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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 432 526 530
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 177 121 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 153 90 65
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,605 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -4.00%
Desktop Engineer
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40103 42659 41747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33809 35111 35345
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +26 45 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Chiswick - 7 £24,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £25,000 -
Coulsdon - 2 £24,000 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 1
Bromley - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 285 (90.19%) Windows
2 183 (57.91%) Active Directory
3 182 (57.59%) Windows 7
4 175 (55.38%) Microsoft
5 139 (43.99%) MS Office
6 95 (30.06%) Finance
7 94 (29.75%) MS Excel
8 90 (28.48%) ITIL
9 88 (27.85%) Blackberry
10 81 (25.63%) Citrix
11 68 (21.52%) MS Exchange
12 67 (21.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 66 (20.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 65 (20.57%) VMware
15 64 (20.25%) Windows 8
16 54 (17.09%) SCCM
17 52 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 52 (16.46%) XenApp
17 52 (16.46%) Cisco
18 51 (16.14%) Apple
19 50 (15.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 49 (15.51%) Windows XP
21 45 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
22 39 (12.34%) TCP/IP
23 35 (11.08%) Mac OS X
24 32 (10.13%) LAN
25 29 (9.18%) Hyper-V
26 28 (8.86%) DNS
26 28 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
27 27 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 68 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 50 (15.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (8.23%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.80%) IBM Notes
7 7 (2.22%) Lync
8 5 (1.58%) Apache
8 5 (1.58%) IIS
9 3 (0.95%) LiveLink
9 3 (0.95%) nginx
10 2 (0.63%) Drupal
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.32%) GroupWise
Applications
1 139 (43.99%) MS Office
2 94 (29.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.63%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.54%) Office 365
2 15 (4.75%) Google Apps
3 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.34%) TCP/IP
2 32 (10.13%) LAN
3 28 (8.86%) DNS
4 26 (8.23%) Firewall
5 23 (7.28%) WAN
6 18 (5.70%) DHCP
6 18 (5.70%) VPN
7 13 (4.11%) Wireless
8 11 (3.48%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (2.22%) IP Telephony
10 6 (1.90%) VoIP
11 4 (1.27%) ADSL
11 4 (1.27%) Network Security
12 3 (0.95%) Cisco IPT
12 3 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.95%) 3G
13 2 (0.63%) Internet
13 2 (0.63%) NAS
14 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.27%) MySQL
1 4 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (2.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.95%) MSI
2 3 (0.95%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 95 (30.06%) Finance
2 23 (7.28%) Banking
3 14 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.80%) Games
5 9 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.22%) Marketing
6 7 (2.22%) Law
7 6 (1.90%) Back Office
8 4 (1.27%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (0.95%) Retail
10 2 (0.63%) French Language
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.63%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.22%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.95%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.95%) COM
3 1 (0.32%) XML
3 1 (0.32%) WSH
3 1 (0.32%) LAMP
3 1 (0.32%) XMPP
3 1 (0.32%) JSON
3 1 (0.32%) REST
3 1 (0.32%) HTML
3 1 (0.32%) .NET
3 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 88 (27.85%) Blackberry
2 21 (6.65%) Thin Client
2 21 (6.65%) Fat Client
2 21 (6.65%) Hedge funds
3 20 (6.33%) iPhone
4 17 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (3.48%) Replication
7 6 (1.90%) iPad
8 5 (1.58%) CMDB
9 4 (1.27%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.95%) Equities
10 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.63%) DTV
11 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.63%) Social Network
12 1 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.32%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 285 (90.19%) Windows
2 182 (57.59%) Windows 7
3 67 (21.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (20.25%) Windows 8
5 49 (15.51%) Windows XP
6 45 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (11.08%) Mac OS X
8 27 (8.54%) Android
8 27 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (6.33%) Linux
10 19 (6.01%) Apple iOS
11 13 (4.11%) Windows Vista
11 13 (4.11%) Windows 2000
12 12 (3.80%) Mac OS
13 8 (2.53%) UNIX
13 8 (2.53%) Windows Phone
14 5 (1.58%) AIX
14 5 (1.58%) Solaris
15 2 (0.63%) Debian
15 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.48%) ITIL
2 21 (6.65%) Service Delivery
3 15 (4.75%) Asset Management
4 10 (3.16%) Mentoring
5 9 (2.85%) Software Deployment
6 8 (2.53%) Logistics
7 7 (2.22%) Service Management
8 6 (1.90%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (1.90%) ITSM
8 6 (1.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (1.58%) Incident Management
9 5 (1.58%) Problem Management
10 4 (1.27%) Change Control
10 4 (1.27%) Investment Management
10 4 (1.27%) E-Commerce
10 4 (1.27%) Line Management
11 3 (0.95%) Fault Management
11 3 (0.95%) Time Management
11 3 (0.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (0.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.23%) PowerShell
2 15 (4.75%) SQL
3 8 (2.53%) VB
4 6 (1.90%) C
5 3 (0.95%) VBScript
5 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.63%) Perl
7 1 (0.32%) PHP
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) Python
7 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (20.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (8.54%) MCSE
3 26 (8.23%) MCSA
4 25 (7.91%) MCP
5 20 (6.33%) MCITP
6 19 (6.01%) Degree
7 18 (5.70%) MCDST
8 12 (3.80%) MCTS
9 8 (2.53%) A+ Certification
10 7 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.22%) CCNA
11 5 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.95%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.63%) ACSP
13 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.63%) CCA
13 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.63%) MOS
13 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.54%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 183 (57.91%) Active Directory
2 52 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (16.46%) XenApp
3 29 (9.18%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.33%) XenDesktop
5 19 (6.01%) Xen
6 15 (4.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (4.43%) vSphere
8 6 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.95%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.95%) XenServer
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 54 (17.09%) SCCM
2 13 (4.11%) WSUS
3 5 (1.58%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.27%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.27%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.32%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) DameWare
5 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 175 (55.38%) Microsoft
2 81 (25.63%) Citrix
3 65 (20.57%) VMware
4 52 (16.46%) Cisco
5 51 (16.14%) Apple
6 27 (8.54%) HP
7 25 (7.91%) Wyse
8 23 (7.28%) Reuters
9 18 (5.70%) Avaya
9 18 (5.70%) FactSet
10 17 (5.38%) Dell
11 14 (4.43%) AppSense
12 13 (4.11%) Symantec
12 13 (4.11%) McAfee
13 12 (3.80%) Remedy
13 12 (3.80%) Altiris
13 12 (3.80%) Lotus
14 11 (3.48%) Mitel
14 11 (3.48%) Polycom
15 6 (1.90%) Bloomberg
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