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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 911 963 981
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support Engineer 7 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 12
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £35,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top 5 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 29 July 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
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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 7 £35,000 -9.67% 1
London +52 6 £35,000 -12.50%
South East +15 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
City of London - 1 £47,500 -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
4 12 (54.55%) SCCM
5 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 9 (40.91%) DHCP
6 9 (40.91%) DNS
6 9 (40.91%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (36.36%) MS Office
7 8 (36.36%) XenApp
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
8 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) LAN
8 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
8 7 (31.82%) WAN
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco
9 6 (27.27%) VoIP
9 6 (27.27%) Project Planning
9 6 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
10 5 (22.73%) VMware
11 4 (18.18%) Wireless

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 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) DHCP
1 9 (40.91%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) LAN
3 7 (31.82%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.55%) FTP
7 1 (4.55%) WebEx
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) XenApp
3 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Citrix
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) Google
6 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Apple
7 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
7 1 (4.55%) Mitel