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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 490 519 474
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 84 134 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 70 128 151
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £42,150 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
31987 39555 40165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 96.15% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27071 34104 33934
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +19 9 £30,500 -6.15% 1
Clapham - 2 £30,000 -
Docklands, London -4 1 - -
Bromley -9 1 £26,500 +20.45%
Canary Wharf -11 1 £60,000 +150.00%
Hammersmith - 1 £42,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 140 (82.84%) Windows
2 123 (72.78%) Active Directory
3 90 (53.25%) Microsoft
4 65 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 62 (36.69%) MS Office
6 57 (33.73%) Finance
7 43 (25.44%) MS Excel
8 42 (24.85%) MS Exchange
9 38 (22.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (21.89%) Citrix
10 37 (21.89%) Windows 10
11 35 (20.71%) SCCM
12 30 (17.75%) VMware
13 29 (17.16%) Bloomberg
13 29 (17.16%) Windows Server
14 28 (16.57%) Office 365
14 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (16.57%) PowerShell
14 28 (16.57%) Reuters
15 27 (15.98%) ITIL
16 26 (15.38%) MCSE
16 26 (15.38%) Mac OS X
16 26 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (14.79%) LAN
18 24 (14.20%) Banking
18 24 (14.20%) Android
19 23 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (13.02%) Cisco
21 21 (12.43%) Degree
21 21 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2010

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 42 (24.85%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.37%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.59%) IIS
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (36.69%) MS Office
2 43 (25.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Eikon
2 2 (1.18%) Summit
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) G Suite
2 2 (1.18%) Yammer
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.79%) LAN
2 19 (11.24%) WAN
3 17 (10.06%) TCP/IP
4 16 (9.47%) DNS
5 15 (8.88%) DHCP
6 12 (7.10%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (6.51%) Internet
8 10 (5.92%) Firewall
9 9 (5.33%) VPN
10 7 (4.14%) IP Telephony
11 6 (3.55%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (3.55%) Wireless
12 5 (2.96%) SAN
12 5 (2.96%) VoIP
13 3 (1.78%) Cisco IPT
13 3 (1.78%) NAS
14 2 (1.18%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.18%) Skype
14 2 (1.18%) VLAN
14 2 (1.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (4.14%) MSI
2 1 (0.59%) InstallShield
General
1 57 (33.73%) Finance
2 24 (14.20%) Banking
3 7 (4.14%) Advertising
4 6 (3.55%) Retail
5 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Marketing
6 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Local Government
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) Software Packaging
1 2 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) Hedge funds
2 16 (9.47%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.10%) iPhone
4 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.55%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.55%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.55%) User Experience
5 5 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.37%) iPad
6 4 (2.37%) Wiki
7 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.59%) EPoS
8 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 140 (82.84%) Windows
2 65 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 37 (21.89%) Windows 10
4 29 (17.16%) Windows Server
5 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 26 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (14.20%) Android
8 13 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 12 (7.10%) Linux
10 10 (5.92%) Apple iOS
10 10 (5.92%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.96%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.78%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.98%) ITIL
2 12 (7.10%) Service Management
3 6 (3.55%) Incident Management
3 6 (3.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (2.37%) Change Management
5 4 (2.37%) CRM
5 4 (2.37%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (2.37%) Investment Management
5 4 (2.37%) Time Management
6 3 (1.78%) Asset Management
6 3 (1.78%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.78%) Configuration Management
6 3 (1.78%) Mentoring
6 3 (1.78%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.18%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.18%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.18%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.18%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.55%) SQL
3 2 (1.18%) C
4 1 (0.59%) Java
4 1 (0.59%) VB
4 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (22.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (15.38%) MCSE
3 21 (12.43%) Degree
4 16 (9.47%) MCP
5 7 (4.14%) A+ Certification
5 7 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.55%) MCITP
6 6 (3.55%) MCSA
7 2 (1.18%) MOS
7 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.59%) CCNA
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.59%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.59%) MCTS
8 1 (0.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 123 (72.78%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.24%) XenApp
4 13 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (5.33%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.96%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (20.71%) SCCM
2 5 (2.96%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.78%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.78%) SCOM
3 3 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.78%) WSUS
4 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.59%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 90 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.89%) Citrix
3 30 (17.75%) VMware
4 29 (17.16%) Bloomberg
5 28 (16.57%) Reuters
6 22 (13.02%) Cisco
7 17 (10.06%) Apple
8 8 (4.73%) Sage
9 7 (4.14%) Google
10 5 (2.96%) HP
10 5 (2.96%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.37%) FactSet
11 4 (2.37%) Fidessa
11 4 (2.37%) IBM
11 4 (2.37%) NetApp
11 4 (2.37%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (1.78%) Adobe
12 3 (1.78%) Dell
12 3 (1.78%) Fixnetix
12 3 (1.78%) Intel Security
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