The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 631 680 717
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 272 177 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 225 138 169
Average salary £28,500 £26,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.54% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,950 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104811 98073 111210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.73% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 85812 82508 96017
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Desktop Engineer
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
London +13 124 £32,500 +18.18% 8
South East +5 69 £28,000 +4.67% 7
South West +8 27 £22,950 +4.31% 2
North West +14 14 £25,750 +3.00%
Yorkshire -34 9 £42,500 +88.88%
West Midlands +15 8 £24,000 -11.11% 1
North East -1 8 £24,000 +14.28%
East of England -27 7 £27,000 +20.00%
East Midlands -8 6 £27,500 +3.77% 1
Desktop Engineer
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Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 430 (87.58%) Windows
2 285 (58.04%) Microsoft
3 278 (56.62%) Active Directory
4 243 (49.49%) Windows 7
5 166 (33.81%) MS Excel
6 150 (30.55%) Windows XP
7 144 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 139 (28.31%) MS Office
9 124 (25.25%) ITIL
10 123 (25.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 112 (22.81%) SCCM
12 108 (22.00%) MS Exchange
13 99 (20.16%) Finance
14 97 (19.76%) VMware
14 97 (19.76%) Windows 8
15 86 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
16 84 (17.11%) Blackberry
17 79 (16.09%) Citrix
18 78 (15.89%) DNS
19 74 (15.07%) DHCP
20 72 (14.66%) LAN
21 68 (13.85%) TCP/IP
22 65 (13.24%) WAN
22 65 (13.24%) MCSE
22 65 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 60 (12.22%) VPN
24 50 (10.18%) MCSA
24 50 (10.18%) MCP
25 48 (9.78%) Cisco
25 48 (9.78%) PowerShell

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 108 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 47 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 32 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (4.48%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.83%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.63%) IIS
9 6 (1.22%) Lync
10 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.20%) Confluence
11 1 (0.20%) Gentran
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.20%) GroupWise
Applications
1 166 (33.81%) MS Excel
2 139 (28.31%) MS Office
3 7 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.44%) Eikon
2 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Line 50
4 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.07%) Office 365
2 5 (1.02%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (15.89%) DNS
2 74 (15.07%) DHCP
3 72 (14.66%) LAN
4 68 (13.85%) TCP/IP
5 65 (13.24%) WAN
6 60 (12.22%) VPN
7 40 (8.15%) Firewall
8 20 (4.07%) VoIP
9 14 (2.85%) Wireless
10 12 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (2.24%) SAN
12 7 (1.43%) IP Telephony
12 7 (1.43%) ADSL
13 6 (1.22%) Internet
14 5 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.02%) LDAP
14 5 (1.02%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.81%) DSL
15 4 (0.81%) SMS
15 4 (0.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) MSI
2 3 (0.61%) FrontPage
3 2 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 99 (20.16%) Finance
2 21 (4.28%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.87%) Law
4 15 (3.05%) Back Office
5 13 (2.65%) Banking
6 11 (2.24%) Legal
6 11 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.63%) Marketing
8 6 (1.22%) Retail
9 4 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.65%) Web Services
2 10 (2.04%) Software Packaging
3 9 (1.83%) Application Packaging
3 9 (1.83%) .NET
4 7 (1.43%) Rendezvous
5 3 (0.61%) HTML
6 2 (0.41%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.41%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 84 (17.11%) Blackberry
2 22 (4.48%) Hedge funds
3 18 (3.67%) iPhone
4 16 (3.26%) Thin Client
4 16 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.26%) Fat Client
5 15 (3.05%) iPad
6 13 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.83%) Handset
10 8 (1.63%) Clustering
10 8 (1.63%) Biotechnology
11 7 (1.43%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.22%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.02%) Firmware
14 3 (0.61%) Robotics
14 3 (0.61%) PDA
15 2 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 430 (87.58%) Windows
2 243 (49.49%) Windows 7
3 150 (30.55%) Windows XP
4 144 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (19.76%) Windows 8
6 86 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (8.96%) Mac OS X
8 19 (3.87%) Windows 2000
8 19 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (3.67%) Windows Vista
10 10 (2.04%) UNIX
10 10 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.63%) Linux
11 8 (1.63%) Android
12 5 (1.02%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.61%) Solaris
15 2 (0.41%) Fedora
16 1 (0.20%) SUSE
16 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (25.25%) ITIL
2 37 (7.54%) Migration
3 21 (4.28%) Incident Management
4 17 (3.46%) Service Management
4 17 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (3.05%) Service Delivery
6 14 (2.85%) Asset Management
6 14 (2.85%) Software Deployment
7 11 (2.24%) Change Management
8 10 (2.04%) ITIL V2
9 9 (1.83%) CRM
10 8 (1.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (1.43%) Change Control
11 7 (1.43%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (1.43%) Project Management
12 6 (1.22%) Financial Modelling
12 6 (1.22%) Time Management
12 6 (1.22%) Problem Management
13 5 (1.02%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (1.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.78%) PowerShell
2 21 (4.28%) VB
3 14 (2.85%) SQL
3 14 (2.85%) C#
4 7 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.81%) VBScript
6 3 (0.61%) C
7 2 (0.41%) VB6
8 1 (0.20%) Java
8 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 123 (25.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (13.24%) MCSE
3 50 (10.18%) MCSA
3 50 (10.18%) MCP
4 48 (9.78%) Degree
5 29 (5.91%) Security Cleared
6 27 (5.50%) SC Cleared
6 27 (5.50%) MCTS
7 25 (5.09%) MCITP
8 15 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.05%) CCNA
8 15 (3.05%) MCDST
9 9 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.22%) HND
10 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.41%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.41%) HNC
14 1 (0.20%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.54%) SLA
2 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 278 (56.62%) Active Directory
2 65 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.30%) XenApp
4 21 (4.28%) XenDesktop
4 21 (4.28%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (3.05%) vSphere
7 7 (1.43%) XenServer
8 5 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.02%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.61%) Xen
9 3 (0.61%) vCloud
10 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.20%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 112 (22.81%) SCCM
2 33 (6.72%) WSUS
3 14 (2.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.22%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 5 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.41%) OpenView
8 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.41%) SCOM
9 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.20%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.20%) SCSM
9 1 (0.20%) WMI
9 1 (0.20%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 285 (58.04%) Microsoft
2 97 (19.76%) VMware
3 79 (16.09%) Citrix
4 48 (9.78%) Cisco
5 45 (9.16%) HP
6 29 (5.91%) Bloomberg
7 26 (5.30%) Apple
8 24 (4.89%) LANDesk
9 22 (4.48%) Reuters
10 20 (4.07%) Symantec
11 18 (3.67%) Dell
12 15 (3.05%) Avaya
13 10 (2.04%) CQG
13 10 (2.04%) McAfee
14 9 (1.83%) Lotus
15 7 (1.43%) Polycom
15 7 (1.43%) Altiris
15 7 (1.43%) Toshiba
16 6 (1.22%) Veritas
17 5 (1.02%) AppSense
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Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Salary is negotiable depending on ex
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum Plus excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum Dependent on Expereince
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
The Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery
Salary: From £23,000 to £32,000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £14.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago