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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 592 632 698
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 283 252 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 239 198 165
Average salary £28,000 £28,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,362 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £56,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 2015. 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
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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 +48 268 £28,000 +1.35% 52
London +34 173 £30,000 -20.00% 27
South East -20 47 £31,500 +31.25% 8
City of London +20 45 £35,000 +12.90% 9
Berkshire -13 19 £32,500 +38.29% 4
Reading +2 16 £32,500 +47.72% 1
West Midlands +1 16 £25,500 +2.00% 2
North West -1 13 £24,500 +8.88% 2
Surrey -6 12 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Coventry +1 9 £21,000 -16.00%
East of England -5 9 £25,000 -7.40% 3
Manchester +1 7 £20,000 -
South West -30 7 £24,500 -2.00% 8
Hampshire -31 7 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Reigate - 7 £32,500 -
East Midlands +13 5 £22,500 +9.75% 1
Warwickshire -4 5 £27,850 +21.08%
Yorkshire -5 5 £24,750 +6.45% 1
South Wales - 5 £27,000 - 2
Wales - 5 £27,000 - 2
Merseyside +16 4 £24,500 +7.69% 1
Liverpool +16 4 £24,500 +7.69% 1
Basingstoke 0 4 £27,500 - 1
Belfast - 4 - -
County Antrim - 4 - -
Nuneaton - 4 £27,850 -
Somerset - 4 £24,500 -
Street - 4 £24,500 -
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Woking +13 3 £23,500 -21.66%

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 469 (87.34%) Windows
2 305 (56.80%) Active Directory
3 276 (51.40%) Windows 7
4 244 (45.44%) Microsoft
5 182 (33.89%) MS Office
6 160 (29.80%) MS Excel
7 145 (27.00%) ITIL
8 127 (23.65%) Citrix
9 117 (21.79%) MS Exchange
10 114 (21.23%) Finance
11 106 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 98 (18.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 97 (18.06%) Windows XP
14 89 (16.57%) VMware
15 87 (16.20%) Cisco
15 87 (16.20%) Blackberry
16 80 (14.90%) Windows 8
17 77 (14.34%) LAN
18 75 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
19 71 (13.22%) SCCM
20 67 (12.48%) SLA
21 66 (12.29%) DNS
22 65 (12.10%) TCP/IP
23 63 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
24 61 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
25 58 (10.80%) Apple
26 56 (10.43%) XenApp
27 52 (9.68%) DHCP
28 51 (9.50%) WAN
29 48 (8.94%) MCP

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 117 (21.79%) MS Exchange
2 61 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (8.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 32 (5.96%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.05%) IBM Notes
9 10 (1.86%) Lync
10 5 (0.93%) IIS
11 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.56%) nginx
12 3 (0.56%) Apache
12 3 (0.56%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.19%) Drupal
13 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 182 (33.89%) MS Office
2 160 (29.80%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.37%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.37%) Revit
5 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.19%) InDesign
5 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Eikon
2 2 (0.37%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.45%) Office 365
2 13 (2.42%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (14.34%) LAN
2 66 (12.29%) DNS
3 65 (12.10%) TCP/IP
4 52 (9.68%) DHCP
5 51 (9.50%) WAN
6 40 (7.45%) VPN
7 31 (5.77%) Firewall
8 25 (4.66%) VoIP
9 24 (4.47%) Wireless
10 14 (2.61%) Internet
10 14 (2.61%) 3G
11 11 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (1.68%) IP Telephony
13 6 (1.12%) ADSL
13 6 (1.12%) SMTP
13 6 (1.12%) Network Security
14 5 (0.93%) PBX
14 5 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (0.74%) SSH
15 4 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.12%) MySQL
3 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.12%) MSI
2 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.56%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 114 (21.23%) Finance
2 28 (5.21%) Banking
3 17 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.79%) Electronics
5 14 (2.61%) Military
5 14 (2.61%) Retail
6 9 (1.68%) Marketing
6 9 (1.68%) Law
7 8 (1.49%) Games
7 8 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.93%) French Language
8 5 (0.93%) Advertising
9 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.56%) Front Office
10 2 (0.37%) Back Office
10 2 (0.37%) Publishing
10 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.23%) Application Packaging
2 5 (0.93%) HTML
3 4 (0.74%) COM
4 3 (0.56%) REST
4 3 (0.56%) JSON
4 3 (0.56%) .NET
4 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.56%) XML
5 2 (0.37%) Web Services
6 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.19%) XMPP
6 1 (0.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.20%) Blackberry
2 31 (5.77%) iPhone
3 28 (5.21%) Video Conferencing
4 25 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.72%) Fat Client
5 20 (3.72%) Thin Client
6 19 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.35%) iPad
8 17 (3.17%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.98%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.86%) Clustering
10 10 (1.86%) Smartphone
11 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.30%) CMDB
13 6 (1.12%) Replication
14 5 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (0.93%) Equities
15 4 (0.74%) Mathematics
16 3 (0.56%) Computer Science
16 3 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 469 (87.34%) Windows
2 276 (51.40%) Windows 7
3 106 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (18.06%) Windows XP
5 80 (14.90%) Windows 8
6 75 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (7.08%) Mac OS X
9 23 (4.28%) Linux
9 23 (4.28%) Android
10 22 (4.10%) Windows 2000
11 20 (3.72%) Windows Vista
11 20 (3.72%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.05%) UNIX
13 8 (1.49%) Windows Phone
14 7 (1.30%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.93%) AIX
15 5 (0.93%) Solaris
16 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (27.00%) ITIL
2 37 (6.89%) Asset Management
3 26 (4.84%) Service Delivery
4 22 (4.10%) Service Management
5 14 (2.61%) Incident Management
5 14 (2.61%) Configuration Management
6 11 (2.05%) Change Management
6 11 (2.05%) ITSM
7 10 (1.86%) Migration
8 8 (1.49%) CRM
8 8 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (1.49%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (1.49%) Mentoring
9 6 (1.12%) Logistics
9 6 (1.12%) Time Management
9 6 (1.12%) ITIL V3
10 5 (0.93%) Software Deployment
10 5 (0.93%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.74%) Security Management
11 4 (0.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.84%) PowerShell
2 24 (4.47%) SQL
3 4 (0.74%) VBScript
3 4 (0.74%) VB
4 3 (0.56%) C
4 3 (0.56%) Ruby
5 2 (0.37%) Python
5 2 (0.37%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.19%) C#
6 1 (0.19%) Java
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 98 (18.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (8.94%) MCP
3 45 (8.38%) MCSE
4 29 (5.40%) Security Cleared
5 27 (5.03%) SC Cleared
6 26 (4.84%) MCITP
7 25 (4.66%) Degree
8 23 (4.28%) MCSA
9 20 (3.72%) MCTS
10 18 (3.35%) MCDST
11 14 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (2.42%) A+ Certification
13 12 (2.23%) CCNA
14 10 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
16 2 (0.37%) MOS
16 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
16 2 (0.37%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (12.48%) SLA
2 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 305 (56.80%) Active Directory
2 63 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (10.43%) XenApp
4 31 (5.77%) Hyper-V
5 23 (4.28%) XenDesktop
6 21 (3.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (2.42%) Xen
8 12 (2.23%) vSphere
9 6 (1.12%) XenServer
10 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.19%) Firmware
13 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 71 (13.22%) SCCM
2 20 (3.72%) WSUS
3 14 (2.61%) Backup Exec
3 14 (2.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.56%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.56%) Nagios
6 3 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.37%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.37%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.37%) SCOM
7 2 (0.37%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.19%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 244 (45.44%) Microsoft
2 127 (23.65%) Citrix
3 89 (16.57%) VMware
4 87 (16.20%) Cisco
5 58 (10.80%) Apple
6 41 (7.64%) Avaya
7 36 (6.70%) HP
8 33 (6.15%) Symantec
9 24 (4.47%) Dell
10 22 (4.10%) Reuters
11 19 (3.54%) Adobe
12 17 (3.17%) Wyse
13 14 (2.61%) Bloomberg
13 14 (2.61%) McAfee
14 13 (2.42%) FactSet
14 13 (2.42%) Remedy
15 12 (2.23%) LANDesk
16 11 (2.05%) Lotus
17 9 (1.68%) Mitel
18 8 (1.49%) AppSense
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + 24 days annual leave
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 40-55k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago