The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 127 144 139
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.47% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 2
Median salary £26,000 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -10.76%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.93% +7.00%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1862 2335 2324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.03% 96.53% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 2011 1913
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford +22 3 £26,000 -32.90%
Stevenage - 3 £26,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £19,500 -
Desktop Engineer
East of England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
6 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
7 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
8 8 (25.81%) VPN
8 8 (25.81%) DNS
8 8 (25.81%) DHCP
8 8 (25.81%) MS Office
8 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (22.58%) VMware
9 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
10 6 (19.35%) Skype
10 6 (19.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 6 (19.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (19.35%) Smartphone
10 6 (19.35%) WSUS
10 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
10 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
11 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.13%) LAN
11 5 (16.13%) WAN
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco
12 4 (12.90%) ITIL
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DHCP
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
1 8 (25.81%) VPN
2 6 (19.35%) Skype
3 5 (16.13%) LAN
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) WAN
4 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.45%) BGP
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.45%) IPv4
5 2 (6.45%) OSPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
5 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 6 (19.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec