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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 482 539 617
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 155 127 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 151 113 78
Median salary £32,000 £28,000 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,600 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.09%
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
38716 41456 47435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.75% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33602 35010 39599
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +43 23 £32,750 -0.75% 3
Bromley +3 5 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Northwood - 2 £26,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £26,000 -
Hackney - 2 £29,923 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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.

1 233 (80.62%) Windows
2 192 (66.44%) Active Directory
3 136 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 118 (40.83%) Windows 7
5 101 (34.95%) MS Office
6 84 (29.07%) Finance
7 68 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 61 (21.11%) Windows XP
9 60 (20.76%) SCCM
10 58 (20.07%) Blackberry
11 56 (19.38%) Cisco
12 54 (18.69%) MS Excel
13 52 (17.99%) ITIL
13 52 (17.99%) Windows 8
13 52 (17.99%) Windows Server
14 51 (17.65%) Android
15 43 (14.88%) Citrix
16 41 (14.19%) TCP/IP
17 39 (13.49%) VMware
18 38 (13.15%) HP
18 38 (13.15%) Bloomberg
19 37 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
20 34 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (11.76%) Apple
21 33 (11.42%) DNS
21 33 (11.42%) iPhone
22 32 (11.07%) Degree
23 29 (10.03%) DHCP
24 28 (9.69%) Windows 10
25 27 (9.34%) Analytical Skills

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 68 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 37 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (3.81%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (3.46%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.04%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 101 (34.95%) MS Office
2 54 (18.69%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.42%) Eikon
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.54%) Office 365
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.69%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.19%) TCP/IP
2 33 (11.42%) DNS
3 29 (10.03%) DHCP
4 24 (8.30%) LAN
5 21 (7.27%) Wireless
6 19 (6.57%) WAN
7 16 (5.54%) VoIP
8 14 (4.84%) SAN
9 13 (4.50%) VPN
10 10 (3.46%) Skype
11 9 (3.11%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (3.11%) Internet
12 8 (2.77%) Firewall
13 6 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.38%) IP Telephony
14 4 (1.38%) VLAN
15 3 (1.04%) NAS
15 3 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.04%) WebEx
16 2 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.38%) JIRA
General
1 84 (29.07%) Finance
2 26 (9.00%) Banking
3 11 (3.81%) Games
4 9 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.77%) Legal
5 8 (2.77%) Retail
6 7 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.08%) Back Office
8 5 (1.73%) Law
9 4 (1.38%) Marketing
10 3 (1.04%) Advertising
11 2 (0.69%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Front Office
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.11%) XMPP
2 1 (0.35%) .NET
2 1 (0.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.07%) Blackberry
2 33 (11.42%) iPhone
3 27 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.27%) Hedge funds
5 15 (5.19%) Driving Licence
6 14 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.84%) Fat Client
6 14 (4.84%) Thin Client
6 14 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (4.15%) Smartphone
8 11 (3.81%) HP StoreVirtual
8 11 (3.81%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.73%) iPad
10 4 (1.38%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.04%) NHS
11 3 (1.04%) Social Media
12 1 (0.35%) Equities
12 1 (0.35%) Health Informatics
12 1 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 233 (80.62%) Windows
2 118 (40.83%) Windows 7
3 61 (21.11%) Windows XP
4 52 (17.99%) Windows 8
4 52 (17.99%) Windows Server
5 51 (17.65%) Android
6 34 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (9.69%) Windows 10
8 23 (7.96%) Apple iOS
8 23 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (6.92%) Mac OS X
10 19 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (3.81%) Mac OS
12 10 (3.46%) Windows Vista
13 6 (2.08%) Linux
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.99%) ITIL
2 27 (9.34%) Asset Management
3 14 (4.84%) Data Protection
4 12 (4.15%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (3.81%) Patch Management
6 9 (3.11%) Software Distribution
7 8 (2.77%) Mentoring
7 8 (2.77%) Migration
7 8 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (2.42%) ITSM
8 7 (2.42%) Service Delivery
9 4 (1.38%) Change Management
9 4 (1.38%) Project Management
9 4 (1.38%) Service Management
10 3 (1.04%) Application Packaging
10 3 (1.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (1.04%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.04%) Time Management
10 3 (1.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.15%) PowerShell
2 11 (3.81%) C
3 5 (1.73%) SQL
4 3 (1.04%) Java
5 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.35%) C++
5 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (11.07%) Degree
2 13 (4.50%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (2.42%) CCNA
4 7 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.04%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.04%) MCSA
6 3 (1.04%) MCSE
7 2 (0.69%) CCA
7 2 (0.69%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.69%) MCDST
7 2 (0.69%) MCITP
7 2 (0.69%) MCP
8 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.61%) SLA
System Software
1 192 (66.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.19%) XenApp
4 8 (2.77%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.04%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (20.76%) SCCM
2 17 (5.88%) WSUS
3 5 (1.73%) DameWare
4 4 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.04%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.04%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 136 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 56 (19.38%) Cisco
3 43 (14.88%) Citrix
4 39 (13.49%) VMware
5 38 (13.15%) Bloomberg
5 38 (13.15%) HP
6 34 (11.76%) Apple
7 21 (7.27%) Dell
8 17 (5.88%) Avaya
8 17 (5.88%) Reuters
9 15 (5.19%) Mitel
10 13 (4.50%) Fidessa
11 9 (3.11%) Polycom
12 8 (2.77%) Altiris
13 7 (2.42%) Symantec
13 7 (2.42%) Toshiba
14 6 (2.08%) WatchGuard
15 5 (1.73%) Oracle
16 4 (1.38%) Adobe
16 4 (1.38%) Barracuda Networks
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