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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 682 746 741
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 196 155 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 185 136 86
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,494 £22,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.94%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 3 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 3 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 +21 90 £29,000 - 7
South East +28 47 £24,000 -11.11% 9
East of England +19 14 £26,000 +23.80% 2
North West +7 13 £25,000 +19.04%
West Midlands +1 13 £26,250 +4.61% 1
South West -12 11 £21,000 -8.69% 6
East Midlands +5 6 £23,000 -30.30%
Yorkshire +4 4 £25,000 - 1
North East -9 2 £26,250 +38.15%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 360 (88.89%) Windows
2 231 (57.04%) Microsoft
3 227 (56.05%) Windows 7
4 217 (53.58%) Active Directory
5 176 (43.46%) MS Office
6 159 (39.26%) MS Excel
7 134 (33.09%) ITIL
8 105 (25.93%) Blackberry
9 100 (24.69%) Citrix
10 89 (21.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 88 (21.73%) Finance
12 85 (20.99%) MS Exchange
13 83 (20.49%) Windows XP
13 83 (20.49%) Windows 8
14 80 (19.75%) SCCM
15 76 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
16 66 (16.30%) VMware
17 65 (16.05%) TCP/IP
18 61 (15.06%) XenApp
19 59 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
19 59 (14.57%) DNS
20 57 (14.07%) Apple
21 56 (13.83%) Cisco
22 55 (13.58%) MCSE
23 51 (12.59%) DHCP
24 48 (11.85%) MCP
25 44 (10.86%) HP
26 43 (10.62%) LAN
27 42 (10.37%) WAN
28 39 (9.63%) SLA

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 85 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 22 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.95%) Lync
4 16 (3.95%) IBM Notes
5 12 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.74%) IIS
9 2 (0.49%) Apache
9 2 (0.49%) Confluence
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) CMS
10 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
Applications
1 176 (43.46%) MS Office
2 159 (39.26%) MS Excel
3 22 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) 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 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.41%) Office 365
2 8 (1.98%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (16.05%) TCP/IP
2 59 (14.57%) DNS
3 51 (12.59%) DHCP
4 43 (10.62%) LAN
5 42 (10.37%) WAN
6 35 (8.64%) VPN
7 32 (7.90%) Wireless
8 27 (6.67%) VoIP
9 23 (5.68%) Firewall
10 13 (3.21%) Internet
11 11 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.99%) SAN
13 4 (0.99%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.99%) Network Security
14 3 (0.74%) PSTN
14 3 (0.74%) ADSL
14 3 (0.74%) Intranet
14 3 (0.74%) MPLS
14 3 (0.74%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 88 (21.73%) Finance
2 18 (4.44%) Banking
3 16 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.96%) Marketing
4 12 (2.96%) Back Office
5 10 (2.47%) Mandarin Language
6 8 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.73%) Advertising
8 5 (1.23%) Games
8 5 (1.23%) Legal
9 4 (0.99%) Retail
10 3 (0.74%) French Language
10 3 (0.74%) Law
10 3 (0.74%) Electronics
10 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Front Office
12 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.23%) COM
1 5 (1.23%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.74%) WSH
3 2 (0.49%) HTML
3 2 (0.49%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 105 (25.93%) Blackberry
2 59 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.90%) Video Conferencing
4 25 (6.17%) iPhone
5 15 (3.70%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.72%) iPad
7 10 (2.47%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.47%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.22%) Replication
9 7 (1.73%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.48%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.99%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.49%) Photography
13 2 (0.49%) Clustering
14 1 (0.25%) Equities
14 1 (0.25%) Handset
14 1 (0.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 360 (88.89%) Windows
2 227 (56.05%) Windows 7
3 83 (20.49%) Windows XP
3 83 (20.49%) Windows 8
4 76 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (9.38%) Mac OS X
5 38 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (5.93%) Windows Vista
8 23 (5.68%) Apple iOS
9 22 (5.43%) Android
10 14 (3.46%) Linux
11 10 (2.47%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.99%) UNIX
13 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.49%) Debian
14 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (33.09%) ITIL
2 35 (8.64%) Service Delivery
3 24 (5.93%) Asset Management
4 18 (4.44%) Project Planning
5 17 (4.20%) Service Management
5 17 (4.20%) Software Deployment
6 15 (3.70%) Project Management
7 12 (2.96%) Incident Management
7 12 (2.96%) Problem Management
8 11 (2.72%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (2.22%) ITSM
9 9 (2.22%) Line Management
9 9 (2.22%) Mentoring
10 6 (1.48%) Investment Management
11 5 (1.23%) Time Management
11 5 (1.23%) Data Protection
11 5 (1.23%) Logistics
11 5 (1.23%) Change Management
11 5 (1.23%) Software Delivery
11 5 (1.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.69%) SQL
2 17 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.22%) C
4 3 (0.74%) VB
5 2 (0.49%) Perl
5 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.49%) VBScript
6 1 (0.25%) Java
6 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 89 (21.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (13.58%) MCSE
3 48 (11.85%) MCP
4 26 (6.42%) A+ Certification
5 25 (6.17%) MCSA
6 23 (5.68%) MCITP
7 22 (5.43%) Degree
8 21 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (3.95%) CCNA
9 16 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (2.96%) MCTS
11 10 (2.47%) MCDST
12 9 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.98%) Security Cleared
14 5 (1.23%) ACSP
15 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.99%) CCNP
16 3 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 2 (0.49%) CCA
17 2 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 217 (53.58%) Active Directory
2 61 (15.06%) XenApp
3 39 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (8.89%) XenDesktop
5 24 (5.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 22 (5.43%) Hyper-V
7 13 (3.21%) Xen
8 11 (2.72%) vSphere
9 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.74%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.25%) Firmware
11 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 80 (19.75%) SCCM
2 8 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.73%) DameWare
4 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.74%) Casper Suite
5 3 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 231 (57.04%) Microsoft
2 100 (24.69%) Citrix
3 66 (16.30%) VMware
4 57 (14.07%) Apple
5 56 (13.83%) Cisco
6 44 (10.86%) HP
7 23 (5.68%) Dell
7 23 (5.68%) ServiceNow
8 20 (4.94%) McAfee
9 17 (4.20%) Reuters
10 16 (3.95%) Lotus
11 15 (3.70%) Wyse
11 15 (3.70%) Avaya
12 11 (2.72%) FactSet
13 10 (2.47%) Symantec
14 9 (2.22%) Bloomberg
14 9 (2.22%) Polycom
14 9 (2.22%) Juniper
15 8 (1.98%) AppSense
15 8 (1.98%) Remedy
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