The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 87 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.10% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%
Desktop Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
959 760 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.29% 95.60% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 840 671 897
Average salary £37,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
(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
Cirencester - 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
South West

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware