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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 614 614 707
Rank change year-on-year
0 +93
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 302 374 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 281 348 217
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 £21,600 £22,530 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,750 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -3 290 £29,000 +5.45% 26
London +9 139 £32,000 -1.53% 12
South East +35 81 £27,500 +1.85% 4
Hampshire +43 34 £29,500 +6.30% 1
City of London +43 33 £33,500 +17.54% 5
Surrey +16 22 £22,500 -16.66% 2
South West +12 22 £27,000 +0.93% 1
Andover - 19 £32,000 -
Wiltshire +14 18 £27,000 +1.88%
East Midlands +28 16 £19,000 -15.55% 2
East of England -13 15 £25,500 -7.27% 2
Nottingham +19 14 £19,000 -24.00%
Nottinghamshire +17 14 £19,000 -24.00%
Corsham - 12 £27,000 -
Guildford +16 11 £21,000 -35.38% 1
Farnborough +3 11 £29,000 -10.76%
Berkshire +29 10 £31,000 +18.09%
Buckinghamshire +23 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +28 8 £33,500 +11.66%
West Midlands -26 7 £26,000 +4.00%
Leeds +32 6 £33,500 +3.07%
West Yorkshire +18 6 £33,500 +3.07%
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £23,000 -24.59%
Swindon +9 6 £28,750 +19.79%
High Wycombe +9 6 £32,500 +11.11% 1
Cambridge +6 6 £23,000 -25.80%
Hertfordshire +13 5 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £31,500 -
Milton Keynes +23 3 £25,000 -
Reading +18 3 £40,000 +45.45%

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 503 (79.34%) Windows
2 389 (61.36%) Active Directory
3 359 (56.62%) Microsoft
4 262 (41.32%) Windows 7
5 221 (34.86%) MS Office
6 154 (24.29%) MS Excel
7 147 (23.19%) ITIL
8 146 (23.03%) Citrix
9 134 (21.14%) MS Exchange
9 134 (21.14%) Windows 8
10 128 (20.19%) Windows 10
10 128 (20.19%) SCCM
11 121 (19.09%) Finance
11 121 (19.09%) Windows Server
12 115 (18.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 104 (16.40%) LAN
14 101 (15.93%) Office 365
15 100 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 98 (15.46%) VMware
17 94 (14.83%) Apple
18 88 (13.88%) TCP/IP
19 86 (13.56%) Mac OS X
20 82 (12.93%) Windows Server 2012
21 78 (12.30%) WAN
22 76 (11.99%) Driving Licence
23 70 (11.04%) Blackberry
24 67 (10.57%) Windows XP
25 62 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2010
25 62 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
26 61 (9.62%) DNS

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
1 134 (21.14%) MS Exchange
2 62 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (8.04%) Skype for Business
4 36 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (2.52%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.95%) GroupWise
10 3 (0.47%) Apache
10 3 (0.47%) IIS
11 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 221 (34.86%) MS Office
2 154 (24.29%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.21%) Eikon
2 9 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 101 (15.93%) Office 365
2 15 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.79%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.47%) Yammer
6 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (16.40%) LAN
2 88 (13.88%) TCP/IP
3 78 (12.30%) WAN
4 61 (9.62%) DNS
5 57 (8.99%) DHCP
6 46 (7.26%) VoIP
7 43 (6.78%) VPN
8 42 (6.62%) Skype
9 30 (4.73%) Firewall
10 29 (4.57%) Wireless
11 28 (4.42%) Internet
12 21 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
13 17 (2.68%) SAN
13 17 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (2.05%) IP Telephony
15 11 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (1.58%) ADSL
17 7 (1.10%) NAS
17 7 (1.10%) WLAN
18 6 (0.95%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.63%) JIRA
1 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 121 (19.09%) Finance
2 27 (4.26%) Banking
3 26 (4.10%) Marketing
4 17 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.52%) Advertising
6 15 (2.37%) Games
6 15 (2.37%) Retail
7 12 (1.89%) Back Office
7 12 (1.89%) Legal
8 11 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.95%) Electronics
9 6 (0.95%) Law
10 3 (0.47%) Billing
10 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.47%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.31%) Software Packaging
2 5 (0.79%) .NET
3 4 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.63%) WPF
4 3 (0.47%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.47%) React
4 3 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (0.47%) XMPP
4 3 (0.47%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.32%) HTML
5 2 (0.32%) ODBC
5 2 (0.32%) Web Services
6 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.16%) COM
6 1 (0.16%) REST
6 1 (0.16%) SOAP
6 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.99%) Driving Licence
2 70 (11.04%) Blackberry
3 48 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (5.68%) Fat Client
4 36 (5.68%) Thin Client
5 35 (5.52%) iPhone
6 31 (4.89%) Video Conferencing
7 25 (3.94%) Hedge funds
8 17 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.05%) iPad
9 13 (2.05%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.26%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
12 6 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.95%) Social Media
13 5 (0.79%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.63%) User Experience
15 3 (0.47%) EPoS
15 3 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 503 (79.34%) Windows
2 262 (41.32%) Windows 7
3 134 (21.14%) Windows 8
4 128 (20.19%) Windows 10
5 121 (19.09%) Windows Server
6 115 (18.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (13.56%) Mac OS X
8 82 (12.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 67 (10.57%) Windows XP
10 55 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 51 (8.04%) Android
12 36 (5.68%) Apple iOS
13 35 (5.52%) Linux
14 22 (3.47%) Windows Vista
15 12 (1.89%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.63%) Unix
17 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
19 1 (0.16%) CentOS
19 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (23.19%) ITIL
2 35 (5.52%) Mobile Device Management
3 30 (4.73%) Software Distribution
4 29 (4.57%) Mentoring
5 27 (4.26%) Service Management
6 20 (3.15%) Application Virtualisation
6 20 (3.15%) Service Delivery
7 18 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (2.68%) Asset Management
8 17 (2.68%) Compatibility Testing
9 13 (2.05%) Change Management
9 13 (2.05%) ITSM
10 12 (1.89%) Migration
10 12 (1.89%) Problem Management
11 11 (1.74%) Investment Management
11 11 (1.74%) Project Management
12 10 (1.58%) Line Management
12 10 (1.58%) Software Engineering
13 9 (1.42%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (1.42%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (9.15%) PowerShell
2 23 (3.63%) C
3 8 (1.26%) Java
4 6 (0.95%) SQL
5 5 (0.79%) C#
6 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.63%) VB
7 3 (0.47%) C++
7 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.32%) VBScript
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.16%) KiXtart
9 1 (0.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 100 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.05%) MCP
4 28 (4.42%) MCSA
4 28 (4.42%) SC Cleared
5 24 (3.79%) Degree
6 23 (3.63%) MCITP
7 22 (3.47%) CCNA
7 22 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.84%) MCSE
9 17 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.10%) MCTS
11 5 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.79%) MCDST
12 4 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.47%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.47%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.47%) MOS
14 2 (0.32%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.46%) SLA
2 7 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 389 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 62 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (6.47%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.89%) XenApp
5 26 (4.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (3.15%) XenDesktop
7 14 (2.21%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (1.10%) vSphere
11 4 (0.63%) Xen
12 3 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.32%) XenServer
14 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 128 (20.19%) SCCM
2 18 (2.84%) WSUS
3 11 (1.74%) SCOM
4 7 (1.10%) AirWatch
5 6 (0.95%) Casper Suite
5 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.79%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.79%) DameWare
6 5 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.47%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.47%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.16%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 359 (56.62%) Microsoft
2 146 (23.03%) Citrix
3 98 (15.46%) VMware
4 94 (14.83%) Apple
5 60 (9.46%) Cisco
6 48 (7.57%) Bloomberg
7 47 (7.41%) HP
8 37 (5.84%) Reuters
9 31 (4.89%) Polycom
10 25 (3.94%) Intel
11 21 (3.31%) Dell
11 21 (3.31%) Wyse
12 16 (2.52%) Fidessa
13 13 (2.05%) Mitel
14 12 (1.89%) Remedy
15 11 (1.74%) Avaya
16 9 (1.42%) Intel Security
16 9 (1.42%) Symantec
17 8 (1.26%) ServiceNow
18 7 (1.10%) Sophos
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