The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
England / South East
Rank 350 395 376
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 49 56 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 78
Median salary £23,000 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -1.85%

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
14362 18330 20202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.70% 96.69% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11898 15718 16484
Median salary £42,925 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.53% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +49 15 £21,000 -22.22% 2
Oxfordshire +22 9 £31,500 -16.00%
Buckinghamshire +19 6 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Hampshire +10 6 £25,000 -5.66% 3
West Sussex +9 6 £22,500 -11.76%
Berkshire +21 4 £25,500 -8.92%
East Sussex +6 1 £23,000 -23.33%
Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £32,500 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 108 (84.38%) Windows
2 83 (64.84%) Active Directory
3 75 (58.59%) Microsoft
4 72 (56.25%) Windows 7
5 56 (43.75%) Office 365
6 52 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (40.63%) MS Excel
7 51 (39.84%) MS Office
8 47 (36.72%) Windows 8
8 47 (36.72%) Windows 10
9 44 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (28.13%) Firewall
11 34 (26.56%) TCP/IP
11 34 (26.56%) Hyper-V
12 30 (23.44%) Windows Server
13 29 (22.66%) MS Exchange
14 27 (21.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (19.53%) ITIL
16 24 (18.75%) Citrix
17 22 (17.19%) Security Cleared
18 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (15.63%) Apple
19 17 (13.28%) LAN
19 17 (13.28%) WAN
20 16 (12.50%) VMware
21 13 (10.16%) SLA
21 13 (10.16%) Driving Licence
22 12 (9.38%) Software Packaging
22 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
23 11 (8.59%) HP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (22.66%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 52 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 51 (39.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (43.75%) Office 365
2 27 (21.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.34%) Dropbox
4 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.13%) Firewall
2 34 (26.56%) TCP/IP
3 17 (13.28%) LAN
3 17 (13.28%) WAN
4 9 (7.03%) VPN
5 7 (5.47%) VoIP
6 6 (4.69%) DHCP
6 6 (4.69%) DNS
6 6 (4.69%) IP Telephony
6 6 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.91%) Wireless
7 5 (3.91%) WLAN
8 3 (2.34%) PBX
9 2 (1.56%) 3G
9 2 (1.56%) Skype
10 1 (0.78%) LDAP
10 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.78%) SMTP
10 1 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
1 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.34%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.56%) Banking
3 2 (1.56%) Legal
3 2 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.38%) Software Packaging
2 6 (4.69%) Web Services
3 5 (3.91%) REST
3 5 (3.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Driving Licence
2 9 (7.03%) Fat Client
2 9 (7.03%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.91%) Biotechnology
4 3 (2.34%) iPad
4 3 (2.34%) iPhone
4 3 (2.34%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.78%) CESG
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 108 (84.38%) Windows
2 72 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 52 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (36.72%) Windows 10
4 47 (36.72%) Windows 8
5 44 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (23.44%) Windows Server
7 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.03%) Mac OS X
9 7 (5.47%) Linux
10 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.91%) Android
11 5 (3.91%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.34%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) ITIL
2 10 (7.81%) Application Virtualisation
2 10 (7.81%) Compatibility Testing
2 10 (7.81%) Software Distribution
3 8 (6.25%) B2B
4 4 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (2.34%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (2.34%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.56%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.56%) CRM
6 2 (1.56%) Patch Management
6 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (1.56%) Software Deployment
6 2 (1.56%) Time Management
7 1 (0.78%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL V3
7 1 (0.78%) Line Management
7 1 (0.78%) Problem Management
7 1 (0.78%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.03%) MCP
5 7 (5.47%) MCITP
5 7 (5.47%) MCSA
6 5 (3.91%) MCDST
6 5 (3.91%) MCTS
7 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.56%) MCSE
8 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (64.84%) Active Directory
2 34 (26.56%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.47%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.69%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) SCCM
2 4 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (58.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.75%) Citrix
3 20 (15.63%) Apple
4 16 (12.50%) VMware
5 11 (8.59%) Dell
5 11 (8.59%) HP
6 9 (7.03%) Intel
7 7 (5.47%) Cisco
7 7 (5.47%) Sophos
8 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.69%) Wyse
9 5 (3.91%) Avaya
9 5 (3.91%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (3.91%) Mitel
9 5 (3.91%) Nortel
10 4 (3.13%) IBM
11 3 (2.34%) Kaspersky
11 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.34%) Xerox
12 2 (1.56%) LANDesk
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