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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 534 566 567
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 87 80 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82 68 40
Average salary £29,125 £29,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.43% +2.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,851
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.92%
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
41192 44708 41427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.24% 93.41% 93.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34954 37540 34642
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 21 £26,250 -16.66% 7
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £22,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 177 (89.85%) Windows
2 124 (62.94%) Microsoft
3 117 (59.39%) Active Directory
4 112 (56.85%) Windows 7
5 105 (53.30%) MS Office
6 70 (35.53%) MS Excel
7 69 (35.03%) Finance
8 58 (29.44%) ITIL
9 53 (26.90%) Blackberry
10 46 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 44 (22.34%) Citrix
12 40 (20.30%) Windows 8
13 34 (17.26%) Windows XP
13 34 (17.26%) VMware
14 33 (16.75%) SCCM
15 28 (14.21%) XenApp
15 28 (14.21%) MS Exchange
16 27 (13.71%) MCSE
17 26 (13.20%) Apple
18 24 (12.18%) Cisco
18 24 (12.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 23 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (11.17%) TCP/IP
21 21 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (10.15%) Android
22 20 (10.15%) MCP
23 19 (9.64%) DHCP
23 19 (9.64%) DNS
23 19 (9.64%) Degree
24 18 (9.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 28 (14.21%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (4.57%) Lync
4 8 (4.06%) IBM Notes
4 8 (4.06%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.02%) Confluence
8 2 (1.02%) IIS
8 2 (1.02%) Apache
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) LiveLink
Applications
1 105 (53.30%) MS Office
2 70 (35.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.02%) MS Project
4 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Revit
5 1 (0.51%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.51%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.57%) Office 365
2 8 (4.06%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.17%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.64%) DHCP
2 19 (9.64%) DNS
3 13 (6.60%) Firewall
4 10 (5.08%) Wireless
5 9 (4.57%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (3.55%) Internet
7 5 (2.54%) VPN
7 5 (2.54%) LAN
7 5 (2.54%) WAN
8 4 (2.03%) VoIP
9 3 (1.52%) SAN
9 3 (1.52%) NAS
10 2 (1.02%) IPv4
10 2 (1.02%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.51%) WLAN
11 1 (0.51%) Broadband
11 1 (0.51%) VLAN
11 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.02%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) MSI
General
1 69 (35.03%) Finance
2 15 (7.61%) Banking
3 10 (5.08%) Mandarin Language
4 9 (4.57%) Back Office
5 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.05%) Games
6 5 (2.54%) Advertising
7 4 (2.03%) Retail
7 4 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.02%) Law
9 2 (1.02%) Legal
9 2 (1.02%) Publishing
9 2 (1.02%) French Language
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.54%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.52%) WSH
3 2 (1.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.90%) Blackberry
2 21 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.12%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (4.57%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.55%) iPhone
6 6 (3.05%) Replication
6 6 (3.05%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.05%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.02%) iPad
8 2 (1.02%) Derivative
9 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) DTV
9 1 (0.51%) Equities
9 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 177 (89.85%) Windows
2 112 (56.85%) Windows 7
3 40 (20.30%) Windows 8
4 34 (17.26%) Windows XP
5 24 (12.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (10.15%) Android
7 14 (7.11%) Mac OS X
7 14 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (6.09%) Apple iOS
9 10 (5.08%) Mac OS
10 9 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (3.55%) Linux
12 4 (2.03%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.02%) UNIX
14 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.02%) Debian
14 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.44%) ITIL
2 13 (6.60%) Software Deployment
3 12 (6.09%) Problem Management
3 12 (6.09%) Service Delivery
4 8 (4.06%) Asset Management
5 5 (2.54%) ITSM
5 5 (2.54%) Project Management
5 5 (2.54%) Investment Management
5 5 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (2.03%) Data Protection
6 4 (2.03%) Incident Management
7 3 (1.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (1.52%) Service Management
7 3 (1.52%) Risk Management
7 3 (1.52%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.02%) Logistics
8 2 (1.02%) Change Management
8 2 (1.02%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.02%) IT Governance
8 2 (1.02%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.54%) C
3 3 (1.52%) SQL
3 3 (1.52%) VB
4 2 (1.02%) VBScript
5 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (13.71%) MCSE
3 20 (10.15%) MCP
4 19 (9.64%) Degree
5 13 (6.60%) MCITP
5 13 (6.60%) MCSA
6 9 (4.57%) MCDST
7 7 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.52%) CCNA
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.52%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.02%) CCA
9 2 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.51%) MCTS
10 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) ACSP
10 1 (0.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 117 (59.39%) Active Directory
2 28 (14.21%) XenApp
3 23 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.11%) XenDesktop
5 13 (6.60%) Hyper-V
6 10 (5.08%) Xen
7 6 (3.05%) vSphere
8 5 (2.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.02%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (16.75%) SCCM
2 4 (2.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (2.03%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.52%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.51%) DameWare
Vendors
1 124 (62.94%) Microsoft
2 44 (22.34%) Citrix
3 34 (17.26%) VMware
4 26 (13.20%) Apple
5 24 (12.18%) Cisco
6 16 (8.12%) HP
7 12 (6.09%) Avaya
8 11 (5.58%) Dell
8 11 (5.58%) Wyse
9 8 (4.06%) Lotus
9 8 (4.06%) AppSense
9 8 (4.06%) Reuters
9 8 (4.06%) Bloomberg
10 7 (3.55%) Polycom
11 6 (3.05%) Symantec
11 6 (3.05%) Adobe
12 5 (2.54%) Mitel
12 5 (2.54%) Altiris
13 4 (2.03%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.52%) FactSet
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Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £25000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
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