The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 937 958 984
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support Engineer 17 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 6
Median salary £35,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,250 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £41,250 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support Engineer over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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
England +30 17 £35,000 -6.66% 1
London +2 7 £32,500 -16.12%
South East - 7 £35,000 -
Surrey - 6 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £26,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £32,705 -
City of London +45 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Derby - 1 £32,909 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Banbury - 1 £37,500 -
Cobham - 1 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £32,909 -
Liverpool - 1 £27,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £27,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
North West - 1 £27,000 -

Senior Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
3 20 (60.61%) Windows 7
4 17 (51.52%) SCCM
5 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 14 (42.42%) MS Office
6 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
7 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
8 12 (36.36%) Citrix
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco
9 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
10 9 (27.27%) DHCP
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
11 8 (24.24%) VMware
11 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
11 8 (24.24%) ITIL
11 8 (24.24%) XenApp
12 7 (21.21%) XenDesktop
12 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.21%) Project Planning
12 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
12 7 (21.21%) LAN
12 7 (21.21%) WAN
13 6 (18.18%) VoIP
13 6 (18.18%) Apple
13 6 (18.18%) Migration
13 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
13 6 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012

Senior 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (42.42%) MS Office
3 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DHCP
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.21%) LAN
3 7 (21.21%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (12.12%) Wireless
6 3 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.06%) FTP
8 1 (3.03%) LDAP
8 1 (3.03%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows 7
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
4 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
5 5 (15.15%) Android
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.06%) Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
7 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Project Planning
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) People Management
7 1 (3.03%) Process Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) XenApp
3 7 (21.21%) XenDesktop
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) DameWare
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) Citrix
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) Apple
5 4 (12.12%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Adobe
7 1 (3.03%) Google
7 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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