Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 140 129
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 2 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.080% 0.30% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.31% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 13
West Sussex median annual salary £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -1.96%
South East median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% -5.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2,410 1,930 2,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.64% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,042 1,688 1,884
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,175 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in West Sussex

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in West Sussex

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Gatwick - 2 £27,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Desktop Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft