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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 415 410 395
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 49 47 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 43
Average salary £26,500 £31,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.87% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
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
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
Hampshire +19 15 £26,500 +0.95% 4
Surrey +6 14 £27,250 -16.15% 1
Berkshire -9 8 £27,250 -13.49%
Kent +14 6 £28,000 +7.69%
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £25,500 -34.19% 2
West Sussex - 2 £25,500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (96.33%) Windows
2 73 (66.97%) Microsoft
3 66 (60.55%) Active Directory
4 50 (45.87%) MS Excel
5 46 (42.20%) Windows 7
6 36 (33.03%) Windows 8
7 31 (28.44%) VMware
8 30 (27.52%) Citrix
9 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (23.85%) Windows Server
10 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (22.94%) ITIL
11 24 (22.02%) Android
12 23 (21.10%) MS Office
12 23 (21.10%) MS Exchange
13 21 (19.27%) Windows XP
14 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (16.51%) Apple iOS
16 18 (16.51%) Driving Licence
16 18 (16.51%) SLA
17 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
17 17 (15.60%) Mac OS X
17 17 (15.60%) Hyper-V
18 16 (14.68%) DNS
19 15 (13.76%) DHCP
19 15 (13.76%) Service Management
20 14 (12.84%) Office 365
20 14 (12.84%) SCCM
21 13 (11.93%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.67%) Lync
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 50 (45.87%) MS Excel
2 23 (21.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
2 16 (14.68%) DNS
3 15 (13.76%) DHCP
4 10 (9.17%) Firewall
5 9 (8.26%) WAN
6 8 (7.34%) LAN
7 6 (5.50%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (5.50%) VoIP
7 6 (5.50%) VPN
8 4 (3.67%) Skype
8 4 (3.67%) Wireless
9 2 (1.83%) SAN
9 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.92%) 3G
10 1 (0.92%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.92%) Intranet
10 1 (0.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) DB2
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 11 (10.09%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Retail
3 1 (0.92%) Automotive
3 1 (0.92%) Back Office
3 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) .NET
2 12 (11.01%) WinForms
2 12 (11.01%) WPF
3 1 (0.92%) COM
3 1 (0.92%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Driving Licence
2 12 (11.01%) Smartcard
3 10 (9.17%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.42%) Fat Client
4 7 (6.42%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.83%) Handset
6 2 (1.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.92%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.92%) EPoS
7 1 (0.92%) iPad
7 1 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 105 (96.33%) Windows
2 46 (42.20%) Windows 7
3 36 (33.03%) Windows 8
4 26 (23.85%) Windows Server
5 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (22.02%) Android
7 21 (19.27%) Windows XP
8 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (16.51%) Apple iOS
10 17 (15.60%) Mac OS X
11 12 (11.01%) Windows Mobile
12 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (8.26%) Windows 10
14 6 (5.50%) Windows 2000
15 4 (3.67%) Mac OS
16 3 (2.75%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.92%) Debian
17 1 (0.92%) Linux
17 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.94%) ITIL
2 15 (13.76%) Service Management
3 13 (11.93%) Mentoring
4 12 (11.01%) OO
4 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.26%) Incident Management
6 8 (7.34%) ITSM
6 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.42%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.42%) Server Patching
8 6 (5.50%) ITIL V2
9 4 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.67%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.67%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.75%) Patch Management
10 3 (2.75%) Software Deployment
11 1 (0.92%) Problem Management
11 1 (0.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) C#
2 3 (2.75%) SQL
3 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.17%) MCSA
3 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) MCDST
4 3 (2.75%) MCITP
4 3 (2.75%) MCP
4 3 (2.75%) MCSE
4 3 (2.75%) MCTS
5 2 (1.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 66 (60.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.59%) Terminal Services
4 5 (4.59%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (12.84%) SCCM
2 3 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (66.97%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.44%) VMware
3 30 (27.52%) Citrix
4 12 (11.01%) Cisco
5 10 (9.17%) Apple
6 7 (6.42%) LANDesk
7 4 (3.67%) Avaya
7 4 (3.67%) Dell
7 4 (3.67%) HP
7 4 (3.67%) Polycom
8 3 (2.75%) Altiris
8 3 (2.75%) Mitel
9 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.83%) Dell KACE
9 2 (1.83%) Symantec
10 1 (0.92%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.92%) Remedy
10 1 (0.92%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.92%) Sophos
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