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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
England / South West
Rank 198 234 237
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 27 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 7
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,250 £26,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%

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
4721 5422 5889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.70% 97.26% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 4605 5001
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +24 10 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Gloucestershire -5 10 £25,000 -9.09%
Bristol +4 5 £26,000 +10.63% 1
Dorset +22 2 £25,000 - 1
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 52 (96.30%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) MS Office
3 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
4 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
5 21 (38.89%) LAN
5 21 (38.89%) WAN
5 21 (38.89%) Windows 8
6 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
6 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
6 20 (37.04%) MS Exchange
7 19 (35.19%) Thin Client
7 19 (35.19%) Intel
7 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
7 19 (35.19%) Fat Client
8 17 (31.48%) Windows 7
9 13 (24.07%) Windows 10
9 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (24.07%) ITIL
10 11 (20.37%) Driving Licence
11 10 (18.52%) Wyse
12 9 (16.67%) SCCM
12 9 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (14.81%) VMware
13 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
14 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
15 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
16 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003

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 20 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (66.67%) MS Office
2 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) LAN
1 21 (38.89%) WAN
2 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (7.41%) WLAN
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Fat Client
1 19 (35.19%) Thin Client
2 11 (20.37%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 52 (96.30%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows 8
3 17 (31.48%) Windows 7
4 13 (24.07%) Windows 10
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Vista
8 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.41%) Change Management
3 4 (7.41%) Line Management
3 4 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 2 (3.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
3 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.26%) MCP
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) CCNP
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.19%) Intel
3 10 (18.52%) Wyse
4 8 (14.81%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) Apple
5 4 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Civica
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