The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 200 198 226
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 13 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.27% 0.23% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 3
Average salary £24,500 £30,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.32% +11.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,700
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4658 4597 5204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.28% 95.43% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3820 3658 4480
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Surrey region.

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Farnham - 4 £24,500 -
Dorking - 2 £27,500 -
Leatherhead -20 1 £24,000 -4.00%
Reigate - 1 £30,000 -
Egham - 1 £22,500 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) MS Office
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (25.00%) SLA
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (20.00%) iSeries
5 4 (20.00%) LANDesk
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) vSphere
5 4 (20.00%) Change Control
6 3 (15.00%) Lync
6 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (15.00%) IIS
6 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.00%) MCTS
6 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) ITSM

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 (15.00%) Lync
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Broadband
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) iSeries
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITSM
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) MCTS
2 1 (5.00%) CCIA
2 1 (5.00%) VCAP
2 1 (5.00%) VTSP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) CCA
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCEA
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL