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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 597 627 697
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 304 281 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 268 219 144
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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
102382 106818 101390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83802 86310 84742
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 £27,250 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +34 291 £27,500 +1.85% 25
London +99 179 £32,000 -1.53% 12
South East -13 54 £27,500 +14.58% 3
City of London +32 47 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Surrey +27 27 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Berkshire -6 20 £28,250 +21.50% 1
Slough +11 14 £28,250 +20.21%
East Midlands +26 13 £25,000 +4.16% 1
East of England +20 13 £25,000 -7.40% 2
North West -3 13 £19,000 -20.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +18 10 £23,750 -1.04% 1
Nottingham +9 10 £23,750 -1.04% 1
West Midlands -15 10 £25,000 +4.16% 3
Staines +13 7 £30,000 +25.00%
Woking +12 7 £23,500 -16.07%
Hertfordshire +2 7 £25,000 -23.07%
Reigate - 7 £27,500 -
Coventry - 7 £23,500 - 1
Chiswick - 7 £24,000 -
Yorkshire +1 6 £24,250 -42.94% 1
Manchester 0 6 £18,000 -
South West -37 5 £23,500 +2.39% 2
Scotland 0 4 £20,960 -40.11% 1
West Yorkshire -17 4 £23,000 -45.88%
Liverpool +6 3 £19,000 -30.90%
Merseyside +4 3 £19,000 -30.90%
Cheshire -1 3 £20,000 -16.66%
Reading -11 3 £34,000 +54.54%
Norwich - 3 £27,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £29,500 -

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 496 (86.26%) Windows
2 328 (57.04%) Active Directory
3 307 (53.39%) Microsoft
4 306 (53.22%) Windows 7
5 235 (40.87%) MS Office
6 184 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 159 (27.65%) ITIL
8 142 (24.70%) Citrix
9 136 (23.65%) Finance
10 132 (22.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 125 (21.74%) MS Exchange
12 122 (21.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 110 (19.13%) Blackberry
14 103 (17.91%) VMware
15 102 (17.74%) Windows XP
16 98 (17.04%) Windows 8
17 96 (16.70%) SCCM
18 93 (16.17%) Cisco
19 83 (14.43%) TCP/IP
20 77 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
21 74 (12.87%) LAN
22 69 (12.00%) MCSE
22 69 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
23 68 (11.83%) DNS
23 68 (11.83%) Apple
24 66 (11.48%) SLA
25 65 (11.30%) MCP
25 65 (11.30%) XenApp
26 62 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2010
27 52 (9.04%) WAN

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 125 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 62 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (8.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 37 (6.43%) SharePoint
5 25 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (2.78%) Lync
9 12 (2.09%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.22%) IIS
11 5 (0.87%) Apache
12 3 (0.52%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.52%) nginx
13 2 (0.35%) Drupal
14 1 (0.17%) GroupWise
Applications
1 235 (40.87%) MS Office
2 184 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) Revit
4 2 (0.35%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.35%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 50 (8.70%) Office 365
2 15 (2.61%) Google Apps
3 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (14.43%) TCP/IP
2 74 (12.87%) LAN
3 68 (11.83%) DNS
4 52 (9.04%) WAN
5 51 (8.87%) VPN
6 44 (7.65%) DHCP
7 37 (6.43%) Firewall
8 27 (4.70%) Wireless
9 19 (3.30%) VoIP
10 15 (2.61%) Internet
11 13 (2.26%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (2.09%) 3G
13 10 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (1.39%) IP Telephony
14 8 (1.39%) SMTP
14 8 (1.39%) ADSL
15 6 (1.04%) SMS
15 6 (1.04%) VLAN
16 5 (0.87%) Network Security
16 5 (0.87%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.04%) MySQL
3 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.52%) MSI
2 3 (0.52%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 136 (23.65%) Finance
2 28 (4.87%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.70%) Banking
4 15 (2.61%) Electronics
5 12 (2.09%) Games
6 11 (1.91%) Military
7 10 (1.74%) Law
7 10 (1.74%) Marketing
8 9 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.39%) Retail
10 7 (1.22%) Back Office
10 7 (1.22%) Publishing
11 6 (1.04%) Advertising
12 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.35%) French Language
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.74%) Software Packaging
2 9 (1.57%) Application Packaging
3 7 (1.22%) HTML
3 7 (1.22%) COM
4 3 (0.52%) XML
4 3 (0.52%) .NET
4 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.52%) JSON
4 3 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.17%) WSH
5 1 (0.17%) LAMP
5 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (19.13%) Blackberry
2 39 (6.78%) iPhone
2 39 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.26%) Video Conferencing
4 26 (4.52%) Thin Client
4 26 (4.52%) Fat Client
5 22 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.65%) iPad
6 21 (3.65%) Hedge funds
7 19 (3.30%) Replication
8 13 (2.26%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.39%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.04%) CMDB
10 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.70%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.52%) Equities
13 2 (0.35%) DTV
13 2 (0.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 496 (86.26%) Windows
2 306 (53.22%) Windows 7
3 122 (21.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 102 (17.74%) Windows XP
5 98 (17.04%) Windows 8
6 77 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (8.70%) Mac OS X
7 50 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (5.04%) Linux
9 28 (4.87%) Android
10 25 (4.35%) Apple iOS
11 22 (3.83%) Windows Vista
12 18 (3.13%) Windows 2000
13 13 (2.26%) Mac OS
14 10 (1.74%) UNIX
15 8 (1.39%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.87%) AIX
16 5 (0.87%) Solaris
17 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (27.65%) ITIL
2 48 (8.35%) Asset Management
3 41 (7.13%) Service Delivery
4 16 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 14 (2.43%) Service Management
6 13 (2.26%) Software Deployment
7 11 (1.91%) Configuration Management
8 10 (1.74%) Line Management
8 10 (1.74%) Mentoring
9 9 (1.57%) ITSM
9 9 (1.57%) Migration
10 8 (1.39%) Logistics
10 8 (1.39%) CRM
10 8 (1.39%) Data Protection
11 7 (1.22%) Problem Management
11 7 (1.22%) Data Migration
11 7 (1.22%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (1.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (1.04%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (1.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.09%) PowerShell
2 32 (5.57%) SQL
3 8 (1.39%) VB
4 6 (1.04%) C
5 3 (0.52%) VBScript
5 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.52%) Ruby
6 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.35%) Perl
7 1 (0.17%) PHP
7 1 (0.17%) Java
7 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 132 (22.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (12.00%) MCSE
3 65 (11.30%) MCP
4 43 (7.48%) MCITP
5 39 (6.78%) MCSA
6 35 (6.09%) Degree
7 26 (4.52%) MCDST
8 25 (4.35%) MCTS
9 21 (3.65%) Security Cleared
10 19 (3.30%) SC Cleared
11 18 (3.13%) A+ Certification
12 16 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (2.43%) CCNA
14 11 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.52%) ACSP
17 2 (0.35%) Avaya Certification
17 2 (0.35%) MOS
17 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 2 (0.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (11.48%) SLA
2 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 328 (57.04%) Active Directory
2 69 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (11.30%) XenApp
4 38 (6.61%) Hyper-V
5 29 (5.04%) XenDesktop
6 21 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (3.30%) Xen
8 17 (2.96%) vSphere
9 8 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.87%) XenServer
12 4 (0.70%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.17%) Firmware
14 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 96 (16.70%) SCCM
2 19 (3.30%) WSUS
3 13 (2.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.22%) DameWare
7 6 (1.04%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.70%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.70%) EdgeSight
9 3 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.35%) Nagios
10 2 (0.35%) Casper Suite
11 1 (0.17%) SCOM
11 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.17%) Puppet
11 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.17%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 307 (53.39%) Microsoft
2 142 (24.70%) Citrix
3 103 (17.91%) VMware
4 93 (16.17%) Cisco
5 68 (11.83%) Apple
6 45 (7.83%) Avaya
7 44 (7.65%) HP
8 33 (5.74%) Dell
9 28 (4.87%) ServiceNow
10 27 (4.70%) McAfee
11 26 (4.52%) Symantec
12 25 (4.35%) Wyse
13 23 (4.00%) Reuters
14 18 (3.13%) FactSet
15 14 (2.43%) AppSense
16 13 (2.26%) Remedy
16 13 (2.26%) Adobe
17 12 (2.09%) Juniper
17 12 (2.09%) Mitel
17 12 (2.09%) Altiris
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