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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 345 433 399
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 74 46 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73 42 54
Median salary £25,500 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £33,550
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,250 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.94%
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
15877 20873 21540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.85% 97.06% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13240 17613 17168
Median salary £44,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 5 December 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
Surrey +25 23 £21,000 -19.23% 2
Hampshire +6 13 £32,000 +29.29% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 11 £25,000 -7.40%
Berkshire +54 9 £26,000 -1.88% 1
West Sussex +30 8 £25,000 +19.04%
Kent +17 5 £27,500 +19.56%
Oxfordshire +28 3 £31,500 +18.86%
Sussex - 2 £23,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 106 (78.52%) Windows
2 82 (60.74%) Microsoft
3 81 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 72 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 51 (37.78%) Windows 8
5 51 (37.78%) MS Office
6 50 (37.04%) MS Excel
7 48 (35.56%) Office 365
7 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (33.33%) Citrix
9 39 (28.89%) Windows Server
10 35 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (25.93%) ITIL
11 32 (23.70%) Firewall
12 31 (22.96%) TCP/IP
13 29 (21.48%) Windows 10
14 27 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 27 (20.00%) SCCM
15 26 (19.26%) MS Exchange
16 25 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (17.78%) Security Cleared
18 23 (17.04%) Software Packaging
19 21 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
19 21 (15.56%) Application Virtualisation
19 21 (15.56%) PowerShell
19 21 (15.56%) Compatibility Testing
19 21 (15.56%) Software Distribution
20 20 (14.81%) SLA
21 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (14.07%) Driving Licence

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 26 (19.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.96%) Apache
3 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.96%) IIS
4 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (37.78%) MS Office
2 50 (37.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (35.56%) Office 365
2 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.70%) Firewall
2 31 (22.96%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.41%) DHCP
3 10 (7.41%) DNS
3 10 (7.41%) LAN
4 9 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (5.93%) IP Telephony
5 8 (5.93%) VoIP
6 7 (5.19%) WAN
7 6 (4.44%) VPN
8 5 (3.70%) 3G
9 4 (2.96%) Skype
9 4 (2.96%) SSH
9 4 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.48%) Internet
10 2 (1.48%) Intranet
10 2 (1.48%) PBX
10 2 (1.48%) Wireless
11 1 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
1 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.96%) MySQL
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MSI
General
1 7 (5.19%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) Software Packaging
2 6 (4.44%) Web Services
3 5 (3.70%) REST
3 5 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (1.48%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) Driving Licence
2 8 (5.93%) Fat Client
2 8 (5.93%) iPad
2 8 (5.93%) iPhone
2 8 (5.93%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.96%) Replication
3 4 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.48%) AS400
5 2 (1.48%) Biotechnology
5 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 106 (78.52%) Windows
2 72 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 51 (37.78%) Windows 8
4 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (28.89%) Windows Server
6 35 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (21.48%) Windows 10
8 17 (12.59%) Mac OS X
9 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (8.15%) Windows XP
11 8 (5.93%) Apple iOS
12 7 (5.19%) Linux
13 5 (3.70%) Android
14 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) ITIL
2 21 (15.56%) Application Virtualisation
2 21 (15.56%) Compatibility Testing
2 21 (15.56%) Software Distribution
3 11 (8.15%) Mentoring
4 8 (5.93%) ITSM
5 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
5 4 (2.96%) B2B
5 4 (2.96%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (2.22%) Change Management
6 3 (2.22%) Escalation Management
6 3 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (1.48%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 2 (1.48%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (1.48%) Patch Management
7 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.48%) Service Management
7 2 (1.48%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.48%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 16 (11.85%) MCP
4 9 (6.67%) MCITP
5 7 (5.19%) MCSA
6 6 (4.44%) MCSE
7 5 (3.70%) MCTS
8 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.48%) MCDST
9 2 (1.48%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 21 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.22%) DameWare
3 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (60.74%) Microsoft
2 45 (33.33%) Citrix
3 15 (11.11%) Apple
4 13 (9.63%) VMware
5 12 (8.89%) HP
6 10 (7.41%) Dell
7 8 (5.93%) Cisco
7 8 (5.93%) Intel
8 5 (3.70%) Avaya
8 5 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (3.70%) Mitel
8 5 (3.70%) Nortel
8 5 (3.70%) Sophos
9 4 (2.96%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.22%) BMC
10 3 (2.22%) Polycom
10 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.22%) Remedy
11 2 (1.48%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.48%) LANDesk
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