The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 174 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £24,150
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +7.66%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3617 3042 3276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.50% 95.54% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3021 2589 2838
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,775 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 3 £22,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £26,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £33,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) XenApp
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) FTP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (20.00%) SCOM
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (20.00%) Dell
7 2 (20.00%) Remedy

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) FTP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) F5
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