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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 666 645 710
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 237 287 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 223 249 146
Average salary £26,500 £27,850 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.84% +11.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
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
89882 94415 94645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.13% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 76200 78954 76880
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -7 129 £29,000 - 22
South East -21 47 £26,500 -11.66% 4
East of England +10 14 £26,000 +4.00% 2
North West +29 13 £23,500 +4.44% 3
South West -3 10 £23,500 -4.08% 4
West Midlands -25 9 £22,500 -11.76% 2
Yorkshire +10 8 £24,250 -2.51% 2
East Midlands 0 7 £32,909 +46.26% 1
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 435 (87.35%) Windows
2 342 (68.67%) Active Directory
3 289 (58.03%) Microsoft
4 227 (45.58%) Windows 7
5 184 (36.95%) MS Office
6 156 (31.33%) Windows Server
7 137 (27.51%) MS Excel
8 133 (26.71%) Finance
9 130 (26.10%) MS Exchange
10 122 (24.50%) Citrix
11 117 (23.49%) ITIL
12 113 (22.69%) Windows 8
13 101 (20.28%) Windows XP
14 100 (20.08%) VMware
15 94 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
16 90 (18.07%) SCCM
17 85 (17.07%) TCP/IP
18 83 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
19 74 (14.86%) DNS
20 72 (14.46%) Apple
20 72 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
21 68 (13.65%) Blackberry
22 65 (13.05%) DHCP
23 62 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
24 61 (12.25%) Android
25 60 (12.05%) Cisco
26 57 (11.45%) Mac OS X
27 56 (11.24%) Driving Licence
28 55 (11.04%) Windows Server 2003
29 52 (10.44%) SLA

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 130 (26.10%) MS Exchange
2 49 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (7.43%) Skype for Business
4 36 (7.23%) SharePoint
5 30 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.20%) IIS
10 1 (0.20%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) CMS
10 1 (0.20%) Confluence
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 184 (36.95%) MS Office
2 137 (27.51%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Eikon
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.84%) Office 365
2 4 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.80%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 85 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 74 (14.86%) DNS
3 65 (13.05%) DHCP
4 48 (9.64%) LAN
5 39 (7.83%) WAN
6 38 (7.63%) VPN
7 25 (5.02%) Firewall
8 23 (4.62%) Skype
9 19 (3.82%) Internet
9 19 (3.82%) Wireless
10 16 (3.21%) VoIP
11 13 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (2.61%) SAN
12 11 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.41%) SMTP
14 5 (1.00%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.00%) VLAN
15 4 (0.80%) NAS
15 4 (0.80%) WLAN
16 3 (0.60%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.20%) DB2
3 1 (0.20%) MySQL
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.00%) JIRA
2 2 (0.40%) Selenium
3 1 (0.20%) ProC
General
1 133 (26.71%) Finance
2 35 (7.03%) Banking
3 15 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.01%) Retail
5 9 (1.81%) Law
5 9 (1.81%) Legal
6 7 (1.41%) Back Office
6 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.00%) Billing
7 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.00%) Marketing
8 4 (0.80%) Advertising
8 4 (0.80%) Games
8 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.60%) Publishing
10 2 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.41%) XMPP
2 2 (0.40%) COM
3 1 (0.20%) CSS
3 1 (0.20%) HTML
3 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 68 (13.65%) Blackberry
2 56 (11.24%) Driving Licence
3 36 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.42%) iPhone
5 18 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (3.01%) Fat Client
6 15 (3.01%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.01%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.41%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.41%) iPad
9 7 (1.41%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.20%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.80%) Handset
11 4 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.80%) Replication
12 3 (0.60%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.60%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (0.60%) NHS
13 2 (0.40%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 435 (87.35%) Windows
2 227 (45.58%) Windows 7
3 156 (31.33%) Windows Server
4 113 (22.69%) Windows 8
5 101 (20.28%) Windows XP
6 94 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (12.25%) Android
9 57 (11.45%) Mac OS X
10 55 (11.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 46 (9.24%) Apple iOS
12 31 (6.22%) Linux
13 27 (5.42%) Windows 10
14 22 (4.42%) Mac OS
15 21 (4.22%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.60%) Unix
17 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (23.49%) ITIL
2 35 (7.03%) Incident Management
3 33 (6.63%) Patch Management
4 31 (6.22%) Asset Management
5 20 (4.02%) Mentoring
6 18 (3.61%) Service Management
7 12 (2.41%) ITSM
8 11 (2.21%) Migration
9 10 (2.01%) Service Delivery
9 10 (2.01%) Software Distribution
10 9 (1.81%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (1.81%) Change Management
11 8 (1.61%) CRM
12 7 (1.41%) Data Protection
12 7 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (1.41%) ITIL V3
12 7 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (1.41%) Server Patching
13 6 (1.20%) Problem Management
13 6 (1.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.22%) PowerShell
2 13 (2.61%) SQL
3 9 (1.81%) C
4 3 (0.60%) VBScript
5 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.40%) Java
5 2 (0.40%) Perl
5 2 (0.40%) PHP
5 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.20%) Python
6 1 (0.20%) VB
6 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (6.22%) Degree
3 28 (5.62%) MCSA
4 26 (5.22%) MCSE
5 22 (4.42%) MCP
6 21 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.41%) MCDST
8 10 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.61%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.61%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.20%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.20%) MCITP
11 5 (1.00%) CCNA
11 5 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.00%) MCTS
12 2 (0.40%) CCA
12 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.20%) ACSA
13 1 (0.20%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 342 (68.67%) Active Directory
2 72 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.43%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.62%) XenApp
5 10 (2.01%) Terminal Services
5 10 (2.01%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.81%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.81%) Xen
7 8 (1.61%) Firmware
8 5 (1.00%) vSphere
9 4 (0.80%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.20%) vCloud
11 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 90 (18.07%) SCCM
2 11 (2.21%) WSUS
3 5 (1.00%) DameWare
3 5 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.60%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.40%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.20%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 289 (58.03%) Microsoft
2 122 (24.50%) Citrix
3 100 (20.08%) VMware
4 72 (14.46%) Apple
5 60 (12.05%) Cisco
6 46 (9.24%) HP
7 35 (7.03%) Dell
8 20 (4.02%) Avaya
9 17 (3.41%) Bloomberg
10 16 (3.21%) Polycom
11 15 (3.01%) Altiris
12 14 (2.81%) Mitel
13 13 (2.61%) Symantec
13 13 (2.61%) Toshiba
14 12 (2.41%) Reuters
15 11 (2.21%) Google
16 10 (2.01%) Sophos
17 9 (1.81%) LANDesk
18 8 (1.61%) Wyse
19 7 (1.41%) Adobe
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