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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 661 748 724
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 193 141 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 178 123 101
Average salary £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,480 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,300 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 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 22 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 +73 98 £29,000 -3.33% 12
South East +12 46 £24,000 -4.00% 5
East of England +23 13 £25,500 +22.89% 3
West Midlands - 13 £26,250 -
South West -16 10 £21,000 -7.59% 3
North West +4 7 £26,500 +23.25%
East Midlands +9 4 £22,250 -41.44%
Yorkshire +8 3 £25,000 -
North East -2 1 £28,500 +42.50%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 365 (90.35%) Windows
2 246 (60.89%) Windows 7
3 229 (56.68%) Microsoft
3 229 (56.68%) Active Directory
4 177 (43.81%) MS Office
5 159 (39.36%) MS Excel
6 138 (34.16%) ITIL
7 119 (29.46%) Blackberry
8 115 (28.47%) Citrix
9 95 (23.51%) Finance
10 88 (21.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 84 (20.79%) Windows XP
12 80 (19.80%) MS Exchange
13 77 (19.06%) Windows 8
14 73 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 73 (18.07%) SCCM
15 65 (16.09%) XenApp
16 63 (15.59%) VMware
16 63 (15.59%) TCP/IP
17 61 (15.10%) Cisco
18 55 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
19 53 (13.12%) Apple
20 51 (12.62%) MCSE
21 49 (12.13%) DNS
21 49 (12.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 47 (11.63%) MCP
23 44 (10.89%) HP
24 43 (10.64%) LAN
25 42 (10.40%) WAN
25 42 (10.40%) DHCP

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 80 (19.80%) MS Exchange
2 49 (12.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (4.21%) IBM Notes
5 15 (3.71%) Lync
6 14 (3.47%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.74%) IIS
10 3 (0.74%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.50%) Confluence
11 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.50%) Apache
12 1 (0.25%) GroupWise
Applications
1 177 (43.81%) MS Office
2 159 (39.36%) MS Excel
3 22 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.74%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.74%) MS Project
6 3 (0.74%) Revit
6 3 (0.74%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.25%) Front Arena
1 1 (0.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.43%) Office 365
2 9 (2.23%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (15.59%) TCP/IP
2 49 (12.13%) DNS
3 43 (10.64%) LAN
4 42 (10.40%) WAN
4 42 (10.40%) DHCP
5 29 (7.18%) VPN
6 25 (6.19%) VoIP
7 23 (5.69%) Wireless
8 19 (4.70%) Firewall
9 11 (2.72%) Internet
10 8 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (1.49%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.49%) Network Security
11 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.24%) ADSL
13 3 (0.74%) Intranet
13 3 (0.74%) MPLS
13 3 (0.74%) PSTN
13 3 (0.74%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.74%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 95 (23.51%) Finance
2 19 (4.70%) Banking
3 18 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.22%) Marketing
5 8 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.98%) Mandarin Language
6 7 (1.73%) Back Office
7 6 (1.49%) Advertising
8 4 (0.99%) French Language
9 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.74%) Electronics
9 3 (0.74%) Law
9 3 (0.74%) Legal
9 3 (0.74%) Retail
10 2 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.24%) COM
2 4 (0.99%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.74%) WSH
3 3 (0.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 119 (29.46%) Blackberry
2 55 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (8.17%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (5.94%) iPhone
5 19 (4.70%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.97%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.97%) Thin Client
6 12 (2.97%) iPad
7 7 (1.73%) Replication
8 4 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.74%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.50%) Equities
10 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.50%) Wiki
10 2 (0.50%) Social Network
10 2 (0.50%) NHS
11 1 (0.25%) EPoS
11 1 (0.25%) DTV
11 1 (0.25%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 365 (90.35%) Windows
2 246 (60.89%) Windows 7
3 84 (20.79%) Windows XP
4 77 (19.06%) Windows 8
5 73 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (9.65%) Mac OS X
6 39 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (6.19%) Windows Vista
9 20 (4.95%) Android
10 19 (4.70%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.72%) Windows 2000
12 10 (2.48%) Linux
13 7 (1.73%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.24%) UNIX
15 3 (0.74%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.50%) Debian
17 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (34.16%) ITIL
2 33 (8.17%) Service Delivery
3 20 (4.95%) Service Management
3 20 (4.95%) Asset Management
4 19 (4.70%) Project Planning
5 16 (3.96%) Software Deployment
6 14 (3.47%) Project Management
7 11 (2.72%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (2.48%) Incident Management
8 10 (2.48%) Problem Management
9 9 (2.23%) ITSM
9 9 (2.23%) Mentoring
10 8 (1.98%) Line Management
11 7 (1.73%) Logistics
12 6 (1.49%) Investment Management
13 5 (1.24%) Time Management
14 4 (0.99%) Mobile Device Management
14 4 (0.99%) E-Commerce
14 4 (0.99%) Change Management
15 3 (0.74%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.20%) SQL
2 19 (4.70%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.73%) C
4 3 (0.74%) VB
5 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.50%) VBScript
5 2 (0.50%) Perl
6 1 (0.25%) Java
6 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 88 (21.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (12.62%) MCSE
3 47 (11.63%) MCP
4 27 (6.68%) MCSA
5 25 (6.19%) A+ Certification
6 24 (5.94%) Degree
7 19 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (3.71%) MCITP
9 13 (3.22%) CCNA
9 13 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.72%) MCTS
11 9 (2.23%) MCDST
12 8 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.49%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.99%) ACSP
14 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.99%) CCNP
15 2 (0.50%) MOS
15 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.50%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) COBIT
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 229 (56.68%) Active Directory
2 65 (16.09%) XenApp
3 40 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (9.16%) XenDesktop
5 26 (6.44%) Hyper-V
6 25 (6.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 18 (4.46%) Xen
8 11 (2.72%) vSphere
9 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.25%) Firmware
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 73 (18.07%) SCCM
2 8 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.73%) DameWare
4 6 (1.49%) WSUS
5 4 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.74%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.50%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.25%) Nagios
8 1 (0.25%) SCOM
8 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 229 (56.68%) Microsoft
2 115 (28.47%) Citrix
3 63 (15.59%) VMware
4 61 (15.10%) Cisco
5 53 (13.12%) Apple
6 44 (10.89%) HP
7 28 (6.93%) Dell
8 23 (5.69%) Avaya
8 23 (5.69%) Reuters
9 21 (5.20%) ServiceNow
10 20 (4.95%) Wyse
11 19 (4.70%) McAfee
12 18 (4.46%) FactSet
13 17 (4.21%) Lotus
14 15 (3.71%) Symantec
15 12 (2.97%) Polycom
16 11 (2.72%) Remedy
17 9 (2.23%) Adobe
18 7 (1.73%) Juniper
18 7 (1.73%) Mitel
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