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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 611 676 675
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 213 224 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 194 211 215
Median salary £25,500 £26,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% -5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,693
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £37,500 £35,000
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
76013 90271 93167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.52% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63587 76564 78024
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +23 85 £32,500 +12.06% 6
South East +67 62 £25,000 -5.66% 3
South West +36 25 £25,000 +6.38% 2
North West -4 18 £19,000 -19.14% 3
East of England +21 7 £26,000 - 1
West Midlands +2 7 £25,000 - 1
East Midlands +11 6 £19,000 -32.47%
Yorkshire +18 3 £28,000 +16.66%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 366 (83.56%) Windows
2 266 (60.73%) Active Directory
3 227 (51.83%) Microsoft
4 201 (45.89%) MS Office
5 173 (39.50%) Windows 7
6 117 (26.71%) MS Excel
7 114 (26.03%) Office 365
8 101 (23.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 97 (22.15%) ITIL
10 89 (20.32%) MS Exchange
10 89 (20.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 87 (19.86%) Windows Server
12 84 (19.18%) Windows 8
12 84 (19.18%) Citrix
13 80 (18.26%) Windows 10
14 67 (15.30%) SCCM
15 66 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 66 (15.07%) TCP/IP
15 66 (15.07%) Finance
16 63 (14.38%) Thin Client
16 63 (14.38%) Fat Client
17 61 (13.93%) VMware
17 61 (13.93%) Intel
18 58 (13.24%) Apple
19 56 (12.79%) Mac OS X
20 54 (12.33%) LAN
21 53 (12.10%) Firewall
22 52 (11.87%) Hyper-V
23 47 (10.73%) PowerShell
24 45 (10.27%) 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 89 (20.32%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (3.65%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.42%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.91%) IIS
9 3 (0.68%) Apache
9 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 201 (45.89%) MS Office
2 117 (26.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.91%) Eikon
3 2 (0.46%) Summit
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 114 (26.03%) Office 365
2 29 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.91%) Dropbox
4 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.68%) Yammer
5 2 (0.46%) G Suite
6 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.07%) TCP/IP
2 54 (12.33%) LAN
3 53 (12.10%) Firewall
4 45 (10.27%) WAN
5 30 (6.85%) DNS
6 25 (5.71%) DHCP
7 24 (5.48%) VPN
8 20 (4.57%) VoIP
9 15 (3.42%) Internet
10 14 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (3.20%) Wireless
11 13 (2.97%) IP Telephony
12 12 (2.74%) Skype
13 7 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (1.60%) NAS
13 7 (1.60%) SAN
14 5 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.14%) WLAN
15 4 (0.91%) PBX
15 4 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.68%) FileMaker
5 3 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.37%) MSI
2 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
General
1 66 (15.07%) Finance
2 24 (5.48%) Banking
3 14 (3.20%) Advertising
4 11 (2.51%) Legal
5 10 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.28%) Marketing
5 10 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.14%) Retail
7 4 (0.91%) Games
7 4 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Back Office
8 3 (0.68%) Local Government
9 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.25%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.37%) Web Services
3 5 (1.14%) REST
3 5 (1.14%) SOAP
4 2 (0.46%) XMPP
4 2 (0.46%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.38%) Fat Client
1 63 (14.38%) Thin Client
2 19 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (3.20%) Hedge funds
4 14 (3.20%) iPhone
5 12 (2.74%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.51%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.05%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.37%) iPad
8 6 (1.37%) User Experience
9 5 (1.14%) Biotechnology
9 5 (1.14%) Replication
10 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.91%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.91%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.91%) Wiki
11 2 (0.46%) CESG
11 2 (0.46%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 366 (83.56%) Windows
2 173 (39.50%) Windows 7
3 101 (23.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (20.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 87 (19.86%) Windows Server
6 84 (19.18%) Windows 8
7 80 (18.26%) Windows 10
8 56 (12.79%) Mac OS X
9 32 (7.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (7.08%) Windows XP
11 29 (6.62%) Linux
12 25 (5.71%) Android
13 19 (4.34%) Apple iOS
14 12 (2.74%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.37%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.68%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.46%) Unix
19 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (22.15%) ITIL
2 20 (4.57%) Software Distribution
3 19 (4.34%) Service Management
4 17 (3.88%) Application Virtualisation
5 16 (3.65%) Compatibility Testing
6 11 (2.51%) ITIL V3
6 11 (2.51%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (2.28%) Service Delivery
8 9 (2.05%) Investment Management
8 9 (2.05%) Problem Management
9 8 (1.83%) B2B
9 8 (1.83%) Mentoring
9 8 (1.83%) Patch Management
9 8 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (1.83%) Software Deployment
10 7 (1.60%) Asset Management
10 7 (1.60%) Change Management
10 7 (1.60%) ITSM
11 6 (1.37%) Incident Management
11 6 (1.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (10.73%) PowerShell
2 6 (1.37%) C
3 3 (0.68%) SQL
4 1 (0.23%) Java
4 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (8.22%) MCP
3 35 (7.99%) Security Cleared
4 30 (6.85%) MCSE
5 19 (4.34%) MCSA
6 18 (4.11%) MCITP
7 16 (3.65%) Degree
7 16 (3.65%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.60%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.37%) CCNA
10 6 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.37%) MCTS
11 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.68%) MCDST
11 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.46%) CCNP
12 2 (0.46%) MOS
13 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.23%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.08%) SLA
2 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 266 (60.73%) Active Directory
2 52 (11.87%) Hyper-V
3 44 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (5.48%) XenApp
5 23 (5.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (2.28%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.91%) vSphere
8 4 (0.91%) Xen
9 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.46%) Firmware
10 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 67 (15.30%) SCCM
2 6 (1.37%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.37%) WSUS
3 5 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.91%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.68%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.46%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 227 (51.83%) Microsoft
2 84 (19.18%) Citrix
3 61 (13.93%) Intel
3 61 (13.93%) VMware
4 58 (13.24%) Apple
5 34 (7.76%) Cisco
6 28 (6.39%) Bloomberg
7 26 (5.94%) Reuters
8 25 (5.71%) HP
9 16 (3.65%) Dell
10 8 (1.83%) Polycom
11 7 (1.60%) Avaya
11 7 (1.60%) Google
11 7 (1.60%) Mitel
11 7 (1.60%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.60%) Sage
11 7 (1.60%) Sophos
12 6 (1.37%) IBM
12 6 (1.37%) Remedy
13 5 (1.14%) BMC
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