The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 535 569 577
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 86 47 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 69 36 49
Average salary £29,000 £26,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,195 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the London region.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in London

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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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
City of London -1 17 £30,250 -13.57% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -16 4 £32,000 +23.07%
Hayes - 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 121 (79.08%) Windows
2 85 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 72 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 64 (41.83%) Microsoft
5 56 (36.60%) Finance
6 53 (34.64%) Windows XP
7 52 (33.99%) MS Office
8 47 (30.72%) Blackberry
9 40 (26.14%) Apple
10 35 (22.88%) MS Excel
11 32 (20.92%) ITIL
12 31 (20.26%) DNS
13 30 (19.61%) DHCP
13 30 (19.61%) TCP/IP
14 29 (18.95%) MS Exchange
14 29 (18.95%) Degree
15 28 (18.30%) Windows 8
16 27 (17.65%) LAN
17 25 (16.34%) WAN
17 25 (16.34%) Cisco
17 25 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
19 19 (12.42%) iPhone
19 19 (12.42%) Wireless
20 18 (11.76%) Android
21 17 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 17 (11.11%) VPN
22 16 (10.46%) VMware
23 15 (9.80%) Symantec
23 15 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 29 (18.95%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (9.15%) SharePoint
4 14 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.92%) Lync
7 3 (1.96%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (1.31%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.65%) IIS
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 52 (33.99%) MS Office
2 35 (22.88%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.96%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Eikon
2 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) Office 365
2 5 (3.27%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.26%) DNS
2 30 (19.61%) DHCP
2 30 (19.61%) TCP/IP
3 27 (17.65%) LAN
4 25 (16.34%) WAN
5 19 (12.42%) Wireless
6 17 (11.11%) VPN
7 11 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (5.88%) Internet
9 6 (3.92%) Firewall
10 5 (3.27%) VoIP
11 3 (1.96%) SMTP
11 3 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.96%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.31%) DSL
12 2 (1.31%) SAN
13 1 (0.65%) IPv4
13 1 (0.65%) PBX
13 1 (0.65%) Broadband
13 1 (0.65%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
General
1 56 (36.60%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Marketing
3 7 (4.58%) Back Office
4 4 (2.61%) Front Office
5 3 (1.96%) Advertising
5 3 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.96%) Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Law
6 2 (1.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.31%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.65%) WSH
3 1 (0.65%) COM
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.72%) Blackberry
2 19 (12.42%) iPhone
3 12 (7.84%) iPad
4 11 (7.19%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (5.88%) Hedge funds
6 8 (5.23%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.27%) PDA
8 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.31%) Derivative
9 2 (1.31%) BBC
10 1 (0.65%) NHS
10 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) New Media
10 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 121 (79.08%) Windows
2 72 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 53 (34.64%) Windows XP
4 28 (18.30%) Windows 8
5 25 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (11.76%) Android
7 15 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (9.15%) Mac OS
9 12 (7.84%) Apple iOS
10 11 (7.19%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.61%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.61%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.61%) Linux
12 4 (2.61%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.65%) UNIX
13 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.92%) ITIL
2 12 (7.84%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (5.23%) Asset Management
4 7 (4.58%) Migration
5 6 (3.92%) Investment Management
5 6 (3.92%) Change Management
6 5 (3.27%) ITIL V3
7 4 (2.61%) Time Management
7 4 (2.61%) Release Management
7 4 (2.61%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.61%) CRM
8 2 (1.31%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.31%) Document Management
8 2 (1.31%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.31%) Data Migration
8 2 (1.31%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.31%) Service Management
8 2 (1.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (0.65%) Workflow
9 1 (0.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.23%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.58%) SQL
3 3 (1.96%) VB
4 2 (1.31%) VBScript
4 2 (1.31%) C#
4 2 (1.31%) Java
4 2 (1.31%) PHP
4 2 (1.31%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (18.95%) Degree
2 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.23%) MCSE
6 6 (3.92%) MCSA
7 5 (3.27%) MCP
7 5 (3.27%) MCTS
8 4 (2.61%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.61%) CCNA
9 2 (1.31%) MCITP
9 2 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.65%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.92%) vSphere
4 4 (2.61%) XenApp
5 3 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.31%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.88%) SCCM
3 6 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.27%) WSUS
5 2 (1.31%) Sysprep
5 2 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.65%) OpenView
6 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.65%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 64 (41.83%) Microsoft
2 40 (26.14%) Apple
3 25 (16.34%) Cisco
4 16 (10.46%) VMware
5 15 (9.80%) Symantec
6 13 (8.50%) HP
6 13 (8.50%) Bloomberg
7 11 (7.19%) Juniper
7 11 (7.19%) Dell
7 11 (7.19%) Autodesk
8 10 (6.54%) Reuters
8 10 (6.54%) Citrix
9 8 (5.23%) Altiris
10 6 (3.92%) Polycom
11 5 (3.27%) Remedy
11 5 (3.27%) Google
12 4 (2.61%) Wyse
13 3 (1.96%) Fidessa
13 3 (1.96%) Adobe
13 3 (1.96%) Avaya
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