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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 125 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £28,750 - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
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
1930 1724 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 96.80% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1559 1238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) WordPress
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam