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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 664 693 627
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 218 164 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 171 137 213
Average salary £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,339 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £45,700 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,573 £25,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -0.99%
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
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +4 94 £32,500 +8.33% 18
South East +20 54 £27,500 +10.00% 7
South West -2 19 £23,500 +2.17%
West Midlands -2 18 £24,000 -9.43% 1
East of England -5 18 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Yorkshire -36 7 £24,500 -9.25% 1
East Midlands -8 4 £22,250 +3.48% 1
North West -12 3 £21,000 -20.75% 2
North East -9 2 £27,500 -
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 353 (80.59%) Windows
2 205 (46.80%) Active Directory
3 173 (39.50%) Windows 7
4 165 (37.67%) Microsoft
5 110 (25.11%) MS Office
6 98 (22.37%) MS Excel
7 91 (20.78%) Finance
8 89 (20.32%) Windows XP
9 86 (19.63%) ITIL
10 74 (16.89%) Citrix
11 71 (16.21%) VMware
12 69 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 65 (14.84%) MS Exchange
14 63 (14.38%) Blackberry
14 63 (14.38%) SCCM
15 57 (13.01%) LAN
16 56 (12.79%) TCP/IP
16 56 (12.79%) DNS
17 54 (12.33%) DHCP
18 51 (11.64%) Apple
19 50 (11.42%) Windows Server 2003
20 47 (10.73%) WAN
21 46 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (9.82%) Cisco
23 42 (9.59%) Degree
23 42 (9.59%) XenApp
24 41 (9.36%) Windows 8
24 41 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
25 40 (9.13%) Security Cleared
26 36 (8.22%) SC Cleared

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (14.84%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (6.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 25 (5.71%) Lync
5 20 (4.57%) SharePoint
5 20 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.28%) IBM Notes
8 9 (2.05%) IIS
9 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (0.68%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 110 (25.11%) MS Office
2 98 (22.37%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Eikon
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.20%) Office 365
2 10 (2.28%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.01%) LAN
2 56 (12.79%) TCP/IP
2 56 (12.79%) DNS
3 54 (12.33%) DHCP
4 47 (10.73%) WAN
5 25 (5.71%) Wireless
6 24 (5.48%) VPN
7 19 (4.34%) Internet
8 18 (4.11%) Firewall
9 13 (2.97%) VoIP
9 13 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.60%) SAN
11 6 (1.37%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.14%) 3G
12 5 (1.14%) FTP
13 3 (0.68%) DSL
13 3 (0.68%) SMTP
14 2 (0.46%) ADSL
14 2 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.28%) MSI
2 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 91 (20.78%) Finance
2 14 (3.20%) Financial Institution
3 12 (2.74%) Law
3 12 (2.74%) Back Office
4 9 (2.05%) Banking
5 8 (1.83%) Marketing
5 8 (1.83%) Legal
6 6 (1.37%) Electronics
6 6 (1.37%) Military
7 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.14%) Retail
7 5 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.14%) Front Office
8 4 (0.91%) Advertising
9 3 (0.68%) French Language
10 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.42%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.68%) Web Services
2 3 (0.68%) .NET
3 2 (0.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.23%) REST
4 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.23%) COM
4 1 (0.23%) XML
4 1 (0.23%) JSON
4 1 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.38%) Blackberry
2 22 (5.02%) iPhone
3 21 (4.79%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.65%) PDA
5 16 (3.65%) Hedge funds
6 13 (2.97%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.97%) Thin Client
6 13 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.74%) Smartphone
7 12 (2.74%) iPad
8 9 (2.05%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.60%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.14%) Clustering
12 4 (0.91%) Equities
12 4 (0.91%) iSeries
13 3 (0.68%) Kindle
13 3 (0.68%) Handset
13 3 (0.68%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 353 (80.59%) Windows
2 173 (39.50%) Windows 7
3 89 (20.32%) Windows XP
4 69 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (11.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (9.36%) Windows 8
7 28 (6.39%) Android
8 20 (4.57%) Mac OS X
9 19 (4.34%) Apple iOS
10 13 (2.97%) Linux
10 13 (2.97%) Windows 2000
11 12 (2.74%) Mac OS
11 12 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (2.05%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.60%) UNIX
14 6 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.68%) Solaris
16 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (19.63%) ITIL
2 26 (5.94%) Asset Management
3 16 (3.65%) Migration
3 16 (3.65%) Mobile Device Management
4 15 (3.42%) Service Delivery
5 12 (2.74%) Incident Management
5 12 (2.74%) Change Management
5 12 (2.74%) Service Management
6 8 (1.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (1.83%) Investment Management
6 8 (1.83%) Change Control
7 7 (1.60%) Mentoring
7 7 (1.60%) Security Management
8 6 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (1.37%) ITIL V3
9 5 (1.14%) Software Distribution
9 5 (1.14%) Configuration Management
9 5 (1.14%) Software Engineering
10 4 (0.91%) ITSM
10 4 (0.91%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.62%) SQL
2 22 (5.02%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.97%) VBScript
3 13 (2.97%) VB
4 8 (1.83%) Java
5 5 (1.14%) Python
5 5 (1.14%) C#
5 5 (1.14%) PHP
6 4 (0.91%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (9.59%) Degree
2 41 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (9.13%) Security Cleared
4 36 (8.22%) SC Cleared
5 22 (5.02%) MCSE
6 18 (4.11%) MCP
7 14 (3.20%) MCSA
8 12 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.51%) MCTS
10 9 (2.05%) CCNA
10 9 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.60%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.37%) MCITP
12 6 (1.37%) MCDST
12 6 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.91%) HNC
15 3 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
16 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.08%) SLA
2 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 205 (46.80%) Active Directory
2 46 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (9.59%) XenApp
4 28 (6.39%) XenDesktop
5 17 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (3.42%) vSphere
7 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.91%) XenServer
9 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.46%) Firmware
10 2 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 63 (14.38%) SCCM
2 15 (3.42%) Backup Exec
2 15 (3.42%) WSUS
3 10 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.14%) SCOM
5 4 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.46%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.46%) Sysprep
6 2 (0.46%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.46%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 165 (37.67%) Microsoft
2 74 (16.89%) Citrix
3 71 (16.21%) VMware
4 51 (11.64%) Apple
5 43 (9.82%) Cisco
6 29 (6.62%) Symantec
7 26 (5.94%) HP
8 23 (5.25%) Dell
9 22 (5.02%) Bloomberg
10 16 (3.65%) LANDesk
11 15 (3.42%) Altiris
12 14 (3.20%) Remedy
13 13 (2.97%) Reuters
13 13 (2.97%) Juniper
14 11 (2.51%) Autodesk
15 10 (2.28%) Google
15 10 (2.28%) AppSense
15 10 (2.28%) Avaya
15 10 (2.28%) Lotus
15 10 (2.28%) SAP
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