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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 231 201 217
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 7 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 7
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,270 £12,420
10% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £28,500 £23,100
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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 29 January 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
(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
Somerset - 4 £24,500 -
Devon +1 2 £23,250 +19.84%
Wiltshire -18 1 £26,000 +13.04% 4
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
5 7 (31.82%) DHCP
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
8 4 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
9 3 (13.64%) MS Office
9 3 (13.64%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Clustering
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Retail
10 2 (9.09%) CMDB
10 2 (9.09%) Time Management
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco
10 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
10 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
10 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DHCP
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) French Language
3 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Process Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) VCP5
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Meraki
4 1 (4.55%) Bomgar
4 1 (4.55%) CommVault
4 1 (4.55%) Siemens
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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