The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 122 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.054% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.057% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £22,982 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.24% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Desktop Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1950 1746 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.26% 94.23% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 1550 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Desktop Support Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Desktop Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) LANDesk