Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 312 343
Rank change year-on-year +20 +31 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 27 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 17
Yorkshire median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £24,690
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.26% -1.24%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £30,000 £34,250 £32,400
England median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9562 10798 12914
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 97.93% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8026 9123 10586
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Yorkshire +26 21 £29,000 +9.43% 1
East Yorkshire - 5 £22,000 -
South Yorkshire +21 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 17 (62.96%) SCCM
4 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
5 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (44.44%) Windows 8
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
7 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
7 11 (40.74%) ITIL
8 9 (33.33%) DNS
8 9 (33.33%) Office 365
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (25.93%) DHCP
11 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (22.22%) Application Packaging
11 6 (22.22%) VoIP
12 5 (18.52%) MCSA
12 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
12 5 (18.52%) Time Management
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
13 4 (14.81%) VMware
13 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
14 3 (11.11%) SLA
14 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) DHCP
3 6 (22.22%) VoIP
4 3 (11.11%) Skype
5 2 (7.41%) LAN
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) HTTP
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Time Management
4 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.70%) Line Management
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.70%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Avaya
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow