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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 217 201 192
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 17 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.17% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 18
Average salary £23,750 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
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
5813 4829 5542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.15% 94.98% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4843 4173 4921
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram 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 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire +3 5 £24,000 +7.76% 1
Bristol -2 5 £23,500 -21.66% 3
Devon - 3 £33,500 - 2
Somerset - 3 £23,000 -
Gloucestershire 0 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.91%) Windows 7
4 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
5 13 (29.55%) MS Office
5 13 (29.55%) SCCM
6 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
8 9 (20.45%) ITIL
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (15.91%) Windows 8
10 6 (13.64%) MCSE
10 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.36%) Finance
11 5 (11.36%) VMware
11 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
11 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
11 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
12 4 (9.09%) DHCP
12 4 (9.09%) DNS
12 4 (9.09%) Citrix
12 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
12 4 (9.09%) PDA
12 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
12 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (9.09%) Lync
13 3 (6.82%) MCP
13 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
13 3 (6.82%) Client/Server

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (9.09%) Lync
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (29.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DHCP
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) 3G
4 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Electronics
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.55%) Military
5 1 (2.27%) French Language
5 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) PDA
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
4 7 (15.91%) Windows 8
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX
8 1 (2.27%) Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.82%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.55%) Information Management
4 2 (4.55%) Communications Security
4 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.27%) Time Management
5 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.27%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) MCP
4 3 (6.82%) MCITP
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) MCTS
6 1 (2.27%) VCP5
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) XenApp
4 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) WSUS
3 2 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.27%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Apple
4 3 (6.82%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Websense
6 1 (2.27%) CommVault
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Bomgar
6 1 (2.27%) Meraki
6 1 (2.27%) AppSense
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