The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 911 881 918
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support Engineer 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.002% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 - £30,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
England -42 6 £37,500 +33.92%
London -48 5 £37,500 +33.92%
City of London -17 2 £37,500 +33.92%
East Midlands - 1 £38,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £38,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £37,500 -
Leicester - 1 £38,000 -

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Support Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (27.27%) Robotics
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
7 3 (27.27%) McAfee
7 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 3 (27.27%) Avaya
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 2 (18.18%) Dell
8 2 (18.18%) Thin Client

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
1 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Robotics
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Content Management
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCDST
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) McAfee
4 3 (27.27%) Avaya
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) Altiris
6 1 (9.09%) CQG
6 1 (9.09%) Toshiba
6 1 (9.09%) Reuters
6 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) HP