The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 114 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £31,250 £23,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.97% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Desktop Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1663 1498 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.80% 93.45% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1166 1730
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Celerra
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware