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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 244 235 231
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 10 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 7
Average salary £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% +4.25%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +6.12%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 12 February 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 - 6 £23,500 - 2
Wiltshire +2 2 £26,500 +1.92% 2
Gloucestershire +5 1 £27,500 +1.85%
Devon +3 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) CRM
7 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
7 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
7 5 (29.41%) Billing
7 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (29.41%) Skype
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
8 4 (23.53%) Android
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
9 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (17.65%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Skype
1 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) WLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 5 (29.41%) Billing
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Android
4 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
4 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) Novell
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
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