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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 143 148 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 11 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.45% 0.13% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.13% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 5
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +35.41%
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 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
2301 2285 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.46% 96.86% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1978 1879 1553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £26,500 -
Watford - 4 £38,750 -
Hitchin - 3 - -
Desktop Engineer
East of England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) LAN
5 7 (43.75%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) Symantec
6 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) MCSA
8 4 (25.00%) MS Office
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (25.00%) MCITP
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 3 (18.75%) CMDB
9 3 (18.75%) SCCM
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (18.75%) DHCP
10 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL
10 2 (12.50%) MCP

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) LAN
1 7 (43.75%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) DSL
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) CMDB
2 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSA
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) ACSP
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Symantec
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco