The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 176 212 222
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 23 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.52% 0.14% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.14% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 4
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
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 Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4212 4890 5076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.10% 95.45% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3501 4022 4093
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Woking +30 15 £22,500 -19.64%
Guildford - 3 £27,000 -
Reigate - 2 £27,500 -
Camberley +1 1 £24,000 -
Epsom - 1 £26,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £24,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 24 (80.00%) MS Office
5 23 (76.67%) MS Excel
5 23 (76.67%) Blackberry
6 22 (73.33%) DHCP
6 22 (73.33%) DNS
7 21 (70.00%) MCP
7 21 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 20 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 20 (66.67%) SCCM
8 20 (66.67%) XenApp
8 20 (66.67%) XenDesktop
8 20 (66.67%) TCP/IP
8 20 (66.67%) VoIP
8 20 (66.67%) MS Exchange
8 20 (66.67%) Citrix
8 20 (66.67%) HP
8 20 (66.67%) A+ Certification
9 19 (63.33%) LAN
9 19 (63.33%) WAN
9 19 (63.33%) Project Planning
9 19 (63.33%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (50.00%) ITIL
11 10 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (33.33%) Project Management
11 10 (33.33%) Marketing
11 10 (33.33%) Service Management

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 20 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (80.00%) MS Office
2 23 (76.67%) MS Excel
3 21 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) DHCP
1 22 (73.33%) DNS
2 20 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 20 (66.67%) VoIP
3 19 (63.33%) LAN
3 19 (63.33%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) Intranet
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) PBX
5 1 (3.33%) PSTN
General
1 10 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 23 (76.67%) Blackberry
2 19 (63.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 26 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Project Planning
2 15 (50.00%) ITIL
3 10 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) MCP
2 20 (66.67%) A+ Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCTS
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 20 (66.67%) XenApp
2 20 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) Citrix
2 20 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Intel
Egham, Surrey
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago