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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 88 122 125
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.58% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 2
Average salary £19,000 £19,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -19.79%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -0.95%
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
1144 1660 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.33% 96.51% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1265 1283
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
Warrington - 5 £19,000 -
Northwich - 1 £19,000 -
Desktop Engineer
North West

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MS Office
3 7 (70.00%) Fat Client
3 7 (70.00%) Intel
3 7 (70.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) DMZ
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Intel Security

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DMZ
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (70.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Intel
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec