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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 247 232 253
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 21 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 25
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,700 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
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
7451 6737 8950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 95.71% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6058 5692 7631
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
Essex -2 8 £24,573 +36.51%
Hertfordshire -8 7 £26,000 +8.33%
Bedfordshire - 5 £23,000 -
Suffolk +5 1 £24,000 -9.43%
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 16 (57.14%) Windows
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
5 8 (28.57%) VMware
6 5 (17.86%) LAN
6 5 (17.86%) MS Office
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (14.29%) Office 365
7 4 (14.29%) SLA
7 4 (14.29%) VoIP
7 4 (14.29%) WAN
7 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Citrix
8 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
9 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 2 (7.14%) Multimedia
9 2 (7.14%) MCTS
9 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.14%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) VoIP
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.14%) ITSM
3 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) MCP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Remedy
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Veeam
5 1 (3.57%) HP