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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 614 616 684
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 304 373 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 284 334 236
Median salary £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,450
UK excluding London median 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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -16 292 £28,500 +3.63% 12
London +27 145 £32,500 - 6
South East +4 79 £27,500 - 4
Hampshire +16 30 £29,500 +7.27% 1
City of London +56 27 £35,000 +27.27% 4
Andover - 22 £29,250 -
Surrey +18 21 £22,500 -16.66% 2
East of England +8 21 £26,000 -1.88%
East Midlands +16 17 £19,000 -19.14%
Nottinghamshire +17 15 £19,000 -19.14%
Nottingham +15 15 £19,000 -19.14%
Berkshire +1 15 £27,500 -
South West +6 14 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Hertfordshire +21 10 £26,000 -10.34%
Yorkshire +28 9 £22,000 -11.45%
Wiltshire +14 9 £28,500 +7.54%
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire +19 6 £32,500 +22.64%
Guildford +17 6 £21,000 -35.38% 1
West Midlands -16 6 £26,500 +15.21% 1
Leeds +22 5 £22,000 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +16 5 £22,000 -11.45%
South Yorkshire +13 5 £25,000 -2.91%
Reading +3 5 £40,000 +45.45%
Cambridge +2 5 £23,500 -
High Wycombe 0 5 £32,500 +4.83%
Farnborough -3 5 £29,000 -10.76%
Corsham - 5 £27,000 -
Sheffield +15 4 £22,500 -12.62%
Essex +14 4 £24,750 -10.00%

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 533 (81.75%) Windows
2 403 (61.81%) Active Directory
3 360 (55.21%) Microsoft
4 271 (41.56%) Windows 7
5 226 (34.66%) MS Office
6 159 (24.39%) MS Excel
7 150 (23.01%) Citrix
8 149 (22.85%) ITIL
9 137 (21.01%) Windows 8
10 134 (20.55%) SCCM
11 128 (19.63%) MS Exchange
12 123 (18.87%) Windows Server
13 122 (18.71%) Finance
14 120 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 117 (17.94%) Windows 10
16 105 (16.10%) TCP/IP
17 101 (15.49%) Mac OS X
18 99 (15.18%) Apple
19 98 (15.03%) LAN
19 98 (15.03%) VMware
20 89 (13.65%) Office 365
21 86 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
22 85 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
23 84 (12.88%) Windows XP
24 78 (11.96%) SLA
25 76 (11.66%) Blackberry
26 74 (11.35%) Cisco
26 74 (11.35%) DNS
27 73 (11.20%) Driving Licence
28 72 (11.04%) WAN

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
1 128 (19.63%) MS Exchange
2 68 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (9.20%) Skype for Business
4 37 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (3.37%) SharePoint
6 20 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.92%) GroupWise
10 4 (0.61%) IIS
11 3 (0.46%) Apache
12 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 226 (34.66%) MS Office
2 159 (24.39%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.99%) Eikon
2 7 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 89 (13.65%) Office 365
2 10 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.61%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.46%) Yammer
5 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (16.10%) TCP/IP
2 98 (15.03%) LAN
3 74 (11.35%) DNS
4 72 (11.04%) WAN
5 69 (10.58%) DHCP
6 53 (8.13%) VPN
7 48 (7.36%) Skype
8 47 (7.21%) VoIP
9 32 (4.91%) Wireless
10 27 (4.14%) Internet
11 23 (3.53%) Firewall
12 22 (3.37%) Remote Desktop
13 19 (2.91%) SAN
14 18 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (1.38%) ADSL
16 9 (1.38%) IP Telephony
17 8 (1.23%) NAS
18 7 (1.07%) WebEx
19 6 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.15%) MS Access
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.61%) JIRA
3 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 122 (18.71%) Finance
2 24 (3.68%) Banking
3 23 (3.53%) Marketing
4 18 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.30%) Retail
6 14 (2.15%) Games
7 12 (1.84%) Advertising
7 12 (1.84%) Back Office
8 11 (1.69%) Legal
8 11 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.07%) Law
10 5 (0.77%) Electronics
11 4 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.46%) Billing
12 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.46%) Publishing
13 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.31%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.45%) Software Packaging
2 10 (1.53%) XMPP
3 9 (1.38%) .NET
4 7 (1.07%) WPF
5 4 (0.61%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.46%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.46%) MFC
6 3 (0.46%) Qt
6 3 (0.46%) React
6 3 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (0.46%) WCF
6 3 (0.46%) WinForms
6 3 (0.46%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.31%) HTML
7 2 (0.31%) ODBC
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.15%) COM
8 1 (0.15%) Web Services
8 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.66%) Blackberry
2 73 (11.20%) Driving Licence
3 48 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (6.29%) iPhone
5 31 (4.75%) Video Conferencing
6 29 (4.45%) Hedge funds
7 27 (4.14%) Fat Client
7 27 (4.14%) Thin Client
8 22 (3.37%) Smartphone
9 18 (2.76%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.15%) iPad
11 12 (1.84%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.38%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.38%) HP StoreVirtual
13 6 (0.92%) Social Media
14 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.61%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.61%) Replication
14 4 (0.61%) User Experience
15 3 (0.46%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 533 (81.75%) Windows
2 271 (41.56%) Windows 7
3 137 (21.01%) Windows 8
4 123 (18.87%) Windows Server
5 120 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 117 (17.94%) Windows 10
7 101 (15.49%) Mac OS X
8 85 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 84 (12.88%) Windows XP
10 66 (10.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 61 (9.36%) Android
12 41 (6.29%) Apple iOS
13 37 (5.67%) Linux
14 22 (3.37%) Windows Vista
15 20 (3.07%) Mac OS
16 7 (1.07%) Unix
17 3 (0.46%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.46%) Solaris
18 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (22.85%) ITIL
2 40 (6.13%) Mobile Device Management
3 33 (5.06%) Mentoring
4 28 (4.29%) Service Management
5 27 (4.14%) Software Distribution
6 26 (3.99%) Asset Management
7 22 (3.37%) Service Delivery
8 18 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (2.45%) Application Virtualisation
9 16 (2.45%) ITSM
10 14 (2.15%) Migration
11 13 (1.99%) Compatibility Testing
11 13 (1.99%) Data Protection
11 13 (1.99%) Incident Management
12 12 (1.84%) Patch Management
12 12 (1.84%) Software Engineering
13 11 (1.69%) Change Management
13 11 (1.69%) Line Management
13 11 (1.69%) Problem Management
13 11 (1.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.36%) PowerShell
2 24 (3.68%) C
3 8 (1.23%) C#
3 8 (1.23%) SQL
4 7 (1.07%) Java
4 7 (1.07%) VB
5 5 (0.77%) C++
6 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.46%) VB6
8 2 (0.31%) VBScript
9 1 (0.15%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.15%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.15%) KiXtart
9 1 (0.15%) PHP
9 1 (0.15%) VBA
9 1 (0.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 86 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.45%) Degree
4 28 (4.29%) MCP
5 25 (3.83%) CCNA
5 25 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (3.68%) MCSA
7 22 (3.37%) SC Cleared
8 19 (2.91%) MCITP
9 17 (2.61%) MCSE
10 15 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (0.92%) MCTS
13 5 (0.77%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.77%) Dell Certification
13 5 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.61%) MCDST
14 4 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.46%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.46%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (11.96%) SLA
2 6 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 403 (61.81%) Active Directory
2 59 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.21%) XenApp
4 29 (4.45%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (3.22%) XenDesktop
7 14 (2.15%) Terminal Services
7 14 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (1.23%) vSphere
9 7 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.61%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.61%) Xen
13 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.31%) XenServer
15 1 (0.15%) Firmware
15 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 134 (20.55%) SCCM
2 29 (4.45%) WSUS
3 10 (1.53%) SCOM
4 7 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.92%) AirWatch
5 6 (0.92%) Casper Suite
6 5 (0.77%) DameWare
6 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.46%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.46%) Sysprep
8 3 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.31%) Opsview
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 360 (55.21%) Microsoft
2 150 (23.01%) Citrix
3 99 (15.18%) Apple
4 98 (15.03%) VMware
5 74 (11.35%) Cisco
6 54 (8.28%) HP
7 51 (7.82%) Bloomberg
8 35 (5.37%) Polycom
9 32 (4.91%) Reuters
10 25 (3.83%) Dell
11 17 (2.61%) Fidessa
12 16 (2.45%) Intel
13 14 (2.15%) Mitel
13 14 (2.15%) Remedy
14 13 (1.99%) Avaya
15 12 (1.84%) Symantec
16 10 (1.53%) Samsung
17 9 (1.38%) Intel Security
17 9 (1.38%) ServiceNow
18 8 (1.23%) Wyse
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Qualification Allow
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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North West London
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + negotiable + benefits in ad
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Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
greywood
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + bens + OT
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Kent
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Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
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