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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 380 389 397
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 58 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 41
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £22,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,400 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +19 23 £31,500 +34.04% 2
Surrey +1 15 £28,500 -5.00%
Hampshire -26 7 £26,250 +9.37% 1
West Sussex +5 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £33,750 +40.62%
Middlesex - 3 £26,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +5 1 £22,500 -15.09%
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 99 (91.67%) Windows
2 67 (62.04%) Active Directory
3 56 (51.85%) Windows 7
4 45 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 31 (28.70%) MS Office
5 31 (28.70%) MS Exchange
6 29 (26.85%) MS Excel
7 27 (25.00%) Citrix
8 25 (23.15%) Cisco
8 25 (23.15%) Finance
9 24 (22.22%) Avaya
9 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (21.30%) ITIL
11 22 (20.37%) SLA
11 22 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (17.59%) VMware
13 17 (15.74%) LAN
13 17 (15.74%) Asset Management
14 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (13.89%) Windows XP
15 15 (13.89%) DNS
15 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (12.96%) DHCP
16 14 (12.96%) Symantec
17 11 (10.19%) SCCM
17 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
17 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
17 11 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (10.19%) Windows 8
18 10 (9.26%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (28.70%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.78%) Lync
4 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (28.70%) MS Office
2 29 (26.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.74%) LAN
2 15 (13.89%) DNS
3 14 (12.96%) DHCP
4 10 (9.26%) WAN
4 10 (9.26%) VPN
5 9 (8.33%) 3G
6 6 (5.56%) Wireless
7 4 (3.70%) PBX
7 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.78%) VoIP
9 2 (1.85%) Firewall
9 2 (1.85%) Internet
10 1 (0.93%) SAN
10 1 (0.93%) Intranet
10 1 (0.93%) SMTP
10 1 (0.93%) Broadband
10 1 (0.93%) FTP
10 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 25 (23.15%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Military
2 9 (8.33%) Electronics
3 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) iPhone
2 9 (8.33%) iPad
2 9 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.56%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.85%) PDA
8 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 99 (91.67%) Windows
2 56 (51.85%) Windows 7
3 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (13.89%) Windows XP
4 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (10.19%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.93%) UNIX
7 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) ITIL
2 17 (15.74%) Asset Management
3 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 3 (2.78%) B2B
6 2 (1.85%) ITSM
6 2 (1.85%) Migration
6 2 (1.85%) Service Management
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL V3
6 2 (1.85%) Software Deployment
7 1 (0.93%) Software Distribution
7 1 (0.93%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (0.93%) Change Control
7 1 (0.93%) Project Planning
7 1 (0.93%) Operations Management
7 1 (0.93%) Problem Management
7 1 (0.93%) Change Management
7 1 (0.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (0.93%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
2 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.26%) MCSE
4 5 (4.63%) MCTS
5 3 (2.78%) MCP
5 3 (2.78%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) MCSA
7 1 (0.93%) CCA
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CCEA
7 1 (0.93%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) VCAP
7 1 (0.93%) VTSP
7 1 (0.93%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.37%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (62.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (4.63%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) SCCM
2 9 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.00%) Citrix
3 25 (23.15%) Cisco
4 24 (22.22%) Avaya
5 19 (17.59%) VMware
6 14 (12.96%) Symantec
7 9 (8.33%) Adobe
8 3 (2.78%) Remedy
8 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.78%) SAP
8 3 (2.78%) Dell
8 3 (2.78%) Lotus
9 2 (1.85%) Apple
9 2 (1.85%) Nokia
9 2 (1.85%) HP
9 2 (1.85%) Altiris
9 2 (1.85%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.93%) IBM
10 1 (0.93%) CommVault
10 1 (0.93%) NetApp
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