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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 682 723 758
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 189 160 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 178 135 82
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,956
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
94522 102668 95291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.51% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 79392 83843 79807
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 +46 98 £30,000 -0.82% 8
South East +17 50 £27,250 +3.80% 2
East of England +21 9 £27,000 +17.39% 2
North West +1 8 £19,500 -16.57% 2
South West +3 7 £24,000 +4.34%
East Midlands +6 6 £23,000 +2.22%
West Midlands -11 6 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Yorkshire +10 5 £25,000 +5.26%
North East -11 1 £24,000 -12.72% 1
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 333 (87.40%) Windows
2 236 (61.94%) Microsoft
3 226 (59.32%) Active Directory
4 218 (57.22%) Windows 7
5 166 (43.57%) MS Office
6 165 (43.31%) MS Excel
7 140 (36.75%) ITIL
8 99 (25.98%) Windows 8
9 89 (23.36%) Finance
10 88 (23.10%) Blackberry
11 87 (22.83%) Citrix
12 85 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 85 (22.31%) SCCM
13 76 (19.95%) MS Exchange
14 74 (19.42%) DNS
15 73 (19.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 72 (18.90%) Windows XP
17 70 (18.37%) DHCP
18 64 (16.80%) TCP/IP
19 59 (15.49%) VMware
20 54 (14.17%) MCSE
20 54 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
21 51 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
22 47 (12.34%) LAN
23 45 (11.81%) MCP
23 45 (11.81%) XenApp
24 44 (11.55%) WAN
25 42 (11.02%) SLA
26 40 (10.50%) HP
26 40 (10.50%) Office 365

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 76 (19.95%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.20%) Lync
5 13 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.36%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.52%) Confluence
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.26%) LiveLink
Applications
1 166 (43.57%) MS Office
2 165 (43.31%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Revit
6 1 (0.26%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.50%) Office 365
2 8 (2.10%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (19.42%) DNS
2 70 (18.37%) DHCP
3 64 (16.80%) TCP/IP
4 47 (12.34%) LAN
5 44 (11.55%) WAN
6 31 (8.14%) VPN
7 26 (6.82%) VoIP
8 22 (5.77%) Wireless
9 18 (4.72%) Internet
10 13 (3.41%) Firewall
11 12 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.84%) IP Telephony
12 7 (1.84%) SAN
13 5 (1.31%) WLAN
14 4 (1.05%) Intranet
14 4 (1.05%) NAS
15 3 (0.79%) Network Security
15 3 (0.79%) VLAN
15 3 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) MSI
General
1 89 (23.36%) Finance
2 20 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.46%) Marketing
4 13 (3.41%) Back Office
5 11 (2.89%) Banking
6 10 (2.62%) Advertising
7 8 (2.10%) Games
7 8 (2.10%) Mandarin Language
8 6 (1.57%) Legal
9 5 (1.31%) Law
10 3 (0.79%) Electronics
10 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.79%) Retail
11 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.52%) French Language
11 2 (0.52%) Publishing
11 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.57%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.79%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.79%) .NET
2 3 (0.79%) COM
2 3 (0.79%) WSH
3 1 (0.26%) HTML
3 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 88 (23.10%) Blackberry
2 54 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.09%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (3.94%) iPhone
5 10 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.84%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.57%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.57%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.57%) Replication
9 5 (1.31%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.31%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.05%) iPad
11 3 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.79%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.79%) Clustering
12 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 333 (87.40%) Windows
2 218 (57.22%) Windows 7
3 99 (25.98%) Windows 8
4 73 (19.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (18.90%) Windows XP
6 51 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (7.61%) Android
9 26 (6.82%) Mac OS X
10 20 (5.25%) Apple iOS
11 18 (4.72%) Windows Vista
12 14 (3.67%) Mac OS
13 12 (3.15%) Linux
14 4 (1.05%) UNIX
15 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (36.75%) ITIL
2 26 (6.82%) Service Delivery
2 26 (6.82%) Asset Management
3 16 (4.20%) Project Management
4 15 (3.94%) Incident Management
4 15 (3.94%) Software Deployment
4 15 (3.94%) Mobile Device Management
5 14 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (3.67%) Project Planning
5 14 (3.67%) Service Management
6 12 (3.15%) ITSM
6 12 (3.15%) ITIL V3
7 11 (2.89%) Problem Management
7 11 (2.89%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (2.36%) Mentoring
9 8 (2.10%) Patch Management
10 6 (1.57%) Line Management
10 6 (1.57%) Software Delivery
10 6 (1.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (1.57%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.67%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.15%) SQL
3 8 (2.10%) C
4 5 (1.31%) VBScript
5 3 (0.79%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.52%) C#
6 2 (0.52%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.26%) Java
7 1 (0.26%) Perl
7 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (14.17%) MCSE
3 45 (11.81%) MCP
4 29 (7.61%) Degree
5 27 (7.09%) MCSA
6 25 (6.56%) A+ Certification
7 24 (6.30%) MCITP
8 20 (5.25%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (3.41%) CCNA
9 13 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (3.15%) MCDST
11 10 (2.62%) Security Cleared
12 9 (2.36%) MCTS
13 7 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (1.57%) SC Cleared
15 3 (0.79%) ACSP
15 3 (0.79%) CCNP
16 2 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
16 2 (0.52%) MOS
16 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 226 (59.32%) Active Directory
2 45 (11.81%) XenApp
3 32 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (7.87%) XenDesktop
5 25 (6.56%) Hyper-V
6 19 (4.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 14 (3.67%) Xen
8 9 (2.36%) vSphere
9 6 (1.57%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.05%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 85 (22.31%) SCCM
2 5 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.79%) Casper Suite
4 3 (0.79%) DameWare
5 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 236 (61.94%) Microsoft
2 87 (22.83%) Citrix
3 59 (15.49%) VMware
4 40 (10.50%) HP
5 37 (9.71%) Apple
6 35 (9.19%) Cisco
7 27 (7.09%) Dell
8 14 (3.67%) Symantec
8 14 (3.67%) ServiceNow
9 13 (3.41%) McAfee
10 12 (3.15%) Avaya
11 11 (2.89%) Bloomberg
12 10 (2.62%) Wyse
13 9 (2.36%) Remedy
13 9 (2.36%) AppSense
13 9 (2.36%) Lotus
14 7 (1.84%) Mitel
14 7 (1.84%) Reuters
15 6 (1.57%) Intel
15 6 (1.57%) Juniper
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