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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 479 541 568
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 134 87 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.20% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.22% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 113 61 35
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
City of London +15 40 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Chiswick - 5 £24,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £25,000 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 197 (92.49%) Windows
2 124 (58.22%) Windows 7
3 122 (57.28%) Active Directory
4 107 (50.23%) Microsoft
5 89 (41.78%) MS Office
6 74 (34.74%) Blackberry
7 62 (29.11%) ITIL
8 61 (28.64%) MS Excel
9 60 (28.17%) Finance
10 53 (24.88%) Citrix
11 47 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 45 (21.13%) VMware
13 44 (20.66%) MS Exchange
14 43 (20.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 42 (19.72%) Cisco
16 39 (18.31%) Apple
16 39 (18.31%) Windows XP
16 39 (18.31%) Windows 8
17 37 (17.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 36 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (15.02%) XenApp
20 28 (13.15%) SCCM
21 27 (12.68%) TCP/IP
22 26 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
23 25 (11.74%) Reuters
24 24 (11.27%) LAN
25 23 (10.80%) MCSE
26 21 (9.86%) MCSA
26 21 (9.86%) PowerShell
27 20 (9.39%) WAN

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 44 (20.66%) MS Exchange
2 43 (20.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.16%) IBM Notes
5 10 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.88%) Lync
10 3 (1.41%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.94%) IIS
11 2 (0.94%) Apache
12 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.47%) GroupWise
Applications
1 89 (41.78%) MS Office
2 61 (28.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.94%) Eikon
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.92%) Office 365
2 7 (3.29%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.68%) TCP/IP
2 24 (11.27%) LAN
3 20 (9.39%) WAN
4 17 (7.98%) Firewall
5 12 (5.63%) DNS
6 11 (5.16%) VPN
7 10 (4.69%) DHCP
7 10 (4.69%) Wireless
8 8 (3.76%) IP Telephony
9 6 (2.82%) VoIP
10 4 (1.88%) ADSL
10 4 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.88%) Network Security
11 3 (1.41%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.94%) Internet
12 2 (0.94%) NAS
13 1 (0.47%) 3G
13 1 (0.47%) DSL
13 1 (0.47%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 60 (28.17%) Finance
2 16 (7.51%) Banking
3 9 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.76%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.88%) Marketing
5 4 (1.88%) Retail
6 3 (1.41%) French Language
6 3 (1.41%) Back Office
6 3 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.47%) COM
1 1 (0.47%) LAMP
1 1 (0.47%) XMPP
1 1 (0.47%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 74 (34.74%) Blackberry
2 19 (8.92%) Hedge funds
3 16 (7.51%) iPhone
4 12 (5.63%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.63%) Thin Client
5 11 (5.16%) Replication
6 10 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.82%) iPad
9 3 (1.41%) Equities
10 2 (0.94%) Social Network
11 1 (0.47%) SecurID
11 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.47%) Wiki
11 1 (0.47%) NHS
11 1 (0.47%) DTV
11 1 (0.47%) Handset
11 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 197 (92.49%) Windows
2 124 (58.22%) Windows 7
3 39 (18.31%) Windows 8
3 39 (18.31%) Windows XP
4 37 (17.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (9.39%) Mac OS X
7 17 (7.98%) Android
8 16 (7.51%) Apple iOS
9 14 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (6.57%) Windows 2000
10 12 (5.63%) Windows Vista
11 8 (3.76%) Windows Phone
12 7 (3.29%) Linux
13 5 (2.35%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.41%) UNIX
15 2 (0.94%) Debian
15 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.11%) ITIL
2 15 (7.04%) Service Delivery
3 7 (3.29%) Asset Management
3 7 (3.29%) Software Deployment
4 6 (2.82%) Service Management
4 6 (2.82%) Logistics
5 4 (1.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (1.88%) ITSM
5 4 (1.88%) E-Commerce
6 3 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (1.41%) Fault Management
6 3 (1.41%) Investment Management
7 2 (0.94%) Time Management
7 2 (0.94%) Change Control
7 2 (0.94%) Line Management
7 2 (0.94%) Mentoring
7 2 (0.94%) CRM
7 2 (0.94%) Load Balancing
7 2 (0.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.86%) PowerShell
2 9 (4.23%) SQL
3 3 (1.41%) VB
4 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.94%) C
4 2 (0.94%) Perl
5 1 (0.47%) PHP
5 1 (0.47%) VBScript
5 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (10.80%) MCSE
3 21 (9.86%) MCSA
4 18 (8.45%) MCP
5 10 (4.69%) MCITP
6 9 (4.23%) Degree
6 9 (4.23%) MCDST
7 7 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.88%) CCNA
8 4 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.88%) VCP4
9 3 (1.41%) MCTS
9 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.94%) ACSP
10 2 (0.94%) CCA
10 2 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.94%) MOS
10 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.45%) SLA
System Software
1 122 (57.28%) Active Directory
2 36 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (15.02%) XenApp
4 19 (8.92%) Hyper-V
5 18 (8.45%) Xen
6 10 (4.69%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.76%) vSphere
8 4 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (13.15%) SCCM
2 7 (3.29%) WSUS
3 5 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.88%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.47%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.47%) DameWare
7 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 107 (50.23%) Microsoft
2 53 (24.88%) Citrix
3 45 (21.13%) VMware
4 42 (19.72%) Cisco
5 39 (18.31%) Apple
6 25 (11.74%) Reuters
7 20 (9.39%) Wyse
8 19 (8.92%) HP
9 18 (8.45%) FactSet
10 15 (7.04%) Dell
11 13 (6.10%) Avaya
12 11 (5.16%) Lotus
12 11 (5.16%) Remedy
13 9 (4.23%) Bloomberg
14 8 (3.76%) Symantec
14 8 (3.76%) Mitel
14 8 (3.76%) Polycom
15 7 (3.29%) LANDesk
16 4 (1.88%) Altiris
16 4 (1.88%) McAfee
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