The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 209 168 172
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.082% 0.028% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.030% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +38.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £24,150
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +7.66%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4720 3345 3408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.94% 93.88% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3762 2585 2817
Average salary £37,500 £35,831 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Leeds - 3 £26,250 -
Wakefield - 1 £22,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Fedora
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) IMAP4
3 2 (33.33%) POP3
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) IMAP4
1 2 (33.33%) POP3
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Fedora
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCDST
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix