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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 94 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% 0.086% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.088% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £28,750 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +5.76%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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
1053 1137 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.55% 97.60% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1007 879
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,658 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

Desktop Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
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