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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 233 210 208
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 11
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,450 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,375 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -3.84%
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
5595 5859 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.99% 95.92% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4761 4865 4326
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 July 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
Gloucestershire -12 5 £21,000 -21.49%
Wiltshire -7 4 £25,500 +6.25% 2
Bristol -18 1 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (73.68%) ITIL
4 13 (68.42%) Windows 8
5 12 (63.16%) SCCM
6 11 (57.89%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
10 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.79%) Citrix
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (15.79%) VMware
10 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 2 (10.53%) Marketing
11 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
11 2 (10.53%) ITIL V2
11 2 (10.53%) Finance
11 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
11 2 (10.53%) Service Management
11 2 (10.53%) Internet
11 2 (10.53%) WLAN
11 2 (10.53%) DHCP
11 2 (10.53%) DNS
11 2 (10.53%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WLAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (68.42%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V2
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
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