The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 115 123 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.050% 0.25% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.26% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £25,750 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1897 1911 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.24% 93.86% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1688 1384
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Engineer
West Midlands

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) LANDesk