The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 917 923 933
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support Engineer 18 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.014% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 4
Average salary £32,909 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.61% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,909 £39,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-15.61% +36.84%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support Engineer over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top 19 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 11 February 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 historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 18 £32,909 -16.68%
London +11 7 £35,750 -9.49%
East Midlands - 4 £32,909 -
Derby - 4 £32,909 -
Derbyshire - 4 £32,909 -
Wiltshire - 2 £26,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Bradford - 2 £25,000 -
Salisbury - 2 £26,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
South West - 2 £26,500 -
South East +9 1 £37,500 -3.22%
Norfolk - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £37,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £26,000 -

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
5 14 (42.42%) MS Office
6 13 (39.39%) VMware
7 12 (36.36%) Citrix
7 12 (36.36%) HP
7 12 (36.36%) SCCM
8 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (33.33%) Dell
9 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
9 10 (30.30%) Finance
10 9 (27.27%) Cisco
10 9 (27.27%) Windows 8
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
11 8 (24.24%) Blackberry
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL
12 7 (21.21%) MCSE
12 7 (21.21%) DHCP
12 7 (21.21%) DNS
13 6 (18.18%) Xen
13 6 (18.18%) Android
13 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
13 6 (18.18%) XenApp
13 6 (18.18%) MCSA
13 6 (18.18%) Wyse
14 5 (15.15%) Apple
14 5 (15.15%) Incident Management

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Office
2 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DHCP
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) PBX
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) BYOD
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Online Games
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
3 9 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.18%) Android
5 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) ITSM
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.09%) Ticket Management
5 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.03%) EAM
5 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.03%) People Management
5 1 (3.03%) Process Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Use Case
5 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) MCSE
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) Xen
3 6 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) vCloud
4 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) DameWare
3 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) Citrix
3 12 (36.36%) HP
4 11 (33.33%) Dell
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) Wyse
7 5 (15.15%) Apple
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) Remedy
9 1 (3.03%) Adobe
9 1 (3.03%) Avaya
9 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.03%) Infor
9 1 (3.03%) ION Trading
9 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.03%) Polycom
9 1 (3.03%) Sophos
9 1 (3.03%) Sun
9 1 (3.03%) Symantec