The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 202 200 201
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 20 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 14
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 £22,500 £21,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £35,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,250 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5806 4980 5350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.22% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4811 4331 4729
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Engineer
England

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 23 July 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 -5 6 £24,000 +14.28% 1
Bristol -8 5 £29,000 -17.14%
Gloucestershire +2 4 £26,750 +7.00%
Somerset -24 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 £22,500 -
Dorset - 1 £20,427 - 1
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (78.72%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
3 20 (42.55%) MS Office
4 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
5 16 (34.04%) Windows 7
6 14 (29.79%) SCCM
6 14 (29.79%) Windows XP
6 14 (29.79%) ITIL
7 12 (25.53%) Windows 8
8 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
9 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (19.15%) MCSE
10 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
10 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (17.02%) Finance
12 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (12.77%) LANDesk
13 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
13 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
13 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
13 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (12.77%) Windows 2000
13 6 (12.77%) MCP
14 5 (10.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
14 5 (10.64%) WSUS
14 5 (10.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 5 (10.64%) Software Deployment
14 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
15 4 (8.51%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.51%) Lync
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) MS Office
2 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.51%) VPN
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) 3G
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.38%) Military
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.51%) PDA
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows 7
3 14 (29.79%) Windows XP
4 12 (25.53%) Windows 8
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.77%) Windows 2000
7 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
7 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
2 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.64%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Communications Security
5 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.26%) Information Management
6 1 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) MCSE
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.77%) MCP
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) MCITP
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
3 2 (4.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (10.64%) WSUS
2 5 (10.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) LANDesk
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) Apple
5 2 (4.26%) Lotus
6 1 (2.13%) Websense
6 1 (2.13%) AppSense
6 1 (2.13%) Bomgar
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco