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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 635 678 769
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +91
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 270 259 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 261 241 204
Median salary £29,000 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.09%
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
88827 98485 108945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.38% 96.51% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75797 82143 90028
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 £26,500 £27,000
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 June 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 June 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 +74 158 £32,500 +11.58% 10
South East +47 63 £26,500 +6.00% 6
East of England +36 20 £26,000 +4.00% 2
Yorkshire +39 10 £23,000 -7.42% 1
East Midlands +16 7 £25,000 +6.38%
South West +3 4 £22,500 +7.14%
West Midlands -35 4 £25,211 +2.90%
North West +1 3 £19,000 -24.00% 1
North East -1 1 £24,750 -16.80%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 452 (83.55%) Windows
2 354 (65.43%) Active Directory
3 275 (50.83%) Microsoft
4 238 (43.99%) Windows 7
5 184 (34.01%) MS Office
6 143 (26.43%) MS Excel
7 127 (23.48%) MS Exchange
8 123 (22.74%) Windows 8
9 112 (20.70%) Citrix
9 112 (20.70%) Windows Server
10 109 (20.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 107 (19.78%) SCCM
12 99 (18.30%) Finance
13 97 (17.93%) Windows XP
14 95 (17.56%) TCP/IP
14 95 (17.56%) ITIL
15 80 (14.79%) Cisco
16 79 (14.60%) VMware
17 78 (14.42%) LAN
18 77 (14.23%) DNS
19 74 (13.68%) Blackberry
20 73 (13.49%) Android
21 71 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2010
21 71 (13.12%) Mac OS X
22 69 (12.75%) Apple
22 69 (12.75%) DHCP
23 68 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
24 66 (12.20%) Windows 10
25 64 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
26 63 (11.65%) SLA

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
1 127 (23.48%) MS Exchange
2 71 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (7.76%) Skype for Business
4 37 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.74%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.55%) IIS
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 184 (34.01%) MS Office
2 143 (26.43%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Eikon
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.02%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 95 (17.56%) TCP/IP
2 78 (14.42%) LAN
3 77 (14.23%) DNS
4 69 (12.75%) DHCP
5 61 (11.28%) WAN
6 38 (7.02%) Skype
6 38 (7.02%) VPN
7 33 (6.10%) VoIP
7 33 (6.10%) Wireless
8 23 (4.25%) SAN
9 19 (3.51%) Internet
10 14 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (2.22%) Firewall
12 11 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.11%) IP Telephony
15 5 (0.92%) VLAN
15 5 (0.92%) WebEx
16 4 (0.74%) 3G
16 4 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.18%) MS Access
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 99 (18.30%) Finance
2 23 (4.25%) Banking
3 14 (2.59%) Games
4 12 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.85%) Back Office
5 10 (1.85%) Retail
6 9 (1.66%) Legal
6 9 (1.66%) Marketing
7 8 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.48%) Law
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Billing
9 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.37%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.59%) XMPP
2 4 (0.74%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.37%) ODBC
4 1 (0.18%) .NET
4 1 (0.18%) HTML
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.18%) XML
4 1 (0.18%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.68%) Blackberry
2 53 (9.80%) Driving Licence
3 47 (8.69%) iPhone
4 44 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.99%) Fat Client
5 27 (4.99%) Thin Client
6 25 (4.62%) Smartphone
6 25 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
7 24 (4.44%) Hedge funds
8 16 (2.96%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.59%) Computer Science
10 13 (2.40%) iPad
11 12 (2.22%) HP StoreVirtual
12 11 (2.03%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.74%) NHS
13 4 (0.74%) Social Media
14 3 (0.55%) Handset
15 2 (0.37%) AS400
15 2 (0.37%) Mathematics
15 2 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 452 (83.55%) Windows
2 238 (43.99%) Windows 7
3 123 (22.74%) Windows 8
4 112 (20.70%) Windows Server
5 109 (20.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 97 (17.93%) Windows XP
7 73 (13.49%) Android
8 71 (13.12%) Mac OS X
9 68 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (12.20%) Windows 10
11 64 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 47 (8.69%) Apple iOS
13 21 (3.88%) Mac OS
14 19 (3.51%) Linux
14 19 (3.51%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.18%) AIX
15 1 (0.18%) CentOS
15 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Unix
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (17.56%) ITIL
2 36 (6.65%) Asset Management
3 35 (6.47%) Mentoring
4 31 (5.73%) Mobile Device Management
5 20 (3.70%) Patch Management
6 19 (3.51%) Data Protection
7 18 (3.33%) Software Distribution
8 17 (3.14%) Incident Management
8 17 (3.14%) Migration
9 15 (2.77%) Service Management
10 13 (2.40%) Service Delivery
11 12 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (1.66%) ITSM
14 8 (1.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (1.48%) Project Management
14 8 (1.48%) Project Planning
15 7 (1.29%) CRM
16 6 (1.11%) Change Management
16 6 (1.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 16 (2.96%) C
3 5 (0.92%) SQL
4 3 (0.55%) Java
5 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.18%) C++
5 1 (0.18%) PHP
5 1 (0.18%) Python
5 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (6.84%) Degree
3 17 (3.14%) CCNA
3 17 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (2.22%) MCP
5 10 (1.85%) MCSA
5 10 (1.85%) MCSE
6 8 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.92%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.37%) MOS
11 1 (0.18%) CCA
11 1 (0.18%) CCDA
11 1 (0.18%) Dell Certification
11 1 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (11.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 354 (65.43%) Active Directory
2 51 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.10%) XenApp
4 22 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.03%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.85%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.55%) XenServer
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 107 (19.78%) SCCM
2 28 (5.18%) WSUS
3 10 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.11%) Casper Suite
5 4 (0.74%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.55%) DameWare
6 3 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.55%) Opsview
6 3 (0.55%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.55%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.18%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 275 (50.83%) Microsoft
2 112 (20.70%) Citrix
3 80 (14.79%) Cisco
4 79 (14.60%) VMware
5 69 (12.75%) Apple
6 46 (8.50%) Bloomberg
7 38 (7.02%) HP
8 26 (4.81%) Polycom
9 22 (4.07%) Reuters
10 20 (3.70%) Dell
11 19 (3.51%) Mitel
12 18 (3.33%) Avaya
13 17 (3.14%) Samsung
14 15 (2.77%) Fidessa
15 14 (2.59%) Symantec
16 12 (2.22%) Intel
17 10 (1.85%) Altiris
18 8 (1.48%) Adobe
18 8 (1.48%) Toshiba
19 7 (1.29%) Sophos
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