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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank - - 154
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Desktop Support Engineer
East of England

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
2399 2133 2792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.05% 93.88% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1833 2459
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 Cambridgeshire

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

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft