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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 194 182 215
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 18 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.42% 0.60% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.62% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 9
Average salary £32,000 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.22% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,250 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
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
4147 4519 5086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.55% 97.06% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3534 3757 4163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 1 May 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
Dorking - 3 £32,000 -
Guildford +4 2 £28,250 +4.62%
Egham - 2 £32,500 -
Epsom -2 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Camberley - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £35,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
3 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
4 16 (48.48%) MS Office
5 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (36.36%) VMware
8 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 10 (30.30%) Citrix
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (27.27%) XenApp
10 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (24.24%) SCCM
11 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
11 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
12 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
13 6 (18.18%) DNS
13 6 (18.18%) ITIL
13 6 (18.18%) VoIP
13 6 (18.18%) DHCP
13 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (18.18%) Office 365
13 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
14 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
14 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
14 5 (15.15%) Android
14 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
14 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) VoIP
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
3 5 (15.15%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) 3G
6 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) BYOD
4 1 (3.03%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 5 (15.15%) Android
7 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
8 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
9 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
9 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITSM
4 2 (6.06%) Server Patching
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (27.27%) XenApp
3 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
5 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (9.09%) Opsview
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Symantec
5 3 (9.09%) Apple
5 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.09%) Kaspersky
6 2 (6.06%) Altiris
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
6 2 (6.06%) Polycom
7 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) Mitel
7 1 (3.03%) Reuters
7 1 (3.03%) Sage
7 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL