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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 397 374 408
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 56 53 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 36
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,600 £32,250
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
21058 20593 21991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.07% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16561 16985 18775
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +17 22 £25,000 - 2
Surrey +2 13 £24,500 -20.32%
Hampshire -23 11 £29,000 +20.83%
Oxfordshire 0 5 £24,500 -15.51% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £24,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £35,500 -
Kent -13 1 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 88 (81.48%) Windows
2 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 46 (42.59%) Active Directory
4 32 (29.63%) Windows 7
5 25 (23.15%) MS Office
5 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
6 23 (21.30%) VMware
7 16 (14.81%) Windows XP
8 15 (13.89%) Citrix
9 14 (12.96%) MS Exchange
10 13 (12.04%) ITIL
11 12 (11.11%) SCCM
11 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (10.19%) Lync
12 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
12 11 (10.19%) Finance
13 10 (9.26%) SQL
13 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
14 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
14 9 (8.33%) Cisco
14 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (8.33%) Firewall
14 9 (8.33%) Degree
15 8 (7.41%) Financial Institution
15 8 (7.41%) XenDesktop
16 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (5.56%) Back Office
17 6 (5.56%) PDA

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.19%) Lync
3 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 5 (4.63%) IIS
6 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.93%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (23.15%) MS Office
1 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.33%) Firewall
3 6 (5.56%) VPN
3 6 (5.56%) DNS
3 6 (5.56%) DHCP
4 5 (4.63%) LAN
4 5 (4.63%) WAN
5 3 (2.78%) FTP
5 3 (2.78%) SAN
6 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.85%) Wireless
6 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.93%) HTTP
7 1 (0.93%) SNMP
7 1 (0.93%) SMTP
7 1 (0.93%) VoIP
7 1 (0.93%) VLAN
7 1 (0.93%) Intranet
7 1 (0.93%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.56%) Back Office
4 2 (1.85%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 6 (5.56%) PDA
2 4 (3.70%) iSeries
3 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
5 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 88 (81.48%) Windows
2 32 (29.63%) Windows 7
3 16 (14.81%) Windows XP
4 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.93%) UNIX
9 1 (0.93%) Linux
9 1 (0.93%) SUSE
9 1 (0.93%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.04%) ITIL
2 4 (3.70%) Service Management
2 4 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (3.70%) Change Control
3 3 (2.78%) Service Delivery
3 3 (2.78%) CRM
4 2 (1.85%) ITSM
4 2 (1.85%) Migration
4 2 (1.85%) Asset Management
4 2 (1.85%) Software Deployment
4 2 (1.85%) Load Balancing
4 2 (1.85%) ITIL V2
5 1 (0.93%) Unit Testing
5 1 (0.93%) Network Management
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL V3
5 1 (0.93%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (0.93%) Customer Insight
5 1 (0.93%) Incident Management
5 1 (0.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.26%) SQL
2 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) Degree
3 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) MCTS
5 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.78%) MCSE
6 2 (1.85%) MCSA
6 2 (1.85%) MCITP
6 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) VCAP
7 1 (0.93%) VTSP
7 1 (0.93%) CCIA
7 1 (0.93%) CCA
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CCEA
7 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.93%) HNC
7 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.41%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.70%) XenApp
5 4 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 12 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.93%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.93%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.30%) VMware
3 15 (13.89%) Citrix
4 9 (8.33%) Cisco
5 6 (5.56%) SAP
5 6 (5.56%) Lotus
5 6 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.63%) LANDesk
7 4 (3.70%) Remedy
7 4 (3.70%) IBM
7 4 (3.70%) HP
8 3 (2.78%) Dell
8 3 (2.78%) Avaya
8 3 (2.78%) Symantec
9 2 (1.85%) NetApp
10 1 (0.93%) Novell
10 1 (0.93%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.93%) CommVault
10 1 (0.93%) Adobe
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