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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 369 408 415
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 62 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 58 43
Median salary £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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
16982 20334 21154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.95% 96.62% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14196 17058 16518
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +29 23 £32,000 +16.36% 1
Surrey +37 22 £22,000 -18.51% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £25,000 - 1
Berkshire +8 5 £31,000 +18.09%
Sussex - 2 £25,000 -
West Sussex +20 1 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +2 1 £22,500 -15.09%
Kent -6 1 £27,500 -1.78%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 102 (81.60%) Windows
2 77 (61.60%) Microsoft
3 76 (60.80%) Active Directory
4 71 (56.80%) Windows 7
5 51 (40.80%) Windows 8
5 51 (40.80%) Citrix
6 49 (39.20%) MS Excel
7 39 (31.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (30.40%) MS Office
9 35 (28.00%) ITIL
9 35 (28.00%) Windows Server
10 32 (25.60%) Office 365
11 31 (24.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (24.00%) Driving Licence
13 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
13 28 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (21.60%) SLA
15 25 (20.00%) Mac OS X
15 25 (20.00%) Windows 10
15 25 (20.00%) SCCM
16 23 (18.40%) MS Exchange
17 21 (16.80%) Hyper-V
17 21 (16.80%) Mentoring
18 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
19 17 (13.60%) PowerShell
19 17 (13.60%) Compatibility Testing
19 17 (13.60%) Software Packaging
19 17 (13.60%) Software Distribution
19 17 (13.60%) Application Virtualisation
19 17 (13.60%) Windows Server 2003

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 23 (18.40%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.80%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.40%) Apache
5 3 (2.40%) IIS
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 49 (39.20%) MS Excel
2 38 (30.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.60%) Office 365
2 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.80%) DHCP
2 16 (12.80%) DNS
3 14 (11.20%) Firewall
3 14 (11.20%) LAN
4 11 (8.80%) WAN
5 9 (7.20%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (5.60%) Skype
7 6 (4.80%) VoIP
8 5 (4.00%) VPN
8 5 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.20%) Internet
10 3 (2.40%) 3G
10 3 (2.40%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.40%) SSH
11 2 (1.60%) Intranet
12 1 (0.80%) ADSL
12 1 (0.80%) Broadband
12 1 (0.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) MySQL
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (6.40%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.20%) Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.60%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.60%) ODBC
2 2 (1.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.80%) REST
3 1 (0.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.00%) Driving Licence
2 16 (12.80%) iPhone
3 11 (8.80%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.20%) iPad
5 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.20%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.20%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.40%) Replication
7 2 (1.60%) AS400
7 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 102 (81.60%) Windows
2 71 (56.80%) Windows 7
3 51 (40.80%) Windows 8
4 39 (31.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (28.00%) Windows Server
6 31 (24.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (20.00%) Mac OS X
7 25 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 17 (13.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (8.80%) Linux
9 11 (8.80%) Windows XP
10 9 (7.20%) Android
11 8 (6.40%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.00%) ITIL
2 21 (16.80%) Mentoring
3 17 (13.60%) Application Virtualisation
3 17 (13.60%) Compatibility Testing
3 17 (13.60%) Software Distribution
4 8 (6.40%) ITSM
5 6 (4.80%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.40%) Change Management
7 3 (2.40%) Escalation Management
7 3 (2.40%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.40%) Line Management
7 3 (2.40%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (2.40%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.60%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.60%) Service Management
9 1 (0.80%) CRM
9 1 (0.80%) Migration
9 1 (0.80%) Programme Management
9 1 (0.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.60%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.60%) C
3 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.00%) MCP
4 6 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.00%) MCITP
6 4 (3.20%) MCSE
7 3 (2.40%) MCSA
7 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.60%) MCDST
8 2 (1.60%) MOS
9 1 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.60%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (60.80%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.80%) Hyper-V
3 17 (13.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.40%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.40%) XenApp
7 2 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (4.00%) DameWare
3 2 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (61.60%) Microsoft
2 51 (40.80%) Citrix
3 16 (12.80%) VMware
4 11 (8.80%) Apple
5 6 (4.80%) Polycom
6 5 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 4 (3.20%) Avaya
7 4 (3.20%) Cisco
7 4 (3.20%) Dell
7 4 (3.20%) HP
7 4 (3.20%) Intel
7 4 (3.20%) Sophos
8 3 (2.40%) BMC
8 3 (2.40%) Remedy
9 2 (1.60%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.60%) Juniper
9 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.60%) Reuters
9 2 (1.60%) Sybase
9 2 (1.60%) Wyse
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