The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 80 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 18 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.68% 0.098% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 0.10% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 8
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £27,500 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -1.96%
Desktop Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1017 989 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.69% 97.25% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 916 827 928
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £24,500 - 1
Chatham - 1 £34,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £21,000 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
3 14 (77.78%) ITIL
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) Office 365
5 12 (66.67%) ITIL V3
5 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (61.11%) Asset Management
6 11 (61.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (44.44%) Windows 8
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix
8 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
9 4 (22.22%) MS Office
10 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (16.67%) HTTP
10 3 (16.67%) VPN
10 3 (16.67%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
10 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) Advertising
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
10 3 (16.67%) SCCM
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) XenApp
11 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
11 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 11 (61.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (61.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
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