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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 630 634 684
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 306 371 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 289 337 261
Median salary £28,500 £27,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -1.85%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -16 291 £30,000 +11.11% 34
London +58 168 £32,500 +4.00% 20
South East -18 63 £26,500 -3.63% 5
City of London +58 26 £35,000 +22.80% 9
East of England +18 26 £24,000 -9.43%
Hampshire +14 24 £26,500 +2.91% 2
Andover +6 20 £26,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +28 14 £22,500 -16.66%
Nottingham +22 11 £19,000 -19.14% 1
Nottinghamshire +16 11 £19,000 -19.14% 1
East Midlands +10 11 £19,000 -17.39% 1
Surrey +8 11 £23,500 -21.66%
Yorkshire +26 10 £22,000 -10.55%
Cambridgeshire +11 9 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £32,500 -
Watford +27 8 £26,000 -24.63%
Berkshire -5 8 £27,250 -0.90% 1
Cambridge +10 7 £25,000 -
High Wycombe - 7 £32,500 -
Leeds +29 6 £22,000 -12.00%
West Yorkshire +21 6 £22,000 -10.89%
West Midlands -22 6 £24,961 +1.88%
South Yorkshire +18 5 £25,000 +2.04%
South West +8 5 £27,500 +22.22% 4
Bromley - 5 £22,500 -
Sheffield +27 4 £22,500 -8.16%
Belfast - 4 £30,000 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £30,000 -
County Antrim - 4 £30,000 -
Bristol +27 3 £27,500 +10.00%

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 558 (82.18%) Windows
2 414 (60.97%) Active Directory
3 362 (53.31%) Microsoft
4 280 (41.24%) Windows 7
5 226 (33.28%) MS Office
6 165 (24.30%) MS Excel
7 152 (22.39%) Citrix
8 149 (21.94%) SCCM
9 140 (20.62%) Windows 8
10 135 (19.88%) ITIL
11 132 (19.44%) MS Exchange
11 132 (19.44%) Windows Server
12 129 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 122 (17.97%) Finance
14 117 (17.23%) TCP/IP
15 115 (16.94%) VMware
16 109 (16.05%) Windows 10
17 106 (15.61%) Windows XP
18 104 (15.32%) LAN
19 89 (13.11%) Mac OS X
19 89 (13.11%) Apple
20 87 (12.81%) Cisco
21 83 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
22 81 (11.93%) Blackberry
22 81 (11.93%) SLA
23 78 (11.49%) DNS
23 78 (11.49%) WAN
24 75 (11.05%) Driving Licence
25 74 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
26 72 (10.60%) DHCP

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
1 132 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 72 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (8.39%) Skype for Business
4 39 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (3.98%) SharePoint
6 24 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.74%) GroupWise
10 4 (0.59%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.29%) IIS
12 1 (0.15%) Apache
12 1 (0.15%) CMS
Applications
1 226 (33.28%) MS Office
2 165 (24.30%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.03%) 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
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Eikon
2 4 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 67 (9.87%) Office 365
2 6 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.29%) Yammer
4 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (17.23%) TCP/IP
2 104 (15.32%) LAN
3 78 (11.49%) DNS
3 78 (11.49%) WAN
4 72 (10.60%) DHCP
5 63 (9.28%) VPN
6 45 (6.63%) Skype
7 44 (6.48%) VoIP
8 41 (6.04%) Wireless
9 28 (4.12%) Internet
10 25 (3.68%) Firewall
11 23 (3.39%) SAN
12 22 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (1.33%) ADSL
16 8 (1.18%) IP Telephony
16 8 (1.18%) NAS
17 7 (1.03%) LDAP
18 6 (0.88%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.15%) MS Access
3 1 (0.15%) MySQL
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.74%) Subversion
3 4 (0.59%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) MSI
4 1 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 122 (17.97%) Finance
2 27 (3.98%) Banking
3 19 (2.80%) Marketing
4 17 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.36%) Games
6 15 (2.21%) Retail
7 13 (1.91%) Back Office
8 12 (1.77%) Law
9 10 (1.47%) Legal
10 8 (1.18%) Advertising
11 6 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.74%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.59%) Electronics
14 3 (0.44%) Billing
14 3 (0.44%) Publishing
15 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.29%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.15%) Automotive
16 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.47%) XMPP
2 9 (1.33%) .NET
2 9 (1.33%) Software Packaging
3 7 (1.03%) WPF
4 5 (0.74%) MFC
4 5 (0.74%) Qt
4 5 (0.74%) WCF
4 5 (0.74%) WinForms
5 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.29%) HTML
5 2 (0.29%) ODBC
5 2 (0.29%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.15%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.15%) COM
6 1 (0.15%) React
6 1 (0.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.15%) Web Services
6 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.93%) Blackberry
2 75 (11.05%) Driving Licence
3 50 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (6.48%) iPhone
5 33 (4.86%) Fat Client
5 33 (4.86%) Thin Client
6 29 (4.27%) Hedge funds
6 29 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
7 24 (3.53%) Smartphone
8 18 (2.65%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.36%) Data Centre
10 15 (2.21%) iPad
11 14 (2.06%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
13 8 (1.18%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.74%) CMDB
14 5 (0.74%) Social Media
15 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
15 3 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 558 (82.18%) Windows
2 280 (41.24%) Windows 7
3 140 (20.62%) Windows 8
4 132 (19.44%) Windows Server
5 129 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 109 (16.05%) Windows 10
7 106 (15.61%) Windows XP
8 89 (13.11%) Mac OS X
9 83 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 71 (10.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 68 (10.01%) Android
12 46 (6.77%) Apple iOS
13 33 (4.86%) Linux
14 22 (3.24%) Mac OS
14 22 (3.24%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.18%) Unix
16 5 (0.74%) FreeBSD
16 5 (0.74%) Solaris
17 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (19.88%) ITIL
2 39 (5.74%) Mentoring
3 35 (5.15%) Mobile Device Management
4 32 (4.71%) Service Management
5 27 (3.98%) Asset Management
6 25 (3.68%) Service Delivery
6 25 (3.68%) Software Distribution
7 18 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (2.65%) Data Protection
7 18 (2.65%) Incident Management
8 17 (2.50%) Migration
9 14 (2.06%) ITSM
10 13 (1.91%) Patch Management
11 12 (1.77%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (1.62%) Application Virtualisation
12 11 (1.62%) Project Management
12 11 (1.62%) Software Engineering
13 10 (1.47%) Application Packaging
13 10 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (1.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (5.30%) PowerShell
2 23 (3.39%) C
3 11 (1.62%) VB
4 10 (1.47%) SQL
5 8 (1.18%) C#
5 8 (1.18%) Java
6 7 (1.03%) C++
7 5 (0.74%) VB6
8 4 (0.59%) VBScript
9 3 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.29%) KiXtart
10 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
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 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (4.86%) Degree
3 30 (4.42%) Security Cleared
4 26 (3.83%) MCP
5 24 (3.53%) CCNA
5 24 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (3.09%) MCSA
7 16 (2.36%) MCSE
8 14 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.06%) MCITP
8 14 (2.06%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.88%) MCTS
12 5 (0.74%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.74%) Dell Certification
12 5 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.44%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.44%) MCDST
14 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (11.93%) SLA
2 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 414 (60.97%) Active Directory
2 71 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.30%) XenApp
4 26 (3.83%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.39%) XenDesktop
6 20 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (1.77%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.47%) vSphere
10 9 (1.33%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.29%) XenServer
15 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 149 (21.94%) SCCM
2 36 (5.30%) WSUS
3 10 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (1.47%) SCOM
4 8 (1.18%) Casper Suite
5 5 (0.74%) DameWare
6 4 (0.59%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.44%) Opsview
7 3 (0.44%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.44%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.29%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 362 (53.31%) Microsoft
2 152 (22.39%) Citrix
3 115 (16.94%) VMware
4 89 (13.11%) Apple
5 87 (12.81%) Cisco
6 51 (7.51%) Bloomberg
7 50 (7.36%) HP
8 30 (4.42%) Polycom
9 28 (4.12%) Reuters
10 24 (3.53%) Dell
11 19 (2.80%) Fidessa
12 18 (2.65%) Avaya
12 18 (2.65%) Symantec
13 16 (2.36%) Intel
14 14 (2.06%) Mitel
15 12 (1.77%) Samsung
16 10 (1.47%) Remedy
17 9 (1.33%) Intel Security
17 9 (1.33%) Novell
17 9 (1.33%) ServiceNow
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