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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 521 569 580
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 120 82 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 109 66 45
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +34 28 £34,250 +6.20% 4
Chiswick - 7 £24,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £25,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £27,500 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 224 (94.51%) Windows
2 146 (61.60%) Windows 7
3 137 (57.81%) Active Directory
4 134 (56.54%) Microsoft
5 111 (46.84%) MS Office
6 90 (37.97%) Blackberry
7 79 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 73 (30.80%) ITIL
9 70 (29.54%) Finance
10 55 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 53 (22.36%) Citrix
12 52 (21.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 52 (21.94%) Windows 8
13 48 (20.25%) Cisco
13 48 (20.25%) MS Exchange
14 44 (18.57%) VMware
15 43 (18.14%) Windows XP
16 41 (17.30%) Apple
17 39 (16.46%) XenApp
17 39 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (15.61%) SCCM
18 37 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
20 29 (12.24%) Android
21 28 (11.81%) MCSE
22 24 (10.13%) TCP/IP
23 22 (9.28%) Reuters
24 21 (8.86%) MCSA
25 20 (8.44%) LAN
25 20 (8.44%) SLA

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (21.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 48 (20.25%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.33%) IBM Notes
4 13 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.11%) Lync
9 4 (1.69%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.84%) IIS
10 2 (0.84%) Apache
11 1 (0.42%) GroupWise
Applications
1 111 (46.84%) MS Office
2 79 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.84%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.02%) Office 365
2 15 (6.33%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.13%) TCP/IP
2 20 (8.44%) LAN
3 19 (8.02%) WAN
4 18 (7.59%) Firewall
5 14 (5.91%) DNS
6 13 (5.49%) DHCP
7 11 (4.64%) VPN
7 11 (4.64%) Wireless
7 11 (4.64%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (2.53%) IP Telephony
8 6 (2.53%) VoIP
9 5 (2.11%) Network Security
10 4 (1.69%) ADSL
11 3 (1.27%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (0.84%) IPv4
12 2 (0.84%) NAS
12 2 (0.84%) Internet
13 1 (0.42%) 3G
13 1 (0.42%) DSL
13 1 (0.42%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (29.54%) Finance
2 15 (6.33%) Banking
3 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.38%) Back Office
4 8 (3.38%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.38%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (2.11%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Electronics
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) French Language
7 2 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.27%) COM
1 3 (1.27%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.84%) WSH
3 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (37.97%) Blackberry
2 20 (8.44%) Hedge funds
3 18 (7.59%) iPhone
4 17 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.06%) Fat Client
5 12 (5.06%) Thin Client
6 11 (4.64%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (4.22%) Replication
8 5 (2.11%) iPad
9 2 (0.84%) Wiki
9 2 (0.84%) Social Network
9 2 (0.84%) Equities
9 2 (0.84%) DTV
9 2 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.42%) Handset
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) SecurID
10 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 224 (94.51%) Windows
2 146 (61.60%) Windows 7
3 52 (21.94%) Windows 8
4 43 (18.14%) Windows XP
5 39 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (12.24%) Android
8 18 (7.59%) Mac OS X
9 15 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (6.33%) Apple iOS
10 14 (5.91%) Windows 2000
11 12 (5.06%) Windows Vista
12 11 (4.64%) Mac OS
13 8 (3.38%) Windows Phone
14 6 (2.53%) Linux
15 3 (1.27%) UNIX
16 2 (0.84%) Debian
16 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (30.80%) ITIL
2 17 (7.17%) Service Delivery
3 9 (3.80%) Asset Management
3 9 (3.80%) Problem Management
3 9 (3.80%) Software Deployment
4 8 (3.38%) Service Management
5 7 (2.95%) Logistics
6 5 (2.11%) ITSM
6 5 (2.11%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (1.69%) E-Commerce
7 4 (1.69%) Investment Management
8 3 (1.27%) Mentoring
8 3 (1.27%) Fault Management
8 3 (1.27%) Incident Management
9 2 (0.84%) Load Balancing
9 2 (0.84%) CRM
9 2 (0.84%) Risk Management
9 2 (0.84%) Programme Management
9 2 (0.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (0.84%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.59%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.22%) SQL
3 3 (1.27%) C
3 3 (1.27%) VB
4 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.42%) Perl
5 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.81%) MCSE
3 21 (8.86%) MCSA
4 18 (7.59%) MCP
5 13 (5.49%) MCITP
6 11 (4.64%) Degree
7 10 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (4.22%) MCDST
8 6 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.53%) CCNA
9 3 (1.27%) MCTS
9 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.84%) ACSP
10 2 (0.84%) MOS
10 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.84%) CCA
10 2 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.84%) CCNP
10 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 137 (57.81%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.46%) XenApp
3 37 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.59%) Xen
5 16 (6.75%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.64%) vSphere
7 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (15.61%) SCCM
2 7 (2.95%) WSUS
3 5 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.84%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.42%) SCOM
7 1 (0.42%) DameWare
Vendors
1 134 (56.54%) Microsoft
2 53 (22.36%) Citrix
3 48 (20.25%) Cisco
4 44 (18.57%) VMware
5 41 (17.30%) Apple
6 22 (9.28%) Reuters
7 20 (8.44%) Wyse
8 19 (8.02%) HP
9 18 (7.59%) FactSet
10 17 (7.17%) Avaya
11 15 (6.33%) Lotus
12 13 (5.49%) Dell
13 12 (5.06%) Remedy
14 11 (4.64%) Symantec
14 11 (4.64%) Polycom
15 10 (4.22%) Mitel
16 9 (3.80%) Altiris
17 7 (2.95%) AppSense
18 6 (2.53%) McAfee
18 6 (2.53%) LANDesk
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