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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 625 658 792
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +134
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 285 269 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 277 250 165
Median salary £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.09%
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
89934 96186 106572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.53% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76512 79745 88117
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +66 164 £32,500 +14.03% 10
South East +12 69 £26,500 +6.00% 6
East of England +21 22 £26,000 +4.00% 3
North West +14 7 £19,000 -24.00%
Yorkshire +6 7 £32,500 +34.02% 1
South West -6 7 £25,000 +19.04% 1
East Midlands +14 5 £25,000 +12.35%
West Midlands -35 5 £23,922 -2.35%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 455 (84.89%) Windows
2 361 (67.35%) Active Directory
3 270 (50.37%) Microsoft
4 244 (45.52%) Windows 7
5 183 (34.14%) MS Office
6 151 (28.17%) MS Excel
7 131 (24.44%) MS Exchange
8 128 (23.88%) Windows 8
9 121 (22.57%) Windows Server
10 114 (21.27%) Citrix
11 104 (19.40%) SCCM
12 103 (19.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 100 (18.66%) Windows XP
13 100 (18.66%) Finance
14 92 (17.16%) ITIL
15 90 (16.79%) TCP/IP
15 90 (16.79%) VMware
16 87 (16.23%) Cisco
17 79 (14.74%) DNS
17 79 (14.74%) Android
18 77 (14.37%) Blackberry
19 72 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
20 71 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
21 70 (13.06%) DHCP
22 67 (12.50%) LAN
23 62 (11.57%) Mac OS X
24 61 (11.38%) Apple
25 60 (11.19%) SLA
26 57 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
27 56 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 131 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 71 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (7.09%) Skype for Business
4 36 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.75%) IIS
9 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.19%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Confluence
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 183 (34.14%) MS Office
2 151 (28.17%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Eikon
2 6 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.72%) Office 365
2 4 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (16.79%) TCP/IP
2 79 (14.74%) DNS
3 70 (13.06%) DHCP
4 67 (12.50%) LAN
5 55 (10.26%) WAN
6 37 (6.90%) VPN
7 33 (6.16%) Skype
8 29 (5.41%) Wireless
9 28 (5.22%) VoIP
10 22 (4.10%) SAN
11 16 (2.99%) Internet
12 13 (2.43%) Firewall
13 11 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (1.31%) VLAN
16 5 (0.93%) Unified Communications
17 4 (0.75%) IP Telephony
17 4 (0.75%) NAS
17 4 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.19%) MS Access
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 100 (18.66%) Finance
2 28 (5.22%) Banking
3 13 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.24%) Games
5 10 (1.87%) Legal
5 10 (1.87%) Retail
6 9 (1.68%) Back Office
6 9 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.49%) Law
8 6 (1.12%) Marketing
9 5 (0.93%) Advertising
9 5 (0.93%) Billing
10 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.61%) XMPP
2 2 (0.37%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.19%) .NET
3 1 (0.19%) COM
3 1 (0.19%) Web Services
3 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.37%) Blackberry
2 54 (10.07%) Driving Licence
3 46 (8.58%) iPhone
4 39 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.66%) Fat Client
5 25 (4.66%) Smartphone
5 25 (4.66%) Thin Client
6 22 (4.10%) Hedge funds
7 19 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (2.80%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.43%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.24%) HP StoreVirtual
11 11 (2.05%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.49%) iPad
13 5 (0.93%) NHS
14 4 (0.75%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.75%) Social Media
15 2 (0.37%) BYOD
15 2 (0.37%) Handset
15 2 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 455 (84.89%) Windows
2 244 (45.52%) Windows 7
3 128 (23.88%) Windows 8
4 121 (22.57%) Windows Server
5 103 (19.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 100 (18.66%) Windows XP
7 79 (14.74%) Android
8 72 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 62 (11.57%) Mac OS X
10 56 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (10.07%) Windows 10
12 47 (8.77%) Apple iOS
13 20 (3.73%) Mac OS
14 17 (3.17%) Linux
14 17 (3.17%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.19%) CentOS
16 1 (0.19%) Debian
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (17.16%) ITIL
2 37 (6.90%) Asset Management
3 34 (6.34%) Mentoring
4 24 (4.48%) Mobile Device Management
5 23 (4.29%) Incident Management
6 21 (3.92%) Patch Management
7 19 (3.54%) Data Protection
8 17 (3.17%) Migration
9 13 (2.43%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (2.43%) Service Management
10 12 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (2.24%) Service Delivery
10 12 (2.24%) Software Distribution
11 10 (1.87%) CRM
11 10 (1.87%) ITSM
12 8 (1.49%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 8 (1.49%) Project Planning
13 7 (1.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (1.12%) Application Packaging
14 6 (1.12%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.99%) PowerShell
2 12 (2.24%) C
3 6 (1.12%) SQL
4 3 (0.56%) Java
5 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.19%) C++
5 1 (0.19%) Python
5 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (7.46%) Degree
1 40 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (2.43%) MCP
3 9 (1.68%) CCNA
3 9 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.68%) MCSA
3 9 (1.68%) MCSE
4 8 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (0.93%) DBS Check
5 5 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.75%) A+ Certification
6 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.56%) MCDST
7 3 (0.56%) MCITP
8 2 (0.37%) CCA
9 1 (0.19%) CCDA
9 1 (0.19%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (11.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 361 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 57 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.34%) XenApp
4 26 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.24%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.49%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (1.31%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 104 (19.40%) SCCM
2 24 (4.48%) WSUS
3 9 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.31%) DameWare
5 5 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.56%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.56%) Opsview
6 3 (0.56%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.56%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 270 (50.37%) Microsoft
2 114 (21.27%) Citrix
3 90 (16.79%) VMware
4 87 (16.23%) Cisco
5 61 (11.38%) Apple
6 42 (7.84%) Bloomberg
6 42 (7.84%) HP
7 26 (4.85%) Dell
8 20 (3.73%) Avaya
8 20 (3.73%) Polycom
9 19 (3.54%) Reuters
10 18 (3.36%) Mitel
11 13 (2.43%) Fidessa
11 13 (2.43%) Symantec
12 10 (1.87%) Altiris
13 8 (1.49%) Adobe
13 8 (1.49%) Intel
13 8 (1.49%) Toshiba
14 6 (1.12%) WatchGuard
15 5 (0.93%) Oracle
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