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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 488 552 542
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 125 106 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 105 93 62
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.00%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +37 26 £33,500 +3.07% 6
Chiswick - 3 £24,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £27,500 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 273 (90.10%) Windows
2 177 (58.42%) Windows 7
3 175 (57.76%) Microsoft
4 173 (57.10%) Active Directory
5 142 (46.86%) MS Office
6 100 (33.00%) Finance
7 93 (30.69%) MS Excel
8 91 (30.03%) ITIL
9 88 (29.04%) Citrix
10 84 (27.72%) Blackberry
11 63 (20.79%) VMware
12 60 (19.80%) XenApp
13 59 (19.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (19.47%) Windows 8
14 58 (19.14%) MS Exchange
15 56 (18.48%) SCCM
16 55 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 53 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
18 52 (17.16%) Apple
19 48 (15.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 46 (15.18%) Cisco
21 37 (12.21%) Windows XP
22 33 (10.89%) TCP/IP
22 33 (10.89%) Mac OS X
23 32 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
23 32 (10.56%) Hyper-V
24 29 (9.57%) MCSE
25 28 (9.24%) Office 365
26 27 (8.91%) PowerShell
27 26 (8.58%) XenDesktop

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (19.14%) MS Exchange
2 48 (15.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 23 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.61%) IBM Notes
5 14 (4.62%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.64%) Lync
9 5 (1.65%) IIS
9 5 (1.65%) Apache
10 3 (0.99%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.99%) nginx
11 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.66%) Confluence
11 2 (0.66%) Drupal
12 1 (0.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 142 (46.86%) MS Office
2 93 (30.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.66%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) InDesign
5 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Revit
5 1 (0.33%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.33%) Front Arena
1 1 (0.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.24%) Office 365
2 9 (2.97%) Google Apps
3 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.89%) TCP/IP
2 26 (8.58%) DNS
3 25 (8.25%) Firewall
4 19 (6.27%) LAN
5 18 (5.94%) DHCP
6 16 (5.28%) WAN
7 14 (4.62%) VPN
8 10 (3.30%) Wireless
9 9 (2.97%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (1.98%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.65%) VoIP
11 5 (1.65%) Network Security
12 4 (1.32%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.99%) 3G
13 3 (0.99%) ADSL
13 3 (0.99%) Cisco IPT
14 2 (0.66%) NAS
14 2 (0.66%) IPv4
14 2 (0.66%) Internet
15 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.97%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 100 (33.00%) Finance
2 24 (7.92%) Banking
3 13 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.96%) Games
5 8 (2.64%) Mandarin Language
5 8 (2.64%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.64%) Back Office
6 6 (1.98%) Law
7 4 (1.32%) French Language
8 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.99%) Advertising
8 3 (0.99%) Retail
8 3 (0.99%) Marketing
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.31%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.99%) COM
2 3 (0.99%) WSH
2 3 (0.99%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 84 (27.72%) Blackberry
2 20 (6.60%) Hedge funds
3 19 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.27%) Thin Client
3 19 (6.27%) Fat Client
4 17 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (4.95%) iPhone
6 7 (2.31%) Replication
7 6 (1.98%) iPad
8 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.32%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.99%) CMDB
9 3 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.99%) BYOD
9 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.66%) Wiki
10 2 (0.66%) Social Network
10 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 273 (90.10%) Windows
2 177 (58.42%) Windows 7
3 59 (19.47%) Windows 8
4 55 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (12.21%) Windows XP
6 33 (10.89%) Mac OS X
7 32 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (8.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (7.26%) Android
10 17 (5.61%) Linux
11 15 (4.95%) Apple iOS
12 13 (4.29%) Windows Vista
13 9 (2.97%) Windows 2000
14 7 (2.31%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.98%) UNIX
16 4 (1.32%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.99%) AIX
17 3 (0.99%) Solaris
18 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (30.03%) ITIL
2 19 (6.27%) Service Delivery
3 14 (4.62%) Asset Management
4 13 (4.29%) Software Deployment
5 10 (3.30%) Problem Management
6 8 (2.64%) Logistics
6 8 (2.64%) Service Management
7 7 (2.31%) ITSM
7 7 (2.31%) Mentoring
7 7 (2.31%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (1.98%) Investment Management
8 6 (1.98%) Incident Management
9 4 (1.32%) Line Management
9 4 (1.32%) E-Commerce
9 4 (1.32%) Project Management
9 4 (1.32%) Change Management
10 3 (0.99%) Risk Management
10 3 (0.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (0.99%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.99%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.91%) PowerShell
2 13 (4.29%) SQL
3 9 (2.97%) VB
4 7 (2.31%) C
5 6 (1.98%) VBScript
6 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (19.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.57%) MCSE
3 22 (7.26%) MCSA
4 21 (6.93%) MCP
5 18 (5.94%) Degree
6 13 (4.29%) MCDST
6 13 (4.29%) MCITP
7 10 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.31%) CCNA
9 6 (1.98%) MCTS
9 6 (1.98%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.66%) ACSP
10 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.66%) MOS
10 2 (0.66%) CCNP
10 2 (0.66%) CCA
10 2 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.33%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 173 (57.10%) Active Directory
2 60 (19.80%) XenApp
3 53 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (10.56%) Hyper-V
5 26 (8.58%) XenDesktop
6 19 (6.27%) Xen
7 15 (4.95%) vSphere
8 8 (2.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.65%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.65%) XenServer
12 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 56 (18.48%) SCCM
2 12 (3.96%) WSUS
3 8 (2.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (1.65%) EdgeSight
5 4 (1.32%) Casper Suite
5 4 (1.32%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.99%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.66%) SCOM
8 1 (0.33%) DameWare
8 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 175 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 88 (29.04%) Citrix
3 63 (20.79%) VMware
4 52 (17.16%) Apple
5 46 (15.18%) Cisco
6 25 (8.25%) HP
6 25 (8.25%) Wyse
7 24 (7.92%) Reuters
8 18 (5.94%) FactSet
9 17 (5.61%) Lotus
10 15 (4.95%) Dell
10 15 (4.95%) Symantec
11 13 (4.29%) Polycom
12 12 (3.96%) AppSense
13 10 (3.30%) Avaya
14 9 (2.97%) Remedy
15 8 (2.64%) Altiris
16 7 (2.31%) Bloomberg
17 6 (1.98%) ServiceNow
17 6 (1.98%) Adobe
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