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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 368 408 431
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 63 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 62 58 49
Median salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,600
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
17609 20683 22587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.12% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14995 16855 18247
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Hampshire +24 19 £26,500 - 1
Berkshire +26 17 £29,000 +5.45% 1
West Sussex +4 12 £22,000 -12.00%
Surrey +19 8 £35,000 +55.55%
Oxfordshire -3 2 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £21,250 - 1
Kent +4 1 £25,500 -15.00%
East Sussex +1 1 £22,500 -2.17%
Middlesex - 1 £23,000 -
Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 109 (92.37%) Windows
2 80 (67.80%) Active Directory
3 78 (66.10%) Windows 7
4 72 (61.02%) Microsoft
5 60 (50.85%) MS Excel
6 45 (38.14%) Windows 8
7 44 (37.29%) MS Office
7 44 (37.29%) Citrix
8 39 (33.05%) Mac OS X
9 36 (30.51%) MS Exchange
10 34 (28.81%) SLA
10 34 (28.81%) Driving Licence
11 31 (26.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (23.73%) ITIL
13 27 (22.88%) TCP/IP
13 27 (22.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (22.03%) Windows Server
15 24 (20.34%) Mentoring
16 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (16.95%) Windows 10
16 20 (16.95%) DNS
16 20 (16.95%) DHCP
17 19 (16.10%) LAN
18 18 (15.25%) WAN
18 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (15.25%) SCCM
19 17 (14.41%) Android
19 17 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
20 16 (13.56%) VMware
21 15 (12.71%) Apple

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 (30.51%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (12.71%) Skype for Business
4 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
5 11 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (50.85%) MS Excel
2 44 (37.29%) MS Office
3 6 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.88%) TCP/IP
2 20 (16.95%) DHCP
2 20 (16.95%) DNS
3 19 (16.10%) LAN
4 18 (15.25%) WAN
5 12 (10.17%) Skype
6 9 (7.63%) VPN
7 7 (5.93%) VoIP
8 6 (5.08%) SAN
9 5 (4.24%) Internet
10 3 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.69%) Intranet
11 2 (1.69%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.69%) VLAN
12 1 (0.85%) 3G
12 1 (0.85%) ADSL
12 1 (0.85%) Broadband
12 1 (0.85%) NAS
12 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) MS Access
General
1 4 (3.39%) Finance
1 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Automotive
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) XMPP
2 4 (3.39%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.81%) Driving Licence
2 15 (12.71%) iPhone
3 12 (10.17%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.93%) iPad
6 5 (4.24%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.39%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.69%) AS400
8 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.85%) BYOD
9 1 (0.85%) Handset
9 1 (0.85%) NHS
9 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (92.37%) Windows
2 78 (66.10%) Windows 7
3 45 (38.14%) Windows 8
4 39 (33.05%) Mac OS X
5 31 (26.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (22.03%) Windows Server
7 20 (16.95%) Windows 10
7 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (14.41%) Android
10 13 (11.02%) Windows XP
11 12 (10.17%) Apple iOS
12 8 (6.78%) Linux
13 7 (5.93%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.85%) CentOS
14 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) ITIL
2 24 (20.34%) Mentoring
3 9 (7.63%) Asset Management
4 8 (6.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (5.08%) Patch Management
5 6 (5.08%) Project Planning
6 4 (3.39%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (3.39%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (3.39%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.39%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.54%) Change Control
8 2 (1.69%) CRM
8 2 (1.69%) Line Management
8 2 (1.69%) Service Management
9 1 (0.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (0.85%) Escalation Management
9 1 (0.85%) Risk Management
9 1 (0.85%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.85%) Software Deployment
9 1 (0.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (22.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) MCP
4 3 (2.54%) MCSA
4 3 (2.54%) MCSE
5 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.69%) MOS
6 1 (0.85%) CCDA
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Degree
6 1 (0.85%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (28.81%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (67.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.47%) XenApp
4 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (5.08%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (15.25%) SCCM
2 3 (2.54%) DameWare
2 3 (2.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.54%) Opsview
3 2 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (61.02%) Microsoft
2 44 (37.29%) Citrix
3 16 (13.56%) VMware
4 15 (12.71%) Apple
5 14 (11.86%) Polycom
6 5 (4.24%) Cisco
7 4 (3.39%) Avaya
7 4 (3.39%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.39%) Dell
7 4 (3.39%) Kaspersky
7 4 (3.39%) Symantec
8 3 (2.54%) Altiris
8 3 (2.54%) HP
8 3 (2.54%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.69%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.69%) Juniper
9 2 (1.69%) Mitel
9 2 (1.69%) Reuters
9 2 (1.69%) Sophos
9 2 (1.69%) Wyse
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