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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 404 384 397
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 31 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 32
Average salary £31,500 £23,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.04% -12.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 -17 15 £32,000 +36.17% 2
Hampshire -15 5 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Surrey -5 3 £23,500 -16.07%
Middlesex - 3 £26,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £38,750 +61.45%
Kent - 2 £26,000 -
Sussex - 2 £26,000 -
West Sussex -4 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 68 (90.67%) Windows
2 49 (65.33%) Active Directory
3 39 (52.00%) Windows 7
4 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (34.67%) Finance
6 25 (33.33%) Cisco
6 25 (33.33%) Citrix
7 23 (30.67%) Avaya
7 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
8 16 (21.33%) MS Office
9 15 (20.00%) ITIL
9 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 13 (17.33%) VMware
11 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
12 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 10 (13.33%) Windows XP
13 9 (12.00%) SLA
13 9 (12.00%) VPN
13 9 (12.00%) LAN
13 9 (12.00%) Military
13 9 (12.00%) Electronics
13 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
13 9 (12.00%) 3G
14 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (10.67%) Asset Management
14 8 (10.67%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
15 7 (9.33%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.33%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) VPN
1 9 (12.00%) LAN
1 9 (12.00%) 3G
2 5 (6.67%) DNS
2 5 (6.67%) DHCP
2 5 (6.67%) Wireless
3 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.33%) VoIP
4 2 (2.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Military
2 9 (12.00%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.67%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (8.00%) Smartphone
4 5 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 68 (90.67%) Windows
2 39 (52.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (4.00%) B2B
4 2 (2.67%) Service Management
4 2 (2.67%) ITSM
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (2.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.33%) Operations Management
5 1 (1.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.33%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (1.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.33%) MCSE
3 4 (5.33%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.00%) MCP
5 2 (2.67%) Degree
5 2 (2.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (65.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
4 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.33%) Cisco
2 25 (33.33%) Citrix
3 23 (30.67%) Avaya
4 13 (17.33%) VMware
5 5 (6.67%) Symantec
6 4 (5.33%) HP
6 4 (5.33%) Dell
7 2 (2.67%) McAfee
7 2 (2.67%) Nokia
7 2 (2.67%) Apple
7 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.67%) Altiris
8 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.33%) Lotus
8 1 (1.33%) SAP
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