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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 334 369 412
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 81 98 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.48% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 96 52
Median salary £27,500 £27,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £26,750 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +8.00%
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
16876 20344 21229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.97% 96.58% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14101 17059 16603
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +43 34 £29,500 +6.30% 1
Surrey +16 22 £22,500 -16.66% 2
Berkshire +29 10 £31,000 +18.09%
Buckinghamshire +23 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Kent -4 2 £27,500 -1.78%
Oxfordshire -4 2 £40,000 +48.14%
Sussex - 2 £25,000 -
West Sussex +15 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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.

1 132 (81.99%) Windows
2 101 (62.73%) Active Directory
3 100 (62.11%) Microsoft
4 91 (56.52%) Windows 7
5 67 (41.61%) Windows 8
6 62 (38.51%) MS Excel
7 61 (37.89%) Citrix
8 52 (32.30%) MS Office
9 49 (30.43%) ITIL
10 44 (27.33%) Driving Licence
11 43 (26.71%) Windows Server
12 42 (26.09%) Windows 10
12 42 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 37 (22.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (21.12%) Office 365
15 33 (20.50%) Security Cleared
15 33 (20.50%) SLA
15 33 (20.50%) MS Exchange
16 31 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (18.63%) LAN
18 29 (18.01%) TCP/IP
19 28 (17.39%) VMware
20 27 (16.77%) WAN
20 27 (16.77%) SCCM
21 25 (15.53%) Mac OS X
22 21 (13.04%) Mentoring
23 20 (12.42%) Hyper-V
24 19 (11.80%) PowerShell
25 18 (11.18%) Apple
26 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003

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 33 (20.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (5.59%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.86%) Apache
5 3 (1.86%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 62 (38.51%) MS Excel
2 52 (32.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.12%) Office 365
2 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.63%) LAN
2 29 (18.01%) TCP/IP
3 27 (16.77%) WAN
4 16 (9.94%) DHCP
4 16 (9.94%) DNS
5 13 (8.07%) Firewall
5 13 (8.07%) VoIP
6 10 (6.21%) VPN
7 9 (5.59%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (4.97%) Skype
9 5 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.48%) Internet
11 3 (1.86%) 3G
11 3 (1.86%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.86%) SSH
12 2 (1.24%) Intranet
13 1 (0.62%) ADSL
13 1 (0.62%) Broadband
13 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.86%) MySQL
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (7.45%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.97%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.11%) Electronics
4 5 (3.11%) Marketing
5 4 (2.48%) Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.62%) Automotive
7 1 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.56%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.86%) .NET
2 3 (1.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.86%) React
2 3 (1.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (1.86%) WPF
3 2 (1.24%) ODBC
3 2 (1.24%) Web Services
4 1 (0.62%) REST
4 1 (0.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.33%) Driving Licence
2 16 (9.94%) iPhone
3 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.83%) Blackberry
4 9 (5.59%) iPad
5 5 (3.11%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.11%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.86%) Replication
7 3 (1.86%) Social Media
8 2 (1.24%) AS400
8 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.24%) CMDB
9 1 (0.62%) CESG
9 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 132 (81.99%) Windows
2 91 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 67 (41.61%) Windows 8
4 43 (26.71%) Windows Server
5 42 (26.09%) Windows 10
6 37 (22.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (15.53%) Mac OS X
9 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (9.32%) Windows XP
11 11 (6.83%) Linux
12 10 (6.21%) Android
13 9 (5.59%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.62%) CentOS
15 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.43%) ITIL
2 21 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 17 (10.56%) Application Virtualisation
3 17 (10.56%) Compatibility Testing
3 17 (10.56%) Software Distribution
4 8 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (4.97%) ITSM
5 7 (4.35%) Service Management
6 6 (3.73%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (3.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (3.11%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.11%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (3.11%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.11%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.48%) Line Management
9 3 (1.86%) Change Management
9 3 (1.86%) Escalation Management
9 3 (1.86%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.86%) MVC
9 3 (1.86%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.80%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.48%) SQL
3 3 (1.86%) C#
4 2 (1.24%) C
4 2 (1.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (20.50%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.32%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.70%) MCP
5 10 (6.21%) MCITP
6 6 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.73%) MCTS
7 4 (2.48%) MCSE
8 3 (1.86%) MCSA
9 2 (1.24%) Dell Certification
9 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.24%) MCDST
9 2 (1.24%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.50%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (62.73%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.42%) Hyper-V
3 17 (10.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.45%) XenDesktop
5 9 (5.59%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.86%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.86%) XenApp
7 2 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (16.77%) SCCM
2 5 (3.11%) DameWare
3 2 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.24%) SCOM
4 1 (0.62%) SafeCom
4 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (62.11%) Microsoft
2 61 (37.89%) Citrix
3 28 (17.39%) VMware
4 18 (11.18%) Apple
5 11 (6.83%) Wyse
6 7 (4.35%) Polycom
7 6 (3.73%) Dell
7 6 (3.73%) HP
8 5 (3.11%) Intel Security
8 5 (3.11%) Remedy
8 5 (3.11%) SAP
9 4 (2.48%) Avaya
9 4 (2.48%) Cisco
9 4 (2.48%) Sophos
10 3 (1.86%) BMC
10 3 (1.86%) Intel
11 2 (1.24%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.24%) Juniper
11 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.24%) Reuters
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