Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 26 July 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 > North West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 327 343
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 20 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 32
North West median annual salary £19,500 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.02% +4.44% -9.55%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,000 £17,500
90th Percentile £25,450 £27,200 £30,475
England median annual salary £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +5.66% -3.64%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 12656 11268 12702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.58% 97.55% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10348 9486 10230
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,481
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in the North West

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in the North West

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Cheshire -19 11 £19,000 -
Manchester -34 7 £24,500 +4.26% 3
Merseyside -1 1 £26,500 +3.92%
Cumbria - 1 £23,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North West region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 10 (50.00%) Intel
3 10 (50.00%) Thin Client
4 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (25.00%) Service Management
7 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) ITSM
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) SCCM
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
10 1 (5.00%) CMDB
10 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
10 1 (5.00%) Network Management
10 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 10 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (25.00%) ITSM
1 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Intel
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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