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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 204 235 241
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 30 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 14
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £23,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £26,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -2.75%
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
5082 5568 6369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.17% 96.90% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4288 4719 5305
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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
Wiltshire +25 13 £25,500 -3.77%
Gloucestershire -8 8 £25,000 -9.09%
Bristol +15 5 £25,500 -19.68%
Dorset +23 4 £23,750 +1.06%
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) MS Office
3 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 21 (45.65%) Windows 8
6 19 (41.30%) Windows 7
6 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
6 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
7 18 (39.13%) LAN
7 18 (39.13%) WAN
7 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
8 16 (34.78%) Windows 10
9 15 (32.61%) ITIL
10 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (23.91%) Intel
11 11 (23.91%) Thin Client
11 11 (23.91%) Driving Licence
11 11 (23.91%) Fat Client
12 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
12 10 (21.74%) Wyse
12 10 (21.74%) VMware
12 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (19.57%) SCCM
14 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
15 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
16 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
16 5 (10.87%) PowerShell

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 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (63.04%) MS Office
2 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) LAN
1 18 (39.13%) WAN
2 4 (8.70%) VPN
2 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) 3G
4 2 (4.35%) ADSL
4 2 (4.35%) WLAN
5 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Driving Licence
1 11 (23.91%) Fat Client
1 11 (23.91%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.52%) CESG
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows 8
3 19 (41.30%) Windows 7
4 16 (34.78%) Windows 10
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
9 3 (6.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.70%) Change Management
3 4 (8.70%) Line Management
3 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.70%) MCP
5 2 (4.35%) MCSA
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Intel
3 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 10 (21.74%) Wyse
4 4 (8.70%) Apple
4 4 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) Civica