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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 632 682 637
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 187 244 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 171 232 258
Median salary £25,500 £26,500 £27,850
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% -4.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £36,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
75309 92135 95896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62944 78123 79993
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +12 83 £32,500 +12.06% 5
South East +65 43 £22,750 -14.15% 6
South West +30 21 £25,000 +6.38% 1
East of England +26 15 £25,500 -1.92% 2
North West -8 14 £19,000 -19.14% 1
West Midlands +26 8 £25,000 +7.52% 1
East Midlands +8 4 £25,000 -24.03%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 334 (84.34%) Windows
2 242 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 198 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 170 (42.93%) MS Office
5 156 (39.39%) Windows 7
6 109 (27.53%) MS Excel
7 96 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 96 (24.24%) Office 365
8 91 (22.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 80 (20.20%) Windows 10
10 79 (19.95%) MS Exchange
11 78 (19.70%) ITIL
12 77 (19.44%) Windows Server
13 71 (17.93%) Windows 8
14 69 (17.42%) Citrix
15 62 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 62 (15.66%) VMware
16 61 (15.40%) Finance
16 61 (15.40%) LAN
17 59 (14.90%) TCP/IP
18 56 (14.14%) Thin Client
18 56 (14.14%) Fat Client
19 55 (13.89%) SCCM
20 53 (13.38%) Intel
21 52 (13.13%) WAN
21 52 (13.13%) Hyper-V
22 50 (12.63%) Firewall
23 43 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
24 42 (10.61%) PowerShell
25 41 (10.35%) Mac OS X

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 79 (19.95%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.77%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.51%) IIS
11 1 (0.25%) Apache
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 170 (42.93%) MS Office
2 109 (27.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Eikon
2 2 (0.51%) Summit
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 96 (24.24%) Office 365
2 28 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.76%) Dropbox
3 3 (0.76%) G Suite
4 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) Yammer
5 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (15.40%) LAN
2 59 (14.90%) TCP/IP
3 52 (13.13%) WAN
4 50 (12.63%) Firewall
5 28 (7.07%) DNS
6 24 (6.06%) DHCP
7 22 (5.56%) VPN
8 16 (4.04%) Wireless
9 15 (3.79%) VoIP
10 14 (3.54%) Internet
11 13 (3.28%) IP Telephony
12 12 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (2.53%) WLAN
15 6 (1.52%) NAS
15 6 (1.52%) SAN
16 4 (1.01%) PBX
16 4 (1.01%) Skype
16 4 (1.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.76%) FileMaker
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.77%) MSI
2 1 (0.25%) InstallShield
General
1 61 (15.40%) Finance
2 25 (6.31%) Banking
3 10 (2.53%) Advertising
4 8 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.52%) Marketing
6 6 (1.52%) Retail
7 5 (1.26%) Legal
8 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.76%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Local Government
10 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.29%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.52%) Web Services
3 5 (1.26%) REST
3 5 (1.26%) SOAP
4 2 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.14%) Fat Client
1 56 (14.14%) Thin Client
2 17 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.04%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.04%) Hedge funds
3 16 (4.04%) iPhone
4 9 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.77%) iPad
7 6 (1.52%) User Experience
8 5 (1.26%) Biotechnology
9 4 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.01%) Wiki
10 3 (0.76%) Replication
10 3 (0.76%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.51%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.51%) CESG
11 2 (0.51%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.51%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 334 (84.34%) Windows
2 156 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 96 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (22.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (20.20%) Windows 10
6 77 (19.44%) Windows Server
7 71 (17.93%) Windows 8
8 41 (10.35%) Mac OS X
9 30 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (7.32%) Android
11 27 (6.82%) Windows XP
12 21 (5.30%) Linux
13 19 (4.80%) Apple iOS
14 11 (2.78%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.26%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.76%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.25%) Unix
18 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (19.70%) ITIL
2 15 (3.79%) Service Management
2 15 (3.79%) Software Distribution
3 11 (2.78%) Application Virtualisation
3 11 (2.78%) Compatibility Testing
4 9 (2.27%) ITIL V3
4 9 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 8 (2.02%) B2B
5 8 (2.02%) Incident Management
6 6 (1.52%) Change Management
6 6 (1.52%) Patch Management
6 6 (1.52%) Time Management
7 5 (1.26%) CRM
7 5 (1.26%) Investment Management
7 5 (1.26%) Mentoring
7 5 (1.26%) Project Management
7 5 (1.26%) Software Deployment
8 4 (1.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (10.61%) PowerShell
2 9 (2.27%) SQL
3 3 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 30 (7.58%) MCP
3 30 (7.58%) MCSE
4 23 (5.81%) Degree
5 19 (4.80%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.29%) MCSA
7 14 (3.54%) MCITP
8 12 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.77%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.52%) MCTS
11 5 (1.26%) CCNA
11 5 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.51%) CCNP
13 2 (0.51%) MCDST
13 2 (0.51%) MOS
13 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.25%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.31%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 242 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 52 (13.13%) Hyper-V
3 43 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.56%) XenApp
5 19 (4.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (3.03%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.76%) vSphere
9 2 (0.51%) Firmware
9 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.51%) Xen
10 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (13.89%) SCCM
2 8 (2.02%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.52%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.52%) WSUS
4 3 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.76%) SCOM
4 3 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.25%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 198 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 69 (17.42%) Citrix
3 62 (15.66%) VMware
4 53 (13.38%) Intel
5 40 (10.10%) Apple
6 38 (9.60%) Cisco
7 28 (7.07%) Bloomberg
8 27 (6.82%) Reuters
9 21 (5.30%) HP
10 15 (3.79%) Dell
11 8 (2.02%) Google
11 8 (2.02%) Mitel
11 8 (2.02%) Sophos
12 7 (1.77%) Avaya
12 7 (1.77%) IBM
12 7 (1.77%) Sage
13 6 (1.52%) NetApp
13 6 (1.52%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.26%) Barracuda Networks
14 5 (1.26%) Nortel
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