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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 374 406 413
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 72 67 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 69 63 53
Median salary £26,500 £24,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.16% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+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
18504 20599 22826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 96.99% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15728 16476 18291
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Berkshire +3 22 £29,500 +13.46% 2
Surrey -11 18 £32,000 +42.22%
West Sussex +1 12 £21,500 -13.13%
Hampshire +14 11 £26,500 -23.18% 1
Kent -9 3 £29,000 -3.33%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £22,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +1 2 £25,000 +13.63%
East Sussex +11 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Middlesex - 1 £23,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 113 (94.17%) Windows
2 83 (69.17%) Active Directory
3 74 (61.67%) Microsoft
4 72 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 59 (49.17%) MS Excel
6 46 (38.33%) Windows 8
7 44 (36.67%) MS Office
8 43 (35.83%) MS Exchange
9 36 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (29.17%) Citrix
11 33 (27.50%) Mac OS X
12 32 (26.67%) SLA
13 31 (25.83%) Driving Licence
14 29 (24.17%) Windows Server
15 27 (22.50%) TCP/IP
15 27 (22.50%) ITIL
16 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (20.00%) VMware
18 21 (17.50%) DNS
18 21 (17.50%) DHCP
18 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (16.67%) Windows 10
19 20 (16.67%) Mentoring
19 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 17 (14.17%) Android
22 16 (13.33%) Windows XP
22 16 (13.33%) Skype for Business
23 15 (12.50%) Office 365

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 43 (35.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 14 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 59 (49.17%) MS Excel
2 44 (36.67%) MS Office
3 6 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.50%) TCP/IP
2 21 (17.50%) DHCP
2 21 (17.50%) DNS
3 15 (12.50%) LAN
3 15 (12.50%) WAN
4 12 (10.00%) Skype
5 9 (7.50%) VoIP
6 8 (6.67%) VPN
7 7 (5.83%) SAN
8 5 (4.17%) Firewall
9 3 (2.50%) Internet
9 3 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.50%) Wireless
10 2 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.67%) VLAN
11 1 (0.83%) 3G
11 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.83%) HTTP
11 1 (0.83%) NAS
11 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) MS Access
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 3 (2.50%) Retail
1 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (0.83%) Automotive
3 1 (0.83%) Back Office
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) XMPP
2 1 (0.83%) COM
2 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.83%) Driving Licence
2 14 (11.67%) Blackberry
3 11 (9.17%) iPhone
4 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.50%) iPad
6 3 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.67%) Handset
7 2 (1.67%) NHS
7 2 (1.67%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) BYOD
8 1 (0.83%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) EPoS
8 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 113 (94.17%) Windows
2 72 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 46 (38.33%) Windows 8
4 36 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (27.50%) Mac OS X
6 29 (24.17%) Windows Server
7 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (14.17%) Android
10 16 (13.33%) Windows XP
11 13 (10.83%) Apple iOS
12 9 (7.50%) Linux
13 7 (5.83%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.83%) CentOS
15 1 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) ITIL
2 20 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 9 (7.50%) Asset Management
4 7 (5.83%) Incident Management
4 7 (5.83%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (5.00%) Patch Management
5 6 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (3.33%) Service Management
7 3 (2.50%) Change Control
7 3 (2.50%) CRM
7 3 (2.50%) ITSM
8 2 (1.67%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.67%) Line Management
8 2 (1.67%) Server Patching
8 2 (1.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.67%) Software Deployment
9 1 (0.83%) ERP
9 1 (0.83%) Problem Management
9 1 (0.83%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.83%) SQL
1 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.33%) MCP
3 4 (3.33%) MCSA
4 3 (2.50%) MCSE
5 2 (1.67%) CCNA
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.67%) MCDST
5 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) CCDA
6 1 (0.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (69.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.33%) XenApp
5 6 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.50%) Opsview
3 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.67%) DameWare
3 2 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (61.67%) Microsoft
2 35 (29.17%) Citrix
3 24 (20.00%) VMware
4 14 (11.67%) Apple
5 11 (9.17%) Polycom
6 10 (8.33%) Cisco
7 7 (5.83%) Symantec
8 5 (4.17%) Dell
9 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.33%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.50%) Altiris
10 3 (2.50%) Sophos
11 2 (1.67%) Bomgar
11 2 (1.67%) Dell KACE
11 2 (1.67%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.67%) Juniper
11 2 (1.67%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.67%) Mitel
11 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
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