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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 351 393 403
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 43 47 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 58
Median salary £22,750 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.15% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
14342 18573 20199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.67% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11892 15979 16516
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey +52 15 £21,000 -22.22% 1
Oxfordshire +26 8 £31,500 -16.00%
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £26,000 +4.00% 1
West Sussex +16 5 £22,500 -11.76%
Berkshire +28 4 £25,500 -8.92%
Hampshire +15 4 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Sussex - 2 £25,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 95 (83.33%) Windows
2 70 (61.40%) Active Directory
3 66 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 64 (56.14%) Windows 7
5 53 (46.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (46.49%) Office 365
6 45 (39.47%) MS Excel
7 44 (38.60%) MS Office
7 44 (38.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (34.21%) Windows 8
9 37 (32.46%) Windows 10
9 37 (32.46%) Firewall
10 35 (30.70%) TCP/IP
11 33 (28.95%) Hyper-V
12 27 (23.68%) Windows Server
13 26 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (21.05%) ITIL
15 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
16 19 (16.67%) Citrix
17 17 (14.91%) Apple
18 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
19 12 (10.53%) Software Packaging
19 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (10.53%) SLA
20 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
20 11 (9.65%) HP
20 11 (9.65%) Dell
20 11 (9.65%) VMware
21 10 (8.77%) Software Distribution
21 10 (8.77%) PowerShell

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 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 44 (38.60%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (46.49%) Office 365
2 26 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.63%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (32.46%) Firewall
2 35 (30.70%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.77%) LAN
3 10 (8.77%) WAN
4 9 (7.89%) VPN
5 6 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 6 (5.26%) VoIP
6 5 (4.39%) DHCP
6 5 (4.39%) DNS
6 5 (4.39%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.39%) Wireless
7 4 (3.51%) WLAN
8 3 (2.63%) PBX
9 2 (1.75%) 3G
9 2 (1.75%) Skype
10 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.88%) SMTP
10 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.63%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 6 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.51%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.75%) Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Legal
3 2 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) Software Packaging
2 6 (5.26%) Web Services
3 5 (4.39%) REST
3 5 (4.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Fat Client
1 9 (7.89%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.39%) Biotechnology
3 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.63%) iPad
4 3 (2.63%) iPhone
4 3 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (83.33%) Windows
2 64 (56.14%) Windows 7
3 53 (46.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (38.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (34.21%) Windows 8
6 37 (32.46%) Windows 10
7 27 (23.68%) Windows Server
8 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (7.89%) Mac OS X
10 7 (6.14%) Linux
11 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
11 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (4.39%) Android
12 5 (4.39%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.63%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) ITIL
2 10 (8.77%) Application Virtualisation
2 10 (8.77%) Compatibility Testing
2 10 (8.77%) Software Distribution
3 8 (7.02%) B2B
4 4 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.75%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.75%) CRM
6 2 (1.75%) Patch Management
6 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2
6 2 (1.75%) Software Deployment
6 2 (1.75%) Time Management
7 1 (0.88%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (0.88%) Line Management
7 1 (0.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (0.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (0.88%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.02%) MCP
4 7 (6.14%) MCITP
5 5 (4.39%) MCSA
5 5 (4.39%) MCTS
5 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.75%) MCDST
6 2 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (61.40%) Active Directory
2 33 (28.95%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.75%) Firmware
6 2 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.67%) Citrix
3 17 (14.91%) Apple
4 11 (9.65%) Dell
4 11 (9.65%) HP
4 11 (9.65%) VMware
5 9 (7.89%) Intel
6 7 (6.14%) Cisco
6 7 (6.14%) Sophos
7 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.39%) Avaya
8 5 (4.39%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (4.39%) Mitel
8 5 (4.39%) Nortel
9 4 (3.51%) IBM
10 3 (2.63%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.63%) Xerox
11 2 (1.75%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.75%) NetApp
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