The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 635 702 687
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 241 217 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 213 194 145
Average salary £26,500 £29,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.00%
Desktop Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in England

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
London +65 112 £30,000 -7.69% 13
South East +37 72 £26,000 -10.34% 8
West Midlands +10 15 £26,250 +3.57%
East of England +26 14 £25,500 -7.27% 2
South West -29 10 £21,000 -16.00% 4
North West +22 9 £25,750 +41.09%
Yorkshire +12 7 £23,500 -44.70% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £22,500 -25.61% 1
North East -10 2 £28,000 +16.66%
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 449 (84.88%) Windows
2 312 (58.98%) Microsoft
3 299 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 295 (55.77%) Windows 7
5 228 (43.10%) MS Office
6 198 (37.43%) MS Excel
7 163 (30.81%) ITIL
8 152 (28.73%) Citrix
9 124 (23.44%) Blackberry
9 124 (23.44%) Finance
10 117 (22.12%) SCCM
11 115 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 108 (20.42%) MS Exchange
13 103 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 95 (17.96%) Windows 8
15 92 (17.39%) VMware
16 89 (16.82%) Windows XP
17 85 (16.07%) XenApp
18 79 (14.93%) TCP/IP
19 73 (13.80%) DNS
20 68 (12.85%) MCSE
20 68 (12.85%) Cisco
21 65 (12.29%) MCP
22 64 (12.10%) Apple
23 62 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
24 61 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
25 56 (10.59%) DHCP
26 53 (10.02%) LAN
26 53 (10.02%) Windows Server 2003
26 53 (10.02%) HP

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 108 (20.42%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 44 (8.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 19 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (3.40%) Lync
7 17 (3.21%) IBM Notes
8 13 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.13%) IIS
11 5 (0.95%) Apache
12 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.57%) nginx
14 2 (0.38%) LiveLink
14 2 (0.38%) Drupal
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.38%) Confluence
15 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 228 (43.10%) MS Office
2 198 (37.43%) MS Excel
3 22 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.57%) SketchUp
6 3 (0.57%) Revit
6 3 (0.57%) MS Project
6 3 (0.57%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.75%) Office 365
2 9 (1.70%) Google Apps
3 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (14.93%) TCP/IP
2 73 (13.80%) DNS
3 56 (10.59%) DHCP
4 53 (10.02%) LAN
5 48 (9.07%) WAN
6 36 (6.81%) VPN
7 31 (5.86%) Firewall
8 26 (4.91%) VoIP
8 26 (4.91%) Wireless
9 12 (2.27%) Internet
10 10 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (1.32%) VLAN
12 6 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.13%) IP Telephony
13 5 (0.95%) Network Security
14 4 (0.76%) SMS
14 4 (0.76%) ADSL
14 4 (0.76%) NetScaler
15 3 (0.57%) PSTN
15 3 (0.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 124 (23.44%) Finance
2 24 (4.54%) Banking
3 21 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.46%) Games
5 12 (2.27%) Marketing
6 9 (1.70%) Law
7 8 (1.51%) Mandarin Language
8 7 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.32%) Back Office
9 6 (1.13%) Advertising
10 5 (0.95%) Publishing
11 4 (0.76%) Legal
11 4 (0.76%) French Language
12 3 (0.57%) Retail
12 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.57%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.46%) Software Packaging
2 12 (2.27%) Application Packaging
3 10 (1.89%) WPF
4 7 (1.32%) .NET
5 6 (1.13%) WinForms
6 5 (0.95%) COM
7 4 (0.76%) Web Services
7 4 (0.76%) WCF
7 4 (0.76%) RESTful
7 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.57%) HTML
8 3 (0.57%) WSH
9 1 (0.19%) REST
9 1 (0.19%) JSON
9 1 (0.19%) XML
9 1 (0.19%) CSS
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 124 (23.44%) Blackberry
2 61 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.43%) Video Conferencing
4 32 (6.05%) iPhone
5 23 (4.35%) Fat Client
5 23 (4.35%) Thin Client
6 20 (3.78%) Hedge funds
7 18 (3.40%) iPad
8 17 (3.21%) Replication
9 13 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.89%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.13%) Smartcard
12 6 (1.13%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.76%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
14 4 (0.76%) BYOD
15 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 449 (84.88%) Windows
2 295 (55.77%) Windows 7
3 103 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 95 (17.96%) Windows 8
5 89 (16.82%) Windows XP
6 53 (10.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (9.26%) Mac OS X
9 30 (5.67%) Android
10 27 (5.10%) Apple iOS
11 24 (4.54%) Windows Vista
12 23 (4.35%) Linux
13 12 (2.27%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (1.32%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.13%) UNIX
17 4 (0.76%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.57%) Solaris
19 2 (0.38%) Debian
19 2 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (30.81%) ITIL
2 45 (8.51%) Service Delivery
3 39 (7.37%) Asset Management
4 19 (3.59%) Project Planning
4 19 (3.59%) Service Management
5 18 (3.40%) Project Management
6 16 (3.02%) Software Deployment
7 14 (2.65%) Incident Management
7 14 (2.65%) Patch Management
8 13 (2.46%) Data Protection
9 12 (2.27%) Mentoring
10 11 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (2.08%) Configuration Management
11 10 (1.89%) Software Engineering
11 10 (1.89%) Problem Management
12 9 (1.70%) Line Management
12 9 (1.70%) ITSM
13 8 (1.51%) Logistics
13 8 (1.51%) Time Management
13 8 (1.51%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.62%) PowerShell
2 32 (6.05%) SQL
3 10 (1.89%) C
3 10 (1.89%) C#
4 9 (1.70%) VB
5 7 (1.32%) VBScript
6 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.38%) Perl
7 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.19%) Java
8 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 115 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (12.85%) MCSE
3 65 (12.29%) MCP
4 41 (7.75%) MCSA
5 34 (6.43%) MCITP
6 30 (5.67%) A+ Certification
7 29 (5.48%) Degree
8 22 (4.16%) MCDST
9 18 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (3.02%) MCTS
11 15 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (2.65%) CCNA
13 9 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.32%) Security Cleared
15 4 (0.76%) CCNP
15 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.76%) ACSP
16 3 (0.57%) CCA
16 3 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
17 2 (0.38%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 299 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 85 (16.07%) XenApp
3 62 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (9.07%) XenDesktop
5 40 (7.56%) Hyper-V
6 27 (5.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 19 (3.59%) Xen
8 16 (3.02%) vSphere
9 11 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.95%) XenServer
11 5 (0.95%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.57%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.19%) Firmware
13 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 117 (22.12%) SCCM
2 13 (2.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 13 (2.46%) WSUS
3 8 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.32%) DameWare
5 5 (0.95%) EdgeSight
6 4 (0.76%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.76%) Casper Suite
7 3 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.38%) Nagios
8 2 (0.38%) SCOM
8 2 (0.38%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.19%) Puppet
9 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 312 (58.98%) Microsoft
2 152 (28.73%) Citrix
3 92 (17.39%) VMware
4 68 (12.85%) Cisco
5 64 (12.10%) Apple
6 53 (10.02%) HP
7 33 (6.24%) ServiceNow
8 30 (5.67%) Dell
9 25 (4.73%) Wyse
9 25 (4.73%) Avaya
10 24 (4.54%) Reuters
11 22 (4.16%) Symantec
12 19 (3.59%) McAfee
13 18 (3.40%) FactSet
14 17 (3.21%) Lotus
15 15 (2.84%) Adobe
16 13 (2.46%) Polycom
17 11 (2.08%) Remedy
17 11 (2.08%) AppSense
18 10 (1.89%) Juniper
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