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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 665 665 770
Rank change year-on-year
0 +105
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 286 291 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 276 269 172
Median salary £29,000 £27,000 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,044 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,450
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
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
92880 100890 108933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.53% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78915 83178 89191
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +15 146 £31,500 +6.77% 7
South East +28 72 £26,500 +6.00% 7
East of England +17 22 £28,500 +14.00% 3
North West +17 12 £19,000 -15.55%
South West -3 12 £25,000 +19.04% 2
West Midlands -18 9 £23,961 -1.19%
Yorkshire +19 7 £32,500 +30.00%
East Midlands +13 7 £25,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 450 (87.04%) Windows
2 340 (65.76%) Active Directory
3 253 (48.94%) Microsoft
4 239 (46.23%) Windows 7
5 180 (34.82%) MS Office
6 144 (27.85%) MS Excel
7 126 (24.37%) Windows Server
7 126 (24.37%) MS Exchange
8 124 (23.98%) Windows 8
9 113 (21.86%) Citrix
10 103 (19.92%) SCCM
11 101 (19.54%) Windows XP
12 100 (19.34%) Finance
12 100 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 94 (18.18%) ITIL
14 93 (17.99%) TCP/IP
15 91 (17.60%) VMware
16 77 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
16 77 (14.89%) Cisco
17 76 (14.70%) DNS
18 71 (13.73%) Android
19 68 (13.15%) DHCP
20 66 (12.77%) Blackberry
21 62 (11.99%) Apple
21 62 (11.99%) SLA
21 62 (11.99%) VMware Infrastructure
21 62 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
22 59 (11.41%) LAN
22 59 (11.41%) Mac OS X
23 57 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 126 (24.37%) MS Exchange
2 62 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (7.16%) Skype for Business
4 32 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 32 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 29 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.77%) IIS
9 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.19%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Confluence
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 180 (34.82%) MS Office
2 144 (27.85%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Eikon
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.96%) Office 365
2 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (17.99%) TCP/IP
2 76 (14.70%) DNS
3 68 (13.15%) DHCP
4 59 (11.41%) LAN
5 48 (9.28%) WAN
6 33 (6.38%) VPN
7 30 (5.80%) Skype
8 25 (4.84%) VoIP
9 23 (4.45%) Wireless
10 20 (3.87%) SAN
11 17 (3.29%) Firewall
12 13 (2.51%) Internet
13 9 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.35%) VLAN
16 5 (0.97%) Unified Communications
17 4 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
17 4 (0.77%) NAS
17 4 (0.77%) WLAN
18 3 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 100 (19.34%) Finance
2 32 (6.19%) Banking
3 12 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.93%) Investment Banking
4 10 (1.93%) Retail
5 8 (1.55%) Law
5 8 (1.55%) Legal
6 7 (1.35%) Back Office
6 7 (1.35%) Games
7 5 (0.97%) Advertising
7 5 (0.97%) Billing
8 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.58%) Marketing
9 2 (0.39%) Front Office
9 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.90%) XMPP
2 1 (0.19%) COM
2 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 57 (11.03%) Driving Licence
3 39 (7.54%) iPhone
4 33 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.64%) Fat Client
5 24 (4.64%) Thin Client
6 19 (3.68%) Hedge funds
6 19 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (2.51%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.13%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.55%) HP StoreVirtual
11 7 (1.35%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.16%) iPad
13 5 (0.97%) NHS
14 4 (0.77%) Replication
15 3 (0.58%) Handset
16 2 (0.39%) BYOD
16 2 (0.39%) Mobile Computing
16 2 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 450 (87.04%) Windows
2 239 (46.23%) Windows 7
3 126 (24.37%) Windows Server
4 124 (23.98%) Windows 8
5 101 (19.54%) Windows XP
6 100 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 77 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (13.73%) Android
9 59 (11.41%) Mac OS X
10 57 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 50 (9.67%) Windows 10
12 46 (8.90%) Apple iOS
13 21 (4.06%) Mac OS
14 16 (3.09%) Linux
15 12 (2.32%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.19%) CentOS
17 1 (0.19%) Debian
17 1 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (18.18%) ITIL
2 37 (7.16%) Asset Management
3 28 (5.42%) Mentoring
4 27 (5.22%) Incident Management
5 23 (4.45%) Patch Management
6 18 (3.48%) Mobile Device Management
7 17 (3.29%) Data Protection
8 15 (2.90%) Migration
9 14 (2.71%) Service Management
10 13 (2.51%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (2.51%) ITSM
11 11 (2.13%) Service Delivery
12 9 (1.74%) CRM
13 8 (1.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 8 (1.55%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (1.35%) Project Planning
14 7 (1.35%) Software Distribution
15 6 (1.16%) Application Packaging
16 5 (0.97%) Problem Management
16 5 (0.97%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.13%) C
1 11 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 6 (1.16%) SQL
3 2 (0.39%) VBA
4 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.19%) C++
4 1 (0.19%) Java
4 1 (0.19%) Python
4 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (6.96%) Degree
3 13 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (2.51%) MCP
4 10 (1.93%) MCSA
4 10 (1.93%) MCSE
5 8 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (1.35%) CCNA
6 7 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.35%) MCDST
7 5 (0.97%) A+ Certification
7 5 (0.97%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.97%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.58%) MCITP
10 2 (0.39%) CCA
11 1 (0.19%) Dell Certification
11 1 (0.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 340 (65.76%) Active Directory
2 62 (11.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.19%) XenApp
4 31 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.13%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.55%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.35%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.58%) vSphere
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.19%) Firmware
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 103 (19.92%) SCCM
2 23 (4.45%) WSUS
3 7 (1.35%) DameWare
4 6 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.58%) Opsview
5 3 (0.58%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.58%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.39%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 253 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 113 (21.86%) Citrix
3 91 (17.60%) VMware
4 77 (14.89%) Cisco
5 62 (11.99%) Apple
6 42 (8.12%) HP
7 36 (6.96%) Bloomberg
8 27 (5.22%) Dell
9 21 (4.06%) Avaya
9 21 (4.06%) Polycom
10 16 (3.09%) Mitel
10 16 (3.09%) Reuters
11 13 (2.51%) Altiris
12 12 (2.32%) Symantec
13 11 (2.13%) Fidessa
14 9 (1.74%) Adobe
14 9 (1.74%) Intel
14 9 (1.74%) Toshiba
15 8 (1.55%) Sophos
16 6 (1.16%) WatchGuard
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