The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 245 251 213
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.072% 0.042% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.044% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,625 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.44%
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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6668 6815 5003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.64% 96.43% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5477 5405 3916
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 £24,000 £22,733
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
West Yorkshire +11 4 £25,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £24,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) SLA
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Apple
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) LAN
7 2 (22.22%) VoIP
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (22.22%) Lync
7 2 (22.22%) Telecoms

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Photography
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix