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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 190 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 13 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.34% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.45% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 7
Average salary £27,000 £36,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.02% +43.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,250 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +6.12%
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
3762 4402 4239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.11% 98.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3274 3682 3360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 10 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
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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
Egham - 4 £29,750 -
Woking -4 2 £25,000 +6.38%
Guildford - 1 £29,000 -
Staines - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
3 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
4 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (40.00%) VMware
5 12 (34.29%) ITIL
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (31.43%) Windows 8
6 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
6 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
6 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.71%) MS Office
7 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
7 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
7 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
7 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (25.71%) Android
8 7 (20.00%) Service Management
8 7 (20.00%) ITSM
8 7 (20.00%) Apple
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (20.00%) MCSA
8 7 (20.00%) Server Patching
8 7 (20.00%) SCCM
8 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 7 (20.00%) LANDesk
9 6 (17.14%) Citrix
9 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.29%) Firewall

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) Skype
4 1 (2.86%) 3G
4 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (2.86%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (31.43%) Windows 8
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
5 9 (25.71%) Android
5 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
8 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (20.00%) ITSM
2 7 (20.00%) Server Patching
2 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.86%) ERP
6 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MCSA
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Apple
3 7 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (11.43%) Avaya
7 2 (5.71%) Altiris
7 2 (5.71%) Mitel
7 2 (5.71%) Polycom
8 1 (2.86%) AppSense
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec