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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 508 539 540
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 113 77 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 90 63 85
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -11 21 £31,500 -18.70% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -14 6 £32,000 +23.07%
Harrow - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 175 (81.40%) Windows
2 125 (58.14%) Active Directory
3 111 (51.63%) Windows 7
4 101 (46.98%) Microsoft
5 74 (34.42%) Windows XP
6 69 (32.09%) Finance
7 60 (27.91%) MS Office
8 59 (27.44%) MS Excel
9 52 (24.19%) Blackberry
9 52 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (21.86%) ITIL
11 45 (20.93%) Apple
12 44 (20.47%) SCCM
13 42 (19.53%) Windows 8
13 42 (19.53%) Degree
14 40 (18.60%) DNS
15 39 (18.14%) DHCP
15 39 (18.14%) MS Exchange
16 36 (16.74%) TCP/IP
16 36 (16.74%) PowerShell
17 34 (15.81%) Citrix
18 33 (15.35%) Cisco
19 31 (14.42%) LAN
19 31 (14.42%) VMware
20 29 (13.49%) WAN
20 29 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2010
21 27 (12.56%) WSUS
21 27 (12.56%) VB
22 26 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
23 23 (10.70%) Migration

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 39 (18.14%) MS Exchange
2 29 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (6.51%) SharePoint
5 14 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.79%) Lync
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.40%) WorkSite
7 3 (1.40%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (27.91%) MS Office
2 59 (27.44%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Eikon
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.19%) Google Apps
2 6 (2.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.60%) DNS
2 39 (18.14%) DHCP
3 36 (16.74%) TCP/IP
4 31 (14.42%) LAN
5 29 (13.49%) WAN
6 22 (10.23%) Wireless
7 19 (8.84%) VPN
8 15 (6.98%) Internet
9 13 (6.05%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.26%) Firewall
11 6 (2.79%) VoIP
12 4 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.40%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.40%) SMTP
14 2 (0.93%) DSL
14 2 (0.93%) PBX
14 2 (0.93%) SAN
15 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPT
15 1 (0.47%) IPv4
15 1 (0.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.47%) MySQL
3 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.19%) MSI
General
1 69 (32.09%) Finance
2 12 (5.58%) Back Office
3 9 (4.19%) Marketing
4 7 (3.26%) Law
5 6 (2.79%) Banking
6 5 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.86%) Front Office
8 3 (1.40%) Legal
8 3 (1.40%) Advertising
9 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Retail
10 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.12%) Application Packaging
2 7 (3.26%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.86%) Rendezvous
4 2 (0.93%) Web Services
4 2 (0.93%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) WSH
5 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.19%) Blackberry
2 21 (9.77%) iPhone
3 16 (7.44%) Hedge funds
3 16 (7.44%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (6.05%) iPad
5 8 (3.72%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.33%) PDA
8 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.93%) BBC
9 2 (0.93%) Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) Equities
10 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.47%) New Media
10 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 175 (81.40%) Windows
2 111 (51.63%) Windows 7
3 74 (34.42%) Windows XP
4 52 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (19.53%) Windows 8
6 26 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (10.23%) Android
8 19 (8.84%) Mac OS X
9 15 (6.98%) Apple iOS
10 14 (6.51%) Mac OS
11 10 (4.65%) Linux
12 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.86%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.86%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.86%) ITIL
2 23 (10.70%) Migration
3 14 (6.51%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.05%) Asset Management
4 13 (6.05%) Change Management
5 12 (5.58%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (2.79%) Investment Management
7 5 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (2.33%) ITIL V3
7 5 (2.33%) Time Management
7 5 (2.33%) CRM
7 5 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (2.33%) Security Management
8 4 (1.86%) Project Management
8 4 (1.86%) Release Management
9 2 (0.93%) Service Management
9 2 (0.93%) Data Migration
9 2 (0.93%) Software Distribution
9 2 (0.93%) Document Management
9 2 (0.93%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.74%) PowerShell
2 27 (12.56%) VB
3 13 (6.05%) VBScript
4 8 (3.72%) SQL
4 8 (3.72%) C#
4 8 (3.72%) Java
5 5 (2.33%) Python
5 5 (2.33%) PHP
6 4 (1.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (19.53%) Degree
2 18 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.12%) MCSE
5 10 (4.65%) MCSA
6 8 (3.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (3.26%) MCTS
8 6 (2.79%) HND
9 5 (2.33%) CCNA
9 5 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.33%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.33%) MCP
10 4 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.86%) MCITP
11 2 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 125 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.77%) XenApp
3 16 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.58%) vSphere
5 11 (5.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (3.26%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (20.47%) SCCM
2 27 (12.56%) WSUS
3 14 (6.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (5.58%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.93%) Sysprep
6 2 (0.93%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.47%) WMI
7 1 (0.47%) OpenView
7 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.47%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.47%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 101 (46.98%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.93%) Apple
3 34 (15.81%) Citrix
4 33 (15.35%) Cisco
5 31 (14.42%) VMware
6 22 (10.23%) Bloomberg
6 22 (10.23%) HP
7 19 (8.84%) Symantec
8 15 (6.98%) Reuters
9 13 (6.05%) Dell
9 13 (6.05%) Juniper
10 11 (5.12%) Altiris
10 11 (5.12%) Autodesk
11 9 (4.19%) Google
11 9 (4.19%) AppSense
12 7 (3.26%) Polycom
12 7 (3.26%) CQG
13 6 (2.79%) Remedy
14 5 (2.33%) Wyse
15 4 (1.86%) Toshiba
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