The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Support Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 231 292
Rank change year-on-year +16 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 12 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 23
Median salary £29,500 £33,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.60% +11.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,125 £37,500 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4898 6124 9661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 96.12% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17470 22914 34195
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in the City of London

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in the City of London

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support Engineer in the City of London

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Citrix
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (50.00%) Office 365
6 8 (44.44%) Blackberry
6 8 (44.44%) Android
6 8 (44.44%) iPhone
6 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
7 7 (38.89%) Finance
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) SCCM
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
10 4 (22.22%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
11 3 (16.67%) IIS
11 3 (16.67%) DHCP

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) SNMP
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Blackberry
1 8 (44.44%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Robotics
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Android
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
1 10 (55.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) MOF
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Intel
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Reuters
5 1 (5.56%) Sage
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
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