The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 70 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.03% 0.77% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £22,000 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
368 367 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.85% 93.86% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 277 330 295
Average salary £40,000 £38,536 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.79% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
2 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco