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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 590 624 664
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 375 373 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 349 334 289
Median salary £29,000 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,750 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -2.83%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +27 348 £30,000 +9.09% 19
London +28 172 £32,500 +8.33% 9
South East +15 91 £26,500 -3.63% 5
East of England +13 29 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Berkshire +11 25 £29,000 +4.50% 2
Hertfordshire +32 22 £31,500 +26.00% 1
City of London +34 21 £32,500 -2.98% 3
Surrey -31 18 £32,000 +18.51%
South West +2 17 £26,500 +26.19% 2
Hampshire +23 14 £26,500 -23.18% 1
North West +9 12 £23,500 +4.44%
West Sussex +3 12 £21,500 -36.76%
Andover +25 11 £26,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +23 11 £32,000 +26.73%
East Midlands +17 11 £32,500 +35.41%
Watford +16 10 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 9 £24,000 +2.12% 2
West Midlands -25 9 £23,961 -1.19% 1
Yorkshire +13 8 £32,500 +38.29% 1
Oxfordshire +4 7 £25,000 +13.63%
Scotland -2 6 £28,000 +3.70%
Slough -5 6 £29,000 +10.47% 1
Bracknell - 6 £31,500 -
Horsham - 6 £20,250 -
Cheshire +24 5 £19,000 -1.29%
West Yorkshire +17 5 £24,250 +11.49% 1
Reading +15 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Nottingham +9 5 £40,000 +68.42%
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £40,000 +68.42%
Manchester 0 5 £23,500 +4.44%

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 591 (87.04%) Windows
2 403 (59.35%) Active Directory
3 346 (50.96%) Microsoft
4 311 (45.80%) Windows 7
5 228 (33.58%) MS Office
6 193 (28.42%) MS Excel
7 163 (24.01%) Windows 8
8 160 (23.56%) Citrix
9 144 (21.21%) Windows Server
9 144 (21.21%) SCCM
10 138 (20.32%) MS Exchange
11 131 (19.29%) VMware
12 129 (19.00%) TCP/IP
13 126 (18.56%) ITIL
13 126 (18.56%) Finance
14 122 (17.97%) Windows XP
15 117 (17.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 103 (15.17%) DNS
17 100 (14.73%) Mac OS X
18 93 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
19 92 (13.55%) SLA
20 91 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
21 90 (13.25%) DHCP
22 88 (12.96%) Cisco
23 86 (12.67%) Driving Licence
24 78 (11.49%) Android
24 78 (11.49%) LAN
25 76 (11.19%) Apple
25 76 (11.19%) Blackberry
26 75 (11.05%) Windows 10

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
1 138 (20.32%) MS Exchange
2 72 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (7.22%) Skype for Business
4 40 (5.89%) SharePoint
5 34 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.59%) IIS
10 3 (0.44%) GroupWise
10 3 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.15%) Confluence
11 1 (0.15%) JBoss
11 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 228 (33.58%) MS Office
2 193 (28.42%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.74%) Eikon
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.19%) Office 365
2 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (19.00%) TCP/IP
2 103 (15.17%) DNS
3 90 (13.25%) DHCP
4 78 (11.49%) LAN
5 65 (9.57%) WAN
6 59 (8.69%) VPN
7 34 (5.01%) Wireless
8 32 (4.71%) Skype
9 31 (4.57%) VoIP
10 27 (3.98%) Firewall
11 23 (3.39%) SAN
12 19 (2.80%) Internet
13 13 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (1.62%) LDAP
14 11 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.47%) SNMP
16 9 (1.33%) VLAN
17 6 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
17 6 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 10 (1.47%) Subversion
1 10 (1.47%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.44%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.44%) JIRA
2 3 (0.44%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.29%) Selenium
4 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 126 (18.56%) Finance
2 37 (5.45%) Banking
3 18 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.77%) Marketing
6 11 (1.62%) Law
7 10 (1.47%) Legal
7 10 (1.47%) Retail
8 8 (1.18%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.18%) Billing
9 7 (1.03%) Advertising
9 7 (1.03%) Back Office
9 7 (1.03%) Games
9 7 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.88%) Electronics
11 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.44%) Front Office
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.21%) .NET
1 15 (2.21%) XMPP
2 11 (1.62%) WinForms
2 11 (1.62%) WPF
3 10 (1.47%) MFC
3 10 (1.47%) Qt
3 10 (1.47%) WCF
4 4 (0.59%) Web Services
5 2 (0.29%) COM
6 1 (0.15%) Flash
6 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.67%) Driving Licence
2 76 (11.19%) Blackberry
3 45 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.89%) iPhone
5 29 (4.27%) Fat Client
5 29 (4.27%) Thin Client
6 22 (3.24%) Hedge funds
7 21 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (2.36%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.21%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.33%) HP StoreVirtual
10 9 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.18%) CMDB
11 8 (1.18%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.03%) iPad
13 6 (0.88%) NHS
14 4 (0.59%) Replication
15 3 (0.44%) Handset
15 3 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 591 (87.04%) Windows
2 311 (45.80%) Windows 7
3 163 (24.01%) Windows 8
4 144 (21.21%) Windows Server
5 122 (17.97%) Windows XP
6 117 (17.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 100 (14.73%) Mac OS X
8 93 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 78 (11.49%) Android
10 75 (11.05%) Windows 10
11 63 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (7.51%) Apple iOS
13 34 (5.01%) Linux
14 22 (3.24%) Mac OS
15 12 (1.77%) Unix
15 12 (1.77%) Windows Vista
16 10 (1.47%) FreeBSD
16 10 (1.47%) Solaris
17 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (18.56%) ITIL
2 50 (7.36%) Mentoring
3 43 (6.33%) Asset Management
4 35 (5.15%) Incident Management
5 28 (4.12%) Service Management
6 23 (3.39%) Patch Management
7 20 (2.95%) Mobile Device Management
7 20 (2.95%) Service Delivery
8 18 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (2.50%) Data Protection
10 16 (2.36%) ITSM
10 16 (2.36%) Migration
11 12 (1.77%) Application Packaging
11 12 (1.77%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (1.62%) Line Management
12 11 (1.62%) Software Engineering
13 10 (1.47%) CRM
13 10 (1.47%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (1.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.53%) C
2 20 (2.95%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.65%) SQL
4 15 (2.21%) C#
4 15 (2.21%) VB
5 14 (2.06%) C++
6 10 (1.47%) VB6
7 4 (0.59%) Java
8 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.29%) VBA
9 2 (0.29%) VBScript
10 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.15%) KiXtart
10 1 (0.15%) Python
10 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (6.63%) Degree
3 23 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.65%) MCSA
5 17 (2.50%) MCP
6 16 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (2.06%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.77%) MCSE
9 11 (1.62%) CCNA
9 11 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.18%) MCDST
11 8 (1.18%) MCITP
12 6 (0.88%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.74%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.74%) Dell Certification
13 5 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.29%) CCA
14 2 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (13.55%) SLA
2 5 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 403 (59.35%) Active Directory
2 91 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 37 (5.45%) XenApp
4 22 (3.24%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.36%) vSphere
6 11 (1.62%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.15%) Firmware
10 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.15%) UAG
10 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 144 (21.21%) SCCM
2 32 (4.71%) WSUS
3 8 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.03%) DameWare
5 6 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.74%) SCOM
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.59%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.44%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.44%) Opsview
8 3 (0.44%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.29%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.15%) IBM BigFix
10 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 346 (50.96%) Microsoft
2 160 (23.56%) Citrix
3 131 (19.29%) VMware
4 88 (12.96%) Cisco
5 76 (11.19%) Apple
6 53 (7.81%) HP
7 41 (6.04%) Bloomberg
8 32 (4.71%) Dell
9 28 (4.12%) Polycom
10 22 (3.24%) Avaya
11 21 (3.09%) Reuters
12 16 (2.36%) Mitel
13 15 (2.21%) Symantec
14 14 (2.06%) Altiris
15 13 (1.91%) Fidessa
16 11 (1.62%) Remedy
17 10 (1.47%) Adobe
17 10 (1.47%) Perforce
18 9 (1.33%) Intel
18 9 (1.33%) Toshiba
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £27k to £35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £47,000 to £52,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £15.00 - £17.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Old Street, London
Gorkana
Salary: £28k to £35k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 15 days ago
High Wycombe
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago