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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 657 733 738
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 213 169 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 191 125 104
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
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
97873 102079 98901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81046 83378 83612
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +37 131 £31,750 +7.62% 11
South East -24 34 £26,000 +9.47% 1
East Midlands +28 12 £23,750 -1.04%
East of England +23 12 £25,000 +5.26% 3
North West -1 8 £19,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -10 7 £24,250 +1.04% 2
South West -17 5 £21,750 -5.22% 1
Yorkshire +5 4 £25,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 353 (89.82%) Windows
2 227 (57.76%) Active Directory
3 220 (55.98%) Windows 7
4 205 (52.16%) Microsoft
5 154 (39.19%) MS Office
6 133 (33.84%) MS Excel
7 120 (30.53%) ITIL
8 102 (25.95%) Blackberry
9 99 (25.19%) Citrix
10 95 (24.17%) Finance
11 80 (20.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 79 (20.10%) Windows XP
13 77 (19.59%) MS Exchange
14 76 (19.34%) Cisco
15 71 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
16 66 (16.79%) VMware
16 66 (16.79%) Windows 8
17 59 (15.01%) SCCM
18 52 (13.23%) Apple
19 51 (12.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 50 (12.72%) TCP/IP
21 47 (11.96%) LAN
22 46 (11.70%) XenApp
23 45 (11.45%) Windows Server 2003
24 44 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
25 43 (10.94%) SLA
26 41 (10.43%) MCSE
27 36 (9.16%) WAN
27 36 (9.16%) Avaya
27 36 (9.16%) Office 365

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 77 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 51 (12.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 29 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (4.83%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (3.31%) Lync
6 13 (3.31%) IBM Notes
7 12 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.76%) IIS
9 3 (0.76%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.51%) Apache
11 1 (0.25%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 154 (39.19%) MS Office
2 133 (33.84%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) Revit
4 2 (0.51%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.51%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.16%) Office 365
2 15 (3.82%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.72%) TCP/IP
2 47 (11.96%) LAN
3 36 (9.16%) WAN
4 35 (8.91%) VPN
5 31 (7.89%) DNS
6 24 (6.11%) DHCP
7 22 (5.60%) Wireless
8 20 (5.09%) Firewall
9 13 (3.31%) VoIP
10 11 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (2.29%) Internet
12 7 (1.78%) 3G
12 7 (1.78%) IP Telephony
13 6 (1.53%) ADSL
14 5 (1.27%) Network Security
15 4 (1.02%) SSH
16 3 (0.76%) Cisco IPT
17 2 (0.51%) NAS
17 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 95 (24.17%) Finance
2 20 (5.09%) Banking
3 19 (4.83%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.54%) Electronics
5 8 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.78%) Retail
7 6 (1.53%) Back Office
7 6 (1.53%) Military
8 5 (1.27%) Marketing
9 4 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (1.02%) Advertising
10 3 (0.76%) Law
10 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Games
11 2 (0.51%) French Language
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.27%) COM
2 2 (0.51%) WSH
2 2 (0.51%) HTML
2 2 (0.51%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.25%) LAMP
3 1 (0.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 102 (25.95%) Blackberry
2 29 (7.38%) Video Conferencing
3 26 (6.62%) iPhone
4 25 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.83%) Hedge funds
6 14 (3.56%) Fat Client
6 14 (3.56%) Thin Client
7 12 (3.05%) iPad
8 11 (2.80%) Replication
9 8 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.53%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.51%) Social Network
12 2 (0.51%) Equities
12 2 (0.51%) DTV
13 1 (0.25%) NHS
13 1 (0.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 353 (89.82%) Windows
2 220 (55.98%) Windows 7
3 79 (20.10%) Windows XP
4 71 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (16.79%) Windows 8
6 45 (11.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (8.14%) Mac OS X
8 31 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (6.87%) Android
10 24 (6.11%) Apple iOS
11 17 (4.33%) Windows Vista
12 15 (3.82%) Windows 2000
13 13 (3.31%) Mac OS
14 9 (2.29%) Linux
15 8 (2.04%) Windows Phone
16 5 (1.27%) UNIX
17 2 (0.51%) Debian
17 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (30.53%) ITIL
2 29 (7.38%) Service Delivery
3 21 (5.34%) Asset Management
4 15 (3.82%) Service Management
5 12 (3.05%) Software Deployment
6 11 (2.80%) Incident Management
7 9 (2.29%) ITSM
8 8 (2.04%) Line Management
9 7 (1.78%) Logistics
9 7 (1.78%) Problem Management
10 6 (1.53%) Project Planning
11 4 (1.02%) Investment Management
11 4 (1.02%) Change Management
11 4 (1.02%) E-Commerce
11 4 (1.02%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (1.02%) Mentoring
11 4 (1.02%) ITIL V3
12 3 (0.76%) Fault Management
12 3 (0.76%) Mobile Device Management
12 3 (0.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.83%) SQL
1 19 (4.83%) PowerShell
2 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
2 3 (0.76%) VB
2 3 (0.76%) C
3 2 (0.51%) Perl
4 1 (0.25%) PHP
4 1 (0.25%) VBScript
4 1 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 80 (20.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (10.43%) MCSE
3 35 (8.91%) MCP
4 25 (6.36%) MCSA
5 24 (6.11%) Degree
6 17 (4.33%) MCITP
7 12 (3.05%) MCTS
7 12 (3.05%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.80%) CCNA
8 11 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.54%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.29%) MCDST
11 8 (2.04%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.76%) ACSP
14 2 (0.51%) CCA
14 2 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.51%) CCNP
14 2 (0.51%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 227 (57.76%) Active Directory
2 46 (11.70%) XenApp
3 44 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (5.85%) Hyper-V
5 22 (5.60%) XenDesktop
6 18 (4.58%) Xen
7 11 (2.80%) vSphere
8 7 (1.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.25%) Firmware
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 59 (15.01%) SCCM
2 8 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.78%) WSUS
3 7 (1.78%) DameWare
4 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 205 (52.16%) Microsoft
2 99 (25.19%) Citrix
3 76 (19.34%) Cisco
4 66 (16.79%) VMware
5 52 (13.23%) Apple
6 36 (9.16%) Avaya
7 33 (8.40%) HP
8 30 (7.63%) Dell
9 22 (5.60%) Reuters
10 20 (5.09%) McAfee
10 20 (5.09%) ServiceNow
10 20 (5.09%) Wyse
11 18 (4.58%) FactSet
12 13 (3.31%) Lotus
13 12 (3.05%) Symantec
13 12 (3.05%) Remedy
13 12 (3.05%) Mitel
14 11 (2.80%) Polycom
15 9 (2.29%) Altiris
16 7 (1.78%) Juniper
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