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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 259 216 215
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.041% 0.038% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.040% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £23,750 £31,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.38% +14.81%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
7068 5010 5572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.33% 94.42% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5569 3950 4573
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 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
West Yorkshire -36 3 £23,750 -23.38%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) IMAP4
5 2 (28.57%) POP3
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) Fedora
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) MCDST
6 1 (14.29%) MCITP
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 1 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) IMAP4
1 2 (28.57%) POP3
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Fedora
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCDST
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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