The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank - 41 39
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.36% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.37% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,787 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-0.85% -1.96%
Desktop Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 272 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 93.55% 96.80% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 125 210 218
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Compaq
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Compaq
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow