The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 649 689 721
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 283 194 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 233 151 188
Average salary £29,000 £25,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +44 273 £28,500 +11.76% 40
London +6 128 £32,500 +18.18% 23
South East -5 67 £26,500 - 9
City of London -15 31 £32,500 +14.03% 9
Berkshire -12 28 £23,750 -15.17% 3
South West +6 25 £22,950 +4.31% 3
Wiltshire +8 15 £25,000 +15.55%
North West +5 15 £25,750 +3.00% 1
Swindon +8 14 £25,000 +12.25%
Hampshire +6 13 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Reading 0 13 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Merseyside -8 9 £27,500 +10.00%
Liverpool -10 9 £27,500 +10.00%
Yorkshire -33 9 £42,500 +88.88% 1
Tyne and Wear +8 8 £24,000 +29.72% 1
West Midlands +7 8 £24,000 -11.11% 1
North East -2 8 £24,000 +21.51% 1
East Sussex -9 8 £29,000 +13.72% 1
Brighton -9 8 £29,000 +13.72%
West Yorkshire -24 8 £42,500 +88.88% 1
Surrey -2 7 £24,000 -9.43%
Devon -3 7 £22,475 +2.15% 1
East of England -16 7 £27,000 +28.57%
Scotland -17 7 £35,000 +31.74% 5
Exeter - 7 £22,475 - 1
East Midlands -20 6 £27,500 +3.77% 1
Manchester +4 5 £15,000 -40.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £32,500 +75.67%
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 5 £24,500 +32.43% 1
Glasgow -9 5 £35,000 +100.00% 1

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 462 (88.17%) Windows
2 307 (58.59%) Active Directory
3 301 (57.44%) Microsoft
4 267 (50.95%) Windows 7
5 180 (34.35%) MS Excel
6 160 (30.53%) Windows XP
7 151 (28.82%) MS Office
8 145 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 132 (25.19%) SCCM
9 132 (25.19%) ITIL
10 125 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 112 (21.37%) MS Exchange
12 103 (19.66%) Finance
13 101 (19.27%) VMware
14 98 (18.70%) Windows 8
15 90 (17.18%) Blackberry
16 88 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
17 83 (15.84%) Citrix
18 79 (15.08%) DNS
19 76 (14.50%) LAN
20 74 (14.12%) DHCP
21 73 (13.93%) TCP/IP
22 69 (13.17%) WAN
23 67 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
24 65 (12.40%) PowerShell
24 65 (12.40%) MCSE
25 61 (11.64%) VPN
26 51 (9.73%) MCP
27 50 (9.54%) MCSA
28 48 (9.16%) Degree

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 112 (21.37%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (6.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 26 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (4.58%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.10%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.53%) IIS
9 5 (0.95%) Lync
10 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.19%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) Gentran
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 180 (34.35%) MS Excel
2 151 (28.82%) MS Office
3 8 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.29%) Eikon
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Line 50
4 1 (0.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.63%) Office 365
2 5 (0.95%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.57%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (15.08%) DNS
2 76 (14.50%) LAN
3 74 (14.12%) DHCP
4 73 (13.93%) TCP/IP
5 69 (13.17%) WAN
6 61 (11.64%) VPN
7 42 (8.02%) Firewall
8 21 (4.01%) VoIP
9 14 (2.67%) Wireless
10 12 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (2.10%) SAN
12 7 (1.34%) Internet
12 7 (1.34%) ADSL
12 7 (1.34%) IP Telephony
13 5 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.95%) LDAP
13 5 (0.95%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.95%) SMS
14 4 (0.76%) SMTP
14 4 (0.76%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.19%) MySQL
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (2.67%) MSI
2 3 (0.57%) FrontPage
3 2 (0.38%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
General
1 103 (19.66%) Finance
2 29 (5.53%) Law
3 21 (4.01%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.63%) Banking
5 14 (2.67%) Legal
5 14 (2.67%) Back Office
6 11 (2.10%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.34%) Marketing
9 6 (1.15%) Retail
10 4 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.57%) Advertising
11 3 (0.57%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.86%) Web Services
2 11 (2.10%) Software Packaging
3 10 (1.91%) .NET
4 9 (1.72%) Application Packaging
5 7 (1.34%) Rendezvous
6 3 (0.57%) HTML
7 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.38%) COM
7 2 (0.38%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.19%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.18%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.01%) Hedge funds
3 19 (3.63%) iPhone
4 18 (3.44%) Fat Client
4 18 (3.44%) Thin Client
5 16 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.05%) iPad
6 13 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.72%) Handset
10 8 (1.53%) Clustering
10 8 (1.53%) Biotechnology
11 6 (1.15%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.15%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.95%) Firmware
13 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.57%) Robotics
15 2 (0.38%) PDA
15 2 (0.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 462 (88.17%) Windows
2 267 (50.95%) Windows 7
3 160 (30.53%) Windows XP
4 145 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (18.70%) Windows 8
6 88 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (8.40%) Mac OS X
8 21 (4.01%) Windows 2000
9 19 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (3.44%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.91%) UNIX
11 10 (1.91%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.72%) Android
13 8 (1.53%) Linux
14 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.57%) Solaris
16 2 (0.38%) Fedora
17 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.19%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (25.19%) ITIL
2 36 (6.87%) Migration
3 23 (4.39%) Software Deployment
4 22 (4.20%) Incident Management
5 20 (3.82%) Service Management
6 17 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (3.05%) Service Delivery
8 13 (2.48%) Asset Management
9 12 (2.29%) ITIL V2
10 11 (2.10%) Change Management
11 9 (1.72%) CRM
12 8 (1.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (1.34%) Change Control
13 7 (1.34%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (1.34%) Project Management
14 6 (1.15%) Time Management
14 6 (1.15%) Financial Modelling
15 5 (0.95%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (0.95%) Problem Management
15 5 (0.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (12.40%) PowerShell
2 21 (4.01%) VB
3 15 (2.86%) SQL
3 15 (2.86%) C#
4 8 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.76%) VBScript
6 3 (0.57%) C
7 2 (0.38%) VB6
8 1 (0.19%) Java
8 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 125 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (12.40%) MCSE
3 51 (9.73%) MCP
4 50 (9.54%) MCSA
5 48 (9.16%) Degree
6 34 (6.49%) Security Cleared
7 28 (5.34%) SC Cleared
8 26 (4.96%) MCTS
9 25 (4.77%) MCITP
10 16 (3.05%) MCDST
11 15 (2.86%) CCNA
11 15 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.91%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.15%) HND
14 5 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.38%) HNC
16 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
17 1 (0.19%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.44%) SLA
2 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 307 (58.59%) Active Directory
2 67 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.15%) XenApp
4 22 (4.20%) XenDesktop
5 21 (4.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (4.01%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.86%) vSphere
7 8 (1.53%) XenServer
8 5 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.95%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.57%) vCloud
9 3 (0.57%) Xen
10 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 132 (25.19%) SCCM
2 33 (6.30%) WSUS
3 14 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 14 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.15%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.38%) OpenView
9 2 (0.38%) SCOM
10 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.19%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.19%) SCSM
10 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 301 (57.44%) Microsoft
2 101 (19.27%) VMware
3 83 (15.84%) Citrix
4 47 (8.97%) Cisco
5 45 (8.59%) HP
6 29 (5.53%) Bloomberg
7 27 (5.15%) Apple
8 26 (4.96%) LANDesk
9 22 (4.20%) Reuters
10 19 (3.63%) Symantec
11 17 (3.24%) Dell
12 15 (2.86%) Avaya
13 12 (2.29%) Lotus
14 11 (2.10%) McAfee
15 10 (1.91%) CQG
16 8 (1.53%) Altiris
17 7 (1.34%) Polycom
17 7 (1.34%) Toshiba
18 6 (1.15%) Adobe
18 6 (1.15%) Veritas
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22950 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30.000 - 32.000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum Plus excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
The Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery
Salary: From £23,000 to £32,000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £14.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum Dependent on Expereince
Posted: 13 days ago