The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 237 247 242
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.029% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.031% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £25,750 £18,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.09% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £15,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £20,850 £27,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +10.00%
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 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
5860 6524 6871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.02% 95.23% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4703 5272 5823
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Merseyside +17 3 £29,500 +37.20%
Manchester +3 3 £26,500 +76.66%
Lancashire - 2 £21,750 -
Cheshire - 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (40.74%) DNS
6 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) DHCP
7 9 (33.33%) ITIL
7 9 (33.33%) MCP
8 8 (29.63%) MS Office
8 8 (29.63%) MCITP
9 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
9 7 (25.93%) Citrix
10 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
10 6 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Vista
11 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 5 (18.52%) MCSE
12 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
12 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
12 4 (14.81%) SMS
12 4 (14.81%) VPN
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (14.81%) Publishing
12 4 (14.81%) Migration
12 4 (14.81%) Avaya

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.41%) Lync
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) AutoCAD
3 2 (7.41%) Revit
3 2 (7.41%) SketchUp
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
3 9 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) SMS
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (7.41%) Wireless
6 2 (7.41%) WEP
6 2 (7.41%) WPA
6 2 (7.41%) ADSL
6 2 (7.41%) ISDN
6 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.41%) PSTN
6 2 (7.41%) SMTP
6 2 (7.41%) MPLS
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) WLAN
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Photography
3 1 (3.70%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Vista
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (33.33%) MCP
3 8 (29.63%) MCITP
4 5 (18.52%) MCSE
5 3 (11.11%) MCSA
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.41%) MCDST
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (7.41%) CCNP
6 2 (7.41%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) Firmware
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) WSUS
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Avaya
3 4 (14.81%) Apple
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Adobe
5 2 (7.41%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy