The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 257 239 273
Rank change year-on-year -18 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 5 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.081% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 24
Median salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6013 6595 7984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.22% 96.26% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4902 5593 6594
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in the East of England

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in the East of England

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -12 5 £26,500 +1.92% 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East of England region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows 7
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (26.32%) Wireless
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (21.05%) Office 365
9 3 (15.79%) Mitel
9 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.79%) SCCM
9 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.79%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.79%) LAN
9 3 (15.79%) DHCP

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Wireless
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
7 2 (10.53%) Android
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.79%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Mitel
4 2 (10.53%) Google
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