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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 486 522 541
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 140 109 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 128 87 64
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,675 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
41596 43445 41197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35513 36298 34581
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +29 30 £27,500 -12.69% 6
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £22,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £33,500 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 217 (86.11%) Windows
2 162 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 161 (63.89%) Microsoft
4 138 (54.76%) Windows 7
5 122 (48.41%) MS Office
6 91 (36.11%) Finance
7 81 (32.14%) MS Excel
8 78 (30.95%) Citrix
9 69 (27.38%) ITIL
10 58 (23.02%) SCCM
11 57 (22.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 57 (22.62%) Blackberry
12 56 (22.22%) Windows 8
13 54 (21.43%) VMware
14 43 (17.06%) MS Exchange
15 42 (16.67%) XenApp
16 40 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (15.87%) Windows XP
17 38 (15.08%) MCSE
17 38 (15.08%) DNS
18 36 (14.29%) DHCP
19 33 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
20 32 (12.70%) PowerShell
21 31 (12.30%) Hyper-V
21 31 (12.30%) Cisco
21 31 (12.30%) TCP/IP
21 31 (12.30%) HP
22 29 (11.51%) XenDesktop
23 27 (10.71%) Android
23 27 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (17.06%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 18 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.37%) Lync
4 10 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.78%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.79%) Confluence
9 2 (0.79%) LiveLink
Applications
1 122 (48.41%) MS Office
2 81 (32.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.79%) MS Project
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.40%) InDesign
5 1 (0.40%) Revit
5 1 (0.40%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.54%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.08%) DNS
2 36 (14.29%) DHCP
3 31 (12.30%) TCP/IP
4 20 (7.94%) Firewall
5 14 (5.56%) LAN
6 13 (5.16%) Wireless
7 11 (4.37%) WAN
8 9 (3.57%) VPN
8 9 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (3.57%) Internet
9 6 (2.38%) VoIP
10 5 (1.98%) HTTP
10 5 (1.98%) SAN
10 5 (1.98%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.19%) NAS
12 3 (1.19%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.19%) VLAN
13 2 (0.79%) WLAN
13 2 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 91 (36.11%) Finance
2 20 (7.94%) Banking
3 11 (4.37%) Back Office
4 10 (3.97%) Games
5 9 (3.57%) Law
6 8 (3.17%) Mandarin Language
7 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.78%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.98%) Advertising
9 3 (1.19%) French Language
9 3 (1.19%) Retail
10 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.79%) Marketing
10 2 (0.79%) Publishing
10 2 (0.79%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.98%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.19%) WSH
3 2 (0.79%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) COM
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.62%) Blackberry
2 27 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.94%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.17%) iPhone
5 8 (3.17%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.38%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.19%) BYOD
7 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.79%) Derivative
8 2 (0.79%) Replication
8 2 (0.79%) iPad
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.40%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 217 (86.11%) Windows
2 138 (54.76%) Windows 7
3 56 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 40 (15.87%) Windows XP
5 33 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (10.71%) Android
7 18 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (6.35%) Apple iOS
8 16 (6.35%) Mac OS X
9 11 (4.37%) Mac OS
10 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.78%) Linux
12 4 (1.59%) UNIX
12 4 (1.59%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.59%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.38%) ITIL
2 13 (5.16%) Asset Management
2 13 (5.16%) Problem Management
3 12 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 11 (4.37%) Software Deployment
5 10 (3.97%) Service Delivery
6 7 (2.78%) ITSM
6 7 (2.78%) Project Management
6 7 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (2.38%) Patch Management
8 5 (1.98%) Software Distribution
8 5 (1.98%) Change Management
8 5 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (1.59%) Investment Management
9 4 (1.59%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.19%) Risk Management
10 3 (1.19%) Service Management
10 3 (1.19%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 17 (6.75%) VBScript
3 7 (2.78%) SQL
4 4 (1.59%) VB
4 4 (1.59%) C
5 3 (1.19%) C#
6 2 (0.79%) Java
6 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (22.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (15.08%) MCSE
3 22 (8.73%) Degree
4 21 (8.33%) MCP
5 16 (6.35%) MCSA
6 15 (5.95%) MCITP
7 8 (3.17%) MCDST
8 7 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.78%) MOS
9 6 (2.38%) CCNA
9 6 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.59%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.40%) ACMT
12 1 (0.40%) ACSP
12 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.40%) CCA
12 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) COBIT
2 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 162 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.67%) XenApp
3 40 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (12.30%) Hyper-V
5 29 (11.51%) XenDesktop
6 15 (5.95%) Xen
7 12 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 10 (3.97%) XenServer
9 8 (3.17%) vSphere
10 6 (2.38%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.19%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 58 (23.02%) SCCM
2 5 (1.98%) WMI
2 5 (1.98%) EdgeSight
3 4 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.19%) Casper Suite
4 3 (1.19%) Puppet
4 3 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.79%) WSUS
5 2 (0.79%) SCOM
5 2 (0.79%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.40%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 161 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 78 (30.95%) Citrix
3 54 (21.43%) VMware
4 31 (12.30%) HP
4 31 (12.30%) Cisco
5 25 (9.92%) Apple
6 20 (7.94%) Bloomberg
7 18 (7.14%) Dell
8 17 (6.75%) AppSense
9 13 (5.16%) Reuters
10 12 (4.76%) Avaya
10 12 (4.76%) Wyse
11 10 (3.97%) Symantec
12 9 (3.57%) Polycom
13 8 (3.17%) Altiris
14 7 (2.78%) Lotus
15 6 (2.38%) Adobe
16 5 (1.98%) IBM
16 5 (1.98%) Intel
16 5 (1.98%) Google
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