Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 23 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 200 235
Rank change year-on-year +3 +35 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 21 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.48% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 9
Hertfordshire median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -13.33% +13.21%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,850 £25,950
90th Percentile £29,900 £27,000 £40,000
East of England median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +5.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4259 4342 5202
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.03% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3613 3627 4284
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,788
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Hatfield - 6 £26,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £26,000 -
Stevenage -1 4 £28,504 +9.63%
Royston - 2 £24,000 -
Harpenden +10 1 £19,500 -
Watford -5 1 £24,000 -7.69%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £30,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) Citrix
5 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
8 5 (23.81%) DHCP
8 5 (23.81%) SLA
9 4 (19.05%) Adobe
9 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 3 (14.29%) Android
10 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
10 3 (14.29%) NHS
11 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
11 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
11 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
11 2 (9.52%) SystmOne
11 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
12 1 (4.76%) LAN
12 1 (4.76%) WAN
12 1 (4.76%) COM
12 1 (4.76%) Linux
12 1 (4.76%) Cisco
12 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
12 1 (4.76%) Firewall

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Android
5 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Webroot