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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 72 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £25,000 £22,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -32.30%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
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
594 734 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.74% 96.20% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 556 607 764
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dell Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCDST
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Dell Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sophos
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy