The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 120 132 135
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.18% 0.047% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.048% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Median salary £19,000 £20,500 £24,396
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% -15.96%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1574 2090 2170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.74% 97.21% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 1625 1770
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Peterborough -3 1 £25,000 +21.95%
Desktop Support Engineer
East of England

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft