The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £24,750 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 138 120
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Median salary £24,750 £34,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.73% +52.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% -1.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1808 2285 1674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.94% 95.33% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1762 1415
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer 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 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Birmingham

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus