Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 225 275
Rank change year-on-year -16 +50 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 18 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.29% 0.63% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.65% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 40 29
Surrey median annual salary £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -10.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £38,550 £33,750 £30,750
South East median annual salary £26,000 £25,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +1.96% -3.77% -3.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6025 6469 8333
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.48% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 5494 7239
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 Surrey

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

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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

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

Salary histogram 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 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
Guildford -25 6 £23,000 +9.52%
Leatherhead +15 5 - - 2
Woking +19 1 £27,500 +19.57%
Camberley - 1 £22,500 -
Epsom - 1 £23,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

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

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 Surrey region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Office 365
5 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
7 4 (22.22%) DBS Check
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (22.22%) Apple
7 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 2 (11.11%) SLA
8 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
9 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
9 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
9 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery Management
9 1 (5.56%) Break/Fix
9 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
9 1 (5.56%) MCP
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco
9 1 (5.56%) CCNA

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.56%) Break/Fix
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
2 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery Management
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Mitel
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy