The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 247 235 203
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 7 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.14% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 20
Average salary £27,500 £24,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% +1.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £23,550 £22,268
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £27,050
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +6.12%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5602 5717 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.02% 97.48% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4685 4862 4420
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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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
Dorset - 3 - -
Wiltshire +6 1 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Devon +1 1 - -
Gloucestershire 0 1 £27,500 +1.85%
Bristol - 1 £26,500 - 2
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
4 9 (69.23%) DNS
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (53.85%) Finance
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
7 6 (46.15%) DHCP
8 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
9 4 (30.77%) MCP
9 4 (30.77%) MS Office
9 4 (30.77%) LAN
9 4 (30.77%) WAN
10 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (23.08%) WLAN
10 3 (23.08%) SLA
10 3 (23.08%) HTTP
10 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 3 (23.08%) Web Services
10 3 (23.08%) ITIL
10 3 (23.08%) C
10 3 (23.08%) C#
10 3 (23.08%) C++
10 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
10 3 (23.08%) .NET
10 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
10 3 (23.08%) MCSE
10 3 (23.08%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) WLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Release Management
1 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) CommVault
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Novell
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
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