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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank - 193 181
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.047% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.049% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £26,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.77%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
4667 4089 3879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 95.54% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3804 3235 3273
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Mitel