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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 466 543 577
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 159 124 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 153 117 96
Median salary £32,500 £29,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,800 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £25,000 £27,186
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -8.04%
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
37695 42483 46604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.64% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32773 35948 39098
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +67 27 £35,000 +25.00% 8
Bromley - 4 £22,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £31,500 - 1
Croydon -8 1 £27,000 +8.00%
Southwark - 1 £27,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £37,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 231 (75.99%) Windows
2 195 (64.14%) Active Directory
3 153 (50.33%) Microsoft
4 108 (35.53%) Windows 7
5 98 (32.24%) Finance
6 92 (30.26%) MS Office
7 74 (24.34%) SCCM
8 62 (20.39%) MS Exchange
9 56 (18.42%) Cisco
10 52 (17.11%) MS Excel
11 51 (16.78%) Windows XP
12 49 (16.12%) ITIL
12 49 (16.12%) Blackberry
13 48 (15.79%) Bloomberg
14 44 (14.47%) Apple
14 44 (14.47%) Windows 10
14 44 (14.47%) Windows 8
14 44 (14.47%) Windows Server
15 42 (13.82%) Citrix
15 42 (13.82%) TCP/IP
16 41 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 39 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2010
18 38 (12.50%) Android
19 36 (11.84%) VMware
20 34 (11.18%) Office 365
21 33 (10.86%) LAN
22 32 (10.53%) HP
23 29 (9.54%) Degree
24 27 (8.88%) DNS
25 26 (8.55%) Mac OS X

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 62 (20.39%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (5.92%) Skype for Business
4 13 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 92 (30.26%) MS Office
2 52 (17.11%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.62%) Eikon
2 4 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.18%) Office 365
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) Yammer
4 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.82%) TCP/IP
2 33 (10.86%) LAN
3 27 (8.88%) DNS
4 25 (8.22%) VoIP
4 25 (8.22%) Wireless
5 24 (7.89%) DHCP
6 20 (6.58%) WAN
7 16 (5.26%) SAN
8 15 (4.93%) Skype
9 13 (4.28%) VPN
10 12 (3.95%) Internet
11 11 (3.62%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (3.29%) Firewall
13 9 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.97%) NAS
15 5 (1.64%) WebEx
16 4 (1.32%) IP Telephony
16 4 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
17 2 (0.66%) WLAN
18 1 (0.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 98 (32.24%) Finance
2 23 (7.57%) Banking
3 14 (4.61%) Games
4 12 (3.95%) Marketing
5 11 (3.62%) Retail
6 9 (2.96%) Back Office
7 7 (2.30%) Advertising
7 7 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.97%) Legal
9 5 (1.64%) Law
10 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.66%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Local Government
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.97%) XMPP
2 2 (0.66%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.33%) HTML
3 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.12%) Blackberry
2 26 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.55%) Hedge funds
3 25 (8.22%) iPhone
4 20 (6.58%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.28%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.95%) Fat Client
6 12 (3.95%) Thin Client
7 10 (3.29%) Driving Licence
7 10 (3.29%) HP StoreVirtual
8 9 (2.96%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.97%) iPad
10 5 (1.64%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.99%) Social Media
11 3 (0.99%) User Experience
12 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.66%) EPoS
12 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 231 (75.99%) Windows
2 108 (35.53%) Windows 7
3 51 (16.78%) Windows XP
4 44 (14.47%) Windows 10
4 44 (14.47%) Windows 8
4 44 (14.47%) Windows Server
5 41 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (12.50%) Android
7 26 (8.55%) Mac OS X
8 22 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 14 (4.61%) Mac OS
11 13 (4.28%) Linux
12 11 (3.62%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.99%) Unix
14 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.12%) ITIL
2 19 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 17 (5.59%) Mobile Device Management
4 15 (4.93%) Data Protection
5 14 (4.61%) Migration
6 13 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (3.62%) Software Distribution
8 10 (3.29%) Service Delivery
9 8 (2.63%) Project Management
10 7 (2.30%) Change Management
10 7 (2.30%) Investment Management
10 7 (2.30%) ITSM
10 7 (2.30%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.30%) Patch Management
10 7 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (1.64%) Application Packaging
11 5 (1.64%) Service Management
12 3 (0.99%) Analytics
12 3 (0.99%) ITIL V3
12 3 (0.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.59%) C
1 17 (5.59%) PowerShell
2 3 (0.99%) Java
3 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.66%) SQL
4 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.33%) C++
4 1 (0.33%) PHP
4 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (9.54%) Degree
2 17 (5.59%) CCNA
2 17 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.96%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.64%) MCSE
5 5 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.32%) MCP
6 4 (1.32%) MCSA
7 3 (0.99%) MCITP
8 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.66%) MCDST
9 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.33%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.91%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 195 (64.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.59%) XenApp
3 9 (2.96%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.66%) XenServer
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 74 (24.34%) SCCM
2 22 (7.24%) WSUS
3 7 (2.30%) Casper Suite
4 6 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 153 (50.33%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.42%) Cisco
3 48 (15.79%) Bloomberg
4 44 (14.47%) Apple
5 42 (13.82%) Citrix
6 36 (11.84%) VMware
7 32 (10.53%) HP
8 25 (8.22%) Reuters
9 16 (5.26%) Fidessa
10 14 (4.61%) Dell
10 14 (4.61%) Mitel
10 14 (4.61%) Polycom
11 13 (4.28%) Avaya
12 9 (2.96%) Symantec
13 6 (1.97%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (1.97%) Oracle
14 5 (1.64%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.32%) Adobe
15 4 (1.32%) Intel Security
15 4 (1.32%) WatchGuard
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £38000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago