The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 47 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 14 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.79% 0.40% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 0.42% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 4
Average salary £25,000 £25,135 £21,098
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.53% +19.13%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
474 472 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 94.42% 95.55% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 412 429 407
Average salary £40,000 £35,657 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% -4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,975 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Desktop Engineer
Wiltshire

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Swindon

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in Swindon

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) ITIL
3 11 (52.38%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) Windows 8
5 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 9 (42.86%) LANDesk
5 9 (42.86%) SCCM
6 8 (38.10%) MS Office
7 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) Software Deployment
7 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
8 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
8 5 (23.81%) Mac OS X
9 4 (19.05%) Citrix
9 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
10 3 (14.29%) FrontPage
10 3 (14.29%) MCITP
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 3 (14.29%) Apple
10 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
10 3 (14.29%) LAN
10 3 (14.29%) WAN

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) FrontPage
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 8
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) Mac OS X
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Software Deployment
4 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCITP
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) LANDesk
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) AppSense