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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 394 385 394
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 60 68 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 53 56 48
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
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
20471 22682 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.69% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16465 18087 17977
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Surrey +40 36 £27,500 +14.58% 3
Berkshire -8 18 £25,000 +6.38% 2
West Sussex +9 2 - -
Hampshire -7 2 £25,750 +5.10%
East Sussex -19 2 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 85 (75.89%) Windows
2 75 (66.96%) Microsoft
3 61 (54.46%) Active Directory
4 58 (51.79%) MS Excel
5 56 (50.00%) MS Office
6 55 (49.11%) Windows 7
7 41 (36.61%) ITIL
8 31 (27.68%) Citrix
8 31 (27.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (26.79%) SCCM
10 29 (25.89%) MS Exchange
11 27 (24.11%) Finance
12 26 (23.21%) Asset Management
13 25 (22.32%) ServiceNow
14 24 (21.43%) MCSE
15 23 (20.54%) MCP
15 23 (20.54%) LAN
16 22 (19.64%) DNS
17 20 (17.86%) DHCP
18 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
19 18 (16.07%) WAN
19 18 (16.07%) Cisco
19 18 (16.07%) Blackberry
19 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
20 16 (14.29%) Dell
20 16 (14.29%) Avaya
21 15 (13.39%) Office 365
21 15 (13.39%) Windows XP
22 14 (12.50%) SLA
22 14 (12.50%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (25.89%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.36%) Lync
4 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 58 (51.79%) MS Excel
2 56 (50.00%) MS Office
3 13 (11.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) LAN
2 22 (19.64%) DNS
3 20 (17.86%) DHCP
4 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
5 18 (16.07%) WAN
6 14 (12.50%) VPN
7 13 (11.61%) VoIP
8 7 (6.25%) Internet
9 6 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (4.46%) 3G
11 4 (3.57%) Firewall
11 4 (3.57%) VLAN
12 3 (2.68%) Wireless
13 2 (1.79%) PBX
14 1 (0.89%) SMTP
14 1 (0.89%) HTTP
14 1 (0.89%) SNMP
14 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.89%) MySQL
General
1 27 (24.11%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Electronics
3 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.46%) Military
5 4 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) Software Packaging
2 5 (4.46%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.89%) XML
4 1 (0.89%) WinForms
4 1 (0.89%) JSON
4 1 (0.89%) HTML
4 1 (0.89%) WPF
4 1 (0.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Blackberry
2 14 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.61%) iPhone
3 13 (11.61%) iPad
4 12 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (7.14%) Replication
6 4 (3.57%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.79%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.89%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.89%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 85 (75.89%) Windows
2 55 (49.11%) Windows 7
3 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (13.39%) Windows XP
5 14 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 11 (9.82%) Windows 8
7 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.25%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.46%) Linux
10 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.89%) Android
11 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) ITIL
2 26 (23.21%) Asset Management
3 12 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 11 (9.82%) Project Planning
5 8 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 8 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.36%) Project Management
6 6 (5.36%) Line Management
7 4 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (3.57%) Service Management
8 3 (2.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.68%) Security Management
9 2 (1.79%) B2B
10 1 (0.89%) OO
10 1 (0.89%) Change Management
10 1 (0.89%) Software Engineering
10 1 (0.89%) ITIL V3
10 1 (0.89%) Operations Management
10 1 (0.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.57%) SQL
2 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.89%) C#
3 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (21.43%) MCSE
3 23 (20.54%) MCP
4 13 (11.61%) A+ Certification
5 9 (8.04%) MCITP
6 8 (7.14%) Degree
6 8 (7.14%) MCDST
6 8 (7.14%) MCSA
7 7 (6.25%) MCTS
8 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
8 6 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (54.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.61%) XenApp
2 13 (11.61%) XenDesktop
3 12 (10.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.79%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 30 (26.79%) SCCM
2 7 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (5.36%) DameWare
3 6 (5.36%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 75 (66.96%) Microsoft
2 31 (27.68%) Citrix
3 25 (22.32%) ServiceNow
4 18 (16.07%) Cisco
5 16 (14.29%) Avaya
5 16 (14.29%) Dell
6 14 (12.50%) HP
6 14 (12.50%) McAfee
7 8 (7.14%) VMware
7 8 (7.14%) Apple
8 7 (6.25%) Symantec
8 7 (6.25%) Adobe
9 6 (5.36%) Juniper
9 6 (5.36%) Bomgar
9 6 (5.36%) Dell KACE
10 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.79%) NetApp
11 2 (1.79%) EMC
11 2 (1.79%) IBM
12 1 (0.89%) BMC
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