The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 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 239 237 231
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 12 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 11
Average salary £25,000 £21,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,475
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5476 6026 5572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4950 4665
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Bristol - 5 £22,500 -
Devon +7 3 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £23,500 -
Gloucestershire -2 1 £35,000 +66.66%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (35.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (30.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) CRM
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 5 (25.00%) Apple
7 5 (25.00%) Billing
7 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (25.00%) Office 365
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (25.00%) Skype
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) SCCM
8 4 (20.00%) Android
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) MCP
9 3 (15.00%) VPN
9 3 (15.00%) Adobe
9 3 (15.00%) Service Management
9 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Skype
1 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Android
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
7 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Dell Certification
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Apple
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Adobe
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) Novell
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
Old Street, London
Gorkana
Salary: £28k to £35k per year
Posted: 8 days ago