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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 523 545 573
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 103 85 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 98 69 37
Average salary £31,000 £29,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.08% +15.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,200 £22,256
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
41596 43445 41197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35513 36298 34581
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 +29 27 £27,500 -12.69% 6
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £22,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 169 (88.02%) Windows
2 125 (65.10%) Active Directory
3 120 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 111 (57.81%) Windows 7
5 101 (52.60%) MS Office
6 72 (37.50%) Finance
7 70 (36.46%) MS Excel
8 60 (31.25%) ITIL
9 50 (26.04%) Blackberry
10 49 (25.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (24.48%) Citrix
12 45 (23.44%) Windows 8
13 38 (19.79%) SCCM
14 32 (16.67%) MCSE
15 31 (16.15%) Windows XP
16 29 (15.10%) VMware
17 28 (14.58%) DHCP
18 27 (14.06%) MS Exchange
19 25 (13.02%) DNS
19 25 (13.02%) XenApp
20 24 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (11.98%) Apple
22 21 (10.94%) TCP/IP
22 21 (10.94%) Degree
22 21 (10.94%) Android
23 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
23 20 (10.42%) MCP
23 20 (10.42%) HP
24 19 (9.90%) Cisco
25 18 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.17%) Lync
5 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.65%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.04%) Confluence
9 1 (0.52%) LiveLink
Applications
1 101 (52.60%) MS Office
2 70 (36.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.04%) MS Project
4 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) Revit
5 1 (0.52%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.52%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.73%) Office 365
2 4 (2.08%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.58%) DHCP
2 25 (13.02%) DNS
3 21 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.73%) LAN
5 9 (4.69%) WAN
5 9 (4.69%) Wireless
5 9 (4.69%) Firewall
6 8 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (3.65%) Internet
8 6 (3.13%) VoIP
9 4 (2.08%) VPN
9 4 (2.08%) SAN
10 3 (1.56%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.56%) VLAN
10 3 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.56%) NAS
11 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.52%) WLAN
12 1 (0.52%) Broadband
12 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.04%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 72 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Banking
3 9 (4.69%) Back Office
4 8 (4.17%) Mandarin Language
4 8 (4.17%) Games
5 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.60%) Advertising
7 4 (2.08%) Law
8 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.56%) Retail
9 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.04%) Marketing
9 2 (1.04%) French Language
9 2 (1.04%) Legal
9 2 (1.04%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.60%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.56%) WSH
3 2 (1.04%) .NET
3 2 (1.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 50 (26.04%) Blackberry
2 24 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.85%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.17%) iPhone
4 8 (4.17%) Hedge funds
4 8 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.08%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.04%) Derivative
8 2 (1.04%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Equities
9 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Online Games
9 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 169 (88.02%) Windows
2 111 (57.81%) Windows 7
3 45 (23.44%) Windows 8
4 31 (16.15%) Windows XP
5 21 (10.94%) Android
6 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (7.29%) Mac OS X
8 13 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 10 (5.21%) Mac OS
11 9 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (3.13%) Linux
13 4 (2.08%) UNIX
14 3 (1.56%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (1.04%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.25%) ITIL
2 11 (5.73%) Problem Management
2 11 (5.73%) Software Deployment
3 10 (5.21%) Service Delivery
4 8 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 7 (3.65%) ITSM
5 7 (3.65%) Asset Management
6 6 (3.13%) Patch Management
7 5 (2.60%) Project Management
7 5 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.08%) Investment Management
8 4 (2.08%) Data Protection
9 3 (1.56%) Service Management
9 3 (1.56%) Change Management
9 3 (1.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (1.56%) Line Management
9 3 (1.56%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.04%) Data Privacy
10 2 (1.04%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.77%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.60%) VBScript
3 4 (2.08%) C
4 3 (1.56%) SQL
5 2 (1.04%) C#
5 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.04%) VB
6 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (25.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (16.67%) MCSE
3 21 (10.94%) Degree
4 20 (10.42%) MCP
5 16 (8.33%) MCSA
6 14 (7.29%) MCITP
7 8 (4.17%) MCDST
8 7 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.60%) CCNA
9 5 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.08%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.04%) MOS
12 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.52%) CCNP
12 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.52%) ACSP
12 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 125 (65.10%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.02%) XenApp
3 18 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.81%) Xen
5 14 (7.29%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.60%) vSphere
6 5 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.56%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (19.79%) SCCM
2 4 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.56%) Casper Suite
3 3 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 120 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 47 (24.48%) Citrix
3 29 (15.10%) VMware
4 23 (11.98%) Apple
5 20 (10.42%) HP
6 19 (9.90%) Cisco
7 16 (8.33%) Dell
8 12 (6.25%) Wyse
9 10 (5.21%) Bloomberg
10 8 (4.17%) Symantec
10 8 (4.17%) Avaya
11 7 (3.65%) Lotus
11 7 (3.65%) AppSense
12 6 (3.13%) Polycom
12 6 (3.13%) Reuters
12 6 (3.13%) Adobe
13 5 (2.60%) Intel
13 5 (2.60%) IBM
13 5 (2.60%) Google
14 4 (2.08%) Mitel
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