The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 368 405 395
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 74 50 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 67 44 35
Average salary £26,250 £29,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.48% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
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 South 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19623 21752 21008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.22% 94.83% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15884 17666 17391
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Surrey +59 46 £27,000 -3.57% 1
Berkshire +5 15 £29,000 -0.85% 1
East Sussex -1 5 £23,000 -20.68% 1
Hampshire -5 5 £26,500 -10.16% 2
West Sussex +2 4 £24,750 -6.60%
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 89 (73.55%) Microsoft
2 87 (71.90%) Windows
3 75 (61.98%) MS Excel
4 62 (51.24%) Active Directory
5 61 (50.41%) MS Office
6 59 (48.76%) Windows 7
7 45 (37.19%) ITIL
8 41 (33.88%) SCCM
9 38 (31.40%) Citrix
10 33 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (27.27%) DNS
10 33 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 32 (26.45%) DHCP
12 31 (25.62%) MCP
13 30 (24.79%) Blackberry
14 28 (23.14%) WAN
14 28 (23.14%) LAN
14 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
14 28 (23.14%) ServiceNow
15 26 (21.49%) MCSE
16 24 (19.83%) Asset Management
16 24 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (19.01%) Finance
17 23 (19.01%) HP
18 21 (17.36%) A+ Certification
18 21 (17.36%) MS PowerPoint
18 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (17.36%) XenApp
18 21 (17.36%) XenDesktop
19 20 (16.53%) Citrix Presentation Server

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 33 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.96%) Lync
4 4 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 75 (61.98%) MS Excel
2 61 (50.41%) MS Office
3 21 (17.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.27%) DNS
2 32 (26.45%) DHCP
3 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
3 28 (23.14%) LAN
3 28 (23.14%) WAN
4 20 (16.53%) VoIP
5 10 (8.26%) VPN
6 9 (7.44%) Internet
7 6 (4.96%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (4.13%) VLAN
9 3 (2.48%) Firewall
9 3 (2.48%) Intranet
10 2 (1.65%) PBX
11 1 (0.83%) PSTN
11 1 (0.83%) SNMP
11 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (19.01%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Marketing
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) Software Packaging
2 9 (7.44%) WPF
3 6 (4.96%) .NET
4 5 (4.13%) WinForms
4 5 (4.13%) Application Packaging
5 4 (3.31%) Web Services
5 4 (3.31%) RESTful
5 4 (3.31%) WCF
5 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.83%) REST
6 1 (0.83%) XML
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.83%) HTML
6 1 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.79%) Blackberry
2 24 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.74%) iPhone
3 13 (10.74%) iPad
4 11 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.26%) Replication
6 8 (6.61%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (4.13%) Smartcard
8 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.31%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.65%) IBM XIV
9 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.83%) EPoS
10 1 (0.83%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 87 (71.90%) Windows
2 59 (48.76%) Windows 7
3 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (14.05%) Windows XP
4 17 (14.05%) Mac OS X
5 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 11 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.13%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (4.13%) Windows Vista
7 5 (4.13%) Android
8 4 (3.31%) Linux
9 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.19%) ITIL
2 24 (19.83%) Asset Management
3 19 (15.70%) Project Planning
4 12 (9.92%) Configuration Management
4 12 (9.92%) Project Management
4 12 (9.92%) Service Delivery
5 11 (9.09%) Service Management
5 11 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 11 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 10 (8.26%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (7.44%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.96%) Line Management
9 5 (4.13%) OO
10 4 (3.31%) RAD
10 4 (3.31%) Scrum
10 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.31%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.31%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.44%) C#
1 9 (7.44%) SQL
2 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (25.62%) MCP
3 26 (21.49%) MCSE
4 21 (17.36%) A+ Certification
5 11 (9.09%) MCITP
6 10 (8.26%) MCDST
6 10 (8.26%) MCSA
7 7 (5.79%) Degree
8 6 (4.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.48%) MCTS
10 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.83%) CCNA
11 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (51.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.36%) XenApp
2 21 (17.36%) XenDesktop
3 20 (16.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.65%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 41 (33.88%) SCCM
2 7 (5.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (4.96%) DameWare
3 6 (4.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (73.55%) Microsoft
2 38 (31.40%) Citrix
3 28 (23.14%) ServiceNow
4 23 (19.01%) HP
5 16 (13.22%) Dell
6 14 (11.57%) McAfee
7 13 (10.74%) Cisco
8 11 (9.09%) VMware
9 10 (8.26%) Avaya
10 8 (6.61%) Apple
11 7 (5.79%) Symantec
11 7 (5.79%) Adobe
12 6 (4.96%) Juniper
12 6 (4.96%) Dell KACE
12 6 (4.96%) Bomgar
13 4 (3.31%) Telerik
14 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.65%) NetApp
15 2 (1.65%) IBM
15 2 (1.65%) EMC
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