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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 657 671 675
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 215 184 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 177 155 178
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,851 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
London +31 113 £32,500 +8.33% 13
South East -20 53 £25,000 +4.16% 9
West Midlands -5 11 £24,000 -22.58% 2
South West -16 10 £24,000 -4.00% 3
East Midlands -5 7 £22,500 -10.00%
East of England -8 7 £22,500 -13.46% 3
North West -26 5 £23,375 -22.08%
Yorkshire -36 5 £21,250 -6.59% 5
North East +1 3 £27,500 - 1
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 353 (81.34%) Windows
2 209 (48.16%) Active Directory
3 208 (47.93%) Microsoft
4 176 (40.55%) Windows 7
5 121 (27.88%) MS Excel
6 113 (26.04%) MS Office
7 107 (24.65%) Windows XP
8 91 (20.97%) ITIL
9 88 (20.28%) Finance
10 81 (18.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 78 (17.97%) SCCM
12 72 (16.59%) VMware
13 67 (15.44%) MS Exchange
14 66 (15.21%) TCP/IP
14 66 (15.21%) Citrix
15 62 (14.29%) Blackberry
16 58 (13.36%) Windows 8
17 57 (13.13%) LAN
17 57 (13.13%) Degree
18 56 (12.90%) DNS
19 55 (12.67%) DHCP
20 51 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
21 48 (11.06%) Apple
21 48 (11.06%) Cisco
21 48 (11.06%) WAN
22 47 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
23 39 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
24 38 (8.76%) Security Cleared
24 38 (8.76%) XenApp
25 37 (8.53%) PowerShell

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 67 (15.44%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (6.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (4.84%) Lync
6 18 (4.15%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (3.00%) IBM Notes
9 10 (2.30%) IIS
10 3 (0.69%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.23%) GroupWise
Applications
1 121 (27.88%) MS Excel
2 113 (26.04%) MS Office
3 11 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (2.07%) Eikon
2 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.23%) Office 365
2 9 (2.07%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.21%) TCP/IP
2 57 (13.13%) LAN
3 56 (12.90%) DNS
4 55 (12.67%) DHCP
5 48 (11.06%) WAN
6 30 (6.91%) VPN
7 28 (6.45%) Wireless
8 21 (4.84%) Firewall
9 15 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (3.46%) Internet
10 10 (2.30%) VoIP
11 8 (1.84%) SAN
12 6 (1.38%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.38%) DSL
12 6 (1.38%) ADSL
12 6 (1.38%) FTP
13 4 (0.92%) SMTP
13 4 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.69%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.46%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.23%) MySQL
4 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.30%) MSI
General
1 88 (20.28%) Finance
2 18 (4.15%) Back Office
3 14 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 12 (2.76%) Law
5 10 (2.30%) Marketing
6 8 (1.84%) Legal
7 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.38%) Banking
9 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.92%) Front Office
11 3 (0.69%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) Military
12 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Retail
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.69%) Application Packaging
2 7 (1.61%) Software Packaging
3 5 (1.15%) Web Services
4 4 (0.92%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.46%) COM
5 2 (0.46%) .NET
6 1 (0.23%) WSH
6 1 (0.23%) HTML
6 1 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 22 (5.07%) iPhone
3 17 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (3.69%) Hedge funds
5 15 (3.46%) PDA
6 14 (3.23%) iPad
7 10 (2.30%) Smartphone
8 9 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.61%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.61%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.92%) Firmware
11 4 (0.92%) iSeries
12 3 (0.69%) Kindle
12 3 (0.69%) Handset
13 2 (0.46%) BBC
13 2 (0.46%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.46%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 353 (81.34%) Windows
2 176 (40.55%) Windows 7
3 107 (24.65%) Windows XP
4 81 (18.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (13.36%) Windows 8
6 47 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (5.53%) Mac OS X
7 24 (5.53%) Android
8 18 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (3.92%) Apple iOS
9 17 (3.92%) Linux
10 14 (3.23%) Mac OS
11 10 (2.30%) Windows 2000
12 9 (2.07%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (1.38%) UNIX
14 3 (0.69%) Solaris
15 2 (0.46%) Fedora
15 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.23%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (20.97%) ITIL
2 31 (7.14%) Migration
3 20 (4.61%) Service Delivery
4 16 (3.69%) Asset Management
5 14 (3.23%) Change Management
6 13 (3.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 11 (2.53%) Incident Management
7 11 (2.53%) Service Management
8 8 (1.84%) CRM
8 8 (1.84%) Change Control
9 7 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (1.38%) Investment Management
10 6 (1.38%) ITIL V3
11 5 (1.15%) Software Deployment
11 5 (1.15%) Time Management
11 5 (1.15%) Project Management
11 5 (1.15%) Software Engineering
11 5 (1.15%) Security Management
12 4 (0.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.53%) PowerShell
2 28 (6.45%) VB
2 28 (6.45%) SQL
3 14 (3.23%) VBScript
4 8 (1.84%) C#
4 8 (1.84%) Java
5 5 (1.15%) Python
5 5 (1.15%) PHP
6 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.23%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (13.13%) Degree
2 51 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (8.76%) Security Cleared
4 33 (7.60%) SC Cleared
5 29 (6.68%) MCSE
6 19 (4.38%) MCP
7 17 (3.92%) MCSA
8 13 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.76%) MCTS
10 10 (2.30%) MCITP
11 8 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.61%) HND
12 7 (1.61%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.61%) CCNA
12 7 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.15%) MCDST
14 4 (0.92%) HNC
15 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.53%) SLA
2 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 209 (48.16%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.76%) XenApp
4 22 (5.07%) XenDesktop
5 21 (4.84%) vSphere
6 13 (3.00%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.69%) XenServer
8 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 78 (17.97%) SCCM
2 32 (7.37%) WSUS
3 16 (3.69%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.92%) SCOM
7 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.46%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.46%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.46%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.46%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.23%) OpenView
9 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 208 (47.93%) Microsoft
2 72 (16.59%) VMware
3 66 (15.21%) Citrix
4 48 (11.06%) Apple
4 48 (11.06%) Cisco
5 33 (7.60%) HP
6 22 (5.07%) Dell
6 22 (5.07%) Bloomberg
7 21 (4.84%) Symantec
8 17 (3.92%) LANDesk
9 15 (3.46%) Reuters
10 14 (3.23%) Altiris
11 13 (3.00%) Lotus
11 13 (3.00%) Juniper
12 12 (2.76%) Remedy
13 11 (2.53%) AppSense
13 11 (2.53%) Autodesk
14 10 (2.30%) SAP
15 9 (2.07%) Google
16 7 (1.61%) Polycom
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