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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 630 696 684
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 249 226 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 220 199 155
Average salary £26,500 £29,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.00%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +67 241 £26,500 -8.62% 30
London +65 112 £30,000 -7.69% 13
South East +37 72 £26,000 -10.34% 8
Surrey +64 45 £27,000 -3.57% 2
City of London +34 23 £33,500 +3.07% 6
Woking +32 15 £22,500 -19.64%
West Midlands +10 15 £26,250 +3.57%
East of England +26 14 £25,500 -7.27% 2
Berkshire +6 13 £29,000 -0.85% 3
South West -29 10 £21,000 -16.00% 4
North West +22 9 £25,750 +41.09%
Gloucestershire -1 9 £21,000 -26.31% 2
Guildford - 9 £32,500 -
Gloucester -10 8 £21,000 -8.69% 2
Staines - 8 £30,000 -
Yorkshire +12 7 £23,500 -44.70% 2
Birmingham - 7 £26,250 -
East Sussex +11 6 £23,000 -20.68% 1
Slough +4 6 £26,250 +2.94% 1
Hertfordshire +4 5 £25,500 -7.27% 2
Hampshire -4 5 £26,500 -10.16%
Bedfordshire - 5 £25,000 -
West Sussex +14 4 £24,750 -6.60%
West Yorkshire +10 4 £21,750 -48.82% 2
Crawley +7 4 £24,750 -8.33%
Reading -14 4 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Reigate - 4 £27,500 -
Luton - 4 £26,000 -
Manchester +24 3 £26,500 +76.66%
Liverpool +12 3 £29,500 +37.20%

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 471 (85.33%) Windows
2 324 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 311 (56.34%) Windows 7
4 306 (55.43%) Active Directory
5 232 (42.03%) MS Office
6 202 (36.59%) MS Excel
7 164 (29.71%) ITIL
8 157 (28.44%) Citrix
9 126 (22.83%) Finance
10 125 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 125 (22.64%) Blackberry
11 119 (21.56%) SCCM
12 110 (19.93%) MS Exchange
13 106 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 103 (18.66%) Windows 8
15 93 (16.85%) VMware
16 92 (16.67%) Windows XP
17 85 (15.40%) XenApp
18 81 (14.67%) TCP/IP
19 75 (13.59%) DNS
20 71 (12.86%) MCSE
21 68 (12.32%) MCP
21 68 (12.32%) Cisco
22 65 (11.78%) Apple
23 64 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
24 62 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
25 57 (10.33%) DHCP
26 55 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
27 54 (9.78%) HP
27 54 (9.78%) LAN

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 110 (19.93%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 44 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (3.99%) SharePoint
5 19 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (3.26%) Lync
7 17 (3.08%) IBM Notes
8 13 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.45%) IIS
11 5 (0.91%) Apache
12 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.54%) nginx
14 2 (0.36%) LiveLink
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.36%) Confluence
14 2 (0.36%) Drupal
15 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
Applications
1 232 (42.03%) MS Office
2 202 (36.59%) MS Excel
3 22 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.54%) SketchUp
6 3 (0.54%) Revit
6 3 (0.54%) MS Project
6 3 (0.54%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.43%) Office 365
2 9 (1.63%) Google Apps
3 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (14.67%) TCP/IP
2 75 (13.59%) DNS
3 57 (10.33%) DHCP
4 54 (9.78%) LAN
5 49 (8.88%) WAN
6 38 (6.88%) VPN
7 32 (5.80%) Firewall
8 26 (4.71%) Wireless
8 26 (4.71%) VoIP
9 12 (2.17%) Internet
10 10 (1.81%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.27%) VLAN
13 6 (1.09%) IP Telephony
13 6 (1.09%) SMS
14 5 (0.91%) Network Security
14 5 (0.91%) ADSL
15 4 (0.72%) PSTN
15 4 (0.72%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 126 (22.83%) Finance
2 24 (4.35%) Banking
3 22 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.90%) Marketing
5 13 (2.36%) Games
6 9 (1.63%) Law
7 8 (1.45%) Back Office
7 8 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
8 7 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.27%) Publishing
9 6 (1.09%) Advertising
10 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.72%) Legal
10 4 (0.72%) French Language
11 3 (0.54%) Retail
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.36%) Software Packaging
2 12 (2.17%) Application Packaging
3 10 (1.81%) WPF
4 7 (1.27%) .NET
5 6 (1.09%) WinForms
5 6 (1.09%) COM
6 4 (0.72%) Web Services
6 4 (0.72%) HTML
6 4 (0.72%) RESTful
6 4 (0.72%) WCF
6 4 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.54%) WSH
8 1 (0.18%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) JSON
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.18%) XML
8 1 (0.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 125 (22.64%) Blackberry
2 64 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.16%) Video Conferencing
4 32 (5.80%) iPhone
5 23 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 23 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 20 (3.62%) Hedge funds
7 18 (3.26%) iPad
8 17 (3.08%) Replication
9 14 (2.54%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.17%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.99%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.09%) Smartcard
12 6 (1.09%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.72%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
14 4 (0.72%) BYOD
15 3 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 471 (85.33%) Windows
2 311 (56.34%) Windows 7
3 106 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (18.66%) Windows 8
5 92 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 55 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (9.42%) Mac OS X
9 30 (5.43%) Android
10 27 (4.89%) Apple iOS
11 25 (4.53%) Linux
11 25 (4.53%) Windows Vista
12 12 (2.17%) Windows 2000
13 8 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (1.27%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.09%) UNIX
16 4 (0.72%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.54%) Solaris
18 2 (0.36%) Debian
18 2 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (29.71%) ITIL
2 45 (8.15%) Service Delivery
3 40 (7.25%) Asset Management
4 19 (3.44%) Project Planning
4 19 (3.44%) Service Management
5 18 (3.26%) Project Management
6 17 (3.08%) Software Deployment
7 15 (2.72%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (2.72%) Mentoring
8 14 (2.54%) Patch Management
8 14 (2.54%) Incident Management
9 13 (2.36%) Data Protection
10 11 (1.99%) Configuration Management
11 10 (1.81%) ITSM
11 10 (1.81%) Software Engineering
11 10 (1.81%) Problem Management
12 9 (1.63%) Line Management
13 8 (1.45%) Migration
13 8 (1.45%) Logistics
13 8 (1.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.70%) PowerShell
2 33 (5.98%) SQL
3 10 (1.81%) C
3 10 (1.81%) C#
4 9 (1.63%) VB
5 7 (1.27%) VBScript
6 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.36%) Java
7 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.36%) Perl
7 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 125 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (12.86%) MCSE
3 68 (12.32%) MCP
4 41 (7.43%) MCSA
5 39 (7.07%) MCITP
6 31 (5.62%) Degree
7 30 (5.43%) A+ Certification
8 22 (3.99%) MCDST
9 18 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (2.90%) MCTS
11 15 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (2.54%) CCNA
13 11 (1.99%) Security Cleared
14 9 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (1.27%) SC Cleared
16 4 (0.72%) CCNP
16 4 (0.72%) ACSP
17 3 (0.54%) CCA
17 3 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
18 2 (0.36%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.06%) SLA
2 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 306 (55.43%) Active Directory
2 85 (15.40%) XenApp
3 62 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 40 (7.25%) Hyper-V
6 27 (4.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 19 (3.44%) Xen
8 16 (2.90%) vSphere
9 13 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.91%) XenServer
11 5 (0.91%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.54%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.18%) Firmware
13 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 119 (21.56%) SCCM
2 15 (2.72%) WSUS
3 13 (2.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.27%) DameWare
6 5 (0.91%) EdgeSight
7 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.72%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.36%) Nagios
9 2 (0.36%) SCOM
9 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.18%) Puppet
10 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 324 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 157 (28.44%) Citrix
3 93 (16.85%) VMware
4 68 (12.32%) Cisco
5 65 (11.78%) Apple
6 54 (9.78%) HP
7 33 (5.98%) ServiceNow
8 30 (5.43%) Dell
9 25 (4.53%) Avaya
9 25 (4.53%) Wyse
10 24 (4.35%) Reuters
11 22 (3.99%) Symantec
12 19 (3.44%) McAfee
13 18 (3.26%) FactSet
14 17 (3.08%) Lotus
15 15 (2.72%) Adobe
16 13 (2.36%) Polycom
17 12 (2.17%) Remedy
18 11 (1.99%) AppSense
19 10 (1.81%) Juniper
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