The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 96 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.073% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.077% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £29,500 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Desktop Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1289 1298 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.95% 95.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 849 830 759
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Spiceworks
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ZENworks
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Websense
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Spiceworks