The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 506 521 497
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 84 121 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68 115 126
Median salary £32,250 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
31924 39083 39674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.85% 96.16% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27082 33612 33758
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 11 £34,500 -1.42% 2
Bromley -20 1 £26,500 +20.45%
Hammersmith - 1 £42,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Desktop Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 159 (83.25%) Windows
2 142 (74.35%) Active Directory
3 111 (58.12%) Microsoft
4 79 (41.36%) MS Office
4 79 (41.36%) Windows 7
5 61 (31.94%) Finance
6 53 (27.75%) MS Excel
7 47 (24.61%) Citrix
8 45 (23.56%) MS Exchange
9 41 (21.47%) Office 365
10 40 (20.94%) SCCM
11 39 (20.42%) ITIL
12 38 (19.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (19.90%) Windows 10
13 37 (19.37%) Mac OS X
14 34 (17.80%) Windows Server
15 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (15.71%) Apple
17 28 (14.66%) Bloomberg
17 28 (14.66%) MCSE
17 28 (14.66%) VMware
18 26 (13.61%) Reuters
18 26 (13.61%) LAN
18 26 (13.61%) PowerShell
19 24 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (11.52%) XenApp
20 22 (11.52%) TCP/IP
20 22 (11.52%) Banking
21 19 (9.95%) Android

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (23.56%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.76%) Skype for Business
4 10 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.52%) IIS
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 79 (41.36%) MS Office
2 53 (27.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Eikon
2 2 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.05%) Summit
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (21.47%) Office 365
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) G Suite
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.05%) Yammer
3 1 (0.52%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.61%) LAN
2 22 (11.52%) TCP/IP
3 19 (9.95%) WAN
4 15 (7.85%) DNS
5 14 (7.33%) DHCP
5 14 (7.33%) VPN
6 12 (6.28%) Firewall
7 11 (5.76%) Internet
8 10 (5.24%) VoIP
9 9 (4.71%) Skype
10 8 (4.19%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (3.66%) IP Telephony
11 7 (3.66%) SAN
12 6 (3.14%) Wireless
13 5 (2.62%) NAS
14 3 (1.57%) Softphone
15 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
15 2 (1.05%) iSCSI
15 2 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.62%) MSI
2 1 (0.52%) InstallShield
General
1 61 (31.94%) Finance
2 22 (11.52%) Banking
3 11 (5.76%) Advertising
4 7 (3.66%) Legal
4 7 (3.66%) Marketing
5 5 (2.62%) Retail
6 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Back Office
8 2 (1.05%) Local Government
8 2 (1.05%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.05%) XMPP
1 2 (1.05%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.33%) Hedge funds
2 12 (6.28%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (5.76%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.24%) iPhone
5 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.14%) Fat Client
6 6 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.14%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.14%) User Experience
7 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.09%) Wiki
8 3 (1.57%) iPad
9 2 (1.05%) Fintech
9 2 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.52%) BYOD
10 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.52%) FMCG
10 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 159 (83.25%) Windows
2 79 (41.36%) Windows 7
3 38 (19.90%) Windows 10
4 37 (19.37%) Mac OS X
5 34 (17.80%) Windows Server
6 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (9.95%) Android
9 17 (8.90%) Linux
9 17 (8.90%) Windows 8
10 12 (6.28%) Windows XP
11 9 (4.71%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.62%) Mac OS
14 4 (2.09%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.05%) Unix
16 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.42%) ITIL
2 11 (5.76%) Service Management
3 9 (4.71%) Investment Management
4 7 (3.66%) Problem Management
5 6 (3.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (3.14%) Software Deployment
6 5 (2.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (2.62%) ITIL V3
7 4 (2.09%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.09%) CRM
7 4 (2.09%) DevOps
7 4 (2.09%) E-Commerce
7 4 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.09%) Time Management
8 3 (1.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (1.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.57%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.05%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.05%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.61%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.09%) C
3 2 (1.05%) SQL
4 1 (0.52%) Java
4 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (19.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (14.66%) MCSE
3 16 (8.38%) MCP
4 13 (6.81%) Degree
5 10 (5.24%) MCITP
5 10 (5.24%) MCSA
6 7 (3.66%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.05%) CCNA
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.05%) MOS
10 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.52%) MCTS
10 1 (0.52%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) SLA
2 4 (2.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 142 (74.35%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.52%) XenApp
4 14 (7.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.66%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.09%) Xen
8 3 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (20.94%) SCCM
2 4 (2.09%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.09%) WSUS
3 3 (1.57%) Casper Suite
4 2 (1.05%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 111 (58.12%) Microsoft
2 47 (24.61%) Citrix
3 30 (15.71%) Apple
4 28 (14.66%) Bloomberg
4 28 (14.66%) VMware
5 26 (13.61%) Reuters
6 17 (8.90%) Cisco
7 8 (4.19%) HP
7 8 (4.19%) Polycom
8 7 (3.66%) Google
8 7 (3.66%) Sage
9 5 (2.62%) FactSet
9 5 (2.62%) SonicWALL
10 4 (2.09%) Dell
10 4 (2.09%) Fidessa
11 3 (1.57%) Adobe
11 3 (1.57%) Fixnetix
11 3 (1.57%) IBM
12 2 (1.05%) Meraki
12 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow
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