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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 240 233 224
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 5 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.096% 0.25% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 23
Median salary £22,500 £21,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%
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
5102 5771 5949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.53% 96.99% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4325 4859 4886
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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
Bristol +20 4 £22,500 -10.00%
Somerset - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) VPN
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 11 (42.31%) SCCM
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) MS Office
6 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 8 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (26.92%) vSphere
7 7 (26.92%) WSUS
7 7 (26.92%) Client/Server
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) Citrix
8 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
9 5 (19.23%) Apple
10 4 (15.38%) LAN
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (15.38%) MCP
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) XenApp

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 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) VPN
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (11.54%) Skype
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) 3G
6 1 (3.85%) ADSL
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
5 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.54%) Android
6 3 (11.54%) Mac OS X
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) ITSM
4 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
1 4 (15.38%) MCP
2 2 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Dell Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) vSphere
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
5 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Apple
5 3 (11.54%) Adobe
6 2 (7.69%) AppSense
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Novell
7 1 (3.85%) Remedy