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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
UK
Rank 585 652 612
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 265 281 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 243 259 303
Median salary £26,500 £26,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,600 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
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 £42,500 £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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +85 255 £26,000 -3.70% 18
London +37 115 £35,000 +20.68% 6
South East +75 61 £25,000 -5.66% 2
South West +36 27 £25,000 - 4
City of London +27 23 £37,500 +11.11% 2
North West +3 22 £19,250 -31.25% 2
Surrey +43 20 £21,000 -22.22% 1
East of England +13 14 £25,750 +19.76% 2
Guildford +39 13 £21,000 -35.38% 1
Warrington +22 11 £19,000 -57.30%
Cheshire +20 11 £19,000 -57.30% 1
Hertfordshire +10 11 £25,500 +18.60%
Wiltshire +24 10 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Gloucestershire -5 10 £25,000 -9.09%
Gloucester - 9 £25,000 -
Swindon - 9 £25,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +29 8 £31,500 +18.86%
Hampshire +13 8 £28,500 +7.54%
Berkshire +46 7 £25,500 -8.92%
West Sussex +16 7 £22,500 -11.76%
West Midlands +6 7 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Crawley - 7 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire +26 6 £26,000 +1.96%
East Midlands +5 6 £19,000 -37.75% 1
Manchester -14 6 £20,000 -14.89% 1
Slough +33 5 £25,500 -8.92%
Watford +5 5 £25,000 +38.88%
Bristol +4 5 £26,000 +10.63% 1
Merseyside -1 5 £29,000 -58.57%
Liverpool -3 5 £29,000 -58.57%

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 470 (82.46%) Windows
2 348 (61.05%) Active Directory
3 293 (51.40%) Microsoft
4 241 (42.28%) MS Office
5 219 (38.42%) Windows 7
6 152 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 130 (22.81%) Office 365
8 117 (20.53%) ITIL
9 116 (20.35%) Windows 10
10 113 (19.82%) Windows 8
11 111 (19.47%) MS Exchange
12 109 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 103 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 103 (18.07%) Finance
14 98 (17.19%) Windows Server
15 97 (17.02%) Citrix
16 96 (16.84%) SCCM
17 92 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
18 90 (15.79%) LAN
19 86 (15.09%) Apple
19 86 (15.09%) VMware
20 84 (14.74%) TCP/IP
21 75 (13.16%) Mac OS X
22 73 (12.81%) WAN
23 68 (11.93%) PowerShell
24 67 (11.75%) Firewall
25 63 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
26 62 (10.88%) Fat Client
26 62 (10.88%) Thin Client
27 61 (10.70%) Security Cleared

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
1 111 (19.47%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (4.56%) Skype for Business
4 20 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.81%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.70%) IIS
10 3 (0.53%) Apache
10 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 241 (42.28%) MS Office
2 152 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.88%) Eikon
3 2 (0.35%) Summit
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 130 (22.81%) Office 365
2 34 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.70%) Dropbox
5 3 (0.53%) G Suite
6 2 (0.35%) SaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Yammer
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (15.79%) LAN
2 84 (14.74%) TCP/IP
3 73 (12.81%) WAN
4 67 (11.75%) Firewall
5 49 (8.60%) DNS
6 34 (5.96%) DHCP
7 33 (5.79%) VPN
8 31 (5.44%) VoIP
9 22 (3.86%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (3.68%) Internet
11 16 (2.81%) Skype
11 16 (2.81%) Wireless
12 13 (2.28%) IP Telephony
13 11 (1.93%) WLAN
14 10 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (1.75%) SAN
15 8 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.23%) NAS
17 6 (1.05%) ADSL
18 4 (0.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.53%) FileMaker
5 3 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.11%) MSI
2 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.18%) Selenium
3 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 103 (18.07%) Finance
2 28 (4.91%) Banking
3 14 (2.46%) Advertising
4 12 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.93%) Legal
5 11 (1.93%) Marketing
6 10 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.88%) Retail
9 4 (0.70%) Games
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Local Government
11 2 (0.35%) Electronics
11 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.86%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.05%) Web Services
3 5 (0.88%) REST
3 5 (0.88%) SOAP
4 4 (0.70%) .NET
4 4 (0.70%) WPF
5 3 (0.53%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.53%) React
5 3 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.35%) XMPP
6 2 (0.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.88%) Fat Client
1 62 (10.88%) Thin Client
2 43 (7.54%) Driving Licence
3 26 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 18 (3.16%) iPhone
6 17 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.81%) Blackberry
8 14 (2.46%) User Experience
9 8 (1.40%) iPad
9 8 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.05%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.05%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.88%) Biotechnology
11 5 (0.88%) Replication
12 4 (0.70%) CESG
12 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.70%) Wiki
13 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 470 (82.46%) Windows
2 219 (38.42%) Windows 7
3 116 (20.35%) Windows 10
4 113 (19.82%) Windows 8
5 109 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 98 (17.19%) Windows Server
7 92 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 75 (13.16%) Mac OS X
9 40 (7.02%) Linux
10 38 (6.67%) Windows XP
11 37 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (5.26%) Android
13 20 (3.51%) Apple iOS
14 14 (2.46%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.05%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.88%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.35%) Unix
19 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (20.53%) ITIL
2 25 (4.39%) Service Management
3 19 (3.33%) Software Distribution
4 17 (2.98%) Service Delivery
5 16 (2.81%) Application Virtualisation
6 15 (2.63%) Compatibility Testing
7 11 (1.93%) ITIL V3
7 11 (1.93%) Mobile Device Management
7 11 (1.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (1.93%) Software Deployment
8 10 (1.75%) Investment Management
8 10 (1.75%) Patch Management
9 9 (1.58%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (1.58%) Asset Management
9 9 (1.58%) Change Management
9 9 (1.58%) ITSM
9 9 (1.58%) Problem Management
10 8 (1.40%) B2B
10 8 (1.40%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (1.40%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.93%) PowerShell
2 7 (1.23%) SQL
3 6 (1.05%) C
3 6 (1.05%) C#
4 4 (0.70%) C++
5 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.35%) Java
6 2 (0.35%) VB
6 2 (0.35%) VBScript
7 1 (0.18%) Perl
7 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (10.70%) Security Cleared
3 45 (7.89%) MCP
4 40 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 32 (5.61%) MCSE
6 29 (5.09%) MCSA
7 23 (4.04%) Degree
8 18 (3.16%) MCITP
9 11 (1.93%) MCDST
10 9 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.40%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.23%) MCTS
13 6 (1.05%) CCNA
13 6 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.35%) CCNP
15 2 (0.35%) MOS
16 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
16 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.19%) SLA
2 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 348 (61.05%) Active Directory
2 63 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 25 (4.39%) XenApp
6 20 (3.51%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.88%) Xen
10 4 (0.70%) vSphere
11 3 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.53%) Firmware
11 3 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 96 (16.84%) SCCM
2 7 (1.23%) Casper Suite
2 7 (1.23%) WSUS
3 6 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.70%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.70%) DameWare
5 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.35%) SCOM
6 2 (0.35%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.18%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 293 (51.40%) Microsoft
2 97 (17.02%) Citrix
3 86 (15.09%) Apple
3 86 (15.09%) VMware
4 59 (10.35%) Intel
5 39 (6.84%) Cisco
6 32 (5.61%) HP
7 29 (5.09%) Bloomberg
8 27 (4.74%) Reuters
9 20 (3.51%) Dell
10 19 (3.33%) Polycom
10 19 (3.33%) Wyse
11 9 (1.58%) Remedy
11 9 (1.58%) Symantec
12 8 (1.40%) Google
12 8 (1.40%) Mitel
12 8 (1.40%) Sage
13 7 (1.23%) Avaya
13 7 (1.23%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.23%) Sophos
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