The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 173 149 142
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 7 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 15
Average salary £35,000 £26,566 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.74% +6.26%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3856 2940 3366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.02% 94.26% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 1721 2514
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -11 5 £35,000 +100.00% 1
Aberdeen -1 1 £24,000 -9.65% 5
South Lanarkshire - 1 £26,500 -
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 17 (65.38%) SCCM
4 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) MS Office
6 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
6 9 (34.62%) Law
7 8 (30.77%) Software Deployment
8 7 (26.92%) MSI
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) Banking
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (15.38%) Finance
11 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
11 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
11 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (7.69%) Lotus
13 2 (7.69%) Adobe
13 2 (7.69%) RDF
13 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
13 2 (7.69%) Legal
13 2 (7.69%) Altiris
13 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
14 1 (3.85%) WSUS
14 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Office
2 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (34.62%) Law
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Software Deployment
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) RDF
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Lotus
2 2 (7.69%) Altiris
3 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee
3 1 (3.85%) Interwoven
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum Competitive Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £22,172 - £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £29500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago