The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 125 126 113
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.16% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £27,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.11%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Desktop Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1787 1617 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.41% 94.40% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1414 1325
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) PDA
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PDA
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory