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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 882 894 886
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support Engineer 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.002% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 - -

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top 8 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 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 7 £39,000 -8.23% 2
London +44 6 £39,500 -7.05% 1
City of London - 2 £38,250 -
South East - 1 £32,500 -
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Bromley - 1 £27,500 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 1

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows 7
3 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) Finance
5 11 (45.83%) Citrix
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (41.67%) Avaya
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.83%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
9 5 (20.83%) MCITP
10 4 (16.67%) Marketing
10 4 (16.67%) MCSE
10 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
11 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone
11 3 (12.50%) Android
11 3 (12.50%) iPhone
11 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
12 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
12 2 (8.33%) Apple
12 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
12 2 (8.33%) MCP
12 2 (8.33%) VoIP

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (4.17%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) 3G
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Coaching
4 1 (4.17%) Fund Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) MCITP
3 4 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) GNVQ
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
1 11 (45.83%) Citrix
2 10 (41.67%) Avaya
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago