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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 556 552 582
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 77 53 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 65 40 51
Average salary £29,000 £29,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £21,851 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £24,075
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +7.99%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44914 41458 48802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.50% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37724 34692 42465
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
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 29 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 29 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 -2 18 £31,500 +5.00%
Hayes - 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 127 (81.94%) Windows
2 89 (57.42%) Active Directory
3 75 (48.39%) Windows 7
4 73 (47.10%) Microsoft
5 65 (41.94%) MS Office
6 55 (35.48%) Windows XP
6 55 (35.48%) Finance
7 48 (30.97%) Blackberry
8 42 (27.10%) Apple
9 40 (25.81%) MS Excel
10 34 (21.94%) TCP/IP
10 34 (21.94%) ITIL
11 33 (21.29%) DNS
11 33 (21.29%) Degree
12 32 (20.65%) DHCP
13 31 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 27 (17.42%) LAN
14 27 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (17.42%) Windows 8
15 25 (16.13%) WAN
16 24 (15.48%) Cisco
17 22 (14.19%) VPN
17 22 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (12.26%) Wireless
19 19 (12.26%) iPhone
20 18 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
21 17 (10.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 17 (10.97%) Android
22 15 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 31 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (10.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.23%) Lync
7 4 (2.58%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.65%) IIS
8 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.65%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 65 (41.94%) MS Office
2 40 (25.81%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Eikon
2 3 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) Office 365
2 2 (1.29%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.94%) TCP/IP
2 33 (21.29%) DNS
3 32 (20.65%) DHCP
4 27 (17.42%) LAN
5 25 (16.13%) WAN
6 22 (14.19%) VPN
7 19 (12.26%) Wireless
8 10 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (3.87%) Internet
10 4 (2.58%) Firewall
11 3 (1.94%) SMTP
11 3 (1.94%) VoIP
11 3 (1.94%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.29%) DSL
13 1 (0.65%) IPv4
13 1 (0.65%) SAN
13 1 (0.65%) Softphone
13 1 (0.65%) Broadband
13 1 (0.65%) PBX
13 1 (0.65%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
General
1 55 (35.48%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Back Office
2 8 (5.16%) Marketing
3 4 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.94%) Front Office
4 3 (1.94%) Advertising
4 3 (1.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.29%) Banking
5 2 (1.29%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.29%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.65%) COM
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) WSH
3 1 (0.65%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 48 (30.97%) Blackberry
2 19 (12.26%) iPhone
3 12 (7.74%) iPad
4 10 (6.45%) Hedge funds
5 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.81%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.87%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.23%) PDA
7 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.58%) Biotechnology
8 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.29%) BBC
10 2 (1.29%) Derivative
11 1 (0.65%) NHS
11 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.65%) Clustering
11 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.65%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 127 (81.94%) Windows
2 75 (48.39%) Windows 7
3 55 (35.48%) Windows XP
4 27 (17.42%) Windows 8
4 27 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (10.97%) Android
7 15 (9.68%) Mac OS X
8 13 (8.39%) Mac OS
9 11 (7.10%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.58%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.94%) UNIX
12 3 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.94%) Linux
13 2 (1.29%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.94%) ITIL
2 12 (7.74%) Mobile Device Management
3 10 (6.45%) Asset Management
4 7 (4.52%) Change Management
5 6 (3.87%) Investment Management
6 5 (3.23%) Time Management
6 5 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 5 (3.23%) Migration
7 4 (2.58%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.58%) CRM
7 4 (2.58%) Service Management
7 4 (2.58%) Release Management
8 3 (1.94%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.29%) Software Engineering
9 2 (1.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.29%) Risk Management
10 1 (0.65%) Workflow
10 1 (0.65%) Security Management
10 1 (0.65%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.16%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.52%) SQL
3 3 (1.94%) VB
3 3 (1.94%) C
3 3 (1.94%) C#
4 2 (1.29%) Java
4 2 (1.29%) PHP
4 2 (1.29%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (21.29%) Degree
2 20 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.81%) MCSE
5 8 (5.16%) MCITP
6 7 (4.52%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.52%) CCNA
6 7 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.87%) MCSA
7 6 (3.87%) MCP
8 5 (3.23%) MCTS
9 4 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.29%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.65%) MCDST
11 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.10%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (57.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.87%) vSphere
4 4 (2.58%) XenApp
5 3 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) SCCM
2 8 (5.16%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.23%) WSUS
4 2 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.29%) OpenView
4 2 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.65%) WMI
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.65%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.65%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 73 (47.10%) Microsoft
2 42 (27.10%) Apple
3 24 (15.48%) Cisco
4 15 (9.68%) HP
4 15 (9.68%) VMware
5 13 (8.39%) Symantec
6 12 (7.74%) Reuters
6 12 (7.74%) Bloomberg
7 11 (7.10%) Citrix
7 11 (7.10%) Juniper
7 11 (7.10%) Dell
7 11 (7.10%) Autodesk
8 8 (5.16%) Altiris
9 6 (3.87%) Polycom
10 5 (3.23%) Remedy
11 4 (2.58%) CQG
11 4 (2.58%) Lotus
12 3 (1.94%) Avaya
12 3 (1.94%) McAfee
12 3 (1.94%) Wyse
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