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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 580 659 649
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 290 323 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 273 296 283
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -3.63%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +40 278 £27,500 - 31
London +37 124 £32,500 +12.06% 11
South East +86 81 £26,000 -3.70% 7
City of London +22 30 £32,000 -1.53% 4
South West +30 29 £25,000 -5.66%
Surrey -3 23 £21,000 -22.22% 3
Hampshire +25 18 £31,750 +28.28% 2
Guildford +22 15 £21,000 -35.38% 2
North West -12 15 £19,750 -64.88% 4
Wiltshire +28 13 £25,500 -3.77%
Buckinghamshire +26 13 £26,000 -5.45%
East of England -12 10 £28,000 +1.81% 3
Berkshire +47 9 £26,000 -1.88% 2
Andover -3 9 £32,000 +20.75%
West Sussex +29 8 £25,000 +19.04%
West Yorkshire +22 7 £28,000 -1.75%
Yorkshire +9 7 £28,000 +21.73%
Gloucestershire -1 7 £25,000 -9.09%
Manchester -14 7 £22,000 -48.23% 1
Corsham - 7 £27,000 -
Crawley - 7 £25,000 -
Farnborough - 7 £27,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £25,000 -
Swindon +22 6 £25,000 -5.66%
Leeds +22 6 £28,000 -13.84%
East Midlands +16 6 £19,000 -19.14%
High Wycombe +14 6 £34,000 +25.92%
Nottinghamshire +10 6 £19,000 -24.00%
Nottingham +4 6 £19,000 -24.00%
Gloucester - 6 £25,000 -

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 484 (81.07%) Windows
2 371 (62.14%) Active Directory
3 323 (54.10%) Microsoft
4 242 (40.54%) MS Office
5 238 (39.87%) Windows 7
6 164 (27.47%) MS Excel
7 136 (22.78%) ITIL
8 126 (21.11%) MS Exchange
8 126 (21.11%) Office 365
9 123 (20.60%) Windows 8
10 121 (20.27%) Citrix
11 119 (19.93%) Finance
12 118 (19.77%) Windows 10
12 118 (19.77%) SCCM
13 111 (18.59%) Windows Server
14 108 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 104 (17.42%) LAN
15 104 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 99 (16.58%) Apple
17 88 (14.74%) TCP/IP
18 87 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
19 86 (14.41%) VMware
20 81 (13.57%) WAN
21 80 (13.40%) Mac OS X
22 71 (11.89%) PowerShell
23 64 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
24 63 (10.55%) Security Cleared
25 57 (9.55%) Driving Licence
25 57 (9.55%) Firewall
26 51 (8.54%) MCP

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
1 126 (21.11%) MS Exchange
2 41 (6.87%) Skype for Business
3 35 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (2.85%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.84%) IIS
10 4 (0.67%) Apache
11 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.34%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 242 (40.54%) MS Office
2 164 (27.47%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.51%) Eikon
2 8 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Summit
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 126 (21.11%) Office 365
2 28 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.67%) Yammer
5 3 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.50%) G Suite
6 2 (0.34%) IaaS
6 2 (0.34%) PaaS
6 2 (0.34%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 104 (17.42%) LAN
2 88 (14.74%) TCP/IP
3 81 (13.57%) WAN
4 57 (9.55%) Firewall
5 50 (8.38%) DNS
6 40 (6.70%) DHCP
7 39 (6.53%) VPN
8 34 (5.70%) VoIP
9 29 (4.86%) Skype
10 23 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (3.52%) Internet
12 20 (3.35%) Wireless
13 15 (2.51%) IP Telephony
14 11 (1.84%) SAN
14 11 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.68%) ADSL
15 10 (1.68%) NAS
16 8 (1.34%) 3G
17 7 (1.17%) WLAN
18 5 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.67%) MySQL
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.34%) MSI
2 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.17%) JIRA
3 1 (0.17%) Selenium
3 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 119 (19.93%) Finance
2 30 (5.03%) Banking
3 19 (3.18%) Advertising
3 19 (3.18%) Marketing
4 15 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.34%) Legal
7 6 (1.01%) Retail
8 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.67%) Back Office
9 4 (0.67%) Games
10 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.34%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.52%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.01%) Web Services
3 5 (0.84%) .NET
3 5 (0.84%) REST
3 5 (0.84%) SOAP
3 5 (0.84%) WPF
4 4 (0.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.50%) React
5 3 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.34%) HTML
6 2 (0.34%) ODBC
6 2 (0.34%) XMPP
6 2 (0.34%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.55%) Driving Licence
2 50 (8.38%) Fat Client
2 50 (8.38%) Thin Client
3 34 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.86%) Blackberry
5 27 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
6 21 (3.52%) Hedge funds
7 18 (3.02%) iPhone
8 13 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.84%) iPad
10 9 (1.51%) User Experience
11 7 (1.17%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.01%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.01%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.01%) Replication
13 4 (0.67%) CESG
13 4 (0.67%) CMDB
13 4 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (0.67%) Wiki
14 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 484 (81.07%) Windows
2 238 (39.87%) Windows 7
3 123 (20.60%) Windows 8
4 118 (19.77%) Windows 10
5 111 (18.59%) Windows Server
6 104 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (13.40%) Mac OS X
9 50 (8.38%) Windows XP
10 47 (7.87%) Linux
11 42 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (4.19%) Apple iOS
13 24 (4.02%) Android
14 20 (3.35%) Windows Vista
15 13 (2.18%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.84%) Unix
17 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.67%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.17%) AIX
18 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (22.78%) ITIL
2 30 (5.03%) Software Distribution
3 28 (4.69%) Service Management
4 23 (3.85%) Application Virtualisation
5 21 (3.52%) Compatibility Testing
6 20 (3.35%) Service Delivery
7 17 (2.85%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (2.18%) Mentoring
9 12 (2.01%) Investment Management
9 12 (2.01%) Software Engineering
10 11 (1.84%) ITSM
10 11 (1.84%) Software Deployment
11 10 (1.68%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (1.68%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (1.68%) Change Management
12 9 (1.51%) Asset Management
12 9 (1.51%) Patch Management
13 8 (1.34%) ITIL V3
13 8 (1.34%) Migration
13 8 (1.34%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (11.89%) PowerShell
2 15 (2.51%) C
3 7 (1.17%) C#
4 5 (0.84%) C++
5 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.67%) SQL
5 4 (0.67%) VB
6 3 (0.50%) Java
6 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.34%) VBScript
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.17%) Perl
8 1 (0.17%) PHP
8 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 108 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (10.55%) Security Cleared
3 51 (8.54%) MCP
4 36 (6.03%) SC Cleared
5 35 (5.86%) MCSA
6 28 (4.69%) MCSE
7 22 (3.69%) MCITP
8 20 (3.35%) Degree
9 14 (2.35%) CCNA
9 14 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.84%) MCDST
11 10 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.51%) MCTS
13 8 (1.34%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.67%) MOS
16 3 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
16 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
18 1 (0.17%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.71%) SLA
2 7 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 371 (62.14%) Active Directory
2 64 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (7.71%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (4.02%) XenApp
6 18 (3.02%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (1.17%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.67%) vSphere
10 4 (0.67%) Xen
11 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.34%) Firmware
11 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.34%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 118 (19.77%) SCCM
2 11 (1.84%) WSUS
3 10 (1.68%) Casper Suite
4 7 (1.17%) SCOM
5 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.84%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.50%) DameWare
8 3 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.50%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.17%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 323 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 121 (20.27%) Citrix
3 99 (16.58%) Apple
4 86 (14.41%) VMware
5 48 (8.04%) Intel
6 39 (6.53%) Cisco
6 39 (6.53%) HP
7 36 (6.03%) Bloomberg
8 32 (5.36%) Reuters
9 27 (4.52%) Polycom
10 22 (3.69%) Dell
11 21 (3.52%) Wyse
12 10 (1.68%) Intel Security
13 9 (1.51%) Avaya
13 9 (1.51%) Fidessa
13 9 (1.51%) Mitel
13 9 (1.51%) Remedy
14 8 (1.34%) Google
14 8 (1.34%) LANDesk
14 8 (1.34%) Sophos
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