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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 377 399 430
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 60 65 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 47
Median salary £26,500 £27,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.85% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,450 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
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
17708 20127 21617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.03% 96.63% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14994 16599 16915
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +17 25 £32,000 +16.36% 3
Surrey +33 18 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Berkshire +13 10 £27,250 +4.80%
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire -8 2 £25,000 +13.63%
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £20,500 -18.00%
Kent -8 1 £25,500 -8.92% 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (85.16%) Windows
2 87 (67.97%) Active Directory
3 78 (60.94%) Microsoft
4 75 (58.59%) Windows 7
5 57 (44.53%) MS Excel
6 50 (39.06%) Citrix
6 50 (39.06%) Windows 8
7 44 (34.38%) MS Office
8 36 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (27.34%) Windows Server
10 34 (26.56%) MS Exchange
11 33 (25.78%) ITIL
12 32 (25.00%) Mac OS X
12 32 (25.00%) Driving Licence
13 29 (22.66%) SLA
14 28 (21.88%) TCP/IP
15 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (19.53%) SCCM
17 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (18.75%) Office 365
18 21 (16.41%) Mentoring
19 20 (15.63%) Windows 10
19 20 (15.63%) DNS
19 20 (15.63%) DHCP
20 19 (14.84%) LAN
20 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
21 17 (13.28%) iPhone
22 16 (12.50%) WAN
23 15 (11.72%) Security Cleared
23 15 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010

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 34 (26.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (9.38%) Skype for Business
5 11 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.13%) IIS
8 3 (2.34%) Apache
9 2 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 57 (44.53%) MS Excel
2 44 (34.38%) MS Office
3 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.75%) Office 365
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 20 (15.63%) DHCP
2 20 (15.63%) DNS
3 19 (14.84%) LAN
4 16 (12.50%) WAN
5 12 (9.38%) Skype
6 10 (7.81%) VPN
7 8 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (6.25%) VoIP
8 6 (4.69%) Firewall
9 5 (3.91%) Internet
9 5 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.34%) 3G
10 3 (2.34%) SAN
10 3 (2.34%) SSH
11 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.56%) Intranet
11 2 (1.56%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.56%) VLAN
12 1 (0.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) MySQL
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) MS Access
General
1 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (1.56%) Banking
3 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) Software Packaging
2 4 (3.13%) XMPP
3 2 (1.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 17 (13.28%) iPhone
3 14 (10.94%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.03%) iPad
5 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.91%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.13%) Replication
8 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.56%) AS400
9 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.78%) BYOD
10 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 109 (85.16%) Windows
2 75 (58.59%) Windows 7
3 50 (39.06%) Windows 8
4 36 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (27.34%) Windows Server
6 32 (25.00%) Mac OS X
7 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (15.63%) Windows 10
9 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (10.16%) Android
11 12 (9.38%) Windows XP
12 11 (8.59%) Linux
13 10 (7.81%) Apple iOS
14 4 (3.13%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.78%) CentOS
15 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.78%) ITIL
2 21 (16.41%) Mentoring
3 13 (10.16%) Application Virtualisation
3 13 (10.16%) Compatibility Testing
3 13 (10.16%) Software Distribution
4 10 (7.81%) Asset Management
5 8 (6.25%) ITSM
5 8 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (3.91%) Project Planning
7 4 (3.13%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.34%) Escalation Management
8 3 (2.34%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.34%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (2.34%) Software Engineering
9 2 (1.56%) Change Control
9 2 (1.56%) Change Management
9 2 (1.56%) Line Management
9 2 (1.56%) Service Management
10 1 (0.78%) CRM
10 1 (0.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.78%) C
2 1 (0.78%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.72%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.59%) MCP
4 7 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.91%) MCSE
6 3 (2.34%) MCSA
7 2 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.56%) MCITP
7 2 (1.56%) MOS
7 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) CCDA
8 1 (0.78%) CCNA
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.78%) Degree
8 1 (0.78%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.66%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (67.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.16%) Hyper-V
2 13 (10.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.25%) XenApp
5 5 (3.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (3.91%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.34%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (19.53%) SCCM
2 5 (3.91%) DameWare
3 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.56%) Opsview
4 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 50 (39.06%) Citrix
3 14 (10.94%) Apple
4 13 (10.16%) VMware
5 11 (8.59%) Polycom
6 8 (6.25%) Samsung
7 7 (5.47%) Cisco
8 5 (3.91%) Intel Security
9 4 (3.13%) Avaya
9 4 (3.13%) Sophos
10 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.34%) Dell
10 3 (2.34%) HP
10 3 (2.34%) Remedy
11 2 (1.56%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.56%) BMC
11 2 (1.56%) Juniper
11 2 (1.56%) Reuters
11 2 (1.56%) Symantec
11 2 (1.56%) Wyse
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