The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 598 595 705
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +110
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 290 363 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 270 338 212
Median salary £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,750 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +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
86072 98291 103044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72520 82716 84192
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 139 £32,000 -1.53% 9
South East +35 81 £27,500 +1.85% 4
South West +12 22 £27,000 +0.93% 3
East Midlands +28 16 £19,000 -15.55% 2
East of England -13 15 £25,500 -7.27% 2
Yorkshire +28 8 £33,500 +11.66%
West Midlands -26 7 £26,000 +4.00%
North East - 2 £37,000 - 2
North West -6 1 £25,500 +11.84% 3
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 487 (80.50%) Windows
2 380 (62.81%) Active Directory
3 339 (56.03%) Microsoft
4 251 (41.49%) Windows 7
5 214 (35.37%) MS Office
6 148 (24.46%) MS Excel
7 144 (23.80%) ITIL
8 138 (22.81%) Citrix
9 132 (21.82%) MS Exchange
10 130 (21.49%) Windows 8
11 125 (20.66%) Windows 10
12 122 (20.17%) SCCM
13 120 (19.83%) Finance
14 119 (19.67%) Windows Server
15 113 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 101 (16.69%) LAN
17 99 (16.36%) Office 365
18 92 (15.21%) Apple
19 91 (15.04%) VMware
20 89 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
21 83 (13.72%) Mac OS X
22 82 (13.55%) TCP/IP
22 82 (13.55%) Windows Server 2012
23 78 (12.89%) WAN
24 73 (12.07%) Driving Licence
25 70 (11.57%) Blackberry
26 63 (10.41%) Windows XP
27 62 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2010
28 60 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
28 60 (9.92%) DNS

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 132 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 62 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (8.26%) Skype for Business
4 36 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (2.64%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.99%) GroupWise
10 3 (0.50%) Apache
10 3 (0.50%) IIS
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 214 (35.37%) MS Office
2 148 (24.46%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.31%) Eikon
2 5 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 99 (16.36%) Office 365
2 15 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.66%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.50%) Yammer
6 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (16.69%) LAN
2 82 (13.55%) TCP/IP
3 78 (12.89%) WAN
4 60 (9.92%) DNS
5 56 (9.26%) DHCP
6 44 (7.27%) VoIP
7 41 (6.78%) VPN
8 39 (6.45%) Skype
9 30 (4.96%) Firewall
10 25 (4.13%) Internet
10 25 (4.13%) Wireless
11 21 (3.47%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (2.64%) SAN
12 16 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (2.15%) IP Telephony
14 11 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (1.32%) ADSL
16 7 (1.16%) NAS
16 7 (1.16%) WLAN
17 6 (0.99%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.50%) MySQL
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.66%) JIRA
1 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (19.83%) Finance
2 27 (4.46%) Banking
3 22 (3.64%) Marketing
4 17 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.48%) Advertising
5 15 (2.48%) Games
5 15 (2.48%) Retail
6 12 (1.98%) Back Office
6 12 (1.98%) Legal
7 11 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.99%) Electronics
8 6 (0.99%) Law
9 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.50%) Publishing
10 2 (0.33%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.47%) Software Packaging
2 5 (0.83%) .NET
3 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.66%) WPF
4 3 (0.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.50%) React
4 3 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (0.50%) XMPP
4 3 (0.50%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.33%) HTML
5 2 (0.33%) ODBC
5 2 (0.33%) Web Services
6 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.17%) REST
6 1 (0.17%) SOAP
6 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.07%) Driving Licence
2 70 (11.57%) Blackberry
3 46 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (5.95%) Fat Client
4 36 (5.95%) Thin Client
5 35 (5.79%) iPhone
6 31 (5.12%) Video Conferencing
7 25 (4.13%) Hedge funds
8 17 (2.81%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.15%) iPad
10 12 (1.98%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.32%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.16%) HP StoreVirtual
13 6 (0.99%) Social Media
14 5 (0.83%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.66%) User Experience
16 3 (0.50%) EPoS
16 3 (0.50%) NHS
16 3 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 487 (80.50%) Windows
2 251 (41.49%) Windows 7
3 130 (21.49%) Windows 8
4 125 (20.66%) Windows 10
5 119 (19.67%) Windows Server
6 113 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (13.72%) Mac OS X
8 82 (13.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 63 (10.41%) Windows XP
10 53 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 50 (8.26%) Android
12 35 (5.79%) Apple iOS
12 35 (5.79%) Linux
13 22 (3.64%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.98%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.66%) Unix
16 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.17%) CentOS
18 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (23.80%) ITIL
2 33 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
3 30 (4.96%) Software Distribution
4 26 (4.30%) Mentoring
4 26 (4.30%) Service Management
5 20 (3.31%) Application Virtualisation
5 20 (3.31%) Service Delivery
6 18 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (2.81%) Compatibility Testing
8 16 (2.64%) Asset Management
9 13 (2.15%) Change Management
10 12 (1.98%) Migration
10 12 (1.98%) Problem Management
11 11 (1.82%) Investment Management
11 11 (1.82%) Project Management
12 10 (1.65%) Line Management
12 10 (1.65%) Software Engineering
13 9 (1.49%) ITSM
13 9 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (1.32%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (9.59%) PowerShell
2 23 (3.80%) C
3 6 (0.99%) SQL
4 5 (0.83%) C#
4 5 (0.83%) Java
5 4 (0.66%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.50%) C++
6 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.50%) VB
7 1 (0.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.17%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.17%) KiXtart
7 1 (0.17%) PHP
7 1 (0.17%) VBScript
7 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 89 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (8.10%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.46%) MCP
5 24 (3.97%) Degree
6 23 (3.80%) MCSA
7 22 (3.64%) MCITP
8 19 (3.14%) CCNA
8 19 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (2.98%) MCSE
10 16 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.16%) MCTS
12 5 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.83%) MCDST
13 3 (0.50%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.50%) MOS
13 3 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.33%) Dell Certification
14 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.76%) SLA
2 7 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 380 (62.81%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 31 (5.12%) XenApp
5 26 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (3.31%) XenDesktop
7 14 (2.31%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (1.16%) vSphere
11 4 (0.66%) Xen
12 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.33%) XenServer
14 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 122 (20.17%) SCCM
2 18 (2.98%) WSUS
3 11 (1.82%) SCOM
4 7 (1.16%) AirWatch
5 6 (0.99%) Casper Suite
5 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.83%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.83%) DameWare
6 5 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.50%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.50%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.17%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 339 (56.03%) Microsoft
2 138 (22.81%) Citrix
3 92 (15.21%) Apple
4 91 (15.04%) VMware
5 56 (9.26%) Cisco
6 48 (7.93%) Bloomberg
7 47 (7.77%) HP
8 37 (6.12%) Reuters
9 31 (5.12%) Polycom
10 25 (4.13%) Intel
11 21 (3.47%) Wyse
12 20 (3.31%) Dell
13 16 (2.64%) Fidessa
14 12 (1.98%) Mitel
15 11 (1.82%) Avaya
16 9 (1.49%) Intel Security
16 9 (1.49%) Symantec
17 8 (1.32%) Remedy
17 8 (1.32%) ServiceNow
18 7 (1.16%) Sophos
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