The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 99 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.15% 0.38% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.40% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Desktop Support Engineer
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1303 1008 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.39% 95.18% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 759 729
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the Essex region.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam