The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 81 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £22,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.09%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +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 North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
752 608 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.83% 97.12% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 624 517 555
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the North East region.

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the North East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Handset

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCDST
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) LANDesk