The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 169 188 183
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.091% 0.026% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.028% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £26,500 £15,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.66% -41.74%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Desktop Support Engineer
North 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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3129 3620 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.86% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2983 3414
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) AutoCAD
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2013
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) AutoCAD
1 2 (28.57%) SketchUp
1 2 (28.57%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) Avaya
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix