The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 604 627 694
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 329 358 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 307 317 291
Median salary £29,962 £26,250 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,044 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £46,950
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

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 25 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +30 312 £30,000 +14.28% 27
London +70 168 £33,000 +10.00% 13
South East +37 79 £26,500 -1.85% 6
East of England +40 29 £26,000 +4.00% 3
City of London +47 24 £33,000 +3.12% 4
Hampshire +22 21 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Berkshire +14 20 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Hertfordshire +38 19 £26,000 -1.88% 1
Andover +13 18 £26,500 - 1
Watford +30 14 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Yorkshire +24 12 £24,000 +3.36% 3
West Sussex +3 12 £22,000 -13.72%
East Midlands +14 11 £25,000 +6.38%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £32,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +9 9 £22,000 +15.78% 1
Leeds +24 8 £22,000 -12.00% 1
Surrey -9 8 £35,000 +29.62%
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £27,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 7 £32,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +12 6 £32,500 +41.30%
Nottingham +11 6 £32,500 +41.30%
Slough - 6 £29,000 -
Bromley - 6 £22,500 -
Reading +11 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Cambridge +5 5 £25,000 - 1
South West +4 5 £22,500 +7.14%
Horsham - 5 £21,000 -
Bristol +27 4 £22,500 -10.00%
Oxfordshire -8 4 £25,000 +13.63% 2
West Midlands -46 4 £25,211 +5.04%

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 573 (83.77%) Windows
2 412 (60.23%) Active Directory
3 362 (52.92%) Microsoft
4 288 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 229 (33.48%) MS Office
6 185 (27.05%) MS Excel
7 163 (23.83%) Citrix
8 155 (22.66%) Windows 8
9 148 (21.64%) SCCM
10 137 (20.03%) MS Exchange
11 136 (19.88%) Windows Server
12 129 (18.86%) ITIL
13 126 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 124 (18.13%) VMware
15 122 (17.84%) TCP/IP
16 117 (17.11%) Windows XP
17 115 (16.81%) Finance
18 101 (14.77%) Mac OS X
19 100 (14.62%) LAN
20 94 (13.74%) Windows 10
20 94 (13.74%) SLA
21 92 (13.45%) Cisco
21 92 (13.45%) DNS
22 87 (12.72%) Apple
23 85 (12.43%) DHCP
23 85 (12.43%) Driving Licence
24 82 (11.99%) Windows Server 2012
24 82 (11.99%) Blackberry
25 79 (11.55%) WAN
25 79 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 137 (20.03%) MS Exchange
2 77 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (8.04%) Skype for Business
4 39 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (4.82%) SharePoint
6 29 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.58%) GroupWise
9 4 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.44%) IIS
11 1 (0.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.15%) JBoss
11 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 229 (33.48%) MS Office
2 185 (27.05%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 8 (1.17%) Eikon
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.31%) Office 365
2 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 122 (17.84%) TCP/IP
2 100 (14.62%) LAN
3 92 (13.45%) DNS
4 85 (12.43%) DHCP
5 79 (11.55%) WAN
6 63 (9.21%) VPN
7 44 (6.43%) Wireless
8 43 (6.29%) Skype
9 40 (5.85%) VoIP
10 25 (3.65%) Internet
10 25 (3.65%) SAN
11 24 (3.51%) Firewall
12 18 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (1.17%) LDAP
15 8 (1.17%) SNMP
16 7 (1.02%) VLAN
17 6 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (0.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.15%) MS Access
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.17%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.17%) Subversion
1 8 (1.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.15%) MSI
3 1 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 115 (16.81%) Finance
2 25 (3.65%) Banking
3 17 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.05%) Games
4 14 (2.05%) Marketing
5 13 (1.90%) Law
6 12 (1.75%) Legal
6 12 (1.75%) Retail
7 10 (1.46%) Back Office
8 8 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.02%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.73%) Billing
12 4 (0.58%) Advertising
12 4 (0.58%) Electronics
13 3 (0.44%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.05%) XMPP
2 12 (1.75%) .NET
3 10 (1.46%) WPF
4 9 (1.32%) WinForms
5 8 (1.17%) MFC
5 8 (1.17%) Qt
5 8 (1.17%) WCF
6 4 (0.58%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.29%) HTML
7 2 (0.29%) ODBC
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.15%) COM
8 1 (0.15%) Flash
8 1 (0.15%) Web Services
8 1 (0.15%) XML
8 1 (0.15%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.43%) Driving Licence
2 82 (11.99%) Blackberry
3 54 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (7.02%) iPhone
5 33 (4.82%) Fat Client
5 33 (4.82%) Thin Client
6 28 (4.09%) Smartphone
7 24 (3.51%) Hedge funds
7 24 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (2.49%) Data Centre
9 16 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 16 (2.34%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.90%) iPad
11 12 (1.75%) HP StoreVirtual
12 10 (1.46%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.02%) CMDB
14 4 (0.58%) NHS
14 4 (0.58%) Social Media
15 3 (0.44%) Handset
15 3 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 573 (83.77%) Windows
2 288 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 155 (22.66%) Windows 8
4 136 (19.88%) Windows Server
5 126 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 117 (17.11%) Windows XP
7 101 (14.77%) Mac OS X
8 94 (13.74%) Windows 10
9 82 (11.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 78 (11.40%) Android
11 72 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (7.46%) Apple iOS
13 32 (4.68%) Linux
14 22 (3.22%) Mac OS
15 20 (2.92%) Windows Vista
16 10 (1.46%) Unix
17 8 (1.17%) FreeBSD
17 8 (1.17%) Solaris
18 5 (0.73%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (18.86%) ITIL
2 53 (7.75%) Mentoring
3 37 (5.41%) Asset Management
4 34 (4.97%) Mobile Device Management
5 33 (4.82%) Service Management
6 24 (3.51%) Service Delivery
7 23 (3.36%) Incident Management
8 20 (2.92%) Data Protection
8 20 (2.92%) Patch Management
9 18 (2.63%) Migration
9 18 (2.63%) Software Distribution
10 16 (2.34%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (2.19%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (1.75%) Software Engineering
14 11 (1.61%) Line Management
15 10 (1.46%) ITSM
16 9 (1.32%) Project Management
17 8 (1.17%) Configuration Management
17 8 (1.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.51%) C
2 22 (3.22%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.19%) SQL
4 13 (1.90%) VB
5 11 (1.61%) C#
6 10 (1.46%) C++
7 8 (1.17%) VB6
8 7 (1.02%) Java
9 3 (0.44%) VBScript
10 2 (0.29%) KiXtart
11 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.15%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.15%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.15%) PHP
11 1 (0.15%) Python
11 1 (0.15%) VBA
11 1 (0.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 74 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (5.56%) Degree
3 28 (4.09%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.07%) CCNA
4 21 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (2.92%) MCP
6 18 (2.63%) MCSA
7 16 (2.34%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.75%) MCSE
10 8 (1.17%) MCITP
10 8 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.73%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.73%) Dell Certification
11 5 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.58%) MCTS
13 3 (0.44%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.29%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (13.74%) SLA
2 2 (0.29%) QA
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 412 (60.23%) Active Directory
2 79 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (5.56%) XenApp
4 26 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 25 (3.65%) XenDesktop
6 17 (2.49%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (2.19%) vSphere
9 12 (1.75%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.46%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.44%) XenServer
15 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.15%) UAG
15 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 148 (21.64%) SCCM
2 38 (5.56%) WSUS
3 10 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.17%) SCOM
5 6 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.88%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.44%) DameWare
6 3 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.44%) Opsview
6 3 (0.44%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.44%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.29%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 362 (52.92%) Microsoft
2 163 (23.83%) Citrix
3 124 (18.13%) VMware
4 92 (13.45%) Cisco
5 87 (12.72%) Apple
6 49 (7.16%) Bloomberg
6 49 (7.16%) HP
7 31 (4.53%) Polycom
8 26 (3.80%) Dell
9 25 (3.65%) Reuters
10 19 (2.78%) Mitel
11 18 (2.63%) Avaya
11 18 (2.63%) Fidessa
11 18 (2.63%) Symantec
12 12 (1.75%) Intel
13 10 (1.46%) Altiris
14 8 (1.17%) Adobe
14 8 (1.17%) Novell
14 8 (1.17%) Perforce
14 8 (1.17%) Toshiba
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