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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 398 410 408
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 45 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 31
Average salary £26,500 £25,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,150 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £29,850 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,625 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.44%
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +20 11 £25,000 +2.04%
Kent +17 10 £28,000 +1.81% 2
Berkshire -1 8 £27,500 -1.78% 1
East Sussex +32 5 £23,000 -20.68%
Hampshire +1 5 £26,500 +0.95%
West Sussex +9 4 £25,000 -12.28%
Oxfordshire +9 2 £27,500 +12.24% 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (84.44%) Windows
2 66 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 61 (67.78%) MS Excel
4 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
5 46 (51.11%) Windows 7
6 42 (46.67%) MS Office
7 41 (45.56%) ITIL
8 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
9 27 (30.00%) DNS
9 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
10 26 (28.89%) Blackberry
10 26 (28.89%) SCCM
11 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (27.78%) DHCP
11 25 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (26.67%) Citrix
13 23 (25.56%) LAN
13 23 (25.56%) MCP
14 22 (24.44%) WAN
15 19 (21.11%) HP
15 19 (21.11%) A+ Certification
15 19 (21.11%) XenApp
15 19 (21.11%) ServiceNow
16 18 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (20.00%) VoIP
16 18 (20.00%) MCSE
17 17 (18.89%) Project Planning
17 17 (18.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 17 (18.89%) XenDesktop
18 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) Lync
3 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 61 (67.78%) MS Excel
2 42 (46.67%) MS Office
3 18 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
2 27 (30.00%) DNS
3 25 (27.78%) DHCP
4 23 (25.56%) LAN
5 22 (24.44%) WAN
6 18 (20.00%) VoIP
7 14 (15.56%) VPN
8 9 (10.00%) Internet
9 6 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.44%) IP Telephony
11 3 (3.33%) SAN
11 3 (3.33%) Intranet
12 2 (2.22%) Firewall
12 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.22%) Network Security
12 2 (2.22%) HTTP
12 2 (2.22%) WebEx
13 1 (1.11%) PBX
13 1 (1.11%) PSTN
13 1 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
1 10 (11.11%) Marketing
2 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Electronics
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) Blackberry
2 25 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.78%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (6.67%) iPhone
4 6 (6.67%) iPad
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.33%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) Clustering
5 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.22%) PDA
7 1 (1.11%) BYOD
7 1 (1.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 76 (84.44%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) Windows 7
3 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (17.78%) Windows XP
3 16 (17.78%) Mac OS X
4 15 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 8 (8.89%) Apple iOS
8 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.33%) Linux
10 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.22%) Android
11 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.56%) ITIL
2 17 (18.89%) Project Planning
3 14 (15.56%) Asset Management
4 10 (11.11%) Project Management
4 10 (11.11%) Service Management
4 10 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (8.89%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 6 (6.67%) Line Management
7 5 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.33%) ITSM
8 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.33%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.11%) SIEM
9 1 (1.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) C
2 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (25.56%) MCP
3 19 (21.11%) A+ Certification
4 18 (20.00%) MCSE
5 9 (10.00%) Degree
6 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.56%) MCSA
8 4 (4.44%) MCITP
9 3 (3.33%) MCDST
9 3 (3.33%) MCTS
10 2 (2.22%) CCNA
10 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.11%) XenApp
3 17 (18.89%) XenDesktop
3 17 (18.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.22%) vSphere
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.11%) vCloud
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (28.89%) SCCM
2 6 (6.67%) DameWare
2 6 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 66 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.67%) Citrix
3 19 (21.11%) HP
3 19 (21.11%) ServiceNow
4 15 (16.67%) McAfee
5 13 (14.44%) Dell
6 11 (12.22%) VMware
7 7 (7.78%) Apple
7 7 (7.78%) Juniper
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco
8 6 (6.67%) Bomgar
8 6 (6.67%) Dell KACE
9 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.22%) Sun
10 1 (1.11%) Intel
10 1 (1.11%) NetApp
10 1 (1.11%) Veritas
10 1 (1.11%) Symantec
10 1 (1.11%) Remedy
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