The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West 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 231 243 221
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 22 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.17% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.17% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 13
Median salary £27,000 £26,750 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.93% +11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,700 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £42,000
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 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
5461 5782 6008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.55% 97.03% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 4907 5035
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 West

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

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the South West 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
Wiltshire +14 18 £27,000 +1.88%
Gloucestershire -6 2 £25,000 +19.04%
Bristol +6 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Dorset - 1 £20,000 -
Desktop Engineer
England

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

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 West region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
4 19 (70.37%) Windows 7
5 16 (59.26%) MS Office
6 15 (55.56%) Windows 8
6 15 (55.56%) Windows 10
6 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
7 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
8 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
8 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
9 11 (40.74%) LAN
9 11 (40.74%) WAN
10 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (37.04%) Wyse
10 10 (37.04%) Driving Licence
11 8 (29.63%) ITIL
12 7 (25.93%) VMware
13 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (22.22%) Mac OS X
13 6 (22.22%) Apple
14 5 (18.52%) Office 365
14 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
14 5 (18.52%) SCCM
14 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
15 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
15 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (14.81%) Software Packaging
15 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (59.26%) MS Office
2 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) LAN
1 11 (40.74%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) 3G
3 2 (7.41%) ADSL
3 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Driving Licence
2 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.41%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows 7
3 15 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 15 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 6 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) Line Management
2 4 (14.81%) Patch Management
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Wyse
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) Apple
5 4 (14.81%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Intel
7 2 (7.41%) Adobe
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix