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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 123 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £26,250 £24,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -22.58%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1749 1739 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.05% 95.87% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1509 1364
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) Handset
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) DECT

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) DECT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel