The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 69 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.83% - 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Average salary £22,500 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Desktop Support Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
680 974 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.54% 96.92% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 591 855 927
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft