The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 572 567 591
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 75 51 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 64 38 47
Average salary £29,000 £29,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.69% +9.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £21,773 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £43,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44849 41381 48880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.46% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37712 34656 42600
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 £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -6 17 £31,500 +6.77% 2
Hayes - 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 131 (81.88%) Windows
2 90 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 78 (48.75%) Windows 7
4 74 (46.25%) Microsoft
5 67 (41.88%) MS Office
6 57 (35.63%) Finance
7 56 (35.00%) Windows XP
8 50 (31.25%) Blackberry
9 43 (26.88%) Apple
10 40 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 34 (21.25%) ITIL
11 34 (21.25%) DNS
11 34 (21.25%) TCP/IP
12 33 (20.63%) MS Exchange
12 33 (20.63%) Degree
13 32 (20.00%) DHCP
14 29 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (17.50%) Windows 8
16 27 (16.88%) LAN
17 25 (15.63%) WAN
18 24 (15.00%) Cisco
19 23 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2010
20 22 (13.75%) VPN
21 21 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (13.13%) iPhone
22 19 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
22 19 (11.88%) Wireless
23 18 (11.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
24 16 (10.00%) HP
24 16 (10.00%) SharePoint

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 33 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (11.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 15 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.13%) Lync
8 4 (2.50%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.63%) IIS
9 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.63%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 67 (41.88%) MS Office
2 40 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Eikon
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.25%) TCP/IP
1 34 (21.25%) DNS
2 32 (20.00%) DHCP
3 27 (16.88%) LAN
4 25 (15.63%) WAN
5 22 (13.75%) VPN
6 19 (11.88%) Wireless
7 10 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.38%) Internet
9 5 (3.13%) Firewall
9 5 (3.13%) VoIP
10 3 (1.88%) SMTP
10 3 (1.88%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.25%) DSL
12 1 (0.63%) IPv4
12 1 (0.63%) SAN
12 1 (0.63%) PBX
12 1 (0.63%) LDAP
12 1 (0.63%) ADSL
12 1 (0.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
General
1 57 (35.63%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Back Office
2 8 (5.00%) Marketing
3 4 (2.50%) Retail
3 4 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.88%) Law
4 3 (1.88%) Advertising
4 3 (1.88%) Front Office
5 2 (1.25%) Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.25%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.25%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) WSH
3 1 (0.63%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) COM
3 1 (0.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 50 (31.25%) Blackberry
2 21 (13.13%) iPhone
3 13 (8.13%) iPad
4 11 (6.88%) Hedge funds
5 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.75%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.13%) PDA
7 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.50%) Biotechnology
8 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.25%) BBC
10 2 (1.25%) Derivative
11 1 (0.63%) NHS
11 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.63%) Clustering
11 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 131 (81.88%) Windows
2 78 (48.75%) Windows 7
3 56 (35.00%) Windows XP
4 29 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (17.50%) Windows 8
6 19 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (10.00%) Android
8 15 (9.38%) Mac OS X
9 13 (8.13%) Mac OS
10 11 (6.88%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.50%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.88%) UNIX
13 3 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.88%) Linux
14 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.25%) ITIL
2 12 (7.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 10 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 7 (4.38%) Change Management
5 6 (3.75%) Migration
5 6 (3.75%) Investment Management
6 5 (3.13%) Time Management
6 5 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 4 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.50%) Release Management
7 4 (2.50%) CRM
7 4 (2.50%) Service Management
8 3 (1.88%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.25%) Risk Management
10 1 (0.63%) Workflow
10 1 (0.63%) Security Management
10 1 (0.63%) Quality Management
10 1 (0.63%) Project Management
10 1 (0.63%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.63%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.00%) SQL
3 4 (2.50%) C#
4 3 (1.88%) C
5 2 (1.25%) VB
6 1 (0.63%) Python
6 1 (0.63%) VBScript
6 1 (0.63%) Java
6 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (20.63%) Degree
2 21 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.63%) MCSE
5 8 (5.00%) CCNA
5 8 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.00%) MCITP
6 7 (4.38%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.38%) MCP
7 6 (3.75%) MCSA
8 5 (3.13%) MCTS
9 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.25%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.63%) MCDST
11 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.75%) vSphere
4 4 (2.50%) XenApp
5 2 (1.25%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (8.75%) SCCM
2 8 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.13%) WSUS
3 5 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.25%) OpenView
4 2 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.63%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.63%) SCSM
5 1 (0.63%) WMI
5 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.63%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 74 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 43 (26.88%) Apple
3 24 (15.00%) Cisco
4 16 (10.00%) HP
5 15 (9.38%) VMware
6 14 (8.75%) Symantec
7 13 (8.13%) Bloomberg
8 12 (7.50%) Reuters
8 12 (7.50%) Dell
9 11 (6.88%) Juniper
9 11 (6.88%) Autodesk
10 10 (6.25%) Citrix
11 8 (5.00%) Altiris
12 6 (3.75%) Polycom
13 5 (3.13%) Remedy
13 5 (3.13%) Avaya
14 4 (2.50%) Lotus
14 4 (2.50%) CQG
15 3 (1.88%) Wyse
15 3 (1.88%) Adobe
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