The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 412 405 424
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 36 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 27
Average salary £27,000 £24,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,400 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £26,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +10.63%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21190 21060 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.81% 94.98% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17003 17413 19031
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +15 15 £29,000 +20.83% 1
Surrey +6 6 £24,500 -12.50% 1
Hampshire -11 6 £26,250 +15.38% 2
Oxfordshire +7 4 £24,500 -16.94%
West Sussex - 2 £28,000 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £29,000 -
Middlesex +8 1 £21,500 +7.50%
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £17,500 -27.83%
Kent -10 1 £27,500 +5.76%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 72 (84.71%) Windows
2 46 (54.12%) Microsoft
3 42 (49.41%) Active Directory
4 30 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 23 (27.06%) Windows 7
6 20 (23.53%) VMware
7 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
9 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (15.29%) Firewall
11 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (14.12%) Windows XP
12 10 (11.76%) MS Office
13 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
13 9 (10.59%) Windows 8
14 8 (9.41%) MCTS
14 8 (9.41%) SQL
15 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
15 7 (8.24%) ITIL
15 7 (8.24%) LAN
15 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
16 6 (7.06%) PDA
16 6 (7.06%) Back Office
16 6 (7.06%) WAN
16 6 (7.06%) MCP
16 6 (7.06%) MCSA
16 6 (7.06%) Client/Server
17 5 (5.88%) SAP
17 5 (5.88%) IBM Notes

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 15 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.35%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Google Apps
1 5 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.29%) Firewall
3 7 (8.24%) LAN
4 6 (7.06%) WAN
5 5 (5.88%) VPN
6 4 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.71%) DNS
6 4 (4.71%) DHCP
7 2 (2.35%) SAN
7 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.35%) FTP
8 1 (1.18%) SNMP
8 1 (1.18%) Wireless
8 1 (1.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (7.06%) Back Office
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) PDA
1 6 (7.06%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.71%) iSeries
2 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (84.71%) Windows
2 23 (27.06%) Windows 7
3 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (14.12%) Windows XP
5 9 (10.59%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.24%) ITIL
2 4 (4.71%) Change Control
2 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (3.53%) CRM
4 2 (2.35%) Customer Insight
4 2 (2.35%) Software Deployment
4 2 (2.35%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.18%) Migration
5 1 (1.18%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.18%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) MCTS
4 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.06%) MCP
5 6 (7.06%) MCSA
6 5 (5.88%) Degree
7 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.35%) MCSE
8 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.18%) HNC
8 1 (1.18%) HND
8 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (49.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) vSphere
4 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (54.12%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.53%) VMware
3 5 (5.88%) SAP
3 5 (5.88%) HP
3 5 (5.88%) Lotus
3 5 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.88%) Google
4 4 (4.71%) LANDesk
4 4 (4.71%) Remedy
4 4 (4.71%) Citrix
4 4 (4.71%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) Dell
5 1 (1.18%) Symantec
Farnham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago