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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 642 676 764
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 241 265 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 226 254 164
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,800
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +26 125 £31,500 +0.80% 5
South East +50 62 £25,000 -7.40% 8
East Midlands +20 13 £19,000 -15.55% 1
East of England +3 13 £26,000 -5.45% 2
South West +8 12 £25,250 +5.20% 1
Yorkshire +31 8 £33,500 +17.54%
West Midlands -16 7 £26,000 +4.00%
North West +11 1 £25,500 +25.00% 2
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 404 (80.16%) Windows
2 318 (63.10%) Active Directory
3 274 (54.37%) Microsoft
4 202 (40.08%) Windows 7
5 169 (33.53%) MS Office
6 121 (24.01%) MS Excel
7 120 (23.81%) Citrix
8 118 (23.41%) ITIL
9 108 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 105 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 103 (20.44%) Finance
12 101 (20.04%) SCCM
12 101 (20.04%) Windows Server
13 99 (19.64%) Windows 8
14 83 (16.47%) Office 365
15 81 (16.07%) Windows 10
16 76 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
16 76 (15.08%) Mac OS X
17 74 (14.68%) Apple
17 74 (14.68%) TCP/IP
18 73 (14.48%) LAN
19 63 (12.50%) Blackberry
20 61 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
21 60 (11.90%) VMware
21 60 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
22 58 (11.51%) DNS
23 54 (10.71%) Windows XP
24 53 (10.52%) DHCP
24 53 (10.52%) Windows Server 2003
25 52 (10.32%) WAN

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
1 108 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 60 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 33 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (3.37%) SharePoint
7 16 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.60%) Apache
9 3 (0.60%) IIS
10 1 (0.20%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 169 (33.53%) MS Office
2 121 (24.01%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.58%) Eikon
2 4 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 83 (16.47%) Office 365
2 11 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.79%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.60%) Yammer
6 1 (0.20%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (14.68%) TCP/IP
2 73 (14.48%) LAN
3 58 (11.51%) DNS
4 53 (10.52%) DHCP
5 52 (10.32%) WAN
6 40 (7.94%) Skype
7 36 (7.14%) VoIP
8 35 (6.94%) VPN
9 25 (4.96%) Firewall
10 22 (4.37%) Wireless
11 21 (4.17%) Internet
12 16 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (2.98%) SAN
14 14 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (2.38%) IP Telephony
16 11 (2.18%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (1.39%) NAS
18 6 (1.19%) 3G
19 5 (0.99%) WLAN
20 4 (0.79%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.60%) MySQL
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 103 (20.44%) Finance
2 22 (4.37%) Banking
3 18 (3.57%) Marketing
4 15 (2.98%) Advertising
4 15 (2.98%) Games
5 13 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.38%) Back Office
6 12 (2.38%) Retail
7 8 (1.59%) Legal
7 8 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Law
9 2 (0.40%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.17%) Software Packaging
2 5 (0.99%) XMPP
3 3 (0.60%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.40%) ODBC
5 1 (0.20%) .NET
5 1 (0.20%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) Web Services
5 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 44 (8.73%) Driving Licence
3 38 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (7.14%) iPhone
5 33 (6.55%) Fat Client
5 33 (6.55%) Thin Client
6 30 (5.95%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (4.56%) Hedge funds
8 17 (3.37%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.58%) iPad
9 13 (2.58%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.79%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
12 4 (0.79%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.60%) NHS
13 3 (0.60%) Replication
13 3 (0.60%) Social Media
13 3 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 404 (80.16%) Windows
2 202 (40.08%) Windows 7
3 105 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (20.04%) Windows Server
5 99 (19.64%) Windows 8
6 81 (16.07%) Windows 10
7 76 (15.08%) Mac OS X
7 76 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (10.71%) Windows XP
9 53 (10.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (9.33%) Android
11 35 (6.94%) Linux
12 33 (6.55%) Apple iOS
13 18 (3.57%) Windows Vista
14 14 (2.78%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.79%) Unix
16 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.20%) AIX
17 1 (0.20%) CentOS
17 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (23.41%) ITIL
2 33 (6.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 30 (5.95%) Software Distribution
4 26 (5.16%) Mentoring
5 19 (3.77%) Application Virtualisation
6 18 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 17 (3.37%) Compatibility Testing
8 14 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 12 (2.38%) Change Management
9 12 (2.38%) Migration
9 12 (2.38%) Problem Management
10 11 (2.18%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (2.18%) Investment Management
10 11 (2.18%) Project Management
10 11 (2.18%) Service Management
11 10 (1.98%) ITSM
11 10 (1.98%) Patch Management
12 8 (1.59%) Line Management
13 7 (1.39%) ITIL V3
14 6 (1.19%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 21 (4.17%) C
3 3 (0.60%) Java
3 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
3 3 (0.60%) SQL
4 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (4.76%) Degree
3 23 (4.56%) Security Cleared
4 21 (4.17%) MCP
5 18 (3.57%) CCNA
5 18 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.57%) MCSA
6 15 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (2.98%) MCSE
7 12 (2.38%) MCITP
8 5 (0.99%) MCDST
9 4 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.60%) MOS
10 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.20%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.72%) SLA
2 7 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 318 (63.10%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.36%) XenApp
5 18 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 10 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (1.59%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.99%) vSphere
10 4 (0.79%) Xen
11 3 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.40%) XenServer
13 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 101 (20.04%) SCCM
2 19 (3.77%) WSUS
3 6 (1.19%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.19%) Casper Suite
4 5 (0.99%) DameWare
4 5 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.79%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.60%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.40%) Sysprep
7 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 274 (54.37%) Microsoft
2 120 (23.81%) Citrix
3 74 (14.68%) Apple
4 60 (11.90%) VMware
5 50 (9.92%) Cisco
6 46 (9.13%) Bloomberg
7 36 (7.14%) HP
8 34 (6.75%) Reuters
9 25 (4.96%) Intel
9 25 (4.96%) Polycom
10 16 (3.17%) Dell
11 14 (2.78%) Fidessa
12 12 (2.38%) Mitel
13 11 (2.18%) Avaya
14 9 (1.79%) Intel Security
15 8 (1.59%) ServiceNow
16 7 (1.39%) Adobe
16 7 (1.39%) Sophos
16 7 (1.39%) Symantec
17 5 (0.99%) Remedy
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