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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
UK / England
Rank 574 659 590
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 255 261 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 234 239 294
Median salary £26,000 £27,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%

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
75025 89999 94835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62757 76295 79421
Median salary £47,500 £45,790 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +37 115 £35,000 +20.68% 6
South East +75 61 £25,000 -5.66% 2
South West +36 27 £25,000 - 4
North West +3 22 £19,250 -31.25% 2
East of England +13 14 £25,750 +19.76% 2
West Midlands +6 7 £25,000 +2.04% 1
East Midlands +5 6 £19,000 -37.75% 1
Yorkshire +24 3 £28,000 +16.66%
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 452 (82.78%) Windows
2 330 (60.44%) Active Directory
3 280 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 235 (43.04%) MS Office
5 208 (38.10%) Windows 7
6 147 (26.92%) MS Excel
7 126 (23.08%) Office 365
8 112 (20.51%) Windows 10
9 109 (19.96%) Windows 8
9 109 (19.96%) ITIL
10 108 (19.78%) MS Exchange
11 104 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 102 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 101 (18.50%) Finance
14 93 (17.03%) Citrix
14 93 (17.03%) Windows Server
15 92 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 86 (15.75%) SCCM
17 83 (15.20%) LAN
18 82 (15.02%) Apple
19 81 (14.84%) TCP/IP
19 81 (14.84%) VMware
20 73 (13.37%) WAN
21 71 (13.00%) Mac OS X
22 68 (12.45%) PowerShell
23 67 (12.27%) Firewall
24 62 (11.36%) Thin Client
24 62 (11.36%) Fat Client
25 59 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
25 59 (10.81%) Security Cleared

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
1 108 (19.78%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (4.58%) Skype for Business
4 20 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.93%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.73%) IIS
10 3 (0.55%) Apache
10 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 235 (43.04%) MS Office
2 147 (26.92%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.92%) Eikon
3 2 (0.37%) Summit
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 126 (23.08%) Office 365
2 31 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.73%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.37%) G Suite
5 2 (0.37%) SaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Yammer
6 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (15.20%) LAN
2 81 (14.84%) TCP/IP
3 73 (13.37%) WAN
4 67 (12.27%) Firewall
5 48 (8.79%) DNS
6 33 (6.04%) DHCP
7 28 (5.13%) VPN
8 27 (4.95%) VoIP
9 22 (4.03%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (3.85%) Internet
11 15 (2.75%) Wireless
12 13 (2.38%) IP Telephony
13 11 (2.01%) Skype
13 11 (2.01%) WLAN
14 10 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (1.47%) SAN
15 8 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.28%) NAS
17 5 (0.92%) ADSL
18 4 (0.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.55%) FileMaker
5 3 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.20%) MSI
2 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.18%) Selenium
3 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 101 (18.50%) Finance
2 28 (5.13%) Banking
3 13 (2.38%) Advertising
4 12 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.01%) Legal
6 10 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.65%) Marketing
8 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.92%) Retail
10 4 (0.73%) Games
11 3 (0.55%) Back Office
11 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.55%) Local Government
12 2 (0.37%) Electronics
12 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.03%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.10%) Web Services
3 5 (0.92%) REST
3 5 (0.92%) SOAP
4 4 (0.73%) .NET
4 4 (0.73%) WPF
5 3 (0.55%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.55%) React
5 3 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.37%) XMPP
6 2 (0.37%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.36%) Fat Client
1 62 (11.36%) Thin Client
2 40 (7.33%) Driving Licence
3 22 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.48%) Hedge funds
5 17 (3.11%) iPhone
5 17 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (2.93%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.56%) User Experience
8 8 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.28%) iPad
10 6 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.92%) Biotechnology
11 5 (0.92%) Replication
12 4 (0.73%) CESG
12 4 (0.73%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.73%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.73%) Wiki
13 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 452 (82.78%) Windows
2 208 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 112 (20.51%) Windows 10
4 109 (19.96%) Windows 8
5 104 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (17.03%) Windows Server
7 92 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (13.00%) Mac OS X
9 36 (6.59%) Linux
10 34 (6.23%) Windows XP
11 32 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (5.31%) Android
13 20 (3.66%) Apple iOS
14 14 (2.56%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.92%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.92%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.37%) Unix
18 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (19.96%) ITIL
2 23 (4.21%) Service Management
3 19 (3.48%) Software Distribution
4 17 (3.11%) Service Delivery
5 16 (2.93%) Application Virtualisation
6 15 (2.75%) Compatibility Testing
7 11 (2.01%) ITIL V3
7 11 (2.01%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (2.01%) Software Deployment
8 10 (1.83%) Investment Management
8 10 (1.83%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (1.83%) Patch Management
9 9 (1.65%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (1.65%) Change Management
9 9 (1.65%) Problem Management
10 8 (1.47%) Asset Management
10 8 (1.47%) B2B
10 8 (1.47%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (1.47%) Mentoring
11 7 (1.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (12.45%) PowerShell
2 7 (1.28%) SQL
3 6 (1.10%) C
3 6 (1.10%) C#
4 4 (0.73%) C++
5 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.37%) Java
7 1 (0.18%) Perl
7 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.18%) VB
7 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 45 (8.24%) MCP
4 39 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 32 (5.86%) MCSE
6 29 (5.31%) MCSA
7 19 (3.48%) Degree
8 18 (3.30%) MCITP
9 11 (2.01%) MCDST
10 9 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.28%) A+ Certification
11 7 (1.28%) MCTS
12 6 (1.10%) CCNA
12 6 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.37%) CCNP
14 2 (0.37%) MOS
15 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.23%) SLA
2 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 330 (60.44%) Active Directory
2 59 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (9.71%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 25 (4.58%) XenApp
6 17 (3.11%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.92%) Xen
9 4 (0.73%) vSphere
10 3 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.55%) Firmware
10 3 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 86 (15.75%) SCCM
2 7 (1.28%) WSUS
3 6 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.73%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.55%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.37%) SCOM
7 2 (0.37%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.18%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 280 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 93 (17.03%) Citrix
3 82 (15.02%) Apple
4 81 (14.84%) VMware
5 58 (10.62%) Intel
6 39 (7.14%) Cisco
7 31 (5.68%) HP
8 29 (5.31%) Bloomberg
9 27 (4.95%) Reuters
10 19 (3.48%) Dell
10 19 (3.48%) Polycom
10 19 (3.48%) Wyse
11 9 (1.65%) Symantec
12 7 (1.28%) Avaya
12 7 (1.28%) Google
12 7 (1.28%) Mitel
12 7 (1.28%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.28%) Remedy
12 7 (1.28%) Sage
12 7 (1.28%) Sophos
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