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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 400 419 394
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 44 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 31
Average salary £24,000 £25,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
19496 21624 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.32% 94.87% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15797 17555 17293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 2 June 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
(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
Surrey +34 24 £22,500 -6.25% 3
Berkshire -6 8 £26,750 -7.75% 4
East Sussex +6 6 £23,000 -20.68% 1
West Sussex 0 4 £24,750 -6.60%
Hampshire -1 3 £26,500 +15.21%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 63 (85.14%) Windows
2 55 (74.32%) Microsoft
3 52 (70.27%) MS Excel
4 48 (64.86%) Windows 7
5 38 (51.35%) Active Directory
6 37 (50.00%) MS Office
7 31 (41.89%) ITIL
7 31 (41.89%) Citrix
8 29 (39.19%) Blackberry
9 25 (33.78%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (31.08%) SCCM
10 23 (31.08%) MS Exchange
11 22 (29.73%) DHCP
11 22 (29.73%) TCP/IP
11 22 (29.73%) DNS
12 21 (28.38%) HP
12 21 (28.38%) A+ Certification
12 21 (28.38%) MCP
12 21 (28.38%) MS PowerPoint
13 20 (27.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 20 (27.03%) XenApp
13 20 (27.03%) XenDesktop
13 20 (27.03%) VoIP
13 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (25.68%) WAN
14 19 (25.68%) LAN
14 19 (25.68%) Project Planning
15 17 (22.97%) ServiceNow
15 17 (22.97%) Finance
15 17 (22.97%) Mac OS X

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 23 (31.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) Lync
3 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 52 (70.27%) MS Excel
2 37 (50.00%) MS Office
3 21 (28.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.73%) DHCP
1 22 (29.73%) TCP/IP
1 22 (29.73%) DNS
2 20 (27.03%) VoIP
3 19 (25.68%) WAN
3 19 (25.68%) LAN
4 9 (12.16%) Internet
4 9 (12.16%) VPN
5 6 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.05%) Intranet
7 1 (1.35%) PBX
7 1 (1.35%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Marketing
3 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 29 (39.19%) Blackberry
2 25 (33.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (8.11%) iPhone
4 6 (8.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) EPoS
5 1 (1.35%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 63 (85.14%) Windows
2 48 (64.86%) Windows 7
3 17 (22.97%) Mac OS X
4 15 (20.27%) Windows XP
5 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (12.16%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Vista
7 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) ITIL
2 19 (25.68%) Project Planning
3 10 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (13.51%) Project Management
3 10 (13.51%) Service Management
4 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 6 (8.11%) Asset Management
4 6 (8.11%) Line Management
5 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.35%) ITSM
6 1 (1.35%) Time Management
6 1 (1.35%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) A+ Certification
1 21 (28.38%) MCP
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (20.27%) MCSE
4 7 (9.46%) Degree
5 6 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.70%) MCTS
6 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 20 (27.03%) XenApp
2 20 (27.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) SCCM
2 6 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (8.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 55 (74.32%) Microsoft
2 31 (41.89%) Citrix
3 21 (28.38%) HP
4 17 (22.97%) ServiceNow
5 15 (20.27%) Dell
6 14 (18.92%) McAfee
7 9 (12.16%) Cisco
8 7 (9.46%) Avaya
8 7 (9.46%) Apple
9 6 (8.11%) Dell KACE
9 6 (8.11%) Bomgar
9 6 (8.11%) Juniper
10 4 (5.41%) VMware
11 1 (1.35%) Remedy
11 1 (1.35%) Intel
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