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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 383 363 402
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 47 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 32
Average salary £31,500 £24,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,800 £29,900
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £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
19529 19154 21142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.65% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15938 15316 18330
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Berkshire -13 19 £32,500 +38.29% 4
Surrey -6 12 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Hampshire -31 7 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Kent - 3 £26,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £26,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £38,750 +61.45% 1
Sussex - 2 £26,000 -
West Sussex -3 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 93 (91.18%) Windows
2 69 (67.65%) Active Directory
3 55 (53.92%) Windows 7
4 46 (45.10%) Microsoft
5 35 (34.31%) MS Excel
6 34 (33.33%) MS Office
7 33 (32.35%) MS Exchange
8 32 (31.37%) Citrix
9 30 (29.41%) Cisco
10 27 (26.47%) Avaya
10 27 (26.47%) Finance
11 26 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (21.57%) ITIL
14 20 (19.61%) LAN
14 20 (19.61%) SLA
15 19 (18.63%) DNS
15 19 (18.63%) Asset Management
16 17 (16.67%) DHCP
17 16 (15.69%) Symantec
17 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (13.73%) VMware
19 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (12.75%) WAN
19 13 (12.75%) Windows XP
20 12 (11.76%) iPhone
21 11 (10.78%) iPad
21 11 (10.78%) Windows 8
21 11 (10.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
21 11 (10.78%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 35 (34.31%) MS Excel
2 34 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) LAN
2 19 (18.63%) DNS
3 17 (16.67%) DHCP
4 13 (12.75%) WAN
5 9 (8.82%) 3G
5 9 (8.82%) VPN
6 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.88%) Wireless
8 5 (4.90%) VoIP
9 4 (3.92%) PBX
10 2 (1.96%) Internet
11 1 (0.98%) VLAN
11 1 (0.98%) Firewall
11 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.98%) SMTP
11 1 (0.98%) HTTP
11 1 (0.98%) SNMP
11 1 (0.98%) SAN
11 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MSI
General
1 27 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Military
2 9 (8.82%) Electronics
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) REST
1 1 (0.98%) JSON
1 1 (0.98%) HTML
1 1 (0.98%) .NET
1 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) iPhone
2 11 (10.78%) iPad
3 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.84%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (5.88%) Smartphone
6 5 (4.90%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
7 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
7 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.98%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.98%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 93 (91.18%) Windows
2 55 (53.92%) Windows 7
3 26 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (12.75%) Windows XP
6 11 (10.78%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.96%) Linux
9 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.98%) UNIX
9 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) ITIL
2 19 (18.63%) Asset Management
3 11 (10.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (3.92%) Incident Management
5 3 (2.94%) B2B
6 2 (1.96%) ITSM
6 2 (1.96%) Service Management
6 2 (1.96%) Project Planning
6 2 (1.96%) ITIL V3
7 1 (0.98%) Software Distribution
7 1 (0.98%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (0.98%) Operations Management
7 1 (0.98%) Problem Management
7 1 (0.98%) Migration
7 1 (0.98%) Change Management
7 1 (0.98%) BCP
7 1 (0.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.98%) Ruby
2 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) MCSE
4 4 (3.92%) A+ Certification
4 4 (3.92%) MCP
4 4 (3.92%) MCTS
5 2 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.88%) XenApp
3 6 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (9.80%) SCCM
3 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 32 (31.37%) Citrix
3 30 (29.41%) Cisco
4 27 (26.47%) Avaya
5 16 (15.69%) Symantec
6 14 (13.73%) VMware
7 11 (10.78%) Adobe
8 5 (4.90%) HP
9 3 (2.94%) Apple
9 3 (2.94%) Dell
10 2 (1.96%) Nokia
10 2 (1.96%) Altiris
11 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.98%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.98%) SAP
11 1 (0.98%) IBM
11 1 (0.98%) Lotus
11 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.98%) EMC
11 1 (0.98%) BMC
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