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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 432 490 534
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 181 122 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 158 87 67
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+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
39358 40771 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33206 33384 35771
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +22 51 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Chiswick - 5 £24,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £25,000 -
Coulsdon - 2 £24,000 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 280 (90.03%) Windows
2 179 (57.56%) Active Directory
3 176 (56.59%) Windows 7
4 162 (52.09%) Microsoft
5 127 (40.84%) MS Office
6 91 (29.26%) MS Excel
7 89 (28.62%) Finance
8 87 (27.97%) ITIL
9 86 (27.65%) Blackberry
10 80 (25.72%) Citrix
11 68 (21.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 66 (21.22%) MS Exchange
12 66 (21.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 62 (19.94%) VMware
14 59 (18.97%) Windows 8
15 57 (18.33%) SCCM
16 54 (17.36%) Apple
17 51 (16.40%) XenApp
18 50 (16.08%) Cisco
18 50 (16.08%) Windows XP
19 49 (15.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 48 (15.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 44 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
22 40 (12.86%) TCP/IP
23 39 (12.54%) Mac OS X
24 32 (10.29%) LAN
25 30 (9.65%) PowerShell
26 29 (9.32%) DNS
26 29 (9.32%) MCSE
26 29 (9.32%) Office 365

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 66 (21.22%) MS Exchange
2 49 (15.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 27 (8.68%) SharePoint
3 27 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (3.54%) IBM Notes
7 10 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.25%) Lync
9 5 (1.61%) Apache
9 5 (1.61%) IIS
10 3 (0.96%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.96%) nginx
11 2 (0.64%) Drupal
11 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.32%) GroupWise
Applications
1 127 (40.84%) MS Office
2 91 (29.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Eikon
2 2 (0.64%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.32%) Office 365
2 11 (3.54%) Google Apps
3 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 32 (10.29%) LAN
3 29 (9.32%) DNS
4 26 (8.36%) Firewall
5 23 (7.40%) WAN
6 20 (6.43%) DHCP
7 19 (6.11%) VPN
8 14 (4.50%) Wireless
9 9 (2.89%) VoIP
10 8 (2.57%) IP Telephony
11 7 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.61%) Network Security
13 4 (1.29%) ADSL
14 3 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.96%) Internet
14 3 (0.96%) 3G
14 3 (0.96%) Cisco IPT
14 3 (0.96%) Structured Cabling
15 2 (0.64%) NAS
15 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.61%) MySQL
1 5 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (2.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.29%) MSI
3 3 (0.96%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 89 (28.62%) Finance
2 24 (7.72%) Banking
3 13 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.54%) Games
5 9 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.25%) Marketing
7 5 (1.61%) Law
8 4 (1.29%) French Language
8 4 (1.29%) Retail
9 3 (0.96%) Advertising
9 3 (0.96%) Back Office
9 3 (0.96%) Electronics
10 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.57%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.64%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.64%) REST
2 2 (0.64%) XML
2 2 (0.64%) HTML
2 2 (0.64%) .NET
2 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.64%) JSON
3 1 (0.32%) COM
3 1 (0.32%) LAMP
3 1 (0.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (27.65%) Blackberry
2 22 (7.07%) Hedge funds
3 21 (6.75%) Fat Client
3 21 (6.75%) Thin Client
4 19 (6.11%) iPhone
5 15 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.86%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (3.54%) Replication
8 6 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.93%) iPad
9 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.61%) CMDB
10 4 (1.29%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.29%) Equities
11 3 (0.96%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.64%) Social Network
12 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.64%) DTV
13 1 (0.32%) NHS
13 1 (0.32%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 280 (90.03%) Windows
2 176 (56.59%) Windows 7
3 66 (21.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (18.97%) Windows 8
5 50 (16.08%) Windows XP
6 44 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (12.54%) Mac OS X
8 27 (8.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (7.07%) Android
10 20 (6.43%) Linux
11 18 (5.79%) Apple iOS
12 16 (5.14%) Windows 2000
13 14 (4.50%) Windows Vista
14 8 (2.57%) UNIX
14 8 (2.57%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.57%) Windows Phone
15 5 (1.61%) AIX
15 5 (1.61%) Solaris
16 2 (0.64%) Debian
16 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (27.97%) ITIL
2 20 (6.43%) Service Delivery
3 15 (4.82%) Asset Management
4 9 (2.89%) Mentoring
5 7 (2.25%) Logistics
5 7 (2.25%) Software Deployment
6 6 (1.93%) Service Management
6 6 (1.93%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (1.93%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (1.61%) Change Management
7 5 (1.61%) ITSM
8 4 (1.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (1.29%) E-Commerce
8 4 (1.29%) Incident Management
8 4 (1.29%) Line Management
9 3 (0.96%) Fault Management
9 3 (0.96%) Investment Management
9 3 (0.96%) Time Management
9 3 (0.96%) Software Distribution
9 3 (0.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.65%) PowerShell
2 15 (4.82%) SQL
3 8 (2.57%) VB
4 5 (1.61%) C
5 3 (0.96%) VBScript
6 2 (0.64%) Perl
6 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.64%) Ruby
7 1 (0.32%) PHP
7 1 (0.32%) C#
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (21.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.32%) MCSE
3 27 (8.68%) MCP
4 26 (8.36%) MCSA
5 20 (6.43%) MCITP
6 19 (6.11%) MCDST
7 16 (5.14%) Degree
8 13 (4.18%) MCTS
9 8 (2.57%) A+ Certification
9 8 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.57%) CCNA
10 7 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.29%) VCP4
11 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.64%) ACSP
13 2 (0.64%) MOS
13 2 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.64%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.00%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 179 (57.56%) Active Directory
2 51 (16.40%) XenApp
3 48 (15.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (8.36%) Hyper-V
5 19 (6.11%) Xen
6 17 (5.47%) XenDesktop
7 15 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.89%) vSphere
9 5 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (18.33%) SCCM
2 15 (4.82%) WSUS
3 7 (2.25%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.96%) Casper Suite
5 3 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.64%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.32%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) DameWare
7 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 162 (52.09%) Microsoft
2 80 (25.72%) Citrix
3 62 (19.94%) VMware
4 54 (17.36%) Apple
5 50 (16.08%) Cisco
6 28 (9.00%) HP
7 27 (8.68%) Reuters
8 25 (8.04%) Wyse
9 20 (6.43%) Dell
10 18 (5.79%) FactSet
11 16 (5.14%) Avaya
12 14 (4.50%) Symantec
13 13 (4.18%) Remedy
14 12 (3.86%) McAfee
14 12 (3.86%) Bloomberg
15 11 (3.54%) Lotus
16 10 (3.22%) Mitel
17 9 (2.89%) Polycom
18 8 (2.57%) Altiris
18 8 (2.57%) AppSense
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