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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 477 556 582
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 153 114 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 146 103 110
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
37730 42763 48400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.70% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32818 36173 40481
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +50 24 £33,000 +4.76% 4
Bromley - 5 £22,500 -
Hackney - 2 £29,923 -
Croydon -12 1 £27,000 +8.00%
Southwark - 1 £27,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 230 (77.97%) Windows
2 189 (64.07%) Active Directory
3 146 (49.49%) Microsoft
4 109 (36.95%) Windows 7
5 94 (31.86%) MS Office
6 84 (28.47%) Finance
7 67 (22.71%) SCCM
8 65 (22.03%) MS Exchange
9 59 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 57 (19.32%) Cisco
11 54 (18.31%) Blackberry
12 49 (16.61%) Windows 8
13 48 (16.27%) MS Excel
13 48 (16.27%) ITIL
14 45 (15.25%) Android
15 44 (14.92%) TCP/IP
15 44 (14.92%) Bloomberg
16 43 (14.58%) Windows Server
17 41 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2010
18 39 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 39 (13.22%) VMware
18 39 (13.22%) Citrix
18 39 (13.22%) Apple
19 36 (12.20%) Windows 10
20 32 (10.85%) HP
21 31 (10.51%) iPhone
21 31 (10.51%) Degree
21 31 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (10.17%) DNS
23 29 (9.83%) LAN

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 65 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 41 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (4.41%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.05%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.36%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 94 (31.86%) MS Office
2 48 (16.27%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.71%) Eikon
2 4 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.46%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.68%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.92%) TCP/IP
2 30 (10.17%) DNS
3 29 (9.83%) LAN
4 27 (9.15%) DHCP
5 26 (8.81%) Wireless
6 21 (7.12%) VoIP
7 19 (6.44%) WAN
8 16 (5.42%) SAN
9 12 (4.07%) Skype
10 11 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (3.73%) Internet
11 9 (3.05%) Firewall
11 9 (3.05%) VPN
12 8 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.69%) WebEx
14 4 (1.36%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.02%) NAS
16 2 (0.68%) 3G
16 2 (0.68%) VLAN
16 2 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 84 (28.47%) Finance
2 21 (7.12%) Banking
3 14 (4.75%) Games
4 9 (3.05%) Retail
5 8 (2.71%) Back Office
5 8 (2.71%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.71%) Marketing
6 7 (2.37%) Legal
7 6 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.69%) Law
9 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 2 (0.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.05%) XMPP
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) HTML
2 1 (0.34%) XML
2 1 (0.34%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.31%) Blackberry
2 31 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.51%) iPhone
3 23 (7.80%) Hedge funds
4 17 (5.76%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (4.75%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.75%) Fat Client
5 14 (4.75%) Thin Client
6 13 (4.41%) Driving Licence
6 13 (4.41%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.07%) HP StoreVirtual
7 12 (4.07%) Smartphone
8 6 (2.03%) iPad
9 5 (1.69%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.02%) NHS
10 3 (1.02%) Social Media
11 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.68%) User Experience
12 1 (0.34%) Apple TV
12 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 230 (77.97%) Windows
2 109 (36.95%) Windows 7
3 59 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 49 (16.61%) Windows 8
5 45 (15.25%) Android
6 43 (14.58%) Windows Server
7 39 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (12.20%) Windows 10
9 24 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (7.46%) Apple iOS
10 22 (7.46%) Mac OS X
11 19 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (4.41%) Mac OS
13 11 (3.73%) Windows Vista
14 7 (2.37%) Linux
15 1 (0.34%) Unix
15 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.27%) ITIL
2 27 (9.15%) Asset Management
3 16 (5.42%) Data Protection
3 16 (5.42%) Mobile Device Management
4 12 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (3.73%) Migration
5 11 (3.73%) Software Distribution
6 10 (3.39%) Patch Management
7 9 (3.05%) Mentoring
7 9 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (2.71%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.37%) ITSM
10 6 (2.03%) Change Management
10 6 (2.03%) Project Management
11 5 (1.69%) Service Management
12 4 (1.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (1.02%) Application Packaging
13 3 (1.02%) Investment Management
13 3 (1.02%) ITIL V3
13 3 (1.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.08%) C
2 11 (3.73%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.36%) SQL
4 3 (1.02%) Java
5 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.34%) C++
5 1 (0.34%) PHP
5 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (10.51%) Degree
2 14 (4.75%) CCNA
2 14 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.07%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.36%) MCSE
7 3 (1.02%) MCP
7 3 (1.02%) MCSA
8 2 (0.68%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ACSP
9 1 (0.34%) CCA
9 1 (0.34%) MCITP
9 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 189 (64.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.42%) XenApp
4 9 (3.05%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.03%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.02%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.02%) XenServer
8 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 67 (22.71%) SCCM
2 21 (7.12%) WSUS
3 6 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.69%) Casper Suite
5 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.34%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 146 (49.49%) Microsoft
2 57 (19.32%) Cisco
3 44 (14.92%) Bloomberg
4 39 (13.22%) Apple
4 39 (13.22%) Citrix
4 39 (13.22%) VMware
5 32 (10.85%) HP
6 20 (6.78%) Reuters
7 17 (5.76%) Mitel
8 16 (5.42%) Dell
9 15 (5.08%) Fidessa
10 13 (4.41%) Avaya
11 12 (4.07%) Polycom
12 9 (3.05%) Symantec
13 7 (2.37%) Altiris
13 7 (2.37%) Toshiba
14 6 (2.03%) Barracuda Networks
14 6 (2.03%) WatchGuard
15 5 (1.69%) Oracle
16 4 (1.36%) Lotus
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