware
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 86 (18.57%) SCCM
2 10 (2.16%) WSUS
3 4 (0.86%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.86%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.65%) Casper Suite
4 3 (0.65%) DameWare
5 2 (0.43%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 250 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 104 (22.46%) Citrix
3 63 (13.61%) Apple
4 58 (12.53%) VMware
5 49 (10.58%) Intel
6 36 (7.78%) Cisco
7 33 (7.13%) HP
8 32 (6.91%) Bloomberg
9 29 (6.26%) Reuters
10 19 (4.10%) Dell
11 14 (3.02%) Polycom
12 10 (2.16%) Avaya
13 8 (1.73%) Fidessa
13 8 (1.73%) Mitel
14 7 (1.51%) Google
14 7 (1.51%) Sophos
15 6 (1.30%) Nortel
15 6 (1.30%) Remedy
15 6 (1.30%) Sage
16 5 (1.08%) Adobe
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