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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 148 146 133
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.41% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 6
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,375 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -3.84%
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
2321 2385 1997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.48% 95.74% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1942 1987 1578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Watford +4 5 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £26,500 -
Hitchin - 1 - - 1
Desktop Engineer
East of England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
7 7 (38.89%) Symantec
8 6 (33.33%) LAN
8 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 6 (33.33%) VMware
9 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 5 (27.78%) DNS
10 4 (22.22%) CCNA
10 4 (22.22%) MCSA
10 4 (22.22%) MS Office
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (22.22%) MCITP
10 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (16.67%) SCCM
11 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 3 (16.67%) VPN
12 2 (11.11%) ITIL
12 2 (11.11%) MCP
12 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 2 (11.11%) IPsec
12 2 (11.11%) Finance
12 2 (11.11%) ACSP
12 2 (11.11%) Smartphone

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) DSL
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Server Building
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCSA
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) ACSP
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Symantec
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Modern Networks
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago