The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 203 216 217
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.041% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.042% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £24,250 £26,750 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.34% +44.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,150 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £29,350 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Desktop Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4164 4735 4922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.31% 97.79% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3421 3719 3999
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 May 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
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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 +8 3 £36,000 +34.57%
Bradford - 1 £24,250 -
Huddersfield - 1 £24,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
6 5 (38.46%) MS Office
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) XenApp
8 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (23.08%) Release Management
8 3 (23.08%) Sophos
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
8 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) LAN
9 2 (15.38%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Sophos
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Wyse