Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £19,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 135 130
Rank change year-on-year +27 -5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 2 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.14% 0.14% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 21
Essex median annual salary £19,000 £22,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -12.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £18,500 £20,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £19,500 £31,600 £30,250
East of England median annual salary £26,250 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +3.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1334 1968 2491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 92.83% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1517 1845
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Essex

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Essex

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Communications Security
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Bomgar
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Software Licensing
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Communications Security
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Licensing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bomgar
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy