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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 610 594 690
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +96
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 292 355 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 272 319 225
Median salary £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
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
88317 96662 103275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.36% 96.21% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75019 81021 84081
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 145 £32,500 - 4
South East +4 79 £27,500 - 4
East of England +8 21 £26,000 -1.88%
East Midlands +16 17 £19,000 -19.14%
South West +6 14 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Yorkshire +28 9 £22,000 -11.45%
West Midlands -16 6 £26,500 +15.21% 1
North East +5 2 £28,625 +19.27%
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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.

1 514 (82.77%) Windows
2 393 (63.29%) Active Directory
3 339 (54.59%) Microsoft
4 258 (41.55%) Windows 7
5 219 (35.27%) MS Office
6 150 (24.15%) MS Excel
7 146 (23.51%) ITIL
8 139 (22.38%) Citrix
9 131 (21.10%) Windows 8
10 128 (20.61%) SCCM
11 125 (20.13%) MS Exchange
12 121 (19.48%) Windows Server
13 120 (19.32%) Finance
14 118 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 114 (18.36%) Windows 10
16 99 (15.94%) TCP/IP
17 97 (15.62%) Apple
18 95 (15.30%) Mac OS X
19 94 (15.14%) LAN
20 91 (14.65%) VMware
21 87 (14.01%) Office 365
22 85 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
23 80 (12.88%) Windows XP
24 76 (12.24%) Blackberry
25 73 (11.76%) DNS
26 72 (11.59%) WAN
26 72 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
27 70 (11.27%) Cisco
28 68 (10.95%) DHCP
29 67 (10.79%) SLA

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
1 125 (20.13%) MS Exchange
2 67 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (9.50%) Skype for Business
4 36 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (3.54%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.97%) GroupWise
10 4 (0.64%) IIS
11 3 (0.48%) Apache
12 2 (0.32%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 219 (35.27%) MS Office
2 150 (24.15%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.09%) Eikon
2 4 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 87 (14.01%) Office 365
2 10 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.48%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.48%) Yammer
5 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (15.94%) TCP/IP
2 94 (15.14%) LAN
3 73 (11.76%) DNS
4 72 (11.59%) WAN
5 68 (10.95%) DHCP
6 51 (8.21%) VPN
7 45 (7.25%) Skype
7 45 (7.25%) VoIP
8 28 (4.51%) Wireless
9 24 (3.86%) Internet
10 23 (3.70%) Firewall
11 22 (3.54%) Remote Desktop
12 18 (2.90%) SAN
13 17 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (1.45%) IP Telephony
16 8 (1.29%) NAS
17 7 (1.13%) ADSL
17 7 (1.13%) WebEx
18 6 (0.97%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.16%) MS Access
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.64%) JIRA
3 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 120 (19.32%) Finance
2 24 (3.86%) Banking
3 20 (3.22%) Marketing
4 18 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.42%) Retail
6 14 (2.25%) Games
7 12 (1.93%) Back Office
8 11 (1.77%) Advertising
8 11 (1.77%) Legal
8 11 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.13%) Law
10 5 (0.81%) Electronics
11 4 (0.64%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.48%) Publishing
13 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.32%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.58%) Software Packaging
2 10 (1.61%) XMPP
3 9 (1.45%) .NET
4 7 (1.13%) WPF
5 4 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.48%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.48%) MFC
6 3 (0.48%) Qt
6 3 (0.48%) React
6 3 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (0.48%) WCF
6 3 (0.48%) WinForms
6 3 (0.48%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.32%) HTML
7 2 (0.32%) ODBC
8 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.16%) Web Services
8 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.24%) Blackberry
2 67 (10.79%) Driving Licence
3 46 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (6.44%) iPhone
5 31 (4.99%) Video Conferencing
6 29 (4.67%) Hedge funds
7 27 (4.35%) Fat Client
7 27 (4.35%) Thin Client
8 21 (3.38%) Smartphone
9 18 (2.90%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.25%) iPad
11 12 (1.93%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.45%) HP StoreVirtual
13 6 (0.97%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.97%) Social Media
14 4 (0.64%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.64%) Replication
14 4 (0.64%) User Experience
15 3 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 514 (82.77%) Windows
2 258 (41.55%) Windows 7
3 131 (21.10%) Windows 8
4 121 (19.48%) Windows Server
5 118 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (18.36%) Windows 10
7 95 (15.30%) Mac OS X
8 85 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 80 (12.88%) Windows XP
10 64 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 60 (9.66%) Android
12 40 (6.44%) Apple iOS
13 37 (5.96%) Linux
14 22 (3.54%) Windows Vista
15 19 (3.06%) Mac OS
16 7 (1.13%) Unix
17 3 (0.48%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.48%) Solaris
18 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (23.51%) ITIL
2 38 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
3 27 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 27 (4.35%) Service Management
3 27 (4.35%) Software Distribution
4 26 (4.19%) Asset Management
5 21 (3.38%) Service Delivery
6 18 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (2.58%) Application Virtualisation
8 14 (2.25%) Migration
9 13 (2.09%) Compatibility Testing
9 13 (2.09%) Data Protection
9 13 (2.09%) ITSM
10 12 (1.93%) Patch Management
10 12 (1.93%) Software Engineering
11 11 (1.77%) Change Management
11 11 (1.77%) Line Management
11 11 (1.77%) Problem Management
11 11 (1.77%) Project Management
12 10 (1.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.73%) PowerShell
2 24 (3.86%) C
3 8 (1.29%) C#
3 8 (1.29%) SQL
4 6 (0.97%) VB
5 5 (0.81%) C++
6 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.64%) Java
7 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.48%) VB6
8 1 (0.16%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.16%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.16%) KiXtart
8 1 (0.16%) PHP
8 1 (0.16%) VBA
8 1 (0.16%) VBScript
8 1 (0.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 72 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.67%) Degree
4 23 (3.70%) MCP
5 22 (3.54%) CCNA
5 22 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.06%) MCSA
7 18 (2.90%) MCITP
8 17 (2.74%) MCSE
9 14 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (0.97%) MCTS
12 5 (0.81%) Dell Certification
12 5 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.64%) MCDST
14 3 (0.48%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.48%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.48%) MOS
14 3 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (10.79%) SLA
2 6 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 393 (63.29%) Active Directory
2 57 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.48%) XenApp
4 29 (4.67%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (3.38%) XenDesktop
7 14 (2.25%) Terminal Services
7 14 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (1.29%) vSphere
9 7 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.64%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.64%) Xen
13 3 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.32%) XenServer
15 1 (0.16%) Firmware
15 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 128 (20.61%) SCCM
2 29 (4.67%) WSUS
3 10 (1.61%) SCOM
4 7 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.97%) AirWatch
5 6 (0.97%) Casper Suite
6 5 (0.81%) DameWare
6 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.64%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.48%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.48%) Sysprep
8 3 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.32%) Opsview
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 339 (54.59%) Microsoft
2 139 (22.38%) Citrix
3 97 (15.62%) Apple
4 91 (14.65%) VMware
5 70 (11.27%) Cisco
6 54 (8.70%) HP
7 51 (8.21%) Bloomberg
8 35 (5.64%) Polycom
9 32 (5.15%) Reuters
10 24 (3.86%) Dell
11 17 (2.74%) Fidessa
12 16 (2.58%) Intel
13 13 (2.09%) Avaya
13 13 (2.09%) Mitel
14 12 (1.93%) Symantec
15 11 (1.77%) Remedy
16 10 (1.61%) Samsung
17 9 (1.45%) Intel Security
17 9 (1.45%) ServiceNow
18 8 (1.29%) Wyse
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