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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 408 416 396
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 43 50 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 40
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
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 £65,000 £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
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 April 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 24 April 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 +27 22 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Berkshire -9 17 £24,000 +2.12%
West Sussex +8 2 - -
East Sussex -22 2 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (83.75%) Windows
2 50 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 48 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 46 (57.50%) MS Excel
5 42 (52.50%) Active Directory
6 37 (46.25%) MS Office
7 33 (41.25%) ITIL
8 31 (38.75%) Citrix
9 25 (31.25%) Blackberry
10 22 (27.50%) Finance
10 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
10 22 (27.50%) LAN
11 21 (26.25%) SCCM
12 20 (25.00%) MCP
13 19 (23.75%) HP
13 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
13 19 (23.75%) A+ Certification
13 19 (23.75%) MS PowerPoint
13 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (22.50%) XenApp
14 18 (22.50%) XenDesktop
14 18 (22.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 18 (22.50%) DNS
14 18 (22.50%) VoIP
14 18 (22.50%) DHCP
15 17 (21.25%) WAN
15 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (21.25%) ServiceNow
15 17 (21.25%) Project Planning
16 16 (20.00%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.50%) Lync
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 46 (57.50%) MS Excel
2 37 (46.25%) MS Office
3 19 (23.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.50%) LAN
2 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
3 18 (22.50%) VoIP
3 18 (22.50%) DNS
3 18 (22.50%) DHCP
4 17 (21.25%) WAN
5 14 (17.50%) VPN
6 7 (8.75%) Internet
7 6 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (6.25%) 3G
9 2 (2.50%) Wireless
10 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Marketing
3 7 (8.75%) Electronics
4 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.25%) Military
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Blackberry
2 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.50%) iPhone
4 6 (7.50%) iPad
4 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (83.75%) Windows
2 48 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (17.50%) Mac OS X
4 12 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.50%) Apple iOS
6 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) ITIL
2 17 (21.25%) Project Planning
3 11 (13.75%) Asset Management
4 9 (11.25%) Project Management
4 9 (11.25%) Service Management
4 9 (11.25%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.50%) Line Management
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.25%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.25%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.25%) Change Management
7 1 (1.25%) B2B
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) MCP
2 19 (23.75%) A+ Certification
3 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (16.25%) MCSE
5 8 (10.00%) Degree
6 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (5.00%) MCTS
8 1 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 18 (22.50%) XenApp
2 18 (22.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) SCCM
2 6 (7.50%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (7.50%) DameWare
3 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (38.75%) Citrix
3 19 (23.75%) HP
4 17 (21.25%) ServiceNow
5 16 (20.00%) Dell
6 15 (18.75%) Cisco
7 14 (17.50%) McAfee
8 13 (16.25%) Avaya
9 7 (8.75%) Apple
10 6 (7.50%) Juniper
10 6 (7.50%) Dell KACE
10 6 (7.50%) Bomgar
11 4 (5.00%) VMware
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