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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 235 212 213
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 9 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 £22,270
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.03%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
5938 5441 5192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.21% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4872 4572 4567
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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
Gloucestershire - 8 £21,000 - 2
Devon -13 1 - - 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 12 (75.00%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) SCCM
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) MS Office
10 2 (12.50%) VMware
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
11 1 (6.25%) Network Security
11 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
11 1 (6.25%) CMDB
11 1 (6.25%) iPhone
11 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
11 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
11 1 (6.25%) Process Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Process Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension & extensive bens
Posted: 6 days ago