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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 693 666 708
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 261 282 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 237 240 188
Average salary £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,270
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £49,225
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 235 £27,000 -6.89% 41
London -38 130 £29,500 -3.27% 22
South East -5 49 £26,500 -15.87% 10
City of London +38 28 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Hampshire +19 15 £26,500 +0.95% 4
East of England +11 15 £21,500 -14.00% 4
North West +6 14 £19,000 -22.44% 1
Surrey +6 14 £27,250 -16.15% 1
Andover - 14 £26,500 - 2
Manchester +23 10 £23,500 +17.50%
Hertfordshire +6 9 £21,500 -17.30% 3
West Midlands -18 9 £24,500 -10.09% 1
Berkshire -9 8 £27,250 -13.49%
East Midlands +1 7 £32,909 +38.56%
Derbyshire - 7 £32,909 -
Derby - 7 £32,909 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £21,500 - 1
Kent +14 6 £28,000 +7.69%
South West -11 6 £30,000 +22.44% 3
Yorkshire +12 5 £24,625 -0.50%
Cheshire +16 4 £19,000 -39.20% 1
West Yorkshire +6 4 £24,625 -6.19%
Reading -3 4 £26,500 -18.46%
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £25,500 -34.19% 2
Egham - 4 £29,750 -
Bradford - 4 £24,625 -
Birmingham - 4 £28,750 -
High Wycombe - 4 £25,500 - 2
Warrington - 4 £19,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £24,000 -

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 480 (89.55%) Windows
2 357 (66.60%) Active Directory
3 300 (55.97%) Microsoft
4 274 (51.12%) Windows 7
5 189 (35.26%) MS Office
6 152 (28.36%) Windows Server
7 149 (27.80%) MS Excel
8 144 (26.87%) Finance
9 136 (25.37%) Windows 8
10 131 (24.44%) ITIL
11 129 (24.07%) Citrix
12 113 (21.08%) MS Exchange
13 105 (19.59%) VMware
14 102 (19.03%) DNS
14 102 (19.03%) SCCM
15 96 (17.91%) TCP/IP
16 94 (17.54%) Windows XP
17 90 (16.79%) DHCP
18 87 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
19 81 (15.11%) Windows Server 2012
20 79 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
20 79 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
21 75 (13.99%) Android
22 68 (12.69%) Mac OS X
23 67 (12.50%) Blackberry
24 65 (12.13%) Apple
25 62 (11.57%) Driving Licence
26 60 (11.19%) Cisco
27 59 (11.01%) SLA
28 52 (9.70%) Apple iOS

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 113 (21.08%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 38 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (6.53%) Lync
5 21 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.12%) IIS
10 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.19%) Apache
11 1 (0.19%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 189 (35.26%) MS Office
2 149 (27.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Eikon
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.58%) Office 365
2 4 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 102 (19.03%) DNS
2 96 (17.91%) TCP/IP
3 90 (16.79%) DHCP
4 51 (9.51%) LAN
5 45 (8.40%) WAN
6 41 (7.65%) VPN
7 25 (4.66%) Firewall
8 20 (3.73%) Skype
9 18 (3.36%) Wireless
10 17 (3.17%) VoIP
11 14 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (2.24%) SAN
13 11 (2.05%) Internet
14 10 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.31%) HTTP
15 7 (1.31%) SMTP
16 5 (0.93%) NAS
17 4 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
17 4 (0.75%) WLAN
18 3 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.19%) DB2
4 1 (0.19%) MySQL
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.93%) JIRA
2 3 (0.56%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.56%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.37%) Selenium
3 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 144 (26.87%) Finance
2 34 (6.34%) Banking
3 10 (1.87%) Marketing
3 10 (1.87%) Retail
4 9 (1.68%) Legal
4 9 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.49%) Law
6 7 (1.31%) Back Office
6 7 (1.31%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.93%) Advertising
8 5 (0.93%) Games
9 3 (0.56%) Front Office
9 3 (0.56%) Publishing
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.36%) .NET
2 12 (2.24%) WinForms
2 12 (2.24%) WPF
2 12 (2.24%) XMPP
3 3 (0.56%) COM
3 3 (0.56%) Web Services
4 2 (0.37%) HTML
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) Flash
5 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 62 (11.57%) Driving Licence
3 26 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.10%) iPhone
5 20 (3.73%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (2.99%) Fat Client
6 16 (2.99%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.24%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.24%) Smartcard
8 9 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.49%) CMDB
10 7 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.31%) iPad
10 7 (1.31%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.75%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.75%) NHS
12 3 (0.56%) Handset
12 3 (0.56%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 480 (89.55%) Windows
2 274 (51.12%) Windows 7
3 152 (28.36%) Windows Server
4 136 (25.37%) Windows 8
5 94 (17.54%) Windows XP
6 87 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 81 (15.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 75 (13.99%) Android
9 68 (12.69%) Mac OS X
10 52 (9.70%) Apple iOS
11 34 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (5.60%) Windows 10
13 29 (5.41%) Linux
14 19 (3.54%) Mac OS
15 13 (2.43%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (1.68%) Windows Vista
17 7 (1.31%) Windows 2000
18 6 (1.12%) Unix
19 5 (0.93%) Windows Phone
20 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (24.44%) ITIL
2 39 (7.28%) Incident Management
3 38 (7.09%) Asset Management
4 30 (5.60%) Mentoring
5 29 (5.41%) Patch Management
6 23 (4.29%) Service Management
7 16 (2.99%) ITSM
8 14 (2.61%) Migration
8 14 (2.61%) Service Delivery
9 12 (2.24%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (2.24%) OO
9 12 (2.24%) Software Engineering
10 10 (1.87%) ITIL V3
10 10 (1.87%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (1.68%) Change Management
11 9 (1.68%) Configuration Management
11 9 (1.68%) Software Deployment
12 7 (1.31%) CRM
12 7 (1.31%) Server Patching
13 6 (1.12%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.97%) PowerShell
2 17 (3.17%) C#
3 13 (2.43%) SQL
4 11 (2.05%) C
5 8 (1.49%) VBScript
6 5 (0.93%) VB
7 3 (0.56%) C++
7 3 (0.56%) Java
7 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.37%) Perl
8 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.19%) PHP
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (6.16%) MCSA
3 30 (5.60%) MCSE
4 27 (5.04%) Degree
5 21 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.61%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.43%) MCP
8 10 (1.87%) MCITP
9 8 (1.49%) MCDST
9 8 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.31%) A+ Certification
10 7 (1.31%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.12%) MOS
12 4 (0.75%) MCTS
13 3 (0.56%) CCA
13 3 (0.56%) CCNA
13 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (11.01%) SLA
2 5 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 357 (66.60%) Active Directory
2 79 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (7.65%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.60%) XenApp
5 17 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 12 (2.24%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.05%) Xen
8 10 (1.87%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.68%) vSphere
10 5 (0.93%) XenServer
11 4 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.56%) Firmware
13 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.19%) vCloud
14 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 102 (19.03%) SCCM
2 9 (1.68%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.31%) WSUS
4 6 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.93%) DameWare
6 4 (0.75%) Perfmon
6 4 (0.75%) WMI
7 3 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.37%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.37%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.37%) SCOM
8 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 300 (55.97%) Microsoft
2 129 (24.07%) Citrix
3 105 (19.59%) VMware
4 65 (12.13%) Apple
5 60 (11.19%) Cisco
6 47 (8.77%) HP
7 38 (7.09%) Dell
8 21 (3.92%) Avaya
9 20 (3.73%) Bloomberg
10 18 (3.36%) Polycom
11 16 (2.99%) Altiris
12 15 (2.80%) Mitel
13 14 (2.61%) Reuters
14 12 (2.24%) Symantec
14 12 (2.24%) Toshiba
15 11 (2.05%) Google
15 11 (2.05%) LANDesk
16 9 (1.68%) Adobe
16 9 (1.68%) Remedy
17 8 (1.49%) Sophos
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + pension
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Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Rullion IT Plus
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Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
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Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
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AWD online
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
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Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum £24,000 - £27,000 + Benefits
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London
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits package
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London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
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