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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 515 588 567
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 98 70 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 86 62 46
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,100 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +38 19 £31,500 -3.07% 4
Chiswick - 3 £24,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 1 - -
Docklands, London - 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 22 May 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.

1 215 (93.48%) Windows
2 141 (61.30%) Windows 7
3 131 (56.96%) Active Directory
4 129 (56.09%) Microsoft
5 112 (48.70%) MS Office
6 79 (34.35%) Blackberry
7 75 (32.61%) MS Excel
8 74 (32.17%) ITIL
8 74 (32.17%) Finance
9 60 (26.09%) Citrix
10 51 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 46 (20.00%) Windows 8
12 42 (18.26%) XenApp
12 42 (18.26%) VMware
12 42 (18.26%) Apple
13 40 (17.39%) Cisco
14 37 (16.09%) MS Exchange
15 36 (15.65%) Windows XP
15 36 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (15.22%) SCCM
17 32 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (12.17%) MCSE
19 26 (11.30%) TCP/IP
20 23 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (9.57%) Reuters
22 21 (9.13%) MCSA
23 20 (8.70%) Mac OS X
23 20 (8.70%) Wyse
23 20 (8.70%) Android

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 37 (16.09%) MS Exchange
3 17 (7.39%) IBM Notes
4 9 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.48%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.61%) Lync
8 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.30%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.87%) Confluence
11 2 (0.87%) Apache
11 2 (0.87%) IIS
12 1 (0.43%) GroupWise
Applications
1 112 (48.70%) MS Office
2 75 (32.61%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) InDesign
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.43%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Eikon
1 1 (0.43%) Front Arena
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.83%) Office 365
2 9 (3.91%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.30%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.96%) Firewall
3 14 (6.09%) LAN
3 14 (6.09%) WAN
4 13 (5.65%) DHCP
4 13 (5.65%) DNS
5 10 (4.35%) VPN
6 9 (3.91%) Wireless
7 8 (3.48%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (2.61%) IP Telephony
9 5 (2.17%) VoIP
9 5 (2.17%) Network Security
10 3 (1.30%) ADSL
10 3 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.87%) NAS
11 2 (0.87%) Internet
11 2 (0.87%) IPv4
12 1 (0.43%) IPv6
12 1 (0.43%) SAN
12 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 74 (32.17%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Banking
3 10 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.48%) Mandarin Language
4 8 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.04%) Back Office
6 4 (1.74%) French Language
7 3 (1.30%) Advertising
7 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.30%) Retail
7 3 (1.30%) Marketing
8 2 (0.87%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.30%) COM
1 3 (1.30%) WSH
1 3 (1.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 79 (34.35%) Blackberry
2 19 (8.26%) Hedge funds
3 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.96%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (6.09%) iPhone
6 11 (4.78%) Thin Client
6 11 (4.78%) Fat Client
7 7 (3.04%) Replication
8 6 (2.61%) iPad
9 3 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.87%) Wiki
10 2 (0.87%) Social Network
10 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.87%) Equities
11 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.43%) NHS
11 1 (0.43%) DTV
11 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 215 (93.48%) Windows
2 141 (61.30%) Windows 7
3 46 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 36 (15.65%) Windows XP
5 32 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (8.70%) Mac OS X
7 20 (8.70%) Android
8 15 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (5.65%) Windows Vista
9 13 (5.65%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.91%) Windows 2000
11 8 (3.48%) Linux
12 7 (3.04%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.30%) UNIX
14 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.87%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.17%) ITIL
2 19 (8.26%) Service Delivery
3 13 (5.65%) Software Deployment
4 12 (5.22%) Asset Management
5 10 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 8 (3.48%) Service Management
7 7 (3.04%) Logistics
8 6 (2.61%) Investment Management
8 6 (2.61%) ITSM
9 4 (1.74%) E-Commerce
9 4 (1.74%) Mentoring
10 3 (1.30%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.30%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.30%) Risk Management
10 3 (1.30%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.30%) Fault Management
11 2 (0.87%) Load Balancing
11 2 (0.87%) IT Governance
11 2 (0.87%) Project Management
11 2 (0.87%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.83%) PowerShell
2 9 (3.91%) SQL
3 4 (1.74%) C
4 3 (1.30%) VB
5 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (12.17%) MCSE
3 21 (9.13%) MCSA
4 19 (8.26%) MCP
5 14 (6.09%) Degree
6 10 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (3.91%) MCDST
8 7 (3.04%) MCITP
9 5 (2.17%) CCNA
9 5 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.30%) MCTS
11 2 (0.87%) ACSP
11 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.87%) MOS
11 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.87%) CCA
11 2 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.87%) CCNP
12 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 131 (56.96%) Active Directory
2 42 (18.26%) XenApp
3 36 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 18 (7.83%) Xen
6 16 (6.96%) XenDesktop
7 11 (4.78%) vSphere
8 5 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.87%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (15.22%) SCCM
2 6 (2.61%) WSUS
3 4 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.74%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.30%) Casper Suite
4 3 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.87%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.43%) DameWare
6 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 129 (56.09%) Microsoft
2 60 (26.09%) Citrix
3 42 (18.26%) VMware
3 42 (18.26%) Apple
4 40 (17.39%) Cisco
5 22 (9.57%) Reuters
6 20 (8.70%) Wyse
7 18 (7.83%) HP
7 18 (7.83%) FactSet
8 17 (7.39%) Lotus
9 12 (5.22%) Polycom
9 12 (5.22%) Dell
10 11 (4.78%) Symantec
11 10 (4.35%) Avaya
12 8 (3.48%) Remedy
13 6 (2.61%) AppSense
13 6 (2.61%) Adobe
14 5 (2.17%) Intel
14 5 (2.17%) McAfee
14 5 (2.17%) Bloomberg
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