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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 652 693 764
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 213 166 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 189 124 87
Average salary £27,500 £25,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -4.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £34,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
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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 +62 134 £31,500 +5.00% 7
South East -19 31 £26,000 +10.63% 6
North West -15 13 £20,000 -15.78% 1
East of England +2 12 £25,000 -2.91% 1
East Midlands +37 11 £27,500 +14.58%
West Midlands -15 9 £23,500 -2.08% 2
South West -14 7 £24,500 +6.52% 2
Yorkshire +5 4 £24,875 -4.32%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 349 (89.03%) Windows
2 230 (58.67%) Active Directory
3 204 (52.04%) Windows 7
4 178 (45.41%) Microsoft
5 134 (34.18%) MS Office
6 117 (29.85%) MS Excel
7 106 (27.04%) ITIL
8 99 (25.26%) Citrix
9 90 (22.96%) Blackberry
9 90 (22.96%) Finance
10 80 (20.41%) Windows XP
11 78 (19.90%) MS Exchange
12 74 (18.88%) Cisco
13 73 (18.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 73 (18.62%) VMware
14 65 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 56 (14.29%) Windows 8
16 50 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
17 49 (12.50%) SCCM
17 49 (12.50%) Apple
18 48 (12.24%) TCP/IP
19 45 (11.48%) LAN
20 44 (11.22%) XenApp
21 43 (10.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 40 (10.20%) SLA
23 38 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
24 37 (9.44%) MCSE
25 36 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
26 35 (8.93%) Avaya
27 33 (8.42%) MCP

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 78 (19.90%) MS Exchange
2 43 (10.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 36 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (3.83%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.81%) IBM Notes
7 10 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.04%) Lync
10 3 (0.77%) IIS
10 3 (0.77%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.51%) Apache
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.26%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 134 (34.18%) MS Office
2 117 (29.85%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.51%) Revit
5 2 (0.51%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.51%) Eikon
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.42%) Office 365
2 7 (1.79%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 45 (11.48%) LAN
3 33 (8.42%) WAN
4 32 (8.16%) DNS
5 31 (7.91%) VPN
6 26 (6.63%) DHCP
7 22 (5.61%) Wireless
8 20 (5.10%) Firewall
9 14 (3.57%) VoIP
10 10 (2.55%) 3G
11 8 (2.04%) IP Telephony
12 7 (1.79%) Internet
13 6 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.53%) ADSL
14 5 (1.28%) Network Security
15 4 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.02%) SSH
16 3 (0.77%) Cisco IPT
17 2 (0.51%) WEP
17 2 (0.51%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 90 (22.96%) Finance
2 23 (5.87%) Banking
3 14 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.81%) Retail
5 10 (2.55%) Military
5 10 (2.55%) Electronics
6 8 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.28%) Advertising
8 4 (1.02%) Marketing
9 3 (0.77%) French Language
9 3 (0.77%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.77%) COM
2 2 (0.51%) HTML
2 2 (0.51%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.26%) LAMP
3 1 (0.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (22.96%) Blackberry
2 29 (7.40%) Video Conferencing
3 23 (5.87%) iPhone
3 23 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.85%) Hedge funds
5 13 (3.32%) Thin Client
5 13 (3.32%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.81%) Replication
7 10 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.55%) iPad
8 9 (2.30%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.53%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.02%) Clustering
12 3 (0.77%) Equities
12 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.51%) Social Network
14 1 (0.26%) Performance Metrics
14 1 (0.26%) SecurID
14 1 (0.26%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 349 (89.03%) Windows
2 204 (52.04%) Windows 7
3 80 (20.41%) Windows XP
4 65 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 38 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (6.89%) Mac OS X
8 26 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (5.10%) Apple iOS
10 19 (4.85%) Windows Vista
11 17 (4.34%) Android
12 16 (4.08%) Windows 2000
13 9 (2.30%) Linux
14 8 (2.04%) Windows Phone
15 6 (1.53%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.28%) UNIX
17 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.51%) Debian
19 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (27.04%) ITIL
2 26 (6.63%) Service Delivery
3 20 (5.10%) Asset Management
4 16 (4.08%) Service Management
5 10 (2.55%) Software Deployment
6 8 (2.04%) ITSM
6 8 (2.04%) Incident Management
7 6 (1.53%) Logistics
8 5 (1.28%) Project Planning
8 5 (1.28%) Problem Management
8 5 (1.28%) ITIL V3
8 5 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (1.28%) Line Management
9 4 (1.02%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (1.02%) Change Management
9 4 (1.02%) E-Commerce
10 3 (0.77%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.77%) B2B
10 3 (0.77%) CRM
10 3 (0.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.36%) PowerShell
2 17 (4.34%) SQL
3 3 (0.77%) VB
4 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.51%) C
4 2 (0.51%) Perl
5 1 (0.26%) PHP
5 1 (0.26%) VBScript
5 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 73 (18.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (9.44%) MCSE
3 33 (8.42%) MCP
4 23 (5.87%) MCSA
5 17 (4.34%) Degree
6 15 (3.83%) MCITP
6 15 (3.83%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.32%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.81%) MCTS
9 9 (2.30%) MCDST
10 8 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.04%) CCNA
11 7 (1.79%) A+ Certification
11 7 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.28%) VCP4
13 4 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.51%) ACSP
14 2 (0.51%) MOS
14 2 (0.51%) CCA
14 2 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 230 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 50 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (11.22%) XenApp
4 25 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.59%) Xen
6 17 (4.34%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.30%) vSphere
8 6 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.26%) Firmware
11 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 49 (12.50%) SCCM
2 8 (2.04%) Backup Exec
2 8 (2.04%) WSUS
3 6 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.28%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.02%) DameWare
6 3 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.51%) Nagios
7 2 (0.51%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 178 (45.41%) Microsoft
2 99 (25.26%) Citrix
3 74 (18.88%) Cisco
4 73 (18.62%) VMware
5 49 (12.50%) Apple
6 35 (8.93%) Avaya
7 29 (7.40%) HP
8 25 (6.38%) Reuters
9 24 (6.12%) Dell
10 20 (5.10%) Wyse
11 18 (4.59%) FactSet
12 14 (3.57%) Symantec
12 14 (3.57%) Remedy
13 11 (2.81%) McAfee
13 11 (2.81%) Lotus
14 10 (2.55%) Mitel
14 10 (2.55%) ServiceNow
15 9 (2.30%) Bloomberg
16 8 (2.04%) Polycom
17 7 (1.79%) LANDesk
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