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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 233 203 222
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 4 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.066% 0.48% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.50% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 3
Median salary £26,250 £24,500 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,458 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,899
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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
5781 5618 5169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.84% 95.72% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4574 4611 4325
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 3 £26,500 +0.95%
Staffordshire -12 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Driving Licence
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
6 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Process Management
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) Sophos
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Driving Licence
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Fault Management
3 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 2 (15.38%) Sophos
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec