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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 498 558 572
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 129 79 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 113 58 44
Average salary £31,500 £29,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,000 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £46,450 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
40970 43753 42052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.69% 93.90% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34560 36068 35618
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +19 32 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Chiswick - 7 £24,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £25,000 -
Bromley - 1 £27,500 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 212 (94.22%) Windows
2 138 (61.33%) Windows 7
3 132 (58.67%) Active Directory
4 123 (54.67%) Microsoft
5 104 (46.22%) MS Office
6 82 (36.44%) Blackberry
7 71 (31.56%) MS Excel
8 69 (30.67%) ITIL
9 64 (28.44%) Finance
10 55 (24.44%) Citrix
11 49 (21.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 48 (21.33%) Windows 8
13 47 (20.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (20.89%) MS Exchange
14 46 (20.44%) Cisco
14 46 (20.44%) VMware
15 41 (18.22%) Windows XP
16 39 (17.33%) Apple
16 39 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 39 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (15.56%) XenApp
18 34 (15.11%) SCCM
19 30 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
20 27 (12.00%) TCP/IP
21 26 (11.56%) Android
22 24 (10.67%) LAN
23 23 (10.22%) MCSE
24 22 (9.78%) MCSA
24 22 (9.78%) Reuters
25 20 (8.89%) Wyse

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 49 (21.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 47 (20.89%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.78%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.33%) IBM Notes
5 9 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.78%) Lync
9 3 (1.33%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.89%) Apache
10 2 (0.89%) IIS
11 1 (0.44%) GroupWise
Applications
1 104 (46.22%) MS Office
2 71 (31.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.89%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.00%) Office 365
2 15 (6.67%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 24 (10.67%) LAN
3 20 (8.89%) WAN
4 17 (7.56%) Firewall
5 13 (5.78%) DNS
6 11 (4.89%) DHCP
6 11 (4.89%) Wireless
7 10 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (4.44%) VPN
8 7 (3.11%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.78%) Network Security
9 4 (1.78%) ADSL
9 4 (1.78%) VoIP
10 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.33%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.89%) NAS
11 2 (0.89%) Internet
12 1 (0.44%) 3G
12 1 (0.44%) DSL
12 1 (0.44%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 8 (3.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 64 (28.44%) Finance
2 16 (7.11%) Banking
3 11 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.56%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.67%) Back Office
6 5 (2.22%) Marketing
7 4 (1.78%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.33%) Retail
9 2 (0.89%) Games
9 2 (0.89%) French Language
9 2 (0.89%) Electronics
9 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.89%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.33%) COM
2 1 (0.44%) WSH
2 1 (0.44%) LAMP
2 1 (0.44%) XMPP
2 1 (0.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 82 (36.44%) Blackberry
2 19 (8.44%) Hedge funds
3 17 (7.56%) iPhone
4 14 (6.22%) Fat Client
4 14 (6.22%) Thin Client
5 12 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.89%) Replication
7 9 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.67%) iPad
9 2 (0.89%) Equities
9 2 (0.89%) DTV
9 2 (0.89%) Social Network
10 1 (0.44%) Handset
10 1 (0.44%) NHS
10 1 (0.44%) SecurID
10 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.44%) Wiki
10 1 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 212 (94.22%) Windows
2 138 (61.33%) Windows 7
3 48 (21.33%) Windows 8
4 41 (18.22%) Windows XP
5 39 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (11.56%) Android
8 18 (8.00%) Apple iOS
8 18 (8.00%) Mac OS X
9 15 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (5.78%) Windows 2000
11 12 (5.33%) Mac OS
12 11 (4.89%) Windows Vista
13 8 (3.56%) Windows Phone
14 7 (3.11%) Linux
15 3 (1.33%) UNIX
16 2 (0.89%) Debian
16 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.67%) ITIL
2 16 (7.11%) Service Delivery
3 9 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 8 (3.56%) Asset Management
5 7 (3.11%) Service Management
5 7 (3.11%) Logistics
6 5 (2.22%) ITSM
6 5 (2.22%) Problem Management
7 4 (1.78%) Investment Management
7 4 (1.78%) E-Commerce
7 4 (1.78%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (1.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.33%) Fault Management
8 3 (1.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (0.89%) Line Management
9 2 (0.89%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (0.89%) Time Management
9 2 (0.89%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (0.89%) Change Control
9 2 (0.89%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.44%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.44%) SQL
3 3 (1.33%) C
3 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.33%) VB
4 2 (0.89%) Perl
5 1 (0.44%) PHP
5 1 (0.44%) VBScript
5 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (20.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (10.22%) MCSE
3 22 (9.78%) MCSA
4 17 (7.56%) MCP
5 12 (5.33%) Degree
6 10 (4.44%) MCITP
7 8 (3.56%) MCDST
8 7 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.22%) CCNA
9 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.33%) MCTS
10 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.89%) ACSP
11 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.89%) CCA
11 2 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.89%) MOS
11 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.44%) CCNP
12 1 (0.44%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 132 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 39 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (15.56%) XenApp
4 18 (8.00%) Xen
4 18 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.22%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.89%) vSphere
7 4 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (15.11%) SCCM
2 7 (3.11%) WSUS
3 5 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.78%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.44%) SCOM
7 1 (0.44%) DameWare
7 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 123 (54.67%) Microsoft
2 55 (24.44%) Citrix
3 46 (20.44%) Cisco
3 46 (20.44%) VMware
4 39 (17.33%) Apple
5 22 (9.78%) Reuters
6 20 (8.89%) HP
6 20 (8.89%) Wyse
7 18 (8.00%) FactSet
8 17 (7.56%) Avaya
9 15 (6.67%) Dell
10 12 (5.33%) Lotus
11 11 (4.89%) Remedy
11 11 (4.89%) Mitel
12 10 (4.44%) Polycom
13 9 (4.00%) Altiris
13 9 (4.00%) Symantec
14 7 (3.11%) AppSense
15 6 (2.67%) LANDesk
16 5 (2.22%) McAfee
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