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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 69 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.31% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £25,000 £21,635 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +8.17%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
630 514 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.18% 97.16% 92.81%
Number of salaries quoted 527 422 504
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Windows 8
4 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (50.00%) MS Office
6 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
6 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
6 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
7 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 4 (28.57%) LANDesk
7 4 (28.57%) SCCM
8 3 (21.43%) MCITP
8 3 (21.43%) Apple
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (21.43%) MCSE
8 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
9 2 (14.29%) Lotus
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) VMware
10 1 (7.14%) AppSense
10 1 (7.14%) Service Management
10 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
10 1 (7.14%) Citrix

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
3 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) LANDesk
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) AppSense
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago