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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 911 951 998
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support Engineer 15 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 7
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £30,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £41,500 £44,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
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 £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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top 13 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 25 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 +32 15 £35,000 -6.66% 1
London +4 8 £33,750 -12.90% 1
Surrey - 5 £35,000 -
South East - 5 £35,000 -
City of London +46 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Uxbridge - 2 £26,000 -
North West - 1 £27,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Cobham - 1 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £27,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £27,000 -

Senior Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 18 (52.94%) SCCM
5 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
6 14 (41.18%) MS Office
6 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
7 13 (38.24%) Cisco
8 12 (35.29%) Citrix
9 11 (32.35%) Windows 8
10 10 (29.41%) DHCP
10 10 (29.41%) DNS
11 9 (26.47%) ITIL
12 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
12 8 (23.53%) VMware
12 8 (23.53%) XenApp
13 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
13 7 (20.59%) Project Planning
13 7 (20.59%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (20.59%) WAN
13 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
13 7 (20.59%) LAN
13 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (17.65%) VoIP
14 6 (17.65%) Apple
14 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
14 6 (17.65%) Migration
14 6 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server

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 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (41.18%) MS Office
3 7 (20.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Google Apps
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) DHCP
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.59%) LAN
3 7 (20.59%) WAN
4 6 (17.65%) VoIP
5 4 (11.76%) Wireless
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 2 (5.88%) FTP
8 1 (2.94%) LDAP
8 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.88%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 11 (32.35%) Windows 8
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.71%) Android
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.82%) Linux
9 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
9 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Project Planning
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 5 (14.71%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
7 2 (5.88%) Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.94%) People Management
8 1 (2.94%) Process Management
8 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) XenApp
3 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) DameWare
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco
3 12 (35.29%) Citrix
4 8 (23.53%) VMware
5 6 (17.65%) Apple
6 4 (11.76%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) Dell
8 2 (5.88%) Google
8 2 (5.88%) Symantec
9 1 (2.94%) Adobe
9 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago