The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 653 691 757
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 283 271 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 272 249 211
Median salary £28,500 £25,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the UK.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 within the UK.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +39 270 £29,000 +16.00% 18
London +58 156 £32,500 +11.58% 10
South East +44 64 £26,500 +6.00% 3
City of London +61 24 £33,000 +4.76% 4
East of England +31 20 £26,000 +4.00% 2
Hampshire +21 20 £26,500 - 1
Andover +10 19 £26,500 - 1
Berkshire +20 18 £29,000 +5.45%
Hertfordshire +40 17 £26,000 -1.88%
Watford +31 13 £26,000 -5.45%
West Sussex +3 11 £22,000 -12.00%
Yorkshire +34 10 £22,250 -10.44% 1
Surrey +18 9 £35,000 +55.55%
East Midlands +7 8 £25,000 +6.38%
Leeds +23 7 £22,000 -12.00%
West Yorkshire +15 7 £22,000 -12.00%
Slough - 6 £29,000 -
Bromley - 5 £22,500 -
Horsham - 5 £21,000 -
Bristol +20 4 £22,500 -10.00%
Nottingham +11 4 £19,000 -19.14%
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £19,000 -19.14%
South West -7 4 £22,500 +7.14%
West Midlands -31 4 £25,211 +2.90%
North West +7 3 £19,000 -24.00% 1
Wales +7 3 £26,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £26,000 -
South Wales - 3 £26,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £34,000 -
Cheshire +37 2 £19,000 -24.00%

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 489 (83.73%) Windows
2 363 (62.16%) Active Directory
3 305 (52.23%) Microsoft
4 262 (44.86%) Windows 7
5 196 (33.56%) MS Office
6 163 (27.91%) MS Excel
7 142 (24.32%) Windows 8
8 133 (22.77%) Citrix
9 128 (21.92%) MS Exchange
10 115 (19.69%) Windows Server
10 115 (19.69%) SCCM
11 111 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 104 (17.81%) Finance
12 104 (17.81%) Windows XP
13 101 (17.29%) ITIL
14 98 (16.78%) TCP/IP
15 87 (14.90%) Mac OS X
16 84 (14.38%) SLA
16 84 (14.38%) Cisco
17 83 (14.21%) VMware
18 81 (13.87%) LAN
19 76 (13.01%) DNS
20 74 (12.67%) Blackberry
20 74 (12.67%) Android
21 71 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
21 71 (12.16%) Apple
22 70 (11.99%) Driving Licence
23 69 (11.82%) Windows 10
23 69 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
24 68 (11.64%) DHCP

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 128 (21.92%) MS Exchange
2 71 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (7.53%) Skype for Business
4 37 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (4.11%) SharePoint
7 17 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.68%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.34%) IIS
11 1 (0.17%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) JBoss
11 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 196 (33.56%) MS Office
2 163 (27.91%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Eikon
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.85%) Office 365
2 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 98 (16.78%) TCP/IP
2 81 (13.87%) LAN
3 76 (13.01%) DNS
4 68 (11.64%) DHCP
5 62 (10.62%) WAN
6 42 (7.19%) VPN
7 41 (7.02%) Skype
8 37 (6.34%) Wireless
9 35 (5.99%) VoIP
10 23 (3.94%) SAN
11 22 (3.77%) Internet
12 15 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (2.40%) Firewall
14 11 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
16 6 (1.03%) IP Telephony
17 5 (0.86%) VLAN
17 5 (0.86%) WebEx
18 4 (0.68%) 3G
18 4 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.17%) MS Access
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 104 (17.81%) Finance
2 23 (3.94%) Banking
3 15 (2.57%) Games
4 12 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.88%) Back Office
6 10 (1.71%) Marketing
6 10 (1.71%) Retail
7 9 (1.54%) Legal
8 8 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.37%) Law
9 5 (0.86%) Advertising
9 5 (0.86%) Billing
10 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.40%) XMPP
2 5 (0.86%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.34%) ODBC
4 1 (0.17%) .NET
4 1 (0.17%) COM
4 1 (0.17%) HTML
4 1 (0.17%) Web Services
4 1 (0.17%) XML
4 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.67%) Blackberry
2 70 (11.99%) Driving Licence
3 47 (8.05%) iPhone
4 44 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.62%) Fat Client
5 27 (4.62%) Thin Client
6 26 (4.45%) Smartphone
7 25 (4.28%) Video Conferencing
8 24 (4.11%) Hedge funds
9 16 (2.74%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.40%) Computer Science
10 14 (2.40%) Data Centre
11 13 (2.23%) iPad
12 12 (2.05%) HP StoreVirtual
13 4 (0.68%) NHS
13 4 (0.68%) Social Media
14 3 (0.51%) Handset
15 2 (0.34%) AS400
15 2 (0.34%) Mathematics
15 2 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 489 (83.73%) Windows
2 262 (44.86%) Windows 7
3 142 (24.32%) Windows 8
4 115 (19.69%) Windows Server
5 111 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 104 (17.81%) Windows XP
7 87 (14.90%) Mac OS X
8 74 (12.67%) Android
9 69 (11.82%) Windows 10
9 69 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (11.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 48 (8.22%) Apple iOS
12 21 (3.60%) Mac OS
13 19 (3.25%) Linux
13 19 (3.25%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.17%) AIX
14 1 (0.17%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Unix
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (17.29%) ITIL
2 51 (8.73%) Mentoring
3 36 (6.16%) Asset Management
4 32 (5.48%) Mobile Device Management
5 20 (3.42%) Incident Management
5 20 (3.42%) Patch Management
6 19 (3.25%) Data Protection
6 19 (3.25%) Software Distribution
7 17 (2.91%) Migration
8 15 (2.57%) Service Management
9 13 (2.23%) Service Delivery
10 12 (2.05%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (1.71%) ITSM
11 10 (1.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (1.37%) Project Management
12 8 (1.37%) Project Planning
13 7 (1.20%) CRM
14 6 (1.03%) Application Virtualisation
14 6 (1.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.25%) PowerShell
2 16 (2.74%) C
3 6 (1.03%) Java
4 4 (0.68%) SQL
5 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.17%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) PHP
5 1 (0.17%) Python
5 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (6.34%) Degree
3 20 (3.42%) CCNA
3 20 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (2.23%) MCP
4 13 (2.23%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.88%) MCSA
6 11 (1.88%) MCSE
7 6 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.86%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.51%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.34%) MCITP
11 2 (0.34%) MOS
12 1 (0.17%) CCA
12 1 (0.17%) Dell Certification
12 1 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (14.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 363 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 52 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.65%) XenApp
4 22 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.88%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.71%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.51%) XenServer
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 115 (19.69%) SCCM
2 28 (4.79%) WSUS
3 10 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.20%) Casper Suite
5 4 (0.68%) DameWare
6 3 (0.51%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.51%) Opsview
6 3 (0.51%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.51%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.17%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 305 (52.23%) Microsoft
2 133 (22.77%) Citrix
3 84 (14.38%) Cisco
4 83 (14.21%) VMware
5 71 (12.16%) Apple
6 48 (8.22%) Bloomberg
7 38 (6.51%) HP
8 26 (4.45%) Polycom
9 24 (4.11%) Reuters
10 20 (3.42%) Dell
11 19 (3.25%) Mitel
12 18 (3.08%) Avaya
13 17 (2.91%) Fidessa
13 17 (2.91%) Samsung
14 14 (2.40%) Symantec
15 12 (2.05%) Intel
16 10 (1.71%) Altiris
17 8 (1.37%) Adobe
17 8 (1.37%) Toshiba
18 7 (1.20%) Sophos
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