The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 154 189 195
Rank change year-on-year +35 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 15 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.54% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 19
Median salary £21,000 £32,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.37% +36.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,790 £26,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £40,200
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2686 4053 4351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.27% 97.62% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 3473 3596
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Surrey

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Surrey

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 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
Guildford +29 8 £21,000 -27.58% 1
Godalming - 2 £21,000 -
Redhill - 2 £20,650 -
Camberley +14 1 £30,500 -
Epsom +10 1 £22,500 -
Chertsey - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (75.00%) Office 365
3 30 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 28 (70.00%) MS Excel
5 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
5 27 (67.50%) Windows 8
6 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (65.00%) Windows 10
7 25 (62.50%) Firewall
8 23 (57.50%) TCP/IP
9 22 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (52.50%) Hyper-V
11 7 (17.50%) MS Office
12 6 (15.00%) MCP
12 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
13 4 (10.00%) VPN
13 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
14 3 (7.50%) Dropbox
14 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (7.50%) FileMaker
14 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
14 3 (7.50%) ITIL
14 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
15 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
15 2 (5.00%) SLA
15 2 (5.00%) MCSE
15 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
15 2 (5.00%) Legal

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (75.00%) Office 365
2 22 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) Firewall
2 23 (57.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (5.00%) 3G
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) FileMaker
General
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 27 (67.50%) Windows 8
4 26 (65.00%) Windows 10
4 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL
1 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (2.50%) IT Strategy
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) MCP
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCSE
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (52.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Dell
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) LANDesk
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