The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 281 327 302
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 24 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 23
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £26,400 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £27,093 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.95% +8.37%
Desktop Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9324 12065 11025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.46% 93.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8003 10213 9492
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 67 (90.54%) Windows
2 43 (58.11%) Finance
2 43 (58.11%) Windows 7
3 40 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
4 32 (43.24%) Blackberry
5 30 (40.54%) Citrix
5 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (37.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 26 (35.14%) Cisco
8 25 (33.78%) ITIL
8 25 (33.78%) MS Office
8 25 (33.78%) XenApp
9 24 (32.43%) VMware
10 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (28.38%) MCSE
11 19 (25.68%) MCSA
11 19 (25.68%) MS Exchange
11 19 (25.68%) Reuters
11 19 (25.68%) Xen
12 18 (24.32%) Wyse
12 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
12 18 (24.32%) FactSet
13 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
14 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
16 9 (12.16%) DHCP
16 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
17 8 (10.81%) Banking

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 28 (37.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 19 (25.68%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) Lync
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (33.78%) MS Office
2 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) DHCP
1 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.46%) DNS
3 3 (4.05%) VPN
3 3 (4.05%) VoIP
4 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.70%) Wireless
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (1.35%) SAN
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) IPv4
5 1 (1.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.35%) Network Security
General
1 43 (58.11%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.24%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.46%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) BYOD
4 1 (1.35%) DTV
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Wiki
4 1 (1.35%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 67 (90.54%) Windows
2 43 (58.11%) Windows 7
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.11%) Linux
7 5 (6.76%) Mac OS X
7 5 (6.76%) Android
8 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.70%) UNIX
9 2 (2.70%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) ITIL
2 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
3 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
4 2 (2.70%) Fault Management
4 2 (2.70%) Patch Management
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.35%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.35%) Change Control
5 1 (1.35%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.35%) Server Building
5 1 (1.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.35%) Line Management
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.35%) Time Management
5 1 (1.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (28.38%) MCSE
3 19 (25.68%) MCSA
4 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 5 (6.76%) MCITP
5 3 (4.05%) MCDST
5 3 (4.05%) MCTS
6 2 (2.70%) CCNA
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) ACSP
7 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 25 (33.78%) XenApp
3 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (25.68%) Xen
5 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) vSphere
7 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.35%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.35%) DameWare
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (40.54%) Citrix
3 26 (35.14%) Cisco
4 24 (32.43%) VMware
5 19 (25.68%) Reuters
6 18 (24.32%) Wyse
6 18 (24.32%) FactSet
7 4 (5.41%) Juniper
8 3 (4.05%) Apple
8 3 (4.05%) Intel
8 3 (4.05%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.70%) Altiris
9 2 (2.70%) Mitel
9 2 (2.70%) Sophos
9 2 (2.70%) Remedy
9 2 (2.70%) Avaya
9 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.35%) Symantec
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