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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 104 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 0.079% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.082% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £28,000 £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +6.12%
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
1185 1226 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.81% 96.31% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 893 985 719
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Epping - 2 £28,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
East of England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
4 15 (71.43%) Finance
4 15 (71.43%) ITIL
5 13 (61.90%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (42.86%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) LAN
9 3 (14.29%) WAN
9 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
9 3 (14.29%) Validation
9 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
9 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
10 2 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (9.52%) vSphere
10 2 (9.52%) XenApp
10 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
10 2 (9.52%) Law
10 2 (9.52%) Legal
10 2 (9.52%) VMware
10 2 (9.52%) AppSense
10 2 (9.52%) Citrix
10 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
11 1 (4.76%) HP
11 1 (4.76%) Dell

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 3 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) AppSense
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) HP