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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 599 609 698
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 286 267 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 251 205 141
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +59 176 £32,000 - 18
South East -7 53 £27,500 +14.58% 4
East of England +16 13 £25,000 -7.40% 3
East Midlands +16 13 £25,000 +4.16%
North West +5 12 £19,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -15 9 £24,250 +1.04% 3
Yorkshire -10 5 £25,000 -41.17% 1
South West -30 5 £21,750 -5.22% 2
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 464 (85.93%) Windows
2 311 (57.59%) Active Directory
3 296 (54.81%) Microsoft
4 287 (53.15%) Windows 7
5 227 (42.04%) MS Office
6 180 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 155 (28.70%) ITIL
8 136 (25.19%) Citrix
9 129 (23.89%) Finance
10 121 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 116 (21.48%) MS Exchange
12 114 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 107 (19.81%) Blackberry
14 97 (17.96%) VMware
15 96 (17.78%) SCCM
16 95 (17.59%) Windows XP
17 91 (16.85%) Windows 8
18 88 (16.30%) Cisco
19 75 (13.89%) TCP/IP
20 72 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
21 66 (12.22%) LAN
22 65 (12.04%) MCSE
22 65 (12.04%) Apple
22 65 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
22 65 (12.04%) XenApp
23 62 (11.48%) DNS
24 61 (11.30%) SLA
25 60 (11.11%) MCP
26 56 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2010
27 50 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 116 (21.48%) MS Exchange
2 56 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 35 (6.48%) SharePoint
5 25 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.78%) Lync
7 15 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.22%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.11%) IIS
10 5 (0.93%) Apache
11 3 (0.56%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.56%) nginx
11 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.37%) Drupal
13 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 227 (42.04%) MS Office
2 180 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) Revit
4 2 (0.37%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.37%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.89%) Office 365
2 15 (2.78%) Google Apps
3 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 66 (12.22%) LAN
3 62 (11.48%) DNS
4 47 (8.70%) WAN
5 45 (8.33%) VPN
6 40 (7.41%) DHCP
7 33 (6.11%) Firewall
8 27 (5.00%) Wireless
9 18 (3.33%) VoIP
10 15 (2.78%) Internet
11 13 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (1.85%) 3G
13 9 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (1.48%) IP Telephony
15 6 (1.11%) SMTP
15 6 (1.11%) ADSL
15 6 (1.11%) VLAN
16 5 (0.93%) Network Security
17 4 (0.74%) PBX
17 4 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.93%) MySQL
3 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.56%) MSI
2 3 (0.56%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 129 (23.89%) Finance
2 27 (5.00%) Banking
3 25 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.41%) Electronics
5 12 (2.22%) Games
6 10 (1.85%) Law
7 9 (1.67%) Military
7 9 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.30%) Marketing
8 7 (1.30%) Retail
9 6 (1.11%) Back Office
10 5 (0.93%) Advertising
10 5 (0.93%) Publishing
11 4 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
12 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.37%) French Language
13 2 (0.37%) Legal
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
14 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.04%) Application Packaging
2 10 (1.85%) Software Packaging
3 5 (0.93%) HTML
3 5 (0.93%) COM
4 2 (0.37%) XML
4 2 (0.37%) .NET
4 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.37%) REST
4 2 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.19%) WSH
5 1 (0.19%) LAMP
5 1 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 107 (19.81%) Blackberry
2 38 (7.04%) iPhone
3 35 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.93%) Video Conferencing
5 25 (4.63%) Thin Client
5 25 (4.63%) Fat Client
6 20 (3.70%) iPad
6 20 (3.70%) Hedge funds
7 19 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.33%) Replication
9 10 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.48%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.11%) CMDB
11 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.74%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.56%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.37%) Equities
14 2 (0.37%) DTV
14 2 (0.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 464 (85.93%) Windows
2 287 (53.15%) Windows 7
3 114 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 95 (17.59%) Windows XP
5 91 (16.85%) Windows 8
6 72 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (9.07%) Mac OS X
8 48 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (5.19%) Android
10 26 (4.81%) Linux
11 25 (4.63%) Apple iOS
12 19 (3.52%) Windows Vista
13 18 (3.33%) Windows 2000
14 13 (2.41%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.85%) UNIX
16 8 (1.48%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.93%) AIX
17 5 (0.93%) Solaris
18 2 (0.37%) Debian
18 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (28.70%) ITIL
2 43 (7.96%) Asset Management
3 40 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 15 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 14 (2.59%) Service Management
6 12 (2.22%) Software Deployment
7 11 (2.04%) Configuration Management
8 10 (1.85%) Line Management
8 10 (1.85%) Mentoring
9 9 (1.67%) ITSM
10 8 (1.48%) Logistics
10 8 (1.48%) Data Protection
11 7 (1.30%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (1.30%) Problem Management
11 7 (1.30%) CRM
11 7 (1.30%) E-Commerce
12 6 (1.11%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (1.11%) Migration
12 6 (1.11%) Project Planning
13 5 (0.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.11%) PowerShell
2 30 (5.56%) SQL
3 8 (1.48%) VB
4 6 (1.11%) C
5 3 (0.56%) VBScript
5 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.37%) Ruby
6 2 (0.37%) Perl
7 1 (0.19%) PHP
7 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 121 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (12.04%) MCSE
3 60 (11.11%) MCP
4 39 (7.22%) MCSA
5 37 (6.85%) MCITP
6 31 (5.74%) Degree
7 25 (4.63%) MCDST
7 25 (4.63%) MCTS
8 18 (3.33%) A+ Certification
9 15 (2.78%) Security Cleared
10 14 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (2.41%) SC Cleared
12 12 (2.22%) CCNA
13 11 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.56%) ACSP
16 2 (0.37%) Avaya Certification
16 2 (0.37%) MOS
16 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (11.30%) SLA
2 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 311 (57.59%) Active Directory
2 65 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (12.04%) XenApp
3 37 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.37%) XenDesktop
5 19 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (3.52%) Xen
6 17 (3.15%) vSphere
7 8 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.74%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.56%) XenServer
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 96 (17.78%) SCCM
2 17 (3.15%) WSUS
3 12 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.30%) DameWare
6 6 (1.11%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.74%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.74%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.37%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) SCOM
9 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.19%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.19%) Puppet
9 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 296 (54.81%) Microsoft
2 136 (25.19%) Citrix
3 97 (17.96%) VMware
4 88 (16.30%) Cisco
5 65 (12.04%) Apple
6 43 (7.96%) HP
7 42 (7.78%) Avaya
8 33 (6.11%) Dell
9 28 (5.19%) ServiceNow
10 25 (4.63%) Wyse
10 25 (4.63%) McAfee
11 24 (4.44%) Symantec
12 22 (4.07%) Reuters
13 18 (3.33%) FactSet
14 14 (2.59%) AppSense
15 13 (2.41%) Remedy
16 12 (2.22%) Mitel
16 12 (2.22%) Altiris
16 12 (2.22%) Lotus
16 12 (2.22%) Juniper
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Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £130 - £182 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Posted: 15 days ago
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