The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 97 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1429 1161 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.03% 95.87% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 953 734 756
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,949
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Engineer
Scotland

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Desktop Engineer
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware