The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 276 264 268
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 5 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.058% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.049% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 10
Average salary £20,500 £25,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8280 8221 8977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.88% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6869 7147 7448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £20,500 -
Essex -27 1 £27,000 +8.00%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
5 5 (41.67%) MCSE
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) MCDST
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
5 5 (41.67%) Handset
5 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Dell
7 2 (16.67%) Lotus
7 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Gentran
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
1 5 (41.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Kofax
4 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec