The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 219 213 212
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 6 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.13% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £22,950 £20,635 £21,098
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.21% -2.19%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Job
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Devon - 6 £22,950 - 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) MCSE
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
6 5 (41.67%) MS Office
6 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (41.67%) MCP
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (33.33%) WSUS
7 4 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) SLA
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) VB
9 2 (16.67%) .NET
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (16.67%) Dell
9 2 (16.67%) Internet
9 2 (16.67%) Multimedia

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Content Management
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VB
1 2 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCDST
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
1 4 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
Truro, Cornwall
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22950 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago