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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 662 668 640
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 216 182 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 176 150 189
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,695 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,500 £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
101839 94667 105264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.21% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83149 79374 90534
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 2 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 +22 108 £32,000 +6.66% 18
South East -15 56 £25,000 +4.16% 8
West Midlands +2 11 £24,000 -22.58% 1
South West -23 11 £24,000 -4.00% 5
East of England -31 9 £24,000 -7.69% 3
Yorkshire -41 7 £23,750 +4.39% 3
East Midlands +3 6 £22,500 -10.00% 1
North West -28 5 £23,375 -22.08%
North East -2 3 £27,500 -
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 352 (80.92%) Windows
2 206 (47.36%) Active Directory
3 198 (45.52%) Microsoft
4 177 (40.69%) Windows 7
5 117 (26.90%) MS Excel
6 112 (25.75%) MS Office
7 105 (24.14%) Windows XP
8 92 (21.15%) ITIL
9 87 (20.00%) Finance
10 86 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 76 (17.47%) SCCM
12 70 (16.09%) VMware
13 67 (15.40%) Citrix
14 65 (14.94%) Blackberry
14 65 (14.94%) MS Exchange
15 63 (14.48%) TCP/IP
16 60 (13.79%) LAN
17 56 (12.87%) Windows 8
18 55 (12.64%) DNS
18 55 (12.64%) Degree
19 54 (12.41%) DHCP
20 52 (11.95%) Windows Server 2003
21 51 (11.72%) WAN
22 48 (11.03%) Apple
23 46 (10.57%) Cisco
24 44 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
25 38 (8.74%) XenApp
26 37 (8.51%) Security Cleared
26 37 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
27 36 (8.28%) PowerShell

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (5.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 23 (5.29%) Lync
6 18 (4.14%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.99%) IBM Notes
9 9 (2.07%) IIS
10 3 (0.69%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.23%) GroupWise
Applications
1 117 (26.90%) MS Excel
2 112 (25.75%) MS Office
3 10 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Eikon
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.99%) Office 365
2 10 (2.30%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (14.48%) TCP/IP
2 60 (13.79%) LAN
3 55 (12.64%) DNS
4 54 (12.41%) DHCP
5 51 (11.72%) WAN
6 32 (7.36%) VPN
7 27 (6.21%) Wireless
8 21 (4.83%) Firewall
9 16 (3.68%) Internet
10 14 (3.22%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (2.53%) VoIP
12 8 (1.84%) SAN
13 6 (1.38%) FTP
13 6 (1.38%) ADSL
13 6 (1.38%) DSL
14 5 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (1.15%) IP Telephony
15 4 (0.92%) SMTP
16 3 (0.69%) Ethernet
17 2 (0.46%) IMAP4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (2.53%) MSI
General
1 87 (20.00%) Finance
2 17 (3.91%) Back Office
3 14 (3.22%) Financial Institution
4 12 (2.76%) Law
5 10 (2.30%) Marketing
6 8 (1.84%) Legal
7 6 (1.38%) Banking
7 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.15%) Front Office
8 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Advertising
9 3 (0.69%) Military
10 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.14%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.15%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.69%) Web Services
3 3 (0.69%) Rendezvous
4 2 (0.46%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) COM
5 1 (0.23%) LAMP
5 1 (0.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.94%) Blackberry
2 25 (5.75%) iPhone
3 16 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (3.68%) iPad
4 15 (3.45%) PDA
5 14 (3.22%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.53%) Smartphone
7 9 (2.07%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.61%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.61%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.61%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.92%) iSeries
11 3 (0.69%) Kindle
11 3 (0.69%) Firmware
11 3 (0.69%) Handset
12 2 (0.46%) Equities
12 2 (0.46%) Derivative
12 2 (0.46%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 352 (80.92%) Windows
2 177 (40.69%) Windows 7
3 105 (24.14%) Windows XP
4 86 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (12.87%) Windows 8
6 52 (11.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (5.98%) Android
8 22 (5.06%) Mac OS X
9 19 (4.37%) Apple iOS
9 19 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (3.68%) Linux
11 14 (3.22%) Mac OS
12 10 (2.30%) Windows 2000
13 9 (2.07%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.61%) UNIX
15 6 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.69%) Solaris
17 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.46%) Fedora
18 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (21.15%) ITIL
2 29 (6.67%) Migration
3 20 (4.60%) Service Delivery
4 18 (4.14%) Asset Management
5 16 (3.68%) Mobile Device Management
6 12 (2.76%) Change Management
7 11 (2.53%) Service Management
7 11 (2.53%) Incident Management
8 8 (1.84%) Investment Management
8 8 (1.84%) Change Control
9 7 (1.61%) Mentoring
9 7 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (1.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (1.38%) Time Management
10 6 (1.38%) ITIL V3
11 5 (1.15%) Software Engineering
11 5 (1.15%) CRM
11 5 (1.15%) Security Management
12 4 (0.92%) Configuration Management
12 4 (0.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.28%) PowerShell
2 28 (6.44%) SQL
2 28 (6.44%) VB
3 14 (3.22%) VBScript
4 8 (1.84%) Java
5 7 (1.61%) C#
6 5 (1.15%) PHP
6 5 (1.15%) Python
7 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (12.64%) Degree
2 44 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 32 (7.36%) SC Cleared
5 26 (5.98%) MCSE
6 16 (3.68%) MCSA
7 15 (3.45%) MCP
8 12 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.53%) MCTS
10 10 (2.30%) MCITP
11 9 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.61%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.61%) HND
13 6 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (1.38%) CCNA
14 4 (0.92%) HNC
14 4 (0.92%) MCDST
15 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.75%) SLA
2 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 206 (47.36%) Active Directory
2 38 (8.74%) XenApp
3 37 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.06%) XenDesktop
5 21 (4.83%) vSphere
6 13 (2.99%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.46%) XenServer
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.23%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 76 (17.47%) SCCM
2 31 (7.13%) WSUS
3 16 (3.68%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.92%) SCOM
7 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.46%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.46%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.46%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.46%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 198 (45.52%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.09%) VMware
3 67 (15.40%) Citrix
4 48 (11.03%) Apple
5 46 (10.57%) Cisco
6 29 (6.67%) HP
7 24 (5.52%) Symantec
8 21 (4.83%) Dell
9 20 (4.60%) Bloomberg
10 18 (4.14%) LANDesk
11 14 (3.22%) Altiris
12 13 (2.99%) Reuters
12 13 (2.99%) Remedy
12 13 (2.99%) Lotus
12 13 (2.99%) Juniper
13 11 (2.53%) Autodesk
13 11 (2.53%) AppSense
14 10 (2.30%) Google
14 10 (2.30%) SAP
15 7 (1.61%) Avaya
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