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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 238 256 235
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 26 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.091% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.095% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 11
Average salary £26,000 £22,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £29,100 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
6918 7397 6795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.26% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 6084 5823
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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
Hertfordshire -1 11 £29,000 -10.76%
Bedfordshire +17 8 £25,500 +15.90%
Norfolk - 5 £25,000 - 2
Essex -7 2 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 16 (40.00%) SCCM
5 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (32.50%) VPN
7 12 (30.00%) VMware
7 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (22.50%) ITIL
9 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 8 (20.00%) LAN
10 8 (20.00%) WAN
11 7 (17.50%) DHCP
11 7 (17.50%) MS Office
11 7 (17.50%) Office 365
12 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
12 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (15.00%) MCP
12 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (15.00%) DNS
12 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (15.00%) Symantec
13 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.50%) SQL
13 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
13 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) VPN
2 8 (20.00%) LAN
2 8 (20.00%) WAN
2 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.50%) DHCP
4 6 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) Wireless
6 2 (5.00%) IPsec
7 1 (2.50%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) DSL
7 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) CMDB
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.00%) Linux
6 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (7.50%) Android
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
1 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) ITSM
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL V2
5 1 (2.50%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
1 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) MCP
3 4 (10.00%) MCSA
3 4 (10.00%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) MCITP
4 3 (7.50%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) ACSP
5 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Symantec
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Apple
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 2 (5.00%) AppSense
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
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