The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 233 250 257
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 18 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 12
Median salary £23,000 £27,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,800 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,750 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
Desktop Support Engineer
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 East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6255 7311 7749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.07% 96.69% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 6085 6465
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +28 13 £22,500 -43.75%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £27,250 -
Essex +1 1 £20,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
5 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
5 13 (32.50%) Windows 8
5 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 12 (30.00%) DNS
6 12 (30.00%) LAN
6 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (27.50%) MS Office
7 11 (27.50%) WAN
7 11 (27.50%) VMware
7 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (22.50%) DHCP
8 9 (22.50%) VPN
9 8 (20.00%) Cisco
9 8 (20.00%) Smartphone
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (17.50%) Windows 10
11 6 (15.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 6 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
11 6 (15.00%) Skype
11 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
11 6 (15.00%) WSUS
11 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (12.50%) SCCM
13 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) GroupWise
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (27.50%) MS Office
3 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) LAN
3 11 (27.50%) WAN
4 9 (22.50%) DHCP
4 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 6 (15.00%) Skype
6 2 (5.00%) ADSL
6 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.00%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) Firewall
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
3 13 (32.50%) Windows 8
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 10
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 6 (15.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (2.50%) Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.50%) B2B
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Web Design
5 1 (2.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) MCSA
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) WSUS
2 5 (12.50%) SCCM
3 3 (7.50%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Novell
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Nortel
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Compaq
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) Veeam