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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 648 700 731
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 246 249 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 233 234 182
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
86998 98052 105037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 73929 82173 85485
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +48 136 £32,500 +4.00% 8
South East +12 60 £26,500 -3.63% 6
East of England +22 16 £25,000 -9.09%
East Midlands +21 13 £19,000 -17.39%
Yorkshire +33 7 £22,000 -12.00%
South West +2 7 £27,500 +14.58%
West Midlands -15 6 £26,500 +15.21% 1
North East +8 1 £24,750 +3.12%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 434 (81.73%) Windows
2 343 (64.60%) Active Directory
3 281 (52.92%) Microsoft
4 220 (41.43%) Windows 7
5 183 (34.46%) MS Office
6 130 (24.48%) MS Excel
7 117 (22.03%) Citrix
8 116 (21.85%) ITIL
9 115 (21.66%) MS Exchange
10 114 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 111 (20.90%) Windows 8
12 107 (20.15%) SCCM
12 107 (20.15%) Windows Server
13 106 (19.96%) Finance
14 88 (16.57%) TCP/IP
15 79 (14.88%) LAN
16 78 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 78 (14.69%) Windows 10
17 77 (14.50%) Mac OS X
18 75 (14.12%) Apple
19 71 (13.37%) Office 365
20 70 (13.18%) DNS
21 68 (12.81%) Windows XP
21 68 (12.81%) Blackberry
22 64 (12.05%) Cisco
22 64 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
23 63 (11.86%) DHCP
24 62 (11.68%) VMware
25 60 (11.30%) Windows Server 2003
26 59 (11.11%) 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
1 115 (21.66%) MS Exchange
2 64 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (8.47%) Skype for Business
4 35 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (3.77%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.75%) IIS
10 3 (0.56%) Apache
10 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 183 (34.46%) MS Office
2 130 (24.48%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.45%) Eikon
2 4 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 71 (13.37%) Office 365
2 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.56%) Yammer
5 2 (0.38%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (16.57%) TCP/IP
2 79 (14.88%) LAN
3 70 (13.18%) DNS
4 63 (11.86%) DHCP
5 59 (11.11%) WAN
6 42 (7.91%) Skype
7 41 (7.72%) VPN
8 37 (6.97%) VoIP
9 27 (5.08%) Wireless
10 21 (3.95%) Internet
11 18 (3.39%) Firewall
12 17 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
12 17 (3.20%) SAN
13 16 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (1.69%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.32%) NAS
17 6 (1.13%) 3G
17 6 (1.13%) WebEx
18 5 (0.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.56%) MySQL
3 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.19%) MS Access
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 106 (19.96%) Finance
2 22 (4.14%) Banking
3 15 (2.82%) Games
3 15 (2.82%) Marketing
4 14 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.45%) Back Office
6 12 (2.26%) Retail
7 11 (2.07%) Advertising
8 8 (1.51%) Legal
9 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.38%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.38%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.82%) Software Packaging
2 10 (1.88%) XMPP
3 3 (0.56%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.38%) ODBC
5 1 (0.19%) .NET
5 1 (0.19%) HTML
5 1 (0.19%) Web Services
5 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.81%) Blackberry
2 46 (8.66%) Driving Licence
3 41 (7.72%) iPhone
4 38 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.84%) Video Conferencing
6 27 (5.08%) Hedge funds
7 25 (4.71%) Fat Client
7 25 (4.71%) Thin Client
8 20 (3.77%) Smartphone
9 17 (3.20%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.64%) iPad
11 12 (2.26%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
13 6 (1.13%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.75%) Replication
15 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.56%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.56%) Social Media
15 3 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 434 (81.73%) Windows
2 220 (41.43%) Windows 7
3 114 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 111 (20.90%) Windows 8
5 107 (20.15%) Windows Server
6 78 (14.69%) Windows 10
6 78 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (14.50%) Mac OS X
8 68 (12.81%) Windows XP
9 60 (11.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 57 (10.73%) Android
11 37 (6.97%) Apple iOS
12 34 (6.40%) Linux
13 19 (3.58%) Mac OS
13 19 (3.58%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.75%) Unix
15 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.19%) AIX
16 1 (0.19%) CentOS
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (21.85%) ITIL
2 37 (6.97%) Mobile Device Management
3 27 (5.08%) Software Distribution
4 25 (4.71%) Asset Management
4 25 (4.71%) Mentoring
5 15 (2.82%) Application Virtualisation
5 15 (2.82%) Migration
6 14 (2.64%) ITSM
6 14 (2.64%) Service Management
7 13 (2.45%) Compatibility Testing
7 13 (2.45%) Service Delivery
8 12 (2.26%) Data Protection
8 12 (2.26%) Patch Management
9 11 (2.07%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (2.07%) Change Management
9 11 (2.07%) Project Management
10 10 (1.88%) Investment Management
10 10 (1.88%) Problem Management
11 6 (1.13%) Incident Management
11 6 (1.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.97%) PowerShell
2 20 (3.77%) C
3 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.38%) Java
4 2 (0.38%) SQL
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
5 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (5.46%) Degree
3 20 (3.77%) CCNA
3 20 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (3.77%) MCP
4 18 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.01%) MCSE
6 15 (2.82%) MCSA
7 14 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.69%) MCITP
9 7 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.56%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.56%) MCDST
11 3 (0.56%) MOS
11 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.19%) CCDA
12 1 (0.19%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.55%) SLA
2 5 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 343 (64.60%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.21%) XenApp
4 26 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (2.64%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (1.88%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.56%) vSphere
10 3 (0.56%) Xen
11 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.38%) XenServer
12 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 107 (20.15%) SCCM
2 27 (5.08%) WSUS
3 8 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.13%) Casper Suite
5 5 (0.94%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.94%) DameWare
6 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.56%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.38%) Opsview
8 2 (0.38%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.19%) SCOM
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 281 (52.92%) Microsoft
2 117 (22.03%) Citrix
3 75 (14.12%) Apple
4 64 (12.05%) Cisco
5 62 (11.68%) VMware
6 49 (9.23%) Bloomberg
7 38 (7.16%) HP
8 30 (5.65%) Reuters
9 27 (5.08%) Polycom
10 18 (3.39%) Dell
11 17 (3.20%) Intel
12 15 (2.82%) Fidessa
13 13 (2.45%) Avaya
13 13 (2.45%) Mitel
14 11 (2.07%) Symantec
15 10 (1.88%) Samsung
16 9 (1.69%) Intel Security
16 9 (1.69%) ServiceNow
17 7 (1.32%) Remedy
17 7 (1.32%) Sophos
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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