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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 367 393 384
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 76 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 72 49 46
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,800
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
19673 21309 20287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16421 16755 16735
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 +25 22 £30,500 +10.90% 1
Kent - 19 £28,000 - 1
Berkshire +7 15 £27,500 +8.91%
Hampshire +25 10 £27,500 -3.50% 1
West Sussex -13 5 £25,000 -29.57% 1
Oxfordshire 0 2 £27,500 +12.24%
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £25,000 +4.16%
East Sussex - 1 £22,000 - 1
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 117 (78.52%) Windows
2 103 (69.13%) Microsoft
3 86 (57.72%) MS Excel
4 75 (50.34%) Active Directory
5 59 (39.60%) ITIL
6 51 (34.23%) MS Office
6 51 (34.23%) Windows 7
7 41 (27.52%) SCCM
8 36 (24.16%) TCP/IP
9 35 (23.49%) DNS
9 35 (23.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (22.15%) Citrix
11 32 (21.48%) DHCP
12 31 (20.81%) LAN
12 31 (20.81%) Asset Management
13 30 (20.13%) VMware
13 30 (20.13%) WAN
14 29 (19.46%) MS Exchange
15 27 (18.12%) MCP
16 26 (17.45%) Windows 8
17 24 (16.11%) Blackberry
18 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (14.77%) ServiceNow
19 22 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (14.77%) Windows XP
20 21 (14.09%) MCSE
20 21 (14.09%) Service Delivery
21 20 (13.42%) Office 365
22 19 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (19.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (5.37%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.68%) Lync
6 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 86 (57.72%) MS Excel
2 51 (34.23%) MS Office
3 15 (10.07%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (24.16%) TCP/IP
2 35 (23.49%) DNS
3 32 (21.48%) DHCP
4 31 (20.81%) LAN
5 30 (20.13%) WAN
6 18 (12.08%) VoIP
7 16 (10.74%) VPN
8 7 (4.70%) Firewall
9 5 (3.36%) VLAN
9 5 (3.36%) Internet
10 4 (2.68%) Intranet
10 4 (2.68%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.68%) WebEx
11 3 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.01%) SAN
11 3 (2.01%) HTTP
12 2 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.34%) Network Security
12 2 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (6.71%) Finance
1 10 (6.71%) Marketing
2 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.01%) Legal
3 3 (2.01%) Advertising
3 3 (2.01%) Back Office
4 2 (1.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.08%) WPF
2 14 (9.40%) .NET
3 13 (8.72%) WinForms
4 10 (6.71%) Software Packaging
5 5 (3.36%) WCF
5 5 (3.36%) RESTful
5 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (3.36%) Application Packaging
5 5 (3.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.11%) Blackberry
2 23 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.72%) Smartcard
4 12 (8.05%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.71%) Replication
6 7 (4.70%) Client/Server
7 6 (4.03%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.36%) Thin Client
8 5 (3.36%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (3.36%) Fat Client
9 3 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.01%) Clustering
10 2 (1.34%) PDA
10 2 (1.34%) iPhone
10 2 (1.34%) iPad
10 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.67%) BYOD
11 1 (0.67%) EPoS
11 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 117 (78.52%) Windows
2 51 (34.23%) Windows 7
3 26 (17.45%) Windows 8
4 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (14.77%) Windows XP
6 19 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (11.41%) Apple iOS
8 15 (10.07%) Android
9 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (8.72%) Windows Mobile
10 10 (6.71%) Windows Vista
11 8 (5.37%) Mac OS X
12 6 (4.03%) Windows 2000
13 5 (3.36%) Linux
14 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.60%) ITIL
2 31 (20.81%) Asset Management
3 21 (14.09%) Service Delivery
4 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
4 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.74%) Patch Management
5 16 (10.74%) Service Management
6 14 (9.40%) Project Planning
7 13 (8.72%) OO
7 13 (8.72%) ITIL V3
8 12 (8.05%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (6.71%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (6.71%) Project Management
10 9 (6.04%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.36%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.36%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.36%) System Testing
11 5 (3.36%) ITIL V2
11 5 (3.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.08%) C#
2 10 (6.71%) SQL
3 6 (4.03%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.34%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (23.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (18.12%) MCP
3 21 (14.09%) MCSE
4 16 (10.74%) A+ Certification
5 14 (9.40%) MCSA
6 12 (8.05%) MCITP
6 12 (8.05%) Security Cleared
7 11 (7.38%) MCDST
8 7 (4.70%) Degree
9 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.68%) MCTS
11 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.34%) CCNA
12 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (50.34%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.41%) XenApp
4 14 (9.40%) XenDesktop
4 14 (9.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (5.37%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.36%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.36%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.68%) vCloud
8 3 (2.01%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.01%) Xen
8 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.34%) vSphere
10 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (27.52%) SCCM
2 2 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.34%) DameWare
3 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 103 (69.13%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.15%) Citrix
3 30 (20.13%) VMware
4 22 (14.77%) ServiceNow
5 19 (12.75%) HP
6 11 (7.38%) Cisco
7 7 (4.70%) Dell
7 7 (4.70%) McAfee
8 6 (4.03%) Apple
9 5 (3.36%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.36%) Sun
9 5 (3.36%) Telerik
10 4 (2.68%) Dell KACE
10 4 (2.68%) Juniper
10 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.34%) Bomgar
12 1 (0.67%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.67%) Intel
12 1 (0.67%) Symantec
12 1 (0.67%) Remedy