The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 199 210 206
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 17 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.019% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.020% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 1
Average salary £24,000 £25,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5379 4933 4659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.32% 95.38% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4765 4220 4061
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
(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
Warwickshire - 7 £27,850 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £22,982 -
Wolverhampton - 5 £24,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) ITIL
3 12 (44.44%) Citrix
4 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
5 9 (33.33%) XenApp
5 9 (33.33%) Service Management
6 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (18.52%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) LAN
11 3 (11.11%) SSH
11 3 (11.11%) VMware
11 3 (11.11%) WAN
11 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
11 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (11.11%) WSUS
11 3 (11.11%) LANDesk
11 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
11 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
12 2 (7.41%) MS Office
12 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
12 2 (7.41%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
General
1 2 (7.41%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) LANDesk
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago