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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 217 201 196
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 19
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £29,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
5900 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 -2 5 £24,000 +14.28% 1
Bristol -1 2 £23,500 -21.66%
Gloucestershire -3 2 £23,000 -8.00%
Somerset - 1 £30,000 - 1
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) MS Office
3 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
4 12 (32.43%) SCCM
4 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
5 10 (27.03%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
7 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
7 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (16.22%) MCSE
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
9 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (10.81%) Lync
10 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (10.81%) PDA
10 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.81%) VMware
10 4 (10.81%) Citrix
10 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
10 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
11 3 (8.11%) LAN
11 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
11 3 (8.11%) MCP
11 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
11 3 (8.11%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (10.81%) Lync
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Office
2 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) 3G
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Military
3 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) PDA
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
4 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) UNIX
8 1 (2.70%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.41%) Communications Security
3 2 (5.41%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.41%) Information Management
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) MCP
4 3 (8.11%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) WSUS
2 2 (5.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) Apple
3 3 (8.11%) LANDesk
4 2 (5.41%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) Websense
5 1 (2.70%) AppSense
5 1 (2.70%) Meraki
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago