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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 400 392 407
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 48 72 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45 63 36
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £39,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +6.12%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Hampshire +25 16 £26,500 -3.63% 3
Surrey +4 13 £27,000 -26.02%
Berkshire -20 8 £27,250 -13.49%
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £25,500 -40.00%
Kent -10 4 £28,500 -5.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £32,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £25,500 - 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 89 (92.71%) Windows
2 67 (69.79%) Microsoft
3 59 (61.46%) Active Directory
4 47 (48.96%) Windows 7
5 43 (44.79%) MS Excel
6 37 (38.54%) Windows 8
7 28 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (28.13%) MS Exchange
9 26 (27.08%) VMware
9 26 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (26.04%) MS Office
11 24 (25.00%) ITIL
11 24 (25.00%) Citrix
11 24 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 22 (22.92%) Driving Licence
13 20 (20.83%) SLA
14 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
15 18 (18.75%) Mac OS X
16 17 (17.71%) Windows XP
17 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (15.63%) Office 365
19 14 (14.58%) DHCP
19 14 (14.58%) DNS
19 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (14.58%) Hyper-V
19 14 (14.58%) SCCM
20 13 (13.54%) Mentoring
20 13 (13.54%) Blackberry
21 12 (12.50%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.21%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (44.79%) MS Excel
2 25 (26.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 14 (14.58%) DHCP
2 14 (14.58%) DNS
3 9 (9.38%) Firewall
4 6 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (6.25%) VoIP
4 6 (6.25%) VPN
5 5 (5.21%) SAN
6 4 (4.17%) Skype
6 4 (4.17%) WAN
6 4 (4.17%) Wireless
7 3 (3.13%) LAN
8 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.04%) 3G
9 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
9 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.04%) HTTP
9 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) DB2
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Automotive
3 1 (1.04%) Back Office
3 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) COM
1 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Driving Licence
2 13 (13.54%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.08%) Handset
4 2 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) EPoS
5 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.04%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) iPhone
5 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (92.71%) Windows
2 47 (48.96%) Windows 7
3 37 (38.54%) Windows 8
4 26 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (18.75%) Mac OS X
8 17 (17.71%) Windows XP
9 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (11.46%) Android
11 8 (8.33%) Windows 10
12 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
13 4 (4.17%) Mac OS
14 3 (3.13%) Windows Vista
15 1 (1.04%) Debian
15 1 (1.04%) Linux
15 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (13.54%) Mentoring
3 10 (10.42%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.33%) ITSM
4 8 (8.33%) Service Management
5 7 (7.29%) Asset Management
5 7 (7.29%) Server Patching
6 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.13%) Network Management
8 3 (3.13%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.08%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.08%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.04%) CRM
10 1 (1.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.42%) MCSA
3 6 (6.25%) MCDST
3 6 (6.25%) MCSE
4 3 (3.13%) CCNA
4 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.13%) MCITP
4 3 (3.13%) MCP
4 3 (3.13%) MCTS
5 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (61.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.21%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) SCCM
2 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 67 (69.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.08%) VMware
3 24 (25.00%) Citrix
4 12 (12.50%) Cisco
5 11 (11.46%) Apple
6 7 (7.29%) LANDesk
7 5 (5.21%) Dell
7 5 (5.21%) HP
7 5 (5.21%) Symantec
8 4 (4.17%) Avaya
8 4 (4.17%) Polycom
8 4 (4.17%) Sophos
9 3 (3.13%) Altiris
9 3 (3.13%) Mitel
10 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.08%) Dell KACE
10 2 (2.08%) Toshiba
11 1 (1.04%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.04%) Remedy
11 1 (1.04%) SonicWALL
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