The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 108 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.14% 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £27,500 £24,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -16.94%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.92%
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1383 1507 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.70% 96.60% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1316 1461
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
(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
Bicester - 2 £27,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec