Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 169 203
Rank change year-on-year +15 +34 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 16 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.55% 0.32% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.33% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 3
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,425 £23,800
90th Percentile £30,875 £37,000 £28,300
South East median annual salary £26,000 £25,750 £26,500
% change year-on-year +0.97% -2.83% -3.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2814 3066 4209
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 97.86% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2293 2578 3395
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,550 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +9 14 £27,250 +9.00%
High Wycombe +17 2 £27,500 -19.12%
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) Citrix
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
6 8 (50.00%) NetApp
6 8 (50.00%) VPN
7 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) DHCP
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) Veeam
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
10 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
10 3 (18.75%) XenApp
10 3 (18.75%) Office 365
10 3 (18.75%) Network Design
10 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 3 (18.75%) ITIL
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
11 2 (12.50%) VoIP
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 2 (12.50%) HP
11 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
11 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
11 2 (12.50%) Service Management
11 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (12.50%) vSphere

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCDST
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Citrix
3 8 (50.00%) NetApp
4 6 (37.50%) Veeam
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec