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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 249 268 258
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 14 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.037% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.039% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 3
Average salary £26,000 £21,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -27.58%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.94%
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
7373 7760 7445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.32% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6138 6516 6436
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,928
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Bedfordshire - 9 £25,000 -
Norfolk - 2 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £27,500 -
Essex - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £27,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
4 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
5 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
6 10 (37.04%) VPN
7 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
8 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) ITIL
9 6 (22.22%) Office 365
10 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) MS Office
10 5 (18.52%) LAN
10 5 (18.52%) WAN
10 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
10 5 (18.52%) SCCM
11 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
11 4 (14.81%) DNS
11 4 (14.81%) Symantec
11 4 (14.81%) SLA
11 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (11.11%) Citrix
12 3 (11.11%) MCP
12 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) VPN
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 3 (11.11%) Wireless
6 2 (7.41%) IPsec
7 1 (3.70%) SSL
7 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Server Building
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ACSP
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Symantec
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
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