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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank - - 127
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1708 1488 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.57% 93.88% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1305 1644
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Management

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus