The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 371 401 423
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 66 60 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 65 58 46
Median salary £26,500 £25,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £33,000
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 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
17675 19960 22319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14978 16141 18060
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Berkshire +16 20 £30,000 +12.14% 1
Hampshire +13 14 £26,500 - 2
West Sussex +4 13 £22,000 -11.11%
Surrey -9 11 £32,000 +42.22%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £22,000 - 1
Kent -1 2 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Oxfordshire -4 2 £25,000 +13.63% 2
East Sussex +11 1 £22,500 -2.17%
Middlesex - 1 £23,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 South East region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 105 (92.92%) Windows
2 77 (68.14%) Active Directory
3 74 (65.49%) Windows 7
4 72 (63.72%) Microsoft
5 60 (53.10%) MS Excel
6 46 (40.71%) Windows 8
7 41 (36.28%) MS Office
8 39 (34.51%) Citrix
9 37 (32.74%) Mac OS X
10 36 (31.86%) MS Exchange
11 33 (29.20%) SLA
11 33 (29.20%) Driving Licence
12 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (23.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (22.12%) ITIL
14 25 (22.12%) Windows Server
15 24 (21.24%) Mentoring
16 23 (20.35%) TCP/IP
17 21 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (17.70%) DHCP
18 20 (17.70%) DNS
19 19 (16.81%) Windows 10
20 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (15.93%) VMware
21 17 (15.04%) Android
22 16 (14.16%) Skype for Business
22 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
22 16 (14.16%) WAN
22 16 (14.16%) LAN
23 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 36 (31.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.16%) Skype for Business
4 14 (12.39%) SharePoint
5 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (53.10%) MS Excel
2 41 (36.28%) MS Office
3 6 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.35%) TCP/IP
2 20 (17.70%) DHCP
2 20 (17.70%) DNS
3 16 (14.16%) LAN
3 16 (14.16%) WAN
4 12 (10.62%) Skype
5 8 (7.08%) VPN
6 7 (6.19%) VoIP
7 6 (5.31%) SAN
8 3 (2.65%) Firewall
8 3 (2.65%) Internet
9 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.77%) VLAN
9 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.88%) ADSL
10 1 (0.88%) Broadband
10 1 (0.88%) HTTP
10 1 (0.88%) NAS
10 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) MS Access
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.77%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Automotive
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) XMPP
2 3 (2.65%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.20%) Driving Licence
2 11 (9.73%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.73%) iPhone
3 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.54%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.65%) iPad
5 3 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) BYOD
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Handset
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 105 (92.92%) Windows
2 74 (65.49%) Windows 7
3 46 (40.71%) Windows 8
4 37 (32.74%) Mac OS X
5 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (22.12%) Windows Server
7 21 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (16.81%) Windows 10
9 17 (15.04%) Android
10 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (10.62%) Apple iOS
12 11 (9.73%) Windows XP
13 9 (7.96%) Linux
14 7 (6.19%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.88%) CentOS
16 1 (0.88%) Debian
16 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) ITIL
2 24 (21.24%) Mentoring
3 9 (7.96%) Asset Management
4 8 (7.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (5.31%) Patch Management
5 6 (5.31%) Project Planning
6 5 (4.42%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.65%) Change Control
7 3 (2.65%) CRM
7 3 (2.65%) Service Management
8 2 (1.77%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.77%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (1.77%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (1.77%) Line Management
8 2 (1.77%) Software Distribution
9 1 (0.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (0.88%) ITSM
9 1 (0.88%) Server Patching
9 1 (0.88%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (23.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.65%) MCP
3 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) MCSA
5 1 (0.88%) CCDA
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) Dell Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (29.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (68.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.85%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.85%) XenApp
4 6 (5.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (5.31%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.54%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) SCCM
2 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.65%) Opsview
3 2 (1.77%) DameWare
3 2 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (63.72%) Microsoft
2 39 (34.51%) Citrix
3 18 (15.93%) VMware
4 13 (11.50%) Apple
5 11 (9.73%) Polycom
6 7 (6.19%) Cisco
7 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.54%) Dell
7 4 (3.54%) Kaspersky
7 4 (3.54%) Symantec
8 3 (2.65%) Altiris
9 2 (1.77%) Bomgar
9 2 (1.77%) Dell KACE
9 2 (1.77%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.77%) Juniper
9 2 (1.77%) Mitel
9 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.88%) Avaya
10 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
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