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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 546 521 527
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 88 85 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70 69 99
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £22,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £24,573 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -2 15 £28,500 -16.17% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -4 6 £32,000 +23.07%
Harrow - 4 - - 1
Hornchurch - 2 £28,000 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 167 (79.52%) Windows
2 111 (52.86%) Active Directory
3 100 (47.62%) Windows 7
4 86 (40.95%) Microsoft
5 67 (31.90%) Finance
6 64 (30.48%) Windows XP
7 59 (28.10%) MS Office
8 52 (24.76%) Blackberry
9 50 (23.81%) Apple
10 48 (22.86%) MS Excel
11 47 (22.38%) ITIL
12 36 (17.14%) SCCM
13 35 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (16.67%) DNS
14 34 (16.19%) Windows 8
15 33 (15.71%) DHCP
15 33 (15.71%) Citrix
16 32 (15.24%) TCP/IP
17 31 (14.76%) MS Exchange
17 31 (14.76%) Degree
18 30 (14.29%) LAN
19 28 (13.33%) WAN
19 28 (13.33%) Cisco
20 26 (12.38%) PowerShell
21 25 (11.90%) Android
21 25 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
22 24 (11.43%) VMware
23 21 (10.00%) Wireless
23 21 (10.00%) Symantec
23 21 (10.00%) HP

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (14.76%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 14 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (4.29%) Lync
7 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (1.43%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.43%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.48%) IIS
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (28.10%) MS Office
2 48 (22.86%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Eikon
2 1 (0.48%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.76%) Google Apps
2 6 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.67%) DNS
2 33 (15.71%) DHCP
3 32 (15.24%) TCP/IP
4 30 (14.29%) LAN
5 28 (13.33%) WAN
6 21 (10.00%) Wireless
7 19 (9.05%) VPN
8 17 (8.10%) Internet
9 12 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (4.76%) Firewall
11 5 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.38%) VoIP
12 4 (1.90%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.43%) SMTP
14 2 (0.95%) DSL
14 2 (0.95%) SAN
15 1 (0.48%) VLAN
15 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
15 1 (0.48%) LDAP
15 1 (0.48%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (4.29%) MSI
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 67 (31.90%) Finance
2 10 (4.76%) Back Office
3 9 (4.29%) Marketing
4 7 (3.33%) Law
5 6 (2.86%) Banking
6 5 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.38%) Front Office
7 3 (1.43%) Legal
7 3 (1.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.95%) Retail
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.19%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.95%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.95%) .NET
2 2 (0.95%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.76%) Blackberry
2 19 (9.05%) iPhone
3 16 (7.62%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (7.14%) Hedge funds
5 12 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.24%) iPad
7 9 (4.29%) Smartphone
8 8 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (3.33%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.38%) PDA
11 3 (1.43%) Equities
12 2 (0.95%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.95%) BBC
12 2 (0.95%) Derivative
12 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.48%) Replication
13 1 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 167 (79.52%) Windows
2 100 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 64 (30.48%) Windows XP
4 35 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (16.19%) Windows 8
6 25 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (11.90%) Android
7 18 (8.57%) Mac OS X
7 18 (8.57%) Apple iOS
8 14 (6.67%) Mac OS
9 9 (4.29%) Linux
10 6 (2.86%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.38%) ITIL
2 16 (7.62%) Asset Management
3 15 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 11 (5.24%) Migration
5 10 (4.76%) Change Management
6 9 (4.29%) Service Delivery
6 9 (4.29%) Investment Management
7 6 (2.86%) Security Management
8 5 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (2.38%) Software Engineering
8 5 (2.38%) ITIL V3
9 4 (1.90%) Software Distribution
9 4 (1.90%) Mentoring
10 3 (1.43%) Time Management
10 3 (1.43%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.43%) Release Management
11 2 (0.95%) Document Management
11 2 (0.95%) Project Management
11 2 (0.95%) Service Management
11 2 (0.95%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.38%) PowerShell
2 17 (8.10%) VB
3 13 (6.19%) VBScript
4 8 (3.81%) SQL
4 8 (3.81%) Java
5 6 (2.86%) C#
6 5 (2.38%) PHP
6 5 (2.38%) Python
7 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (14.76%) Degree
2 18 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.62%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.24%) MCSE
6 9 (4.29%) MCSA
7 8 (3.81%) MCTS
8 6 (2.86%) MCP
8 6 (2.86%) CCNA
8 6 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.38%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.90%) MCITP
10 4 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.95%) MCDST
11 2 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.48%) ACMT
12 1 (0.48%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) SLA
System Software
1 111 (52.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.05%) XenApp
3 15 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.86%) vSphere
7 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (17.14%) SCCM
2 14 (6.67%) WSUS
3 11 (5.24%) Backup Exec
4 10 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.95%) Sysprep
6 2 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.95%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.48%) OpenView
7 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.48%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.48%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 86 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 50 (23.81%) Apple
3 33 (15.71%) Citrix
4 28 (13.33%) Cisco
5 24 (11.43%) VMware
6 21 (10.00%) Symantec
6 21 (10.00%) HP
7 20 (9.52%) Bloomberg
8 15 (7.14%) Dell
9 13 (6.19%) Juniper
10 12 (5.71%) Reuters
11 11 (5.24%) Autodesk
11 11 (5.24%) Altiris
12 10 (4.76%) Google
13 8 (3.81%) AppSense
14 7 (3.33%) Remedy
15 5 (2.38%) Adobe
15 5 (2.38%) Polycom
16 4 (1.90%) Fidessa
17 3 (1.43%) Veritas
London, South East, United Kingdom
NBC Universal
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-30k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Allied Worldwide
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 23 days ago