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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 512 482 535
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 133 173 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 126 147 85
Average salary £29,000 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.91% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,800 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +36 31 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Canary Wharf - 4 £24,000 -
Bromley - 3 £22,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £32,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £20,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £52,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £42,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £31,500 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 227 (85.02%) Windows
2 192 (71.91%) Active Directory
3 143 (53.56%) Microsoft
4 142 (53.18%) Windows 7
5 124 (46.44%) MS Office
6 97 (36.33%) Finance
7 74 (27.72%) Windows Server
8 66 (24.72%) ITIL
8 66 (24.72%) MS Exchange
9 59 (22.10%) Citrix
10 57 (21.35%) Windows 8
11 56 (20.97%) MS Excel
12 54 (20.22%) Blackberry
13 50 (18.73%) Android
14 49 (18.35%) SCCM
15 46 (17.23%) Windows XP
15 46 (17.23%) DNS
16 45 (16.85%) VMware
17 40 (14.98%) DHCP
18 39 (14.61%) HP
19 38 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012
20 37 (13.86%) Mac OS X
20 37 (13.86%) Apple
21 33 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
21 33 (12.36%) Cisco
22 32 (11.99%) TCP/IP
22 32 (11.99%) Apple iOS
23 30 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
24 28 (10.49%) Dell

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 66 (24.72%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.49%) SharePoint
2 28 (10.49%) Skype for Business
3 18 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.87%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) Confluence
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 124 (46.44%) MS Office
2 56 (20.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.75%) Eikon
1 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.99%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.23%) DNS
2 40 (14.98%) DHCP
3 32 (11.99%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.99%) VPN
5 15 (5.62%) Skype
6 10 (3.75%) LAN
7 8 (3.00%) Firewall
7 8 (3.00%) Internet
7 8 (3.00%) SAN
7 8 (3.00%) WAN
8 7 (2.62%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (2.25%) Wireless
10 5 (1.87%) VoIP
11 4 (1.50%) NAS
12 3 (1.12%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.12%) FTP
12 3 (1.12%) HTTP
13 2 (0.75%) PBX
13 2 (0.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) JIRA
2 3 (1.12%) AdminStudio
2 3 (1.12%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (36.33%) Finance
2 22 (8.24%) Banking
3 6 (2.25%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.25%) Law
3 6 (2.25%) Legal
3 6 (2.25%) Retail
4 5 (1.87%) Games
5 4 (1.50%) Advertising
5 4 (1.50%) Back Office
5 4 (1.50%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Front Office
6 3 (1.12%) Publishing
6 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.12%) XMPP
2 2 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.22%) Blackberry
2 22 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.87%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (7.49%) iPhone
5 11 (4.12%) Hedge funds
6 10 (3.75%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.62%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.25%) iPad
8 6 (2.25%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (1.12%) Online Games
10 2 (0.75%) BYOD
10 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.75%) User Experience
11 1 (0.37%) Fintech
11 1 (0.37%) NHS
11 1 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 227 (85.02%) Windows
2 142 (53.18%) Windows 7
3 74 (27.72%) Windows Server
4 57 (21.35%) Windows 8
5 50 (18.73%) Android
6 46 (17.23%) Windows XP
7 38 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (13.86%) Mac OS X
9 33 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (11.99%) Apple iOS
11 23 (8.61%) Linux
12 16 (5.99%) Windows 10
13 14 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (4.87%) Mac OS
15 6 (2.25%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.87%) Windows Phone
17 3 (1.12%) Unix
18 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.72%) ITIL
2 25 (9.36%) Asset Management
3 18 (6.74%) Patch Management
4 13 (4.87%) Incident Management
5 9 (3.37%) Change Management
6 5 (1.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (1.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (1.50%) Data Protection
7 4 (1.50%) ITSM
7 4 (1.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (1.50%) Problem Management
7 4 (1.50%) Security Patching
8 3 (1.12%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (1.12%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (1.12%) Line Management
8 3 (1.12%) Load Balancing
8 3 (1.12%) Performance Management
8 3 (1.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.49%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.62%) C
3 6 (2.25%) VBScript
4 5 (1.87%) SQL
5 4 (1.50%) VB
6 3 (1.12%) Java
7 2 (0.75%) Perl
7 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.37%) C#
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.37%) PHP
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.24%) Degree
3 19 (7.12%) MCSE
4 18 (6.74%) MCSA
5 9 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.62%) A+ Certification
8 6 (2.25%) MCP
9 5 (1.87%) MCDST
10 4 (1.50%) MCITP
10 4 (1.50%) MOS
11 3 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.75%) CCA
12 2 (0.75%) CCNA
12 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.37%) MCTS
13 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 192 (71.91%) Active Directory
2 38 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.61%) XenApp
4 15 (5.62%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.12%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.37%) Xen
7 6 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.25%) vSphere
8 4 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.50%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.50%) XenServer
9 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.37%) Firmware
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.37%) UAG
10 1 (0.37%) vCloud
10 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (18.35%) SCCM
2 5 (1.87%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.87%) DameWare
3 4 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.50%) WSUS
4 3 (1.12%) Perfmon
4 3 (1.12%) WMI
5 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.37%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
6 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 143 (53.56%) Microsoft
2 59 (22.10%) Citrix
3 45 (16.85%) VMware
4 39 (14.61%) HP
5 37 (13.86%) Apple
6 33 (12.36%) Cisco
7 28 (10.49%) Dell
8 17 (6.37%) Avaya
9 15 (5.62%) Bloomberg
10 13 (4.87%) Altiris
10 13 (4.87%) Polycom
11 11 (4.12%) Mitel
11 11 (4.12%) Toshiba
12 10 (3.75%) Reuters
13 9 (3.37%) Google
14 8 (3.00%) Wyse
15 7 (2.62%) Symantec
16 6 (2.25%) Adobe
17 4 (1.50%) Remedy
17 4 (1.50%) Sophos
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