Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 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 > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 174 180
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.10% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £25,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.00% -5.66% +17.78%
10th Percentile £32,250 £21,700 £20,200
90th Percentile £59,150 £26,500 £28,150
South East median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year - -1.89% -3.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2867 2830 3204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.08% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2388 2308 2632
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,775
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
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 Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Oxford - 1 £63,000 - 1
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Email Filtering
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) BYOD
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Email Filtering
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple