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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
UK
Rank 591 616 585
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 262 330 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 233 304 348
Median salary £26,000 £26,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.88% -8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -1.85%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +45 250 £26,000 -3.70% 25
London +42 121 £35,000 +16.66% 11
South East +50 52 £23,000 -13.20% 6
City of London +33 26 £42,500 +30.76% 2
East of England +28 25 £25,000 -3.84% 1
South West +16 23 £25,000 - 2
North West -9 17 £19,500 -17.02% 1
Surrey +45 16 £21,000 -22.93% 2
Hertfordshire +18 16 £25,500 -1.92%
Guildford +30 11 £21,000 -31.70% 2
Wiltshire +24 10 £25,000 -5.66%
Watford +10 10 £25,000 +38.88%
Swindon - 10 £25,000 -
Cheshire +21 9 £19,000 -
Oxfordshire +20 9 £31,500 -16.00%
Gloucestershire +1 9 £25,000 -13.04%
West Midlands +24 8 £25,000 +7.52% 2
Warrington +12 8 £19,000 -
Gloucester - 8 £25,000 -
Milton Keynes +19 7 £26,000 +8.33%
Buckinghamshire +18 7 £26,000 +4.00% 1
West Sussex +16 6 £22,500 -11.76%
Berkshire +29 5 £25,500 -6.42%
Crawley +13 5 £22,500 -
Hampshire +5 5 £25,000 -5.66% 3
Abingdon - 5 £31,500 -
Slough +29 4 £25,500 -8.92%
Scotland +14 4 £27,500 -18.51%
East Midlands +10 4 £25,000 -24.03% 1
Edinburgh 0 4 £27,500 -24.13%

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 451 (82.45%) Windows
2 337 (61.61%) Active Directory
3 252 (46.07%) Microsoft
4 207 (37.84%) MS Office
5 204 (37.29%) Windows 7
6 144 (26.33%) MS Excel
7 123 (22.49%) Windows 10
8 114 (20.84%) Office 365
9 109 (19.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 104 (19.01%) Finance
11 103 (18.83%) MS Exchange
12 100 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 98 (17.92%) Windows 8
14 97 (17.73%) SCCM
15 96 (17.55%) VMware
16 95 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 93 (17.00%) ITIL
17 93 (17.00%) Windows Server
18 88 (16.09%) LAN
19 86 (15.72%) Citrix
20 84 (15.36%) TCP/IP
21 72 (13.16%) PowerShell
22 70 (12.80%) WAN
23 69 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
24 68 (12.43%) Apple
25 64 (11.70%) Firewall
26 57 (10.42%) Mac OS X
26 57 (10.42%) Thin Client
26 57 (10.42%) Hyper-V
26 57 (10.42%) Fat Client

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
1 103 (18.83%) MS Exchange
2 39 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (3.66%) Skype for Business
4 19 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.37%) IIS
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) Confluence
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 207 (37.84%) MS Office
2 144 (26.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.37%) MS Project
3 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Eikon
2 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.37%) Summit
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 114 (20.84%) Office 365
2 35 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.73%) G Suite
5 3 (0.55%) Dropbox
5 3 (0.55%) SaaS
6 2 (0.37%) Yammer
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (16.09%) LAN
2 84 (15.36%) TCP/IP
3 70 (12.80%) WAN
4 64 (11.70%) Firewall
5 56 (10.24%) DNS
6 39 (7.13%) DHCP
7 32 (5.85%) VPN
8 24 (4.39%) VoIP
9 21 (3.84%) Internet
9 21 (3.84%) Wireless
10 19 (3.47%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (2.74%) WLAN
12 14 (2.56%) IP Telephony
13 13 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (2.01%) Skype
15 8 (1.46%) SAN
16 5 (0.91%) NAS
17 4 (0.73%) PBX
17 4 (0.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.55%) FileMaker
4 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (3.29%) MSI
2 2 (0.37%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.18%) Selenium
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 104 (19.01%) Finance
2 30 (5.48%) Banking
3 11 (2.01%) Advertising
4 10 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.10%) Marketing
6 6 (1.10%) Retail
7 5 (0.91%) Legal
8 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.55%) Games
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
10 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.37%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.84%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.10%) Web Services
3 5 (0.91%) REST
3 5 (0.91%) SOAP
4 3 (0.55%) WPF
5 2 (0.37%) XMPP
6 1 (0.18%) .NET
6 1 (0.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.42%) Fat Client
1 57 (10.42%) Thin Client
2 32 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.85%) Driving Licence
3 26 (4.75%) Hedge funds
4 20 (3.66%) iPhone
5 19 (3.47%) Blackberry
6 17 (3.11%) User Experience
7 11 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.65%) iPad
10 7 (1.28%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.91%) Biotechnology
13 4 (0.73%) CESG
13 4 (0.73%) Wiki
14 3 (0.55%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.55%) Replication
15 2 (0.37%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 451 (82.45%) Windows
2 204 (37.29%) Windows 7
3 123 (22.49%) Windows 10
4 109 (19.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 98 (17.92%) Windows 8
7 93 (17.00%) Windows Server
8 57 (10.42%) Mac OS X
9 35 (6.40%) Linux
9 35 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (6.22%) Windows XP
11 33 (6.03%) Android
12 21 (3.84%) Apple iOS
13 12 (2.19%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.28%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.91%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.00%) ITIL
2 19 (3.47%) Service Management
3 16 (2.93%) Service Delivery
3 16 (2.93%) Software Distribution
4 14 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (1.83%) Application Virtualisation
5 10 (1.83%) Change Management
5 10 (1.83%) Compatibility Testing
5 10 (1.83%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (1.83%) Patch Management
5 10 (1.83%) Time Management
6 9 (1.65%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (1.65%) Incident Management
6 9 (1.65%) ITIL V3
7 8 (1.46%) B2B
7 8 (1.46%) Configuration Management
7 8 (1.46%) PRINCE2
8 7 (1.28%) CRM
8 7 (1.28%) Investment Management
8 7 (1.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (13.16%) PowerShell
2 11 (2.01%) SQL
3 5 (0.91%) C#
3 5 (0.91%) C++
4 4 (0.73%) C
5 3 (0.55%) Java
5 3 (0.55%) VB
5 3 (0.55%) VBScript
6 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.18%) Perl
6 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 95 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 39 (7.13%) MCP
4 35 (6.40%) Degree
4 35 (6.40%) MCSE
5 33 (6.03%) SC Cleared
6 26 (4.75%) MCSA
7 13 (2.38%) MCITP
8 12 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.01%) MCDST
10 9 (1.65%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.10%) MCTS
12 5 (0.91%) CCNA
12 5 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.37%) CCNP
14 2 (0.37%) MOS
14 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.18%) HND
15 1 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.40%) SLA
2 4 (0.73%) QA
3 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 337 (61.61%) Active Directory
2 69 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 37 (6.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (4.94%) XenApp
6 24 (4.39%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.55%) Firmware
9 3 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.55%) vSphere
10 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.37%) Xen
11 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.18%) Docker
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 97 (17.73%) SCCM
2 12 (2.19%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.46%) WSUS
4 7 (1.28%) AirWatch
4 7 (1.28%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.10%) SCOM
6 4 (0.73%) DameWare
6 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.18%) SafeCom
9 1 (0.18%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 252 (46.07%) Microsoft
2 96 (17.55%) VMware
3 86 (15.72%) Citrix
4 68 (12.43%) Apple
5 54 (9.87%) Intel
6 44 (8.04%) Cisco
7 30 (5.48%) Bloomberg
7 30 (5.48%) HP
8 29 (5.30%) Reuters
9 22 (4.02%) Dell
10 14 (2.56%) Wyse
11 13 (2.38%) Symantec
12 12 (2.19%) Polycom
13 10 (1.83%) Google
13 10 (1.83%) Mitel
14 9 (1.65%) NetApp
14 9 (1.65%) Sage
15 8 (1.46%) IBM
15 8 (1.46%) Intel Security
15 8 (1.46%) Sophos
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Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on call
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £30000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bourne, Lincolnshire
Hiring People
Salary: Circa £26k - £35k STE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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London
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