The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 230 201 218
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 4 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 14
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.96%
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
5308 4976 5588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.84% 97.09% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4202 4196 4932
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Desktop Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
3 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
3 4 (36.36%) Intel
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Advertising
4 3 (27.27%) Software Distribution
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (18.18%) Fault Management
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) Process Management
5 2 (18.18%) Sophos
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) MCSE
6 1 (9.09%) MCSA
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) Software Distribution
2 2 (18.18%) Fault Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Process Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Intel
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 2 (18.18%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago