The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 88 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 0.091% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.095% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Desktop Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1134 1055 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.16% 95.56% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 869 863 841
Average salary £39,600 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Essex region.

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Desktop Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) AppSense
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) VPN

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense