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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 619 672 671
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 257 208 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 211 179 185
Average salary £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £23,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £72,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +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
99709 96961 103968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.70% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83629 79597 90269
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +43 139 £29,000 -22.66% 8
South East +24 58 £31,500 +31.25% 5
West Midlands +13 21 £24,000 -20.00% 2
East of England -15 14 £25,000 -5.66% 2
North West -18 11 £26,750 +11.45% 1
Yorkshire -22 8 £24,750 -4.80% 1
South West -11 6 £24,500 -10.90% 1
East Midlands +14 4 £21,000 +2.43% 1
North East -15 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 402 (86.27%) Windows
2 257 (55.15%) Active Directory
3 220 (47.21%) Windows 7
4 196 (42.06%) Microsoft
5 144 (30.90%) MS Office
6 138 (29.61%) MS Excel
7 117 (25.11%) ITIL
8 92 (19.74%) Finance
9 89 (19.10%) MS Exchange
9 89 (19.10%) Citrix
10 87 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 85 (18.24%) Windows XP
12 76 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 74 (15.88%) VMware
14 70 (15.02%) LAN
15 66 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 64 (13.73%) Blackberry
16 64 (13.73%) SLA
16 64 (13.73%) Cisco
17 60 (12.88%) SCCM
18 58 (12.45%) TCP/IP
19 57 (12.23%) Windows 8
20 51 (10.94%) DNS
21 49 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2010
22 48 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
23 47 (10.09%) WAN
24 45 (9.66%) Apple
25 43 (9.23%) DHCP
26 40 (8.58%) MCP
27 37 (7.94%) Avaya

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 89 (19.10%) MS Exchange
2 49 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (7.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 29 (6.22%) SharePoint
5 19 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (3.86%) Lync
7 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (0.86%) IIS
9 4 (0.86%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.64%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.43%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.21%) Apache
12 1 (0.21%) nginx
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 144 (30.90%) MS Office
2 138 (29.61%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.43%) Revit
6 2 (0.43%) SketchUp
6 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.21%) MS Project
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Eikon
2 3 (0.64%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.79%) Office 365
2 17 (3.65%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (15.02%) LAN
2 58 (12.45%) TCP/IP
3 51 (10.94%) DNS
4 47 (10.09%) WAN
5 43 (9.23%) DHCP
6 30 (6.44%) VPN
7 23 (4.94%) Wireless
8 21 (4.51%) VoIP
9 20 (4.29%) Firewall
10 16 (3.43%) Internet
11 10 (2.15%) 3G
11 10 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (1.72%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.07%) PBX
14 4 (0.86%) SMTP
14 4 (0.86%) Network Security
14 4 (0.86%) HTTP
15 3 (0.64%) VLAN
15 3 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.64%) MySQL
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.29%) MSI
2 3 (0.64%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.43%) JIRA
3 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (19.74%) Finance
2 17 (3.65%) Banking
3 13 (2.79%) Electronics
4 12 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.58%) Military
5 9 (1.93%) Law
5 9 (1.93%) Retail
6 8 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.50%) Marketing
8 4 (0.86%) Advertising
8 4 (0.86%) Front Office
8 4 (0.86%) Back Office
9 3 (0.64%) French Language
10 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
10 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.36%) Application Packaging
2 4 (0.86%) HTML
3 3 (0.64%) .NET
4 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.43%) Web Services
4 2 (0.43%) XML
4 2 (0.43%) LAMP
4 2 (0.43%) REST
4 2 (0.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.21%) XMPP
5 1 (0.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.73%) Blackberry
2 27 (5.79%) Video Conferencing
3 26 (5.58%) iPhone
4 18 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.00%) Fat Client
6 14 (3.00%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.79%) iPad
7 13 (2.79%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.15%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.15%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.29%) CMDB
10 6 (1.29%) Equities
10 6 (1.29%) Replication
11 5 (1.07%) Clustering
11 5 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.64%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.64%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.64%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 402 (86.27%) Windows
2 220 (47.21%) Windows 7
3 87 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 85 (18.24%) Windows XP
5 66 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (12.23%) Windows 8
7 30 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (6.22%) Android
9 28 (6.01%) Mac OS X
10 22 (4.72%) Windows 2000
11 18 (3.86%) Apple iOS
12 15 (3.22%) Linux
13 13 (2.79%) Windows Vista
14 10 (2.15%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.72%) UNIX
16 6 (1.29%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.86%) AIX
17 4 (0.86%) Solaris
18 3 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
19 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (25.11%) ITIL
2 31 (6.65%) Asset Management
3 18 (3.86%) Service Management
3 18 (3.86%) Service Delivery
4 13 (2.79%) Change Management
4 13 (2.79%) Incident Management
5 12 (2.58%) Configuration Management
6 11 (2.36%) Migration
7 9 (1.93%) ITSM
8 8 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (1.72%) CRM
8 8 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (1.50%) Mentoring
10 6 (1.29%) ITIL V3
10 6 (1.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (1.07%) Software Engineering
11 5 (1.07%) Time Management
11 5 (1.07%) Change Control
11 5 (1.07%) Software Deployment
11 5 (1.07%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.72%) SQL
2 14 (3.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.29%) Python
3 6 (1.29%) PHP
4 5 (1.07%) Java
5 3 (0.64%) VBScript
5 3 (0.64%) VB
6 2 (0.43%) C#
6 2 (0.43%) Ruby
7 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.21%) C
7 1 (0.21%) Perl
7 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (8.58%) MCP
3 31 (6.65%) MCSE
4 28 (6.01%) Degree
5 26 (5.58%) Security Cleared
6 25 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 17 (3.65%) MCDST
7 17 (3.65%) MCTS
8 15 (3.22%) MCITP
9 14 (3.00%) MCSA
10 10 (2.15%) A+ Certification
10 10 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.50%) CCNA
13 4 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.43%) Avaya Certification
15 2 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.43%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.73%) SLA
2 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 257 (55.15%) Active Directory
2 48 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.51%) XenApp
4 22 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 21 (4.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (4.29%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.36%) vSphere
8 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.86%) XenServer
10 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.64%) Xen
11 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.21%) Firmware
12 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 60 (12.88%) SCCM
2 18 (3.86%) WSUS
3 14 (3.00%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.86%) SCOM
6 3 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.43%) Nagios
7 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.43%) Sysprep
7 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.43%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.43%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.43%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.43%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 196 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 89 (19.10%) Citrix
3 74 (15.88%) VMware
4 64 (13.73%) Cisco
5 45 (9.66%) Apple
6 37 (7.94%) Avaya
7 31 (6.65%) Symantec
8 26 (5.58%) HP
9 18 (3.86%) Dell
9 18 (3.86%) Remedy
9 18 (3.86%) Bloomberg
10 17 (3.65%) Adobe
11 13 (2.79%) Reuters
11 13 (2.79%) LANDesk
12 11 (2.36%) McAfee
13 10 (2.15%) AppSense
13 10 (2.15%) Google
14 9 (1.93%) Mitel
14 9 (1.93%) Altiris
15 6 (1.29%) SAP
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