The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 - - 88
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Engineer
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1151 967 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.44% 96.51% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 803 922
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the South Wales region.

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) XenServer
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco