The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 252 255 235
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 11 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.095% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.099% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 17
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,675 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,600 £27,150
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +6.12%
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
6830 7087 6495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.58% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5580 5742 5264
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire +2 5 £31,500 +21.15% 4
Essex 0 2 £28,000 +12.00%
Bedfordshire - 2 £25,500 -
Norfolk +12 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £20,500 -13.83%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 40 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 25 (52.08%) Windows Server
4 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 20 (41.67%) Finance
6 16 (33.33%) ITIL
6 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 15 (31.25%) MS Office
8 13 (27.08%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (25.00%) Driving Licence
10 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
10 11 (22.92%) LAN
11 10 (20.83%) VMware
11 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
11 10 (20.83%) Apple
12 9 (18.75%) WAN
12 9 (18.75%) Banking
12 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
13 8 (16.67%) Office 365
13 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 8 (16.67%) DNS
14 7 (14.58%) SLA
14 7 (14.58%) Citrix
15 6 (12.50%) DHCP
15 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (10.42%) Logistics
16 5 (10.42%) Client/Server

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Office
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (8.33%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) LAN
2 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 9 (18.75%) WAN
4 8 (16.67%) DNS
5 6 (12.50%) DHCP
6 5 (10.42%) SMTP
6 5 (10.42%) VPN
7 4 (8.33%) Firewall
7 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.17%) VoIP
9 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.08%) Wireless
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Law
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) Handset
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Windows Server
3 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
5 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.17%) Android
8 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Logistics
3 4 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.25%) Validation
5 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.08%) ITSM
6 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) Service Management
6 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.08%) C
1 1 (2.08%) PHP
1 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.17%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.08%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Apple
2 10 (20.83%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix
4 5 (10.42%) Sage
5 4 (8.33%) Google
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco
7 2 (4.17%) Adobe
7 2 (4.17%) AppSense
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.08%) Avaya
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) Novell
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