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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 487 533 580
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 128 80 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.19% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.20% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 104 52 38
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +18 39 £35,000 +12.90% 5
Hammersmith - 2 £25,000 - 1
Harrow - 1 £22,500 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 -
Stanmore - 1 £21,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 182 (89.66%) Windows
2 118 (58.13%) Windows 7
3 115 (56.65%) Active Directory
4 93 (45.81%) Microsoft
5 79 (38.92%) MS Office
6 66 (32.51%) Blackberry
7 65 (32.02%) ITIL
8 57 (28.08%) MS Excel
9 56 (27.59%) Finance
10 44 (21.67%) Citrix
11 42 (20.69%) MS Exchange
12 41 (20.20%) Windows XP
13 38 (18.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 38 (18.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 37 (18.23%) Cisco
14 37 (18.23%) Windows 8
15 35 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (16.75%) Apple
17 32 (15.76%) VMware
18 28 (13.79%) LAN
19 26 (12.81%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (11.82%) WAN
20 24 (11.82%) SCCM
20 24 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (10.84%) XenApp
22 20 (9.85%) TCP/IP
22 20 (9.85%) Reuters
23 19 (9.36%) SLA
23 19 (9.36%) Android
23 19 (9.36%) PowerShell

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 38 (18.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.93%) IBM Notes
5 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.46%) Lync
9 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (1.48%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.49%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.49%) GroupWise
Applications
1 79 (38.92%) MS Office
2 57 (28.08%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.99%) Eikon
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.88%) Office 365
2 11 (5.42%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.79%) LAN
2 24 (11.82%) WAN
3 20 (9.85%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.39%) Firewall
5 11 (5.42%) VPN
6 10 (4.93%) DHCP
7 9 (4.43%) VoIP
7 9 (4.43%) DNS
8 8 (3.94%) Wireless
8 8 (3.94%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (3.45%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.97%) ADSL
10 4 (1.97%) Internet
10 4 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.97%) Network Security
11 3 (1.48%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.49%) 3G
12 1 (0.49%) DSL
12 1 (0.49%) SAN
12 1 (0.49%) PBX
Development Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 56 (27.59%) Finance
2 12 (5.91%) Banking
3 8 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.46%) Marketing
5 3 (1.48%) French Language
5 3 (1.48%) Advertising
5 3 (1.48%) Front Office
6 2 (0.99%) Back Office
6 2 (0.99%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.48%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.49%) XMPP
2 1 (0.49%) LAMP
2 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 66 (32.51%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.39%) Hedge funds
3 13 (6.40%) iPhone
4 9 (4.43%) Fat Client
4 9 (4.43%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.96%) Replication
7 5 (2.46%) iPad
8 4 (1.97%) Equities
9 3 (1.48%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.99%) Social Network
10 2 (0.99%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.49%) SecurID
11 1 (0.49%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.49%) Wiki
11 1 (0.49%) DTV
11 1 (0.49%) Handset
11 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 182 (89.66%) Windows
2 118 (58.13%) Windows 7
3 41 (20.20%) Windows XP
4 37 (18.23%) Windows 8
5 35 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (12.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (9.36%) Android
8 18 (8.87%) Apple iOS
8 18 (8.87%) Mac OS X
9 16 (7.88%) Windows 2000
10 13 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (5.91%) Windows Vista
12 8 (3.94%) Windows Phone
13 6 (2.96%) Mac OS
14 5 (2.46%) Linux
15 3 (1.48%) UNIX
16 1 (0.49%) CentOS
16 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.02%) ITIL
2 13 (6.40%) Service Delivery
3 6 (2.96%) Service Management
3 6 (2.96%) Asset Management
4 5 (2.46%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (2.46%) Logistics
5 4 (1.97%) E-Commerce
5 4 (1.97%) ITSM
5 4 (1.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (1.97%) Investment Management
6 3 (1.48%) Fault Management
6 3 (1.48%) Migration
6 3 (1.48%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.99%) CRM
7 2 (0.99%) Time Management
7 2 (0.99%) Data Migration
7 2 (0.99%) Software Deployment
7 2 (0.99%) Line Management
7 2 (0.99%) Mentoring
7 2 (0.99%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.36%) PowerShell
2 8 (3.94%) SQL
3 2 (0.99%) Perl
3 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.49%) VBScript
4 1 (0.49%) VB
4 1 (0.49%) PHP
4 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (18.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.87%) MCSE
3 17 (8.37%) MCP
4 15 (7.39%) MCSA
5 12 (5.91%) Degree
6 10 (4.93%) MCITP
7 7 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.45%) MCDST
7 7 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.46%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.97%) CCNA
9 4 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.99%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.99%) MCTS
10 2 (0.99%) MOS
10 2 (0.99%) ACSP
11 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.49%) GNVQ
11 1 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.36%) SLA
System Software
1 115 (56.65%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.84%) XenApp
4 14 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 13 (6.40%) Xen
6 7 (3.45%) vSphere
7 6 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (11.82%) SCCM
2 8 (3.94%) WSUS
3 6 (2.96%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.49%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.49%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.49%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
5 1 (0.49%) Nagios
5 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 93 (45.81%) Microsoft
2 44 (21.67%) Citrix
3 37 (18.23%) Cisco
4 34 (16.75%) Apple
5 32 (15.76%) VMware
6 20 (9.85%) Reuters
7 18 (8.87%) HP
8 15 (7.39%) Wyse
9 14 (6.90%) Dell
10 13 (6.40%) FactSet
11 11 (5.42%) Bloomberg
11 11 (5.42%) Symantec
11 11 (5.42%) Remedy
12 10 (4.93%) Lotus
12 10 (4.93%) Avaya
13 8 (3.94%) LANDesk
13 8 (3.94%) Mitel
14 5 (2.46%) Polycom
15 4 (1.97%) CommVault
15 4 (1.97%) Adobe
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Posted: Yesterday
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