Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Support Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 179 186
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 10 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.27% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 5
Bristol median annual salary £28,000 £26,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +10.64% -
10th Percentile £20,150 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £30,300 £28,000 £24,250
South West median annual salary £25,750 £25,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year +3.00% -0.99% +3.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,532 3,135 3,470
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 96.85% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,926 2,621 3,055
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,125 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Bristol

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Bristol

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support Engineer in Bristol

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Desktop Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) ITSM
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (10.00%) Android
8 1 (10.00%) iPhone
8 1 (10.00%) XenApp
8 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (10.00%) Wireless

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) HP