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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 241 227 271
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 11 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 8
Average salary £25,000 £26,125 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.30% -3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,700 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
7344 6551 8524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.64% 96.37% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6009 5257 7412
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 4 £23,000 -10.67%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £24,396 +6.06% 1
Essex -15 2 £30,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire -15 2 £25,750 -
Suffolk - 1 £24,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (32.00%) MS Office
4 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (28.00%) Office 365
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) SLA
7 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (12.00%) MCP
8 3 (12.00%) VoIP
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) SCCM
8 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (8.00%) Remedy
9 2 (8.00%) Service Management
9 2 (8.00%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.00%) ITSM
3 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCP
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam
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Posted: 25 days ago