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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 567 547 572
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 67 59 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 56
Average salary £29,000 £26,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.47% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -3.84%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +4 12 £28,500 -5.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -6 4 £32,000 +23.07%
Hornchurch - 2 £28,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 124 (77.99%) Windows
2 84 (52.83%) Active Directory
3 72 (45.28%) Windows 7
4 62 (38.99%) Microsoft
5 57 (35.85%) Finance
6 54 (33.96%) MS Office
6 54 (33.96%) Windows XP
7 49 (30.82%) Blackberry
8 42 (26.42%) Apple
9 38 (23.90%) ITIL
10 35 (22.01%) MS Excel
11 29 (18.24%) TCP/IP
12 28 (17.61%) DNS
13 27 (16.98%) DHCP
13 27 (16.98%) LAN
14 26 (16.35%) Degree
15 25 (15.72%) WAN
16 24 (15.09%) MS Exchange
17 23 (14.47%) Cisco
18 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (13.84%) Windows 8
19 21 (13.21%) Android
20 18 (11.32%) VPN
21 17 (10.69%) iPhone
22 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
22 16 (10.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 16 (10.06%) Wireless
23 15 (9.43%) Symantec
23 15 (9.43%) Apple iOS
23 15 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.66%) Lync
6 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.89%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.26%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.63%) IIS
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 54 (33.96%) MS Office
2 35 (22.01%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.14%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) Google Apps
2 5 (3.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.24%) TCP/IP
2 28 (17.61%) DNS
3 27 (16.98%) DHCP
3 27 (16.98%) LAN
4 25 (15.72%) WAN
5 18 (11.32%) VPN
6 16 (10.06%) Wireless
7 10 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (6.29%) Internet
8 7 (4.40%) Firewall
9 4 (2.52%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.52%) VoIP
9 4 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.89%) SMTP
11 2 (1.26%) DSL
11 2 (1.26%) SAN
12 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 57 (35.85%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Marketing
3 7 (4.40%) Back Office
4 5 (3.14%) Front Office
5 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Advertising
5 3 (1.89%) Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.26%) Law
6 2 (1.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 49 (30.82%) Blackberry
2 17 (10.69%) iPhone
3 12 (7.55%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.29%) iPad
5 10 (6.29%) Hedge funds
6 9 (5.66%) Smartphone
7 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.14%) PDA
9 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.26%) Derivative
10 2 (1.26%) BBC
10 2 (1.26%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.26%) Equities
11 1 (0.63%) Replication
11 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.63%) NHS
11 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 124 (77.99%) Windows
2 72 (45.28%) Windows 7
3 54 (33.96%) Windows XP
4 22 (13.84%) Windows 8
4 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (13.21%) Android
6 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (9.43%) Apple iOS
8 14 (8.81%) Mac OS
9 11 (6.92%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.77%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.52%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.89%) Linux
13 1 (0.63%) UNIX
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.90%) ITIL
2 15 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (5.66%) Asset Management
3 9 (5.66%) Investment Management
4 5 (3.14%) Migration
4 5 (3.14%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.14%) ITIL V3
5 3 (1.89%) Change Management
5 3 (1.89%) Release Management
6 2 (1.26%) Time Management
6 2 (1.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (1.26%) Document Management
6 2 (1.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (1.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (1.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (1.26%) Service Management
7 1 (0.63%) Line Management
7 1 (0.63%) Mentoring
7 1 (0.63%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.40%) SQL
3 3 (1.89%) VB
4 2 (1.26%) Python
4 2 (1.26%) VBScript
4 2 (1.26%) C#
4 2 (1.26%) Java
4 2 (1.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (16.35%) Degree
2 13 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.03%) MCSE
6 6 (3.77%) MCSA
7 5 (3.14%) MCTS
7 5 (3.14%) MCP
8 4 (2.52%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.89%) CCNA
9 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.26%) MCDST
10 2 (1.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.77%) vSphere
4 3 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.89%) XenApp
5 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) SCCM
2 9 (5.66%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.26%) WSUS
4 2 (1.26%) Sysprep
4 2 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.63%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.63%) OpenView
5 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.63%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 62 (38.99%) Microsoft
2 42 (26.42%) Apple
3 23 (14.47%) Cisco
4 15 (9.43%) Symantec
5 14 (8.81%) VMware
6 13 (8.18%) Bloomberg
7 12 (7.55%) HP
8 11 (6.92%) Dell
8 11 (6.92%) Citrix
8 11 (6.92%) Juniper
8 11 (6.92%) Autodesk
9 9 (5.66%) Reuters
10 8 (5.03%) Altiris
11 6 (3.77%) Google
11 6 (3.77%) Remedy
12 5 (3.14%) Adobe
12 5 (3.14%) Polycom
13 4 (2.52%) Fidessa
14 3 (1.89%) Veritas
14 3 (1.89%) Lotus
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