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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 118 125 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.052% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.055% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £24,000 £25,750 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.79% +9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £25,750 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,750 £31,700
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
1659 1806 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1442 1212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £23,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Engineer
North West

Desktop Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Photography
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Photography
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix