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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 603 696 661
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 268 220 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 243 197 159
Average salary £26,500 £29,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% +9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +6.93%
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
96251 105897 96840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 87735 81460
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +29 113 £30,000 -4.76% 12
South East +35 80 £26,500 -3.63% 13
East of England +25 21 £26,500 -3.63% 3
North West +10 15 £25,000 +19.04%
West Midlands +3 14 £26,250 +11.70% 1
South West -28 11 £21,000 -10.63% 6
Yorkshire +14 9 £21,750 -3.33% 1
East Midlands +3 6 £23,000 -16.36%
North East -4 3 £27,500 +12.24%
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 461 (82.91%) Windows
2 328 (58.99%) Microsoft
3 294 (52.88%) Active Directory
4 291 (52.34%) Windows 7
5 230 (41.37%) MS Office
6 205 (36.87%) MS Excel
7 166 (29.86%) ITIL
8 149 (26.80%) Citrix
9 136 (24.46%) SCCM
10 121 (21.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 119 (21.40%) Finance
12 114 (20.50%) Blackberry
13 113 (20.32%) MS Exchange
14 107 (19.24%) VMware
15 106 (19.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 103 (18.53%) Windows 8
17 96 (17.27%) Windows XP
18 81 (14.57%) XenApp
19 80 (14.39%) TCP/IP
20 79 (14.21%) DNS
21 75 (13.49%) MCSE
22 71 (12.77%) Cisco
23 70 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
24 69 (12.41%) Apple
25 67 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
26 66 (11.87%) MCP
27 65 (11.69%) DHCP
28 56 (10.07%) LAN
29 55 (9.89%) HP
29 55 (9.89%) Service Delivery

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 113 (20.32%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (6.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (4.14%) SharePoint
5 20 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (3.42%) Lync
7 17 (3.06%) IBM Notes
8 12 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.26%) IIS
11 4 (0.72%) Apache
11 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.36%) Drupal
12 2 (0.36%) nginx
12 2 (0.36%) Confluence
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.36%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 230 (41.37%) MS Office
2 205 (36.87%) MS Excel
3 22 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Revit
6 1 (0.18%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.19%) Office 365
2 8 (1.44%) Google Apps
3 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (14.39%) TCP/IP
2 79 (14.21%) DNS
3 65 (11.69%) DHCP
4 56 (10.07%) LAN
5 53 (9.53%) WAN
6 41 (7.37%) VPN
7 40 (7.19%) Firewall
8 35 (6.29%) Wireless
9 27 (4.86%) VoIP
10 14 (2.52%) Internet
11 12 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.26%) VLAN
14 4 (0.72%) Network Security
14 4 (0.72%) NetScaler
14 4 (0.72%) WebEx
14 4 (0.72%) SMS
14 4 (0.72%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.72%) MPLS
14 4 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.54%) MySQL
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.18%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 119 (21.40%) Finance
2 27 (4.86%) Banking
3 18 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.52%) Back Office
5 13 (2.34%) Games
6 12 (2.16%) Marketing
7 10 (1.80%) Mandarin Language
8 9 (1.62%) Law
9 8 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.26%) Advertising
11 6 (1.08%) Publishing
11 6 (1.08%) Legal
12 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.72%) French Language
12 4 (0.72%) Retail
13 3 (0.54%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.70%) Software Packaging
2 13 (2.34%) Application Packaging
3 11 (1.98%) WPF
4 7 (1.26%) .NET
5 6 (1.08%) WinForms
6 5 (0.90%) WCF
6 5 (0.90%) RESTful
6 5 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (0.90%) COM
6 5 (0.90%) Web Services
7 3 (0.54%) HTML
7 3 (0.54%) WSH
8 1 (0.18%) XML
8 1 (0.18%) CSS
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.18%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 114 (20.50%) Blackberry
2 67 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
4 28 (5.04%) iPhone
5 21 (3.78%) Thin Client
5 21 (3.78%) Fat Client
6 19 (3.42%) Replication
6 19 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.88%) Hedge funds
8 14 (2.52%) Data Centre
9 13 (2.34%) iPad
10 9 (1.62%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.08%) Smartcard
11 6 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (0.90%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.90%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.72%) BYOD
14 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 461 (82.91%) Windows
2 291 (52.34%) Windows 7
3 106 (19.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (18.53%) Windows 8
5 96 (17.27%) Windows XP
6 51 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (8.27%) Mac OS X
8 44 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (5.76%) Android
10 31 (5.58%) Apple iOS
11 24 (4.32%) Windows Vista
11 24 (4.32%) Linux
12 10 (1.80%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (1.44%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.90%) UNIX
16 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.36%) Debian
18 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (29.86%) ITIL
2 55 (9.89%) Service Delivery
3 43 (7.73%) Asset Management
4 21 (3.78%) Patch Management
5 20 (3.60%) Service Management
6 19 (3.42%) Project Management
7 18 (3.24%) Project Planning
8 17 (3.06%) Incident Management
8 17 (3.06%) Software Deployment
8 17 (3.06%) Data Protection
9 15 (2.70%) Problem Management
10 11 (1.98%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (1.98%) Mentoring
10 11 (1.98%) Software Engineering
11 9 (1.62%) ITSM
11 9 (1.62%) Line Management
12 8 (1.44%) Change Management
13 7 (1.26%) Logistics
13 7 (1.26%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (1.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 35 (6.29%) SQL
3 12 (2.16%) C#
3 12 (2.16%) VB
4 11 (1.98%) C
4 11 (1.98%) VBScript
5 5 (0.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.36%) Perl
6 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.18%) Ruby
7 1 (0.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 121 (21.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (13.49%) MCSE
3 66 (11.87%) MCP
4 42 (7.55%) MCITP
5 41 (7.37%) MCSA
6 29 (5.22%) A+ Certification
7 27 (4.86%) Degree
8 22 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (3.78%) CCNA
9 21 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (3.78%) MCDST
10 17 (3.06%) MCTS
11 12 (2.16%) Security Cleared
12 10 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.08%) CCA
13 6 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.90%) ACSP
15 4 (0.72%) CCAA
15 4 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.81%) SLA
2 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 294 (52.88%) Active Directory
2 81 (14.57%) XenApp
3 70 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (8.45%) XenDesktop
5 39 (7.01%) Hyper-V
6 26 (4.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 15 (2.70%) Xen
7 15 (2.70%) vSphere
7 15 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.08%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.90%) XenServer
11 4 (0.72%) vCloud
12 3 (0.54%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 136 (24.46%) SCCM
2 12 (2.16%) WSUS
3 8 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (1.26%) DameWare
5 5 (0.90%) EdgeSight
6 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.72%) Casper Suite
7 3 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.36%) Nagios
8 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.18%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.18%) Puppet
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 328 (58.99%) Microsoft
2 149 (26.80%) Citrix
3 107 (19.24%) VMware
4 71 (12.77%) Cisco
5 69 (12.41%) Apple
6 55 (9.89%) HP
7 40 (7.19%) ServiceNow
8 27 (4.86%) Dell
9 20 (3.60%) Reuters
9 20 (3.60%) McAfee
9 20 (3.60%) Avaya
9 20 (3.60%) Wyse
10 17 (3.06%) Lotus
11 14 (2.52%) Symantec
12 13 (2.34%) Bloomberg
12 13 (2.34%) AppSense
13 12 (2.16%) Juniper
14 11 (1.98%) FactSet
14 11 (1.98%) Polycom
15 10 (1.80%) Altiris
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