The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 79 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 5 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.63% 0.54% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.55% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £26,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -2.75%
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
783 1090 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.24% 98.38% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 679 973 1023
Median salary £44,750 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.23% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Kent region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (62.50%) Android
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 5 (62.50%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Mitel
4 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
4 5 (62.50%) MCTS
4 5 (62.50%) MCITP
4 5 (62.50%) MCSA
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) SOAP
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (62.50%) HP

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) REST
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Android
2 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCITP
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) MCTS
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Barracuda Networks
2 5 (62.50%) Dell
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Mitel
2 5 (62.50%) Nortel
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Samsung