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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 500 520 513
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 127 111 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 109 91 103
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £26,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,125
% change year-on-year
- -0.49%
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
42330 42774 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.01% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36036 35527 39145
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 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 27 November 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 +26 24 £28,500 -6.55% 5
Harrow - 3 £22,500 -
Hornchurch - 2 £28,000 -
Stanmore +3 1 £21,000 -40.00%
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 198 (83.54%) Windows
2 136 (57.38%) Active Directory
3 113 (47.68%) Windows 7
4 98 (41.35%) Microsoft
5 75 (31.65%) MS Office
6 65 (27.43%) MS Excel
7 59 (24.89%) Windows XP
8 58 (24.47%) Finance
9 55 (23.21%) Blackberry
10 50 (21.10%) ITIL
11 48 (20.25%) Apple
12 44 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 41 (17.30%) LAN
13 41 (17.30%) MS Exchange
14 40 (16.88%) Citrix
14 40 (16.88%) Windows 8
15 39 (16.46%) TCP/IP
16 37 (15.61%) Android
17 34 (14.35%) SCCM
18 32 (13.50%) WAN
18 32 (13.50%) Cisco
18 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
19 31 (13.08%) DNS
20 30 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
21 29 (12.24%) DHCP
21 29 (12.24%) VMware
22 28 (11.81%) SharePoint
23 24 (10.13%) Mac OS X
24 23 (9.70%) Degree
25 22 (9.28%) Wireless

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 41 (17.30%) MS Exchange
2 28 (11.81%) SharePoint
3 20 (8.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.80%) Lync
8 5 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.27%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.42%) IIS
11 1 (0.42%) LiveLink
Applications
1 75 (31.65%) MS Office
2 65 (27.43%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Eikon
2 2 (0.84%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.75%) Google Apps
2 6 (2.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.30%) LAN
2 39 (16.46%) TCP/IP
3 32 (13.50%) WAN
4 31 (13.08%) DNS
5 29 (12.24%) DHCP
6 22 (9.28%) Wireless
7 16 (6.75%) Firewall
8 15 (6.33%) VPN
9 12 (5.06%) Internet
10 10 (4.22%) VoIP
11 8 (3.38%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.27%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.84%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.84%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
14 2 (0.84%) DSL
14 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.84%) ADSL
15 1 (0.42%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.84%) MySQL
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (3.80%) MSI
2 3 (1.27%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 58 (24.47%) Finance
2 10 (4.22%) Banking
3 9 (3.80%) Law
4 7 (2.95%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.95%) Marketing
5 5 (2.11%) Back Office
6 4 (1.69%) Front Office
7 3 (1.27%) Legal
7 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Retail
8 2 (0.84%) French Language
8 2 (0.84%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.33%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.27%) .NET
3 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.84%) XML
3 2 (0.84%) REST
3 2 (0.84%) HTML
3 2 (0.84%) JSON
4 1 (0.42%) LAMP
4 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (23.21%) Blackberry
2 21 (8.86%) iPhone
3 14 (5.91%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (5.49%) Hedge funds
5 10 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.95%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.95%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.53%) Replication
8 5 (2.11%) Equities
8 5 (2.11%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.69%) iPad
9 4 (1.69%) PDA
10 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.27%) CMDB
10 3 (1.27%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.84%) BBC
12 1 (0.42%) Handset
12 1 (0.42%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 198 (83.54%) Windows
2 113 (47.68%) Windows 7
3 59 (24.89%) Windows XP
4 44 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (16.88%) Windows 8
6 37 (15.61%) Android
7 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (10.13%) Mac OS X
9 22 (9.28%) Apple iOS
10 12 (5.06%) Windows 2000
11 11 (4.64%) Mac OS
12 10 (4.22%) Linux
13 8 (3.38%) Windows Vista
13 8 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (2.11%) Windows Phone
15 3 (1.27%) UNIX
15 3 (1.27%) AIX
15 3 (1.27%) Solaris
15 3 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.10%) ITIL
2 14 (5.91%) Asset Management
2 14 (5.91%) Mobile Device Management
3 13 (5.49%) Service Delivery
4 10 (4.22%) Change Management
5 6 (2.53%) Migration
6 5 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (2.11%) Security Management
6 5 (2.11%) Software Engineering
6 5 (2.11%) Mentoring
7 4 (1.69%) Software Distribution
7 4 (1.69%) CRM
7 4 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (1.27%) ITSM
8 3 (1.27%) Information Security
8 3 (1.27%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.27%) Investment Management
8 3 (1.27%) Data Migration
8 3 (1.27%) Change Control
9 2 (0.84%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (3.80%) VBScript
3 8 (3.38%) VB
4 6 (2.53%) Python
4 6 (2.53%) Java
4 6 (2.53%) PHP
4 6 (2.53%) SQL
5 2 (0.84%) Ruby
5 2 (0.84%) C#
6 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.70%) Degree
3 18 (7.59%) MCP
4 13 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.49%) MCDST
5 12 (5.06%) MCITP
6 11 (4.64%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.95%) MCTS
8 7 (2.95%) MCSE
8 7 (2.95%) A+ Certification
9 6 (2.53%) MCSA
10 5 (2.11%) CCNA
10 5 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.42%) CISSP
13 1 (0.42%) ACMT
13 1 (0.42%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.28%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 136 (57.38%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 21 (8.86%) XenApp
3 18 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.64%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.95%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.27%) vSphere
7 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (14.35%) SCCM
2 9 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (3.38%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.38%) WSUS
4 2 (0.84%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.84%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.84%) Casper Suite
4 2 (0.84%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.42%) Nagios
5 1 (0.42%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 98 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 48 (20.25%) Apple
3 40 (16.88%) Citrix
4 32 (13.50%) Cisco
5 29 (12.24%) VMware
6 19 (8.02%) Bloomberg
6 19 (8.02%) HP
7 15 (6.33%) Symantec
8 13 (5.49%) Juniper
9 12 (5.06%) Dell
10 11 (4.64%) Avaya
10 11 (4.64%) Reuters
10 11 (4.64%) McAfee
10 11 (4.64%) AppSense
10 11 (4.64%) Autodesk
11 10 (4.22%) Google
11 10 (4.22%) Remedy
12 8 (3.38%) Mitel
13 7 (2.95%) Altiris
14 6 (2.53%) Adobe
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