The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank - 89 102
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £25,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.93%
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1184 1031 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.56% 96.27% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 873 1023
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Desktop Support Engineer
East of England

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 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix