The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 501 515 480
Rank change year-on-year +14 -35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 83 142 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 72 140 154
Median salary £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in London

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in London

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support Engineer in London

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
City of London +35 4 £28,500 -12.30% 4
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Clapham - 2 £30,000 -
Bromley -5 1 £26,500 +17.77%
Croydon - 1 £32,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £25,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 146 (85.38%) Windows
2 127 (74.27%) Active Directory
3 87 (50.88%) Microsoft
4 68 (39.77%) MS Office
5 64 (37.43%) Windows 7
6 50 (29.24%) Finance
7 43 (25.15%) MS Exchange
8 40 (23.39%) Windows 10
9 38 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 35 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (19.88%) VMware
12 33 (19.30%) ITIL
12 33 (19.30%) SCCM
13 32 (18.71%) Citrix
14 28 (16.37%) Windows Server
15 27 (15.79%) LAN
16 26 (15.20%) Cisco
16 26 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (15.20%) PowerShell
17 25 (14.62%) Android
17 25 (14.62%) MCSE
17 25 (14.62%) Mac OS X
17 25 (14.62%) Bloomberg
18 24 (14.04%) Reuters
18 24 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
19 23 (13.45%) Office 365
19 23 (13.45%) Degree
20 21 (12.28%) Banking
20 21 (12.28%) WAN
20 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 43 (25.15%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.75%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.17%) IIS
8 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (39.77%) MS Office
2 38 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.34%) MS Project
4 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Eikon
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.79%) LAN
2 21 (12.28%) WAN
3 18 (10.53%) DNS
4 17 (9.94%) DHCP
4 17 (9.94%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.43%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (5.85%) Firewall
6 10 (5.85%) Wireless
7 8 (4.68%) Internet
7 8 (4.68%) VPN
8 6 (3.51%) IP Telephony
8 6 (3.51%) VoIP
9 5 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.34%) SAN
11 3 (1.75%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (1.75%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.17%) VLAN
13 1 (0.58%) 4G
13 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MSI
2 1 (0.58%) InstallShield
General
1 50 (29.24%) Finance
2 21 (12.28%) Banking
3 6 (3.51%) Retail
4 5 (2.92%) Games
5 4 (2.34%) Advertising
5 4 (2.34%) Back Office
6 3 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.75%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.70%) Hedge funds
2 15 (8.77%) Blackberry
3 14 (8.19%) iPhone
4 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.51%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.51%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.51%) User Experience
6 5 (2.92%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.34%) iPad
7 4 (2.34%) Wiki
8 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.75%) EPoS
8 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.58%) Fintech
10 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.58%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 146 (85.38%) Windows
2 64 (37.43%) Windows 7
3 40 (23.39%) Windows 10
4 28 (16.37%) Windows Server
5 25 (14.62%) Android
5 25 (14.62%) Mac OS X
6 24 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (7.60%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.85%) Apple iOS
9 10 (5.85%) Windows XP
10 9 (5.26%) Linux
11 5 (2.92%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.75%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.30%) ITIL
2 11 (6.43%) Service Management
3 10 (5.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (4.68%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (4.09%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.51%) Change Management
7 5 (2.92%) Configuration Management
7 5 (2.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 4 (2.34%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (1.75%) Asset Management
9 3 (1.75%) CRM
9 3 (1.75%) Investment Management
9 3 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.17%) Application Packaging
10 2 (1.17%) Data Management
10 2 (1.17%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.17%) Migration
10 2 (1.17%) Project Management
10 2 (1.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.20%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.92%) SQL
3 1 (0.58%) C
3 1 (0.58%) VB
3 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (14.62%) MCSE
3 23 (13.45%) Degree
4 15 (8.77%) MCP
5 6 (3.51%) A+ Certification
5 6 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.92%) MCITP
7 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.17%) MCSA
7 2 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.58%) MCTS
8 1 (0.58%) MOS
8 1 (0.58%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.43%) SLA
System Software
1 127 (74.27%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.36%) XenApp
4 11 (6.43%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.43%) XenDesktop
5 10 (5.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (19.30%) SCCM
2 4 (2.34%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.34%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.34%) SCOM
3 3 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.17%) WSUS
5 1 (0.58%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 87 (50.88%) Microsoft
2 34 (19.88%) VMware
3 32 (18.71%) Citrix
4 26 (15.20%) Cisco
5 25 (14.62%) Bloomberg
6 24 (14.04%) Reuters
7 15 (8.77%) Apple
8 7 (4.09%) Sage
9 5 (2.92%) Google
9 5 (2.92%) Symantec
10 4 (2.34%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (2.34%) Dell
10 4 (2.34%) IBM
10 4 (2.34%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.34%) NetApp
10 4 (2.34%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (1.75%) FactSet
11 3 (1.75%) Fixnetix
11 3 (1.75%) Intel
11 3 (1.75%) SonicWALL
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