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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 398 384 394
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 54 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 41
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
20834 19960 21803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 95.01% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16313 16479 18662
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 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
(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
Berkshire +13 18 £27,000 -1.81%
Hampshire -15 12 £26,250 +9.37% 2
Surrey -5 11 £27,500 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 5 £24,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 5 £22,500 -22.41% 1
West Sussex - 4 £42,500 - 2
Kent -1 1 £52,500 +125.80%
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 91 (81.25%) Windows
2 50 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 50 (44.64%) Active Directory
3 33 (29.46%) Windows 7
4 28 (25.00%) MS Office
5 25 (22.32%) VMware
6 21 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 18 (16.07%) Citrix
8 17 (15.18%) Windows XP
8 17 (15.18%) MS Exchange
9 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (12.50%) Finance
11 13 (11.61%) SCCM
12 12 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (10.71%) ITIL
13 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (9.82%) Lync
14 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
14 10 (8.93%) Cisco
14 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
14 10 (8.93%) SQL
15 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
15 9 (8.04%) Degree
15 9 (8.04%) XenDesktop
16 8 (7.14%) DHCP
16 8 (7.14%) DNS
16 8 (7.14%) SLA
16 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (7.14%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 17 (15.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.82%) Lync
4 6 (5.36%) IBM Notes
5 5 (4.46%) IIS
6 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.89%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (25.00%) MS Office
2 21 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.14%) Firewall
2 8 (7.14%) DNS
2 8 (7.14%) DHCP
3 6 (5.36%) LAN
3 6 (5.36%) WAN
3 6 (5.36%) VPN
4 3 (2.68%) SAN
4 3 (2.68%) FTP
4 3 (2.68%) Wireless
5 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.89%) Intranet
6 1 (0.89%) Internet
6 1 (0.89%) 3G
6 1 (0.89%) HTTP
6 1 (0.89%) SNMP
6 1 (0.89%) SMTP
6 1 (0.89%) VoIP
6 1 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MSI
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.36%) Back Office
4 2 (1.79%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) Military
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Client/Server
1 6 (5.36%) PDA
2 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.57%) iSeries
3 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.68%) iPhone
4 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 91 (81.25%) Windows
2 33 (29.46%) Windows 7
3 17 (15.18%) Windows XP
4 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.89%) UNIX
8 1 (0.89%) Linux
8 1 (0.89%) SUSE
8 1 (0.89%) NetWare
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.71%) ITIL
2 4 (3.57%) Service Management
2 4 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (3.57%) Change Control
3 3 (2.68%) Asset Management
3 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
4 2 (1.79%) Configuration Management
4 2 (1.79%) ITSM
4 2 (1.79%) Migration
4 2 (1.79%) Software Deployment
4 2 (1.79%) Load Balancing
4 2 (1.79%) ITIL V2
5 1 (0.89%) Unit Testing
5 1 (0.89%) Network Management
5 1 (0.89%) ITIL V3
5 1 (0.89%) Software Distribution
5 1 (0.89%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (0.89%) Customer Insight
5 1 (0.89%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.93%) SQL
2 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.68%) MCSE
4 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) MCSA
5 2 (1.79%) MCITP
6 1 (0.89%) CCA
6 1 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.89%) CCEA
6 1 (0.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.89%) HNC
6 1 (0.89%) HND
6 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.89%) MCTS
6 1 (0.89%) VCAP
6 1 (0.89%) VTSP
6 1 (0.89%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (44.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.04%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.46%) XenApp
6 4 (3.57%) vSphere
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.89%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) SCCM
2 5 (4.46%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.89%) SCOM
4 1 (0.89%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.89%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.89%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.32%) VMware
3 18 (16.07%) Citrix
4 10 (8.93%) Cisco
5 6 (5.36%) SAP
5 6 (5.36%) Lotus
5 6 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.36%) Symantec
6 5 (4.46%) Avaya
6 5 (4.46%) LANDesk
7 4 (3.57%) IBM
7 4 (3.57%) Remedy
8 3 (2.68%) Dell
9 2 (1.79%) Adobe
9 2 (1.79%) HP
9 2 (1.79%) NetApp
10 1 (0.89%) Nokia
10 1 (0.89%) Novell
10 1 (0.89%) Altiris
10 1 (0.89%) CommVault
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