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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 660 727 741
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 210 164 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 193 133 97
Average salary £26,250 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,850 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £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
97192 104489 96781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.61% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 85908 81520
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +59 111 £30,000 - 4
South East +9 46 £23,500 -6.00% 5
East of England +28 15 £25,250 +23.17% 3
West Midlands -10 10 £25,000 +4.16% 3
North West +2 9 £25,000 -9.09% 1
South West -9 9 £21,000 -6.66% 1
East Midlands +7 8 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Yorkshire +7 3 £25,000 -
North East -9 1 £28,500 +42.50% 1
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 361 (91.16%) Windows
2 239 (60.35%) Windows 7
3 227 (57.32%) Active Directory
4 225 (56.82%) Microsoft
5 172 (43.43%) MS Office
6 154 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 136 (34.34%) ITIL
8 121 (30.56%) Blackberry
9 110 (27.78%) Citrix
10 98 (24.75%) Finance
11 88 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 81 (20.45%) Windows XP
13 79 (19.95%) MS Exchange
14 74 (18.69%) SCCM
14 74 (18.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 69 (17.42%) Windows 8
16 66 (16.67%) VMware
17 64 (16.16%) XenApp
18 63 (15.91%) Cisco
18 63 (15.91%) TCP/IP
19 55 (13.89%) Apple
20 52 (13.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 49 (12.37%) DNS
21 49 (12.37%) MCSE
21 49 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
22 48 (12.12%) LAN
22 48 (12.12%) MCP
23 46 (11.62%) WAN
23 46 (11.62%) HP
24 42 (10.61%) DHCP

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 79 (19.95%) MS Exchange
2 52 (13.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (4.29%) IBM Notes
5 16 (4.04%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.79%) Lync
7 12 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.01%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.76%) IIS
12 2 (0.51%) Apache
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.25%) Confluence
13 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.25%) GroupWise
Applications
1 172 (43.43%) MS Office
2 154 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 22 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.76%) MS Project
5 3 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.51%) Revit
6 2 (0.51%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Front Arena
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.83%) Office 365
2 10 (2.53%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 49 (12.37%) DNS
3 48 (12.12%) LAN
4 46 (11.62%) WAN
5 42 (10.61%) DHCP
6 29 (7.32%) VPN
7 25 (6.31%) VoIP
8 22 (5.56%) Firewall
9 21 (5.30%) Wireless
10 11 (2.78%) Internet
11 8 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.52%) Network Security
12 6 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.52%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.26%) ADSL
14 3 (0.76%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.76%) SSH
14 3 (0.76%) Cisco IPT
15 2 (0.51%) Intranet
15 2 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.78%) 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 (2.02%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 98 (24.75%) Finance
2 20 (5.05%) Banking
3 17 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.28%) Marketing
5 8 (2.02%) Mandarin Language
5 8 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.77%) Back Office
7 5 (1.26%) Retail
7 5 (1.26%) Advertising
8 4 (1.01%) Electronics
9 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.76%) Law
9 3 (0.76%) French Language
10 2 (0.51%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.26%) COM
2 4 (1.01%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.76%) WSH
4 2 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (30.56%) Blackberry
2 49 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (6.06%) iPhone
5 21 (5.30%) Hedge funds
6 12 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 12 (3.03%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.78%) iPad
8 9 (2.27%) Replication
9 4 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.76%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.51%) Wiki
11 2 (0.51%) Social Network
11 2 (0.51%) Equities
11 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) NHS
12 1 (0.25%) DTV
12 1 (0.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 361 (91.16%) Windows
2 239 (60.35%) Windows 7
3 81 (20.45%) Windows XP
4 74 (18.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (17.42%) Windows 8
6 40 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (8.84%) Mac OS X
9 22 (5.56%) Windows Vista
9 22 (5.56%) Android
10 21 (5.30%) Apple iOS
11 14 (3.54%) Windows 2000
12 9 (2.27%) Linux
13 8 (2.02%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.26%) UNIX
15 4 (1.01%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (34.34%) ITIL
2 30 (7.58%) Service Delivery
3 20 (5.05%) Service Management
4 19 (4.80%) Asset Management
4 19 (4.80%) Project Planning
5 14 (3.54%) Software Deployment
6 13 (3.28%) Project Management
7 11 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (2.53%) Incident Management
8 10 (2.53%) Problem Management
9 9 (2.27%) ITSM
10 8 (2.02%) Line Management
11 7 (1.77%) Logistics
12 5 (1.26%) Investment Management
12 5 (1.26%) Mentoring
13 4 (1.01%) Time Management
13 4 (1.01%) Change Management
14 3 (0.76%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (0.76%) Risk Management
14 3 (0.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.55%) SQL
1 18 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 5 (1.26%) C
3 3 (0.76%) VB
4 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.25%) Perl
5 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (12.37%) MCSE
3 48 (12.12%) MCP
4 26 (6.57%) Degree
5 25 (6.31%) MCSA
6 23 (5.81%) A+ Certification
7 19 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (3.79%) MCITP
9 12 (3.03%) MCTS
10 11 (2.78%) MCDST
10 11 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.78%) CCNA
11 8 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.52%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.01%) ACSP
13 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.76%) CCNP
15 2 (0.51%) CCA
15 2 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.51%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 227 (57.32%) Active Directory
2 64 (16.16%) XenApp
3 42 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (9.34%) XenDesktop
5 25 (6.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 24 (6.06%) Hyper-V
7 18 (4.55%) Xen
8 11 (2.78%) vSphere
9 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) Firmware
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 74 (18.69%) SCCM
2 8 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.77%) DameWare
4 6 (1.52%) WSUS
5 4 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.51%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.25%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.25%) SCOM
8 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 225 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 110 (27.78%) Citrix
3 66 (16.67%) VMware
4 63 (15.91%) Cisco
5 55 (13.89%) Apple
6 46 (11.62%) HP
7 28 (7.07%) Dell
8 27 (6.82%) Avaya
9 22 (5.56%) Reuters
10 21 (5.30%) ServiceNow
11 20 (5.05%) McAfee
11 20 (5.05%) Wyse
12 18 (4.55%) FactSet
13 17 (4.29%) Lotus
14 15 (3.79%) Symantec
15 12 (3.03%) Polycom
16 11 (2.78%) Remedy
17 7 (1.77%) Mitel
17 7 (1.77%) Juniper
18 6 (1.52%) Adobe
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