The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 242 244 247
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.042% 0.055% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.058% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Average salary £25,750 £32,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.53% +30.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £25,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £35,000 £29,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6772 6872 7224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.80% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 5871 6348
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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 July 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
Merseyside -4 1 £27,000 -6.89% 2
Cheshire -7 1 £25,750 -12.71%
Manchester -12 1 £21,000 -40.00%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) XenApp
3 9 (56.25%) XenDesktop
4 8 (50.00%) LANDesk
4 8 (50.00%) MCP
5 7 (43.75%) IIS
5 7 (43.75%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) XenServer
5 7 (43.75%) MCDST
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (25.00%) Firmware
8 4 (25.00%) SCCM
8 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
8 4 (25.00%) Process Management
8 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
9 3 (18.75%) Android
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
9 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (12.50%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Firmware
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Process Management
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) MCP
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) MCDST
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) XenApp
1 9 (56.25%) XenDesktop
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 25 days ago