The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 223 259 246
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 29 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 13
Average salary £26,500 £23,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.97% -10.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £27,500 £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
Desktop Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7044 7641 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.82% 95.82% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5895 6366 6193
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 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
Bedfordshire +19 12 £25,500 +15.90%
Hertfordshire +2 11 £27,500 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £25,000 -
Essex -3 1 - - 1
Suffolk -3 1 £27,000 +12.50%
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Windows 7
3 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
5 16 (36.36%) SCCM
6 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 12 (27.27%) VPN
7 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL
10 9 (20.45%) MS Office
10 9 (20.45%) VMware
11 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (18.18%) LAN
11 8 (18.18%) WAN
12 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.91%) MCP
12 7 (15.91%) Symantec
12 7 (15.91%) Office 365
13 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
13 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
13 6 (13.64%) DNS
14 5 (11.36%) DHCP
14 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
14 5 (11.36%) MCSA
14 5 (11.36%) SQL
14 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) VPN
2 8 (18.18%) LAN
2 8 (18.18%) WAN
2 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) DHCP
5 4 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (4.55%) IPsec
7 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.27%) FTP
7 1 (2.27%) SSL
7 1 (2.27%) MPLS
7 1 (2.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Windows 7
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.82%) Android
7 3 (6.82%) Linux
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.27%) UNIX
9 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
4 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.55%) Server Building
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL V2
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.27%) Change Management
6 1 (2.27%) ITSM
6 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.27%) Time Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.91%) MCP
3 5 (11.36%) MCSA
4 4 (9.09%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) MCITP
5 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
5 3 (6.82%) MCSE
6 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (4.55%) ACSP
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Symantec
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Remedy
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Modern Networks
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago