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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 149 139 132
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.083% 0.13% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
2286 2258 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.62% 96.95% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1860 1547
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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
Watford - 2 £40,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
East of England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) ACSP
5 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) VMware

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) IPsec
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) ACSP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) VMware