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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 223 198 187
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 9 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 7
Average salary £22,500 £25,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £27,850 £25,200
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
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
5435 4807 4112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.02% 96.72% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4181 3382
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,905
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 13 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
(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
Birmingham -1 4 £28,750 +27.77%
Coventry -12 2 £22,500 +7.14% 1
Warwickshire -19 1 £20,000 -28.18% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £21,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
5 10 (47.62%) SCCM
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) Patch Management
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Firmware
8 6 (28.57%) WSUS
9 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
10 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
10 4 (19.05%) MS Office
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
11 3 (14.29%) SLA
11 3 (14.29%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) DHCP
11 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
12 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCDST
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Firmware
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago