The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 217 244 252
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 15 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 10
Median salary £19,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,950 £18,400 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,900 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,750 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -2.83%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5471 6204 6932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.65% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4642 4947 5573
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +35 7 £19,000 -1.29%
Manchester +6 6 £23,500 +4.44%
Merseyside +7 2 £25,500 +5.15%
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) MS Office
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
4 12 (41.38%) Citrix
5 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
5 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
6 9 (31.03%) ITIL
6 9 (31.03%) Thin Client
6 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
6 9 (31.03%) Fat Client
7 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (24.14%) DHCP
8 7 (24.14%) Intel
8 7 (24.14%) VPN
8 7 (24.14%) DNS
8 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
9 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (13.79%) Finance
12 3 (10.34%) SCCM
12 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
13 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
13 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (6.90%) CMDB

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (55.17%) MS Office
2 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) DMZ
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Fat Client
1 9 (31.03%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.90%) CMDB
2 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
2 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
2 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
3 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) VB
1 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.45%) MCSA
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Citrix
3 7 (24.14%) Intel
4 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
4 2 (6.90%) Fidessa
4 2 (6.90%) Reuters
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.45%) SafeCom
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec