The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 113 112 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.28% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £23,000 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1363 1369 1330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.94% 97.16% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1183 1097
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Oxford +2 1 £23,000 -8.00%
Abingdon - 1 £31,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Sophos
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Avaya
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Apple
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) Biotechnology
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Sophos
2 5 (55.56%) Apple
2 5 (55.56%) Avaya
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat