The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 607 685 690
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 302 226 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 272 185 166
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,027
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
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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
England +82 289 £27,500 -1.78% 26
London +36 140 £32,500 - 14
South East +34 76 £27,500 +10.00% 1
City of London +29 30 £27,500 -12.69% 6
East of England +28 26 £26,000 +15.55% 4
Surrey +10 21 £30,500 +24.48%
Kent +14 19 £28,000 +1.81%
Berkshire +3 16 £27,500 +10.00% 1
North West +16 12 £21,650 -7.37% 2
Hertfordshire +6 11 £29,000 -10.76%
South West -4 11 £24,000 - 2
Hampshire +24 10 £27,500 -5.17%
Yorkshire +6 9 £24,690 +9.73%
Guildford - 9 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire +18 8 £25,500 +15.90%
Luton +10 8 £25,500 +15.90%
West Midlands -18 8 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Staines - 8 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire +6 7 £24,690 +3.95%
Wiltshire +4 7 £26,500 +10.41% 1
East Midlands -3 7 £23,500 +4.44%
Reading -6 7 £27,500 -8.33%
Scotland -9 6 £35,000 -
Coventry - 6 £27,500 - 1
Maidenhead +16 5 £27,500 +10.00%
Manchester +6 5 £21,650 +11.02% 2
West Sussex -5 5 £25,000 -29.57%
Norfolk - 5 £25,000 - 2
Basingstoke +29 4 £27,500 -37.50%
Swindon +14 4 £24,000 -

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 457 (82.94%) Windows
2 340 (61.71%) Microsoft
3 314 (56.99%) Active Directory
4 277 (50.27%) Windows 7
5 213 (38.66%) MS Excel
6 212 (38.48%) MS Office
7 175 (31.76%) ITIL
8 148 (26.86%) Citrix
9 139 (25.23%) SCCM
10 128 (23.23%) Windows 8
10 128 (23.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 115 (20.87%) VMware
12 114 (20.69%) Finance
13 105 (19.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 99 (17.97%) DNS
15 98 (17.79%) MS Exchange
15 98 (17.79%) Blackberry
16 97 (17.60%) Windows XP
17 96 (17.42%) DHCP
18 91 (16.52%) TCP/IP
19 80 (14.52%) MCSE
20 77 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
21 71 (12.89%) XenApp
21 71 (12.89%) LAN
22 66 (11.98%) WAN
23 65 (11.80%) Windows Server 2012
24 61 (11.07%) HP
25 60 (10.89%) SLA
25 60 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
26 58 (10.53%) MCP

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 98 (17.79%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 28 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.81%) Lync
6 17 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.63%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.09%) IIS
10 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.36%) CMS
11 2 (0.36%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.36%) Confluence
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 213 (38.66%) MS Excel
2 212 (38.48%) MS Office
3 17 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Revit
6 1 (0.18%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.07%) Office 365
2 4 (0.73%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (17.97%) DNS
2 96 (17.42%) DHCP
3 91 (16.52%) TCP/IP
4 71 (12.89%) LAN
5 66 (11.98%) WAN
6 44 (7.99%) VPN
7 30 (5.44%) Firewall
7 30 (5.44%) Wireless
8 26 (4.72%) VoIP
9 22 (3.99%) Internet
10 11 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (1.45%) VLAN
11 8 (1.45%) HTTP
11 8 (1.45%) SAN
12 7 (1.27%) IP Telephony
13 6 (1.09%) WLAN
14 5 (0.91%) NetScaler
15 4 (0.73%) NAS
15 4 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.18%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) MSI
4 1 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 114 (20.69%) Finance
2 21 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.63%) Banking
4 18 (3.27%) Marketing
5 15 (2.72%) Back Office
6 11 (2.00%) Law
7 10 (1.81%) Games
7 10 (1.81%) Advertising
8 8 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
8 8 (1.45%) Legal
8 8 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.91%) Retail
10 3 (0.54%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.27%) WPF
2 16 (2.90%) .NET
3 13 (2.36%) WinForms
4 12 (2.18%) Application Packaging
5 11 (2.00%) Software Packaging
6 5 (0.91%) WCF
6 5 (0.91%) Web Services
6 5 (0.91%) RESTful
6 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.73%) COM
8 3 (0.54%) WSH
9 2 (0.36%) HTML
10 1 (0.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 98 (17.79%) Blackberry
2 60 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.44%) Video Conferencing
4 22 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.09%) Thin Client
5 17 (3.09%) Fat Client
6 15 (2.72%) iPhone
7 13 (2.36%) Smartcard
8 12 (2.18%) Replication
9 10 (1.81%) Mobile Computing
10 9 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.45%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.45%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.91%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.91%) iPad
12 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.73%) BYOD
13 4 (0.73%) CMDB
13 4 (0.73%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 457 (82.94%) Windows
2 277 (50.27%) Windows 7
3 128 (23.23%) Windows 8
4 105 (19.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (17.60%) Windows XP
6 65 (11.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (8.71%) Android
8 41 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (6.72%) Apple iOS
10 30 (5.44%) Mac OS X
11 21 (3.81%) Linux
12 19 (3.45%) Windows Vista
13 16 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
14 13 (2.36%) Windows 2000
15 12 (2.18%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.91%) UNIX
17 4 (0.73%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
19 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (31.76%) ITIL
2 50 (9.07%) Service Delivery
3 48 (8.71%) Asset Management
4 24 (4.36%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (3.99%) Incident Management
5 22 (3.99%) Patch Management
6 21 (3.81%) Service Management
7 19 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 18 (3.27%) Software Engineering
8 18 (3.27%) Project Management
9 17 (3.09%) ITSM
10 15 (2.72%) Software Deployment
10 15 (2.72%) Problem Management
10 15 (2.72%) Data Protection
11 14 (2.54%) Project Planning
11 14 (2.54%) ITIL V3
11 14 (2.54%) Mentoring
12 13 (2.36%) OO
13 12 (2.18%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (1.63%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.62%) PowerShell
2 28 (5.08%) SQL
3 21 (3.81%) C#
4 18 (3.27%) VBScript
5 9 (1.63%) C
6 8 (1.45%) VB
7 6 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.54%) Java
8 3 (0.54%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.18%) Perl
9 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 128 (23.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (14.52%) MCSE
3 58 (10.53%) MCP
4 44 (7.99%) MCSA
5 39 (7.08%) MCITP
6 34 (6.17%) Degree
7 26 (4.72%) A+ Certification
8 21 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (3.45%) MCDST
9 19 (3.45%) Security Cleared
10 18 (3.27%) CCNA
10 18 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (1.63%) MCTS
13 7 (1.27%) MOS
14 6 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.09%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.91%) CCA
15 5 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (0.73%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (10.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.18%) COBIT
2 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 314 (56.99%) Active Directory
2 77 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (12.89%) XenApp
4 48 (8.71%) XenDesktop
5 46 (8.35%) Hyper-V
6 26 (4.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 18 (3.27%) Xen
8 15 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.36%) vSphere
10 10 (1.81%) XenServer
11 9 (1.63%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.27%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.91%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.73%) vCloud
16 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
18 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
18 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 139 (25.23%) SCCM
2 5 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (0.91%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.91%) WMI
2 5 (0.91%) EdgeSight
3 4 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.54%) Puppet
4 3 (0.54%) WSUS
4 3 (0.54%) DameWare
4 3 (0.54%) Casper Suite
5 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.36%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.18%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 340 (61.71%) Microsoft
2 148 (26.86%) Citrix
3 115 (20.87%) VMware
4 61 (11.07%) HP
5 53 (9.62%) Cisco
6 45 (8.17%) Apple
7 34 (6.17%) Dell
8 26 (4.72%) ServiceNow
9 21 (3.81%) Bloomberg
10 20 (3.63%) AppSense
11 17 (3.09%) Symantec
12 16 (2.90%) Avaya
13 14 (2.54%) Reuters
14 13 (2.36%) Wyse
15 12 (2.18%) McAfee
16 11 (2.00%) Remedy
17 9 (1.63%) Lotus
17 9 (1.63%) Polycom
18 8 (1.45%) Altiris
19 7 (1.27%) Juniper
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Skye Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
JWResource
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum + pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
ASG Worldwide
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £26k - 34k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Metapack
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AccessPay
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago