Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 265 310
Rank change year-on-year +24 +45 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 21 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.17% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.17% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 9
West Yorkshire median annual salary £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.43% +6.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,150 £21,000 £21,967
90th Percentile £30,000 £34,250 £33,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £24,690
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.26% -1.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6643 7545 8997
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 98.08% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5610 6511 7278
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
Bradford +19 13 £30,000 +22.45%
Leeds +13 7 £27,000 -3.57%
Desktop Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

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 West Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) SCCM
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
6 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 9 (42.86%) Office 365
7 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 7 (33.33%) DHCP
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (28.57%) Application Packaging
8 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 6 (28.57%) VoIP
8 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
11 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
11 3 (14.29%) vSphere
11 3 (14.29%) Skype
11 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (14.29%) Finance

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (28.57%) VoIP
4 3 (14.29%) Skype
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) HTTP
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Application Packaging
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow