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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 228 250 262
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 17 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 13
Median salary £25,500 £27,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £20,500 £23,833
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,750 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
5671 6912 7147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 96.70% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 5600 5809
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +7 8 £26,000 -17.46%
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £19,000 -7.31% 1
Bedfordshire +20 2 £26,500 +1.92%
Essex +18 2 £25,000 -10.71%
Suffolk - 2 £25,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 12 (57.14%) MS Office
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) ITIL
8 7 (33.33%) LAN
8 7 (33.33%) VMware
8 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (23.81%) Office 365
11 4 (19.05%) Wireless
11 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
12 3 (14.29%) SLA
12 3 (14.29%) Cisco
12 3 (14.29%) WAN
12 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 3 (14.29%) SQL
12 3 (14.29%) Symantec
12 3 (14.29%) Service Management
12 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
13 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
13 2 (9.52%) G Suite
13 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
13 2 (9.52%) XenApp

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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
7 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Power Management
3 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Google
4 2 (9.52%) Mitel