The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 405 386 391
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 31 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 31
Average salary £26,000 £23,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% -12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £29,500
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the South East region.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Berkshire -7 17 £30,000 +36.36% 1
Surrey -4 7 £23,500 -9.61%
Hampshire -10 2 £19,000 -30.90% 2
Kent - 2 £26,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £32,500 -
Sussex - 2 £26,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £42,500 +51.78% 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 67 (89.33%) Windows
2 49 (65.33%) Active Directory
3 40 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
5 30 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 26 (34.67%) Citrix
7 25 (33.33%) Finance
8 22 (29.33%) Cisco
8 22 (29.33%) MS Office
9 20 (26.67%) Avaya
10 19 (25.33%) MS Exchange
11 17 (22.67%) ITIL
12 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (16.00%) Windows XP
13 12 (16.00%) LAN
13 12 (16.00%) VPN
14 11 (14.67%) VMware
14 11 (14.67%) Blackberry
14 11 (14.67%) SCCM
14 11 (14.67%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
15 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
15 10 (13.33%) Asset Management
15 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (12.00%) Dell
16 9 (12.00%) SLA
16 9 (12.00%) 3G
16 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
16 9 (12.00%) Military

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 19 (25.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.00%) Lync
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (29.33%) MS Office
3 6 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) LAN
1 12 (16.00%) VPN
2 9 (12.00%) 3G
3 8 (10.67%) DNS
3 8 (10.67%) DHCP
4 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.00%) VoIP
5 5 (6.67%) WAN
5 5 (6.67%) Wireless
6 4 (5.33%) Internet
7 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Military
2 9 (12.00%) Electronics
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Blackberry
1 11 (14.67%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.00%) Smartphone
3 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.00%) iPhone
4 3 (4.00%) iPad
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 67 (89.33%) Windows
2 40 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.33%) Mac OS X
5 6 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.33%) Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 5 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.00%) B2B
5 3 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (1.33%) Change Management
6 1 (1.33%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.33%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.67%) MCSE
3 7 (9.33%) MCP
3 7 (9.33%) A+ Certification
4 4 (5.33%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.67%) MCTS
7 1 (1.33%) MCITP
7 1 (1.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (65.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) XenApp
3 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.00%) DameWare
3 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (34.67%) Citrix
3 22 (29.33%) Cisco
4 20 (26.67%) Avaya
5 11 (14.67%) VMware
6 9 (12.00%) ServiceNow
6 9 (12.00%) Dell
7 7 (9.33%) HP
7 7 (9.33%) McAfee
8 5 (6.67%) Apple
8 5 (6.67%) Symantec
9 3 (4.00%) Bomgar
9 3 (4.00%) Dell KACE
9 3 (4.00%) Juniper
10 2 (2.67%) Nokia
10 2 (2.67%) Altiris
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