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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 669 660 651
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 208 178 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 164 149 199
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
100589 93867 105830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.35% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82193 78735 91049
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -13 91 £31,625 +5.41% 15
South East -14 54 £27,000 +8.00% 7
South West -10 16 £23,500 +2.17% 6
East of England -18 16 £24,787 +3.27% 3
West Midlands +5 15 £24,000 -22.58%
Yorkshire -26 7 £24,500 -20.96% 3
East Midlands -5 5 £22,500 -10.00% 1
North West -25 3 £21,000 -30.00% 1
North East -7 2 £27,500 -
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 361 (80.22%) Windows
2 212 (47.11%) Active Directory
3 192 (42.67%) Microsoft
4 184 (40.89%) Windows 7
5 115 (25.56%) MS Excel
6 114 (25.33%) MS Office
7 108 (24.00%) Windows XP
8 92 (20.44%) Finance
9 90 (20.00%) ITIL
10 84 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 73 (16.22%) SCCM
12 71 (15.78%) Citrix
13 69 (15.33%) VMware
14 68 (15.11%) Blackberry
15 65 (14.44%) MS Exchange
16 62 (13.78%) TCP/IP
17 60 (13.33%) LAN
18 55 (12.22%) DNS
18 55 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
19 54 (12.00%) DHCP
20 52 (11.56%) Windows 8
21 51 (11.33%) WAN
21 51 (11.33%) Apple
22 50 (11.11%) Degree
23 45 (10.00%) Cisco
24 43 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
25 39 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
25 39 (8.67%) XenApp
26 38 (8.44%) Security Cleared
27 34 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 65 (14.44%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (5.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 25 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (5.33%) Lync
6 19 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.44%) IBM Notes
9 9 (2.00%) IIS
10 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.67%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.22%) GroupWise
Applications
1 115 (25.56%) MS Excel
2 114 (25.33%) MS Office
3 10 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Eikon
2 1 (0.22%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.89%) Office 365
2 10 (2.22%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.78%) TCP/IP
2 60 (13.33%) LAN
3 55 (12.22%) DNS
4 54 (12.00%) DHCP
5 51 (11.33%) WAN
6 31 (6.89%) VPN
7 29 (6.44%) Wireless
8 20 (4.44%) Firewall
9 18 (4.00%) Internet
10 14 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (2.67%) VoIP
12 8 (1.78%) SAN
13 6 (1.33%) FTP
13 6 (1.33%) IP Telephony
14 5 (1.11%) DSL
14 5 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.89%) ADSL
15 4 (0.89%) SMTP
16 3 (0.67%) Ethernet
16 3 (0.67%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (2.22%) MSI
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 92 (20.44%) Finance
2 16 (3.56%) Back Office
3 14 (3.11%) Financial Institution
4 12 (2.67%) Law
5 10 (2.22%) Marketing
6 9 (2.00%) Banking
7 8 (1.78%) Legal
8 5 (1.11%) Front Office
8 5 (1.11%) Retail
8 5 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.89%) Military
10 3 (0.67%) Electronics
10 3 (0.67%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.44%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.22%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.67%) Web Services
3 2 (0.44%) Rendezvous
3 2 (0.44%) .NET
3 2 (0.44%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.22%) HTML
4 1 (0.22%) COM
4 1 (0.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.11%) Blackberry
2 26 (5.78%) iPhone
3 24 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.78%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (3.78%) iPad
5 15 (3.33%) PDA
6 14 (3.11%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.44%) Smartphone
8 10 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.56%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.56%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.56%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.11%) Clustering
11 4 (0.89%) iSeries
12 3 (0.67%) Kindle
12 3 (0.67%) Equities
12 3 (0.67%) Handset
12 3 (0.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 361 (80.22%) Windows
2 184 (40.89%) Windows 7
3 108 (24.00%) Windows XP
4 84 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (11.56%) Windows 8
7 27 (6.00%) Android
8 19 (4.22%) Apple iOS
9 18 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (3.56%) Mac OS X
11 15 (3.33%) Linux
12 14 (3.11%) Mac OS
13 12 (2.67%) Windows 2000
14 10 (2.22%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.56%) UNIX
16 6 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.67%) Solaris
18 1 (0.22%) AIX
18 1 (0.22%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (20.00%) ITIL
2 26 (5.78%) Migration
3 20 (4.44%) Asset Management
3 20 (4.44%) Service Delivery
4 16 (3.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 12 (2.67%) Incident Management
6 11 (2.44%) Service Management
7 10 (2.22%) Change Management
8 9 (2.00%) Investment Management
9 8 (1.78%) Change Control
10 7 (1.56%) Mentoring
10 7 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (1.33%) Time Management
11 6 (1.33%) ITIL V3
12 5 (1.11%) Software Engineering
12 5 (1.11%) Security Management
13 4 (0.89%) Configuration Management
13 4 (0.89%) Load Balancing
13 4 (0.89%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.89%) PowerShell
2 28 (6.22%) SQL
3 25 (5.56%) VB
4 13 (2.89%) VBScript
5 8 (1.78%) Java
6 6 (1.33%) C#
7 5 (1.11%) PHP
7 5 (1.11%) Python
8 4 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (11.11%) Degree
2 43 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (8.44%) Security Cleared
4 33 (7.33%) SC Cleared
5 26 (5.78%) MCSE
6 17 (3.78%) MCP
7 16 (3.56%) MCSA
8 12 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.22%) MCTS
9 10 (2.22%) MCITP
10 8 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.56%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.33%) CCNA
13 5 (1.11%) HND
14 4 (0.89%) HNC
14 4 (0.89%) MCDST
15 3 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 212 (47.11%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (8.67%) XenApp
3 24 (5.33%) XenDesktop
4 20 (4.44%) vSphere
5 14 (3.11%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.44%) XenServer
9 1 (0.22%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 73 (16.22%) SCCM
2 28 (6.22%) WSUS
3 19 (4.22%) Backup Exec
4 12 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 9 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.11%) SCOM
7 3 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.44%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.44%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.44%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.44%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.22%) OpenView
9 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 192 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 71 (15.78%) Citrix
3 69 (15.33%) VMware
4 51 (11.33%) Apple
5 45 (10.00%) Cisco
6 27 (6.00%) HP
7 26 (5.78%) Symantec
8 22 (4.89%) Dell
9 19 (4.22%) Bloomberg
10 18 (4.00%) LANDesk
11 15 (3.33%) Altiris
12 14 (3.11%) Remedy
13 13 (2.89%) Juniper
14 11 (2.44%) Lotus
14 11 (2.44%) Reuters
14 11 (2.44%) Autodesk
15 10 (2.22%) SAP
15 10 (2.22%) AppSense
15 10 (2.22%) Google
16 8 (1.78%) Avaya
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Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
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South East London
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Harlow, Essex
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
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Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits, Free Lunch etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30 - 40k+
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London
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Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum £22,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
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