The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 124 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £24,625 - £31,250
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 - £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £31,525 - £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £24,573 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -
Desktop Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2195 1999 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.54% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1886 1809 1340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Law
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) LANDesk