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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 231 229 266
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 11 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.17% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 4
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 £24,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -6.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £20,400 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £24,400 £25,775
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Desktop Support Engineer
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6459 6300 7627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 95.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 5297 6628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
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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
Manchester 0 6 £20,000 -
Merseyside +16 4 £24,500 +7.69% 1
Cheshire -2 1 £20,000 -14.89% 3
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
7 2 (15.38%) MCP
7 2 (15.38%) AutoCAD
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) Adobe
7 2 (15.38%) Revit
7 2 (15.38%) SketchUp

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) AutoCAD
2 2 (15.38%) Revit
2 2 (15.38%) SketchUp
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
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