The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 140 142 128
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.23% 0.050% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.052% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £31,500 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.15% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £26,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £26,000 £27,500
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2098 1933 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.49% 96.65% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1549 1450
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £31,500 - 1
Watford +9 1 £18,000 -30.76%
Potters Bar - 1 £40,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
East of England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (50.00%) Office 365
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Driving Licence
6 4 (40.00%) Google Apps
6 4 (40.00%) Apple
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (40.00%) Google
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) VoIP
8 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (10.00%) Clustering

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Google Apps
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Apple
3 4 (40.00%) Google
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Novell
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 5 days ago