The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 739 745 743
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 142 108 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 124 82 103
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,425
UK excluding London average salary £25,625 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103792 95991 105966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85662 80321 91544
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -8 75 £29,000 -1.69% 4
South East -33 34 £26,250 +5.00% 4
South West -11 14 £25,000 -28.57% 1
East of England -13 5 £22,500 -11.76% 3
East Midlands - 4 £24,500 -
West Midlands +13 3 £25,750 +17.04% 4
North West -4 3 £25,750 -19.53% 4
Yorkshire -27 3 £25,000 -9.90%
North East - 1 £19,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 259 (81.96%) Windows
2 161 (50.95%) Active Directory
3 147 (46.52%) Microsoft
4 119 (37.66%) Windows 7
5 97 (30.70%) MS Excel
6 96 (30.38%) MS Office
7 85 (26.90%) Windows XP
8 62 (19.62%) Blackberry
8 62 (19.62%) TCP/IP
8 62 (19.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (18.04%) MS Exchange
9 57 (18.04%) Finance
10 56 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 55 (17.41%) ITIL
12 49 (15.51%) LAN
13 46 (14.56%) DNS
14 45 (14.24%) Degree
15 44 (13.92%) VMware
15 44 (13.92%) DHCP
16 43 (13.61%) Apple
16 43 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
17 42 (13.29%) WAN
18 39 (12.34%) Windows 8
19 36 (11.39%) VPN
20 33 (10.44%) Citrix
21 30 (9.49%) Cisco
22 29 (9.18%) MCP
22 29 (9.18%) Security Cleared
23 26 (8.23%) Wireless
23 26 (8.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 57 (18.04%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (4.75%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.11%) IBM Notes
7 10 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.16%) IIS
8 5 (1.58%) Lync
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
Applications
1 97 (30.70%) MS Excel
2 96 (30.38%) MS Office
3 11 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Eikon
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.11%) Office 365
2 6 (1.90%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (19.62%) TCP/IP
2 49 (15.51%) LAN
3 46 (14.56%) DNS
4 44 (13.92%) DHCP
5 42 (13.29%) WAN
6 36 (11.39%) VPN
7 26 (8.23%) Wireless
8 23 (7.28%) Firewall
9 14 (4.43%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (2.22%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.90%) VoIP
11 6 (1.90%) Internet
11 6 (1.90%) DSL
12 5 (1.58%) FTP
12 5 (1.58%) ADSL
13 4 (1.27%) SAN
14 3 (0.95%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.95%) SMTP
15 2 (0.63%) IMAP4
15 2 (0.63%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
General
1 57 (18.04%) Finance
2 14 (4.43%) Back Office
3 10 (3.16%) Marketing
4 5 (1.58%) Retail
4 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.95%) Law
6 3 (0.95%) Front Office
6 3 (0.95%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Military
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.85%) Web Services
2 4 (1.27%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.63%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.32%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.32%) .NET
4 1 (0.32%) COM
4 1 (0.32%) WSH
4 1 (0.32%) LAMP
4 1 (0.32%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.62%) Blackberry
2 20 (6.33%) iPhone
3 15 (4.75%) PDA
4 13 (4.11%) iPad
5 12 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.16%) Hedge funds
6 10 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (3.16%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.27%) iSeries
9 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.27%) Biotechnology
9 4 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.27%) Firmware
9 4 (1.27%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.63%) Derivative
10 2 (0.63%) BBC
11 1 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 259 (81.96%) Windows
2 119 (37.66%) Windows 7
3 85 (26.90%) Windows XP
4 62 (19.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (12.34%) Windows 8
7 19 (6.01%) Android
8 18 (5.70%) Mac OS X
9 13 (4.11%) Mac OS
10 11 (3.48%) Apple iOS
11 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (2.85%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.58%) Linux
13 5 (1.58%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (1.58%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.95%) UNIX
15 2 (0.63%) Fedora
16 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.41%) ITIL
2 12 (3.80%) Mobile Device Management
2 12 (3.80%) Asset Management
3 11 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (3.48%) Migration
4 8 (2.53%) Incident Management
4 8 (2.53%) Service Delivery
4 8 (2.53%) Change Management
5 7 (2.22%) CRM
6 6 (1.90%) Change Control
6 6 (1.90%) Investment Management
7 5 (1.58%) Time Management
7 5 (1.58%) Problem Management
7 5 (1.58%) ITIL V3
8 4 (1.27%) Release Management
8 4 (1.27%) Configuration Management
8 4 (1.27%) Service Management
8 4 (1.27%) Process Management
9 3 (0.95%) Software Deployment
10 2 (0.63%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.96%) SQL
2 9 (2.85%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.27%) C#
4 3 (0.95%) C
5 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.63%) VB
6 1 (0.32%) Java
6 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.32%) PHP
6 1 (0.32%) VBScript
6 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (14.24%) Degree
3 29 (9.18%) MCP
3 29 (9.18%) Security Cleared
4 24 (7.59%) SC Cleared
5 22 (6.96%) MCSE
6 14 (4.43%) MCTS
6 14 (4.43%) MCSA
7 10 (3.16%) MCDST
7 10 (3.16%) MCITP
8 9 (2.85%) CCNA
8 9 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.95%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.32%) CCA
12 1 (0.32%) HNC
12 1 (0.32%) HND
12 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.65%) SLA
System Software
1 161 (50.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.01%) XenApp
4 15 (4.75%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.48%) vSphere
6 7 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.22%) XenServer
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (7.59%) SCCM
2 12 (3.80%) WSUS
3 10 (3.16%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (1.27%) SCOM
7 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.63%) OpenView
8 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.32%) WMI
8 1 (0.32%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.32%) SCSM
8 1 (0.32%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 147 (46.52%) Microsoft
2 44 (13.92%) VMware
3 43 (13.61%) Apple
4 33 (10.44%) Citrix
5 30 (9.49%) Cisco
6 24 (7.59%) HP
7 17 (5.38%) Dell
8 16 (5.06%) Symantec
9 13 (4.11%) Lotus
9 13 (4.11%) LANDesk
10 12 (3.80%) Reuters
10 12 (3.80%) Bloomberg
11 11 (3.48%) Remedy
11 11 (3.48%) Juniper
11 11 (3.48%) Autodesk
12 8 (2.53%) Altiris
13 6 (1.90%) Polycom
13 6 (1.90%) Google
13 6 (1.90%) SAP
14 5 (1.58%) Avaya
South East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum + IT Training & pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Farnham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago