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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 229 271 293
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 30 47 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.47% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 23
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,400 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
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
6363 9927 9741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.01% 95.42% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5733 8625 8309
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 61 (92.42%) Windows
2 45 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 44 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
5 40 (60.61%) Finance
6 32 (48.48%) MS Office
7 27 (40.91%) Windows 8
8 24 (36.36%) MS Excel
9 19 (28.79%) ITIL
10 16 (24.24%) Degree
11 15 (22.73%) Citrix
12 14 (21.21%) Blackberry
13 13 (19.70%) SCCM
13 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
14 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
16 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
16 10 (15.15%) Skype for Business
17 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (13.64%) Android
17 9 (13.64%) Asset Management
17 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
17 9 (13.64%) DNS
17 9 (13.64%) Mac OS X
18 8 (12.12%) SLA
18 8 (12.12%) MCSA
18 8 (12.12%) Google
18 8 (12.12%) VMware
18 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) Skype for Business
3 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) IIS
7 1 (1.52%) Apache
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (48.48%) MS Office
2 24 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.03%) Eikon
2 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) DNS
1 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.61%) Internet
3 5 (7.58%) DHCP
3 5 (7.58%) LAN
4 4 (6.06%) Firewall
4 4 (6.06%) SAN
5 3 (4.55%) VPN
5 3 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.03%) NAS
6 2 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.03%) VLAN
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.52%) Network Security
7 1 (1.52%) WebEx
7 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) AdminStudio
1 3 (4.55%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (60.61%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Law
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.03%) Games
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Front Office
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.61%) Driving Licence
3 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.06%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.03%) iPad
5 2 (3.03%) iPhone
5 2 (3.03%) Online Games
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Equities
6 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.52%) PDA
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (92.42%) Windows
2 44 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 27 (40.91%) Windows 8
4 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
5 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
5 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (13.64%) Android
6 9 (13.64%) Mac OS X
6 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.06%) Linux
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.06%) Patch Management
5 3 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.03%) Change Management
6 2 (3.03%) CRM
6 2 (3.03%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (1.52%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.52%) ITSM
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) C
1 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.55%) VB
3 2 (3.03%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.12%) MCSA
4 6 (9.09%) MCSE
5 3 (4.55%) MCDST
6 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.03%) CCNA
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.03%) MCP
6 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.52%) CCA
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
4 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.52%) UAG
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Citrix
3 8 (12.12%) Google
3 8 (12.12%) VMware
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) Bloomberg
5 4 (6.06%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Reuters
6 3 (4.55%) Apple
6 3 (4.55%) Avaya
6 3 (4.55%) Symantec
7 2 (3.03%) Dell
7 2 (3.03%) FactSet
7 2 (3.03%) Remedy
8 1 (1.52%) Adobe
8 1 (1.52%) BMC
8 1 (1.52%) CA
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Lotus
8 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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